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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.

"Change the Way You Look at the Markets (and Life)”

In this short interview, Derek Bruce sits down with Steve Hochberg, co-editor of the Elliott Wave Financial Forecast and editor of the Short Term Update, to discuss his workshop at the Orlando MoneyShow, what drew him to the Wave Principle and sage advice for beginners.

Financial History Shows How Sentiment Extremes Repeat

A renowned economist uttered a highly optimistic stock market forecast just three days before the 1929 crash. Will this "echo" some 90 years later serve as another warning?

Why You Should Be Wary of the "January Indicator"

Some observers are saying that January's stock market rally means the rest of 2019 should be positive. But, let's take a closer look at the "January Indicator"...

Do Corporate Earnings Matter to the Stock Market?

The notion that "earnings drive stock prices" powers a lot of research on Wall Street. See a chart that torches this assumption.

This Investment Straddles "A $1 Trillion Powder Keg"

Did you know that Enron's bonds enjoyed an "investment grade" rating just four days before it went bankrupt? Unfortunately true. And, today, other companies and their bonds sit atop "a $1 trillion powder keg." Learn why...

Dramatic Stock Action: "No Time to Get Out"

Most major stock market moves catch the majority of investors by surprise. Sometimes, there is "no time to get out." Take a look at these two charts.

Will U.S.-China Trade Deal Fuel This Stock Market Rally?

Financial journalists regularly cite the news of the day as a reason for why the stock market is going up or down. But, what if the stock market reverses during the trading day? Amazingly, the financial press often cite the same news as the reason! Learn what really drives the stock market's trend.

Don’t Blame China’s Tariffs for Soybeans’ 2018 Slump

From spring 2018 to late September, soybean prices plunged 20% to end at their lowest level in a decade. Mainstream experts were united: The catalyst was China's 25% import tax on U.S. soybeans. Our story sows a very different seed.

How "Irrationality" Rules the Stock Market Crowd

A recent article says that "the markets are behaving like an irrational teenager," referring to the big jump in volatility since October. But is the market ever driven by pure logic? Learn the real reason why investors do what they do.

Stocks: "A Perfect Meeting of Two Upper Channel Lines"

The Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle, notes that "a parallel trend channel typically marks the upper and lower boundaries of an impulse wave, often with dramatic precision." Learn how knowledge of trend channels helped EWI to nail the all-time high in the S&P 500 index.

This Group Has NEVER Predicted a Down Stock Market Year

At the start of a new year, mainstream stock market pundits always find a way to predict a good year. By contrast, those with a bearish outlook are often labeled as "gloom and doomers." Whom should you trust? It depends on the stock market's larger Elliott wave picture.

Some Rallies Are Real. Some Are “Fake.” Here’s How to Tell Them Apart.

Is the stock market's main trend up or down? It's a basic question that Elliott wave analysis helps you answer -- and thus anticipate countertrend moves that fool others. Learn what Elliott waves suggested two trading days before the DJIA's record 1086-point leap.

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"The Story of the Year"

Think back to late summer. Stocks are rising; FAANGs are leading the pack. Earnings are reassuring. The unemployment is low; the economy is strong. Why worry?

Litecoin: Knocked Out Cold -- or Just Dazed?

Between November and mid-December, Litecoin was pummeled to a 14-month low... before shakily getting back up on its feet. According to this indicator, the market's moves were right on schedule.

Want to Know the Fed’s Next Move? Pay Attention to This Signal

Many might think that the “reality” in question is that “higher interest rates are bad for the stock market.” But that’s not what this story is about. There is a different reality that Fed has continued to ignore for at least two decades.