Buy and hold died. Follow the gurus cautiously. Some are blind. Buy dips. Buy momentum. Market is unknowable. Food always in demand. Energy too. Charts are like statistics: they can say whatever you want. Momentum + price action for swing trading.
I watched the little fish rushing in with the waves to grab tiny morsels that the big fish could not reach. For just the hope of getting a mouth full they risked being left to die in the sun, or to be swept out to the waiting big fish.