You have created your trading plan and developed a risk management strategy that works best for you. Now it’s time to define how you plan to make buy and sell decisions. Some traders and investors like to look at price patterns on a chart and technical indicators to make a decision, i.e., technical analysis. Some prefer to back up their decisions with news and data, i.e., fundamental analysis. Still others combine these two techniques.Explore the differences between fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Learn an important concept that traders need to understand—the difference between trending and anti-trending markets.