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Commodities: And the BIG-Picture Trend Is...

Updated: November 20, 2017

In this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of Commodity Junctures and Trader's Classroom, he discusses the larger trends across the softs and grains markets.

Sugar's Early 2017 Sell-Off Surprised Us, Too... But Not for Long

Updated: November 17, 2017

In early March, sugar prices hit a sour note and embarked on a precipitous sell-off. Truth to be told, we didn't expect the decline for much later. But that didn't mean we weren't prepared when it happened.

Your Go-To Tools for Forecasting Commodities

Updated: November 3, 2017

In this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, editor of our Commodity Junctures and Trader's Classroom, he tells you about his approach to market seasonality and explains how Elliott waves helps you ride long-term commodities cycles (focus: softs and grains).

A Bullish Miracle on Lean Hog Street? Not Hardly

Updated: October 30, 2017

In late September, the USDA dropped a bearish bombshell on the lean hog market. So, why then did hog prices proceed to rally to a two-plus month high? Miracle -- or something else?

Predicting Commodity Markets One Elliott Wave Pattern at a Time

Updated: October 16, 2017

In 2012, all fundamental signs in wheat's backdrop pointed UP. But instead, wheat prices entered a four-year long, 50%-plus deep bear market to a decade low before pausing. The grain went off its fundamental script. But it stayed true to its Elliott wave one.

Natural Gas: When 5 Waves Down Mean... Up!

Updated: October 13, 2017

Regardless of your method, it's hard to forecast a range-bound market. Yet, even corrections have internal order, despite their "messy" appearance.

Commodities: Learn Why Soon, Volatility Will "Increase Dramatically"

Updated: October 6, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy tells you why he expects volatility to increase across commodities this fall, and as we move into 2018.

Dear Fundamental Analysis, I Think It's Time We See Other Forecasting Methods...

Updated: October 5, 2017

Back in mid-2016, sugar prices were orbiting a 4-year high -- and all fundamental signs pointed in one direction: UP. But instead, the market soured to a 2-year low, which is why it may be time to break up with popular financial wisdom...

Commodities: Staying on the "Bike" to Opportunity

Updated: September 26, 2017

One day, coffee prices rise -- and the drought is blamed. Next day, despite the drought, coffee prices fall... and post-factum explanations shift elsewhere. Maybe there's something more to coffee's price swings than weather...

Orange Juice Prices: Remove the Hurricane Irma Goggles

Updated: September 13, 2017

Many experts said orange juice was the single-most "hurricane-hit" commodity, with prices soaring ahead of Irma. But we believe there's more to this market's price trend than weather.

Commodities: "Pictures Have Meaning"

Updated: September 8, 2017

In early 2011, our senior commodities analyst Jeffrey Kennedy saw a very bearish picture on the long-term price chart of the bellwether Continuous Commodity Index -- that of a mature Elliott wave "impulse." We're now in year six of the bear market that followed.

Commodities: The Road Less Traveled is the Way to Opportunity

Updated: September 6, 2017

In early 2014, lean hog prices stood at an all-time high amidst the most bullish fundamental backdrop in 30 years. And yet, prices got slaughtered in a 2-year long crash to 14-year lows. It's time to look beyond fundamentals to the other forces driving market trends.

This is Why It's an Exciting Time for Gold, Copper, Etc.

Updated: August 31, 2017

Tom Denham discusses dramatic moves that we've seen across the metals markets over the last several days.

Harvey's Here. So Why Are Oil Prices Lower?

Updated: August 29, 2017

If supply disruptions cause oil prices to go up, can you tell when on this chart the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history arrived?

When You See This Elliott Wave Pattern on a Price Chart, Be Happy!

Updated: August 25, 2017

What do the 2017 bear market sell-off in sugar and the August rally in soybean oil have in common? They're both classic Elliott wave examples of what happens when a third wave develops on a market's price chart -- namely, huge moves!

And the "Best Commodity of the Year" Is... Aluminum!?

Updated: August 23, 2017

After aluminum prices soared to their highest level since 2014, the mainstream experts cited "deep capacity cuts" by China as the fundamental impetus for the rise. But what about seeing aluminum's bullish surge before it began? That's the story you want to hear!

This Price Pattern Warns: Swift, Sharp Trend Reversal Ahead!

