Fundamental analysts try to make long-term investments in a stock’s underlying business.
Understands patterns in company’s financial performance
Tries to predict futures performance using financial statements.
Depends on financial statements, brokerage analysis and news reports
Technical analysts try to identify many short- to medium-term trades where they can flip a stock.
Understands patterns in company’s share price.
Assume historical patterns in share price would repeat in future
Depends only on stock’s prices charts and market volumes