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Market Alert: S&P 500

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/28/2014 3:00:00 PM

After last Friday's sell-off, the start of this week's trading added to the worries. Shortly after the open, the S&P 500 slid off to an intraday low of 1967. But then...

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, futures trading, S&P 500, technical analysis

Category: Stocks 

(Video) When Do “Wealth Disparity” Alarms Ring the Loudest?
As the “wealth gap” debates rage, new study shows a big slide in the net worth of a typical U.S. household

By Bob Stokes
7/28/2014 2:45:00 PM

A new study shows that the net worth of the typical U.S. household has taken a big slide while the rich have grown richer. Wealth disparity alarms often coincide with major financial tops. Consider 1929, 2000 and 2007. 

Filed Under: Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), economic indicators, Elliott wave, U.S. STOCK MARKET, video

Category: U.S. Economy 

USDJPY: Market Alert (Update)
More strength ahead for dollar/yen?

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/28/2014 2:15:00 PM

This forex pair has rallied since our last week's forecast -- but this week’s trading began with a sideways move. What should you make of that?

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, forex, forex trading, Japanese yen, technical analysis, U.S. dollar

Category: Currencies 

(Video) Why the Idea That Strong Economy Is Bullish for Stocks Is False
Was the U.S. economy weak when DJIA and S&P 500 topped in 2007? No, the opposite

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/25/2014 4:15:00 PM

Economists argue that improving U.S. economy is bullish or stocks. On the surface, it’s a perfectly logical argument – and it just feels right. The problem is that the reality does not support this claim.

Filed Under: consumer confidence, Elliott wave, financial forecast, fundamental analysis, gross domestic product (GDP), investment decisions, investment strategy, investor psychology, technical analysis, U.S. STOCK MARKET, unemployment, video

Category: Stocks 

(Video) U.S. Deflation is Only a Few Time Zones Away
A Look at Deflation in Europe

By Bob Stokes
7/24/2014 3:45:00 PM

The financial media rarely talks about deflation. But, if history is set to repeat, the word will eventually dominate conversations. See a chart that should concern everyone in the U.S.

Filed Under: 1929 Stock Market Crash, Bank of England, central banks, deflation, Elliott wave, eurozone, video

Category: U.S. Economy 

Market Alert: EURUSD at 8-Month Low
Join our ongoing Open House event now, free -- and see what's next for the euro

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/24/2014 12:45:00 PM

"Concerns that a fresh round of sanctions against Russia would have a negative impact on euro area growth pressured the single currency lower." Those concerns aren't likely to lift any time soon, so the euro should keep weakening, right? Actually, no.

Filed Under: currency, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, euro/USD exchange rate, europe, European Union (EU), eurozone, forex, forex trading, technical analysis, trade targets

Category: Currencies 

Market Alert: Platinum
Right now, see exactly how EWI's Metals Pro Service stays one step ahead of platinum's intraday turns – 100% free

By Nico Isaac
7/24/2014 12:30:00 PM

On July 18, platinum prices lost their upside grip and embarked on a powerful selloff. Right now you can see step-by-step how EWI's Metals Pro Service stayed one step ahead of the metal's turn -- free.

Filed Under: charts, Elliott wave, platinum futures

Category: Gold and Silver 

(Video) Today's Housing Price Trend is "Strikingly Similar" to the 1920s
Beware the rebound in U.S. home prices

By Bob Stokes
7/23/2014 3:45:00 PM

In the housing sector, yesterday's buyer's market has morphed into today's seller's market. Beware of the partial recovery in housing prices. Today's real estate trend is "strikingly similar" to the 1920s.

Filed Under: 1929 Stock Market Crash, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave Theorist, foreclosures, home sales, housing prices, video

Category: U.S. Economy 

Market Alert: Japanese Yen
You don’t have to wait for the next geopolitical event to know where the yen is headed next

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/23/2014 2:30:00 PM

On Tuesday, the yen saw a sharp intraday drop. The market has recovered since then. Now, the thinking is that the next big move will largely depend on the events in Ukraine and Gaza.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, forecasts, forex, forex trading, Japanese yen, technical analysis, U.S. dollar, U.S. STOCK MARKET

Category: Currencies 

Market Alert: Copper
The developing Elliott wave pattern in copper futures looks promising

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/23/2014 12:45:00 PM

Copper prices have been climbing since March. They took a dip over the past couple of weeks -- and that dip may just be the right opportunity for nimble investors.

