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  • Dr. Kris
    Weekend Poll: Why do you follow authors/stocktalkers? For fundamental/technical/ or other reasons?
    12/1/12
    Reply (15)
    • Stilldazed: Some for a little of both as well as a good dollop of fine tuned intuition, sprinkled with common sense.
      12/1/12
    • TruffelPig: I follow some because they write nonsense and one has to make sure they can not make companies bad. Largely biotech short sellers.
      12/1/12
    • TruffelPig: Others I follow for fundamentals. Technicals I can do myself.
      12/1/12
    • alsa0053: Absolutely fundamentals
      12/1/12
    • Energysystems: Anyone can post a chart of fundamentals/technicals, but to read anothers perspective/approach(ie: Chuck Carnevale) is what gets me.
      12/1/12
    • Clayton Rulli: I follow some because it is hard to follow EVERYTHING in the market- sometimes I need a "hey look at this over here, wow"
      12/1/12
    • Hillbilly Stock Star: You never know where a good idea will come from! GF is $GOOG bullish, she's been right so far!
      12/1/12
    • weed: I follow those I can learn from. Specific stock picks are nice, but I want to know how/why they were chosen.
      12/1/12
    • realornot: because she has a doctoral degree and deeply care about us and SA!
      12/1/12
    • Clayton Rulli: Real-- tell the full story.... where is the Dr degree from? :-)
      12/1/12
    • realornot: Don't forget to YHOO every morning/afternoon/night and watch NFLX 24/7 ! Your knowledge & wealth will grow geometrically !
      12/1/12
    • mmaps@yahoo.com: Follow for good ideas to get more insight about companies
      12/2/12
    • Stickmanwithahaircut: I only follow somebody if they aren't imagining too often. Some authors are just putting boiler-room tactics to work. I they did their HW.
      12/3/12
    • Dr. Kris: Aw, shucks, real! And thanks to everyone for their interesting insights. I use it a lot for research.
      12/3/12
    • Dr. Kris: And on the fundamental vs technical issue: Charts don't lie but people with a bias can choose what fundamentals to mention. Just an FYI.
      12/3/12