Updated: August 18, 2017

From 2012 to 2016, soybean prices went from all-time high -- to -- 8-year low in a 50%-plus bear-market selloff. As it turns out, this dramatic reversal was a perfect example of one of our favorite Elliott wave patterns in action, the ending diagonal.

This is Why Cocoa's Crash Was a Perfect Setup

Updated: August 7, 2017

For traders, one of the best scenarios you can ask for is to catch a market as it's setting sail with the larger trend. Today, we use the recent sell-off in cocoa to show how Elliott wave analysis can help you do just that.

Top 3 Technical Tools Part 1: Japanese Candlesticks

Updated: August 2, 2017

Learn how Japanese candlestick analysis can help support your technical trading decisions.

A New Twist on "Peak Oil"

Updated: July 31, 2017

In the mid-2000s, the world feared it was running out of oil. Speculators, in turn, became feverishly bullish on oil's price. A 78% crash soon followed. Now, the phrase "peak oil" has been re-introduced, but in a different way.

Sugar Investors: "Desperately Seeking..." Clarity and Objectivity

Updated: July 25, 2017

Over the last two years, sugar prices have crashed… and spiked… and crashed, providing huge opportunities for investors and traders -- IF they stayed out in front of the dramatic turns, that is. Here's what might have helped them.

3 charts, 3 forecasts, in 7 fast minutes

Updated: July 24, 2017

See just how much you can learn from three simple charts.

Crude Oil: The Key is, Have a "Preferred" Elliott Wave Count

Updated: July 12, 2017

Steve Craig, the editor of our Energy Pro Service, gives you his outlook for crude.

Gold: This Will Make You Appreciate Momentum Indicators

Updated: July 10, 2017

Our Senior Metals Analyst tells you about the importance of the market's price momentum and explains what momentum is saying about the trend in gold.

Oil's Bear Market: The Sell-off You Could Have Seen Coming

Updated: June 28, 2017

Watch this new interview with Steve Craig, the editor of our Energy Pro Service and contributor to the monthly Global Market Perspective, to find out what could have helped you anticipate the decline.

Crude Oil Opportunity: Cut to the Front of the Line

Updated: June 15, 2017

Dear crude oil traders, the key to the market's next big move isn't in the next inventory report, or OPEC supply cut, or (fill in the blank). It's on the market's price chart, right now!

New Evidence that Oil Prices Follow the Elliott Wave Model

Updated: June 15, 2017

On June 14, the price of U.S. oil fell below $45 a barrel, and some are blaming the slide on oversupply. But, is that the real reason? See how the Elliott wave model has been highly useful in staying ahead of oil's trend turns.

Crude, Natural Gas & More: What to Watch Across Energy Markets

Updated: June 14, 2017

Get our latest take on what he expects for the products, crude and natural gas in the months ahead.

Gold Investors: It's Time You Knew the Truth About the Fed

Updated: June 14, 2017

June 14: Fed Day! It's supposedly the one day gold investors can clearly predict the precious metal's next move based on the Fed's hawkish or dovish tone. But history shows gold prices are NOT being led by the Fed at all.

Lean Hogs: "It's amazing what a month can do."

Updated: June 7, 2017

In late March, all fundamental signs in the market for lean hogs pointed in one clear direction: down. And yet, hog prices enjoyed a powerful rally to fresh contract highs. Find out the real story here!

Crude Oil: More Than Just a Case of "Buy the Rumor, Sell the News"

Updated: May 26, 2017

Before the May 25 OPEC meeting, crude oil price rose to $52 a barrel. And then, as the meeting statements were released, crude sank more than 5%. You could say it's a classic case of "buy the rumor, sell the news." But we believe there was another pattern at play here.

OPEC or Not, Crude Oil Prices Will Go 'Here'

Updated: May 19, 2017

See why our Chief Energy Analyst believes that regardless of what OPEC does, it's unlikely to change oil's dominant trend.

OPEC or Not, Crude Oil Prices Will Go 'Here'

Updated: May 19, 2017

See why our Chief Energy Analyst believes that regardless of what OPEC does, it's unlikely to change oil's dominant trend.

Gold, Silver & More: Here Is What To Expect Next

Updated: May 19, 2017

Tom Denham gives you new insights into the recent price action across the metals markets.

