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Why Drive At Night in the Rain When You Don’t Have To?

Updated: December 14, 2017

On May 16, our Trader's Classroom editor saw an extremely clear bullish Elliott wave pattern underway on the price chart of Plug Power Inc. and called for a BIG rally. See what happened next.

Emerging Market Currencies: What Do They Say About EM Stocks?

Updated: December 11, 2017

Market analysts should be like detectives -- looking for more than one piece of evidence. See what we see in the price action of the J.P. Morgan Emerging Market Currency Index -- EMCI.

Our Forecast BEFORE the 47 Percent, 12-Month Gain

Updated: December 11, 2017

Have a look at prices -- and the forecast -- when we did NOT know what 2017 would hold…

A Hopeful Sign for Palestine?

Updated: December 8, 2017

With the U.S. recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, it's worth talking about the mood in the region. Here's a chart of the market you rarely hear about: the Palestinian Al Quds stock index -- and it helps explain what we mean by "mood."

Technical Analysis Tour de Force: Snapchat, Inc. (SNAP)

Updated: December 7, 2017

How much price history does a stock need before you can make a high-confidence forecast? Well, in the case of Snapchat (SNAP), five trading days was enough for our Trader's Classroom editor to anticipate the tech IPO's 2017 crash.

What Can Time Magazine's Person of the Year Tell You About the Stock Market?

Updated: December 7, 2017

A lot, as shown in this brief chapter from the new book, Socionomic Studies of Society and Culture.

Bull/Bear Ratio: Is "More Leverage" Better?

Updated: December 7, 2017

For every one dollar in "bear" funds, investors have fourteen dollars in "bull" funds. See what happened the PREVIOUS time this ratio was so extreme.

Why This Behavior of Hedge Fund Managers is Worth Noting

Updated: December 6, 2017

Hedge fund managers are reputed to be among the smartest of the smart on Wall Street. So, you might be surprised that they make the same critical mistake that most novice investors make. This chart helps to explain.

Big Red Flag for This Major Global Market

Updated: December 4, 2017

The behavior of one group of stocks will sometimes provide a clue about what to expect from the broad market. Right now, this is happening in a major European country. Here are the important details...

CSI: Chart Scene Investigation. (Case Study: ORLY)

Updated: November 28, 2017

In July, after O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) had plummeted 30%, the mainstream experts found the cause for the crash -- a "mild winter." But what about seeing the sell-off before it happened? Yes, there was a way.

Your “Investing” Brain vs. Your “Shopping” Brain: Guess Which One Wins?

Updated: November 28, 2017

Shoppers have been getting into brawls for the sake of a bargain. It's all over the news this holiday season. At the same time, investors hate bargains in the stock market and love stocks when prices are high. What gives? Here's the explanation...

How to Forecast the Stock Market… from a Desert Island

Updated: November 22, 2017

Throughout each trading day, there's an awful lot of chatter in the financial press about what will drive the stock market's trend. In our experience, so-called "fundamental" market information is almost always one step behind the price action. Yet, even if you were isolated from financial news, you could still successfully forecast the market by only having access to this tool...

Market Myth #4: Interest Rates Drive Stock Prices

Updated: November 21, 2017

Think the Fed's interest rates control the stock market? Watch as Matt Lampert shows you how to bust this market myth in 2 minutes, using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.

Some Traders Hit. Some Traders Miss. Here's How to be Part of the 1st Group

Updated: November 21, 2017

When the trading "doors" open and a throng of people are all angling for the same opportunity as you, have you ever raced headlong into the market without a secure trading plan in place? You're not alone.

$450M for a Da Vinci: What It Might Mean for the Stock Market

Updated: November 20, 2017

The positive social mood that drives a bull market in stocks also drives art market prices. Just recently, this painting sold for a record-shattering $450 million. Learn how other record-high prices in the art world coincided with turns in the DJIA.

Fast-Rising Margin Debt Screams an Even Faster Reversal Ahead

Updated: November 17, 2017

Investors are borrowing like never before to invest in stocks. This is not surprising to our Elliott wave experts. "Aggressive speculation is a hallmark of fifth waves...."

Traders: How to Know When the Trend Has Changed

Updated: November 15, 2017

How do you know when a market's trend has changed? It's the number one challenge facing traders. Today, we show you two ways to not only meet that challenge, but beat it fair and square...

