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Look What's Fueling the ETF Boom -- and Why It's So Dangerous

Updated: September 27, 2017

The 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.

Top 3 Technical Tools Part 1: Japanese Candlesticks

Updated: August 2, 2017

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

3 charts, 3 forecasts, in 7 fast minutes

Updated: July 24, 2017

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

Simple Yet Powerful Trading Tools

Updated: July 19, 2017

In this new interview, Jeffrey Kennedy gives a trading lesson on how to utilize trendlines, trend channels and price gaps in conjunction with your Elliott wave analysis.

Will FANG Take the First Big Bite Out of the Bull?

Updated: July 14, 2017

Stock 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.

The ETF Craze: Beware of These Potential Perils

Updated: July 12, 2017

There 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.

Gold: This Will Make You Appreciate Momentum Indicators

Updated: July 10, 2017

Our Senior Metals Analyst tells you about the importance of the market's price momentum and explains what momentum is saying about the trend in gold.

Oil's Bear Market: The Sell-off You Could Have Seen Coming

Updated: June 28, 2017

Watch this new interview with Steve Craig, the editor of our Energy Pro Service and contributor to the monthly Global Market Perspective, to find out what could have helped you anticipate the decline.

Crude, Natural Gas & More: What to Watch Across Energy Markets

Updated: June 14, 2017

Get our latest take on what he expects for the products, crude and natural gas in the months ahead.

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!

New Signs That the Glorious Era of ETFs is on Shaky Ground

Updated: May 8, 2017

There's an exchange-traded fund for almost every investment niche. Our analysts view the proliferation of ETFs as part of the entire derivatives boom. Here's how we believe ETFs will go down in history.

Marijuana ETF Confirms a Long Standing Socionomic Forecast

Updated: April 20, 2017

Years ago, EWI predicted that marijuana would eventually be legalized. Today, that prediction is a reality in some U.S. states. Find out about a new marijuana-themed ETF.

Have You Taken These 4 Simple Steps to Improve Your Trading?

Updated: April 19, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy is a 20-plus year Elliott wave market veteran. In this new interview, he walks you through his 4-step process of how to find high-confidence, low-risk trade setups.

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.

Crude Oil: A Better Way to Explain the Sharp Dip

Updated: April 6, 2017

Crude oil prices fell sharply on April 5. Analysts blamed the dip on a surprise jump in U.S. crude inventories. But take a look at this chart before you accept that explanation.

GBPUSD: Imagine It's Early 2016

Updated: April 6, 2017

Imagine it's early 2016. Brexit hasn't yet happened. No one thinks it will. The British pound is trading near 1.45. You put your best Elliott wave count on a monthly GBPUSD chart -- and see this incredibly bearish picture emerge...

Crude Oil Prices: A 7% Rally in 3 Days

Updated: March 31, 2017

Supply and demand factors do influence crude oil prices -- as with any physical commodity, for that matter. However, crude oil futures are also a financial market. Here's what that implies.

ETFs: Currency Risks You Should Know About

Updated: March 30, 2017

Chris Carolan shows you how disregarding currency risk can dramatically impact returns.

Gold & Silver: Why It’s Unusual to See Different Price Patterns

Updated: March 24, 2017

Why it's unusual for gold and silver to have different patterns -- as they've shown lately -- and what that means for the price trends going forward.

Trading with Elliott Waves Doesn't Have to Be Complicated

Updated: March 21, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy explains why the Wave Principle is such a reliable and powerful way to forecast the financial markets.

EWAVES 2.0 - Part 2: Faster Forecasts for 70+ Markets (and Counting)

Updated: March 16, 2017

In part two of this new interview with Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, he talks about why he and his team are excited about the new release of EWAVES, version 2.0 beta.

EWAVES 2.0 - Part 1: Faster Forecasts for 70+ Markets (and Counting)

Updated: March 15, 2017

Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, explains how EWAVES is different from other Elliott wave programs.

Crude Oil: "Classic Behavior," Explosive Results

Updated: March 2, 2017

Watch this new interview with Steve Craig, the editor of our Energy Pro Service, and see why the recent choppy, sideways moves in crude oil are "classic behavior" that should lead to an explosive outcome.

Silver Prices: "Smoking Gun" May Not Be What Some Think

Updated: February 28, 2017

In December, a "smoking gun" of price manipulation was allegedly uncovered in the silver market. A month later, our analysis showed a different "smoking gun" on silver's price chart: a bullish Elliott wave pattern. (Result: On February 28, silver touched a 3-month high.) See two charts that tell the story.

Natural Gas Bulls: Don't Blame Old Man Winter for Crashing Prices

Updated: February 22, 2017

Since soaring to a two-year high in late December, natural gas prices have sweated 35% in value. According to the experts, a record warm winter is to blame for the meltdown. See our charts and decide for yourself.

Commodity Investors: The Line Between Opportunity & Regret

Updated: February 16, 2017

Since last August, cocoa prices have been in a “meltdown” (CNBC). But imagine having a clear “line” in the sand which, if crossed, would signal such a sell-off -- before it occurred. Well, you don’t have to imagine.

MACD: Learn to Recognize Trade Setups

Updated: January 27, 2017

Just as there are patterns in price, there are also patterns in momentum indicators. In this 10-minute lesson from our popular trader-education service, Trader's Classroom, you'll learn key patterns in moving average convergence divergence (MACD).

Elliott Waves & Artificial Intelligence: Ready for Launch

Updated: January 26, 2017

The timeline on this chart involves time travel -- we go back to the decade from 1932 thru 1942. But, this is NOT your great-grandfather's market. After years of research, testing & retesting & debugging, EWAVES 2.0 beta is the artificial intelligence system that does Elliott wave analysis. This chart showcases what EWAVES can do.

How to Easily ID Support and Resistance on Your Charts

Updated: January 23, 2017

There are many different ways to identify support and resistance on your charts. In this 6-minute lesson, the editor of our Trader's Classroom education service, Jeffrey Kennedy, shows you one of the easiest and most effective methods (example: Bank of America, NYSE: BAC).

Practice, Practice, Practice Makes Perfect Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: January 18, 2017

Our Senior Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy tells you about the four key principles that'll help improve your Elliott wave skills.

