Short Term Trading vs Fundamental Investing
There are many styles of investing in which people can make money. But, the debate over which investing method is best is a highly disputed one.
Those strategies tend to exist within 2 categories: there are the fundamental investors; whose philosophies are based on the underlying intrinsic value of a particular company and sector (Warren Buffett perhaps being the most famous). Then there are the technical traders; whose methods are based on the price action and the volume of trades within a particular stock.
Most traders fall somewhat on a sliding scale between those two differing ways of thinking. Both have its advantages and if stuck to only one approach, an investor could perhaps miss out on opportunities.
For example, technical charts can be used to determine supply and demand patterns that have already occurred based on momentum and trends but cannot be used to determine whether a stock is over or undervalued and what its value may be years into the future.
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