Sunday , 23 April 2017


And You Thought You Understood the Stock Market! Here Are More Insights

The best way to understand how the stock market fluctuates is to study trends of individual stocks and broad market behaviors. I’ve created this infographic to help you do just that.

The above are edited excerpts from the introduction to an infographic* by Timothy Sykes (timothysykes.com) entitled Understanding the Behavior of the Stock Market.

The following infographic is presented by Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.munKNEE.com (Your Key to Making Money!)www.FinancialArticleSummariesToday.com (A site for sore eyes and inquisitive minds) and the FREE Market Intelligence Report newsletter (register here; sample here) and some aspects of the post may have been edited, abridged and/or reformatted (some sub-titles and bold/italics emphases) for the sake of clarity and brevity to ensure a fast and easy read. This paragraph must be included in any article re-posting to avoid copyright infringement.

Stock Market Behaviour 2.0-01

Conclusion

Factors that affect stock prices include: inflation, interest rates, energy prices, oil prices and international issues like war, crime, fraud and political unrest.

Spikes in price are extremely difficult to predict but based on history, the stock market always rises over time and investors can make estimations of how the market will react to different influences and events. Recognizing a trend, hopefully before the curve, in an individual stock or the broader market will help you determine the best times to buy and sell. However, over time, research shows that investing in strong companies with growth potential pays off more than rumors and guesswork!

Editor’s Note: The author’s views and conclusions in the above article are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original post. Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor.
*http://www.timothysykes.com/2014/04/understanding-behavior-stock-market/ (2007-2014 TimothySykes™ All Rights Reserved.)
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One comment

  1. Question for Mr. Timothy Sykes, Can you do a similar article comparing the Stock Market to PM’s?