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  • Drove Wall Street, The S & P 500 Best In 2 Months

    Wall Street rallied in trading Tuesday (12/18/2012) local time, welcomed the positive developments in the discussion of the fiscal abyss. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 Index reached its best level in two months and commodity prices rose. U.S. debt prices tenor of 30 years was shot to three-month highs. broader S & P 500 advanced 1.1 percent to 1446.79 at 4 pm in New York. The volume of transactions 21 percent greater than the volume of average daily transactions in a month. The energy sector, technology, and finance rose 1.5 per cent and lead the gains among 10 sectors of the S & P 500. Dow Jones also rallied 0.9 percent to 13356.06.

    According to Bloomberg, President Barack Obama delivered a budget proposal that would cut 1 , 2 trillion dollars of federal spending but would raise taxes by the same amount over the next decade. Yesterday, the European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said the ECB policy and governance reforms in the eurozone has improved confidence in the market that will help the economic recovery slowly.

    "There is a sign of progress negotiating fiscal abyss. had people afraid to go into the stock and it would be one thing that will make them come back," said Brian Gendrau, market strategist El Segundo, California. homebuilders index that indicates the U.S. housing rally 2.3 per cent, indicating confidence builders began covering the property in December to its best level in six years. Apple Inc.. shot 2.9 percent for a second day

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

    Dec 21 10:30 AM | Link | 1 Comment
  • Stock Fundamental Analysis: Filtering Information Exchange

    include learning how to analyze investment instruments through existing information. This also applies to stock investing . Information is very important for investors. ‭ Investors who want to invest in stocks for the long term must conduct fundamental analysis by finding out about anything related to the stock and the issuing company and other information that is sensitive to the stock as a fundamental stock analysis.

    Fundamental analysis is the analysis based on fundamental factors that will affect the nominal value of the shares of a company by trying to see the condition of the economy, industry, and the outlook for the stock.

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    In fundamental analysis there are two methods used to filter out stocks that deserve attention. First, top-down (from top to bottom), see macroeconomic factors first to find industry or business sector that good at that. Second, the bottom-up (from bottom to top) as opposed to top-down methods. In this method, investors are sure to choose a target stock (information that can make the stock price rise).

    Read stock chart is basic information. ‭ ‬ But that's only a small part. ‭ ‬ There are a lot of other information that can be used by investors and investment professionals to analyze fundamental stocks. ‭ ‬ open information that is hidden or even attempted to find out as soon as possible.

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    four elements of financial information include: the book value of shares, earnings per share, book value of equity and expense ratio is a good indicator of the shape and position of a company if its stock is a good investment. ‭

    • Stock fundamental analysis can be done by studying the book value of the shares.Understanding the value of the book is the difference between the company's assets and passive. ‭ ‬ A small book value or the lower of so much debt, ‭ ‬ for example, ‭ ‬ ‭ ‬ means that corporate profits would be limited though he did so much business. ‭ ‬ sometimes book value stocks lower mean asset underestimated ‭; ‬ experts consider these companies is a good investment.
    • Earnings per share is calculated by dividing the number of shares in the profits. ‭ ‬ If income increases each year, ‭ ‬ means the company has grown.
    • The book value of equity . Acquisition of the equity is the percentage obtained by dividing the company's earnings per share to book value.
    • Other stock fundamental analysis includes expenditure ratio. Expense ratio is the percentage of the company's net income is used to pay dividends.
    • The normal amount is 25% ‭ ‬ ‭ ‬ ‭ ‬ and ‭ ‬ 50% of net income.
    • A higher ratio means that the company struggled to meet its obligations.

    The figures are regularly recorded in the financial media and is also available from the broker. Stock fundamental analysis begins by examining the four elements of the financial information (the book value of shares, earnings per share, book value of equity, expense ratio).

    Transparency Information
    Company continues to deal with people who have a stake. ‭ ‬ Companies are required by law to notify from time to time to shareholders about how the course of the company's business. ‭ ‬ Such information can be very valuable to the continued opening in your investment account.

    Information for fundamental analysis of the stock of the most complete given the company covered in the annual report. ‭ ‬ You also get quarterly reports, ‭ ‬ with a summary of the performance of the company at that time. ‭ ‬ annual report as the name suggests is a report on the company's operations over the past year. ‭ ‬ often very complex designed and illustrated., ‭ ‬ usually starts with a letter from the head of the company ‭ ‬ regarding major issues last year and gives some broad predictions about the coming year. ‭

    An annual report as a fundamental analysis of stocks that are typically includes ‭ ‬:

    • Section outlining the philosophy of the company or some understanding of how the company conducts its business.
    • The report details each of the operating segments of the company.
    • They can reveal weaknesses in the management structure or the products or services provided by the company.
    • Financial information, ‭ ‬ include profit and loss statements and balance sheets for a year ‭ ‬ which shows the company's assets and liabilities at the end of the previous year. Financial information is one of the ingredients that are important fundamental analysis stock.
    • Footnotes relating to the financial summary can sometimes reveal problems such as laws against corporate or government regulations that may affect profitability.
    • A written statement from the auditor can also be used as a reference for fundamental analysis of stocks. A written statement from the auditor can reassuring shareholders as a public accountant ‭ - ‬ just registered with a public company may audit ‭ - ‬ has examined the financial statements of the company and ensure that it ‭ ‬ ‭ ‬ fair and accurate.

    Basically fundamental stock analysis include:

    1. Four aspects of financial analysis, namely: the book value of shares, earnings per share, book value of equity and the ratio of expenditure.
    2. Analysis of the company's annual report include: outline the company's philosophy, reports detailed operations, financial information, footnotes and a written statement from the auditor.

    However, in order to make a thorough fundamental analysis is not enough to just look at those two things alone, but must look at things such as management skills, operational transparency, plans, competitive company (or similar apple to apple), interest rates, inflation economic growth and government policies or regulations.

    Some steps you should do in the stock fundamental analysis:

    • Observe and study the macro-economic and market conditions. Here you can see the business is good and prospects are good.
    • Analysis of the financial statements of the company to determine its performance.
    • Comparing with similar competitor.
    • Analysis of the stock price is if it cheap.
    • Assess the operational efficiency of the company.
    • Taking into account the credibility of the management and majority shareholder.
    • Seek information from other sources (news, media analysis or securities firms, research and issues) associated with the company.

    Have your company stock to fully understand its performance, business sector, who run the business and future prospects.

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

    Dec 21 10:29 AM | Link | Comment!
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