Updated: July 16, 2019Many 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...
Updated: June 11, 2019On 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.
Updated: May 30, 2019The 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...
Updated: May 23, 2019Keep 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.
Updated: May 21, 2019The 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"?
Updated: May 15, 2019"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.
Updated: May 6, 2019This 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.
Updated: May 2, 2019It 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.
Updated: April 25, 2019Even 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.
Updated: April 16, 2019It'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...
Updated: April 9, 2019Many 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...
Updated: April 2, 2019This 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...
Updated: March 21, 2019Elliott 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.
Updated: March 19, 2019Technical 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.
Updated: March 15, 2019The 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.
Updated: March 12, 2019The late legendary market analyst Paul Macrae Montgomery made a notable observation about stock market "closing streaks." Learn what they are, and why this observation is relevant now as you take a look at this chart...
Updated: March 4, 2019Central bankers are worse market timers than you might expect. See why in this free excerpt from our latest, March 2019 Financial Forecast.
Updated: February 28, 2019Anyone can make a market forecast, and pundits routinely do. But most of these forecasts fail to address this crucial question...
Updated: February 21, 2019A stock market "panic" is usually associated with investors rushing for the door all at once. But, here in early 2019, one financial strategist for a major firm is talking about a different kind of panic. It's a reminder of what was discussed in early 2018, just before the big jump in volatility.
Updated: February 20, 2019There are different ways to measure investor sentiment. One of those ways is to look at the cash allocation percentages in portfolios. But, here's a sentiment gauge that is not often discussed as such...
Updated: February 14, 2019In 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.
Updated: February 7, 2019A 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?
Updated: February 6, 2019Watch this video from the just-published February 2018 issue of Elliott Wave Financial Forecast and see a jaw-dropping extreme on one sentiment indicator. If history is any indicator, it screams opportunity for some investors and danger for others.
Updated: February 5, 2019Some 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"...
Updated: February 1, 2019The notion that "earnings drive stock prices" powers a lot of research on Wall Street. See a chart that torches this assumption.
Updated: February 1, 2019Did 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...
Updated: January 24, 2019Most 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.
Updated: January 22, 2019Financial 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.
Updated: January 17, 2019From 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.
Updated: January 14, 2019A 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.
Updated: January 11, 2019The 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.
Updated: January 4, 2019At 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.
Updated: January 2, 2019Is 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.
Updated: December 31, 2018Think 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?
Updated: December 28, 2018Between 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.
Updated: December 28, 2018Many 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.
Updated: December 27, 2018Two months before the Dow's October all-time high, we told subscribers about "one of the best investments." At the time, much of the investment world disagreed... until now.
Updated: December 13, 2018Many investors believe that it's a bullish sign when the market brushes off bad news. Yes, at the start of a new bull market, stock prices rise even as bad news lingers from the prior bear market. But there are other times in the market's cycle when acting on this belief can be damaging to your portfolio. Find out more...
Updated: December 11, 2018Many investors are surprised when the stock market changes trend. Yet, change has been the only constant throughout the market's history. Even the "big boys" on Wall Street get caught off-guard. Consider the stock market's 2018 jump in volatility...
Updated: December 6, 2018When most investors shun a particular asset class, that's usually the time to look upon it favorably. This particular financial asset had been kicked to the curb by big Wall Street players and Main Street investors alike. This chart provides a historic perspective...
Updated: November 28, 2018"Sell in May and go away." "Santa Claus rally." These are just two sayings that have to do with the stock market's seasonal tendencies. But, investors need to know more. Here are insights that EWI recently offered to subscribers...
Updated: November 23, 2018Go ahead and pull up a price chart of the big-board listed stock, United Technologies Corporation (UTX). Now, just by looking at it, can you tell where the next trade setup will be? Very few traders can -- these charts explain one way to do it.
Updated: November 21, 2018Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google (Alphabet) have been so adored by investors that this group of stocks was given its own acronym -- FAANG. But, on Nov. 19, all five of these names were in bear market territory. Here's why EWI's analysts were not surprised...
Updated: November 15, 2018Is the Dow headed for 50,000, 100,000, or even 1,000,000? Some stock market observers think so. Here's what EWI has observed about the timing of such bold market predictions ...
Updated: November 14, 2018Many investors might assume that corporate buybacks indicate the best times to buy a company's shares. History shows otherwise! Learn why corporate stock market timing is usually wrong.
Updated: November 13, 2018In mid-2018, Disney stock was mired in fundamental gridlock with no clear direction for prices. In his June 5 Trader's Classroom lesson editor Jeffrey Kennedy offered one reason why Disney was headed higher. From there, Disney took off in a powerful rally to 3-year highs. Find out what drove the bullish forecast.
Updated: November 8, 2018You might think that October's wild stock market ride would have left investors quaking in their boots. Not so. Indeed, most investors are unfazed. This chart provides insight into the investing public's sentiment.
Updated: November 6, 2018Many investors believe that "cash on the sidelines" is bullish for the stock market. But, as our Elliott Wave Financial Forecast has noted: "The market is in charge, not the cash." This chart proves the point...
Updated: November 1, 2018Two months before the 2007 stock market top, the Elliott Wave Financial Forecast said, "The record suggests that falling prices lie directly ahead for the U.S. market." The reference was to the "record" of one particular indicator. Learn about this indicator and why it's relevant to 2018... and beyond.
Updated: October 30, 2018The stock market often seems to defy logic. Consider that good news is often followed by plummeting prices, and bad news is often followed by rising prices. Here's how to make sense of it all...
Updated: October 29, 2018From U.S. real estate, to the euro vs. the dollar, to stocks in China and India -- as always, our Global Market Perspective gives you a thorough 30,000-ft overview of big global trends you must know about.
Updated: October 24, 2018The stock market's big jump in volatility in recent weeks caught many hedge fund managers and deep-pocketed speculators by surprise. But EWI subscribers were prepared. Learn why this chart played a big role in the preparation.
Updated: October 18, 2018The Oct. 15 U.S. Short Term Update said: "The financial press and most talking heads need to find some outside causality to 'explain' why a particular market move occurs." Learn why acting on analysis from "talking heads" can lead you astray.
