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What to Make of This Rare "Fear Gauge" Jump

Updated: August 22, 2017

Periods of low stock market volatility are inevitably followed by high volatility. The DJIA just registered its worst day in three months. See the chart that helped us to anticipate the "turbulence."

After the Fact "Analysis" vs. A REAL Stock Market Forecast: See the Difference

Updated: August 18, 2017

See the on-target stock market forecasts subscribers read before the big decline on August 17.

Another All-Time High in the Stock Market? Now Here's the 18-Month BACKSTORY

Updated: August 14, 2017

Since February 2016 the Dow is up 6,500 points (40-plus percent) See how Bob Prechter correctly identified that low: Many months before the Trump rally, Fed decisions, or other after the fact "causes."

If War Breaks Out, Will Stocks Crash?

Updated: August 14, 2017

Does the DJIA rise more often during times of war or peace? You might be surprised when you review these six charts.

U.S. Stock Market: Sunrise ... Sunset

Updated: August 7, 2017

The market itself provides its own clues about its future price action. One such clue is found in higher-beta small cap stocks vs. lower-beta blue chips. Get our take.

Individual Investors Say, "Cash is Trash"... Again

Updated: August 4, 2017

Many 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.

Parallel Lives: The U.S. Stock Market and The New York City Subway

Updated: August 3, 2017

The NYC Subway and the Stock Market: See Amazing Parallel Trends and Turns For Yourself.

This High Flier Soars with the Stock Market

Updated: August 2, 2017

A 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."

U.S. Stocks: "Telltale Divergences Between a Lot of Indexes"

Updated: August 2, 2017

Robert Kelley weighs in on recent price action in U.S. stocks.

Do Corporate Earnings Matter to the Stock Market?

Updated: July 28, 2017

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

Why Stocks Don't Take Orders from the President

Updated: July 26, 2017

The stock market began to rally long before Donald Trump was elected president. What's more, the evidence shows that the rally would have likely occurred even if another candidate had won. It boils down to the market's price pattern -- see for yourself.

Stock Buybacks: "Staggering Waste of Company Cash"

Updated: July 24, 2017

The 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.

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.

This is Why We’re Skeptical of the FTSE Rally (Part 2)

Updated: July 14, 2017

In part 2 of this interview with Brian Whitmer explains why you may not want to hang your hat on the latest rally in British stocks.

This is Why We're Skeptical of the FTSE Rally (Part 1)

Updated: July 13, 2017

Brian Whitmer tells you why you may not want to hang your hat on the latest rally in British stocks.

When Prices Are Falling, TWO Numbers Matter Most

Updated: July 7, 2017

In June, AAPL shares plunged 6% to a two-month low. Knowing where prices will find a bottom and reverse up, however, isn't so simple. Or, is it? Our senior analyst Jeffrey Kennedy shows traders how to narrow down the list of potential price targets for AAPL -- and any market -- to just TWO.

This Will Make You Sit up and Notice Sentiment Extremes in U.S. Stocks

Updated: July 7, 2017

Robert Kelley discusses the sentiment gauges he monitors. See what they're telling you about the market trend.

What the New Passive Investing Push Tells You

Updated: June 30, 2017

Stock 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.

Will Japanese Stocks Continue to Defy the Short-Sellers?

Updated: June 26, 2017

The 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.

How Applying "Cause and Effect" Ideas to the Stock Market Can Cost You

Updated: June 19, 2017

Sir 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.

What impact does terrorism have on the stock market?

Updated: June 13, 2017

Matt Lampert, director of research at the Socionomics Institute, sheds some light on the relationship between terror attacks and the markets and tells you what to watch out for in the future, all in this 3-minute interview.

Brazil's Stock Market Flips "Market Fundamentals" on Their Head

Updated: June 9, 2017

Mainstream 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.

How One Forecasting Tool Defied the Bull Market Naysayers

Updated: June 9, 2017

Are you ready to see the stock market independently from the crowd? See three charts that show you the high value of the Elliott wave model.

FAIL-outs! 7 Years and 4 Bailouts Have NOT Saved Greece's Stock Market

Updated: June 5, 2017

True 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!

Contracting Triangle: How This Bullish Forecast Worked Out

Updated: May 30, 2017

In 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.

"Stock Markets Have a Long History of Booming" After This

Updated: May 19, 2017

How 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.

How 'Startling Unexpected Headlines' Can Cost You BIG

Updated: May 15, 2017

A 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.)

Goldman Sachs Warns: Stock Market's Behavior is "Worrisome"

Updated: May 12, 2017

The CEO of a major Wall Street firm calls it "worrisome." A director of floor operations at the NYSE says it's "not normal." Find out why a volatility explosion might be just around the corner.

Fresh Look at Stocks Across Asia-Pacific

Updated: May 10, 2017

Mark Galasiewski tells you what to make of the recent price action in Australia, Korea and Japan.

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.

The Treacherous Psychology of Ramped-Up Investor Expectations

Updated: May 5, 2017

There'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.

A New, Scary Chapter in the Age-Old Story of Stock Market Leverage (A.K.A. "Debt")

Updated: May 1, 2017

NYSE 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.

A Sobering Look at "Market-Shattering Shocks"

Updated: April 26, 2017

If 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.

Germany's Stock Market & the French Election

Updated: April 24, 2017

On 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.

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.

Why 90%+ of Active Stock Fund Managers Underperform the S&P 500

Updated: April 17, 2017

Even 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."

Stock Market Traders Trim Back Hedges

Updated: April 13, 2017

If you're a gambler or trader, you know what it means to "hedge your bet." It's how you offset your losses if you bet on the wrong horse, or on the wrong market position. Yet today, falling demand for equity hedges suggests an absence of fear among stock traders and investors. This chart shows you why.

