Investing

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 Big Bank with Big Troubles: Financial Crisis 2.0?

Many big financial institutions faced bankruptcy during the 2007-2009 crisis, and now -- a reminder of that turbulent time. A major global bank has been facing serious financial challenges -- and developments are only getting worse. Take a look at this chart and commentary from EWI's Global Market Perspective...

How Investors Get Fooled by Financial Headline “Flip-Flops”

On June 7, the Dow Industrials climbed 263 points even as the latest U.S. jobs numbers disappointed. See how financial journalists scrambled to make the big news of the day fit the stock market's price action -- and learn how to forecasts stocks without relying on the news.

U.S. / China Trade: Why the Media's Favorite Market "Catalyst" Misleads

The financial press is filled with stories that link the status of U.S. / China trade talks with the stock market's action. Just a little research will show you why linking the two is misleading...

Gold: A Lesson from Mom and Pop

Keep an eye on mom and pop gold investors. A little over a year ago, they were gung-ho on gold -- just as the price of the precious metal took a dip. Here in 2019, we peak in on mom and pop and see what they've been up to recently.

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks?

The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confidence numbers. But, is consumer sentiment a "cause" or an "effect"?

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Real Estate: Will Prices Stay Unaffordable?

"U.S. Median Single-Family Median Annual Sales Price" may be a mouthful, but the chart you'll see in this 2-minute video is anything but confusing.

Watch where prices have gone from the 1980s through today -- and see a clear conclusion as to what's next.

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You Can Outsmart the "Smart Money" Crowd

This chart from our May Elliott Wave Financial Forecast shows you a setup that speaks volumes about the next move in the stock market: Large Specs' current net-short position in VIX futures.

Corporate Earnings and Stock Prices: Is There Really a Correlation?

It seems to make sense that rising corporate earnings would equate to rising stock prices, and vice versa. But, the stock market is not governed by logic. With earnings season in full swing, it's a good time to examine the widespread belief that earnings drive stock prices.

How to Get Ahead of the Investing Crowd BEFORE It Moves

Even though their hard-earned money is at stake, most investors do not rigorously research financial markets. Instead, they look to others for clues, often without checking a thing. Learn why EWI believes this is a financially dangerous strategy.

Beware the Slippery Ways of Crude Oil

It's been costing more to fill up at the gas pump, and many oil market observers are calling for even higher prices. However, we've been here before. Get our analyst's insights as you take a look at these two crude oil charts...

Speculators’ Verdict on Stock Market's Future Volatility

Many Main Street investors are probably unaware that some of the highest-paid Wall Street professionals are consistently wrong at major market turns. With that in mind, learn about an extreme consensus these professionals have reached on this aspect of the stock market, so you can confidently prepare for what's next...

Your "Single Most Reliable Indicator" for Market Turns

This indicator helps to keep you ahead of turns in stocks, bonds, gold, oil and other financial markets. Learn about it, and see two bond charts which provide a historic example of how this "reliable" signal works...

Why This Forecasting Method Fits the Stock Market Like a Glove

Elliott wave analysis is well-suited for a trend that's going on in stock market investing today. Learn about that trend, and why the Elliott wave method is ideal for many investors.

A Question of Timing: Technical Vs. Fundamental Analysis

Technical analysis of the stock market is largely ignored by the financial press these days, despite evidence that this is a superior approach to fundamental analysis. See why that is, plus learn when you can expect technical analysis to make a return in popularity.

Why Many Investors Want the "Happy Hour" Stock Market Tip

The typical investor does not form market views based on research but instead seeks the opinion of other market participants. Elliott wave patterns reflect shifts in crowd psychology before the herd joins in, thus giving independent investors an edge.