Suit Yourself

Here at Chez Melvin, we indulge in several ongoing discussions. In addition to vital subjects such as the American League East, Robert Parker vs. John D. MacDonald and the critical choice between beer and wine, one of the more frequently covered topics is how to pick stocks. The debate over value vs. growth and fundamental vs. technical analysis has raged on for the better part of two decades now.

Of course, the best way to pick a stock is determining the method that best fits your personality and temperament. Although I am a value guy at heart, I have friends who only buy stocks with blistering earnings growth, and they have done quite well over the years. While I hold stocks for years, I have many associates who trade short-term positions and have also done very well for themselves. The question is not which approach is best, but which approach is best for you....685 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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