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Subject:  Trading versus investing Date:  7/15/2006  8:50 AM
Author:  creativeexpress Number:  761 of 766

I guess that I do tend to view things differently for a host of reasons, but primarily because I do view money as an asset that can and should be worked. The market changes constantly on a minute by minute, hour by hour basis. During every day there are peaks and valleys with virtually every stock. Whether viewed as the second by second swings of the day traders or as broader swings of day to day, week to week, or even quarterly, the market constantly changes.

Unfortunately, far too many of the ups and downs of the analysts whose reactions drive the markets are purely based on emotion or hearsay. Sometimes, I believe software applications could better serve the economy by monitoring all key indicators and com