Answers: Chapter 12 - Evaluating Stocks: Understanding What Companies Do
12.1: True or False. Unlike fundamental analysis, technical analysis focuses on a company's ability to grow and make more money in the future. The answer is False.
Fundamental analysis focuses on a company’s ability to grow and make more money in the future, while technical analysis focuses on how stock prices move up and down and how many shares of a company’s stock are bought and sold on a day-to-day basis
12.2: Find the stock symbols of the following companies: Yahoo!, PepsiCo Inc., eBay, by using the YahooFinance site or any other site you prefer.
YHOO (Yahoo!), PEP (PepsiCo Inc.) and EBAY (eBay)
12.3: Find the snapshot or summary of The Walt Disney Company by using the MarketWatch site or any other site you prefer. In the MarketWatch site, do the following:
Find the search menu and enter DIS, which is the stock symbol for The Walt Disney Company
Click the "expand" button next to the Company Description for the full description for the company.