Fitz Bits: Buy the Anticipation, Sell the Event

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Around earnings season, it's particularly important to be focused on the charts -- on the price action in response to news. Volatility always increases during earnings season. One company announces earnings and many stocks react because of the ripple effect of key information on an entire sector. So news coming into the market during earnings season is the equivalent of a stone being thrown into a very still pond (i.e., a market that has not been particularly volatile). Each earnings release by a major company is one stone. A nice little ripple moves across the pond. ...630 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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