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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.)

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.

Loonie Bulls: Don't Thank the Bank of Canada for the Currency's Strength

Updated: September 27, 2017

In early September, the USD/CAD plunged to a 2-year low; meaning, the Canadian dollar soared to its highest level against the U.S. dollar since 2015. Per some experts, the Bank of Canada's back-to-back rate hikes are the catalyst for the move. But we see a glaring flaw in that logic.

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.

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.

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.

Gold: Interest Rate Hike "Death Knell" That Never Was

Updated: August 28, 2017

At the end of 2016, the future of gold prices seemed doomed by a hawkish Fed. But, despite three interest rate hikes since December 2016, gold has soared 12%-plus to a one-year high. Today, the analysis gloves come off!

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!

Brexit & Beyond: What's Next for Top FX Cross Rates Pairs

Updated: August 24, 2017

Our Senior Cross Rates Analyst and Currency Pro Service co-editor discusses the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and explains how Elliott wave analysis helps him get clarity.

Top 3 Technical Tools Part 3: MACD

Updated: August 23, 2017

Enhance your trading confidence with this short lesson on how to combine Moving Average Convergence Divergence with other technical tools.

New FX Opportunities to Watch Right Now

Updated: August 23, 2017

Learn what's in store for key dollar pairs in this new interview with Jim Martens, the editor of our Currency Pro Service.

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.

After the Fact "Analysis" vs. A REAL Stock Market Forecast: See the Difference

Updated: August 18, 2017

See the on-target stock market forecasts subscribers read before the big decline on August 17.

Will Gold's "Non-Rally" Continue?

Updated: August 18, 2017

Gold started the year strong, but the rally has stalled three separate times. Our Senior Metals Analyst gives you his thoughts on whether or not gold's latest rally attempt will succeed.

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...

Elliott Wave Analysis Goes... Platinum

Updated: August 9, 2017

Over the last month, platinum has gone from worst precious metal performer to star of the show, with prices soaring to three-month highs on August 9. Last check, there was no good fundamental reason for the surge. There was, however, a great Elliott wave one.

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.

U.S. Stocks: "Telltale Divergences Between a Lot of Indexes"

Updated: August 2, 2017

Robert Kelley weighs in on recent price action in U.S. stocks.

Top 3 Technical Tools Part 1: Japanese Candlesticks

Updated: August 2, 2017

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

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.

Simple Yet Powerful Trading Tools

Updated: July 19, 2017

In this new interview, Jeffrey Kennedy gives a trading lesson on how to utilize trendlines, trend channels and price gaps in conjunction with your Elliott wave analysis.

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.

USDJPY: The "Safety Play" That Wasn't

Updated: July 7, 2017

In mid-June, a "safety play" of money flowing into the Japanese yen was supposed to bolster the yen against the U.S. dollar. But instead, it did the exact opposite, with the yen falling to a two-month low in early July. The reason why might surprise you.

Down Dollar Down: Time for "UP"?

Updated: July 7, 2017

See how high and low extremes in the Dollar signal important market turns.

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.

"We're looking at two stories in the U.S. dollar right now" (Part 2 of 2)

Updated: June 19, 2017

In part 2 of this interview with Jim Martens, he tells you why his view on the U.S. dollar is "splintered" right now, in terms of strength vs. weakness. He also talks about recent price action in the British pound and discusses where he expects the market to go from here.

"We're looking at two stories in the U.S. dollar right now" (Part 1 of 2)

Updated: June 16, 2017

Jim Martens tells you why his view on the U.S. dollar is "splintered" right now, in terms of strength vs. weakness.

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!

Palladium's Surge to a 16-Year High "Defies Market Logic"

Updated: June 13, 2017

On June 9, palladium prices rocketed to their highest level in 16 years. The problem is, there's no clear mainstream reason for the metal's surge. There is, however, a very clear Elliott wave reason.

Gold Prices: Pullback Ahead?

Updated: June 9, 2017

Tom Denham, the editor of our Metals Pro Service, discusses recent price action in gold. You'll also hear his new insights into silver, palladium, copper and more.