What to Make of the "Supreme Confidence in Financials"

Updated: April 11, 2017

In 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.

Amazon Shares: This Price Pattern Anticipated the Rise Above $900

Updated: April 6, 2017

In late 2016, Amazon's share price sat out the broader stock market rally. Yet on December 30th, we showed subscribers a price pattern that anticipated the 3-month, 20-percent-plus rally in Amazon. See that price pattern for yourself.

3 Must-See Charts: Learn What's Next for Europe

Updated: April 6, 2017

Brian Whitmer, our Senior European Analyst, highlights the precarious position of European stock markets.

"Saying Stocks Are Risky is an Understatement"

Updated: April 5, 2017

Almost everyone knows that stocks are risky. Yet, new evidence shows that stock picking is fraught with even more risk than many investors might realize. Let's look at the return profiles of individual stocks from a recent academic study.

How the Average Annual Rate of Return Can Trip You Up

Updated: April 3, 2017

Would 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.

U.S. Stock Market: A Beauty or a Beast?

Updated: March 31, 2017

The DJIA is much more than a financial gauge: The index is also predictive in the multi-faceted arena of social trends, including movie attendance, fashion, politics and more. See what our Elliott Wave Theorist shared with subscribers.

What to Make of the Dow's Longest Losing Streak Since 2011

Updated: March 28, 2017

The DJIA just registered its longest losing streak in nearly six years. Yet, from Feb. 9 through Feb. 27, the index posted its longest winning streak since 1987. Our analysis of that winning streak reveals why we haven't been surprised by the DJIA's downturn.

Are "Baby Boomers" Driving the Stock Market's Trend?

Updated: March 20, 2017

Some people believe that "baby boomers" are driving the stock market's trend. The thinking goes that this large demographic group is behind the bull market, and as they retire, a bear market will follow. This thesis seems logical, but let's look at the evidence.

Why the Fed's Rate Hike Means Nothing to the Stock Market

Updated: March 17, 2017

The 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.

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.

Letting the Market Interpret the Market: Less Liquid Small Caps, Weaker Than Big Caps

Updated: March 14, 2017

Rather than relying on political headlines (and other unrelated news), this chart lets the broader stock market itself explain how we got here -- and where we're going.

EWAVES in Action: Before and After the Verizon Recommendation

Updated: March 10, 2017

See EWAVES 2.0 beta at work for the first time in real time -- from January 23rd to February 2nd, via the recommendation of the large telecom company, Verizon.

An Eye-Brow Raising Survey on Bull's 8th Anniversary

Updated: March 9, 2017

On March 9, 2017, the bull market marks its eighth anniversary. At the same time, one group of market participants are more bullish than they've been in decades. Are they right? The Wave Principle is helping our subscribers anticipate the next major trend change.

Gold: It's Not Just About Supply and Demand

Updated: March 8, 2017

You may think that investing in gold differs from investing in stocks -- after all, gold is a commodity. Yet, the same investor psychology that moves stocks also moves gold.

You Asked, We Answered in our Latest "Video Mailbag"

Updated: March 7, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," two of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.

Why Do Stocks Rise and Fall? (Hint: It’s NOT the News!)

Updated: March 7, 2017

The financial media regularly rationalizes fluctuations in the markets by attributing them to various news and events. "A causes B." We take a different view.

This Stock Market Indicator Jumps to "Levels Rarely Seen"

Updated: March 3, 2017

An interesting thing happened on the way to the Dow surpassing 21,000: Corporate insider selling jumped "to levels rarely seen." Moreover, it's not just a short-term trend. History shows why investors should be concerned.

Presidential Scandals -- How Much Damage Do They Do?

Updated: March 2, 2017

Some presidential scandals change history, others are minor and do little damage. In this ETV interview, Robert Folsom discusses social mood as it relates to this question: "How much political damage does a scandal do to the president?"

Emerging Markets: How to Find Your Way (Focus: India's Sensex)

Updated: March 1, 2017

Yes, 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. ...

A New "Twist and Turn" on the Big Bull Market

Updated: February 27, 2017

This market sentiment indicator has a reliable history that goes back nearly 200 years! It's sending a signal today that's as clear as it's ever been. We map that indicator out for you.

Here's Why Closing Streaks In the Stock Market REALLY Matter

Updated: February 27, 2017

Since November 4th, the Dow Jones Industrials have seen a 17 percent rally, and closed higher in every session from February 9th through this past Friday, February 24. That is no ordinary streak. The Dow hasn't seen that many consecutive closes since January 1987...

The "Trump Bump" Was in the Cards LONG Before Trump

Updated: February 21, 2017

Market bears have suffered a severe shellacking as stocks embarked on a record-breaking run. But a classic Elliott wave price pattern gave investors a heads-up a year ago. See for yourself.

This Sentiment Measure Nearly Matches October 2007

Updated: February 17, 2017

The DJIA has been on a winning streak with one all-time closing high after another. "Traders are convinced that market volatility will remain nonexistent." Our subscribers know better.

What Higher Highs & Higher Lows Say About the NASDAQ

Updated: February 16, 2017

As of February 15, NASDAQ 100 prices had closed higher in 11 of the past 12 sessions -- the longest closing-high streak in the index since a 14-day streak back in June and July of 2013. What's more, the price rise since November 4, 2016 shows a series of higher highs, and higher lows. That's a strong indicator for the direction of the trend...

U.S. Markets: The BIG story everyone missed in 2016 and what it means for you now

Updated: February 14, 2017

In an interview with ElliottWaveTV, Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg talks about the key story from 2016 that most investors missed. Learn what he's watching closely right now.

Learn Why It’s Important to Trade with The Trend

Updated: February 13, 2017

Our U.S. equity analyst, Tom Prindaville, shares his background and analytical approach to the markets in this spotlight video.

