Investing 101

What Is Market Sentiment

Market Sentiment is defined as the attitude of investors towards a particular stock or the overall market through the prior price movements or associated activities in the market. It is a result of various factors which include prior fluctuation in values, national and global events, economic reports, seasonal factors and similar others. Investor keep a keen eye on market sentiment via various technical and analytical methods such as comparison between
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How To Identify The Most Suitable Companies To Invest In

Getting into a trade is perhaps the toughest part about investing because of the level of research it takes. You get tips and suggestions from so many people, coming from so many directions that it's difficult not to get utterly confused. And if you are an amateur at finance, there are dozens of "technical-sounding" terms about stocks that are not easy to wrap your head around. There's TV news coming
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How To Use Social Media As An Investment Tool?

If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media when you invest, you’re making a mistake that could deprive you of potential profits. One big catalyst is that in 2013, the SEC [Securities and Exchange Commission] began allowing companies to use Facebook and Twitter to communicate information with investors. And they have been using social media as a way of releasing earnings information and significant corporate news. Financial bloggers
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Types of Stock Market Analysis

There is no shortage of analysis for anyone interested in investing. A search for the term “stock market analysis” turned up 122 million hits on Google and well over 15 million hits each on Bing, and Yahoo. The majority of stock market analysis can be lumped into three broad groups: fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a close look at each. Fundamental Analysis The goal of fundamental analysis is to determine
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How to know what the market is saying about your stocks

In the last of couple of years you might have noticed multiple instances of people (mostly, media) talking about traders and trading houses making winning stock market bets based on what they read on Twitter or some discussion forum. While cases like these are few and far between, it is certainly a reality that you "cannot follow the stock market enough"! Traditionally, investors have depended on analyst opinion, who, in-turn, often
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Student? Looking to Invest in Stocks? Read on …

Are you an active stock investor or looking to follow the markets closely? Signup early for Stockal to get 1 year of free intelligence and insights on NASDAQ/NYSE stocks and lifetime free upgrades. Off-late, we have been getting many questions from young folks (especially students) on whether they should invest in stocks and how they can make informed calls as they go about doing it. With the presence of apps