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Silver’s Price Trends: Who Is Really Pulling the Strings?
Hunt Brothers? Federal Reserve? Silver’s price action from its 2011 peak shows there’s only one force driving the long-term trend -- investor psychology

By Nico Isaac
3/27/2015 4:15:00 PM

35 years ago, Hunt brothers pulled the rug out from under the silver market, causing it to crash 50% in 4 days! Here are some thoughts on the recent trend in silver. (Includes video.)

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, QE2, quantitative easing, silver, silver futures, U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed), video

Category: Gold and Silver 

(Video, 3:23 min.) Gold: A Perspective on the Near-Term Trend
Sentiment turns historically negative, THEN the yellow metal rallies

By Bob Stokes
3/27/2015 3:15:00 PM

On March 11, 93% of gold traders were bearish. Wouldn't you know it, gold has since rallied. Also, a recent development with gold pricing occurs for the first time in 96 years. Watch.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Gold, precious metals, silver, video

Category: Gold and Silver 

Q&A: Elliott Prechter on Investing with Artificial Intelligence
Developer, programmer and entrepreneur to speak at 5th Annual Social Mood Conference

By Editorial Staff
3/27/2015 12:30:00 PM

Elliott Prechter on the new developments with EWAVES, an artificial intelligence technology that automates Elliott wave analysis.

Filed Under: investment decisions, investment strategy, Random Walk Theory, social mood, socionomics

Category: Socionomics 

(Podcast, 9:17 min.) The Who and Why of Getting PAID to Borrow Money
Pop Trends, Price Culture is a new, free podcast about the intersection of psychology and markets.

By Editorial Staff
3/26/2015 6:15:00 PM

Do you believe that these days, some people (like the Nestle Corporation) are getting paid to BORROW money? No? Well, listen to this free podcast for some illuminating details.

Filed Under: deflation, inflation, Interest Rates, investor psychology

Category: Interest Rates 

#DressGate: When Popular Models of How People Behave Aren't Enough
A radical counterclaim as to why certain ideas go viral -- like the recent "white/gold-blue/black" dress global phenomenon

By Nico Isaac
3/26/2015 7:30:00 AM

The world continues to ask, "Is the DRESS white and gold, or blue and black?" But the real question is: Why did this dress break the internet in the first place? 

Filed Under: cultural trends, media, popular culture, social media, social mood

Category: Socionomics 

(Video, 3:18 min.) A Telling Sign of the Market's Precarious Perch
U.S. corporations have high hopes for their own shares

By Bob Stokes
3/25/2015 3:00:00 PM

U.S. corporations have doubled the amount of their stock buybacks from a year ago. Learn why this development should serve as a neon warning to investors.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, General Motors (GM), U.S. STOCK MARKET, video

Category: Stocks 

(Video, 2:45 min.) Time for a Trend Reversal in the U.S. Dollar Index?
The Dollar Index has its largest weekly decline since May 2014

By Bob Stokes
3/24/2015 3:30:00 PM

The U.S. Dollar Index just had its largest weekly decline since May 2014. Is this the start of a major downtrend or just a correction in a long-term bull market? Learn more.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, U.S. dollar, video

Category: Currencies 

Gold Prices AND a Single Girl’s Guide to Dating
See how overcoming resistance enables traders to navigate gold’s intraday swings -- and awkward first dates!

By Nico Isaac
3/24/2015 3:30:00 PM

What does gold's recent rally to a one-month price high AND my recent awkward first date have in common? Answer: an independent perspective and watching for clues. 

Filed Under: charts, Elliott wave, Fibonacci, Gold, precious metals

Category: Gold and Silver 

The Reality Is, We Have a Very Weak Economic Recovery
Let's take a closer look at the government's statistics

By Editorial Staff
3/24/2015 11:45:00 AM

For years, the U.S. government has been manipulating its unemployment statistics to line up with its claim that the economy has recovered strongly. Jim Clifton of Gallup finally couldn't stand it anymore and wrote a terrific op-ed on the subject. Take a look.

Filed Under: economic depression, gross domestic product (GDP)

Category: U.S. Economy 

(Video, 3:15 min.) Why Falling Prices Really Are a Mixed Blessing
First crude oil, now milk. Are stocks next?

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
3/23/2015 6:00:00 PM

Crude oil isn't the only market to plunge recently. Milk prices are also down -- by a third! As with crude, at first it sounds like great news. But as we've shown on these pages before, falling prices -- which is one of the effects of deflation -- are not all for the good. Here's why.

