Chapter 6. Tools You Can Use

To properly identify changing market trends, you must equip yourself with the necessary tools to do so. Fortunately, the Internet has made this task easier than ever.

News

Sometimes market trends can develop quickly, so it’s important to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s happening. Television is always a good up-to-the-minute source, and it can be entertaining. But I suggest a few financial web sites instead to capture the major stories of the day.

Among the best general news sites are these:

Yahoo! Finance— www.finance.yahoo.com

Smart Money— www.smartmoney.com

Market Watch— www.marketwatch.com

Web sites such as these can keep you on top of ongoing developments with specific sectors, ...

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