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A helping hand for the diligent investor:
Quick Way to Do Technical Analysis. Stockbrokers, in particular, do
look at how stocks look to the chartists and technical analysts. In
general it helps to know whether the technicians favor or frown on a
stock, because they look at some of the same things that motivates traders
at the brokerage houses. If all signs are up, then the traders start
finding ways to accumulate stock for trading purpose. See
www.barchart.com. In other
words, the traders down in the pits and the technicians are simply looking
at how a stock is behaving and mostly ignoring what is happening at the
company whose stock it is.
- A Website for Value Investors.
www.valuepro.net. Plug in the stock symbol of the company you want
to evaluate and this site will spew forth your stock's intrinsic value
(if it is in the site's database). This is one way of finding out how
much fluff is still in a stock's price.
Leading Indicators for Several Countries.
Before you invest in a foreign stock, you need to make sure that its home
country is not in a tailspin. One help is the Conference Boardís
leading indicators for several countries. Itís surprising which countries
are doing well at any one moment.
A Feel for the Financial Markets: The Bank Credit
Analyst. Several brokers use BCA as a way to see if markets are
headed up or down. Based in Canada, it is just far enough away from the
hubbub in New York and London to maintain a decent perspective. See
Portfolio Review. Morningstar supplies you
with a quick way to review several pluses or minuses about a stock. You
will reach here beyond the income statement. For instance, you can make
sure a company is not buying phony sales by, in effect, extending its
customers too much credit. See