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How do you conduct research on companies and markets?
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I research company and markets mostly through Internet and libraries.
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By checking indices. Reading the FT and other reliable media sources. Conducting research on the companies: Calling them, asking competitors etc.
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I utilize a top down approach. By focusing on the macro events and overall industry, I can find what companies present as the most profitable and become potential investments.
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By looking at the financial statements and price sheets from stokbrokers.
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I do research by reading from sources like financial times, bloomberg and a few other sites. I try to read as much as I can and also talk to people involved in the industry who could help me to formulate my own thoughts and analysis.
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Checking out their social media presence, utilising on-line searches and visiting their websites and facebook pages.
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Visiting their online profiles - social media, webpages etc.
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I tend to read a lot, whether that be the history of markets and companies foundations through books or usually online if I am researching more recent events and interests within the company and their marketing.
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Online research and communicate with analysts.
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I research through libraries and Internet.