Commodities: The Kite of Opportunity is Flying High

Updated: May 10, 2017

At the start of 2017, the cards of "market fundamentals" were stacked in sugar's bullish favor. But instead of reclaiming the upside, prices soured in a 20% selloff to a one-year low in late April. Find out the unconventional reason why.

Gold: Will the Decline Continue?

Updated: May 5, 2017

Tom Denham tells you why looking at the U.S. dollar, interest rates and politics are the wrong tools when trying to forecast the price action in gold. Here's what's a better indicator.

Gold: Will the Decline Continue

Updated: May 5, 2017

Tom Denham tells you why looking at the U.S. dollar, interest rates and politics are the wrong tools when trying to forecast the price action in gold. Here's what's a better indicator.

Copper, Gold and More: A Fresh Look at Industrial and Precious Metals

Updated: April 21, 2017

Tom Denham outlines the Elliott wave patterns he's looking at in copper, aluminum and gold and discusses what these patterns imply for the future of these markets.

Are Silver Traders "Way Too Bullish"?

Updated: April 20, 2017

The real news for silver prices is all about sentiment: Are Silver Traders "Way Too Bullish"? See and hear the evidence...

Energy Volatility: What to Expect Next

Updated: April 12, 2017

Steve Craig, the Editor of our Energy Pro Service, explains that when looking across the energy complex, 2017 is playing out according to his Elliott wave script.

Oil Rigs and Oil Risks: What's Next for the "Boom-Bust" Cycle?

Updated: April 11, 2017

The search for recoverable crude never stops. But, the search is more active at some times than at others -- drilling for crude is immensely expensive and full of risk. Yet here's what is especially relevant to our forecast: The search for crude is a collective activity. So it's no surprise that the oil rig count reflects a textbook Elliott Wave pattern. See it for yourself on our unique chart.

Aluminum "Foils" Market Fundamentals En Route to New Highs

Updated: April 10, 2017

At the start of 2017, China and the U.S. were engaged in a bitter “Aluminum War” – one widely expected to keep the metal’s price under pressure. And yet, since early January, aluminum prices have rallied to a 2-year high. Our take on why might surprise you.  

Live Cattle: A Cure for Mad Price Disease

Updated: March 22, 2017

See how expert commodity analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy, used Elliott waves to call for the 2016 history-making crash in the live cattle market.

Crude Oil: How to Catch a Falling Knife -- Safely

Updated: March 21, 2017

Crude Oil is one of the most volatile markets on the planet. Find out what Jeffrey Kennedy, EWI's expert commodity analyst, called for at the beginning of 2016 and see how that forecast turned out.

Soybean Futures: How to Ride the Elliott Waves of Opportunity

Updated: March 16, 2017

For commodity investors and traders, it's easy to fall victim to information overload.

Crude Oil: Biggest One-Day Tumble of 2017

Updated: March 8, 2017

It finally happened. On March 8, crude oil prices fell more than 5%. See why this explosive price action had been in the works for weeks -- and why it had little to do with supply and demand factors.

Natural Gas Bulls: Don't Blame Old Man Winter for Crashing Prices

Updated: February 22, 2017

Since soaring to a two-year high in late December, natural gas prices have sweated 35% in value. According to the experts, a record warm winter is to blame for the meltdown. See our charts and decide for yourself.

Commodity Investors: The Line Between Opportunity & Regret

Updated: February 16, 2017

Since last August, cocoa prices have been in a “meltdown” (CNBC). But imagine having a clear “line” in the sand which, if crossed, would signal such a sell-off -- before it occurred. Well, you don’t have to imagine.

Elliott Wave Analysis: Where the RUBBER Meets the Road

Updated: January 31, 2017

On January 26, rubber prices soared to their highest level in four years. And, according to many sources, torrential rainfall in southern Thailand is the main driver of the market’s rally. Except, rubber prices started bouncing before the floods. 

New Year, New Way to Find Solid Trade Set-Ups

Updated: January 9, 2017

At the start of July 2016, cocoa prices were orbiting multi-year highs. And, according to mainstream fundamental analysis, the commodity’s uptrend was in the bag. So, why did cocoa prices then reverse in a gut-wrenching decline to three-year lows? The answer might surprise you

Commodities: New Year's Promises Vs. Elliott Wave Patterns

Updated: December 30, 2016

In 2011 and 2014, mainstream finance resolved that commodities would make a major comeback. In 2016, those same experts predicted the sector was doomed. The end result: 0 for 3. But someone got the story right.

