An Overview of Three Types of Market Analysis
Posted On April 25, 2012 by admin
In order for a business owner to properly advertise their product and generate profits they need to get familiarized with the market and plan their actions accordingly. There are three types of market analysis which are commonly used by most people in order to gather their data, and here is a quick overview over what each method gives you.
The technical analysis mainly has to do with numbers and predicting the prices of the future based on the tendencies of the past. Many believe that it is possible to look at the prices of a product in the past to determine what is going to happen in the future, barring any unpredicted turns of events. All in all, this kind of analysis can give a very solid idea as to what one can expect in the near future for a certain type of product. However, there is only so much numbers can tell about a product as they cannot take into account present socio-economic conditions in the world.
The fundamental analysis method lies in analyzing the market while looking at social, political and economic factors all together in order to determine the future supply and demand for some kind of product. This kind of analysis allows you to determine which countries have a good economic future contrary to those who have a bad one, which in the end can save you a lot of money and headaches.
Finally, the last of the three types of market analysis is sentiment analysis and it relies on seeing what the common opinion is towards a certain aspect of the market. Even though you may be thinking one thing, everyone else could be thinking differently which is directly going to affect the future. In order to maximize your chances of making a profit it is safer to know the sentiments and opinions of other people towards your subject of interest in order to get all the necessary information.