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Then slide the paper gradually to the right to reveal the movement of the chart. Ask someone who thinks they know which way the market will go to predict the shape/slope/direction of the chart. See how they do.

would be an interesting experiment ..i'd expect four different answers (four different types of investors)

TA guys would say, 'not enough information' (need technical indicators like EMA, and time frame (days or months on the chart?)

Value guys would say, 'not enough information' (need time frame and what the stock is)

Pro pickers would have an answer and (my guess) be wrong 43% of the time

guys like me would say, "it's a bloody crap-shoot, how the heck can anyone predict?"
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