Europe's ETFs: The Real Reason for the Late 2016 Rally

Updated: January 12, 2017

In early December, two popular European exchange-traded funds, France's EWQ and Germany's EWG, had one thing in common: a bullish Elliott wave pattern called "ending diagonal" on their price charts. This is what happened next.

Crude Oil: Ready to Slide?

Updated: January 12, 2017

This chart offers proven sentiment data on traders -- and it lines up with our Elliott wave labels.

New Year, New Way to Find Solid Trade Set-Ups

Updated: January 9, 2017

At the start of July 2016, cocoa prices were orbiting multi-year highs. And, according to mainstream fundamental analysis, the commodity’s uptrend was in the bag. So, why did cocoa prices then reverse in a gut-wrenching decline to three-year lows? The answer might surprise you

Test Your Knowledge: Find the Clear Wave Pattern on this Chart

Updated: January 5, 2017

Do you see a pattern you recognize in this chart of Reynolds American (RAI)? Using a chart from one of his popular educational videos, our senior trading instructor shows you how to properly label a common Elliott wave pattern.

Expect the "Backlash Against Bankers" to Intensify

Updated: December 21, 2016

The financial sector has been part of the so-called Trump Bump. A well-known hedge fund manager sees a golden age for banks. Our view is radically different. We expect that the most aggressive exploiters of the long bull market will face harsh future consequences.

EURUSD at 14-Year Lows: Don’t Blame the Fed

Updated: December 19, 2016

Last week the euro fell hard. The reason was plain to everyone: the Fed's decision to hike interest rates. But can you imagine another post-rate-hike argument -- this one, against the dollar? It might go something like this...

Crude Volatility

Updated: December 12, 2016

Our Chief Energy Analyst weighs in on recent volatility in the energy complex and offers you a preview of what he's looking for in 2017.

British Pound: 2 Years of History in 1 Chart

Updated: December 9, 2016

2016 was the year of political surprises. First was the shocking Brexit vote in June. Then, the surprise Donald Trump victory in November. Both moments saw a lot of volatility in the financial markets. Yet, while it’s tempting to say “of course” and blame volatility on the news, the reality is not so black-and-white. Case in point: the British pound.

How to Get a Firm Handle on Gold's Ups and Downs

Updated: December 8, 2016

Bearish hedge fund managers were woefully caught off guard in December 2015 when gold launched a 31% rally into July of this year. By contrast, we told subscribers that a sharp rally was imminent right at the low. Now, gold's price appears to face another key juncture.

When Does a Forecast Become a Trade?

Updated: December 7, 2016

Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of our popular Trader's Classroom educational service, weighs in on how you know when it's time to enter a trade.

Crude Oil Prices: "Random"? Hardly.

Updated: December 2, 2016

This week's shocking spike in crude oil prices is +12% and counting. Media stories blame one culprit: the November 30 OPEC agreement to cut production. The weeks leading up to the meeting were filled with anticipation and emotion. Oil prices went all over the place -- down 4% one day, 3% the next. Yet, those fluctuations weren't random.

Asian-Pacific Stocks: What's Hot, What's Not

Updated: December 1, 2016

Mark Galasiewski, the editor of our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast and contributor to our Global Market Perspective, reveals what markets you should keep your eye on heading into the new year.

U.S. Dollar’s Surge Against EUR and JPY: Don’t Hang Your Hat on It

Updated: November 23, 2016

Often during Thanksgiving week, markets quiet down. Not so this year. The Dow made a new all-time high on Wednesday -- and in forex, the euro slid to a new post-election low. Let’s talk about that.

Moving Averages Can Identify a Trade

Updated: November 22, 2016

If you trade with Elliott, you may use supporting indicators in your analysis of the markets. Here's a brief lesson that shows you three ways that moving averages can help you determine the market trend.

Silver Sentiment Looks Golden

Updated: November 22, 2016

Bullish sentiment among silver traders recently fell to 8 percent, the lowest reading since mid-2015. So, sentiment is in the right place for the next big leg in the price pattern.

324-Day Cycle Points to Spike in Gold Volatility

Updated: November 10, 2016

In the past month, gold saw a big spike in volatility. Commentators pointed to the U.S. presidential election as the cause. But Elliott wave analysts made a forecast for volatility in gold when the CBOE Gold ETF VIX index had been trending lower, and made no mention of the election. Here's what we saw.

MSCI Emerging Markets Reemerge from the Ashes

Updated: November 7, 2016

At the start of 2016, the mainstream outlook for emerging markets was "ugly," "scary," and "tough." And yet, the sector spent the first 10 months of the year soaring to one-year highs. The reason why that happened might surprise you.

British Pound Rally: Why Brexit News is Just a Smokescreen

Updated: November 4, 2016

Why would the British pound rise on the news that Brexit needs approval from the British parliament? Well, you could argue that the markets, unsure of Brexit's ultimate economic impact, showed their approval for a delay in the process. Yet, here is another explanation...

Coffee Prices Have Soared Since June. Here's Why

Updated: November 4, 2016

When it comes to staying ahead of major price turns in commodity markets, many investors stay tuned to various "channels" which keep them abreast of weather, political, or economic events that may affect a market's future trend. But, as the 2016 rally in coffee prices shows us, there's only one true "channel" to watch!

Volatility Spikes in Energy Markets: Here’s What’s Going On

Updated: November 2, 2016

In this new interview recorded on November 1, our Chief Energy Analyst Steve Craig talks about the recent volatility across the energy markets.

Gold Prices, Rate Hikes and the Placebo Effect

Updated: November 1, 2016

On October 28, gold prices took off to the upside in a powerful surge, despite ongoing expectations of a rate hike by the Fed. Turns out, mainstream analysis of the yellow metal is pressing all the wrong buttons. 

Debt Man’s Curve: This Is Where the Money Goes When Asset Values Fall

Updated: November 1, 2016

Yes the presidential election is crazy -- but no more crazy or unprecedented than the market behavior regarding Sovereign Debt...

Here's What Makes Elliott Waves a Useful Forex Tool

Updated: October 31, 2016

What gives Elliott waves the ability to warn you about trend changes before the news? The answer begins with a conversation about what the markets’ true driver is. 

