6. How Street Analysts Really Operate

Wall Street research began in 1934 with the seminal investment text Security Analysis by Graham and Dodd. Today, Street research entails quilting together information and understanding from a myriad of sources, and then drawing conclusions regarding the future outlook and potential for a stock. As a 32-year Wall Street analyst, my methods provide insight on how the Street operates and may serve as best practices for the individual investor. You might on occasion find yourself in a situation where you can conduct your own research similar to an analyst, maybe casually sitting next to an executive on a plane flight or at a social function. You certainly can tune into conference calls and view research reports ...

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