What "Too Confident to Save" Means for Stocks

Updated: November 13, 2017

What happens when HIGH consumer confidence joins LOW savings? See and hear the answer right now.

Low Volatility + High Investor Complacency = Dangerous Combination

Updated: November 8, 2017

Robert Kelley, the editor of our U.S. Stocks Intraday Pro Service, talks with ElliottWaveTV's Dana Weeks about U.S. stocks and reveals how much longer he expects the current "quiet" environment to last.

Why "Buy the Dip" Psychology is Fraught with Danger

Updated: November 6, 2017

Many investors are tempted to buy any "dip" during a stock market uptrend. But this psychology has its perils. Here's what usually happens after a full market cycle has played out.

Another Stock Market Sentiment Measure Hits a 17-Year Extreme

Updated: November 6, 2017

A 17-year low in cash holdings sends a screaming message: "Hear" (and see) it for yourself.

Facebook Traders: Tech Giant + Technical Analysis = Thumbs Up

Updated: November 3, 2017

Is there a way to navigate the near-term price trend in a hugely popular stock like Facebook -- without getting sucked into the maelstrom of news surrounding the company? Our answer: definitely. It's called technical analysis.

A New Survey of Investors with $1-Million-Plus Portfolios is Revealing

Updated: November 3, 2017

A new survey reveals what millionaire investors are doing with their capital -- find out the details. Also learn about the unprecedented market action of mutual fund managers.

How Financial Exchanges Sparkle Near Financial Tops

Updated: November 2, 2017

A famous advertisement says, "diamonds are forever." However, financial up-trends are not. Learn about these signs of a dangerous financial optimism.

Why "Estimate-Crushing" U.S. GDP Number is NOT a Bullish Sign

Updated: October 31, 2017

Remember the so-called "Goldilocks" economy around the turn of the last century? How about in 2007? Well, positive economic numbers didn't stop the stock market from topping in both years. Today, optimism about the economy has reached another extreme. See these two charts.

Amazon: In Our Headlines Two Weeks BEFORE the Big Gain

Updated: October 31, 2017

See for yourself when we turned bullish on Amazon (hint: nearly 1 year ago).

How This Stock Market Indicator Just Got "Super-Sized"

Updated: October 27, 2017

Social mood fluctuates between extremes of optimism and pessimism. At least two developments suggest that a major trend change is afoot. Get the details.

From "1:5 to 5:1 in 35 Years" - The Long March AWAY from Safety

Updated: October 27, 2017

A stunning reversal in investor psychology holds implications for the stock market that are sure to surprise the unprepared majority.

Technical Analysis and You: Finding the Perfect Fit

Updated: October 26, 2017

Of all the technical indicators (there are literally hundreds to choose from) our Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy trusts a handful of 3-5 "keepers" that have proven their value over and again.

Next Chapter: Prechter Investigates

Updated: October 26, 2017

3 charts offer 3 different "looks" at the Dow Industrials. Yet, see for yourself what they have in common.

U.S. Stocks: A Sentiment Extreme You MUST Pay Attention to

Updated: October 25, 2017

Robert Kelley, the editor of our US Stocks Intraday Pro Service, tells you about a sentiment extreme that he's seen recently. Watch this new interview to find out what has caught his attention and what they mean for U.S. stocks going forward.

Prechter Investigates: Timing the Stock Market Peak

Updated: October 23, 2017

Multiple ways to see the same market? Yes. See TWO recent long-term charts of the Dow Industrials from Robert Prechter.

Stock Market Optimism Approaches Days of Roman Empire

Updated: October 23, 2017

If there's ever been a time to resist the impulse to follow the investing crowd, now is that time. Large speculators are making a bet that's four times larger than what they made in January 2008. Take a look at this chart.

Let's Talk About Sex. (And You Thought This Was a "Family Show.")

Updated: October 19, 2017

We tackle a surprising topic for a market-forecasting firm - see for yourself how stocks and demographics correlate.

What Stocks Tell You about Catalonia's Independence Move

Updated: October 18, 2017

In this new interview with Brian Whitmer, who edits our European Financial Forecast and contributes to Global Market Perspective, he explains why you need to only look at Spain's stock market to understand the separatist movement. Find out what Spain's polarization means for Catalonia's independence move going forward.