Updated: October 12, 2018As U.S. stocks were getting crushed in a two-day rout on Oct. 10 & 11, many investors were scrambling to find their footing. EWI subscribers were ready for the markets’ “worst kickoff to a fourth quarter since… 2008.” Check out this S&P chart with real-time analysis from our Financial Forecast Service.
Updated: October 12, 2018Financial complacency is inevitably followed by its opposite. That's not an opinion. It's historical fact. With that in mind, global investors need to reflect on the message conveyed by these three financial measures.
Updated: October 11, 2018Why do major stock market reversals always take most investors by surprise, even though these changes have happened repeatedly throughout market history? Here's an insight that EWI hopes you will always remember.
Updated: October 4, 2018Classic chart patterns like the Head & Shoulders can work beautifully with Elliott wave analysis. See how two market experts – an analyst and a trader – have put their joint skills to the test in taking advantage of a recent bullish opportunity in Prudential (PRU).
Updated: October 3, 2018From what the success of the movie “Crazy Rich Asians” tells you about global social mood, to a 50-year Elliott wave-labeled chart of Hong Kong’s Hang Seng stock index, to an important technical development in the DAX charts, our October Global Market Perspective leaves few stones unturned – watch.
Updated: October 1, 2018Many people speculate in financial markets but only a relative few "make the grade." Learn what separates the wannabes from those who are "immensely rewarded for their skills."
Updated: September 28, 2018The best clue of what's next for the stock market is revealed by the market itself. In other words, the DJIA's chart -- by itself -- reveals a wealth of information. See for yourself in this chart.
Updated: September 18, 2018Many stock market observers believe that prices are random and unpredictable. You might think so, too. Yet, our experience proves that repetitive, predictable price patterns show up in market charts at all degrees of trend. See for yourself.
Updated: September 14, 2018"Buy the dip" became standard investment advice as far back as the 1980s bull market. The phrase continues to be used in 2018. See how "buying the dip" can turn into a nightmare.
Updated: September 10, 2018In just 24 hours on September 5-6, the world's largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, plunged 13%. Many experts blamed the fall on a report that Goldman Sachs was ditching its crypto-trading desk plans. Here's a different take -- ours.
Updated: September 4, 2018There's much more to knowing the trend than seeing whether stocks closed in positive or negative territory on any given day. It usually pays to "look under the hood" of the stock market a little deeper. Here's one of the more important factors to examine.
Updated: August 31, 2018Singapore is a wealthy, global financial center. Even so, consumer confidence in the city-state has taken big dips at times. Here's how to put these dips into a useful, investment-focused perspective.
Updated: August 30, 2018As 2018 began, gold stood at a 17-month high, with all fundamental signs pointing prices UP. Instead, the precious metal turned down in a relentless, 6-month-long losing streak. What happened, and what may come next --
Updated: August 28, 2018The August Elliott Wave Theorist says, "In recent months, the media have focused on news as causal to stock market movements." Here's an important insight that investors need to know.
Updated: August 20, 2018Many 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
Updated: August 16, 2018Have you ever wondered why market observers sometimes ignore "bad news" -- but, at other times, focus on it entirely? Here's the key insight that you need to know, as we focus on the sentiment surrounding Facebook.
Updated: August 16, 2018On August 15, crude oil prices plunged 3% to a two-month low. Many experts cited a shockingly bearish same-day inventory report as the catalyst. One look at these charts, though, and you'll see a very different side to the story.
Updated: August 13, 2018It would be easy to blame the Dow Jones Industrial Average's triple-digit Friday (Aug. 10) sell-off on an escalating financial crisis in Turkey and a very anti-Turkey same-day tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump. But "easy" isn't always right.
Updated: August 3, 2018See the June 2018 GMP forecast - and what happened since then - for yourself. The August chart speaks for itself. Don't miss it.
Updated: August 1, 2018The optimism that drives financial markets higher also drives the pursuit of luxury. This has been evident throughout financial history. Learn how this insight is relevant in 2018.
Updated: July 19, 2018At certain points in the trend, the stock market's countertrend moves can convince investors that the old trend has resumed. This may translate into investors missing opportunities or buying at the wrong times. Learn how history is tied to the current market environment.
Updated: July 16, 2018The Elliott wave model provides perspective on the market's general position and outlook. When sentiment measures are aligned with the Elliott wave analysis, an investor has the basis for a high-confidence forecast. See what EWI's subscribers saw around the time of the DJIA's peak.
Updated: July 10, 2018According to mainstream economic wisdom, earnings data is king to determining a financial market's price trend. But if that were true, then why did Regeneron Pharmaceuticals plunge 35% in late 2017 -- after one of its most positive earnings reports ever? The answer might surprise you.
Updated: June 20, 2018First AT&T-Time Warner. Now Disney and Comcast's battle over Fox. History says these mega-mergers send a signal about the stock market's trend. Discover what it is in this clip from an interview with EWI's Murray Gunn on WSVA radio.
Updated: June 19, 2018The patterns of investor psychology never change. For example, investors tend to go "all in" near tops. Learn how this applies to recent market history.
Updated: June 14, 2018It seems strange, but the stock market is an arena of human activity where the professionals usually fail when it counts the most -- at major turns. With that in mind, learn how the past is related to what's going on now.
Updated: June 7, 2018It happened just weeks before the historic October 2007 stock market top: Investors had "become utterly unconcerned with risk," as the September 2007 Elliott Wave Theorist remarked. With that in mind, this update on investor psychology should interest every market participant...
Updated: June 1, 2018As far as we know at EWI, bear markets have not been banned. And, unless history stops repeating itself, another one is inevitable. Yet, even after a nine-year upturn, some market observers continue to anticipate only temporary dips.
Updated: May 25, 2018Financial tops and indulgence go hand-in-hand. The same psychology drives them both. A review of the past provides us with clues about what today's extravagances might imply.
Updated: May 22, 2018Those who linearly extrapolate social and financial trends into the future are usually surprised when big changes occur. Now is the time to learn what EWI anticipates next for financial markets, the economy and society.
Updated: May 16, 2018EWI's analysts know the technical indicators which have proven their value over the years. One of these time-tested indicators is sending a warning that should be of interest to every investor .