Filed Under: crude oil, deflation, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave Theorist, inflation, investment decisions, investment strategy, video

Category: Stocks 

Q&A (4:24 min.): Matt Lampert on the Power of the Socionomic Insight
Researcher and lecturer to speak at 5th Annual Social Mood Conference on April 11

By Editorial Staff
3/23/2015 3:15:00 PM

Sociologists are great at predicting the future -- as long as the future resembles today's trends. The task becomes more difficult when the future involves dynamic change. That's where socionomics, the new science of social prediction, comes in. Watch.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, social mood, socionomics, socionomics summit, video

Category: Socionomics 

(Video, 3:14 min.) Crude Oil: Is the Price Low Even in Sight?
Many speculators lose big

By Bob Stokes
3/20/2015 3:00:00 PM

The psychology that prompts investors to bottom fish almost guarantees that a bottom will be elusive. Many oil speculators have recently discovered this the hard way. Our first chart tells the story.

Filed Under: commodities, crude oil, Elliott wave, Gold, video

Category: Energy 

(Interview, 3:25 min.) ECB's Recent Actions Signal "Full-Blown Panic"
Learn why the ECB's growth outlook will prove to be way too optimistic

By Editorial Staff
3/20/2015 11:00:00 AM

Elliott Wave International's European Financial Forecast editor explains why QE is the European Central Bank's last-ditch attempt to turn Europe around.

Filed Under: Brian Whitmer, DAX, deflation, euro stoxx 50, europe, european central bank, european markets, interview

Category: European Markets 

Exhibit A: Tesco, Or Why Good Deflation Doesn't Exist
In 2010, we identified the British supermarket chain Tesco's widely-praised cost-cutting initiatives as step one towards the inevitable: deflation

By Nico Isaac
3/20/2015 6:45:00 AM

Is the "good" kind of deflation really underway in Europe, as so many economists suggest? We have one word to answer with: Tesco.

Filed Under: charts, consumer confidence, deflation, Elliott wave, europe, european markets

Category: European Markets 

EURUSD: A Crazy 900-Pip "Roundtrip"
You have to go back to 2008 to see forex volatility like the one we saw this week

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
3/19/2015 5:00:00 PM

Last week, we saw the craziest volatility in EURUSD we've seen in years. "The markets are doing what they are supposed to: inflicting the most pain on the most number of people," says our Senior Currency Strategist. Here is his advice on how to prepare yourself.

Filed Under: currency, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, euro/USD exchange rate, forex, forex trading, technical analysis, technical indicators, U.S. dollar

Category: Currencies 

(Video, 4:17 min.) The Fed's Coming Rate Hike: The One "Little Indicator That Could"
Economic trends drive central banks' interest rate decisions less than you think -- see for yourself

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
3/19/2015 2:30:00 PM

No one knows for sure when the Fed will raise interest rates. Yet there is one indicator worth paying attention to, with a history of forecasting central banks' moves. See for yourself.

Filed Under: economic indicators, Elliott wave, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), forecasts, Interest Rates, U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed), video

Category: U.S. Economy 

(Video, 4:15 min.) Deflation Watch: Key Economic Measures Turn South
A developing deflationary trend hinders the economic "recovery"

By Bob Stokes
3/18/2015 4:15:00 PM

Can the Federal Reserve stop deflation? Well, despite unprecedented stimulus, key economic measures have turned south. Take a look at these charts.

Filed Under: consumer price index, deflation, economic indicators, Elliott wave, video

Category: U.S. Economy 

(Interview, 4:53 min.) Investment Opportunity: Emerging Markets (Not A Typo!)
See why Elliott Wave International’s Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor makes the case for investing in emerging markets

By Editorial Staff
3/18/2015 3:30:00 PM

In this new interview, EWI’s Mark Galasiewski explains why now -- contrary to many popular opinions -- is the time for international investors to pay attention to emerging markets.

Filed Under: Asia Dollar Index, Chinese markets, emerging markets, Indian markets, interview, Nikkei, Taiwan index

Category: Asian Markets 

Crude Oil: Who Would've Thought?
The U.S. is awash in oil. So much for all the "shortage" fears from a decade ago.

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
3/18/2015 2:45:00 PM

America is drowning in its own oil. So much drilling has happened in recent years that we are now running out of places to store oil in this country. And to think that a decade ago, the public's biggest fear was "peak oil" and other panicky "we're-gonna-run-out-soon" theories!

Filed Under: crude oil, Elliott wave, fundamental analysis, futures trading, risk management, supply and demand, technical analysis

Category: Energy 

(Video, 5:42 min.) Learn the Basics of Corrective Waves
Senior Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy outlines three important Elliott wave patterns in three markets

By Editorial Staff
3/18/2015 2:15:00 PM

Learn to spot Elliott wave patterns -- in Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) and Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (FAS) -- with this classic 5-minute clip from one of our Trader's Classroom video lessons.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave Education, Elliott Wave trading, Jeffrey Kennedy, technical analysis, technical indicators, Traders, trading lessons, video

Category: Trading Lessons 

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