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Crude: "A Slow But Steady Grind"

Updated: November 16, 2017

Steve Craig, the editor of our Energy Pro Service, discusses recent price action across crude oil and natural gas. Watch this new interview below to learn why he believes recent price action is significant.

Crude Oil, Natural Gas & More: How to Spot High-Confidence Junctures

Updated: October 17, 2017

Steve Craig, our Chief Energy Analyst and editor of our Energy Pro Service, tells you how he stays on top of the ebbs and flows in energy markets. (Spoiler alert: Keeping an open mind and following Elliott wave rules is a good start.)

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.

Extreme Weather & Energy Markets: What's Next?

Updated: September 13, 2017

Given the recent hurricanes and intense volatility across commodity markets, anticipating fluctuations in crude and natural gas has rarely been this challenging. Learn how to make sense of it all using the Elliott Wave Principle.

Why the Oil Market Ignored Economics 101 When It Comes to Harvey

Updated: September 1, 2017

Economics 101 says a reduction in supply causes prices to rise. So why did oil prices fall after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Gulf, shut down ten oil refineries and stopped between 380-780 million barrels of oil per day from being produced? Social mood has the answer.

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?

Crude Oil, Market Sentiment - And What We Pay at the Pump

Updated: August 17, 2017

Mainstream experts watch the 'delicate balance' in supply/demand. But you can see we see in sentiment and the Elliott wave charts...

Energy ETFs: What You Need to Know

Updated: August 10, 2017

Steve Craig tells you about energy ETFs and explains how they let you gain exposure to energy markets without the leverage involved in futures trading.

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.

Crude Oil Prices: Jumping on the Wrong "Freight Train"

Updated: July 20, 2017

Some trends pull prices like a freight train, and jumping on the wrong one can cost you dearly. That's why, in the Elliott wave approach, identifying the trend is paramount. Let's look at crude oil prices as an example.

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.

How Price Action in Energy ETF Preceded Sell-Off in Crude Oil

Updated: July 5, 2017

On Feb. 4, 2017, a major financial publication proclaimed: "Oil Prices Headed Higher in 2017." Conversely, one day earlier, EWI's energy analyst said "we need to respect the possibility that a significant top is in place." That top remains intact.

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 Sinks 20%: Why "Oversupply" Isn't the Half of It

Updated: June 22, 2017

On January 1, OPEC and Co. sealed a deal to slash crude oil supplies and by proxy, keep prices afloat. And yet, on June 20, crude raked in its worst first-half of a year since 1997. We think there's a simple reason why.

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.

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.

Crude Oil: The "Upshot" of Missile Strikes and Tight Supply Data

Updated: April 19, 2017

In the aftermath of the April 7 missile strike on Syria in retaliation of President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons attack, the mainstream financial experts agreed: "The geopolitical premium [for oil] is on the rise." And yet, oil prices have faltered since, plunging 4% on April 19. What gives?

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.

Crude Oil: A Better Way to Explain the Sharp Dip

Updated: April 6, 2017

Crude oil prices fell sharply on April 5. Analysts blamed the dip on a surprise jump in U.S. crude inventories. But take a look at this chart before you accept that explanation.

Crude Oil Prices: A 7% Rally in 3 Days

Updated: March 31, 2017

Supply and demand factors do influence crude oil prices -- as with any physical commodity, for that matter. However, crude oil futures are also a financial market. Here's what that implies.

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.

Crude Oil: Ready to Slide Revisit

Updated: March 21, 2017

The market sentiment we described in January anticipated the recent 10 percent move in crude oil -- as did the Elliott Wave pattern.

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.

Preview: Four Charts in Action Reveal World Markets Now

Updated: March 8, 2017

Natural Gas - 3 degrees of trend for 2 months. "What's Next" for the U.S. Dollar Index. And, "Who's Excited" about consumer credit? See and hear about these topics and more, in our March preview of Global Market Perspective.

Crude Oil: "Classic Behavior," Explosive Results

Updated: March 2, 2017

Watch this new interview with Steve Craig, the editor of our Energy Pro Service, and see why the recent choppy, sideways moves in crude oil are "classic behavior" that should lead to an explosive outcome.

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.

Crude Oil: Ready to Slide?

Updated: January 12, 2017

This chart offers proven sentiment data on traders -- and it lines up with our Elliott wave labels.

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.

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!

New GMP Preview: 3 Killer Charts, 2 Fast Looks at Politics

Updated: December 5, 2016

Global Market Perspective (GMP) delivers monthly analysis and forecasts for the world's major financial markets, straight to your computer. Watch this preview of our December issue.

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.

Global Sentiment Ahead of US Election

Updated: November 8, 2016

Nine of our top market strategists offer a sneak peek of sentiment in their markets ahead of the U.S. presidential election.

Volatility Spikes in Energy Markets: Here’s What’s Going On

Updated: November 2, 2016

In this new interview recorded on November 1, our Chief Energy Analyst Steve Craig talks about the recent volatility across the energy markets.

Volatility Spikes in Energy Markets: Here’s What’s Going On

Updated: November 2, 2016

In this new interview recorded on November 1, our Chief Energy Analyst Steve Craig talks about the recent volatility across the energy markets.

How the "Peak Oil" Story Crashed with its Price

Updated: October 31, 2016

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. Today, almost no one talks about "Peak Oil."

Natural Gas Prices: Into and Out of the "Target Zone"

Updated: October 25, 2016

See for yourself how natural gas prices did indeed move into the target zone, peak within that range, and have turned south - the price decline has been about 14 percent.

EWI's Top Energy Analyst: Crude's Post-OPEC Rally "Bears Watching" But "Natural Gas is the More Interesting Market at this Juncture"

Updated: October 5, 2016

Elliott Wave International's Steve Craig offers you his latest insight on price trends in crude oil and natural gas.