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.

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.

Have You Taken These 4 Simple Steps to Improve Your Trading?

Updated: April 19, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy is a 20-plus year Elliott wave market veteran. In this new interview, he walks you through his 4-step process of how to find high-confidence, low-risk trade setups.

EURUSD: "We're at an Interesting Juncture"

Updated: April 13, 2017

Jim Martens talks about a pattern in EURUSD that's been years in the making and what it implies for future price action.

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.

Gold & Silver: Why It’s Unusual to See Different Price Patterns

Updated: March 24, 2017

Why it's unusual for gold and silver to have different patterns -- as they've shown lately -- and what that means for the price trends going forward.

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.

Trading with Elliott Waves Doesn't Have to Be Complicated

Updated: March 21, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy explains why the Wave Principle is such a reliable and powerful way to forecast the financial markets.

EWAVES 2.0 - Part 2: Faster Forecasts for 70+ Markets (and Counting)

Updated: March 16, 2017

In part two of this new interview with Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, he talks about why he and his team are excited about the new release of EWAVES, version 2.0 beta.

EWAVES 2.0 - Part 1: Faster Forecasts for 70+ Markets (and Counting)

Updated: March 15, 2017

Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, explains how EWAVES is different from other Elliott wave programs.

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.

Silver Prices: "Smoking Gun" May Not Be What Some Think

Updated: February 28, 2017

In December, a "smoking gun" of price manipulation was allegedly uncovered in the silver market. A month later, our analysis showed a different "smoking gun" on silver's price chart: a bullish Elliott wave pattern. (Result: On February 28, silver touched a 3-month high.) See two charts that tell the story.

When Is The Right Time To Exit a "Good Trade"?

Updated: February 17, 2017

How do you know the right time to exit when price action goes your way? While no forecasting method guarantees that you buy at the absolute low and sell at the absolute high, Elliott wave analysis -- and, specifically, Fibonacci relationships between waves -- can help you identify high-probability price targets.

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.

The 80/20 Trade: Pounce Like a Cat

Updated: February 2, 2017

You must ambush high confidence trades. Long-time professional trader and teacher Dick Diamond says patience is vital before the ambush. I talked to Diamond about his famous 80/20 trade ...

Elliott Waves & Artificial Intelligence: Ready for Launch

Updated: January 26, 2017

The timeline on this chart involves time travel -- we go back to the decade from 1932 thru 1942. But, this is NOT your great-grandfather's market. After years of research, testing & retesting & debugging, EWAVES 2.0 beta is the artificial intelligence system that does Elliott wave analysis. This chart showcases what EWAVES can do.

Practice, Practice, Practice Makes Perfect Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: January 18, 2017

Our Senior Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy tells you about the four key principles that'll help improve your Elliott wave skills.

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.

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

Europe's Long-Bond Bonanza Goes Bust. Who Will Follow?

Updated: January 6, 2017

In early 2016, the global debt market embraced one of the most powerful “long-bond bonanzas” in recent history. By the end of the year, however, the stellar long-bond rally had completely reversed course. As our analysis shows, this turn of events was no accident. 

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.

Markets: Understand the Present to Forecast the Future (Part 2)

Updated: December 27, 2016

In part 2 of our in-depth interview with Steve Hochberg, Steve explains what else makes Elliott wave analysis so useful and practical.

Markets: Understand the Present to Forecast the Future (Part 1)

Updated: December 23, 2016

Steve Hochberg, our Chief Market Analyst, sits down with ElliottWaveTV to talk about his background, how he discovered the Wave Principle, and why "it's applicable to all markets."

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.

When Does a Forecast Become a Trade?

Updated: December 7, 2016

Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of our popular Trader's Classroom educational service, weighs in on how you know when it's time to enter a trade.

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.

Moving Averages Can Identify a Trade

Updated: November 22, 2016

If you trade with Elliott, you may use supporting indicators in your analysis of the markets. Here's a brief lesson that shows you three ways that moving averages can help you determine the market trend.

