What is market analysis?Market analysis is essentially research into price movements and other technical data with the aim of predicting the direction of the markets. This research can consist of examining historical records, price charting, technical data and a host of other research elements. Technical analysis is one of many market analysis techniques that use charts of previous stock price movements and trading volumes to help predict future price movements. Experienced investors know Pat McKeough for his insightful market analysis and his candid, unpretentious style. But Pat himself points out that “calling the market” is a seductive but potentially destructive market analysis activity for those who make a living by advising people about where and how to invest their money. A few good calls on where the stock market is going through market analysis can establish an advisor's reputation for a decade or longer-if those calls happen to catch the attention of investors. But the funny thing is that among people who make a habit of calling the market, everybody has had at least a few good calls. The ones you never hear of just didn't have the good fortune to get noticed by investors while making a good call. Some of the most dangerous advisors you'll ever find are those who have recently made a good stock market prediction or two, and are starting to believe in their own infallibility. Pat McKeough says that he always has an opinion on which way the market will move. But nobody calls it right every time. That's why he always stresses that opinions (his or anybody else's) should be at most a secondary part of the investment process. Your primary goal should be to follow our three-pronged Successful Investor philosophy:
Invest mainly in well-established companies;
Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; Consumer; Finance; Utilities);
Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.
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Every Wednesday, we publish our “Investor Toolkit” series on TSI Network. Whether you’re a new or experienced investor, these weekly updates are designed to give you specific advice on helping you develop a successful approach to investing in the stock market. Each Investor Toolkit update… Read More
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