Updated: December 14, 2017On May 16, our Trader's Classroom editor saw an extremely clear bullish Elliott wave pattern underway on the price chart of Plug Power Inc. and called for a BIG rally. See what happened next.
Updated: December 11, 2017Market 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.
Updated: December 11, 2017Have a look at prices -- and the forecast -- when we did NOT know what 2017 would hold…
Updated: December 8, 2017With 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."
Updated: December 7, 2017How much price history does a stock need before you can make a high-confidence forecast? Well, in the case of Snapchat (SNAP), five trading days was enough for our Trader's Classroom editor to anticipate the tech IPO's 2017 crash.
Updated: December 7, 2017A lot, as shown in this brief chapter from the new book, Socionomic Studies of Society and Culture.
Updated: December 7, 2017For every one dollar in "bear" funds, investors have fourteen dollars in "bull" funds. See what happened the PREVIOUS time this ratio was so extreme.
Updated: December 6, 2017Hedge fund managers are reputed to be among the smartest of the smart on Wall Street. So, you might be surprised that they make the same critical mistake that most novice investors make. This chart helps to explain.
Updated: December 4, 2017The 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...
Updated: November 28, 2017In July, after O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) had plummeted 30%, the mainstream experts found the cause for the crash -- a "mild winter." But what about seeing the sell-off before it happened? Yes, there was a way.
Updated: November 28, 2017Shoppers have been getting into brawls for the sake of a bargain. It's all over the news this holiday season. At the same time, investors hate bargains in the stock market and love stocks when prices are high. What gives? Here's the explanation...
Updated: November 22, 2017Throughout each trading day, there's an awful lot of chatter in the financial press about what will drive the stock market's trend. In our experience, so-called "fundamental" market information is almost always one step behind the price action. Yet, even if you were isolated from financial news, you could still successfully forecast the market by only having access to this tool...
Updated: November 21, 2017Think the Fed's interest rates control the stock market? Watch as Matt Lampert shows you how to bust this market myth in 2 minutes, using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.
Updated: November 21, 2017When 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.
Updated: November 20, 2017The positive social mood that drives a bull market in stocks also drives art market prices. Just recently, this painting sold for a record-shattering $450 million. Learn how other record-high prices in the art world coincided with turns in the DJIA.
Updated: November 17, 2017Investors 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...."
Updated: November 15, 2017How 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...
Updated: November 13, 2017What happens when HIGH consumer confidence joins LOW savings? See and hear the answer right now.
Updated: November 8, 2017Robert 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.
Updated: November 6, 2017Many investors are tempted to buy any "dip" during a stock market uptrend. But this psychology has its perils. Here's what usually happens after a full market cycle has played out.
Updated: November 6, 2017A 17-year low in cash holdings sends a screaming message: "Hear" (and see) it for yourself.
Updated: November 3, 2017Is there a way to navigate the near-term price trend in a hugely popular stock like Facebook -- without getting sucked into the maelstrom of news surrounding the company? Our answer: definitely. It's called technical analysis.
Updated: November 3, 2017A new survey reveals what millionaire investors are doing with their capital -- find out the details. Also learn about the unprecedented market action of mutual fund managers.
Updated: November 2, 2017A famous advertisement says, "diamonds are forever." However, financial up-trends are not. Learn about these signs of a dangerous financial optimism.
Updated: October 31, 2017Remember 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.
Updated: October 31, 2017See for yourself when we turned bullish on Amazon (hint: nearly 1 year ago).
Updated: October 27, 2017Social mood fluctuates between extremes of optimism and pessimism. At least two developments suggest that a major trend change is afoot. Get the details.
Updated: October 27, 2017A stunning reversal in investor psychology holds implications for the stock market that are sure to surprise the unprepared majority.
Updated: October 26, 2017Of 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.
Updated: October 26, 20173 charts offer 3 different "looks" at the Dow Industrials. Yet, see for yourself what they have in common.
Updated: October 25, 2017Robert 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.
Updated: October 23, 2017Multiple ways to see the same market? Yes. See TWO recent long-term charts of the Dow Industrials from Robert Prechter.
