Stock picking is the process investors or traders use to analyze and buy stocks or equities. The key to success in stock picking is to know how to analyze stocks based on fundamental and technical analysis through a stock picking screening process. For instance, if you are analyzing small-cap technology stocks, there are literally thousands of companies that require a system for analyzing in order to narrow down the list to a more manageable group for closer examination.
I was looking at the chart of priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ/PCLN) the other day, as the stock surpassed the $1,000 level. But why would I consider paying so much for a stock when there are cheaper comparables in the same online travel space?
It’s true; there are less expensive online travel stocks than priceline.com. But when… Read More
This is an exciting time of the year if you are a fan of baseball. With the start of the Major League baseball season starting in a few weeks, I’m raring to go.
The interesting thing about baseball is its similarities to the stock market.
Success in baseball circles around the abundance of statistics, as is the case in trading stocks, bu… Read More
This is an exciting time of the year, as we near the end of the baseball season with the race to the playoffs heating up. Success in baseball swirls around the abundant statistics, as is the case in trading stocks, but there are major and subtle differences. In fact, the key to achieving stock market success is more akin to pitching than ba… Read More
One piece of stock market advice for you at this time—be careful.
Success in stock picking is trading in the right direction, while also making sure you have a defensive strategy should the trade turn against you, and using puts as a hedge.
I see some danger on the S&P 500 chart.
In January, I noted the S&P 500 could test 1,400 th… Read More
If you’ve been stock picking the last little while, you know it’s tough just to keep your buck, let alone make one. Stock picking is a lot easier when there’s wind at your back. During the technology bubble of the late 1990s, you didn’t even need to do much stock picking; you could have just bought the NASDAQ Composite. Now, in a sl… Read More