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Building Opportunities That Stand the Test of Time. In Focus: Lumber

Updated: August 5, 2022

In March, mainstream analysts supposedly built a solid base for an ever-expanding lumber price bubble. But then, the base fell out and lumber prices were axed 65% to an annual low on August 3. Turns out, the market's "fundamental" foundation had a few screws loose.

Aluminum, Copper, Zinc: The 3 Horsemen of the Upcoming “Econocalypse”

Updated: July 26, 2022

During this time of inflation, relatively few people are worried about deflation. However, the price trend of commodities suggests that deflationary pressures are building. Take a look at this chart of aluminum, copper and zinc.

Don’t Follow the “Fundamental” Herd… You Might Get Slaughtered!

Updated: July 25, 2022

The pandemic-led food crisis may feel like the new normal now, but in early 2020, it was just beginning. And, according to mainstream experts, this "incomparable black swan event" was set to slaughter non-essential/luxury markets such as beef. Instead, feeder cattle made mincemeat out of its bearish "fundamental" script!

How to Combine MACD with Elliott Waves (Focus on Commodities)

Updated: July 19, 2022

Elliott waves alone can get you pretty far in terms of spotting trend changes. But often, when you combine waves with a popular technical analysis indicator like MACD, things really start to pop. Watch our Commodities Intraday Pro Service editor Nady Laymoud walk you through a DB Commodity Index Fund chart to show you how MACD helps you spot market turns.

FTSE-100 vs. Commodities: What’s the Trend?

Updated: July 6, 2022

The British FTSE-100 has shown relative outperformance this year, largely because the stocks inside the index are tied to commodities. Watch our Head of Global Strategy show you how to use Elliott waves to spot and forecast the trend in both markets going forward.

Soybean's Surge to Record Highs: Getting to Know You... ALL About You

Updated: June 15, 2022

Last October, soybean prices had taken a downturn to multi-month lows. The "fundamental" picture painted a mixed view of the grain's future. But the Elliott wave picture showed a clear, bullish set-up for the months ahead. Today, beans are trading where they never have before, and the path is clear for one kind of move.

The Great Commodity Bull Market: How We Got Here & Where We're Going

Updated: June 14, 2022

As the pandemic spread into the global economy in early 2020, commodity markets were hit hardest. Mainstream experts foresaw a bearish "reckoning" for raw materials. What happened next leaves many questions unanswered... until now.

Food and Gas Prices: Is the Rising Trend (Finally) Ending?

Updated: June 2, 2022

When will the prices of food and fuel finally stop rising? That's the question that's being asked around the globe. Keep an eye on the Elliott wave structure of this key commodity exchange-traded fund for insights.

The Lumber Bubble Pops… Again! See What We Showed Subscribers Beforehand

Updated: May 23, 2022

At the start of 2022, everyone agreed that lumber's fundamentals were bullish. See the forecast that defied conventional explanations and said "Look for a selloff…"

The Key to Predicting Commodity Prices is NOT the Past. So... What Do You Think Is?

Updated: May 12, 2022

At the outset of the pandemic in early 2020, cotton prices had wilted to a 10-year low. Fundamental analysts "painted a pretty tough picture" for cotton's future. And that's when things took a very unexpected turn. How come? Here are some uncommon answers.

These Grains are on Fire! But When Did the Smoke Signals Really Begin?

Updated: May 2, 2022

The next moves in corn and soybeans do not depend on Vladimir Putin or on drought, any more than their recent in-synch rallies have. See why in Chart of the Day.

How to Spot Market Tops and Bottoms Using Elliott Waves (Part 2 of 5)

Updated: April 27, 2022

When you catch the exact top or bottom of a market move, it makes you feel like Einstein. Spotting a wave pattern called "diagonal" helps you with this challenging (and rewarding) task. Watch our Commodities Intraday Pro Service editor Nady Laymoud walk you through a soybeans chart to show you how to do just that.

LEAN HOGS Reach New Contract Highs: How Real is Fundamental "Reality"?

Updated: April 12, 2022

Our lean hogs forecast in October 2021 anticipated the huge rally that began soon into 2022. See the forecast and rally for yourself in Chart of the Day.

Coffee: From Major Low to 10-year High in 1 Year! Any Questions?

Updated: March 29, 2022

In October 2020, we showed subscribers why the long decline in coffee was nearly over. See this excellent forecast for yourself, right now.

How to Spot Market Tops and Bottoms Using Elliott Waves (Part 1 of 5)

Updated: March 24, 2022

Catching the exact top or bottom makes you feel like Einstein. The problem is, markets don't make it easy -- if you've tried, you know. But watch our Commodities Intraday Pro Service editor Nady Laymoud walk you through a cocoa chart and see how simple Elliott wave analysis helps you with this challenging (and rewarding) task.

A Commodity Opportunity of a Lifetime: Are You Feeling Lucky?

Updated: March 21, 2022

On March 9, soybean oil prices touched their highest level ever. Fundamental experts cite the Ukraine war and its grip on sunflower oil exports as the cause of the rally. The truth: bean oil's bullish fire began last December. But what, then, actually lit the match? Time to find out!

“Commodity dollars”: How to Forecast Their Trends Without News

Updated: March 18, 2022

The Aussie dollar and the Canadian dollar are known as "commodity dollars" because their trends tend to correlate with trends in precious metals and oil. Lately, rising commodity prices have "helped" those currencies. But could you have foreseen the rise in Australian dollar before the inflation headlines? Yes -- watch our Currency Pro Service editor watch you through Elliott wave patterns in AUDJPY and explain how.

Flash Service Forecast: Watch the "Third-of-A-Third" Wave Unfold

Updated: March 16, 2022

Three-plus weeks before the flood of after-the-fact, "explanatory" headlines about invasion. war and commodities, our Flash Service anticipated a huge move in wheat.