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.

324-Day Cycle Points to Spike in Gold Volatility

Updated: November 10, 2016

In the past month, gold saw a big spike in volatility. Commentators pointed to the U.S. presidential election as the cause. But Elliott wave analysts made a forecast for volatility in gold when the CBOE Gold ETF VIX index had been trending lower, and made no mention of the election. Here's what we saw.

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.

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!

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.

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. 

Debt Man’s Curve: This Is Where the Money Goes When Asset Values Fall

Updated: November 1, 2016

Yes the presidential election is crazy -- but no more crazy or unprecedented than the market behavior regarding Sovereign Debt...

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.

See What Treasury Bonds Did AFTER "Five Up" Had Finished

Updated: October 18, 2016

See it for yourself: A major reversal in Treasury Bonds, as forecast. Prices then went lower in the 3-plus months since. And, the pattern now is as clear as it was then...

Our Top Metals Analyst Pins Down the Latest Big Move in Platinum

Updated: October 13, 2016

On September 21, a perfect bullish storm brewed in the fundamental backdrop of platinum. And yet, on September 23, platinum turned down in a vicious sell-off to six-month lows. Let us offer you an explanation you won’t read in the mainstream.

What's Next For the Primary Wave in Gold?

Updated: October 7, 2016

The forecast low we labeled ten months ago has proven itself -- because a primary wave rally has indeed unfolded thru most of 2016. What's next?

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.

Autumn Volatility: Why Our Top US Intraday Stocks Analyst Says "Rotation" is Key

Updated: September 28, 2016

Tom Prindaville, the editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service, tells you why he's looking for increased volatility heading into the month of October.

Are You Ready to "Lose Money SAFELY"?

Updated: September 23, 2016

Today, there are over 10 trillion dollars' worth of so-called negative yield bonds in the world. These bonds don't pay you a dime; no -- you, the buyer, pay the issuer. In other words, with a negative yield bond, you are guaranteed to lose money. Crazy? You could say that again. But, because bonds are "guaranteed investments," there is one interesting caveat...

Using Elliott Waves: As Simple As A-B-C

Updated: September 23, 2016

Recognizable patterns unfold in the financial markets. Using Elliott waves, you can learn to identify these patterns and use them to anticipate where prices will go next. Get started with a basic understanding of the Wave Principle.

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. 

The Fed Follows the Market Then. And Then. And Now.

Updated: September 20, 2016

Most economists and most of Wall Street and most of the financial media believe that central banks set interest rates. Problem is, that notion is incorrect. And all the relevant evidence shows that it's incorrect...

Bond Traders Chase Rally to the Bitter End

Updated: September 13, 2016

About three months ago, hedge fund managers were the most bullish on bonds they've been in 10 years. Yet, our July Elliott Wave Financial Forecast warned a "trend reversal is nigh." Just four trading days later, on July 8, bond futures made their closing high. Take a look at these two charts.

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.

Treasury Bonds: Large Speculators Binge, As Commercials Purge

Updated: August 23, 2016

Treasury Bonds are nobody's idea of a great action movie, yet that's sort of the point. But ... the extremes we see in Treasuries today are as extreme as this market gets.

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.

And the Medal for Best-Performing Metal of 2016 Goes to...

Updated: August 15, 2016

Which precious metal has outperformed all others in 2016? You might think gold or silver. But the real answer is... palladium. Turns out, this metal underdog has one factor to thank for its incredible bull run… See for yourself.

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.  

Metals: How Elliott Helps You as the Trend Matures

Updated: August 12, 2016

Metals Pro Service editor Tom Denham knows how important it is to stick with a trend once you’re in it. Tom also notes that Elliott lets you fine-tune turns as the trend matures. A 9-minute subscribers-only video; initial 1:52 available to the public.

