The stock market is arguably the most graphic example possible of the world’s collective consciousness—a never-ending, seesaw battle between buyers and sellers, optimists and pessimists. In this article we try to outline how you can use these emotional swings to your advantage and pick out of favor stocks.
Our Instincts play a big role in our investment decisions. Often, these instincts are based on our perceptions rather than on information available to us. Today, we have far greater access to information through print, television and internet media, yet our minds are trapped in age old investment myths.