A 2016 Commodity Forecast You May Have Missed

Updated: December 28, 2016

At the start of 2016, discussions focused on how China's economic slowdown had hurt the prices of commodities. Even so, our January Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast told subscribers to expect a "turnaround" for commodities. Find out how the Elliott wave model served as a guide.

Forex Traders: A Surprising Lesson from Commodities

Updated: December 20, 2016

In February 2011, sugar prices reversed from a 30-year high to embark on a 40% crash to one-year lows. Turns out, sugar's 2011 bear market was following an Elliott wave "triangle" script. Here's why forex traders of one particular currency pair will want to pay attention to sugar's past... now.

Crude Volatility

Updated: December 12, 2016

Our Chief Energy Analyst weighs in on recent volatility in the energy complex and offers you a preview of what he's looking for in 2017.

OPEC Is NOT Driving Crude Oil's "Sleigh"

Updated: December 12, 2016

On December 12, crude oil prices soared to their highest level in 17 months. According to the experts, one factor is to blame for the rise: Agreements by OPEC and non-OPEC countries to cut production. But that’s not the ho, ho, whole story!

How to Get a Firm Handle on Gold's Ups and Downs

Updated: December 8, 2016

Bearish hedge fund managers were woefully caught off guard in December 2015 when gold launched a 31% rally into July of this year. By contrast, we told subscribers that a sharp rally was imminent right at the low. Now, gold's price appears to face another key juncture.

Crude Oil Prices: "Random"? Hardly.

Updated: December 2, 2016

This week's shocking spike in crude oil prices is +12% and counting. Media stories blame one culprit: the November 30 OPEC agreement to cut production. The weeks leading up to the meeting were filled with anticipation and emotion. Oil prices went all over the place -- down 4% one day, 3% the next. Yet, those fluctuations weren't random.

Why Crude Oil Investors Should Look Beyond Supply and Demand

Updated: November 22, 2016

On Nov. 21, U.S. crude spiked 4%. Not surprisingly, the financial press attributed the price rise to the possibility that OPEC will cut production. But, earlier in 2016, oil prices fell on similar news. Find out what really governs oil prices.

Silver Sentiment Looks Golden

Updated: November 22, 2016

Bullish sentiment among silver traders recently fell to 8 percent, the lowest reading since mid-2015. So, sentiment is in the right place for the next big leg in the price pattern.

Coffee Prices Have Soared Since June. Here's Why

Updated: November 4, 2016

When it comes to staying ahead of major price turns in commodity markets, many investors stay tuned to various "channels" which keep them abreast of weather, political, or economic events that may affect a market's future trend. But, as the 2016 rally in coffee prices shows us, there's only one true "channel" to watch!

Gold Prices, Rate Hikes and the Placebo Effect

Updated: November 1, 2016

On October 28, gold prices took off to the upside in a powerful surge, despite ongoing expectations of a rate hike by the Fed. Turns out, mainstream analysis of the yellow metal is pressing all the wrong buttons. 

This Commodity Has Perked Up its Investors' Portfolios

Updated: September 21, 2016

In mid-2015, sugar futures were mired in a multi-year bear market, with prices plunging to an 8-year low. All fundamental signs pointed D-O-W-N. But instead, sugar prices turned up, in a powerful 90% rally! Know the real reason why, today. 

U.S. Food Prices See Longest Stretch of Deflation in 50 Years

Updated: September 8, 2016

We warned about deflation when others scoffed at the idea. Now, deflation has taken a foothold around the globe, and U.S. farmers and grocery store operators are feeling the pain. Food prices have tumbled as a result of deepening deflationary forces. Prepare now for the next phase when no one will doubt this developing trend.

Silver Forecast: The One Thing (Almost) Everyone Got Wrong

Updated: September 1, 2016

In late 2015, the mainstream experts were certain of one thing: The Federal Reserve’s first rate hike in nine years was set to drive a stake through the heart of silver’s upside potential. And yet, the white metal took off in December on a 50%-strong, 7-month-long rally to multi-year highs. This story is worth the wait!