Successful Investors: "Avoid the Fruit, Embrace the Spear"

Updated: February 6, 2017

Financial optimism has reached a new extreme. The impulse to herd is ever present, but there is a way to set yourself apart from the crowd.

Artificial Intelligence In Action: EWAVES on Verizon

Updated: January 31, 2017

Our Chart of the Day shows EWAVES at work in real time -- in fact just a few days ago. See for yourself what we said and showed to subscribers.

Corporate Insiders Are Scared. Should You Be, Too?

Updated: January 30, 2017

Despite the recent gains in their sector, the CEOs of major U.S. financial institutions have been selling their own stock. This should grab the attention of investors like you. Here's what we have found usually happens following big market decisions by corporate insiders.

Oprah's Weight Plunges -- and So Does WTW Stock

Updated: January 27, 2017

The bull market has given rise to the "equitizations of individuals." Individual brand names like Oprah and Trump represent wealth much like stocks and bonds. But historic extremes in such brand awareness might serve as a cautionary signal. Take note of the share price performance of Weight Watchers.

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).

Asia-Pacific: Learn What Markets Offer the Best Opportunities

Updated: January 26, 2017

Mark Galasiewski shares new insights into this opportunity-rich region.

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.

Japan: How the Unlikeliest of Bull Markets Came to Be

Updated: January 25, 2017

By 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?

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).

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.

'Active' vs. 'Passive' Investing: And the Winner Is …

Updated: January 10, 2017

Why 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?

How Fibonacci Ratios Govern the Stock Market

Updated: December 29, 2016

The 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.

Markets: Understand the Present to Forecast the Future (Part 2)

Updated: December 27, 2016

In part 2 of our in-depth interview with Steve Hochberg, Steve explains what else makes Elliott wave analysis so useful and practical.

Markets: Understand the Present to Forecast the Future (Part 1)

Updated: December 23, 2016

Steve Hochberg, our Chief Market Analyst, sits down with ElliottWaveTV to talk about his background, how he discovered the Wave Principle, and why "it's applicable to all markets."

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.

War or Peace? Addressing the Prospects

Updated: December 20, 2016

The evidence is compelling: The stock market's price action is a reliable indicator of war and peace. Even the U.S. Revolutionary War began at the bottom of a long bear market. On the other hand, bull markets correlate with peace. What about today?

RCA: What 40 Years of "Catching Up" Looks Like

Updated: December 7, 2016

RCA had an unrivaled influence on 20th century entertainment technologies. Yet, its share price never truly caught up to 1929. Watch this and discover why.

U.S. Tech Startups: A Storm Is Brewing

Updated: December 6, 2016

Even as the Dow hovers in record-high territory, some sectors have slipped into a bear market. Venture capital for U.S. business startups is drying up. For many technology firms, "the game is already over."

India's Stock Market: Nothing "Random" About It

Updated: December 6, 2016

Mainstream economic wisdom claims market trends move at random, with no clear structure or system in place to illuminate future price action. Well, if that were true, then how do you explain the last eight years in India’s Sensex?

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.

A Legendary Analyst's Observation Speaks Volumes about This Market

Updated: November 28, 2016

As of Nov. 25, the Russell 2000 closed higher for 15 straight trading sessions. The late Paul Montgomery, a renowned observer of market behavior, made an observation about consecutive closing streaks that should be of high interest to every investor.

Tips for Trading Options with Elliott Waves

Updated: November 22, 2016

In this new interview, Wayne Gorman, the head of our Educational Resources Department, offers tips and strategies for options traders.

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.

Why Investors Embrace Stocks When They Are Over-Valued

Updated: November 21, 2016

Investors shun stocks when they're cheap, but love them when they're over-valued. Financial herding occurs across all groups of investors, even among those who regularly advise against it. It's time to adopt another way of looking at the market.

Peak Mergers, Peak Stocks: Is This "Peak Optimism"?

Updated: November 17, 2016

What you clearly see during these years is: The ups and downs in total merger & acquisition value correlate with the stock market trend. Put simply, the same sentiment (or mood) is at work.

So Which Is It -- Is the Donald Good or Bad for Stocks?

Updated: November 14, 2016

Is Donald Trump good or bad for stocks? The financial press says both! Such blatant contradictions appear regularly in the media. Keep an eye on the market itself. The Dow's price pattern pointed to a new all-time high months before the election, and anticipates what's next.

It's a Girl! It's a Boy! It's a Bull Market

Updated: November 9, 2016

More babies were born in 2007 than any other year in U.S. history. But the birth rate dropped to a century-low in 2009. What happened? We offer an answer.

Epic Disdain for Cash

Updated: November 8, 2016

Where does the mutual fund cash-to-assets ratio stand today? It has returned to a historic level -- fund managers are ALL IN the stock market. It adds up to the most extreme reading on record.

Global Sentiment Ahead of US Election

Updated: November 8, 2016

Nine of our top market strategists offer a sneak peek of sentiment in their markets ahead of the U.S. presidential election.

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.

U.S. Election: What Does It Mean to the Markets and What Do the Markets Mean to It?

Updated: November 7, 2016

Pete Kendall, the co-editor of our monthly Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, tells you more about the just-published Financial Forecast's special Election section.

A New Bull Market in Political Scandal is Coming to a TV Near You

Updated: November 4, 2016

Major media outlets have bent over backwards to minimize Hillary Clinton's brewing scandals. But social mood is due for a shift. When the stock market sharply reverses, expect a new bull market in political scandals.

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.

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.

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.

Is the Nikkei Winning the Battle With Short Sellers?

Updated: October 11, 2016

From 2012 thru 2015, the Nikkei 225 stock index more than doubled in price. And that's when things got interesting -- specifically, with short sellers, or traders who bet against the market....