Updated: May 14, 2018Huge business bets on the future often occur at landmark stock market tops. Here is why that is important to know right now.
Updated: May 1, 2018Dow Theory nailed the market declines of 2000 and 2007. Here's what you need to know about Dow Theory non-confirmations and big bear markets.
Updated: April 24, 2018Each Elliott wave has its own "personality." Learn about the market's recent characteristics, and what they suggest about the stock market's next big move.
Updated: April 19, 2018The prevailing wisdom on Wall Street is that corporate earnings drive stock prices. See a chart that tells the real story.
Updated: April 18, 2018Financial history often repeats. This group of investors nearly always "make their biggest commitments when major trends are about to reverse." See why this is relevant to stock market investors in 2018.
Updated: April 17, 2018Does the DJIA rise more often during times of war or peace? You might be surprised when you review these six charts.
Updated: April 6, 2018The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Elliott Wave Principle. The stock market's price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.
Updated: April 4, 2018Following its late September 2017 IPO debut, stock bulls were cuckoo for Roku, Inc. (ROKU). But a simple Elliott wave pattern suggested the initial "honeymoon period" may be short-lived. See what happened next.
Updated: April 3, 2018Fact: 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.
Updated: April 3, 2018You learn a lot by you observing and forecasting the markets 20+ years. Jeffrey Kennedy, our Trader's Classroom editor, tells you which part of the basic Elliott wave pattern offers you a high-probability of staying on the right side of the market. (And no, it's not the 3rd wave!)
Updated: March 26, 2018Most money managers measure success by whether they "beat a benchmark" like the S&P. Yet, data show that over 90% of them come up short. We'd like to share some thoughts on why it's a wrong goal to begin with.
Updated: March 21, 2018Vladimir Putin. Recep Erdogan. Abdel el-Sisi. And now Xi Jinping. What do the new authoritarians have in common? What does their rise to power say about the markets? EWI's Mark Galasiewski gives you the answers and puts the trend in perspective in this audio clip from the Josh Tolley Show.
Updated: March 20, 2018Uncertainty always reigns in financial markets. This prompts most investors to look to others for clues about what to do. Even the smartest speculators "join the crowd" -- often, at most inopportune moments. Learn why the Elliott wave model helps you navigate the seas of uncertainty.
Updated: March 20, 2018Financial decisions are tough, even for seasoned pros. EWI's Mark Galasiewski reveals how the Wave Principle equips you to confidently anticipate trends, in this audio clip from the Josh Tolley Show.
Updated: March 15, 2018Why do the majority of investors get caught off guard at major turns in the stock market? The answer is simple, and once you know it, you can avoid the financial danger that entraps so many.
Updated: March 8, 2018Alarming: This huge pension fund loses 5% of its assets in just 11 trading days. Is the worst yet to arrive? According to EWI's analysis, ALL investors need to learn how to get "financially safe."
Updated: March 6, 2018Many market observers believe that financial bubbles can "deflate" in an orderly way. But the stock market is not governed by cold reason. See these examples and learn about "the last great myth of every financial euphoria."
Updated: February 28, 2018The mainstream financial press analyzes every word of the Fed's discussions about interest rates. But the evidence shows that the U.S. central bank does not lead on rates. These two charts are revealing.
Updated: February 26, 2018On February 20, Walmart shares saw their largest single-day decline in 30 years. But here's why the company's Feb. 20 bearish report of slowing sales growth was not the main cause of the selloff.
Updated: February 22, 2018Many investors have brushed off the recent stock market volatility. But a special Elliott Wave Theorist Interim Report -- published after the market closed on Feb. 21-- shows you why continued market complacency can be a dangerous mindset.
Updated: February 20, 2018The Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle: Key to Market Behavior said of the Wave Principle: "At times, its accuracy in identifying, and even anticipating, changes in [market] direction is almost unbelievable." See how this turned out to be the case regarding the recent extreme stock market volatility.
Updated: February 16, 2018On February 7, our Trade's Classroom drew an "up" arrow on AMZN chart. But then, the market took a brief nosedive. Thanks to one critical tool in our arsenal, though, traders were prepared either way.
Updated: February 16, 2018If you think bonds are a "safe" alternative to stocks, think again. History shows that bonds can go through wild swings like stocks. Look at these two charts .
Updated: February 13, 2018Novice investors tend to buy and sell stocks at precisely the wrong times. But, even "corporate insiders" can badly mis-time the stock market. Just look at this chart.
Updated: February 8, 2018"Buy the dip!" That's what many investors are saying. But what if it's more than just a dip? Watch our new must-see video -- then, make up your own mind about the stock market's bullish or bearish prospects.
Updated: February 7, 2018In January 2018, Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: JUNO) soared nearly 90% to an all-time high. When asked why the stock surged, the mainstream analysts cite the Jan. 22 buyout of Juno by Celgene. But we'll show you a different side to the story.
Updated: February 6, 2018Financial commentators regularly try to connect the day's news with the stock market's action. It seems such a logical thing to do. But here's why investors who buy or sell based on the news might want to re-consider this approach.
Updated: January 26, 2018Global debt seems to be a subject that's far removed from most people's daily lives. But, the Great Recession revealed otherwise. Now, learn why another financial crisis may be just around the corner.
Updated: January 26, 2018In late December, IDEXX Laboratories stock (NASDAQ: IDXX) price soared. And on December 21 Trader's Classroom identified this ";go-to" price pattern for a high-confidence trade set-up... Learn what it was.
Updated: January 26, 2018From hydrogen bombs to ice hockey, discover how you can use the dramatic developments on the Korean Peninsula to understand trends in Asia's soaring stock markets.
Updated: January 26, 2018The cryptocurrency's trends continue to be fueled by investor psychology
Updated: January 25, 2018Think a booming economy is bullish for the stock market? Discover how you can bust this market myth in 60 seconds, using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.
Updated: January 24, 2018Is there a negative correlation between oil and stock prices? This chart puts a widely held assumption to the test.
Updated: January 22, 2018In late October, our senior analyst Jeffrey Kennedy spotted a popular technical formation on the price chart of Tesla Motors, Inc: a bearish head-and-shoulders pattern. And from there, the stock price plummeted. See what it looked like.
