In today’s volatile market, should investors pay closer attention to fundamentals or technicals?
As Chief Income Strategist Marc Lichtenfeld explains in this week’s State of the Market, there’s a place for both strategies in today’s rocky market.
That said, the study of fundamentals – or a company’s financials – feels a bit more accessible to the average investor.
After all, a company’s earnings report is available on the investor relations section of its website right after earnings are announced. And most major financial news outlets will provide a snapshot of a company’s fundamentals.
Technical analysis – or the study of a stock’s price action using chart patterns – on the other hand, can feel a bit more advanced.
But it doesn’t have to…
In this week’s video, Marc gives us a crash course in chart patterns.
While fundamentals will help you determine whether you should invest in a company, technicals can help you determine when to buy or sell a company.
Check out this week’s video to learn some chart pattern basics.