Filed Under: copper futures, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, forecasts, fundamental analysis, futures trading

Category: Commodities 

Market Alert: Natural Gas
Maybe the markets "know" something politicians don't

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/23/2014 12:30:00 PM

There is a lot of talk today about the West launching another set of economic sanctions against Russia. But, reports USA Today, it may end up being just that -- talk. Here is an Elliott wave perspective.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, europe, European Union (EU), eurozone, fundamental analysis, futures trading, natural gas

Category: Energy 

(Video) 6 Charts That Tell You a Lot About Today’s Markets
Let’s dust off an infamous financial phrase: credit default swaps

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/22/2014 3:15:00 PM

Here at Elliott Wave International, we look at market indicators other researchers sometimes overlook. For example: When's the last time you heard someone in mainstream finance discuss credit default swaps?

Filed Under: credit default swaps, credit rating, Elliott wave, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, investment decisions, investment strategy, investor psychology, U.S. STOCK MARKET, U.S. Treasuries, video

Category: Interest Rates 

Would YOU Recognize an Overheated Market if You Saw One?
See how Europe's IPO bull market is a prime example of optimism that's gone off its hinges

By Nico Isaac
7/22/2014 12:00:00 PM

You've heard what the mainstream experts have to say about Europe's IPO boom: Come on in, the water's warm! But before you jump in, see this chart: It shows you whether IPOs in the UK and Germany are really putting on a bull-market performance.

Filed Under: banks, charts, Elliott wave, europe, european markets

Category: European Markets 

Why Did S&P 500 Turn Higher Mid-Day on Monday?
A fresh look at an intraday reversal in U.S. stocks

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/22/2014 9:30:00 AM

On Monday morning, stocks opened lower. With the ongoing fighting in Gaza, and lack of clarity on what’s next for global politics in the aftermath of the MH17 crash, that’s understandable, said the pundits. And then...

Filed Under: Elliott wave, fundamental analysis, futures trading, S&P 500, stock indexes, technical analysis

Category: Stocks 

(Video) Does Fibonacci Analysis Reveal the Stock Market Trend?
The new July-August Elliott Wave Theorist uses Fibonacci ratios to anticipate prices

By Bob Stokes
7/21/2014 4:00:00 PM

The Fibonacci sequence governs wave formations in the stock market. The new double issue of The Elliott Wave Theorist says the day has arrived "when you can see both the structure and the time and price relationships clearly, and everything falls into place."

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave Theorist, Fibonacci, Robert Prechter, technical analysis, U.S. STOCK MARKET, video

Category: Stocks 

(Video) EURUSD: A VERY Close Look at Where It's Been -- And Where It's Going
New 18-minute interview with our Currency Pro Service editor shows you lots of EURUSD charts you won't see anywhere else

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/21/2014 4:00:00 PM

In this 18-minute interview, EWI Senior Currency Strategist Jim Martens shows you how to use  Elliott wave analysis to find trading opportunities in FX -- and gives you his latest analysis of the price action in EURUSD.

Filed Under: currency, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, forex, forex trading, trade targets, Traders, trading lessons, U.S. dollar

Category: Currencies 

EURUSD: A Skip and a Hop Away from a New Low for 2014
Will the euro fall further? There are two ways to answer that question

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/18/2014 3:45:00 PM

Geopolitical tensions, the Fed's interest rate policy -- these and other reasons are said to be driving the euro lower. But will they KEEP doing that? That's where answers based on fundamental analysis get a little foggy.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, forex, forex trading, Interest Rates, technical analysis, trade targets, U.S. dollar

Category: Currencies 

(Video) New Market Research Puts Spotlight on 1929, 1999 and 2014
Today's U.S. stock market is the third highest valuation ever

By Bob Stokes
7/18/2014 3:30:00 PM

A new research report highlights the years when the U.S. stock market has been overvalued by 50% or more (in each case the outcome was the same). With that in mind, consider that today's U.S. stock market valuation is the third highest ever.

Filed Under: 1929 Stock Market Crash, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave Theorist, Fibonacci, investor psychology, Robert Prechter, U.S. STOCK MARKET, video

Category: Stocks 

(Video) Don't Drink and Shoot While Trading Crude Oil
See how EWI's Energy Pro Service used Elliott wave analysis to hit the near-term target in crude oil

By Nico Isaac
7/17/2014 4:45:00 PM

Did you know that in the sport of competitive rifle shooting, alcohol is recognized -- and banned -- as a performance-enhancing drug? Yes, enhancingThat rule reminds me of a "law" that many financial experts defend...

Filed Under: charts, crude oil, Elliott wave, forecasts, fundamental analysis, supply and demand, video

Category: Energy 

Good Traders Are MADE, Not Born
Rigorous one-on-one coaching program for Elliott wave traders & investors

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
7/17/2014 4:00:00 PM

In 1983, the famous Chicago trader Richard Dennis recruited and trained -- for only 2 weeks! -- a group of 21 men and 2 women. They called themselves "Turtles." After the training, Dennis gave each one a trading account...

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave Education, Elliott Wave trading, technical analysis, trade targets, Traders

Category: Trading Lessons 

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