Oil Prices vs. Production: An Obvious Connection Everyone Ignores

Updated: August 29, 2016

Elliott wave analysts made 10 terrific crude oil calls in a row -- simply by observing the market's pattern -- while their mainstream counterparts routinely fell on the wrong side of the trend. Why? It starts with an obvious data discrepancy they always seem to ignore.

Gold Rose 28% This Year. What Are You Reading About It NOW?

Updated: August 24, 2016

For the year, the DJIA is up about 7%. Gold prices rose 28% between January and July. How did gold become one of this year's best performers? For answers, take a look at this chart.

Energy: EWI's Chief Oil Analyst Reveals When Elliott Is at Its Best (Part 2)

Updated: August 22, 2016

In part 2 of our in-depth conversation with Steve Craig, Elliot Wave International's Chief Energy Analyst, he reveals why the volatility in crude oil and natural gas keeps him excited about the markets he covers.

We Nailed the Year's Biggest Move

Updated: August 15, 2016

What’s the biggest commodity mover of the year so far? If you guessed gold or oil, you’re wrong. Click here to see what it was. And yeah, Jeff Kennedy nailed it for his subs.  

Oil Prices and the Next Gulf of Mexico Hurricane

Updated: August 11, 2016

Like 2005's Katrina, a major Gulf of Mexico hurricane can deal a heavy blow to crude oil production. Most financial and economic pundits would then conclude that such a supply disruption would send oil prices skyrocketing with demand. Yet this chart defies their Econ 101 logic.

A Spreading Sign of Silver's Potential

Updated: August 10, 2016

Here's what we can learn about silver's price trend, from two different groups of traders.

Copper's Near-Term Outlook: Identity Crisis Averted

Updated: July 14, 2016

Lately, copper's identity has been swinging back and forth from "precious" metal to "industrial" metal and back again. It's enough to make investors feel crazy! But in our opinion, there's a very clear method to copper's seeming "madness" -- one seen through the eyes of Elliott wave analysis.

Huge Gains for this Grain Were "Unimaginable"

Updated: June 14, 2016

Holy Soy! Between March 1 and June 1, soybean prices went from an 8-year low, to being the #1 performer among all 22 listed futures on the Bloomberg Commodity Index. Oddly enough, there was no fundamental reason for bean's bullish comeback. There was, however, an Elliott wave one!

Commodity Investors: It's Time to Look Beyond the Fed

Updated: June 9, 2016

Since plummeting to the abyss of a 13-year low in January, the Bloomberg Commodity Index rocketed 21% to enter official "bull market" territory on June 6. Some say the Fed's ongoing commitment to ultra-low interest rates is feeding the sector's fire. But there's a whole lot more to this new "bull" run than meets the eye.

How to View the Huge 2016 Commodities Comeback

Updated: June 8, 2016

Five months ago, by almost every fundamental measure, commodity prices were dead in the water. And yet, as of June 6, the commodity sector as a whole went from doom to BOOM! So, what changed? The answer might surprise you.

One Elliott Wave Pattern That's Truly Worth the Wait

Updated: May 18, 2016

Sometimes it's hard to get excited about sideways movement on a market's price chart. Like, say, the four-month long sideways crawl in sugar prices from October 2015 to January 2016. But from an Elliott wave standpoint, this kind of "holding pattern" is often cause for the greatest excitement.

Oil Prices Rise on Alberta Wildfire... Oil Prices FALL on Alberta Wildfire?

Updated: May 10, 2016

On May 9, crude oil prices rose 2% in the morning, only to turn down and plunge 3% in the afternoon. The reason for BOTH moves, said the experts, was Canada's wildfires. The lesson here is one you'll never want to forget.

Crude Oil: How to Catch a 77% Rally

Updated: May 4, 2016

Now that crude oil rose about 20% in April alone, it's getting hard to remember that this winter, WTI fell to just $26.05 a barrel. Harder still is to remember the sentiment towards oil at that time. These headlines from major news sources are a good reminder...

What Drives Trend Changes: Weather Patterns -- or Elliott Wave Patterns?

Updated: May 4, 2016

Yes, major weather events can temporarily alter prices. But ultimately, they will go back to resume their natural course. Take, for example, the recent performance by soybean futures.