An Uncommon Pattern is Being Traced Out in U.S. Stocks

Updated: October 6, 2016

The co-editor of the U.S. section of our Global Market Perspective sat down to explain why this uncommon pattern in the Dow fits with the overall long-term picture in the stock market.

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.

A Classic Pattern Emerges, In Emerging Equity Markets

Updated: September 27, 2016

We forecast the low and rally in the emerging market index. Yet, that's when the pattern got REALLY interesting...

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.

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.

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.

Germany's DAX & the ECB: See Who's REALLY Pulling the Strings

Updated: September 8, 2016

In March 2015, the European Central Bank launched its unprecedented QE program in hopes of jump-starting the eurozone economy and reigniting stock prices. Instead, Europe’s no.1 market, Germany’s DAX index plummeted into a 10-month long bear market. That’s just the tip of this story... 

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.

U.S. Stocks Surge DESPITE Earnings Facade

Updated: September 2, 2016

On August 31, Wall Street officially bid adieu to the fiscal Q2 2016. And, according to the experts, “better-than-estimated earnings” lifted U.S. stocks to record highs. The problem is, that’s just one side of the story. The other side you don’t want to miss.

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.

Before Airbus Soared, it Crashed: Time to Check the Horizon Again 

Updated: August 29, 2016

Times are turbulent for the world's largest passenger airliner, the Airbus A380. Orders for the superjumbo jet are drying up. Airbus's share price has a history of outpacing declines in the broader market. Read this analysis from our Global Market Perspective. 

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.

Two Driverless Car Investments Show Bullish Price Patterns

Updated: August 17, 2016

Your next car might drive itself. Advanced computer chips, software and sensors make this possible. These two driverless companies flash bullish wave patterns. Our analyst says hop on board now.

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.

Why the Search for Stock Market "Catalysts" is Futile

Updated: August 8, 2016

Financial reporters seek a "cause and effect" to explain the stock market's action on a given day. For example, Aug. 5 headlines said the strong jobs report triggered the session's rally. Seems logical, but on May 6, stocks also rallied when the jobs number disappointed. The Wave Principle offers a valuable alternative to looking for market "catalysts."

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.

There's More to India's Rising Stocks than a Falling U.S. Dollar

Updated: July 19, 2016

At the start of 2016, India’s S&P Nifty Index was circling the drain of a 21-month while India’s rupee clung to an all-time-ever low against the U.S. dollar. But then the unexpected happened -- both the Nifty and the rupee hit bottom. Yet -- while the one continues to soar in a bull market rally, the other one sputters...

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.

Should You Leave Stock Picking to the Pros?

Updated: July 15, 2016

Actively managed mutual funds generally charge higher fees than passive index funds. Shareholders pay for the fund manager's supposed stock-picking skills. Find out why many investors are often disappointed, and especially so through the first half of 2016.

See How Elliott Waves Called for DJIA's New High... 10 Months Ago

Updated: July 13, 2016

Elliott wave-minded investors must be adaptable to a changing market environment in order to be successful. Deductive reasoning is the best approach. See how Elliott waves and supporting technical evidence helped us stay on track with a bullish forecast for the DJIA.

India's Banks: Can Bad News Be Bullish?

Updated: July 7, 2016

Albert Einstein's observation that opportunity lies within every difficulty often applies to financial markets. When the fundamentals are at their worst, most investors flee. But they run away from the beginnings of potentially rewarding trends. See what the Wave Principle reveals about an important emerging market sector.

Why Stock Market Investors Should Expect the Unexpected

Updated: July 5, 2016

Many investors are baffled when the stock market declines after what appears to be good news or rallies after an external shock. But events do not govern the market's trend. Find out how the Wave Principle helps you to anticipate the unexpected.

Elliott Wave Analysis Shines a Light on the Most Secretive of Stocks

Updated: June 29, 2016

In 2010, Japan's No. 1 robotics maker, Fanuc Ltd., was set to embark on a five-year long bull run to all-time highs. Investors in the company's stock, however, had no access behind Fanuc's curtain of secrecy. They did, however, have access to a bullish Elliott wave pattern on its price chart. 

EWI's Hochberg: "The Trend is Set" -- And What You Should Pay Attention to Next

Updated: June 24, 2016

Steve Hochberg and Pete Kendall discuss what the Brexit vote represents -- and its implications for the world markets and economies.

Is the Stock Market Random and Unpredictable?

Updated: June 20, 2016

Many stock market observers believe that prices are random and unpredictable. But we've observed that repetitive patterns show up in market charts at all degrees of trend. Find out how Elliott wave analysis helped our subscribers prepare for a high-confidence juncture in the stock market.

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.

What Investors Need to Know About the Robot Revolution

Updated: June 7, 2016

The era of the industrial robot has arrived, and our Global Market Perspective pinpoints opportunities. The share price of Fanuc Corp. tripled after our analyst identified the early stages of a fifth-wave thrust. More recently, the robot revolution has taken a breather. Expand your investment horizon now.  

What Does The Stock Market Have to Do With Health?

Updated: June 1, 2016

Socionomics Institute Senior Researcher Alan Hall presented his research connecting declines in stock market indexes to infectious disease outbreaks at the University of Warwick's Mood Conference on May 6.

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.

A Word About Today's Money Masters

Updated: May 26, 2016

Most investors herd. Hence, most investors lose, including the smartest. The May Elliott Wave Theorist says, "To win, you have to do the opposite of what's natural."

4 Shocking Truths About Earnings Season

Updated: May 26, 2016

How much faith to you put in a company's earnings data to gauge its future growth potential? Well, we have four shocking truths about the real value of earnings that will radically change the way you see this time-honored measure.

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.