Coffee Prices: What a Long Strange Trip It's <em>BEAN... OR -- has it?</em>

Updated: March 11, 2022

Since 2020, coffee prices have flipped on their axis, going from 12-year lows to 10-year highs and then down again. For some traders, the wild ride may feel like a drug trip. But test coffee's trend for influences, and you'll find it's 100% positive for Elliott waves.

Wheat Prices Heat Up BUT Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Did NOT Start the Fire

Updated: March 8, 2022

Mainstream reports say Russia's war on Ukraine "explains" the big rally in wheat. Now see the better explanation.

Elliott Wave Analysis: “Keep It Simple” Does the Trick

Updated: March 7, 2022

The principle of Occam's razor states that the simplest solution tends to be the right one. Watch our Trader's Classroom and Commodity Junctures editor Jeffrey Kennedy show why keeping things simple also works when you're applying the Elliott Wave Principle to the markets. (Cocoa in focus.)

Corn Rallies Hard! The Ukraine-Grain Connection Isn't the Key You Might Think

Updated: February 25, 2022

Our Commodities Junctures service forecast a rally in corn, LONG before Russia put troops on Ukraine's border. See the chart and forecast for yourself, right now.

Commodities: Is This ETF the Way to Go?

Updated: February 15, 2022

A year-and-a-half ago, the news was bad for the agricultural sector. Ironically, that's when bull markets often begin. With the help of the Elliott wave model, an investor can ascertain a trend change. Here are some insights.

Can Anyone Really Nail Down Lumber's Price Trend? You Betcha!

Updated: February 8, 2022

The futures market for lumber is normally as exciting as tree bark. Yet after a 600% rise in 2020-21, Elliott wave analysis of lumber kept subscribers a step ahead of the wild fluctuations. See it for yourself.

"How do I increase confidence in a forecast?"

Updated: February 4, 2022

Every trader wants a confident forecast. Watch our chief instructor, Jeffrey Kennedy, show you the tools that help you do just that. (Soybeans in focus.)

Here's What Usually Happens After Prices Break "Support"

Updated: January 31, 2022

The price action of financial markets creates its own trend channels. A market technician merely draws the lines by connecting key price points. Learn about the "beauty of trend channels" as it applies to this Latin America ETF.

When This Market Showed Its Power, Few Commodity Investors Were Prepared

Updated: January 28, 2022

On January 22, lean hog prices soared to multi-month highs. And, according to mainstream experts, the hog bulls are "showing solid power." But if you accept their timeline, you already missed one big opportunity in hogs. And, you'll likely continue to miss the ones across the future commodity board.

Here's Why This Grain Market Looked "A Lot Different" MORE Than a Week Ago!

Updated: January 18, 2022

Soymeal's trend began to "look a lot different" before January 7th -- in fact the trend began in October, as forecast in Daily Commodity Junctures. See it for yourself.

Cotton Prices: From 10-Year Low to 10-Year High in a Blink of Eye. Do You Know Why?

Updated: January 5, 2022

Between April 2020 and October 2021, cotton prices did a 180-degree turn from 10-year low to 10-year high. According to mainstream analysis, the only explanation for cotton's surge is the "Everything Rally." But we see everything about cotton's comeback quite differently.

Why This Commodity Soared to 10-year Highs: "Everything Rally" or Elliott Pattern?

Updated: December 31, 2021

Between April 2020 and October 2021, cotton prices nearly doubled to decade highs! But, according to mainstream analysis, the reason for cotton's surge is "not entirely clear." From an Elliott wave perspective, however, the soft's comeback couldn't be clearer.

Commodity Traders: Are You Believing Your Way <em>OUT</em> of Opportunity?

Updated: December 21, 2021

In April 2020, the mainstream outlook for sugar was incredibly... sour. The pandemic-fueled slide in food and oil was set to take down sugar as well. What happened instead may question everything you thought you knew about fundamental analysis.

Caution: This Commodity is Extremely Hot!

Updated: December 10, 2021

Let's talk about coffee! After trending sideways for months, coffee prices broke out to the upside in November to 10-year highs, becoming the best-performing commodity of 2021. We'll share the "secret" as to how coffee pulled this off, if you promise to tell everyone you know!

Lumber Boom & Bust & Boom Again? Wood If You Could Have Known!

Updated: December 2, 2021

Lumber prices soared 600% in 2020-21 to record highs this May. Mainstream experts said the lumber boom was here to stay. YET -- prices plummeted 74%. At the August low, experts said lumber had gone bust. Did they get it right this time? See for yourself.

"Humongous" Ethanol Numbers Were NOT the Cause of Corn's Rally!

Updated: November 17, 2021

Do commodity markets "react" to two-week old news? That's a silly question, yet it's what media reports suggest about the recent rally in corn. Now see the forecast that anticipated the rally before it happened, in Chart of the Day.

Commodities & “Fundamentals” That Drive Them: It's Pure Poppycock!

Updated: November 11, 2021

Once upon a time, (i.e., the year 2020), coffee futures were stuck going sideways. A global pandemic was also expected to keep a lid on any gains. But instead, coffee soared to 7-year highs. Turns out, "fundamentals" and financial markets do NOT live happily ever after.

The Rally in Commodities: Who You Callin' Crazy?

Updated: October 28, 2021

2021 has been a year of most things energy, agricultural, food and metal soaring. According to mainstream experts, the broad commodities rally has been "crazy!" and unpredictable! Our long-term bullish forecast for soybeans begs to differ.

Commodity ETFs: The "Spice" of Life for Commodity Traders in 2021

Updated: October 22, 2021

After a four-month sideways trend, the Invesco Commodity Index ETF shot up in September on the way to its highest level since late 2014. See the chart and forecast that anticipated the big move.

Fibonacci Clusters in Commodities: “Most Accurate Tools”

Updated: October 19, 2021

The discoverer of the Wave Principle, R.N. Elliott, considered Fibonacci numbers its mathematical basis. Taking it one step further, this practical lesson shows you what Fibonacci clusters are and how to use them to identify high-confidence Elliott wave price targets. (In focus: wheat prices.)

