Usually, we have to retrace our steps and make a fundamental and technical evaluation, as well as observe the market from an elementary point of view. The danger to over-analyze can become counter-productive and may result in missing the whole picture.

For Westward Holdings professional analysts, anecdotes provide effective markers of how markets influence the combined consciousness of an economy. Unfortunately in most cases, once you read it in the news or hear it from somebody who is clueless, the game is over.

We define an anecdote is a narrative or happening that relates to the market in a quite irrational manner. Why so? This is because markets never follow a predictable or simple path and the fluctuations appear to be more psychological than anything else; that is why we hear of bears and bulls.