How to Quickly Spot Common Fibonacci Ratios on a Chart

Updated: August 12, 2016

Each Elliott wave pattern has its own common Fibonacci relationships between waves. You can use them to set your price targets and determine where the trend should reverse.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Learn to Recognize a Popular Old School Chart Pattern

Updated: May 31, 2016

See examples of a head-and-shoulders pattern in a chart of SPY, the ETF that tracks the S&P 500.

Gold Prices: Summer Doldrums Ahead?

Updated: May 24, 2016

On May 4, we were right alongside the mainstream experts with a bullish outlook on gold -- save for one "critical" difference. Our analysis identified a critical support level that, if breached, would tilt the odds in favor of a major decline. And that has made all the difference.

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...

Reviewing the Basics of the Elliott Wave Principle: The Impulse Wave

Updated: April 28, 2016

Watch a lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom. He'll teach you about the basics of the impulse wave.

The Key to Copper Prices: Supply, Demand... or Something Else?

Updated: April 27, 2016

On April 11, copper prices took step one of a powerful rally that launched the red metal to one-month highs -- despite a raft of bearish data that pointed the market in the opposite direction. Makes you think something else is at work!

Silver Has Come Out of Gold's Shadow

Updated: April 21, 2016

Tom Denham talks about recent price action in gold and silver.

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: 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.

Do You See a Pattern You Recognize? If Not, Move On

Updated: March 8, 2016

In this video, our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy reminds us why trying to force a price chart into a wave pattern is a bad idea.

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.

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.

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!

Learn Why It's Important to Have Alternate Wave Counts

Updated: February 18, 2016

We sat down with Tom Prindaville, the editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service, to learn how he approaches market volatility -- and why it's important to have alternate wave counts.

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.

Learn to Trade Like the Professionals

Updated: February 8, 2016

Years ago, analyst Jeffrey Kennedy started an educational column for subscribers of his Commodity Junctures service. His lessons became so popular that we expanded this idea into a service we call Trader's Classroom. Join us for a free lesson.

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...

Bond Traders Telegraph a Message About 30-Year Treasuries

Updated: February 8, 2016

Financial markets have a way of turning just when the majority of investors are convinced that the established trend will continue. But make sure a market's chart pattern also supports a turn. This market appears ripe with opportunity.

EURUSD: Two Months of "Zero Progress" End with a Bang

Updated: February 5, 2016

For the past two months, EURUSD, the world's most-traded forex market, has made almost zero net progress -- until now. This chart shows you the long sideways trading range stretching back all the way to December.

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.

The Never-Ending Scramble to Figure Out the Stock Market

Updated: February 5, 2016

The stock market's ramped-up volatility has many observers trying to figure out the cause. One believes he knows the answer. We investigate.

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?

Crystal-Clear Wave Pattern in Indian Stocks

Updated: January 22, 2016

On January 21, editor of our monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast, Mark Galasiewski, gave a new interview to CNBC TV18 in India -- to discuss an imminent opportunity that may be ripe for their picking. Learn what it is now.

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.

See the Signs Which Led to This Top

Updated: January 20, 2016

At times like this, many people say: "Well, of course stocks are down -- after a six-year bull market without much of a correction." Yet, even if it feels like the decline was "only natural," in reality very few market experts said so on the record. In fact...

Can Stock Values Simply "Disappear"? Yes.

Updated: January 15, 2016

Stocks rallied on Thursday (Jan. 14) -- but tanked again on Friday (Jan. 15), probably making the previously reported $3.2-trillion loss in the value of global stocks even bigger. But how can that be? Doesn't money simply move from one asset class to another?

Eating Gold -- and Other Crazy Things People Do (at Certain, Very Specific, Times)

Updated: January 12, 2016

"A Williamsburg establishment started selling a $100 edible 24-karat-gold-covered doughnut dunked in Cristal-infused icing. It's $1,000 for a dozen and it's not even in Manhattan." (January 11 Vanity Fair)

Momentum Warns of the Stock Market's "Withering Heights"

Updated: January 6, 2016

Pay attention to the market's momentum. The late Richard Russell of Dow Theory fame developed a proprietary configuration of eight market-based measures. We've created a momentum indicator from this configuration. Look at the chart.