When Cars are Stars: Social Mood and Auto Performance

Updated: October 18, 2017

Socionomic Studies of Society and Culture unveils how you can understand -- sometimes even anticipate -- trends in culture from fast cars to superstars, from sex to the cineplex.

Spain Divided: What Can the Stock Market Tell You About Europe's Secession Fever?

Updated: October 18, 2017

Catalonia declares and then suspends its independence from Spain. Agence France-Presse reports seven other European regions are "demanding more autonomy or even independence." How did Europe get here? And what's next? As this excerpt from the just-published book Socionomic Causality in Politics shows, just ask the stock market.

"Buy and Hold" ... and Investing is Easy

Updated: October 17, 2017

The words (and strategy) sound the safest at the end of every bull market...

How to Tell the "Size of the Forming Top" in U.S. Stocks

Updated: October 16, 2017

Many investors see almost no risk in the stock market. Indeed, they are betting to a record degree that the stock market will continue to rise. In EWI's view, here's what this extreme financial optimism strongly suggests.

Stocks: See This "Stunning" Development with Money Managers

Updated: October 13, 2017

A group of stock market bears has just done an about-face. One of EWI's analysts describes the switch as "stunning." A chart helps to explain.

Short Skirts: A Stock Market Indicator in 1999... 2007... and 2017?

Updated: October 11, 2017

Guess what came back into fashion just as stocks were heading toward a major top in the late 1990s? It was the mini-skirt. And in early 2007, high hemlines made a return -- again. Now, in 2017, with stocks in record-high territory, here's a mini-skirt update.

How to Identify Stock Trends and Iron out Sudden Price Spikes

Updated: October 10, 2017

When you see a price chart, can you tell whether the immediate trend is up or down? What about staying the course amidst sudden price spikes? Well, turn up your speakers and watch our very own Trader's Classroom instructor Jeffrey Kennedy teach you both using the real-world chart of China's social media platform giant, YY Inc.

FANG Stocks: "The Attack on the High Tech Giants"

Updated: October 9, 2017

FANG stocks -- Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Google (now Alphabet) -- hit their most recent share price highs about two months ago. Is this the time to "buy the dip," or a sign that the NASDAQ 100 is "cruising for a bruising"?

On Bulls and Bears, and the Delicate Balance Between Them

Updated: October 5, 2017

Most investors commit to the trend at the wrong time: when it's about to turn. Have we arrived "there" in stocks?

Swinging For The Fences

Updated: October 3, 2017

The hits just keep on coming! Major League Baseball's record-breaking home run season has become a record-breaking home run postseason. SI's Alan Hall talks about how social mood impels batters to swing for the fences.

IBM: Warren Buffett Vs. Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: October 2, 2017

Many investors seek to mirror the trades of Warren Buffett. See how EWI analysts took the opposite side of a Buffet trade and how "Warren Buffett Versus the Wave Principle" has worked out so far.

Did You See the 30% Rise in This Major Global Stock Index?

Updated: October 2, 2017

See for yourself how GMP subscribers were ready ahead of time for the thirty-percent-plus rise in this major world stock market.

Forecasting U.S. Stocks: The Single Most Important Factor

Updated: September 29, 2017

Robert Kelley, the editor of our U.S. Stocks Intraday Pro Service, explains why waves of market psychology are more important than seasonal factors.

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.

What This Time-Tested Indicator Says About the Bull Market

Updated: September 25, 2017

You've probably seen the picture of the self-satisfied, rich man burning dollar bills to light a cigar. But, gold eating? The signs of excess are sending one clear message. Pay attention to this time-tested stock market indicator.

How Old Were YOU When This Stock Market Indicator Was Last Seen or Heard From?

Updated: September 25, 2017

A shocking amount of time has gone by since this sentiment was so extreme: See it for yourself...

Amazon, Inc.: Seeing the Elliott Wave Pattern is Believing

Updated: September 20, 2017

When you look at price chart of Amazon, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), what do you see? Well, according to the experts, you should see a healthy bull trend -- and, at the same time, a stock vulnerable to decline. Any questions? The good news is, we have the answers!

Stock Market's "Proper Value" Is Nonsense -- Here's Why

Updated: September 18, 2017

Should investors rely on traditional ways of evaluating the stock market's "proper value"? You might be surprised at what these four charts show.