Updated: January 18, 2018Our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy says, "If you don't want to lose money, don't pick losing trades." Easier said than done! Now, Jeffrey explains what exactly constitutes a high-confidence trade set-up using the price chart of Halliburton (NYSE: HAL).
Updated: January 18, 2018Should an investor's goal be to "beat the market"? Here's how this investment strategy can severely hurt your portfolio.
Updated: January 16, 2018The recent slide in U.S. bond prices is being blamed on the news that China may stop buying U.S. Treasuries. A famous guru says a bond bear market is upon us. But 30-year U.S. T-bond prices topped in 2016, when China was still happy to buy U.S. debt. How come?
Updated: January 5, 2018Many times, traders will write off frustrating, sideways price action as a "lost cause." But with the right tools at your disposal, that kind of crawling movement can be a time of opportunity.
Updated: January 5, 2018Can the economy get any better than this? See the chart that previews an answer to that question as we enter 2018.
Updated: January 4, 2018When we first studied price charts of cryptocurrencies, we discovered a recognizable pattern. The crypto world now includes over 1000 currencies, each trying to become the next big thing. Of all of them, Ethereum has gotten the closest...
Updated: January 4, 2018The bedrock belief that earnings drive stock prices permeates Wall Street. The Q1 2018 earnings season is underway, and investors are watching. But have they bothered to investigate the evidence about earnings and stocks. We have.
Updated: December 29, 2017A mainstream financial publication just said "Now more than ever, it's time to diversify." Diversification is supposed to cushion your portfolio during periods of volatility. If one or more assets decline in value, one or more others will rise -- or so the reasoning goes. Learn why this can be a dangerous financial notion during this particular economic trend.
Updated: December 29, 2017On October 16, palladium prices soared above $1000 per ounce for the first time since 2001. Ten months earlier, our Metals Pro Service foresaw the metal "rising through 1000" -- see why.
Updated: December 28, 2017Today's investors are used to the idea that the developed markets lead the developing ones. This idea makes a lot of sense... until you look at evidence like this.
Updated: December 26, 2017"How to draw a trendline" is one of the first things people learn when they study technical analysis. Typically, they quickly move on to more advanced topics and too often discard this simplest of all technical tools.
Updated: December 22, 2017In early December, platinum prices were up against gale-force bearish fundamental winds. For many traders, the precious metal's trend was clearly down. And then the unexpected happened.
Updated: December 22, 2017This is MORE than two minutes of stock market history: See a chart happening in the present that's amazingly similar to our chart from the past.
Updated: December 21, 2017Every trader knows what it feels like to be on the wrong side of the market. But not every trader has a "life raft" to jump into when the proverbial "ship" goes down. This could be a "life raft" to consider.
Updated: December 14, 2017On May 16, our Trader's Classroom editor saw an extremely clear bullish Elliott wave pattern underway on the price chart of Plug Power Inc. and called for a BIG rally. See what happened next.
Updated: December 13, 2017In 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.
Updated: December 7, 2017How much price history does a stock need before you can make a high-confidence forecast? Well, in the case of Snapchat (SNAP), five trading days was enough for our Trader's Classroom editor to anticipate the tech IPO's 2017 crash.
Updated: December 6, 2017Hedge fund managers are reputed to be among the smartest of the smart on Wall Street. So, you might be surprised that they make the same critical mistake that most novice investors make. This chart helps to explain.
Updated: December 4, 2017Many people regard a house as an investment -- not just as a place to live. But, when a "consumption" item is treated like an "investment," a financially dangerous psychology develops. Learn what a recent study says about some of real estate's "investment advantages."
Updated: November 30, 2017The Elliott wave model reflects the repetitive patterns of crowd behavior. Government represents the ultimate crowd because they are usually the last to act on a trend. Learn how one government-run wealth fund is "doubling down."
Updated: November 30, 2017In 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.
Updated: November 29, 2017Has debt deflation taken down a huge multinational builder -- literally? See the share price and "breached" debt for yourself.
Updated: November 28, 2017In July, after O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) had plummeted 30%, the mainstream experts found the cause for the crash -- a "mild winter." But what about seeing the sell-off before it happened? Yes, there was a way.
Updated: November 28, 2017Shoppers have been getting into brawls for the sake of a bargain. It's all over the news this holiday season. At the same time, investors hate bargains in the stock market and love stocks when prices are high. What gives? Here's the explanation...
Updated: November 27, 2017In early 2005, it was next to impossible to escape the doom and gloom surrounding the U.S. dollar. The greenback was four years into a relentless bear market with no seeming end in sight. Until you looked at our Elliott wave labeled price chart of the U.S. dollar index – that is.
Updated: November 22, 2017Throughout each trading day, there's an awful lot of chatter in the financial press about what will drive the stock market's trend. In our experience, so-called "fundamental" market information is almost always one step behind the price action. Yet, even if you were isolated from financial news, you could still successfully forecast the market by only having access to this tool...
Updated: November 21, 2017Think the Fed's interest rates control the stock market? Watch as Matt Lampert shows you how to bust this market myth in 2 minutes, using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.
Updated: November 20, 2017The positive social mood that drives a bull market in stocks also drives art market prices. Just recently, this painting sold for a record-shattering $450 million. Learn how other record-high prices in the art world coincided with turns in the DJIA.
Updated: November 17, 2017See the charts that reveal this truth: "When an outlook is as good as it gets, it's time to think about a reversal."
Updated: November 15, 2017The "impulse to build" colossal skyscrapers invariably shows up at the END of economic booms: The question is, Why? Discover Bob Prechter's answer.
Updated: November 14, 2017History shows that in the world of finance, government regulators usually embrace a trend after it's been in force for years -- and usually when the trend is about to turn. With this in mind, learn why investors should be weary of what financial authorities are expressing now.
Updated: November 9, 2017What's up with Europe's wave of secession fever? See and hear an answer you can't get elsewhere...
Updated: November 9, 2017A group of investors with very deep pockets has been engaging in a long stretch of extraordinary stock buying. Here in November, even more buying has been announced. See a chart and learn what The Elliott Wave Theorist has to say about it.
