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Why a 700-Page Book about Economics is No. 1 on Amazon
The top 10% of earners surpass a historic milestone for the first time

By Bob Stokes
4/24/2014 5:30:00 PM

The top 10% of earners surpass a historic milestone for the first time. Learn why you should be concerned.

Filed Under: , economic indicators

Category: U.S. Economy 

(Video) Who Has Jobs - and Who Does NOT - In This Economic "Recovery"
The right information helps you see a problem for what it really is.

By Robert Folsom
4/24/2014 3:15:00 PM

See the chart and data which shows that for every 100 working-age people, about 59 of them have jobs, while 41 do not.

Filed Under: , Bob Prechter, Elliott Wave Theorist

Category: U.S. Economy 

One Sentiment Gauge in Europe Reaches Epic Proportion
A visual history of complacency and fear as seen by the 10-year spread over German Bunds

By Nico Isaac
4/24/2014 2:00:00 PM

You never truly prepare for the worst until you experience it first-hand. Then, and only then, do you go above and beyond to protect your health and welfare. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the world of finance. Here is a real-world example...

Filed Under: , Elliott wave, euro, europe, European debt crisis, european markets, eurozone, financial forecast, forecasts, risk appetite

Category: European Markets 

(Video) Bigger IPO Bubble Than 1999
IPO market reaches all-time high in Q3 of 2013

By Bob Stokes
4/23/2014 4:00:00 PM

The 1999 stock market saw frenzied buying of initial public offerings. Yet today's IPO market has been even more exuberant. One well-known hedge fund manager is sounding the alarm.

Filed Under: , Elliott wave, mania, Robert Prechter, U.S. STOCK MARKET, video

Category: Stocks 

Crude Oil: See 5 Waves? Expect a Reversal
Using Elliott wave analysis in real time does not have to be complicated

By Editorial Staff
4/23/2014 1:00:00 PM

When you look at this chart of crude oil futures, you see a fairly steady rise from $96 to $104. You can also see that from an Elliott wave perspective, the rally appeared to be in 5 waves. Here is why that's a key piece of information.

Filed Under: , charts, crude oil, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, fundamental analysis, futures trading, investment decisions, technical analysis

Category: Energy 

(Video) Housing Market Fall Part 2: Another "Enormous Crater"?
The next phase of the real estate market may unfold with stunning speed

By Bob Stokes
4/23/2014 10:45:00 AM

U.S. home prices peaked in 2006, then fell into the deepest crater since 1933. The subprime mortgage meltdown was a sudden shock and real estate's decline was swift. This chart suggests that the housing market now faces an even bigger crater.

Filed Under: , commercial real estate, economic indicators, Elliott wave, foreclosures, home sales, housing prices, video

Category: U.S. Economy 

The Really, REALLY Big Myth About Earnings
Something to consider during this earnings season

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
4/22/2014 5:30:00 PM

Earnings are out again, and analysts are again talking about the impact on the broad market. With so much emphasis on this "indicator," this next part may come as a shock: The idea of earnings driving the broad trend is a GIANT myth. See for yourself.

Filed Under: , Bear market, bull market, buy and hold, earnings, economic indicators, Elliott wave, fundamental analysis, S&P 500

Category: Stocks 

A Dramatic Set-up for the XLE, the Most Heavily Traded Energy ETF
Energy Pro Service shows you an unfolding new opportunity in the Energy Select Sector SPDR

By Nico Isaac
4/22/2014 5:00:00 PM

At the start of 2014, the XLE was where I am now: laid out in traction. Despite the gloom (isn’t that always how it happens?), from its late January low the XLE made a dramatic comeback -- to its highest level on record, in fact. So, what changed? And what's next?

Filed Under: , diagonal, Elliott wave, forecasts

Category: Energy 

(Video) What Happens When Borrowed Money Buys $178 Billion in Stocks?
One chart answers this question

By Robert Folsom
4/22/2014 1:00:00 PM

This chart shows you that investors have gone from optimistic to overoptimistic -- to a near frenzy.

Filed Under: , debt, Elliott wave, investor psychology, Robert Prechter, U.S. STOCK MARKET, video

Category: Stocks 

Emerging Markets To Begin a New Uptrend?
Special excerpt from the new, April issue of our monthly Asian-Pacific Finanical Forecast

By Editorial Staff
4/22/2014 10:00:00 AM

Most global emerging markets have trended sideways-to-lower in U.S. dollar terms for almost 3 years, as this chart shows you. However, emerging Asia has diverged from the other emerging markets. We view that divergence as bullish. Here's why...