Indian Stocks Show You the Greatest Irony in All of Investing

Updated: September 15, 2017

The majority is never right at major turns -- not in any major market. See this very real example of why not to follow the herd.

Technical Vs. Fundamental Analysis? The Winner is ...

Updated: September 15, 2017

Should investors base market decisions on fundamental or technical analysis? A study conducted by three finance professors remains relevant in 2017. The results may surprise you.

The One Big Mistake That Most Stock Market Forecasters Make

Updated: September 13, 2017

There's a big reason why most stock market participants miss the major turns. Two charts provide you with valuable insights so you can avoid making the same big mistake. There's rarely been a more important time to anticipate the DJIA's next trend change.

2017 Ends With "7": What That Might Mean for Stocks

Updated: September 11, 2017

In 1939, Edgar Lawrence Smith discussed the stock market's Decennial Pattern. It "has been remarkably useful." One of the aspects of the Decennial Pattern relates directly to 2017. Get the details.

How Irma Could Affect U.S. Stocks

Updated: September 11, 2017

What effect do natural disasters have on the stock market? History gives us the answer.

Let's Get Practical: Is the S&P 500 Over or Under Valued?

Updated: September 7, 2017

See the trendline that gives a brilliant answer to the "stock market value" question.

This Indicators' 30-Year Track Record is Flashing Red for Stocks

Updated: September 6, 2017

For every $1 they hold in a money market, investors today hold $4.75 in equity funds. See for yourself if that's as crazy as it sounds.

Just in Time? "Tulip Mania" Blossoms Again

Updated: September 6, 2017

Historically, financially themed Hollywood productions have often coincided with trend changes in the DJIA. Now, a motion picture that is based on one of the biggest financial bubbles of all time has just opened at theaters. The movie tells a "financial story that's fascinating ... ."

The Stock Market, Mood Swings, and Your Investments

Updated: August 30, 2017

Investor sentiment pursues the "hot opportunity." But history shows it's better to use sentiment as a contrary indicator.

Trump Supporters Should Tell Congress to Impeach Him Right Now

Updated: August 28, 2017

President Trump. Love him or hate him, if you watch the news you have to deal with him. But for how long? Discover the president's chances to survive impeachment in this Chart of the Day video.

The Shocking Truth About Most Investment Portfolios

Updated: August 23, 2017

Very few know what the back-offices of brokerage firms know: the real story of how brokerage clients make out in financial markets. The CEO of a brokerage firm once confided in us. Here is what we were told ...

2017 is NOT "Just Another Year" for the Stock Market: Here's Why

Updated: August 23, 2017

See 11 charts from ONE page of Robert Prechter's Elliott Wave Theorist.

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.

How You Can Get Ahead of a Fast-Moving News Cycle

Updated: August 18, 2017

Watch Matt Lampert, Director of Research at the Socionomics Institute, show how you can use Elliott waves to act more confidently in other areas of your life, not just in the markets.

U.S. Stocks: What Market Sentiment Indicators are Telling You

Updated: August 17, 2017

Robert Kelley explains why bullish sentiment indicators aren't necessarily bullish for the market. Watch this new interview to learn what he expects next for U.S. stocks.

What's Next for Asia's 50 Blue Chips?

Updated: August 16, 2017

See our new forecast for this key index of Asia's 50 blue chips when you watch this clip from a new interview with our Global Opportunities Expert, Chris Carolan.

Any Market, Any Time: "Waves of Uncertainty" Vs. Elliott Waves

Updated: August 15, 2017

No one said it would be easy navigating the volatile near-term terrain of emerging markets, such as MSCI Taiwan SGX. But thanks to Elliott wave analysis, it doesn't have to be impossible.

The Euro, European Stocks & More: How to Spot a Hot Opportunity

Updated: August 15, 2017

Right now, the euro is approaching a point you need to know about. Watch this clip from a new interview with Chris Carolan, our Global Opportunities Expert, for details.

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.

This Is Why U.S. Stocks Are at a Critical Juncture

Updated: August 11, 2017

Right now is one of those special moments in the markets that will determine where stocks go for the next few weeks -- and the next few months. Watch this clip from a new interview with our Chief Market Analyst to learn why stocks today find themselves at such a critical moment in their Elliott wave pattern.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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...
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