Updated: November 6, 2017Many investors are tempted to buy any "dip" during a stock market uptrend. But this psychology has its perils. Here's what usually happens after a full market cycle has played out.
Updated: November 3, 2017Watch as our own Murray Gunn explains why you shouldn’t get too comfortable with the lack of volatility in the markets.
Updated: November 3, 2017Is there a way to navigate the near-term price trend in a hugely popular stock like Facebook -- without getting sucked into the maelstrom of news surrounding the company? Our answer: definitely. It's called technical analysis.
Updated: November 3, 2017A new survey reveals what millionaire investors are doing with their capital -- find out the details. Also learn about the unprecedented market action of mutual fund managers.
Updated: November 2, 2017A famous advertisement says, "diamonds are forever." However, financial up-trends are not. Learn about these signs of a dangerous financial optimism.
Updated: November 2, 2017A famous advertisement says, "diamonds are forever." However, financial up-trends are not. Learn about these signs of a dangerous financial optimism.
Updated: October 30, 2017In 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?
Updated: October 27, 2017Financial market manias are one thing. What about "manias" on behalf of truly horrible ideas? Why and when do they happen?
Updated: October 26, 2017Today, fears of a nuclear conflict are stronger than at any time since the jittery days of the Cold War. Yes, North Korea's nuclear testing is one reason... But there is more to this story.
Updated: October 23, 2017If there's ever been a time to resist the impulse to follow the investing crowd, now is that time. Large speculators are making a bet that's four times larger than what they made in January 2008. Take a look at this chart.
Updated: October 18, 2017Catalonia declares and then suspends its independence from Spain. Agence France-Presse reports seven other European regions are "demanding more autonomy or even independence." How did Europe get here? And what's next? As this excerpt from the just-published book Socionomic Causality in Politics shows, just ask the stock market.
Updated: October 17, 2017The words (and strategy) sound the safest at the end of every bull market...
Updated: October 16, 2017In 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.
Updated: October 13, 2017A group of stock market bears has just done an about-face. One of EWI's analysts describes the switch as "stunning." A chart helps to explain.
Updated: October 5, 2017Most investors commit to the trend at the wrong time: when it's about to turn. Have we arrived "there" in stocks?
Updated: October 5, 2017Back 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...
Updated: October 4, 2017The Federal Reserve announced last month that they would start to reduce their $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October, thereby starting the process we call Quantitative Tightening (QT)...
Updated: October 4, 2017Why do investors keep making the same mistakes -- i.e., buying at highs and selling at lows? The answer is that their psychology never changes. If you're an independent thinker, you can potentially benefit from this knowledge. Let's take a look at the U.S. Dollar Index.
Updated: October 2, 2017Many investors seek to mirror the trades of Warren Buffett. See how EWI analysts took the opposite side of a Buffet trade and how "Warren Buffett Versus the Wave Principle" has worked out so far.
Updated: October 2, 2017To adjust your portfolio after volatility begins dooms you to being too late. Waves of investor psychology on stock market charts give you better, early warnings.
Updated: September 28, 2017Think an expanding trade deficit is bearish for stocks? What about falling earnings? Watch as Matt Lampert shows you how to bust these market myths using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.
Updated: September 27, 2017The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast warned about this financially dangerous sign of " wild-eyed optimism" in June 2007, and the stock market went on to top some four months later. Now, in 2017, the same warning sign is appearing. Get the details you need to know.
Updated: September 27, 2017See the advantage you get when you forecast the markets by ONLY looking at price charts.
Updated: September 25, 2017You've probably seen the picture of the self-satisfied, rich man burning dollar bills to light a cigar. But, gold eating? The signs of excess are sending one clear message. Pay attention to this time-tested stock market indicator.
Updated: September 22, 2017Investment opportunities can be found around the globe. But you must know where to look. See how one of EWI's global analysts spotted an important juncture in an index that has since risen nearly 30%.
Updated: September 20, 2017The U.S. Dollar Index has been on a steady slide since its January high, and one foreign exchange strategist expects the downward trend to continue. But financial markets often move in the opposite direction from the prevailing sentiment. See how this knowledge can help you seize opportunities that most others miss.
Updated: September 20, 2017When you look at price chart of Amazon, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), what do you see? Well, according to the experts, you should see a healthy bull trend -- and, at the same time, a stock vulnerable to decline. Any questions? The good news is, we have the answers!
Updated: September 15, 2017Should investors base market decisions on fundamental or technical analysis? A study conducted by three finance professors remains relevant in 2017. The results may surprise you.
Updated: September 13, 2017Many 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.
Updated: September 13, 2017There's a big reason why most stock market participants miss the major turns. Two charts provide you with valuable insights so you can avoid making the same big mistake. There's rarely been a more important time to anticipate the DJIA's next trend change.
Updated: September 12, 2017Using the same market indicators everyone else uses can lead you to make the same mistakes everyone else makes. Here's a chart that proves the point -- you won't see this one elsewhere.
Updated: September 11, 2017In 1939, Edgar Lawrence Smith discussed the stock market's Decennial Pattern. It "has been remarkably useful." One of the aspects of the Decennial Pattern relates directly to 2017. Get the details.
Updated: September 8, 2017In 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.
Updated: September 6, 2017In 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.
Updated: September 6, 2017For every $1 they hold in a money market, investors today hold $4.75 in equity funds. See for yourself if that's as crazy as it sounds.
Updated: September 6, 2017Historically, financially themed Hollywood productions have often coincided with trend changes in the DJIA. Now, a motion picture that is based on one of the biggest financial bubbles of all time has just opened at theaters. The movie tells a "financial story that's fascinating ... ."
Updated: September 1, 2017EWI first discussed Bitcoin when the currency traded for pennies. The Bitcoin craze has since dwarfed that of Holland's Tulip Mania. Prepare now for some major "crypto-drama."
Updated: August 30, 2017When sentiment toward a financial market grows one-sided, it's time to anticipate a trend change. See how EWI anticipated an upturn in silver prices when most traders were decidedly bearish. Take a look at these two charts ...
Updated: August 30, 2017Investor sentiment pursues the "hot opportunity." But history shows it's better to use sentiment as a contrary indicator.