A Record Collapse of Corporate Mergers: Get Ready for What's Next

Updated: May 16, 2016

Financial history shows that peaks in corporate mergers generally occur prior to major bear markets. With that in mind, consider that 2015 saw a record amount of money spent on mergers. But, since then, a shift has occurred. Is financial history set to repeat?

UK Stock Market: 17 Years Later... and 400 Points LOWER?

Updated: May 12, 2016

Without question, over the past five years U.K. shares have been among the strongest equity performers, with the FTSE 100 recently rocketing above the 7000-point mark for the first ever in April 2015. But the "great bull market" isn't actually as great as it seems.

Malaise for Malaysia's Stock Market: Just the Beginning?

Updated: May 5, 2016

On May 5, Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur Composite Index slipped to a two-month low. The mainstream experts cited negative economic data in China as the root cause for the rout. Sounds perfectly logical... at first read.  

Has the Pickup in Wall Street Volatility Only Just Begun?

Updated: May 5, 2016

Periods of low stock market volatility are usually followed by high volatility. On March 18, volatility was non-existent. Since then, volatility has jumped. Prepare now for "head spinning stock market moves."

Why Apple's Nosedive is No Surprise

Updated: April 28, 2016

Apple is one of the most glorified companies in the world. Yet, as of April 27, it's the Dow's worst performer for 2016. Were you surprised by the nosedive in the tech giant's share price? See how EWI subscribers were prepared, and find out how you can be ready for the next big move.

When Equity Culture Gives Way to Financial Conservatism

Updated: April 27, 2016

How much longer will investors remain enamored with risk-assets like stocks? The evidence suggests that a major shift toward financial conservatism is underway. See the evidence and decide for yourself.

Two Bull-Market Institutions Reach a High Plateau

Updated: April 13, 2016

Two bull market institutions are showing patterns of five-waves up. Elliott-minded investors know that this means the next trend points downward. See two charts that you will likely not find anywhere else.

Woe-Mart: The Retail Giant Walmart Has Faltered

Updated: April 13, 2016

Over the last year, Walmart has gone from retail victor to re-FAIL victim of falling sales growth, store closures, layoffs, and on. Who's to blame for Walmart's reversal of fortune? Hint: It's not the strong dollar. It's deflation. 

China's Internet Stocks: Going the Route of the Late 1990s' "Internet Bubble"?

Updated: April 6, 2016

Investment manias reach soaring heights. We've made an important observation about the market's action following a mania. Read about it, and see a chart of two similar-looking price forms that will help you to prepare for the months ahead.

How This Indicator Anticipated Important Financial Turns

Updated: March 30, 2016

Investors tend to extrapolate present trends into the future. When that trend also catches fire with the general public, watch out. A turn might be nigh. Learn about an indicator that has a strong record of marking major turns of fortune.

How Bull Markets Puncture the Heavens

Updated: March 22, 2016

We are in the era of skyscrapers on steroids. The race to construct the world's tallest building is on. How does this relate to financial markets? Find out.

Stocks: There's a Strong Chance for Another Exciting Turn Ahead

Updated: March 17, 2016

Pete Kendall and his colleague Steve Hochberg have co-edited our flagship monthly Elliott Wave Financial Forecast since 1999. In this interview, Pete draws from his extensive experience to show you where the markets are at right now -- and why he thinks there could be a turn in the markets very soon.

Meet the Biggest Backer of Today's Bull Market

Updated: March 15, 2016

The stock market is risky, and when you borrow to buy shares, the risk is amplified. One group of investors is "propping up the bull market" with their borrowed billions. They've done it before, and the outcome was ugly. Get ready for the inevitable repeat.

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.

Dems vs. Reps: Who's Better For Stocks? Finally a Definitive Answer

Updated: February 29, 2016

Should stock market bulls worry if a Democrat takes the White House in 2016? Or, should they celebrate if a Republican wins? We answer both questions with a chart that might surprise you.

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.

Fassett on Fractals

Updated: February 18, 2016

Dr. Jon Fassett brought his knowledge and enthusiasm for fractals in nature and finance to the 2016 Social Mood Conference on April 9 in Atlanta, GA. 

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.

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...

Can the Fed Drop Interest Rates Below 0%?

Updated: February 9, 2016

For the financial markets, the biggest event of the week starts tomorrow: On Wednesday and Thursday (Feb. 10-11) Fed chair Janet Yellen will appear before Congress to deliver her semi-annual Monetary Policy Report.

Japan's Nikkei: Learn Why We've Been Anticipating the Decline

Updated: February 9, 2016

Chris Carolan discusses Tuesday's near 1000-point decline in Japan's Nikkei.

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.

Robert Prechter: 'This Kind of Causality Doesn't Work'

Updated: February 2, 2016

In 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. 

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.

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?

Two Strong Signs of a Big Financial Top?

Updated: January 25, 2016

A review of past market tops shows that many of them were accompanied by the same warning signs. We highlight two of them. Plus, a chart shows a trap that's about to snap shut on stocks.

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.

Alibaba Stock: BABA Boom to Bust

Updated: January 21, 2016

Alibaba's stock market debut -- BABA -- was supposed to be the can't-lose, golden IPO of 2015. But then, the stock plunged 30% and stands near its initial offer price. While it's easy to blame China's contracting economy for the BABA bust, that wouldn't be true.

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...

Dow Theory Nailed the Big Ones -- And Here's What It Says Now

Updated: January 20, 2016

Dow Theory and the Wave Principle are both based on empirical observations and complement each other. Dow Theory nailed the market declines of 1973 and 2007. Find out what investors should know now about the current Dow Theory signal.

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?

See a European Stock Market Top at Five Degrees of Trend

Updated: January 13, 2016

The stock market's price history consists of recognizable patterns at all degrees of trend. The chart of one European bourse shows a bull market has ended at five degrees of trend. It now appears that Minor wave 3 is unfolding.