"The One Commodity I'm Most Excited About"

Updated: April 29, 2016

Watch this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of our Commodity Junctures market-forecasting service, to learn about the one commodity [Jeff] is most excited about.

Why Crude Oil at $46 Is Not a Surprise

Updated: April 28, 2016

On April 27, the World Bank Group upwardly revised its annual forecast for crude oil prices -- after oil had risen 77% from this winter's lows. As for seeing oil's rally in advance -- well, that's a different story. One worth reading now...

Crude Oil: How Elliott Waves Prepare You for Trend Changes

Updated: April 21, 2016

"The trend is your friend," goes the old trading adage -- but what if the trend is about to end as you're "befriending" it? Elliott wave analysis is uniquely positioned to give you ample warning when that happens -- watch.

Crude Oil: Warmer... Warmer... Hot!

Updated: April 21, 2016

On April 18, crude oil took step one of a powerful rally that rocketed prices to new highs for 2016 -- despite one of the most bearish fundamental news events in oil's recent history. What gives?

Are Wheat Bears Set to Meet their Maker?

Updated: April 18, 2016

In 2012, all fundamental signs in wheat's backdrop pointed UP. But instead, wheat prices entered a four-year long, 50%-plus deep bear market to the decade lows we see today. The grain went off its fundamental script. But it stayed true to its Elliott wave one.

Gold's Near-Term Trend: "X" Marks the Spot

Updated: March 24, 2016

On March 10, gold prices turned down from a 13-month high to embark on the 11-session sell-off we see today. The problem is, the metal's downtrend fits nowhere into the mainstream picture. It does, however, fit into the Elliott wave one. 

Why Can't the Fed "Move" Commodities?

Updated: March 23, 2016

According to mainstream wisdom, commodity prices revolve around the Federal Reserve's monetary policy. But historical evidence proves there's a much larger force at the center of the commodity universe.

Gold: Why You Should Pay Attention to "Extreme Opinions"

Updated: March 22, 2016

Gold has been hailed as "the biggest story of this year" lately. And to think that just in December, pundits were saying that gold had "lost its luster"! How did the mainstream miss this sleeper opportunity? This video gives you an answer.

"Fed" Up with Crude Oil?

Updated: March 18, 2016

This St. Patrick's Day, some crude oil investors and traders may not be feeling lucky, as they've been pulled all over the map this week by none other than the "fundamentals," which are supposed to keep them on the straight and narrow.

Strike While the Iron Ore Opportunity Is Hot

Updated: March 9, 2016

On March 7, iron ore prices rocketed a staggering 19% in is largest, single-day rally ever. According to the experts, ore's surge was a sign the market had gone "berzerk." Yet --from an Elliott wave perspective, the move is right on schedule.

Soybean Prices and the Giant "Gorilla Experiment"

Updated: March 4, 2016

Back in 2012, all the fundamental signs pointed UP in soybeans. But instead, bean prices turned down, plummeting 50%-plus in the multi-year bear market we see today. Here are some signs to help you spot the next big trend change.

Why You Need the Wave Principle in YOUR Toolbox, Too

Updated: February 22, 2016

Learn more about our Chief Commodity Analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy, and what he thinks makes Elliott wave principle so compelling: Namely, that it puts price action into context of a larger trend.

Oil Industry Sees No Life Jacket in Sight

Updated: February 22, 2016

Since 2008, crude oil investors have become bullish at each top and bearish at each bottom. Recently, even oil industry insiders have expressed extreme bearishness. Yet, on Feb. 22, U.S. crude soared nearly 7%. Get our perspective.

Crude Oil: Put Volatility on Your Side

Updated: February 19, 2016

All eyes were on the much-anticipated OPEC oil production freeze this week. And yet, somehow, crude oil prices themselves had two very different reactions to news of the output halt? Read on!

You Saw It Here First: Gold as a "Fear Hedge" is a Myth

Updated: February 16, 2016

It's been conventional wisdom for decades: Gold is a "fear hedge." And yet, like many other market myths we've written about, this one is also just that -- a myth. Look at this chart, decide for yourself.