How the "Peak Oil" Story Crashed with its Price

Updated: October 31, 2016

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. Today, almost no one talks about "Peak Oil."

Natural Gas Prices: Into and Out of the "Target Zone"

Updated: October 25, 2016

See for yourself how natural gas prices did indeed move into the target zone, peak within that range, and have turned south - the price decline has been about 14 percent.

Here's Why Investors Should Ignore Earnings Season

Updated: October 24, 2016

The bedrock belief that earnings drive stock prices permeates Wall Street. About a third of S&P companies report this week, and investors are watching. But have they bothered to investigate the evidence about earnings and stocks? We have.

EURUSD: Why the Decline to a 7-month Low Won't Last

Updated: October 21, 2016

Today, EURUSD fell to a low not seen since March. From an Elliott wave perspective, the reasons are plenty. We’ve explained them in a recent article; the latest slide fits well into EURUSD’s big picture. More importantly, Elliott waves are already peeking around the next corner.

What If Donald Trump Were the Incumbent in the 2016 Race?

Updated: October 20, 2016

Yes, this is a thought experiment. But it draws on 250-plus years of American history -- namely the stock market from 1760 to 2012.

See What Treasury Bonds Did AFTER "Five Up" Had Finished

Updated: October 18, 2016

See it for yourself: A major reversal in Treasury Bonds, as forecast. Prices then went lower in the 3-plus months since. And, the pattern now is as clear as it was then...

Stocks and Complacency: An Explosive Combination

Updated: October 18, 2016

Except for a couple of turbulent days in early September, this fall season has so far been as uneventful for the markets as this past summer was. But that's likely to change.

A Fascinating Link Between Bull Markets and Invention

Updated: October 17, 2016

Stock market price trends tell you much more than if portfolios are gaining or losing value. They give you a good idea of what to expect in society at large. For example, stocks lead the economy. Stocks lead movie productions. Stocks even lead inventors to invent.

Our Top Metals Analyst Pins Down the Latest Big Move in Platinum

Updated: October 13, 2016

On September 21, a perfect bullish storm brewed in the fundamental backdrop of platinum. And yet, on September 23, platinum turned down in a vicious sell-off to six-month lows. Let us offer you an explanation you won’t read in the mainstream.

Dollar Index: Clear Enough to Show Two Years in Two Minutes

Updated: October 13, 2016

Let's talk about the Dollar Index. Not with one chart, but with three charts of the Index. Because, they show we mean when we say, "Textbook Elliott Wave Pattern." Five up, three down...

Euro vs. Dollar: "The moment we've all been waiting for"

Updated: October 12, 2016

Here's what we know from three-plus decades of observing markets: When prices move in a sideways, choppy fashion -- it’s a corrective pattern. That is to say, the market is making a “pause” within the larger trend; the actual trend should soon resume.

These 2 Debt Instruments Pose Peril to Millions of Investors

Updated: October 12, 2016

In a throwback to the last credit mania, bond buyers are once again embracing high risk in their search for yield. Beware of these two debt instruments.

What's Next For the Primary Wave in Gold?

Updated: October 7, 2016

The forecast low we labeled ten months ago has proven itself -- because a primary wave rally has indeed unfolded thru most of 2016. What's next?

EWI's Top Energy Analyst: Crude's Post-OPEC Rally "Bears Watching" But "Natural Gas is the More Interesting Market at this Juncture"

Updated: October 5, 2016

Elliott Wave International's Steve Craig offers you his latest insight on price trends in crude oil and natural gas.

Symptoms Mount for a Break in Technology Fever

Updated: October 3, 2016

Most people are in love with technology. Tesla Motors and its leader Elon Musk have been prime symbols of this adoration. We take a broad view of technology and find a repetition that should interest every investor.

Autumn Volatility: Why Our Top US Intraday Stocks Analyst Says "Rotation" is Key

Updated: September 28, 2016

Tom Prindaville, the editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service, tells you why he's looking for increased volatility heading into the month of October.

This Chart Shows a Dangerous Divergence in U.S. Stocks

Updated: September 26, 2016

Small investors have grown apathetic toward the stock market. On the other hand, institutional investors like hedge funds are extremely bullish. There's a parallel in market history.

Are You Ready to "Lose Money SAFELY"?

Updated: September 23, 2016

Today, there are over 10 trillion dollars' worth of so-called negative yield bonds in the world. These bonds don't pay you a dime; no -- you, the buyer, pay the issuer. In other words, with a negative yield bond, you are guaranteed to lose money. Crazy? You could say that again. But, because bonds are "guaranteed investments," there is one interesting caveat...

This Commodity Has Perked Up its Investors' Portfolios

Updated: September 21, 2016

In mid-2015, sugar futures were mired in a multi-year bear market, with prices plunging to an 8-year low. All fundamental signs pointed D-O-W-N. But instead, sugar prices turned up, in a powerful 90% rally! Know the real reason why, today. 

Euro vs. Dollar: How to Know the Trend Before the News

Updated: September 20, 2016

Much like a cardiogram can show a doctor how the patient's heart is doing, Elliott wave patterns on a price chart can show you which way the market's collective psychology is about to take prices -- before the news, or without any news, period.

The Fed Follows the Market Then. And Then. And Now.

Updated: September 20, 2016

Most economists and most of Wall Street and most of the financial media believe that central banks set interest rates. Problem is, that notion is incorrect. And all the relevant evidence shows that it's incorrect...

Why the Fed's Rate Decisions Are Irrelevant

Updated: September 19, 2016

Millions of investors analyze the Fed's every word. But do central banks control financial markets? It's time to take a close look at the data.

Bond Traders Chase Rally to the Bitter End

Updated: September 13, 2016

About three months ago, hedge fund managers were the most bullish on bonds they've been in 10 years. Yet, our July Elliott Wave Financial Forecast warned a "trend reversal is nigh." Just four trading days later, on July 8, bond futures made their closing high. Take a look at these two charts.

Dow Back Near All-Time Highs, Stimulus Junkies Flock

Updated: September 13, 2016

When a topic seems to be driving a lot of media chatter, you can quantify it to see if something more than chatter is at work. Case in point: 'Fiscal Stimulus.' Which, it turns out, is quantifiable indeed...