Updated: October 23, 2017If there's ever been a time to resist the impulse to follow the investing crowd, now is that time. Large speculators are making a bet that's four times larger than what they made in January 2008. Take a look at this chart.
Updated: October 19, 2017We tackle a surprising topic for a market-forecasting firm - see for yourself how stocks and demographics correlate.
Updated: October 18, 2017In 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.
Updated: October 18, 2017Socionomic 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.
Updated: October 18, 2017Catalonia declares and then suspends its independence from Spain. Agence France-Presse reports seven other European regions are "demanding more autonomy or even independence." How did Europe get here? And what's next? As this excerpt from the just-published book Socionomic Causality in Politics shows, just ask the stock market.
Updated: October 17, 2017The words (and strategy) sound the safest at the end of every bull market...
Updated: October 16, 2017Many 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.
Updated: October 13, 2017A group of stock market bears has just done an about-face. One of EWI's analysts describes the switch as "stunning." A chart helps to explain.
Updated: October 11, 2017Guess 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.
Updated: October 10, 2017When 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.
Updated: October 9, 2017FANG 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"?
Updated: October 5, 2017Most investors commit to the trend at the wrong time: when it's about to turn. Have we arrived "there" in stocks?
Updated: October 3, 2017The 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.
Updated: October 2, 2017Many investors seek to mirror the trades of Warren Buffett. See how EWI analysts took the opposite side of a Buffet trade and how "Warren Buffett Versus the Wave Principle" has worked out so far.
Updated: October 2, 2017See for yourself how GMP subscribers were ready ahead of time for the thirty-percent-plus rise in this major world stock market.
Updated: September 29, 2017Robert Kelley, the editor of our U.S. Stocks Intraday Pro Service, explains why waves of market psychology are more important than seasonal factors.
Updated: September 27, 2017The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast warned about this financially dangerous sign of " wild-eyed optimism" in June 2007, and the stock market went on to top some four months later. Now, in 2017, the same warning sign is appearing. Get the details you need to know.
Updated: September 25, 2017You've probably seen the picture of the self-satisfied, rich man burning dollar bills to light a cigar. But, gold eating? The signs of excess are sending one clear message. Pay attention to this time-tested stock market indicator.
Updated: September 25, 2017A shocking amount of time has gone by since this sentiment was so extreme: See it for yourself...
Updated: September 20, 2017When you look at price chart of Amazon, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), what do you see? Well, according to the experts, you should see a healthy bull trend -- and, at the same time, a stock vulnerable to decline. Any questions? The good news is, we have the answers!
Updated: September 18, 2017Should investors rely on traditional ways of evaluating the stock market's "proper value"? You might be surprised at what these four charts show.
Updated: September 15, 2017The majority is never right at major turns -- not in any major market. See this very real example of why not to follow the herd.
Updated: September 15, 2017Should investors base market decisions on fundamental or technical analysis? A study conducted by three finance professors remains relevant in 2017. The results may surprise you.
Updated: September 13, 2017There's a big reason why most stock market participants miss the major turns. Two charts provide you with valuable insights so you can avoid making the same big mistake. There's rarely been a more important time to anticipate the DJIA's next trend change.
Updated: September 11, 2017In 1939, Edgar Lawrence Smith discussed the stock market's Decennial Pattern. It "has been remarkably useful." One of the aspects of the Decennial Pattern relates directly to 2017. Get the details.
Updated: September 11, 2017What effect do natural disasters have on the stock market? History gives us the answer.
Updated: September 7, 2017See the trendline that gives a brilliant answer to the "stock market value" question.
Updated: September 6, 2017For every $1 they hold in a money market, investors today hold $4.75 in equity funds. See for yourself if that's as crazy as it sounds.
Updated: September 6, 2017Historically, financially themed Hollywood productions have often coincided with trend changes in the DJIA. Now, a motion picture that is based on one of the biggest financial bubbles of all time has just opened at theaters. The movie tells a "financial story that's fascinating ... ."
