When evaluating stocks, first assessing the overall economic situation and the industry before focusing on the individual stock. – In a top-down approach, investors focus on the asset class [shares, bonds, money-market funds, etc.] and the international markets wherein they wish to invest; in comparison the choice of individual securities is of less importance). – In the management of a fund, the strategy of initially focusing not so much on the individual security as on the insights gained from fundamental analysis. – In stress testing, the calculation by the regulator of the stability of the banking system. – See analyst, analysis, technical, evaluability, bottom-up approach, charts, Fibonacci sequence, fundamental analysis, histogram, mapping, price range, traded, random walk hypothesis, sentiment, top-down approach, support line, resistance line. – Cf. Monthly Report of the Deutsche Bundesbank of December 2003, p. 57 and, in relation to very detailed, the annual Financial Stability Report of the Deutsche Bundesbank.
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