The Real Reason Stocks Just Turned Volatile

Updated: September 12, 2016

Knowledge of classic chart patterns can be of enormous value to you. For example, a contracting diagonal takes a wedge shape within two converging lines, and is the most common form for an ending diagonal. This knowledge helped us anticipate Sept. 9's stock market volatility, even though the market had traded sideways for most of the summer.

Why We're Bullish on Japan -- and Abe's Stimulus Package Has Nothing to Do with It

Updated: September 9, 2016

In late July, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a massive, $267 billion stimulus package -- the largest of the prior 23 years, if you don’t count the one during the 2008-2009 financial crisis. While most investors are wondering whether the stimulus this time will be effective, our analysis gives you a completely different perspective on the announcement.

The Crash of Icahn Enterprises, and How One Magazine Marked the Top

Updated: September 2, 2016

The late Paul Montgomery, the originator of the magazine cover indicator, said that when a financial trend makes the cover of a general-interest magazine like Time or Newsweek, the trend is close to a reversal. See how this time-tested indicator helped us to spot the top in Icahn Enterprises.

Silver Forecast: The One Thing (Almost) Everyone Got Wrong

Updated: September 1, 2016

In late 2015, the mainstream experts were certain of one thing: The Federal Reserve’s first rate hike in nine years was set to drive a stake through the heart of silver’s upside potential. And yet, the white metal took off in December on a 50%-strong, 7-month-long rally to multi-year highs. This story is worth the wait!

The Dow's Price Pattern at 3 Degrees of Trend

Updated: August 30, 2016

August 15th saw prices reach an all-time high in the Dow. Yet, the Elliott wave pattern we're following suggests something else was also at work: Namely, a near-term peak at 3 degrees of trend.

Oil Prices vs. Production: An Obvious Connection Everyone Ignores

Updated: August 29, 2016

Elliott wave analysts made 10 terrific crude oil calls in a row -- simply by observing the market's pattern -- while their mainstream counterparts routinely fell on the wrong side of the trend. Why? It starts with an obvious data discrepancy they always seem to ignore.

This Straightforward Approach Will Help You Navigate an Erratic EURUSD

Updated: August 29, 2016

Last week, the financial world had its eyes fixed on the Fed chair Janet Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole, as traders considered how her words would impact the markets. Dozens of articles later, one perspective was still missing almost entirely from the mainstream discussions...

This "Pop and Drop" Forecast for the Dow was Spot-On

Updated: August 26, 2016

You can make high-confidence market forecasts based on the Wave Principle. Using the Wave Principle, our Short Term Update made a specific market call on Aug. 22, and the market fulfilled our expectation, serving our subscribers well as a result. High volatility may be ahead. The calm before the storm is the time to prepare.

Gold Rose 28% This Year. What Are You Reading About It NOW?

Updated: August 24, 2016

For the year, the DJIA is up about 7%. Gold prices rose 28% between January and July. How did gold become one of this year's best performers? For answers, take a look at this chart.

Treasury Bonds: Large Speculators Binge, As Commercials Purge

Updated: August 23, 2016

Treasury Bonds are nobody's idea of a great action movie, yet that's sort of the point. But ... the extremes we see in Treasuries today are as extreme as this market gets.

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.

Stocks: Several Factors Are Pointing to Multi-Year Extremes

Updated: August 16, 2016

Robert Kelley tells you how he uses divergences between related markets -- and what they're telling him now about the markets he follows.

And the Medal for Best-Performing Metal of 2016 Goes to...

Updated: August 15, 2016

Which precious metal has outperformed all others in 2016? You might think gold or silver. But the real answer is... palladium. Turns out, this metal underdog has one factor to thank for its incredible bull run… See for yourself.

We Nailed the Year's Biggest Move

Updated: August 15, 2016

What’s the biggest commodity mover of the year so far? If you guessed gold or oil, you’re wrong. Click here to see what it was. And yeah, Jeff Kennedy nailed it for his subs.  

Metals: How Elliott Helps You as the Trend Matures

Updated: August 12, 2016

Metals Pro Service editor Tom Denham knows how important it is to stick with a trend once you’re in it. Tom also notes that Elliott lets you fine-tune turns as the trend matures. A 9-minute subscribers-only video; initial 1:52 available to the public.

How to Quickly Spot Common Fibonacci Ratios on a Chart

Updated: August 12, 2016

Each 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.

Oil Prices and the Next Gulf of Mexico Hurricane

Updated: August 11, 2016

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.

A Spreading Sign of Silver's Potential

Updated: August 10, 2016

Here's what we can learn about silver's price trend, from two different groups of traders.

Crude Oil's 24% Sell-Off: This Wasn't Supposed to Happen

Updated: August 5, 2016

At a 10-month high in early June, all "fundamental" signs pointed UP for crude oil's future. And yet -- on August 1, crude oil prices plunged below the $40 per barrel level for the first time in more than three months AND slipped into its third bear market in two years. See the story from a totally unique perspective.

GBPUSD Falls -- But Don't Blame the Bank of England

Updated: August 4, 2016

Correlation does not mean causation. Watch this new video by Jim Martens, the editor of our forex-focused Currency Pro Service, to understand why GBPUSD was destined to fall, news or no news.

What's Up Doc? Why Are Crude Oil Prices Falling?

Updated: July 28, 2016

In early June, crude oil prices took a flying leap from 10-month highs, tumbling 15% to a three-month low on July 27. As for seeing oil's reversal coming in advance -- the "parachute" of fundamental analysis didn't "open" in time ...

Crude Oil: What to Make of the Bearish Sentiment

Updated: July 27, 2016

Steve Craig, editor of our Energy Pro Service, tells you what to make of the current sentiment picture in oil -- and what he's looking for down the road in crude, natural gas and more.

Crude Oil: What to Make of the Bearish Sentiment

Updated: July 27, 2016

Steve Craig, editor of our Energy Pro Service, tells you what to make of the current sentiment picture in oil -- and what he's looking for down the road in crude, natural gas and more.

The REALLY Big Myth About Earnings

Updated: July 26, 2016

Every 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.

Every Financial Crash Has Had This Setup

Updated: July 22, 2016

Every financial crash has been preceded by the same setup: an unsustainable build-up of credit. Rising rates will mean corporations will have a difficult time servicing their debt. An inevitable day of reckoning will follow. This chart serves as a warning.