Oats Blow Up! The Trend Went Against Economic "Laws" ... But Not Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: October 4, 2021

Before the talk of rampant commodity "inflation" we've heard in 2021, our Commodity Junctures forecast a huge rally ahead for oats: See the chart and forecast right now in Chat of the Day.

Mainstream Asks, "Are You Ready for the Commodities Supercycle?"

Updated: September 30, 2021

September saw the bellwether Thomson/Reuters Core Commodity Index soar to its highest level since 2014. The question isn't "Are you ready for the commodities Supercycle"? It is -- were you ready when the rally began? We were, and here's what we see next.

Case Study: Our "Bullseye" Call for the Inflation Turn

Updated: September 24, 2021

In 2008 commodity prices began a decade-plus decline. Yet, in Feb. 2020, our forecast anticipated the coming turn in commodity prices. See it for yourself in Chart of the Day.

Cocoa Futures: It's What's for Dinner!

Updated: September 14, 2021

On September 10, cocoa prices touched multi-year highs, prompting mainstream experts to confirm "signs of bullish life." In fact, thanks to Elliott wave analysis, the signs of cocoa's bullish life were clear as far back as June!

Wheat's Bullish Trend Follows a Script 5 Years in the Making

Updated: September 8, 2021

In June 2016, EWI's Jeffrey Kennedy showed subscribers a clear, long-term bullish set-up for wheat -- an Elliott wave diagonal triangle underway. See what happened when the trend did exactly what it was supposed to.

This Commodity Is "Liquid Gold" -- The Kind of Gold That Grows on Trees

Updated: September 7, 2021

July saw OJ's biggest monthly gain in 5 years, with prices soaring to fresh 3-year highs. Mainstream experts cite a record-cold winter in top-growing region Brazil as the main cause for the rally. Meanwhile, Elliott wave analysis saw orange juice soaring long before the temperatures started dropping.

The Beauty of Elliott Waves: It Works!!

Updated: August 23, 2021

You buy -- and prices fall. You sell -- and prices rally. "It's like someone's trying to take my money!" Every trader knows the feeling. The truth is, chances are, you just got caught up in a market correction, and its name is "expanded flat." Watch our Intraday Commodity Pro Service explain how to capitalize on it. (DB Commodity Index Fund and cocoa in focus.)

This Commodity Goes from Bust to Bonanza Despite the Most Bearish Backdrop of the 21st Century!

Updated: August 18, 2021

Last spring, cotton prices circled the drain of a decade low. With the pandemic set to roil textile demand, the bearish stage seemed set. And yet, Elliott wave analysis called for the commodity to soar. Only one outlook turned out to be right.

Sugar Soars to 4-Year Highs: Analysts Use the 'F' Word (as in Frost)!

Updated: August 13, 2021

Commodities Intraday Pro Service alerted subscribers of a possible big move in sugar, before the rally happened. See the chart and forecast for yourself.

Coffee Soars to 7-Year High: All Frost Talk and No Game!

Updated: July 26, 2021

In the past week coffee saw its fastest surge since 2014. As for "why," commentary world-wide pointed to a freak frost in the heart of Brazil's coffee belt. Now see the chart and forecast that was way ahead of the trend.

Lumber's Bubble Pops: When Did the Hissing Sound Really Begin?

Updated: July 22, 2021

In late May, we said the time to yell "Timber!" on lumber's bull run had arrived. Meanwhile, the experts said the building material's boom was here to stay. Only one perspective was right. Hint: As of July, lumber has erased all its 2021 gains.

This Commodity Bounced Back from Record Lows: Raise Your Gloved Hand if You Know Why!

Updated: July 16, 2021

In March 2020, rubber prices had as much bounce as a dropped water balloon. And a broad slump in raw materials caused by the pandemic was set to see rubber's downtrend continue. Instead, prices rallied to 4-year highs right alongside the pandemic. Can you say, huh?

What Sparked Corn's Intraday Surge... And then Slide? The "Obvious" Choice Is Not the Answer

Updated: July 8, 2021

Check out the chart and near-term forecasts we sent to subscribers ahead of big moves in corn prices. You'll see Elliott Wave analysis at its best -- how timely and ahead-of-the-news the method truly is.

How to Survive Commodity Boom One Price Shock at a Time

Updated: July 7, 2021

It's official: A full-scale commodities boom is underway, and the lean hog market is no exception. Between April 2020 and June 2021, hog prices more than doubled to their highest level since 2014. There's one way out of this boom without going bust... but -- it isn't the way most traveled.

Commodity Investors: How to Train Your Disobedient Price Dragon

Updated: June 25, 2021

In March 2020, soybean prices were staring down 11-year lows amidst the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Fear of the future was supposed to be a "price killer" for the grain. But instead, beans turned up and rallied to 8-year highs come May 2021. For some, this is unpredictable price action at its worst. For us, its patterned behavior at its best.

See What Predicted Commodities’ Recent Drop

Updated: June 18, 2021

Commodity prices have taken a tumble during the past several days. A financial website says the decline is due to the "China crackdown" and "rising dollar." Yet, Elliott wave analysis foretold of the price drop when commodities were still rallying. Take a look at this chart.

Demand Crashed, But This Commodity Soared Anyway. Any Questions?

Updated: June 8, 2021

On May 28, coffee prices shot to their highest level in 4.5 years, prompting one source to confirm a "firm upward trend" in the market. But for investors looking to "buy low and sell high," the more opportune time to recognize coffee's uptrend was when prices bottomed -- a year ago.

Crude Oil Soars to 2-Year High: A "Dozen" Moving Parts Vs. 1 Good Forecast

Updated: June 7, 2021

On July 10 2020, Daily Commodity Junctures said the crude oil pattern pointed to "a clean, clear and straightforward interpretation moving forward," which was clearly bullish. See the chart and forecast for yourself.

The Pandemic Was Supposed to Slaughter Cattle Prices. Instead, They Came Alive

Updated: May 20, 2021

In April of 2020, our Monthly Commodity Junctures showed a price chart of feeder cattle and said, "we have seen a very significant low in the feeder cattle market …" Now see the huge rally that followed.