Updated: August 23, 2017Very few know what the back-offices of brokerage firms know: the real story of how brokerage clients make out in financial markets. The CEO of a brokerage firm once confided in us. Here is what we were told ...
Updated: August 23, 2017See 11 charts from ONE page of Robert Prechter's Elliott Wave Theorist.
Updated: August 14, 2017Does the DJIA rise more often during times of war or peace? You might be surprised when you review these six charts.
Updated: August 10, 2017The big flare-up of tensions between the U.S. and North Korea has dominated the news. And some financial observers are saying this is why gold's price has been rising. Yet, see how "seller exhaustion and a trend reversal" was indicated a month ago, suggesting a gold rally ahead.
Updated: August 4, 2017Many investors are just as committed to the stock market as they were at the January 2000 top. The same patterns of investor psychology appear to repeat themselves. Take a look at these two charts.
Updated: August 2, 2017A burst of technological innovations and rip-roaring bull markets tend to go hand-in-hand. Find out about one particular concept that "has a long history that lines up well with key junctures in stock prices."
Updated: July 25, 2017Over 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.
Updated: July 24, 2017The evidence shows that when corporate executives initiate buyback programs of shares, the decisions are usually not born from rational analysis. The share price performance of corporations which invested in their own shares might surprise you.
Updated: July 19, 2017A housing market measure that just surged to the highest level ever may also be a warning to home buyers. We saw a similar development 10 years ago, when the worst part of the housing market implosion was still ahead.
Updated: July 17, 2017Gold and silver are widely considered classic inflation hedges. But conventional wisdom often does not square with reality. Market observers tend to see what fits with their paradigm. This will change yours.
Updated: July 14, 2017Stock market action in recent weeks suggests that the enthusiasm for the technology sector is simmering down. More than that, outright animosity is being directed toward some of technology's biggest names. Here's what we see down the road.
Updated: July 13, 2017Grabbing the headlines today is the Bank of Canada's first interest rate hike in seven years. Speculation amongst conventional economists has now turned to whether they will continue to hike rates. We have a simple answer to that question: watch the market.
Updated: July 12, 2017There seems to be an exchange-traded fund for almost every investment niche. But, beware: some may not perform like you expect. Our Elliott Wave Financial Forecast offers a cautionary example.
Updated: July 7, 2017Global market charts you won't see elsewhere show "What" -- and What Not -- to Fear.
Updated: July 5, 2017Even during a national economic expansion, many U.S. municipalities are financially troubled. "Two out of every three states took in less tax revenue than expected this year." This chart of muni bond yield spreads will make you wonder about the future.
Updated: June 30, 2017Stock picking is losing favor. On the other hand, passive investing is growing in popularity. This fits with the stock market's Elliott wave pattern. The mania is not over, but the end might be closer than many investors realize.
Updated: June 30, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," Michael Madden, who forecasts cross rates for our Currency Pro Service, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: June 26, 2017The patterns of investor psychology are the same the world over, and have repeated throughout financial history. Let's look at stocks in the U.S. and Japan, then and now, and see if we can find similarities.
Updated: June 19, 2017Sir Isaac Newton famously said that "for every action, there is an equal and opposite re-action." But does this "law of motion" apply to finance? Many investors believe so, but the evidence shows that economic news does not affect the stock market.
Updated: June 15, 2017On 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.
Updated: June 14, 2017June 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.
Updated: June 9, 2017Mainstream financial wisdom tells you that negative news events and economic data cause stock prices to fall. But if that were true, then 2016 should've seen Brazil's stock market crash. Instead, it soared to a five-year high. There's only one explanation that makes sense.
Updated: June 7, 2017In 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!
Updated: June 7, 2017In investing, one rule of thumb tells you that the higher the return, the higher the risk. Today, one high-yield debt instrument that was at the forefront of the 2007-2009 financial crisis has reached a new, dangerous milestone. We're sounding the alarm -- again.
Updated: June 6, 2017See 3 global market charts that answer the question, Has Investor "Courage" Gone "Crazy"?
Updated: June 5, 2017True or False: If the eurozone government and IMF start withholding their bailout payments to Greece, then Greek shares will fall. If you answered true, then this story is a must-read!
Updated: June 1, 2017Learn about 3 practical benefits of trading with the Elliott Wave Principle.
Updated: May 31, 2017The demand for luxury tends to increase as a financial mania matures. One of the latest extravagant items weighs 33 pounds and is made of solid gold. Financial trend changes usually occur when they're least expected. Are you prepared?
Updated: May 30, 2017In 2016, the prevailing sentiment toward China's economy was negative. Yet, if investors had avoided China's internet sector, they would have missed a significant advance. The whole episode teaches a valuable lesson.
Updated: May 26, 2017"The writing appears to be on the wall" for public pension plans -- and $3.6 trillion is on the line. Managers have been "embracing riskier assets and sweeping underfunded liabilities under the rug." Now, here's an update.
Updated: May 25, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," Pete Kendall, the co-editor of The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: May 25, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," Pete Kendall, the co-editor of The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: May 25, 2017Learn how the Wave Principle helps you trade with the trend, which waves offer trade setups and how to "keep it simple" when using the Wave Principle.
Updated: May 19, 2017How could the attempted military coup in Turkey in July 2016 have possibly been a bullish sign for Turkish stocks? Get our insights -- and see two charts that show the price story.
Updated: May 18, 2017At the start of 2017, a widely expected "Trump Bump" was supposed to keep the U.S. dollar on solid, bullish ground. But instead, the currency reversed from a 14-year high to the 6-month low we see today. Find out why!
Updated: May 17, 2017Maxwell Edison may have majored in medicine, as the Beatles sang, but many of the "brainiacs" on Wall Street are hedge fund managers. Even so, their performance record at key market turns often leaves a lot to be desired. See this eye-opening bond market chart.
Updated: May 15, 2017A chief investment officer just told USA Today, "Listening to the 6 o'clock news gets investors off track." Find out why he made that statement. Plus, see what a "news-driven" and rational-reaction graph of stock prices would look like. (Hint: It's nothing you'd ever see in real life.)