Forex: "The Markets Are Getting Exciting!"

Updated: July 19, 2016

Jim Martens, the editor of our Currency Pro Service, gives you a preview of what's going on in the FX world post-Brexit.

Why the Political Party in the White House Is Irrelevant to the Stock Market

Updated: July 18, 2016

Wall Street pundits have called the 2016 presidential election the most important of their lifetimes. Yet our data shows the party in control of the White House makes no discernible difference to the stock market's trend. So what gives? Take a look at a revealing chart from our research about political parties and the stock market.

Copper's Near-Term Outlook: Identity Crisis Averted

Updated: July 14, 2016

Lately, copper's identity has been swinging back and forth from "precious" metal to "industrial" metal and back again. It's enough to make investors feel crazy! But in our opinion, there's a very clear method to copper's seeming "madness" -- one seen through the eyes of Elliott wave analysis.

Case Study: Successfully Forecasting Crude Oil from 2014 to Today

Updated: July 14, 2016

The 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.

Indian Stocks: It's Important to Look at Sector Performance

Updated: June 16, 2016

Mark Galasiewski tells you how his analysis of Indian stocks differs from the way he looks at other markets.

Emerging Markets: Why You Need to Look at Stocks Country-by-Country

Updated: June 15, 2016

Mark Galasiewski tells you what helps him keep an eye on all markets across the Asia-Pacific region at the same time.

Huge Gains for this Grain Were "Unimaginable"

Updated: June 14, 2016

Holy Soy! Between March 1 and June 1, soybean prices went from an 8-year low, to being the #1 performer among all 22 listed futures on the Bloomberg Commodity Index. Oddly enough, there was no fundamental reason for bean's bullish comeback. There was, however, an Elliott wave one!

When Bearish News is... Bullish

Updated: June 9, 2016

In February, professional investors were record net short futures and options contracts on oil. Yet, we took the opposite stance. On June 8, crude closed at a new 2016 high. Take a look at this chart.

How to View the Huge 2016 Commodities Comeback

Updated: June 8, 2016

Five months ago, by almost every fundamental measure, commodity prices were dead in the water. And yet, as of June 6, the commodity sector as a whole went from doom to BOOM! So, what changed? The answer might surprise you.

Learn to Recognize a Popular Old School Chart Pattern

Updated: May 31, 2016

See examples of a head-and-shoulders pattern in a chart of SPY, the ETF that tracks the S&P 500.

Why You Should Pay Attention to Emerging Markets Now

Updated: May 19, 2016

Chris Carolan shows you why today, it's important to keep your eye on emerging market equities and foreign exchange.

Why You Should Pay Attention to Emerging Markets Now

Updated: May 19, 2016

Chris Carolan shows you why today, it's important to keep your eye on emerging market equities and foreign exchange.

How Elliott Waves Save You from Trading Mistakes

Updated: May 17, 2016

Wave analysis works by helping you track the market's psychology. Of course, not every Elliott wave forecast works out. Yet, even then Elliott waves give you the exact price points to watch; if the price breaks any of them, you'll know it may be time to get out. "Cut your losses short," remember? Elliott waves help you do just that. Let's look at a fresh example.

USDJPY: The Kind of Move You Don't Want to Miss

Updated: May 11, 2016

Market psychology will take prices up or down with or without the news. The advantage you have with Elliott waves is that while other traders are reacting, you can be proactive. Case in point: USDJPY.

What Drives Trend Changes: Weather Patterns -- or Elliott Wave Patterns?

Updated: May 4, 2016

Yes, major weather events can temporarily alter prices. But ultimately, they will go back to resume their natural course. Take, for example, the recent performance by soybean futures.

"The One Commodity I'm Most Excited About"

Updated: April 29, 2016

Watch this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of our Commodity Junctures market-forecasting service, to learn about the one commodity [Jeff] is most excited about.

Reviewing the Basics of the Elliott Wave Principle: The Impulse Wave

Updated: April 28, 2016

Watch a lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom. He'll teach you about the basics of the impulse wave.

Crude Oil: How Elliott Waves Prepare You for Trend Changes

Updated: April 21, 2016

"The trend is your friend," goes the old trading adage -- but what if the trend is about to end as you're "befriending" it? Elliott wave analysis is uniquely positioned to give you ample warning when that happens -- watch.

(Video 4 of 4) USDJPY: How to Spot a High-Confidence FX Trade Setup

Updated: April 8, 2016

In March, the Japanese yen served us a great lesson in Elliott wave "triangle" price pattern. Watch this free 4-part video series where our Currency Pro Service editor walks you through this high-confidence opportunity step by step.

How to Spot a High-Confidence FX Trade Setup

Updated: April 6, 2016

In March, the Japanese yen served us a great lesson in Elliott wave triangles, high-confidence price patterns. Watch this 4-part video series where our Currency Pro Service editor spots a triangle in USDJPY and follows it as it unfolds in real-time in the coming days.

(Video 3 of 4) USDJPY: How to Spot a High-Confidence FX Trade Setup

Updated: April 5, 2016

In March, the Japanese yen served us a great lesson in Elliott wave triangles. Here's the 3rd video of this 4-part series where our Currency Pro Service editor gives you an update on USDJPY's high-confidence price pattern.

Spotting Opportunities in Emerging Markets with Bad Fundamentals

Updated: April 5, 2016

With the help of the Wave Principle, you can spot investment opportunities when the fundamentals are at their worst. Emerging markets are a good example. Review this chart and commentary from our Global Market Perspective.

Gold: Why You Should Pay Attention to "Extreme Opinions"

Updated: March 22, 2016

Gold has been hailed as "the biggest story of this year" lately. And to think that just in December, pundits were saying that gold had "lost its luster"! How did the mainstream miss this sleeper opportunity? This video gives you an answer.

Do You See a Pattern You Recognize? If Not, Move On

Updated: March 8, 2016

In this video, our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy reminds us why trying to force a price chart into a wave pattern is a bad idea.

USDJPY: A Case of How the Wave Principle Trumps "Fundamentals"

Updated: March 2, 2016

If you've been observing the Japanese yen purely from the perspective of market fundamentals since January 29th, you'd most likely be perplexed. Here's why...