Eating Gold -- and Other Crazy Things People Do (at Certain, Very Specific, Times)

Updated: January 12, 2016

"A Williamsburg establishment started selling a $100 edible 24-karat-gold-covered doughnut dunked in Cristal-infused icing. It's $1,000 for a dozen and it's not even in Manhattan." (January 11 Vanity Fair)

The Apple Inc. Bull Goes on Holiday

Updated: January 7, 2016

Since hitting an all-time high in early 2015, AAPL stock has plunged a whopping 26%. Clearly, AAPL falling from its bullish branch was not part of the mainstream plan. It was, however, part of the Elliott wave one.

"Volatility Got a Bad Rap"

Updated: January 7, 2016

Tom Prindaville, EWI's U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service editor, tells you why you shouldn't be afraid of volatility and why it's important to maintain more than one Elliott wave count -- especially in challenging and volatile market environments.

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.

Chinese Stocks: The Outlook is Clearly Negative

Updated: January 6, 2016

Our Global Opportunities Expert, Chris Carolan, discusses Monday's sharp declines in China's Shanghai Composite and Germany's DAX, and then he shares his outlook for the global markets based on the regional currencies.

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.

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.

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.

Worried About This Bull Market? Stop Looking for a "Trigger"

Updated: December 28, 2015

Financial news is the most upbeat near market tops. Headlines are gloomy around market bottoms. Most investors miss important trend reversals. Learn how we keep subscribers ahead of trend changes.

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.

Alibaba: Headed for a $1-Trillion Market Capitalization?

Updated: December 23, 2015

"Open Sesame" is the phrase that opens the door to treasure. A Chinese entrepreneur was inspired by the story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and named a company that has yielded vast riches. One of our Global Market Perspective editors provides analysis of Alibaba Group.

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.

Company Buybacks: A Big Warning for the Stock Market

Updated: December 18, 2015

The sentiment surrounding company stock buybacks goes from cheers to jeers. Also, a splintering is taking place in M&A deals. Are these signs of a historic trend shift in stocks?

Fed Day: How the Nikkei Fell... and Rose to the [Same] Occasion

Updated: December 16, 2015

On December 16, the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade. Yet -- even though the rate hike was a foregone conclusion, the Nikkei's reaction to said hike was apparently all over the map.

"Catching" the Nikkei's Near-Term Trend

Updated: December 11, 2015

Join us as we review the Nikkei's recent volatility, and see how Elliott wave analysis enabled us to stay ahead of the market's "hopping" down-up-down-up sequence.

Conservatism Grips the U.S. Economy Like Squirrels Hoarding Nuts for Winter

Updated: December 11, 2015

The transition from risk-taking to risk-aversion started off gradually in 2007. Then it suddenly accelerated. Our analysts see evidence that a similar pattern is repeating itself. Look at these two charts.

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.

Is Germany's Stock Market Bull Faking Its Own Death?

Updated: December 4, 2015

Here's a question: Has the bull market in German stocks faked its own death in order to force investors "home" for a major buying opportunity? Turns out, this idea isn't as crazy as it sounds...

The Topping Process Is Steaming Along

Updated: November 24, 2015

Pete Kendall, co-editor of The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, discusses important trends that he'll be watching in the coming weeks and months ahead.

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.

Infinity Lights vs. The Stock Market

Updated: November 23, 2015

Applying the laws of consumer economics to the stock market is a big mistake. See an illustration that shows how they differ.

"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.

Why Dow Theory is Still Relevant

Updated: November 13, 2015

Meet the predecessor of the Elliott Wave Principle: Dow Theory has been around for over a century and boasts a consistent record of performance. Yet some analysts are dismissive. Learn why you should pay attention to the Dow Theory -- along with the Elliott Wave Principle.

Demystifying the Selloff in U.S. Stocks

Updated: November 12, 2015

U.S. stocks have had a rough week -- and for many observers, it's been a "head-scratcher." what's bothering the stock market? We offer a simple explanation -- one based on Elliott wave analysis, which is at the core of what we do.

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

Updated: November 12, 2015

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

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.

The Bear Market Meter Is Running

Updated: October 30, 2015

What do NYC taxicab medallions and stock market shares have in common? Well, let's just say, borrowing money to buy into either asset with the hopes of ever-rising values doesn't end well

The Economy Follows the Stock Market

Updated: October 29, 2015

The 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.

Seeing Fractal Patterns: From the Microscope to the Telescope to the Naked Eye

Updated: October 29, 2015

The 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.

Collective Trends Reflect Social Mood

Updated: October 29, 2015

Are financial markets patterned? Episode one of the Elliott Wave Pillars Series shows you a theory that proves they are.

An Elegant Theory

Updated: October 29, 2015

The 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.

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.

Stock Market: Risk-On or Risk-Off?

Updated: October 21, 2015

The mood of investors gradually transitions from risk-on to risk-off. But once fear takes full control, the rush to the exit is like a stampede. In some ways, today is like 2007. See what we see.

Here's How Corporate America Flirts with Financial Disaster

Updated: October 16, 2015

U.S. companies have loaded up on debt. A Goldman Sachs strategist calls their balance-sheet health "increasingly alarming." Yet these same corporations are speculating in the stock market. "It's a strategy they will come to regret."

Steve Hochberg on "The Granddaddy of Investment Conferences"

Updated: October 15, 2015

In this clip, our Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg talks about the upcoming New Orleans Investment Conference, sharing some interesting facts about the conference's origins and explains why he keeps going back to speak, year after year.

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.

Chart of the Day: The WSI - or, "As the World Turns Down"

Updated: October 13, 2015

The World Stock Index -- or WSI -- is what the name suggests: A weighted average of global equity indexes. I'm actually going to show you two snapshots of this chart in two different timeframes. Let's begin with the WSI chart from May 1st, 2015...

