Nicolau, Mihaela (2010): Practitioners' tools in analysing financial markets evolution. Forthcoming in: Acta Universitatis Danubius - Oeconomica
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In a chaotic and confusing place as world of investing is, the practitioners, who operate on markets every day, have continuously searched to forecast properly the market movements. More minded to financial speculations, practitioners analyse financial markets looking for potential weaknesses of the Efficient Market Hypothesis, and most of the times their methods are criticised by academics. This article intends to present the traditional tools used by traders and brokers in analysing financial markets, emphasizing on critical opinions and scientific works published on this argument by now.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Practitioners' tools in analysing financial markets evolution|
|English Title:||Practitioners' tools in analysing financial markets evolution|
|Keywords:||Efficient Market Hypothesis, financial market analysis, fundamental analysis, technical analysis.|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G14 - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G19 - Other
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G10 - General
|Depositing User:||Mihaela Nicolau|
|Date Deposited:||05. Oct 2010 00:13|
|Last Modified:||01. Mar 2013 12:26|
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