GBPUSD Falls off a Cliff, But Don't Blame Boris

Updated: February 23, 2016

You've heard of "Brexit," a potential huge shake-up for the EU. So it's no wonder that when London's mayor Boris Johnson announced on Feb. 21 that he's in favor of "Brexit," the British pound fell hard. ...Or so goes the mainstream explanation.

Oil Industry Sees No Life Jacket in Sight

Updated: February 22, 2016

Since 2008, crude oil investors have become bullish at each top and bearish at each bottom. Recently, even oil industry insiders have expressed extreme bearishness. Yet, on Feb. 22, U.S. crude soared nearly 7%. Get our perspective.

Learn Why It's Important to Have Alternate Wave Counts

Updated: February 18, 2016

We sat down with Tom Prindaville, the editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service, to learn how he approaches market volatility -- and why it's important to have alternate wave counts.

You Saw It Here First: Gold as a "Fear Hedge" is a Myth

Updated: February 16, 2016

It's been conventional wisdom for decades: Gold is a "fear hedge." And yet, like many other market myths we've written about, this one is also just that -- a myth. Look at this chart, decide for yourself.

Are the World's Rich and Powerful Right About Emerging Markets?

Updated: February 16, 2016

Global political leaders and CEOs of major companies have a privileged perspective on the world. But even they can steer investors in the wrong direction. Right now, emerging markets appear ripe with opportunity, contrary to the "experts'" forecasts. Take a look at these two charts.

Gold: See 2 Factors that Warned of the Rally a Month Ago

Updated: February 11, 2016

It's tempting to say that gold is up 16% YTD "as investors are seeking a safe haven." Problem is, this (very logical) explanation tells you little about where gold might go tomorrow. Elliott wave analysis, on the other hand, does.

Stocks and Oil: No Longer "A Couple"?

Updated: February 10, 2016

It's a bit like watching Old Faithful fail to erupt when it should: To see a market "correlation" become disconnected can be unsettling. For weeks the media has looked at oil prices to forecast stocks. But Tuesday morning (Feb. 9) a CNBC headline said this...

Learn to Trade Like the Professionals

Updated: February 8, 2016

Years ago, analyst Jeffrey Kennedy started an educational column for subscribers of his Commodity Junctures service. His lessons became so popular that we expanded this idea into a service we call Trader's Classroom. Join us for a free lesson.

Gold Jumps 2% -- and Probably Has More to Go

Updated: February 8, 2016

On Feb. 8, U.S. and global stocks had a rough day. And what, says the conventional wisdom, "reliably" goes up when markets are "uncertain"? That's right: gold. But here's something you should know...

EURUSD: Two Months of "Zero Progress" End with a Bang

Updated: February 5, 2016

For the past two months, EURUSD, the world's most-traded forex market, has made almost zero net progress -- until now. This chart shows you the long sideways trading range stretching back all the way to December.

2016 Will Surprise Commodity Traders & Investors

Updated: February 5, 2016

Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of Commodity Junctures, puts the 2015 decline in commodities into perspective in terms of the larger trend.

The Never-Ending Scramble to Figure Out the Stock Market

Updated: February 5, 2016

The stock market's ramped-up volatility has many observers trying to figure out the cause. One believes he knows the answer. We investigate.

Why You Should Take a Close Look at India Now

Updated: January 29, 2016

India is often ignored in the U.S. financial media. But investors should pay close attention. Indian equities have outperformed U.S. stocks over the years. And, now, opportunity appears to beckon again.

Why Are Crude Oil Prices Up 33% in One Week?

Updated: January 29, 2016

Most analysts say the same thing: Oil is higher in reaction to the news. Sounds reasonable... but what if someone told you there was a way to forecast this rally before the news -- or even without any news?

A Day in the Life of a Stock Market Investor (from Outer Space)

Updated: January 27, 2016

Let's say you're an alien sent to this planet to study human behavior. Your task: the stock market as a mirror or human collective psychology. Millions of humans invest in it. Can you learn something by watching them put their money in a collective pot? Oh yes.

Do Oil Prices Govern Stock Prices?

Updated: January 26, 2016

You've probably noticed that lately, oil and stocks have been moving in unison -- so much so that today, people say that cheap oil is bearish for stocks, and higher oil prices are bullish. But do you remember that not that long ago, they said precisely the opposite?

Crystal-Clear Wave Pattern in Indian Stocks

Updated: January 22, 2016

On January 21, editor of our monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast, Mark Galasiewski, gave a new interview to CNBC TV18 in India -- to discuss an imminent opportunity that may be ripe for their picking. Learn what it is now.

Crude Oil Jumps 5%... Even As Inventories Rise to Highest Level in 25 Years?

Updated: January 21, 2016

It seems reasonable to suggest that, based on strong inventory numbers, crude oil should have fallen. Instead, prices rose. If you find this puzzling, looking at the situation from an Elliott wave perspective may help.

Crude Oil: "It's Still Got a Long Way to Go"

Updated: January 21, 2016

Steve Craig, editor of our Energy Pro Service, offers you his take on the recent decline in crude oil -- and tells you what Elliott wave patterns are showing him about future price action.

EURUSD Falls off a Cliff: See Why in One Chart

Updated: January 21, 2016

"EURUSD plunged after ECB President Drahgi announced that there are 'no limits' to how far the ECB will deploy its tools. The problem with blaming euro weakness on his comments is that the decline started earlier, much earlier."

See the Signs Which Led to This Top

Updated: January 20, 2016

At times like this, many people say: "Well, of course stocks are down -- after a six-year bull market without much of a correction." Yet, even if it feels like the decline was "only natural," in reality very few market experts said so on the record. In fact...

Can Stock Values Simply "Disappear"? Yes.

Updated: January 15, 2016

Stocks rallied on Thursday (Jan. 14) -- but tanked again on Friday (Jan. 15), probably making the previously reported $3.2-trillion loss in the value of global stocks even bigger. But how can that be? Doesn't money simply move from one asset class to another?

EURUSD How a Simple Chart Pattern Can Tell You Whats Next

Updated: January 14, 2016

With the world's attention focused on the stock markets for the past two weeks, it's easy to overlook what's been happening in EURUSD, the euro-dollar exchange rate and the world's most-traded forex market.

