In one corner, you have investors. In the other corner, you have the stock market. When the two communicate accurately, you make money. Yes, it is that simple. Stay with me and I’ll make it worth your while.
Investors, stock pickers, traders – pick a label – all sit somewhere along a dichotomist spectrum from fundamental analysis (based on earnings, sales, assets, liabilities) on one end to technical analysis (charts) on the other end. Personally, I prefer to more accurately label technical analysts as visual analysts. And yes, research in the academic community tells us that women are actually better in this area than men. I consider myself a rational analyst which simply means that I sit between both camps, utilizing the power of charts while keeping an eye on earnings.