When it comes to the stock market, there are people and entities that should be followed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Buffett – Called the “Wizard of Omaha”, Warren is an investor that looks for and buys severely undervalued companies.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gross – Often called the “Bond King”, Bill is known for his ability to beat the bond index in financial returns.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Icahn – An activist investor, Carl is known to buy a majority share in depressed companies, and unlock their true value. Unlocking a depressed companies value
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Ackman – Well known to short companies that are overvalued, Bill should be called the “Short King”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ontario_Teachers%27_Pension_Plan#Investments – Watching them buy a majority stake in various companies, This pension plan is a major player in the markets