Updated: May 5, 2017There's a sizeable gap between investor expectations and historical market returns. Chalk it up to ramped-up optimism and what psychologists call "information avoidance." Two surveys and one chart are revealing.
Updated: May 4, 2017Toronto is the 4th largest city in North America and anchors a greater metropolitan region of nine million -- more than a quarter of Canada's entire population. A city this size is an ideal candidate to preview real estate trends in Canada and in the United States...
Updated: May 1, 2017NYSE margin debt levels reached records in the milestone market years of 2000 and 2007. But wait until you see what that level is now. Plus, find out how hedge funds are making matters even more precarious.
Updated: April 28, 2017Cash is the one asset that is almost sure to rise in value during a deflationary period. Yet, the "war on cash" has been escalating. Here's why you should start storing away plenty of cash.
Updated: April 26, 2017If investors would only review the historical data, they would discover the sobering truth about news and the stock market. Do you believe a presidential assassination or a major terrorist attack would affect the market's trend? Find out what really happened.
Updated: April 24, 2017On April 24, Germany's DAX Index soared to a new, all-time high. Mainstream pundits say the April 23 outcome of the French Presidential Election lit the market's bullish fire. Here's our take on the rally.
Updated: April 17, 2017Even professionals have a hard time beating the market. But a study of 2600 stock recommendations by market technicians vs. fundamentalists came to this "striking conclusion."
Updated: April 11, 2017In 2007, the KBW Bank index turned down months ahead of the DJIA. In 2017, optimistic expectations are again running high for the financial sector. Ironically, history shows that investors should be the most worried when financial fear is absent. Let's review today's position of the "fear index" VIX and KBW Bank Index.
Updated: April 10, 2017An April 5 Bloomberg headline reads: "Rupee Rally Nobody Saw Coming Sees Strategists Play Catch Up." Yet, at least one analyst did. These two charts tell the story -- see them for yourself.
Updated: April 5, 2017The next 48 hours are critical, say the experts. Nothing is as important for determining the Chinese yuan’s long-term trend as the April 6 meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Or, is it?
Updated: April 4, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," Wayne Gorman, the head of our educational resources, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: April 4, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," Wayne Gorman, the head of our educational resources, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: April 3, 2017Would you invest in a fund with a guaranteed three-year average annual rate of return of 50%? The answer "yes" seems to be obvious. But let's take a closer look.
Updated: March 23, 2017Two trader groups habitually on opposite sides of the market are at it again: See what past extremes say to the present trend.
Updated: March 17, 2017The Fed just announced a 0.25% hike of its benchmark rate -- the second such move in the past three months. A long-held Wall Street belief is that higher rates mean a downturn in stock market prices. Let's put that belief to a test.
Updated: March 7, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," two of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: March 7, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," two of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: March 7, 2017The financial media regularly rationalizes fluctuations in the markets by attributing them to various news and events. "A causes B." We take a different view.
Updated: March 1, 2017Yes, you can maintain your financial objectivity when others are losing it. For example, when fear was running rampant during the 2008 bear market, one Asian-Pacific analyst made a historic forecast for a huge rally. Here's how he did it. ...
Updated: February 22, 2017Wayne Gorman, the head of our Educational Resources department, explains how Elliott waves help you get "ahead of the game."
Updated: February 7, 2017News flash: The 2016 U.S. trade deficit was the largest since 2012, fueling President Trump’s fire to narrow the nation’s gap and bolster the economy. But this research shows historical evidence that suggests this approach could seriously backfire.
Updated: January 31, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," three of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: January 25, 2017By 2012’s end, Japan’s stock market seemed to be locked in a bearish fundamentally-sound death-spiral with nowhere to go but down. And yet, prices embarked on a spectacular four-year long bull run to their highest level in 18 years. What gives?
Updated: January 24, 2017Why focus on expectations of inflation? Because, those expectations are detached from reality. The inflated fear of inflation is a contrary signal. Investors are betting on the wrong 'Flation.
Updated: January 20, 2017Residential real estate prices in major global cities rebounded sharply during the current bull market, especially at the high-end. Now, real estate developers grapple with price deflation. At least one real estate indicator is flashing a bigger warning than it did in 2007.
Updated: January 18, 2017Our Senior Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy tells you about the four key principles that'll help improve your Elliott wave skills.
Updated: January 17, 2017If you count on standard credit rating agencies for timely warnings, you might find yourself "behind the 8-ball." Time and again, downgrades have occurred after the damage has already been done. Now is the time to protect your portfolio.
Updated: January 11, 2017Bond market commentators are saying that President-elect Donald Trump's proposed programs are swaying the bond market. But a close examination reveals otherwise. We posit that there's a "wrong way" and a "right way" to analyze financial markets. Here's what we mean.
Updated: January 10, 2017Why have an ever-greater number of U.S. investors entrusted their money, not to experts, but to the assumption that the stock market itself can just take care of their investment?
Updated: January 9, 2017Most investors extrapolate financial trends into the future. So, they are usually unprepared when the trend changes. Making matters worse, they also usually miss significant countertrend moves. Let's take a look at the bond market.
Updated: December 29, 2016The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. The stock market's price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.
Updated: September 23, 2016Recognizable patterns unfold in the financial markets. Using Elliott waves, you can learn to identify these patterns and use them to anticipate where prices will go next. Get started with a basic understanding of the Wave Principle.
Updated: August 12, 2016Each Elliott wave pattern has its own common Fibonacci relationships between waves. You can use them to set your price targets and determine where the trend should reverse.
Updated: July 26, 2016Every new earnings season analysts discuss their impact on the broad stock market. Yet, the idea of earnings driving the broad trend is a GIANT myth -- and this chart proves it.
Updated: July 14, 2016The facts and evidence are clear: When emotions run high, Elliott waves are at their best. Case in point: Crude oil from 2014 to today. See Prechter's mind-boggling chart and forecast for yourself.
Updated: June 17, 2016In part two of this essay, our Currency Pro Service editor, Jim Martens, explains how to think of the Elliott Wave Principle as your road map to the market -- and your investment idea as a trip.
Updated: June 10, 2016Watch a lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom in which he teaches you the basics of the triangle, a sideways correction, and shows an example in the chart of Pfizer, Inc. (PFE).