The "Quiet Revolution" in Commodities Was Actually Louder than a Jackhammer

Updated: May 14, 2021

It was barely a year ago that the main mainstream narrative was, "commodities have further to fall." Now see the forecast that say commodities were about to launch a third wave higher.

A Growing Shortage of Common Sense

Updated: May 14, 2021

"As some major economies emerge from the economic lockdowns, there are increasing reports of shortages: computer chips, food commodities, even chlorine. The biggest shortage, though, may be in common sense," explains our Head of Global Research in a new essay. (Commodities in focus.)

Sugar Goes from 12-Year Low to 4-Year High: I'll Be a Monkey's Uncle!

Updated: April 21, 2021

Between March 2020 and February 2021, sugar prices did a 180-degree flip from a 12-year low to a 4-year high. A sugar rush was not the outcome expected by mainstream experts. It was, however, the one Elliott wave price patterns in sugar charts got sweet on as early as last April.

Higher consumer prices are here. Is deflation dead?

Updated: April 13, 2021

It's been the story of the past 20 years at least. With economies like China (and others such as India) fully embracing the global economy, all of a sudden (well, millennially speaking) the planet's global labor capacity surged and that led to a huge downward pressure on labor costs. China became the world's factory and kept its export prices low, leading to the oft-used soundbite that China has been "exporting deflation." Now, though, that might be changing.

Pandemic or Wave Patterns: Only One Caused Corn's HUGE Comeback

Updated: April 6, 2021

Last month, corn prices rallied to their highest level in 8 years. The grain's gains "took many in the industry by surprise." But for one group of investors, corn's comeback was right on schedule...

Long-Term Commodities, Price Turns, and Opportunities

Updated: March 24, 2021

In 1981, the Elliott Wave pattern anticipated a very long-term change in commodities. In 2008, the pattern again anticipated a huge turn in the trend. See the charts for yourself, and Robert Prechter's perspective on what's next.

Holy Bolly! There Ain't Nothing Soft About This Soft Commodity Now

Updated: March 17, 2021

Back in May 2020, cotton prices circled the drain of a decade low. And, according to the mainstream experts, one huge obstacle stood in the way of a comeback: The plunge in textile demand due to the coronavirus pandemic. So -- why did the commodity rally to a 3-year high this February? The answer will boll you over!

Coffee Prices Get 'Robusta' Despite 'Bearish,' Historic Supply Glut... Any Questions?

Updated: March 9, 2021

Last fall, coffee prices put the soft in Softs as the worst-performing commodity. Word on Main Street was, a record-high supply glut would keep the lid firmly on any upside. Yet -- on February 27, coffee stood at its highest level in 3-1/2 years! This story is best served hot...

Oat Prices Soar to 7 Year Highs: Is the Bull Really Wearing a Milk Mustache?

Updated: March 2, 2021

Did the price rise in oats reflect its rising popularity with consumers? Or, is there a better explanation for the price trend? Our chart and forecast has a clear answer to this and more.

Oat Prices AND the Truth Behind the "White Gold" Rush

Updated: March 1, 2021

This February, oat futures took the grain stage by storm when prices surged to 7-year highs. Mainstream analysts cite the white-hot craze for "white gold," (i.e. alternative, non-dairy products like oat milk). We have an alternative, non-fundamental side to the story you're gonna want to drink in.

Cocoa: Cyclical Picture Is “Exciting”

Updated: February 9, 2021

Commodity prices moves in cycles -- from bullish to bearish and back again. Knowing how to time each cycle can be valuable information in itself, but when you combine it with Elliott wave analysis, you can make an even more confident forecast. Watch our Commodity Junctures editor walk you through a very "exciting" picture in cocoa.

That's Not a Rally... THIS is a Rally: This Grain's Uptrend Is Putting All Others to Shame

Updated: February 8, 2021

Soybean prices rallied more than 75% in the past 10 months -- as for "why," many media reports now say the opposite of what they said in March 2020. Now see our forecast from the time.

That's Not a Rally... THIS is a Rally: This Grain's Uptrend Has Put All Others to Shame

Updated: February 3, 2021

Soybean prices have just soared to their highest level since June of 2014. Mainstream experts cite "resistance to the Covid" slowdown as a reason for soybeans' rally. That's easy to say now, after the grain has soared 40%-plus over the course of 10 months. But that's not what they were saying... back then.

“Reverse Fibonacci”: A Simple Way to Set Price Targets

Updated: December 23, 2020

You look at a chart. You see what counts well as waves 1 and 2. How far will wave 3 go? In this video, our Sr. Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy shows you a simple price-projection technique he calls "Reverse Fibonacci." Market in focus: coffee. (But you can apply it to any market.)

Rubber Prices Soar to 3-Year High: Why Fundamental Analysis Missed the "Bounce" to Come

Updated: December 22, 2020

What caused rubber's 2020 rebound? Mainstream reports cite demand for latex gloves. Yet, at rubber's March low, they played a VERY different tune. See the chart and read the forecast that called the rally before it unfolded.

Cocoa "Melts Up" to Multi-Year Highs (and Why Hershey Wasn't a "Golden Ticket")

Updated: December 2, 2020

Cocoa saw a 25% price rise in November -- now see the October forecast and chart that anticipated the rally.

Small Traders vs. Large Traders vs. Commercials: Who Is Right Most Often?

Updated: November 19, 2020

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 investors at this particular juncture.

If "Fear" is a Commodity Killer, How Did Soybeans Rally 40 Percent?

Updated: November 18, 2020

News about soybeans was bleak in March, with words like "uncertainty," "fear" and "price killer." Yet soybeans rallied to 4-year highs. This scenario is exactly what our March 2020 Monthly Commodity Junctures anticipated.

Sugar: Why Years Ending in 0 and 5 Matter

Updated: November 3, 2020

Commodity markets are cyclical: Long periods of rallies follow long periods of declines -- and often, both follow a certain rhythm. Watch our monthly Commodity Junctures editor walk you through an interesting cycle in sugar. You'll also get an idea of what's likely next for the sweet commodity.