Chinese Stocks: The Outlook is Clearly Negative

Updated: January 6, 2016

Our Global Opportunities Expert, Chris Carolan, discusses Monday's sharp declines in China's Shanghai Composite and Germany's DAX, and then he shares his outlook for the global markets based on the regional currencies.

Making Heads or Tails of This Market

Updated: January 5, 2016

We're only two trading days into 2016 -- yet, so far, the new year isn't looking too promising. Right now, you may be scrambling to make sense of the DJIA's huge tumble on Monday. This excerpt from our December Elliott Wave Financial Forecast may help.

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.

FTSE 100: A Look at a "Head and Shoulders" Pattern

Updated: December 31, 2015

A classic "head and shoulders" pattern is showing up in the FTSE 100. If prices slice through the neckline, how far can investors expect the FTSE 100 to fall? Learn about the head and shoulders measuring formula.

EURUSD: Getting a Handle on December Volatility

Updated: December 30, 2015

Love or hate December's infamous volatility, if you choose to trade this month, you have to deal with it. And this December has certainly been volatile. Take EURUSD, the world's biggest forex market...

When "Rattled Confidence" Is a Bullish Sign

Updated: December 29, 2015

chart of the day | You may have seen us mention the importance of sentiment extremes on these pages before. We don't take sentiment at face value; years of experience have taught us to use sentiment extremes as a contrarian indicator -- here's why.

Risk On? Risk Off? Find Out Where Your Money Lies

Updated: December 22, 2015

It's almost Christmas, "the hap-happiest season of all." Yet, here's a sobering fact for U.S. investors: As this chart shows, the S&P 500 stocks are actually lower now than at the end of last year.

The Euro vs. the Fed: What We Think Really Happened

Updated: December 18, 2015

Elliott waves allow you to see before the news which way the collective psychology of market participants is leaning. If traders feel bullish… 

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... 

EURUSD: Here's What We Know

Updated: December 15, 2015

Whatever the Fed says around 2 PM Eastern on December 16, a surge of emotion will be visible in the markets. Emotions are natural drivers of price trends. And no method allows you to track the markets' collective emotion quite like Elliott waves do. So, here's what we know...

Stocks: Rough December So Far

Updated: December 9, 2015

It's not quite time for the so-called Santa Claus Rally. And yet, it's easy to get disheartened when you see stocks struggle and fail to make progress for days. That's when you may wish to consider turning to Elliott wave analysis.

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.

GPS vs. Road Map: Which Works Best? (Part 1)

Updated: December 8, 2015

The market-forecasting method I employ every day has been around since the 1930s. Yet, it works as well as, if not better than, any new-fangled, expensive, computerized technical analysis package I've seen. My method is a form of technical analysis based on...

First, the Euro. Now -- Gold.

Updated: December 4, 2015

This week served us two examples of the same Elliott wave pattern foreshadowing a big rally in two major markets: first, the euro -- and now, gold.

Euro Sentiment Tanks: Time to Watch the Waves

Updated: December 2, 2015

chart of the day | The Elliott wave pattern and the extreme sentiment show us the direction the trend in the euro should take next -- plus the specific price points to watch, which will help confirm the forecast.

Euro vs. U.S. Dollar: What Will the "Big News Week" Bring?

Updated: November 30, 2015

This week promises to be big on economic news. Meanwhile, EURUSD, the world's biggest forex market, has been trading lower and lower over the past few days, as the U.S. dollar got stronger. How might the upcoming events impact this trend?

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.

Asia-Pacific: 6 Markets to Watch Right Now

Updated: November 24, 2015

Our global opportunities expert, Chris Carolan, tells you about the markets that he's excited about as we look towards the end of 2015 and into 2016.

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.

"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.

EURUSD: Up, Down -- and Up Again?

Updated: November 17, 2015

A little while back, we wrote that, after a big drop in the euro, its Elliott wave patterns called for a rally. It was a "terminal thrust" lower from an Elliott wave triangle pattern that tipped us off to the coming bullish turn in EURUSD...