Filed Under: , Asia Dollar Index, Chinese markets, Elliott wave, emerging markets, financial forecast, forecasts, Indian markets, market forecasts, stock indexes, Taiwan index

Category: Asian Markets 

(Video) Hedge Funds Wounded in "Diabolical" Stock Market
The volatility will likely get worse

By Bob Stokes
4/21/2014 3:45:00 PM

Equity-focused hedge funds have suffered substantial declines during the recent rise in market volatility. Expect even more violent market gyrations in the months ahead.

Filed Under: , Elliott wave, hedge funds, Nasdaq Composite, Short Term Update, U.S. STOCK MARKET, video, Video - Featured

Category: Stocks 

Big Week Ahead for EURUSD

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
4/21/2014 3:30:00 PM

This should be an eventful week for euro-dollar, the world's most-watched forex market. But not because of the U.S. home sales numbers due out on Tuesday and Wednesday. The real reason is a rare Elliott wave set-up.

Filed Under: , Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, forex, forex trading, fundamental analysis, home sales, housing prices, U.S. dollar

Category: Currencies 

(Video) Phase II of Housing's Deep Slide
This housing market indicator hits an 18-year low

By Bob Stokes
4/21/2014 11:15:00 AM

See the evidence that suggests the rebound in housing prices may undergo a sustained reversal.

Filed Under: , economic indicators, Elliott wave, foreclosures, home sales, housing prices, subprime lending, video

Category: U.S. Economy 

Crude Oil: From Chaos to Clarity?

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
4/17/2014 3:15:00 PM

This chart shows you what oil has done over the past three years: In a word, one big nothing. Crude trades today about where it was in mid-2011. You can bet that’s why...

Filed Under: , crude oil, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, futures trading

Category: Energy 

(Video) See Why This Proven Stock Market Indicator is Sending a SCREAMING Message
An important indicator goes where it's never been before

By Robert Folsom
4/17/2014 1:15:00 PM

Not since 1987 has this indicator been so BULLISH.

Filed Under: , Bear market, bull market, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Elliott wave, financial forecast, market cycles, Nasdaq Composite, New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), S&P 500, U.S. STOCK MARKET, video

Category: Stocks 

Gold: When Bad Things Happen to Good Forecasts
How Elliott wave analysis helps gold investors manage risk

By Nico Isaac
4/16/2014 5:30:00 PM

Want to analyze the market as an Elliottician? Try thisFirst, determine the main trend. Next, calculate support and resistance price levels that act as visual "tripwires" on a chart. That comes in handy -- let me show you a fresh example.

Filed Under: , Elliott wave, Gold, precious metals

Category: Gold and Silver 

Market Insight: DJIA, S&P 500 and NASDAQ

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
4/16/2014 4:45:00 PM

After last week’s hard sell-off in stocks -- and this week's rally (so far) -- you are probably wondering what's next. Who isn't, right? Here is a quick insight from our intraday service for traders, which focuses solely on the DJIA, S&P 500 and NASDAQ.

Filed Under: , Bear market, bull market, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, futures trading, Nasdaq Composite, S&P 500, technical analysis, technical indicators

Category: Stocks 

Mario Draghi Speaks -- and EURUSD Falls? Not So Fast
"It's market psychology that matters, not the news."

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
4/16/2014 1:00:00 PM

Here are tweets that Jim Martens, editor of our Currency Pro Service, posted on his EWI Forex Insider on Monday (April 14)...

Filed Under: , deflation, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, euro/USD exchange rate, european central bank, eurozone, Fibonacci, forex, forex trading, inflation, stimulus package, technical analysis

Category: Currencies 

(Video) Gold: Do the Fundamentals Say "Buy"?
Gold's price reflects waves of optimism and pessimism

By Bob Stokes
4/15/2014 4:30:00 PM

Gold's price reflects waves of optimism and pessimism. Even so, many investors look to fundamentals to anticipate gold trends. Learn why there's a better way.

Filed Under: , economic indicators, Elliott wave, fundamental analysis, Gold, supply and demand, video

Category: Gold and Silver 

What I Learned During 4 Days at the Beach
A personal story from an actual student: Dick Diamond's 4-day trading course

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
4/15/2014 3:45:00 PM

In 1968, Dick Diamond made $900,000 -- as a day-trader. I don't even want to calculate how much that is in today’s money. But the following year the bull market ended – and Dick lost 70% of his capital. That’s when he realized that for a real trader...

Filed Under: , Bear market, bull market, Dick Diamond, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave Education, Elliott Wave trading, forex trading, futures trading, online trading, technical analysis, technical indicators, trade targets, Traders

Category: Trading Lessons 

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