The Soybean Teacher: This Grain is a Key to Understanding Market Behavior

Updated: October 20, 2020

External "supply shocks" do not control price trends. Investor psychology -- which unfold as Elliott wave patterns -- does. See a multi-year example in the soybean market.

The top 2 commodities that should be on your radar right now

Updated: October 6, 2020

You're hearing a lot of concerns about inflation. If they are valid, commodity prices should be ready to launch to record highs. Are they? In this video, our Commodity Junctures editor zooms you in for a closer look at two important commodities: soybeans and wheat.

This Chart of Coffee Prices Since 1977 Speaks Volumes

Updated: July 29, 2020

You can apply Elliott wave analysis to charts on any time frame. Watch our Commodity Junctures editor walk you through coffee's wave pattern going back some 40 years -- and learn what they suggest for this important commodity in the months (and years) ahead.

Gold and Oil: Be Aware of the “Spike”

Updated: July 16, 2020

There’s a reason why stocks and commodities – like oil, gold and silver – tend to end bull markets differently. Get the insights you need to know as you take a look at these two charts.

Sugar: When Plan A and Plan B Agree

Updated: July 16, 2020

Every "preferred" Elliott wave scenario has a so-called alternate, a Plan B. Sometimes, Plan A and Plan B disagree. Other times, they are in agreement -- which only adds confidence to your analysis. Watch our Commodity Junctures editor explain using the current price action in sugar.

Coffee Sinks, OJ Soars: Our Subscribers Were Ready for BOTH Trade Setups

Updated: July 6, 2020

Despite what financial stories said, the trends in coffee and orange juice changed when "virus spread" was already in news reports. See for yourself what our March 2020 Commodity Junctures Service publications called for.

Cotton Futures: From Multi-Year High -- TO -- Decade Low. It's Not About the Virus!

Updated: May 29, 2020

In mid-2018, news stories about cotton led traders to expect a rally. Yet our June 2018 Monthly Commodity Junctures anticipated a very big decline. See what actually happened, via Chart of the Day.

How to Combine Elliott Waves with Candlesticks

Updated: May 28, 2020

Both Elliott waves and candlesticks are popular methods of technical market analysis. Watch as our Commodity Junctures editor shows you how candlesticks can confirm an Elliott wave count. Market in focus: coffee.

How Elliott Wave Analysis Forecast the Fall in Lumber Futures - AND Lumber Companies

Updated: April 9, 2020

Only a few weeks ago, the financial news was running hugely bullish stories about the lumber market. Now see what followed after a contrarian forecast...

Bull or Bear, "This Is My Favorite Elliott Wave Trade Setup"

Updated: April 6, 2020

You can distill all Elliott wave trade setups down to just 4 high-confidence chart patterns. Among those 4, our Commodity Junctures editor Jeffrey Kennedy has an absolute favorite: the 4th wave pullback. Watch Jeffrey explain why he likes this setup so much -- in bull AND in bear markets.

Crude Awakening: The Real Catalyst for Oil's Crash Isn't What You Think

Updated: March 13, 2020

NYMEX crude oil has been slashed in half since the start of 2020, with prices circling the drain of a four-year low on March 9. Mainstream fingers point to COVID-19, OPEC+ tensions, Saudi price cuts, and a U.S. travel ban -- as the catalysts for oil's "bloodbath." Our story shows why none of them fit the bill -- and what the real cause is.

Look What’s “Leading the Economy Lower”

Updated: March 12, 2020

Despite what you often hear from mainstream sources, it’s the stock market that leads the economy, not the other way around. But there are more ways to forecast what’s next for the economy. Take a look at this index, for example, which has been sending a warning signal since 2018, alongside the “softening” U.S. GDP numbers.

The Future of Wheat Futures: The Drama-Free Zone

Updated: February 24, 2020

Elliott wave analysis offers forecasts that are independent of external market drama. See the chart and analysis that anticipated wheat's powerful rally from late August 2019 thru January 21, when prices hit an 18-month high.

How Moving Averages Help You to Define the Trend

Updated: February 21, 2020

The “moving average” is a technical indicator which has stood the test of time. Let a veteran market technician tell you what he’s learned from using moving averages over the years. Take a look at the first chart in the free guide: “How You Can Find High-Probability Trading Opportunities Using Moving Averages.”

Want to Identify Market Trends? Watch Elliott Wave Analysis at Work

Updated: December 9, 2019

To understand Elliott wave analysis at work in actual world markets, let's review the recent history in an often-volatile commodity markets: sugar.

A Simple Price Pattern That Leads to "Spectacular Moves"

Updated: October 25, 2019

You can shrink all Elliott wave patterns down to just five "core" price patterns. One of them is the ending diagonal. Watch as our Commodity Junctures editor shows you how to spot it on a chart -- and more importantly, prepare for the "spectacular price move" that comes next.

How to Set Price Targets with Elliott Waves

Updated: October 17, 2019

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.

"Throwback" and "Pullback": 2 High-Confidence Price Patterns Worth Knowing

Updated: September 19, 2019

Besides Elliott wave patterns, there are other configurations in price charts that you can put to good use. While most of them can be described in terms of Elliott waves, in this video our Trader's Classroom editor shows you two that he calls "throwback" and "pullback." Watch.

Gold: This "Contrarian" Indicator Jumps to 3-Year High

Updated: July 17, 2019

Many Main Street investors would probably be surprised at how often the professionals on Wall Street are on the wrong side of major market turns. Gold is a prime example. Learn why this insight is especially important now...

Oil Prices and the 2019 Hurricane Season

Updated: July 5, 2019

Like 2005's Katrina, a major Gulf of Mexico hurricane can deal a heavy blow to crude oil production. Most financial and economic pundits would then conclude that such a supply disruption would send oil prices skyrocketing with demand. Yet this chart defies their Econ 101 logic.

Gold Hits Its Price Target. Now What?

