In order to answer the above question, first, let’s snap summary of what they are.
And each analysis’s pro and con
Fundamental analysis pros
Fundamental analysis cons
Technical analysis pros
Technical analysis cons
Which one is better?
A lot of investors all over the world have learned to adapt both analyses when it comes to picking up stocks. However, some are using one analysis over another. For example, some investors would briefly look at fundamental background of company then head to use chart and indicators for pricing prediction and some would weight out all the company financial ratios to determine if price is undervalued or overvalued then brief look at price charting just to reassure. On top of this, fundamental analysis is still believed to be the more accurate one. So which one is better is depend on if investors looking for stock investment (long term) or speculation (short term). For long term investors, fundamental analysis seems to be a better option, while technical analysis sounds like a better choice for short term trader. By the way, technical analysis shows the long term investors when to buy and sell.
Despite time frame investment, investors should become a master of one, does not matter fundamental analysis or technical analysis because each type is a style.