Momentum Warns of the Stock Market's "Withering Heights"

Updated: January 6, 2016

Pay attention to the market's momentum. The late Richard Russell of Dow Theory fame developed a proprietary configuration of eight market-based measures. We've created a momentum indicator from this configuration. Look at the chart.

Making Heads or Tails of This Market

Updated: January 5, 2016

We're only two trading days into 2016 -- yet, so far, the new year isn't looking too promising. Right now, you may be scrambling to make sense of the DJIA's huge tumble on Monday. This excerpt from our December Elliott Wave Financial Forecast may help.

How Crude Oil Fooled (Almost) Everyone

Updated: December 31, 2015

Not one economist surveyed by The Wall Street Journal at the start of 2015 anticipated that crude oil would be trading under $40 a barrel. Most of them don't consider investor psychology, the true driver of big trends. And that's precisely what Elliott wave analysis helps you do. Take a look at this chart.

FTSE 100: A Look at a "Head and Shoulders" Pattern

Updated: December 31, 2015

A classic "head and shoulders" pattern is showing up in the FTSE 100. If prices slice through the neckline, how far can investors expect the FTSE 100 to fall? Learn about the head and shoulders measuring formula.

EURUSD: Getting a Handle on December Volatility

Updated: December 30, 2015

Love or hate December's infamous volatility, if you choose to trade this month, you have to deal with it. And this December has certainly been volatile. Take EURUSD, the world's biggest forex market...

When "Rattled Confidence" Is a Bullish Sign

Updated: December 29, 2015

chart of the day | You may have seen us mention the importance of sentiment extremes on these pages before. We don't take sentiment at face value; years of experience have taught us to use sentiment extremes as a contrarian indicator -- here's why.

The Mighty U.S. Consumer

Updated: December 23, 2015

chart of the day | Consumer spending accounts for about 70% of the U.S. GDP, so the latest uptick in spending is happy news for stock market bulls. Except, there is one caveat.

Risk On? Risk Off? Find Out Where Your Money Lies

Updated: December 22, 2015

It's almost Christmas, "the hap-happiest season of all." Yet, here's a sobering fact for U.S. investors: As this chart shows, the S&P 500 stocks are actually lower now than at the end of last year.

The Euro vs. the Fed: What We Think Really Happened

Updated: December 18, 2015

Elliott waves allow you to see before the news which way the collective psychology of market participants is leaning. If traders feel bullish… 

EURUSD: Here's What We Know

Updated: December 15, 2015

Whatever the Fed says around 2 PM Eastern on December 16, a surge of emotion will be visible in the markets. Emotions are natural drivers of price trends. And no method allows you to track the markets' collective emotion quite like Elliott waves do. So, here's what we know...

Stocks: Rough December So Far

Updated: December 9, 2015

It's not quite time for the so-called Santa Claus Rally. And yet, it's easy to get disheartened when you see stocks struggle and fail to make progress for days. That's when you may wish to consider turning to Elliott wave analysis.

GPS vs. Road Map: Which Works Best? (Part 1)

Updated: December 8, 2015

The 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...

First, the Euro. Now -- Gold.

Updated: December 4, 2015

This week served us two examples of the same Elliott wave pattern foreshadowing a big rally in two major markets: first, the euro -- and now, gold.

The REAL Reason Why the Euro Crushed the U.S. Dollar

Updated: December 3, 2015

Days before the ECB announcement, EURUSD charts began to show a high-confidence Elliott wave pattern called an "ending diagonal." It almost always introduces fast trend reversals -- up, in this case. You can see this price pattern here...

Euro Sentiment Tanks: Time to Watch the Waves

Updated: December 2, 2015

chart of the day | The Elliott wave pattern and the extreme sentiment show us the direction the trend in the euro should take next -- plus the specific price points to watch, which will help confirm the forecast.

Euro vs. U.S. Dollar: What Will the "Big News Week" Bring?

Updated: November 30, 2015

This week promises to be big on economic news. Meanwhile, EURUSD, the world's biggest forex market, has been trading lower and lower over the past few days, as the U.S. dollar got stronger. How might the upcoming events impact this trend?

Commodities Get Clobbered Like Our Analysts Said They Would

Updated: November 30, 2015

The downtrend in commodity prices was advertised in the chart pattern long before China's economic slowdown. Now, sentiment has reached a negative extreme.

Why Not to "Bank" on It

Updated: November 24, 2015

chart of the day | See a chart of two indexes, which represent two strongly-related sectors in the financial industry -- namely, banking and hedge funds. At a glance, the patterns look similar. But there is more to this story.

Asia-Pacific: 6 Markets to Watch Right Now

Updated: November 24, 2015

Our global opportunities expert, Chris Carolan, tells you about the markets that he's excited about as we look towards the end of 2015 and into 2016.

Paging Dr Copper

Updated: November 23, 2015

Copper's uses are so widespread that earned a nickname for "diagnosing" the economy -- as in, "Dr. Copper." Well, Dr. Copper's prices have not been doing that great. On Nov. 23, MarketWatch reported that, "Copper futures slumped to six-year lows..."

Crude Oil: How Low Will Prices Go?

Updated: November 20, 2015

U.S. crude has recently slipped below $40, and the mainstream media is blaming a supply glut. But is that the real reason for oil's slide? Take a look at an oil chart that goes back over 150 years.

Falling Crude Oil Prices: More Than Meets the Eye?

Updated: November 19, 2015

On Thursday (Nov. 19), crude oil again fell below $40. From our perspective, there are other factors impacting oil prices than what meets the eye. We are talking about Elliott wave patterns, of course.

"We are not quants" -- and Here's Why It Matters

Updated: November 18, 2015

You've probably heard of "quants," or quantitative analysts. You may also know that we've been developing our own AI system we call EWAVES. In this interview, learn what makes EWAVES different.

EWAVES Developer: "We are not quants" -- and Here's Why It Matters

Updated: November 18, 2015

You've probably heard of "quants," or quantitative analysts. You may also know that we've been developing our own AI system we call EWAVES. In this interview, learn what makes EWAVES different.

EURUSD: Up, Down -- and Up Again?