Gold: See 2 Factors that Warned of the Rally a Month Ago

Updated: February 11, 2016

It's tempting to say that gold is up 16% YTD "as investors are seeking a safe haven." Problem is, this (very logical) explanation tells you little about where gold might go tomorrow. Elliott wave analysis, on the other hand, does.

Gold Rally Defies Bearish Money Managers

Updated: February 11, 2016

Professional investors made a huge bet against gold in December. We took the opposite stance. Money managers are now licking their wounds. The price of the yellow metal has climbed north of 22%. Position your portfolio for gold's next big move.

Stocks and Oil: No Longer "A Couple"?

Updated: February 10, 2016

It's a bit like watching Old Faithful fail to erupt when it should: To see a market "correlation" become disconnected can be unsettling. For weeks the media has looked at oil prices to forecast stocks. But Tuesday morning (Feb. 9) a CNBC headline said this...

Gold Jumps 2% -- and Probably Has More to Go

Updated: February 8, 2016

On Feb. 8, U.S. and global stocks had a rough day. And what, says the conventional wisdom, "reliably" goes up when markets are "uncertain"? That's right: gold. But here's something you should know...

2016 Will Surprise Commodity Traders & Investors

Updated: February 5, 2016

Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of Commodity Junctures, puts the 2015 decline in commodities into perspective in terms of the larger trend.

Why Are Crude Oil Prices Up 33% in One Week?

Updated: January 29, 2016

Most analysts say the same thing: Oil is higher in reaction to the news. Sounds reasonable... but what if someone told you there was a way to forecast this rally before the news -- or even without any news?

Do Oil Prices Govern Stock Prices?

Updated: January 26, 2016

You've probably noticed that lately, oil and stocks have been moving in unison -- so much so that today, people say that cheap oil is bearish for stocks, and higher oil prices are bullish. But do you remember that not that long ago, they said precisely the opposite?

Crude Oil Jumps 5%... Even As Inventories Rise to Highest Level in 25 Years?

Updated: January 21, 2016

It seems reasonable to suggest that, based on strong inventory numbers, crude oil should have fallen. Instead, prices rose. If you find this puzzling, looking at the situation from an Elliott wave perspective may help.

The "Oil-Price-Tax-Cut" that Never Was

Updated: January 4, 2016

In 2015, the mainstream experts said falling oil prices would help jump-start the economy. It goes without saying, this forecast did not come to pass as planned. The full story might surprise you.

How Crude Oil Fooled (Almost) Everyone

Updated: December 31, 2015

Not one economist surveyed by The Wall Street Journal at the start of 2015 anticipated that crude oil would be trading under $40 a barrel. Most of them don't consider investor psychology, the true driver of big trends. And that's precisely what Elliott wave analysis helps you do. Take a look at this chart.

Gold Prices: The Fed is NOT the "Force" that Awakens

Updated: December 18, 2015

The U.S. Federal Reserve's December 16 rate hike was interpreted by gold bulls the world over as a virtual lightsaber through the heart. But as recent history proves: The "force" behind gold prices isn't the Fed... 

Energy Markets: Psychology is the Real Driver of Price Trends

Updated: December 10, 2015

In this recent interview, ElliottWaveTV's Alexandra Lienhard talks to Steve Craig, our Chief Energy Analyst, about crude oil and natural gas' price action over 2015.

Copper Prices: From Life Force to Life Raft

Updated: December 9, 2015

Between 2011 and 2015, copper has gone from life force of a commodity bull market -- to life raft in a commodity bear. Turns out, the reversal in the red metal's fate is exactly what the Elliott wave "doctor" ordered.

Commodities Get Clobbered Like Our Analysts Said They Would

Updated: November 30, 2015

The downtrend in commodity prices was advertised in the chart pattern long before China's economic slowdown. Now, sentiment has reached a negative extreme.

Traders and Trendlines: A Match Made in Opportunity Heaven

Updated: November 24, 2015

Trendlines: You may have heard of them. Now, see how effective this simple technical tool can be for identifying high-confidence trade set-ups in real-world financial markets. Examples: gold and O.J.

Paging Dr Copper

Updated: November 23, 2015

Copper's uses are so widespread that earned a nickname for "diagnosing" the economy -- as in, "Dr. Copper." Well, Dr. Copper's prices have not been doing that great. On Nov. 23, MarketWatch reported that, "Copper futures slumped to six-year lows..."