Updated: June 25, 2019

Gold is trading at highs not seen since 2013. Will the rally continue? First, let’s talk about how we got here...

A Word or Two About That Gold "Rout"

Updated: February 26, 2019

Most speculators had an unfavorable outlook for gold in August. Yet, EWI's Chief Market Analyst said "gold is in the late stage of its decline." The very next day, gold hit a low and its price began a steady march upward. Learn how the precious metals usually end a trend...

The "Look" of a Clear Elliott Wave Pattern in Commodities

Updated: February 26, 2019

EWI's Commodity analyst Jeffrey Kennedy talks with Dana Weeks about his recent soybean oil forecast, complete with an in-depth show and tell with the chart.

Commodities & The Beautiful "Signal" of Opportunity

Updated: February 20, 2019

Commodities may be more volatile than stock and bond markets, yet commodity prices still unfold in clear Elliott wave patterns. Those patterns are the signal amidst the noise -- see a case in point from a recent forecast in Monthly Commodities Junctures.

How to Forecast a "Years-Long Bear Market" in Commodities

Updated: February 8, 2019

In this interview with Dana Weeks, Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy gives the big-picture details of an even bigger forecast in commodities ... back in 2011.

Commodity Bear Market: Lost Decade or Found Opportunity?

Updated: February 5, 2019

When’s the last time you looked at a chart and forecast that correctly anticipated a seven-year trend? See a case-in-point for yourself, in this Chart of the Day.

Cotton Futures Had 400 Million Reasons to Rally in 2018 ... So Why Did They Crash Instead?

Updated: January 23, 2019

Cotton rallied in the first half of 2018: So, conventional wisdom called for even higher prices. Yet cotton did the opposite, spiraling lower into 2019. Now see what a contrarian voice said in the face of bullish sentiment.

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

Updated: January 17, 2019

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.

Sugar's 2-year Crash Was NOT in the Fundamental Cards

Updated: December 19, 2018

How could sugar go from a 4-year high in September 2016, to a disintegration that made it the "worst-performing commodity" of 2018? See the pattern and forecast that foretold the outcome.

A Call For "Retracement" After a 40% Gain? See Cocoa's Forecast and Turn

Updated: September 26, 2018

After cocoa's fast, multi-month rally to begin the year, Daily Commodity Junctures’ editor Jeffrey Kennedy anticipated what was next: the big rally would give way to a trend reversal. See and hear what he said to subscribers.

Who Survived Cocoa's mid-2018 Crash?

Updated: September 21, 2018

In the first four months of 2018, the cocoa market looked like it was on a mad sugar rush: The "best-performing commodity of 2018." Cocoa was THE bull market. Yet, one analyst knew a peak when he saw it. Read his forecast, and see what followed.

Moving Averages Help You Define Trend – Here’s How

Updated: August 10, 2018

This simple moving average "works equally well in commodities, currencies, and stocks"

What's the Best Way to Catch a 3rd Wave Early?

Updated: June 1, 2018

An opportunity in commodity markets is only meaningful if you take advantage of it. For tips on how to do it, ElliottWaveTV sat down with Jeffrey Kennedy, long-time editor of our Commodity Junctures and experienced trading instructor.

Commodities: What to Watch at the Start of the Month

Updated: May 4, 2018

Jeffrey Kennedy has been at the helm of our ever-popular Commodity Junctures for well over a decade. ElliottWaveTV asks what drew him to commodities in the first place, as well as what long-term cycle commodities are currently in.

Commodities (Softs & Grains): What Stands out Today?

Updated: April 23, 2018

When all markets within a complex move together, should that add to your confidence -- or is that irrelevant? ElliottWaveTV asked this and other questions to Jeffrey Kennedy, our long-time Commodity Junctures editor.

Commodities: What Markets and Indicators to Watch?

Updated: April 6, 2018

When it comes to commodity prices, sometimes it pays to watch other markets and indicators alongside Elliott waves. Jeffrey Kennedy, our long-time Commodity Junctures editor, tells you what indicators he monitors in this new ElliottWaveTV interview.

Trade War to Trading Floor: The Picture May Not Be What It Seems

Updated: April 3, 2018

Fact: On March 23, lean hog prices plunged to a 4-month low. Not a fact: Hogs started falling the moment trade threats started flying between the U.S. and China. Here's how events really unfolded.

Oil Prices Vs. Production: See the “Elephant” Almost Everyone Ignores

Updated: March 27, 2018

Many oil traders are often on the wrong side of the trend at major market turns. Why? They base their trading decisions on a faulty premise regarding oil prices and production. Get the insight you need to know.

Commodities: First Few Trading Days of the Month are Key

Updated: March 9, 2018

You learn a lot when you observe (and forecast) market behavior for a couple of decades. Jeffrey Kennedy, our Commodity Junctures editor, tells you why the first few days of the month are so important for commodities in this new EllottWaveTV interview.

Commodities: Why the Time to Pay Attention is NOW

Updated: February 12, 2018

Despite the shake-up in the stock market and cryptocurrencies, commodities like corn and soybeans have been rising lately. There may be more "surprises" ahead -- ElliottWaveTV sat down with our Commodity Junctures editor, Jeffrey Kennedy, to get his latest thoughts.

"Boring Start" in Commodities: Will It Last?

Updated: January 12, 2018

Softs and grains have not been very exciting this year, so far. Jeffrey Kennedy, editor of our Commodity Junctures, tells ElliottWave TV if he thinks the lack of volatility should persist.

Some Myths Should be Kept Alive for as Long as Possible. This Isn’t One of Them

Updated: December 18, 2017

At the start of November, the fundamental deck was stacked in the cocoa bulls' favor. But instead of rallying, prices turned down. The reason why might surprise you.

Commodities: The Long View

Updated: December 18, 2017

As 2018 is about to start, what commodity opportunities should you have your eye on? Jeffrey Kennedy, editor of our Commodity Junctures, explains in the new interview.