Updated: May 24, 2016Watch a lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom. He'll teach you about the basics of the zigzag.
Updated: May 20, 2016On May 3, the EURUSD turned down (i.e. falling euro, rising U.S. dollar) in a powerful reversal to two-month lows on May 20. Turns out, the euro's sell-off was not in the popular, Fed-led script handed out by mainstream analysts. It was, however, in the Elliott wave one.
Updated: May 18, 2016Our Senior Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy explains the importance of knowing the right questions to ask when looking at the market as an analyst vs. a trader.
Updated: May 4, 2016Seasoned instructor Jeffrey Kennedy has been teaching the Elliott Wave Principle for more than a decade. Watch his simple tips to help you get started with Elliott waves.
Updated: May 3, 2016Watch a lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom. He'll teach you about the basics of the ending diagonal.
Updated: April 28, 2016Watch a lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom. He'll teach you about the basics of the impulse wave.
Updated: March 23, 2016In 1934, Ralph Nelson Elliott discovered that social, or crowd, behavior trends and reverses in recognizable patterns. From this discovery, he developed a rational system of market analysis called the Wave Principle. Here's a quick introduction to the Elliott Wave Principle.
Updated: March 16, 2016Using Fibonacci calculations helps you identify high-probability price targets and trade setups. In this new interview with our Senior Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy, you'll learn how Fibonacci pairs perfectly with Elliott wave analysis. Watch now.
Updated: March 15, 2016The Wave Principle is the only technical analysis tool that lets you know exactly where you're wrong. Our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy explains this important benefit of Elliott wave analysis -- watch.
Updated: March 12, 2016University of Delaware professor and 2016 Social Mood Conference speaker Nerissa Brown explains how her research on herding overlaps with the study of social mood.
Updated: March 9, 2016Wondering "What did I do wrong?" Discover if you're making one of these common mistakes.
Updated: February 2, 2016In this 4-minute video clip, from Robert Prechter's brand-new video presentation, Prechter offers a whole new perspective on financial causality -- a perspective that allows you to anticipate, understand and act on developing financial trends that nearly all other investors and social forecasters fail to see coming.
Updated: February 1, 2016How could anyone have foreseen 10-15 years ago that marijuana would become the fuel for a legitimate and legal cannabis capitalism movement in the United States? Answer: Socionomics
Updated: December 28, 2015How do you distinguish between a "good" Elliott wave count and a "bad" wave count? Watch this new video lesson on how to develop good wave counting skills from our Trader's Classroom.
Updated: December 10, 2015In this 3-minute video, our Senior Currency Strategist Jim Martens shows you several Elliott wave patterns that offer high-confidence trading opportunities.
Updated: December 8, 2015The market-forecasting method I employ every day has been around since the 1930s. Yet, it works as well as, if not better than, any new-fangled, expensive, computerized technical analysis package I've seen. My method is a form of technical analysis based on...
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?
Updated: October 29, 2015The evidence is clear. The stock market leads the economy contrary to popular belief. Episode 2 of the Elliott Wave Pillars series walks you through the overwhelming evidence that proves this point without a doubt.
Updated: October 29, 2015The Golden Ratio is found everywhere, from nature to human behavior to financial markets. Episode 3 of the Elliott Wave Pillars Series explains this amazing natural phenomenon in greater detail.
Updated: October 29, 2015Are financial markets patterned? Episode one of the Elliott Wave Pillars Series shows you a theory that proves they are.
Updated: October 29, 2015The Elliott Wave Pillars Series walks you through why we view the markets and social action the way we do. You'll see compelling evidence that will help change how you view the markets.
Updated: October 14, 2015Elliott waves don't merely reflect prices plotted over time. Each wave has its own "personality." Watch this video to learn more about the psychology behind the waves -- and how it affects your investment decisions.
Updated: July 15, 2015Learning how to apply Elliott wave analysis in your own investing or trading? Hear these tips from a Wall Street veteran who's been personally using Elliott waves since the 1980s.
Updated: June 10, 2015Watch this video of Robert Prechter explaining social mood from an outside observer's point of view.
FAQ: Sometimes on your charts there is overlap between waves one and four within wave 5. Doesn't that break a rule?
Updated: March 29, 2015Subscribers often write in saying that, "Sometimes on your charts there is overlap between waves one and four within wave 5. Doesn't that break a rule?" This excerpt from Elliott Wave Principle -- Key to Market Behavior answers that question.
FAQ: Is it possible that today's widespread computerized trading including HFT might cause the market to stray from the Wave Principle?
Updated: March 29, 2015We often get asked about computerized trading "causing the market to stray from the Wave Principle." EWI founder Robert Prechter asked that very question in this excerpt from Prechter's Perspective.
Updated: March 28, 2015Fibonacci provides the mathematical basis for the Wave Principle. This lesson, adapted from our How You Can Identify Turning Points Using Fibonacci eBook, shows you how to calculate the retracement that corrective waves make.
Updated: March 18, 2015Here's a close look at the popular -- yet deeply flawed -- "random walk" theory, a popular view of market behavior held by many investors. We offer a carefully thought-out solution of our own... see if you agree.
Updated: September 11, 2014"If you knew earnings would rise for next 6 quarters, would you buy stocks?" Yes, it's a trick question.
Updated: September 8, 2014Most investors believe that higher interest rates are bearish. These four charts show you the truth.
Updated:Listen to the latest episode to learn how to use sentiment to identify market extremes -- case in point: gold. You'll also learn the real reason stocks just turned volatile.
Updated:<p>Nothing in the stock market is ever permanent -- even the recent complacency... For the third time this year, gold prices are trying to break out. Will the latest rally attempt succeed?... In bear markets, it's about the "return OF your money" instead of the "return ON your money."</p>
Updated:Today's episode starts by looking at with active vs. passive investing, we then dig deeper into the housing market and conclude with how the Wave Principle helped anticipate a recent move in the Yuan.
Updated: January 1, 0001Shares of Facebook (FB) tumbled 21% recently; are there more "air pockets" to come? In this August Global Market Perspective preview, EWI's Jordan Kotick touches on this and other trend-driving topics.