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Do you do any fundamental research apart from reading the Financial Review and the margin of safety checks mentioned in Shares Charting Guide No 1?

Do you do any fundamental research apart from reading the Financial Review and the margin of safety checks mentioned in Shares Charting Guide No 1?

I am always looking for ideas. I read Shares magazine and anything in BRWthat pertains to listed companies and investing in general.

I study the annual reports of companies I invest in or am thinking of investing in. In particular, I want to make sure that I understand their business. The Internet has made it far easier to get hold of annual reports than in the old days when we had to phone the company and wait for them to come by mail. In most cases now we can download annual reports from the company website. Links to company websites can be found on the ASX website and on the Aspect Financial website. Company websites also provide other information about the company and its business.

I also research any announcements or news items about a company I am interested in using a range of websites - my broker, ASX, Aspect Financial, F2, and so on.

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