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Challenge the mainstream beliefs on investing. News doesn't cause the market to move. Let us show you how wave patterns on a simple price chart can tell you more about the trend than you'll ever hear on the six o'clock news.

A Look at the Perilous Psychology of Financial Bubbles

Investors justify financial bubbles all the way to the top. This perilous psychology led to massive losses after the market peaks of 2000 and 2007. Now, in 2020, the same warning is showing up in the financial news.

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The Fed's Problem? It Forgets This Old Adage

"You can bring the horse to water, but you can't make him drink." The Federal Reserve says that it will "allow" some inflation, but the fact is, the Fed doesn't control inflation. Watch our Global Markets Strategist explain why using several eye-opening charts.

Look at This Big Reminder of “Dot.com Mania”

EWI’s analysts regularly review more than 100 stock market indicators. Right now, one of those indicators is historically “hot” and investors should prepare for a flameout. This chart is telling.

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When It Comes to News vs. Markets, It's Not "What" -- It's "When"

At market tops, the news is full of positive stories. Near bottoms, it's full of negativity. That's why those who invest strictly on the news often buy at tops and sell at bottoms. Watch our Global Head of Research explain how to "read" the current tone of British news properly.

Bond Market's (Lack of) Volatility: "Calm Before the Craze"

The "lower and lower" interest-rate trend has been underway for 39 years! It's no surprise, then, that many bond market observers expect this trend to continue literally "forever." Take a look at this "record low" on the chart.

S&P 500: Revealing the “Real” Story About the Record High

Sometimes it pays to dig deeper than the financial headlines. Learn what is really going on with the broad stock market. You may be surprised.

“Panic about U.S. Dollar”: Echoes of 2008

Everyone shunned the U.S. dollar shortly before it bottomed in March 2008. Yet the greenback soon rallied and proved the dollar skeptics wrong. Look at a chart that recalls the extremely negative sentiment of 2008 -- and see how that relates to the attitudes towards the dollar here in 2020.

Why Stock Market Investors Need to Fasten Their Seatbelts

The stock market is a fractal, so present conditions never persist. Yet, many deep-pocketed market participants are placing a bet that stock market volatility will continue to be subdued. Here’s analysis that investors need to know.

Gold: See What This Fibonacci Ratio Says About Trend

Fibonacci ratios between rallies and declines – or waves, as we call them -- appear in all liquid markets. With that in mind, take a look at this gold chart we published the day before gold prices fell 6%.

Portfolio Cash Levels Hit New Extremes – And What This Likely Means

Learn about a sentiment indicator that provided “signals” during the market peak years of 1973, 2000 and 2007. Find out why this indicator is may be useful here in 2020.

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NASDAQ vs. DJIA: Does the Recent Divergence Matter?

Since its March bottom below 7000, the NASDAQ has rallied over 4000 points to a new record high. The DJIA… not so much. It's not the first time we've seen a "languishing Dow and the ebullient NASDAQ." This excerpt from our new, August Elliott Wave Financial Forecast explains.

This Global Financial “Horror Story” Is Still Being Written

Why do many investment pros fail to generate superior investment performances – no better than most amateurs? Here are some insights – along with two instructive charts.

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A Helpful Tool to Complement Your Elliott Wave Analysis

You've heard the saying, "the trend is your friend." Sure, but how do you know the trend? Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor show you how to combine Keltner Channel with Elliott waves to answer this question. (Nikkei, Hang Seng, Singapore and Jakarta Composite in focus).

"Follow the Leader": Asian-Pacific Healthcare Stocks

Across the emerging markets, healthcare stocks are up some 80% off their March lows. Was there a way to forecast the rally? Yes. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor show you two charts explaining why, as early as May 1, we said healthcare was "the way to bet, for now."

U.S. Stocks: This Major Group of Investors is Sending a Signal

Heavy buying of U.S. stocks by this group of investors has usually served as an “excellent indicator.” A historical chart provides a case in point. Get the insights you need to know – and learn why these insights are relevant now.