Mmooooo-ve Over, Fundamental Analysis: There’s a New Forecasting Method in Town

Updated: December 13, 2017

In early November, all the fundamental stars were aligned for live cattle prices to soar. But instead, the market declined. The reason why might surprise you.

Commodities: Cycles, Seasonal Factors and Trends

Updated: December 1, 2017

There is no question that cyclical and seasonal factors impact commodity prices. However, market psychology is also a huge factor -- and nothing helps you track it like Elliott wave analysis. Watch our Chief Commodity Analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy, give you his latest thoughts (softs and grains in focus).

Commodities and the “Art” of Elliott Wave Interpretation

Updated: November 30, 2017

In early November, Chief Commodity Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy showed subscribers a budding third-wave rally on cotton's price chart. From there, cotton soared. This picture is worth one word: opportunity.

Commodities: And the BIG-Picture Trend Is...

Updated: November 20, 2017

In this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of Commodity Junctures and Trader's Classroom, he discusses the larger trends across the softs and grains markets.

Sugar's Early 2017 Sell-Off Surprised Us, Too... But Not for Long

Updated: November 17, 2017

In early March, sugar prices hit a sour note and embarked on a precipitous sell-off. Truth to be told, we didn't expect the decline for much later. But that didn't mean we weren't prepared when it happened.

Your Go-To Tools for Forecasting Commodities

Updated: November 3, 2017

In this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, editor of our Commodity Junctures and Trader's Classroom, he tells you about his approach to market seasonality and explains how Elliott waves helps you ride long-term commodities cycles (focus: softs and grains).

A Bullish Miracle on Lean Hog Street? Not Hardly

Updated: October 30, 2017

In late September, the USDA dropped a bearish bombshell on the lean hog market. So, why then did hog prices proceed to rally to a two-plus month high? Miracle -- or something else?

Predicting Commodity Markets One Elliott Wave Pattern at a Time

Updated: October 16, 2017

In 2012, all fundamental signs in wheat's backdrop pointed UP. But instead, wheat prices entered a four-year long, 50%-plus deep bear market to a decade low before pausing. The grain went off its fundamental script. But it stayed true to its Elliott wave one.

Natural Gas: When 5 Waves Down Mean... Up!

Updated: October 13, 2017

Regardless of your method, it's hard to forecast a range-bound market. Yet, even corrections have internal order, despite their "messy" appearance.

Commodities: Learn Why Soon, Volatility Will "Increase Dramatically"

Updated: October 6, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy tells you why he expects volatility to increase across commodities this fall, and as we move into 2018.

Dear Fundamental Analysis, I Think It's Time We See Other Forecasting Methods...

Updated: October 5, 2017

Back in mid-2016, sugar prices were orbiting a 4-year high -- and all fundamental signs pointed in one direction: UP. But instead, the market soured to a 2-year low, which is why it may be time to break up with popular financial wisdom...

Commodities: Staying on the "Bike" to Opportunity

Updated: September 26, 2017

One day, coffee prices rise -- and the drought is blamed. Next day, despite the drought, coffee prices fall... and post-factum explanations shift elsewhere. Maybe there's something more to coffee's price swings than weather...

Orange Juice Prices: Remove the Hurricane Irma Goggles

Updated: September 13, 2017

Many experts said orange juice was the single-most "hurricane-hit" commodity, with prices soaring ahead of Irma. But we believe there's more to this market's price trend than weather.

Commodities: "Pictures Have Meaning"

Updated: September 8, 2017

In early 2011, our senior commodities analyst Jeffrey Kennedy saw a very bearish picture on the long-term price chart of the bellwether Continuous Commodity Index -- that of a mature Elliott wave "impulse." We're now in year six of the bear market that followed.

Commodities: The Road Less Traveled is the Way to Opportunity

Updated: September 6, 2017

In early 2014, lean hog prices stood at an all-time high amidst the most bullish fundamental backdrop in 30 years. And yet, prices got slaughtered in a 2-year long crash to 14-year lows. It's time to look beyond fundamentals to the other forces driving market trends.

Harvey's Here. So Why Are Oil Prices Lower?

Updated: August 29, 2017

If supply disruptions cause oil prices to go up, can you tell when on this chart the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history arrived?

When You See This Elliott Wave Pattern on a Price Chart, Be Happy!

Updated: August 25, 2017

What do the 2017 bear market sell-off in sugar and the August rally in soybean oil have in common? They're both classic Elliott wave examples of what happens when a third wave develops on a market's price chart -- namely, huge moves!

And the "Best Commodity of the Year" Is... Aluminum!?

Updated: August 23, 2017

After aluminum prices soared to their highest level since 2014, the mainstream experts cited "deep capacity cuts" by China as the fundamental impetus for the rise. But what about seeing aluminum's bullish surge before it began? That's the story you want to hear!

This Price Pattern Warns: Swift, Sharp Trend Reversal Ahead!

Updated: August 18, 2017

From 2012 to 2016, soybean prices went from all-time high -- to -- 8-year low in a 50%-plus bear-market selloff. As it turns out, this dramatic reversal was a perfect example of one of our favorite Elliott wave patterns in action, the ending diagonal.

This is Why Cocoa's Crash Was a Perfect Setup

Updated: August 7, 2017

For traders, one of the best scenarios you can ask for is to catch a market as it's setting sail with the larger trend. Today, we use the recent sell-off in cocoa to show how Elliott wave analysis can help you do just that.

Top 3 Technical Tools Part 1: Japanese Candlesticks

Updated: August 2, 2017

Learn how Japanese candlestick analysis can help support your technical trading decisions.

A New Twist on "Peak Oil"

Updated: July 31, 2017

In the mid-2000s, the world feared it was running out of oil. Speculators, in turn, became feverishly bullish on oil's price. A 78% crash soon followed. Now, the phrase "peak oil" has been re-introduced, but in a different way.

Sugar Investors: "Desperately Seeking..." Clarity and Objectivity

Updated: July 25, 2017

Over the last two years, sugar prices have crashed… and spiked… and crashed, providing huge opportunities for investors and traders -- IF they stayed out in front of the dramatic turns, that is. Here's what might have helped them.

