Investors often fall into one of two categories: fundamentalists or technical analysts.
Fundamentalists rely on company fundamentals, like earnings, debt, price-to-earnings ratio, etc. This information is typically released in a company’s quarterly or annual statement. This helps an investor determine whether they should invest in a company.
Technical analysts rely on chart patterns to determine the proper time in which to enter and exit a trade. This helps answer two of the biggest questions investors have:
- When should I enter a position?
- When should I exit a position?
After more than three decades in the market, I’ve come to learn a secret… Fundamentals and technicals shouldn’t be so polarizing – both have a place in successful investing.
After all, it’s not just enough to know if you should buy a company… You also need to know when to buy and when to sell.
And depending on your time horizon and investing goals, you may want to lean more heavily on fundamentals than technicals or vice versa.
You see, in my Safety Net column and in The Oxford Income Letter, I lean heavily on fundamental analysis.
I look at metrics like income and cash flow to determine a company’s ability to maintain its dividend, and I also study the competitive environment to gauge stocks’ likelihood of rising.
This is often the best way to look at a stock’s viability for the medium to long term – and it’s a skill I honed while working at the contrarian firm Avalon Research Group.
But when I started my career as an assistant on a trading desk, executing trades and watching the “tape” for trends, I needed to find a way to help make sense of all the data flying across my screen. Thus, I began to rely on technical analysis and chart patterns.
Now I can’t imagine making a trade without it. Using chart patterns is the perfect strategy for anticipating a stock’s short-term movements.
And if you can master just a few simple ones… you can produce results that are unthinkable for most investors.
That’s why I’ve put together a new investment series for you. I’ve prepared a special, free three-day training to reveal the three most simple and easy-to-use chart patterns to anyone who’s interested.
I call it How to Trade Like a Champion.
Because each of the three chart patterns I’ll be teaching you has been used by U.S. Investing Champions to produce massive results.
For example, world-record holder Dan Zanger used the first pattern to turn $11,000 into $18 million in just 18 months.
He was featured in Fortune, which checked all his trading records to confirm the unprecedented return.
And when interviewed, Zanger revealed that it was chart patterns and specifically his “favorite” pattern that helped him do it.
So if you want to see what Zanger did, I’m going to teach you in this special training session. (You can access it right here.)
What I love about chart patterns is that anyone can do this with a little bit of training. And I do mean anyone. If you can draw two lines, you can make money trading.
Consider this chart, for example. Notice anything unique?
You soon will.
It’s the type of pattern Zanger used.
By the end of the free training I’ve prepared, you’ll see how short-term traders could have scored 117% in two months – just by looking at this chart.
(I like to call this one the “World Record Pattern.”)