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.

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.

Can U.S. Financial Authorities Prevent a Bear Market?

The widespread notion persists that central banks hold a large sway over financial markets. No less than the chief economist of a major global bank just expressed that view. EWI's analysts argue otherwise. Here's why it's unwise to view the Fed or other financial authorities as a "safety net" for stock investors...

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Here's the Single Key Difference Between Market Tops and Bottoms

Traders have many tools to spot short-term trend reversals. But if you're an investor, how do you know which way the tide is flowing? Watch our European Financial Forecast editor explain the key difference between market tops and bottoms every investor should know about.

Learn to Count Waves Correctly… 4 Minute Clip

There are some basic rules to follow when you put Elliott wave labels on a price chart. Watch this quick clip for a few simple dos and don’ts. (Market in focus: Starbucks, SBUX).

The "Space Race": What Stock Investors Should Know

The DJIA started a 36% decline near the time a major magazine published a story about man's ambition to go to the moon. Just recently, the same magazine featured an almost identical cover. Here's what EWI's analysts have to say about it ...

Lyft, Uber, WeWork, and on: From IPO Unicorns to Downed Horses

Lyft, Uber, Peloton, WeWork, Endeavor -- the list of "unicorn" startups suffering the dreaded IPO-curse continues, prompting one October 1 Yahoo Finance to confirm: "The tides are turning for the IPO market." However, as early as last November Elliott waves already warned that investors were in for a "harsh" buzz kill. The full story can't be missed.

A "Manufactured" Reason for This Stock Market Sell-Off

EWI continues to shout from the rooftop that news and events do not determine the stock market's trend. Yet, many investors continue to believe so. Here's what the price pattern of the stock market would look like if investors actually reacted to the day's news rationally...

How to Avoid a 90% Crash

"Five waves up" means that a trend change is nigh. Two charts provide an example of how Elliott wave analysis nailed a top in an unconventional financial asset that went on to plunge as much as 90%. Now is the time to see what our analysts see for major U.S. financial markets...

How to Spot a 178-Year-Old Firm's Collapse… 2 Years Ago

On Sept. 22, Britain's Thomas Cook, the world’s 2nd largest travel agency, collapsed. The 178-year-old brand blamed it on many factors: weather, terrorism, Brexit… But would you believe that Elliott waves foresaw the demise as early as 2017? See this unbelievable chart for yourself.

"First Time Ever" in 40 Years of Investing History

An increasing number of investors view index funds as an easy way to participate in financial markets. But, in EWI's view, such an approach will offer ultimate disappointment. Here’s why…