Best way to gain capital is to trust in yourself my friend. YOU, are your only friend in the market and asking others for advice is quite dangerous. For starters I advise you read, Come into my trading room, Best trading book out there. Just check amazon.com and type those keywords. But regarding investment style that's up to you, momentum traders have to be very fast, they tend to be young and good at video games. Im very good at it myself, but others may prefer a more fundamental approach, that's something that needs to be decided for yourself. There are hundreds of styles, kind of like martial arts, so your upbringing, your soul need to mesh with the style you have adopted.