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.

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.

Energy: EWI's Chief Oil Analyst Reveals When Elliott Is at Its Best (Part 1)

Updated: August 19, 2016

Energy Pro Service editor Steve Craig has established himself as one of the world's most accurate forecasters of oil prices. In this short chat with ETV, Steve reveals how he came to EWI and, importantly, how he uses the Wave Principle to keep his subscribers ahead of the massive moves in crude and nat gas (5:01).

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.

Crude Oil's 24% Sell-Off: This Wasn't Supposed to Happen

Updated: August 5, 2016

At a 10-month high in early June, all "fundamental" signs pointed UP for crude oil's future. And yet -- on August 1, crude oil prices plunged below the $40 per barrel level for the first time in more than three months AND slipped into its third bear market in two years. See the story from a totally unique perspective.

What's Up Doc? Why Are Crude Oil Prices Falling?

Updated: July 28, 2016

In early June, crude oil prices took a flying leap from 10-month highs, tumbling 15% to a three-month low on July 27. As for seeing oil's reversal coming in advance -- the "parachute" of fundamental analysis didn't "open" in time ...

Crude Oil: What to Make of the Bearish Sentiment

Updated: July 27, 2016

Steve Craig, editor of our Energy Pro Service, tells you what to make of the current sentiment picture in oil -- and what he's looking for down the road in crude, natural gas and more.

Crude Oil: What to Make of the Bearish Sentiment

Updated: July 27, 2016

Steve Craig, editor of our Energy Pro Service, tells you what to make of the current sentiment picture in oil -- and what he's looking for down the road in crude, natural gas and more.

Case Study: Successfully Forecasting Crude Oil from 2014 to Today

Updated: July 14, 2016

The facts and evidence are clear: When emotions run high, Elliott waves are at their best. Case in point: Crude oil from 2014 to today. See Prechter's mind-boggling chart and forecast for yourself.

Cherry-Picking Season in Crude Oil: Why Nobody Wins!

Updated: July 8, 2016

On July 7, crude oil prices plunged nearly 5% to end at a two-month low. According to some, the catalyst for crude’s fall was a bearish stockpile figure in the July 7 Energy Information Administration report. That makes sense, if you ignore all the other bullish details of that same report. 

"Early Warning" Indicator for Crude Oil

Updated: July 8, 2016

Steve Craig, EWI's Chief Energy Analyst, explains what's really driving crude prices. Watch this new interview to find out what he's paying attention to.

When Bearish News is... Bullish

Updated: June 9, 2016

In February, professional investors were record net short futures and options contracts on oil. Yet, we took the opposite stance. On June 8, crude closed at a new 2016 high. Take a look at this chart.

Opec Meeting: Just One Piece of the Crude Puzzle

Updated: May 27, 2016

Our Chief Energy Analyst explains that although eyes are on the upcoming June 2 OPEC meeting, market psychology is what really makes crude prices ebb and flow.

Opec Meeting: Just One Piece of the Crude Puzzle

Updated: May 27, 2016

Our Chief Energy Analyst explains that although eyes are on the upcoming June 2 OPEC meeting, market psychology is what really makes crude prices ebb and flow.

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...

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?

Here's Why the "Correlation" Between Stocks and Oil is a Giant Myth

Updated: April 14, 2016

Steve Craig tells you why the presumption that stocks and oil are correlated is flawed.

Tracking the Ups and Downs of Crude Oil

Updated: March 21, 2016

Since early February, the price of crude has rallied. Few analysts saw it coming. We were among them. Learn what helped us track the ups and downs of oil since before its 2014 peak through today -- plus what you can expect next.

"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.

Nat Gas: Get Our New Forecast

Updated: March 11, 2016

Natural Gas recently hit a 17-year low. See our analysis and the surprising forecast.

Natural Gas: Harness the Volatility

Updated: March 2, 2016

The three-month long roller-coaster ride in natural gas has been epic: First, prices plunged to a 17-year low in late December, then less than one month later, they soared 50% into early January before turning back down. Now it's time to harness that volatility.

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!

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...

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?

The Oil Bust: Why More Tears Will Fill Those Beers

Updated: January 22, 2016

Crude oil's long-term Elliott wave count anticipated a dramatic price slide. Workers for energy companies grapple with the consequences. The deflationary trend has only started.

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.

Crude Oil: "It's Still Got a Long Way to Go"

Updated: January 21, 2016

Steve Craig, editor of our Energy Pro Service, offers you his take on the recent decline in crude oil -- and tells you what Elliott wave patterns are showing him about future price action.

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.

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.

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.

Robert Prechter: Big Changes Ahead for Major Markets -- Crude Oil

Updated: November 25, 2015

Robert Prechter explains how Elliott wave indicators led him to June 2008 forecast that "one of the greatest commodity tops of all time is due very soon" amidst the bull market in oil. He goes on to explain EWI's forecast for crude oil going forward.

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.

"We are not quants" -- and Here's Why It Matters

Updated: November 18, 2015

You've probably heard of "quants," or quantitative analysts. You may also know that we've been developing our own AI system we call EWAVES. In this interview, learn what makes EWAVES different.

EWAVES Developer: "We are not quants" -- and Here's Why It Matters

Updated: November 18, 2015

You've probably heard of "quants," or quantitative analysts. You may also know that we've been developing our own AI system we call EWAVES. In this interview, learn what makes EWAVES different.

Natural Gas: Focus on the Technicals

Updated: October 30, 2015

Steve Craig was a step a head of natural gas' recent decline and he explains why fundamental reasons like warm weather and supply levels aren't the reason behind the decline.

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.

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.
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