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Introduction To Fundamental Analysis – Researching A Stock

Introduction     Fundamental analysis is the process of examining a company’s financial statements to help decide if its stock is a good investment. Financial statements include balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows statements – as this information helps determine the financial makeup of the company behind the stock. This lesson will cover the…

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Introduction To Technical Analysis – Evaluating A Stock

Introduction     The term “technical analysis” might sound a little, well, technical, but it’s actually pretty simple. Essentially, it’s a strategy an investor may use to examine an investments chart and attempt to forecast its future performance. Some investors may use technical analysis to attempt to identify when to enter or exit a stock…

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Relative Strength Investing – Finding Stock “Front Runners”

Introduction     Sometimes, stocks deliver an incredibly high performance. Every year, some stocks may rise in price by 100% or 200%, and in some cases, even more. But with thousands of stocks to choose from, it’s challenging to spot which stocks might deliver a high performance before it happens – after all, no one…

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Sector Rotation Investing – Wheel…Of…Sectors!

Introduction   The economic cycle is when the economy moves from growth to recession – and back to growth again. It’s one of the most influential forces in the stock market. The economic cycle is significant because it plays a large role in determining corporate profits, which are probably the most important factor that influences…

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What Is Intermarket Analysis? – It’s A Mad, Mad World

Introduction     If you are an English buff, you may be familiar with the Latin prefix “inter” which translates as “in between or within”. And in a couple lessons back, we defined the term market as a place where buyers and sellers can get together to make transactions – such as the NYSE or…

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