Give Thanks for a... Truly Objective Commodity Forecast

Updated: November 20, 2015

In 2012, all the "fundamental" lines added up in corn's bullish favor. And yet, corn prices embarked on a multi-year bear market that persists today. Lend your "ear" to the full story...

Crude Oil: How Low Will Prices Go?

Updated: November 20, 2015

U.S. crude has recently slipped below $40, and the mainstream media is blaming a supply glut. But is that the real reason for oil's slide? Take a look at an oil chart that goes back over 150 years.

Falling Crude Oil Prices: More Than Meets the Eye?

Updated: November 19, 2015

On Thursday (Nov. 19), crude oil again fell below $40. From our perspective, there are other factors impacting oil prices than what meets the eye. We are talking about Elliott wave patterns, of course.

Sentiment and Gold: Pessimism at an Extreme

Updated: November 16, 2015

chart of the day | This is a daily chart of spot gold prices, as the action stood on November 9, one week ago. Here are a couple of things that make this chart interesting. First, we see four completed waves of what we expect to be a five-wave pattern. Second...

Some Commodity Opportunities DON'T Hinge on Supply/Demand Data

Updated: November 16, 2015

From their March 2014 peak, lean hog prices have plummeted 60%-plus to a six-year low. Turns out, the price slaughter was not what the fundamental doctor ordered.

The D-Word: Deflation

Updated: November 13, 2015

Brian Whitmer, our European Markets Expert, discusses deflation and its effect on European economies, as well as deflation in world-wide economies.

When You Trade and Invest, Why Use the Wave Principle?

Updated: November 12, 2015

"Most investors follow the actions of others, whether they are on the right side of the market or not. The result is that prices move according to investors' optimism and pessimism. Investors use the news to rationalize their emotional decisions -- and most people lose money." How can you avoid that?

Commodities: Exciting Opportunities Are Unfolding NOW

Updated: November 11, 2015

Learn why our Chief Commodity Analyst is anticipating downward pressure across the commodity markets.

Gold Prices: Led by the Fed?

Updated: November 4, 2015

On October 27, one day before the latest Fed meeting wrapped up, gold prices flexed their bullish muscle, soaring to $1180 per ounce. Many experts did not see the Fed's coming decision as a threat for the rally. And then this happened.

Natural Gas: A 20% Percent Decline In Less Than A Month

Updated: October 27, 2015

This is a weekly chart of the natural gas market. It posted on October 2, in our monthly Global Market Perspective publication. A lot has happened since then, but, on Oct. 2, this chart showed the five-year high...

Great Scott! Will Crude Oil Prices Ever Rise Again?

Updated: October 21, 2015

Today, we step into our "time machine" and go back to July 11, 2008 -- the day of crude oil's all-time high. There, you'll also see how prepared the mainstream financial experts were for crude's ensuing crash.

Conjoined Metal Rally Twins: Lead and Zinc Soar to Multi-Month Highs

Updated: October 16, 2015

Here's the what: On October 9, zinc and lead stole the metals show by staging powerful rallies from five-year lows to multi-month highs. As for the why -- well, there's two sides to that story...

Rising Oil Prices: The "Syria Effect"? Not Really.

Updated: October 7, 2015

On October 6, crude oil prices surged to a one-month high. And, according to the mainstream experts, oil prices are rising as Russian airstrikes in Syria intensify. There's a lot more to this story, however, than meets the eye.

Multiple Markets Ending Their Recent Trends Now

Updated: October 2, 2015

Watch this clip from Commodity Junctures' editor, Jeffrey Kennedy -- and learn why he believes the next couple of weeks will be pivotal for many commodities.

How to Build Consistent Trading Success

Updated: July 29, 2015

Why do some traders jump in too early and take positions when an Elliott wave pattern demonstrates only one or two of the necessary traits? Find the answer -- and the solution -- with a quick lesson from our Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey Kennedy.

6 Lessons to Help You Find Trading Opportunities in Any Market

Updated: June 24, 2015

One of the most common requests we get from traders is: Can you teach me how to look at a chart and find opportunities for myself?

3 Ways to Identify Support and Resistance -- 5 Chart Examples

Updated: December 30, 2014

Use this free lesson to brush up on methods and indicators that can help you improve your confidence in your own market analysis.
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