How To Find Stock Ideas Or Analyze Stocks by Jae Jun

Two questions.

  1. How do you find stock ideas?
  2. How do you analyze stocks?

Well… those are the two questions I get the most.

And the answer is so simple that people don’t believe me or just brush it off.

Focus.

What I’ve found is that the issue isn’t that people don’t know how to find ideas or analyze stocks.

The root cause of these questions is a lack of focus and chasing non-essential information and things to do.

How To Find Stock Ideas Or Analyze Stocks
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How To Find Stock Ideas Or Analyze Stocks

People get distracted with too many things the media throws at them.

  • You’ve got to read this article.
  • Have to seen this news?
  • Buy this hot stock now!
  • Why Tesla jump 15% today

 

Let’s say you found stock ABC, you start learning and reading about it, then you get distracted or hear from somebody that stock DEF is better and start “looking” at DEF.

This continues until you end up at XYZ and then get frustrated about how you haven’t achieved anything.

Sound familiar?

I know it does because it’s how I did things.

Although I’ve had success doing this, the tradeoff was that I was on my computer and phone all the time.

We have lost our ability to filter what is important and what isn’t. Psychologists call this “decision fatigue. It’s ever so obvious in the investment world where more than 80% of what you hear and see is noise.

It is not just information overload; it is opinion overload. Take a look at Seeking Alpha if you don’t believe me.

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a process where you could sit down, eliminate noisy opinions and focus on finding quality stock ideas and then filter the list down further in 10-15 mins?

Over the years, by implementing a basic framework, I’ve been able to get more done in less time which I plan to share with you.

So the question really comes down to this: do you want to create a process that removes obstacles to make execution easy?

That’s why I’m really keen to kick off a short series where I share specific details on

  • how do I eliminate all the noise?
  • how can I have a consistent flow of investment ideas?
  • how do I execute analyzing and making decisions?

If this interests you, stay in your seats because over the next week or so, I’ll be sharing all this and more.

For now, here’s what I want you to do.

First, let’s get this discussion going by replying to me and answering the following:

  1. A bottleneck in my investment is:
  2. One area that I want to improve is:

It doesn’t matter what your experience is. This will really help me understand your situation more for the next emails.

That way, starting tomorrow, I can share and give you an over the shoulder look at my techniques so that you can progress or eliminate your pain points FASTER.

Talk soon,

Jae

Captain of Old School Value