Updated: November 17, 2015

A little while back, we wrote that, after a big drop in the euro, its Elliott wave patterns called for a rally. It was a "terminal thrust" lower from an Elliott wave triangle pattern that tipped us off to the coming bullish turn in EURUSD...

Sentiment and Gold: Pessimism at an Extreme

Updated: November 16, 2015

chart of the day | This is a daily chart of spot gold prices, as the action stood on November 9, one week ago. Here are a couple of things that make this chart interesting. First, we see four completed waves of what we expect to be a five-wave pattern. Second...

The 3 Phases of a Trader's Education

Updated: November 12, 2015

Most aspiring traders start by picking a trading method. The reality is that they would be better off picking the trading method last. It only sounds counterintuitive -- here's why.

EURUSD: How to Know the Next Move WITHOUT the News

Updated: November 10, 2015

EURUSD fell to a new low for the month today, below $1.07. You can read a variety of explanations about why that happened. Yet none tell you what should happen next. Elliott waves, on the other hand, do.

Big Risk in the US Bond Market

Updated: November 9, 2015

Bond prices have been trending lower (yields rising), and investors appear vulnerable to even greater volatility. Learn why selling pressure could accelerate.

Why the Euro Took a Tumble

Updated: November 5, 2015

On October 22, EURUSD, the world's most popular forex market, fell sharply -- and it was widely blamed on a statement by the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi. Now, watch the move explained from the Elliott wave perspective.

Why You Should Pay Attention to Stock Market's Bull/Bear Ratio

Updated: November 5, 2015

chart of the day | European stocks, just like stocks in the U.S., enjoyed a rebound over the past few weeks. You may have heard different reasons for the rally in Europe, but here's one most analysts overlook -- and in our opinion, it's one of the most important reasons.

Kondratieff: Is Japan's Wicked Winter Almost Over?

Updated: October 28, 2015

Deflation has dogged Japan for the better part of 25 years. Enter Elliott wave analysis and the Kondratieff economic cycle. Is a major shift afoot? Two charts tell the tale.

How to Set Protective Stops Using the Wave Principle

Updated: October 22, 2015

Our Chief Commodity Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy values the Wave Principle not only as an analytical tool, but also as a real-time trading tool. In this excerpt from the Best of Trader's Classroom eBook, he shows you how the Wave Principle's built-in rules can help you set your protective stops when trading.

The "Personality" of Stock Market Waves

Updated: October 14, 2015

Elliott 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.

Rising Oil Prices: The "Syria Effect"? Not Really.

Updated: October 7, 2015

On October 6, crude oil prices surged to a one-month high. And, according to the mainstream experts, oil prices are rising as Russian airstrikes in Syria intensify. There's a lot more to this story, however, than meets the eye.

A Reliable Indicator Portends a 2015 Stock Market Decline

Updated: October 2, 2015

In December 2014, we discussed an indicator that appeared to carry "the same message as it did in 2007." The Dow Industrials topped just five months later. Now, the stress level is even more intense.

(Chart of the Day) The S&P 500: Textbook Elliott Pattern and a Trend Channel

Updated: September 29, 2015

This S&P 500 chart covers the past 4 years. The relevant dates are October 4, 2011 (an important low) and, recently, September 21 -- the date we posted this chart in our Short Term Update. Between those dates are two great pieces of visual evidence. First...

Is the Stock Market Top in?

Updated: September 28, 2015

Pete Kendall, co-editor of EWI's monthly Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, tells you if investors should commit the recent stock market highs to memory.

Gold's Potential Remains High

Updated: September 22, 2015

chart of the day | Two groups of futures and options traders, their activity in the gold futures market, and why (as usual) the extremes are extremely relevant.

Commodities: Long & Short-Term Forecasts

Updated: September 22, 2015

Get Jeffrey Kennedy's new commodity forecasts -- and a preview of the best commodity opportunities he sees in the markets right now.

EURUSD: Lower Now, But What Happens Next?

Updated: September 21, 2015

The dust settled after last week's Fed meeting, the focus has shifted to their next meeting in October, the interest rate hike option is still on the table -- and so, the U.S. dollar is stronger... but what happens next?

Gold Prices and the "F" Word: Who's Really In Charge of the Trend?

Updated: September 18, 2015

Question: Why did gold prices rally to a two-week high on September 18? Hint: The answer does NOT include one specific "F" word; namely, the "Federal" Reserve's recent "no" vote to raise rates.

So, You Think Elliott Wave Analysis Is Hard? See Why It's Not.

Updated: September 16, 2015

Some people think the Elliott Wave Principle is complicated. Yet, to find trading opportunities all you need to know are the five core Elliott wave price patterns...

EURUSD: Why Mario Draghi Did NOT Cause the Plunge

Updated: September 5, 2015

The euro fell sharply against the U.S. dollar on Sept. 3. Analysts put the blame on a statement by Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank president.  But, while the EURUSD drop coincided with the ECB president's statement, it was not caused by it. See for yourself.

S&P 500 Volatility: The 'Prequel' Before the Storm

Updated: September 2, 2015

You may have heard or read that the recent wild market swings were unpredictable. Yet, take a look at this one indicator which was flashing red before the "pandemonium" began.

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.

Crude Oil's Trend: Are You "Bathed in Confusion," Too?

Updated: June 24, 2015

"Crude oil prices up" on fall in supply. "Crude slips" on supply glut -- any questions? Today, we get to the bottom of what really drives crude oil's trend changes.

Who Are Copper Prices Taking Their Cues From?

Updated: June 16, 2015

On June 16, copper prices plunged to a 3-month low. There are 3 main fundamental explanations for the sell-off. But there's only 1 right one -- the Elliott wave explanation.

FAQ: Leveraged and inverse ETFs: What are the risks?

Updated: March 29, 2015

All inverse funds and inverse ETFs suffer from beta slippage because they all track a certain market on a percent change basis. The greater the leverage and volatility, the greater the slippage. Bob Prechter explained this in his August 5, 2009, Elliott Wave Theorist ...

Learn the Basics of Corrective Waves

Updated: March 18, 2015

Learn to spot Elliott wave patterns -- in Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) and Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (FAS) -- with this classic 5-minute clip from one of our Trader's Classroom video lessons.
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