Germany's DAX Has Just Crossed a Critical Line... Again

Updated: October 9, 2015

Back in late 2007, one simple technical tool -- trendlines -- was instrumental in enabling us to forecast a bearish reversal in Germany's DAX Index. The time to use this tool is upon us, again.

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...

The Two Faces of Stock Market Volatility

Updated: September 28, 2015

For most of this summer, the U.S. stock market was about as volatile as a yoga retreat. Now, it's a model of turbulence. Yet somehow, the mainstream experts have insisted that both volatility scenarios are bullish! Keep reading...

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.

Stocks: Why Following the Crowd is Usually a Big Mistake

Updated: September 21, 2015

What do governments, overseas buyers of U.S. stocks, corporations and even millionaires have in common? Answer: All of them have shown lousy stock market timing. Our independent analysis keeps you ahead of market turns.

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...

U.S. Stocks: Volume, Volatility -- and What Should Come Next

Updated: September 14, 2015

Something unprecedented has just occurred in the stock market. A researcher calls this market action "unheard of" and we believe you should prepare for more of the same. Two charts are instructive.

"Interest Rates Drive Stocks"? See 4 Charts That Tell You the Truth

Updated: September 14, 2015

On Sept. 16-17, the Federal Reserve meets to decide whether or not to raise interest rates. It's been described as "the most important Fed meeting of the decade" -- and a pivotal moment for stocks. Yet, these four charts show you why it may not be.

Germany's Stock Market: From Raging Bull to Rabid Bear

Updated: September 11, 2015

In late August, Germany's DAX index entered bear market territory, having plummeted 22% from its all-time record high in April 2015. But before you blame China for the rout, look closely...

A Jaw-Dropping (Price-Soaring) Day for the Nikkei

Updated: September 9, 2015

On Sept. 9, Japan's Nikkei stock index skyrocketed 7.7% for its sharpest single-day rally since 2008. The same day, a major Abenomics tax cut was announced. Cause -- or coincidence?

Cash Still Trash... But Not For Long

Updated: September 9, 2015

See how this single market indicator warned of reversals in stocks in 2000 and 2007.

Stock Market Forecasts: Why You Should Consider Technical Analysis

Updated: September 8, 2015

Should investors base market decisions on fundamental or technical analysis? A new study sheds light on this important question. Learn how the Elliott wave model helped prepare our subscribers for the recently ramped up market volatility.

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.

Amid Stock Market Turmoil, Investors Cling to Hope. Why?

Updated: September 2, 2015

August was the worst month for the Dow in five years, yet many investors remain optimistic about stocks. If a bear market has started, history shows that many of these investors will hold all the way down. Take a look at a chart that is most revealing.

Are You Puzzled by Gold's Price Action?

Updated: August 28, 2015

The story goes like this: First, gold prices soar as global stock markets crash. Then, gold prices plunge as global stock markets... crash? It's time for a different version of events...

Stocks: What a "3rd Wave" Looks Like

Updated: August 26, 2015

Bear markets are faster than bull markets. Why? Because bear markets are driven by fear. Greed is a "slower" emotion. That's why it took the DJIA less than a week to erase the entire rally that took two years. But wait...

China: Another Rate Cut. Another Market... Rout?

Updated: August 25, 2015

China's Shanghai Composite Index just suffered its worst 2-day rout since the 2007 financial crisis. Now, say the usual pundits, it's up to monetary officials to stem the tide. Are they right?

Investors Furiously Flee U.S. Stocks

Updated: August 24, 2015

The investor stampede out of stocks has produced some of the most furious selling since the 2007-2008 financial crisis. Learn why ill-prepared money managers are contributing to the stunning downtrend.

When Markets Go Nuts, "Emotions Are Not Your Friend"

Updated: August 21, 2015

Read this interview with Tom Prindaville, editor of our U.S. Stocks Intraday Pro Service, to get his take on the latest price action -- and new key price levels he's looking at.

Global Stocks Slide

Updated: August 21, 2015

The Dow's 1000-point slide this week put it solidly in the red for 2015. The S&P 500, too. Even the white-hot NASDAQ was down 6% for the week. Is this a "normal correction" -- or are the "bubble days" really over?

China's Stock Market Dives 6%: "No Obvious Catalyst"?

Updated: August 18, 2015

When on August 18 the Shanghai Composite Index plunged more than 6%, the mainstream experts could find "no obvious catalyst" for the drop. Turns out, they weren't looking in the right place.

The Fed's Favorite Measuring Stick

Updated: August 13, 2015

U.S. retail sales rose in July, but to get the full picture, you need to see the two charts EWI's Chief Market Analyst recently shared with a packed house at the San Francisco MoneyShow.

How to Mix Elliott Waves with Other Indicators (AUDUSD)

Updated: August 11, 2015

In this new interview, Elliott Wave International's Global Opportunities Expert, Chris Carolan, discusses the recent price action in the Australian dollar (AUDUSD).

European Markets at Risk!

Updated: August 6, 2015

In this interview, EWI's European markets expert, Brian Whitmer, highlights the countries he is most concerned about in Europe -- and explains why you should be concerned, too.

European Markets at RISK!

Updated: August 6, 2015

In this interview, EWI's European markets expert, Brian Whitmer, highlights the countries he is most concerned about in Europe -- and explains why you should be concerned, too.

Where is the Next Greek-like Economic Crisis?

Updated: August 5, 2015

On August 13, Greece's Athens Stock Exchange suffered its biggest single-day crash ever. But the experts say the country's economic woes are fully contained. We have good reason not to believe them.

U.S. GDP Gets Revised Higher: Time to Buy Stocks?

