Stocks and the Market

Investors who understand the markets tend to make rational investment decisions, which tend to be profitable decisions. Having an understanding of the various market theories, industries and basic economics gives the investor the tools needed to analyze the markets.

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Stock Market Sector Classifications

Stock Market Sector Classifications systems – Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) and Thomson Reuters Business Classification (TRBC).

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The Dow Theory

Charles Dow viewed the stock market as an indicator of business activity. Dow Theory is base on the Industrial and Transport Averages both confirming a change in market direction.

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