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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.

While Australia Burned, Real Estate Prices...Rose?

An observer might guess that the unprecedented brushfires which devastated properties in Australia would have deterred people from buying homes. Not so. Fundamental analysis usually disappoints. That's why our analysts use the Elliott wave model. Find out how.

Does the U.S. / Iran Conflict Spell Trouble for Stocks?

Financial journalists linked the U.S. airstrike in Iraq which killed an Iranian general with the DJIA’s triple-digit decline on Jan. 3. But, was the airstrike the real reason for the stock market’s tumble? Learn what market sentiment and the Elliott wave model were saying before Jan. 3.

The Euro Rally and a Key Fibonacci Ratio

The Golden Ratio is highly useful in forecasting financial markets. For example, our U.S. Short Term Update editor let subscribers know what he expected for the euro in just a week's time -- based on a .618 retracement level. Here's what happened.

Investors: Are You in Danger of Emotion-Driven Decisions? You're Not Alone.

Bitcoin's 2018 crash showcases the ability of Elliott wave analysis to combat the sudden, speculative need of more, more, more!

2 MORE Signs of an Epic Financial Complacency

As the longest bull market in history persists, many investors are complacent about stocks and other risk assets. Ironically, volatility has a way of erupting just when investors increase their bullish bets. This chart is enlightening.

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Learn 4 Types of Price Gaps -- and Predict Trends Better

You've seen them: Those blank spaces on a chart where the price "jumps" so fast that it leaves a gap behind. Price gaps. Did you know there are 4 types of gaps? Watch our Trader's Classroom editor show you how to put them to good use.

Stock Market “Melt-Up”? Here’s What You Need to Know

Right now, some equity strategists are calling for a stock market “melt-up.” Is there evidence for such a forecast or does this expression of market enthusiasm merely describe a rise that has already occurred? Let’s look at another time when the term “melt-up” was widely mentioned...

Why Gold’s Next Big Move Might Surprise Many Investors

Some of the biggest financial players on earth are entranced by the glimmer of gold. They see higher prices ahead and mention a specific price target. This isn’t the first time that institutional investors have been bullish on the yellow metal. Take a look at this chart...

A “Buy Signal” for This Global Stock Market?

Some global markets get more coverage than others. Let us call your attention to one market that may not get a lot of headlines, but which may present investors with a current opportunity. Our global analyst explains why...

How the Stock Market Can Turn on a Dime

Investor psychology plays out in the same patterns everywhere in the world. In other words, investor behavior in one country does not differ from any other country. With that in mind, the dramatic price action in this nation's main stock index should give pause to stock investors everywhere. Take a look at this stunning chart...

U.S. Dollar: a Classic Price Pattern You’ll See Again (and Again)

A currency strategist just cited "fundamental" reasons for the recent price action in the U.S. Dollar Index. Yet, EWI anticipated these price moves -- including the greenback's decline -- before these fundamentals developed. Learn about this classic chart pattern...

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1, 2, 3… Third "Mania" in Progress Now

When you observe market behavior for a couple of decades, you'll see some things you'd never thought were possible. Watch our Financial Forecast co-editor share what has surprised him over the years -- and what he's watching now.

Speculators Make Wrong Turn onto "Streets Paved with Gold"

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission monitors three groups of participants in commodity markets. Learn why one of these three is usually on the correct side of markets at key price turns and what this means for gold investors.

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How to Set Price Targets with Elliott Waves

You probably know that Elliott wave analysis has three strict rules, plus a handful of guidelines. When you apply them to price charts, you can set realistic price targets -- short- or long-term. Watch as our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor shows you how.

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How to Add "Certainty" to Your Elliott Wave Forecasts

All market forecasting is… well, forecasting. Meaning, there are no guarantees. Elliott wave analysis is not fool-proof, either. Still, see if this tip from our Head of Global Research helps you add confidence to your wave counts.