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.

Why Dow Theory is Still Relevant

Updated: November 13, 2015

Meet the predecessor of the Elliott Wave Principle: Dow Theory has been around for over a century and boasts a consistent record of performance. Yet some analysts are dismissive. Learn why you should pay attention to the Dow Theory -- along with the Elliott Wave Principle.

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?

The 3 Phases of a Trader's Education

Updated: November 12, 2015

Most aspiring traders start by picking a trading method. The reality is that they would be better off picking the trading method last. It only sounds counterintuitive -- here's why.

EURUSD: How to Know the Next Move WITHOUT the News

Updated: November 10, 2015

EURUSD fell to a new low for the month today, below $1.07. You can read a variety of explanations about why that happened. Yet none tell you what should happen next. Elliott waves, on the other hand, do.

Big Risk in the US Bond Market

Updated: November 9, 2015

Bond prices have been trending lower (yields rising), and investors appear vulnerable to even greater volatility. Learn why selling pressure could accelerate.

Why the Euro Took a Tumble

Updated: November 5, 2015

On October 22, EURUSD, the world's most popular forex market, fell sharply -- and it was widely blamed on a statement by the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi. Now, watch the move explained from the Elliott wave perspective.

Why You Should Pay Attention to Stock Market's Bull/Bear Ratio

Updated: November 5, 2015

chart of the day | European stocks, just like stocks in the U.S., enjoyed a rebound over the past few weeks. You may have heard different reasons for the rally in Europe, but here's one most analysts overlook -- and in our opinion, it's one of the most important reasons.

Kondratieff: Is Japan's Wicked Winter Almost Over?

Updated: October 28, 2015

Deflation has dogged Japan for the better part of 25 years. Enter Elliott wave analysis and the Kondratieff economic cycle. Is a major shift afoot? Two charts tell the tale.

How to Set Protective Stops Using the Wave Principle

Updated: October 22, 2015

Our Chief Commodity Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy values the Wave Principle not only as an analytical tool, but also as a real-time trading tool. In this excerpt from the Best of Trader's Classroom eBook, he shows you how the Wave Principle's built-in rules can help you set your protective stops when trading.

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.

The "Personality" of Stock Market Waves

Updated: October 14, 2015

Elliott waves don't merely reflect prices plotted over time. Each wave has its own "personality." Watch this video to learn more about the psychology behind the waves -- and how it affects your investment decisions.

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.

A Reliable Indicator Portends a 2015 Stock Market Decline

Updated: October 2, 2015

In December 2014, we discussed an indicator that appeared to carry "the same message as it did in 2007." The Dow Industrials topped just five months later. Now, the stress level is even more intense.

(Chart of the Day) The S&P 500: Textbook Elliott Pattern and a Trend Channel

Updated: September 29, 2015

This S&P 500 chart covers the past 4 years. The relevant dates are October 4, 2011 (an important low) and, recently, September 21 -- the date we posted this chart in our Short Term Update. Between those dates are two great pieces of visual evidence. First...

How to Use the Stochastic Oscillator

Updated: July 27, 2015

Watch an 11-minute lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom to learn how you can use the stochastic oscillator in your analysis and trading.

3 Ways to Combine a Technical Indicator Like MACD with Elliott Waves

Updated: October 29, 2014

Trend indicators are computerized studies that you often see at the bottom of price charts. There are literally hundreds of technical indicators out there, but of all those, one of the most useful ones is MACD, Moving Average Convergence-Divergence.

Here's Why Trendlines Are Your New Best Friend

Updated: September 9, 2014

Could a simple trendline help you identify price breakout points, manage risk, and identify critical resistance levels in the markets you follow? You betcha! Watch and learn from EWI's Chief Commodity Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy.

How to Find Trading Opportunities Using Fibonacci Analysis

Updated: August 29, 2014

Jeffrey Kennedy demonstrates how Fibonacci ratios help you determine price targets and turning points. The most common Fibonacci ratios are .382 and .618, but there are others...
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