Building a 2012 Watch List
As an investor who follows market trends rather than making predictions, I use some basic fundamental and technical indicators to ascertain whether a stock is buyable. On the sell side, I'll use only technicals, but as I assemble a watch list of buy candidates, earnings are among key criteria.
Estimates for strong future earnings attract institutional buyers. Even though estimates can be wrong on either the high or low side -- as we see on a regular basis when companies report -- the promise of rising profitability is a magnet in and of itself....626 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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