Updated: August 3, 2015

The U.S. GDP growth has just been revised upward. That, many experts say, sets the stage for a stock market rally -- because the economy leads and the stock market follows. Right? At least, that’s what almost everyone believes. But even a brief glance at recent history proves otherwise. 

"Third Triple Extreme" -- the Biggest in 150 Years

Updated: July 29, 2015

Even as the market forms the biggest triple extreme in 150 years, market fear is historically low. See a chart that shows just how far above the trend the inflation-adjusted S&P 500 Composite has risen.

Another Extreme: IPOs' Lack of Accounting Standards

Updated: July 28, 2015

Last month at the San Francisco Money Show event for investors and traders, EWI's Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg addressed the audience with a series of eye-opening insights. Here's a short clip.

Shanghai Composite: Time for an "Intervention"

Updated: July 27, 2015

With the Shanghai Composite index 30% below its June 12 peak, China's government has a clear, two-part damage control plan for future losses. Will it work?

How to Use the Stochastic Oscillator

Updated: July 27, 2015

Watch an 11-minute lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom to learn how you can use the stochastic oscillator in your analysis and trading.

Technology Giants Stumble: Is the Big Fall Just Ahead?

Updated: July 22, 2015

The share price of Apple, Inc. has risen more than 14,500% during the past 12 years. But this Wall Street favorite is now getting the cold shoulder. We're following indicators which suggest greater volatility ahead.

This U.S. Stock Indicator Just Broke Its 2000 and 2007 Extremes

Updated: July 21, 2015

Many private companies want to go public during a bull market trend. Even companies that are losing money get listed on major stock exchanges when optimism reaches an extreme. See a chart that tells a story that investors need to know now.

U.S. Stocks: Will the Volatility Continue?

Updated: July 21, 2015

What should you make of the recent big sell-off, a rally -- and now, another sell-off in U.S. stocks? Here are some tips from Tom Prindaville, editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service.

Janet Yellen's Uphill Battle May Get Steeper

Updated: July 17, 2015

Much fanfare was made over Janet Yellen's appointment as the first female chair of the Fed. But it appears the honeymoon is over. The central bank's inflationary policies have been impotent. Learn why Yellen's legacy may be greatly tarnished.

Market Bubble in Trouble? Rinse & Repeat

Updated: July 16, 2015

Introducing the newest crop of "oddball loans" -- bonds backed by dirty laundry. Here's why these "esoteric" assets are just one sign that stock market bulls may soon get hung out to dry.

Technology Can Be Perilous When Markets Move Fast

Updated: July 13, 2015

Computers are a double-edged sword in financial markets. They help ensure that small and institutional investors are on a "level playing field." On the other hand, don't be surprised if the next major glitch occurs during a fast-moving bear market.

Happy (Financial) Independence Day

Updated: July 6, 2015

How could the debt crisis in Puerto Rico affect you? Where is the next housing bubble set to burst? How do money managers signal major gold turns? Get the answers, today!

10 Popular Investment Myths Shattered

Updated: July 1, 2015

You may remember that in 2008-2009, as the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression was ravaging stocks, real estate, commodities and other "can't-lose" asset classes, many called into question traditional economic models, as well as the Fed's "omnipotence."

Why Investors Should Beware of This Low-Volatility Stock Market

Updated: June 24, 2015

Big volatility has been conspicuously absent from the stock market. We view this as a warning sign instead of a reason for complacency. Market history backs up our view. Take a look at this chart.

Stocks: Like Sitting on a "Bomb No One Can See"

Updated: June 16, 2015

With all the bullish talk on Wall Street these days, it's easy to overlook some important facts. For example, since January, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is actually almost flat. And that's not all.

U.S. Stocks and the Question of High Risk

Updated: June 12, 2015

Just weeks before the 2007 stock market top, a big clue appeared in the bond market. Today, similar developments are occurring in the bond market. See two charts: one from 2007 and the other from today.

Will "Sideline Cash" Rescue This Market?

Updated: June 9, 2015

Will piles of "sideline cash" send the stock market higher? Learn the answer to that question, plus find out why the stock market may not remain "boring" for long.

The Contrarian Opinion You WANT to Hear

Updated: June 1, 2015

The financial crisis that began in 2007 is becoming a hazy memory for many investors. But perhaps you still recall the one thing everyone wanted during the worst of the crash, but could not get their hands on?

Can You Use the Wave Principle with Individual Stocks?

Updated: May 6, 2015

Apple Inc. is by far the world’s largest company measured by market capitalization. But the Elliott Wave Principle tells a story that every Apple investor should know.

Stocks and Oil: From Hot to Cold, And Back Again

Updated: December 23, 2014

Now that the stock market has recovered from its mid-December slump, it's a good time to talk about the one culprit that almost everyone said was behind the Dow's big slide: namely, crude oil.

Want to Know the REAL Reason Why the Stock Market Turned Down?

Updated: October 20, 2014

According to the mainstream financial experts, there are 3 key causes for the biggest stock market retreat in more than 2 years; they are: Alibaba, Ebola... and voodoo black magic (well, sort of).

High-Risk Stock Market: "Few Will Escape Unscathed"

Updated: March 14, 2014

The stock market's long-term trend appears to be at a historic juncture. A legendary hedge fund manager has raised a red flag, saying "Few, if any, will escape unscathed."

Improving Economy is Bullish for Stocks. Right?

Updated: February 3, 2014

Positive economic reports are said to be bullish for the stock market, while negative data are bearish. But is this accurate? What a strange question, you may say -- but please take a look at this chart...

Wartime: Bullish or Bearish for Stocks?

Updated: August 27, 2013

Decades of research reveals that events outside the market do not govern the market's main trend, not even war. See these four charts and decide for yourself.
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