3 charts, 3 forecasts, in 7 fast minutes

Updated: July 24, 2017

See just how much you can learn from three simple charts.

Crude Oil Prices: Jumping on the Wrong "Freight Train"

Updated: July 20, 2017

Some trends pull prices like a freight train, and jumping on the wrong one can cost you dearly. That's why, in the Elliott wave approach, identifying the trend is paramount. Let's look at crude oil prices as an example.

Crude Oil Opportunity: Cut to the Front of the Line

Updated: June 15, 2017

Dear crude oil traders, the key to the market's next big move isn't in the next inventory report, or OPEC supply cut, or (fill in the blank). It's on the market's price chart, right now!

New Evidence that Oil Prices Follow the Elliott Wave Model

Updated: June 15, 2017

On June 14, the price of U.S. oil fell below $45 a barrel, and some are blaming the slide on oversupply. But, is that the real reason? See how the Elliott wave model has been highly useful in staying ahead of oil's trend turns.

Gold Investors: It's Time You Knew the Truth About the Fed

Updated: June 14, 2017

June 14: Fed Day! It's supposedly the one day gold investors can clearly predict the precious metal's next move based on the Fed's hawkish or dovish tone. But history shows gold prices are NOT being led by the Fed at all.

Lean Hogs: "It's amazing what a month can do."

Updated: June 7, 2017

In late March, all fundamental signs in the market for lean hogs pointed in one clear direction: down. And yet, hog prices enjoyed a powerful rally to fresh contract highs. Find out the real story here!

Crude Oil: More Than Just a Case of "Buy the Rumor, Sell the News"

Updated: May 26, 2017

Before the May 25 OPEC meeting, crude oil price rose to $52 a barrel. And then, as the meeting statements were released, crude sank more than 5%. You could say it's a classic case of "buy the rumor, sell the news." But we believe there was another pattern at play here.

OPEC or Not, Crude Oil Prices Will Go 'Here'

Updated: May 19, 2017

See why our Chief Energy Analyst believes that regardless of what OPEC does, it's unlikely to change oil's dominant trend.

Gold: Will the Decline Continue?

Updated: May 5, 2017

Tom Denham tells you why looking at the U.S. dollar, interest rates and politics are the wrong tools when trying to forecast the price action in gold. Here's what's a better indicator.

Copper, Gold and More: A Fresh Look at Industrial and Precious Metals

Updated: April 21, 2017

Tom Denham outlines the Elliott wave patterns he's looking at in copper, aluminum and gold and discusses what these patterns imply for the future of these markets.

Are Silver Traders "Way Too Bullish"?

Updated: April 20, 2017

The real news for silver prices is all about sentiment: Are Silver Traders "Way Too Bullish"? See and hear the evidence...

Energy Volatility: What to Expect Next

Updated: April 12, 2017

Steve Craig, the Editor of our Energy Pro Service, explains that when looking across the energy complex, 2017 is playing out according to his Elliott wave script.

Oil Rigs and Oil Risks: What's Next for the "Boom-Bust" Cycle?

Updated: April 11, 2017

The search for recoverable crude never stops. But, the search is more active at some times than at others -- drilling for crude is immensely expensive and full of risk. Yet here's what is especially relevant to our forecast: The search for crude is a collective activity. So it's no surprise that the oil rig count reflects a textbook Elliott Wave pattern. See it for yourself on our unique chart.

Aluminum "Foils" Market Fundamentals En Route to New Highs

Updated: April 10, 2017

At the start of 2017, China and the U.S. were engaged in a bitter “Aluminum War” – one widely expected to keep the metal’s price under pressure. And yet, since early January, aluminum prices have rallied to a 2-year high. Our take on why might surprise you.  

Energy: EWI's Chief Oil Analyst Reveals When Elliott Is at Its Best (Part 2)

Updated: August 22, 2016

In part 2 of our in-depth conversation with Steve Craig, Elliot Wave International's Chief Energy Analyst, he reveals why the volatility in crude oil and natural gas keeps him excited about the markets he covers.

Why You Need the Wave Principle in YOUR Toolbox, Too

Updated: February 22, 2016

Learn more about our Chief Commodity Analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy, and what he thinks makes Elliott wave principle so compelling: Namely, that it puts price action into context of a larger trend.

Traders and Trendlines: A Match Made in Opportunity Heaven

Updated: November 24, 2015

Trendlines: You may have heard of them. Now, see how effective this simple technical tool can be for identifying high-confidence trade set-ups in real-world financial markets. Examples: gold and O.J.

When You Trade and Invest, Why Use the Wave Principle?

Updated: November 12, 2015

"Most investors follow the actions of others, whether they are on the right side of the market or not. The result is that prices move according to investors' optimism and pessimism. Investors use the news to rationalize their emotional decisions -- and most people lose money." How can you avoid that?

How to Build Consistent Trading Success

Updated: July 29, 2015

Why do some traders jump in too early and take positions when an Elliott wave pattern demonstrates only one or two of the necessary traits? Find the answer -- and the solution -- with a quick lesson from our Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey Kennedy.

6 Lessons to Help You Find Trading Opportunities in Any Market

Updated: June 24, 2015

One of the most common requests we get from traders is: Can you teach me how to look at a chart and find opportunities for myself?

3 Ways to Identify Support and Resistance -- 5 Chart Examples

Updated: December 30, 2014

Use this free lesson to brush up on methods and indicators that can help you improve your confidence in your own market analysis.

Technical Analysis, Extreme Weather and more

Updated:

Why investors should consider technical analysis. Plus, EWI's Chief Energy Analyst explains how he factors extreme weather events into his analysis. Lastly, see why there is no reliable standard of value for the stock market.

Gold, AAA Ratings and More

Updated:

Our first feature looks at a gold forecast that many may have missed. Then we speak with Jeffrey Kennedy who outlines the four key principles that'll help improve Elliott wave skills. And lastly, we explore why AAA credit ratings aren't always what they seem.
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