Updated: August 30, 2017Investor sentiment pursues the "hot opportunity." But history shows it's better to use sentiment as a contrary indicator.
Updated: August 28, 2017President 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.
Updated: August 23, 2017Very few know what the back-offices of brokerage firms know: the real story of how brokerage clients make out in financial markets. The CEO of a brokerage firm once confided in us. Here is what we were told ...
Updated: August 23, 2017See 11 charts from ONE page of Robert Prechter's Elliott Wave Theorist.
Updated: August 22, 2017Periods 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."
Updated: August 18, 2017See the on-target stock market forecasts subscribers read before the big decline on August 17.
Updated: August 18, 2017Watch 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.
Updated: August 17, 2017Robert 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.
Updated: August 16, 2017See 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.
Updated: August 15, 2017No 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.
Updated: August 15, 2017Right 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.
Updated: August 14, 2017Since 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."
Updated: August 14, 2017Does the DJIA rise more often during times of war or peace? You might be surprised when you review these six charts.
Updated: August 11, 2017Right 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.
Updated: August 7, 2017The 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.
Updated: August 4, 2017Many investors are just as committed to the stock market as they were at the January 2000 top. The same patterns of investor psychology appear to repeat themselves. Take a look at these two charts.
Updated: August 3, 2017The NYC Subway and the Stock Market: See Amazing Parallel Trends and Turns For Yourself.
Updated: August 2, 2017A burst of technological innovations and rip-roaring bull markets tend to go hand-in-hand. Find out about one particular concept that "has a long history that lines up well with key junctures in stock prices."
Updated: August 2, 2017Robert Kelley weighs in on recent price action in U.S. stocks.
Updated: July 28, 2017The notion that "earnings drive stock prices" powers a lot of research on Wall Street. See a chart that torches this assumption.
Updated: July 26, 2017The 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.
Updated: July 24, 2017The evidence shows that when corporate executives initiate buyback programs of shares, the decisions are usually not born from rational analysis. The share price performance of corporations which invested in their own shares might surprise you.
Updated: July 19, 2017In 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.
Updated: July 14, 2017Stock market action in recent weeks suggests that the enthusiasm for the technology sector is simmering down. More than that, outright animosity is being directed toward some of technology's biggest names. Here's what we see down the road.
Updated: July 14, 2017In 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.
Updated: July 13, 2017Brian Whitmer tells you why you may not want to hang your hat on the latest rally in British stocks.
Updated: July 7, 2017In 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.
Updated: July 7, 2017Robert Kelley discusses the sentiment gauges he monitors. See what they're telling you about the market trend.
Updated: June 30, 2017Stock picking is losing favor. On the other hand, passive investing is growing in popularity. This fits with the stock market's Elliott wave pattern. The mania is not over, but the end might be closer than many investors realize.
Updated: June 26, 2017The patterns of investor psychology are the same the world over, and have repeated throughout financial history. Let's look at stocks in the U.S. and Japan, then and now, and see if we can find similarities.
Updated: June 19, 2017Sir Isaac Newton famously said that "for every action, there is an equal and opposite re-action." But does this "law of motion" apply to finance? Many investors believe so, but the evidence shows that economic news does not affect the stock market.
Updated: June 13, 2017Matt 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.
Updated: June 9, 2017Mainstream financial wisdom tells you that negative news events and economic data cause stock prices to fall. But if that were true, then 2016 should've seen Brazil's stock market crash. Instead, it soared to a five-year high. There's only one explanation that makes sense.
Updated: June 9, 2017Are 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.
Updated: June 5, 2017True or False: If the eurozone government and IMF start withholding their bailout payments to Greece, then Greek shares will fall. If you answered true, then this story is a must-read!
Updated: May 30, 2017In 2016, the prevailing sentiment toward China's economy was negative. Yet, if investors had avoided China's internet sector, they would have missed a significant advance. The whole episode teaches a valuable lesson.
Updated: May 19, 2017How could the attempted military coup in Turkey in July 2016 have possibly been a bullish sign for Turkish stocks? Get our insights -- and see two charts that show the price story.
Updated: May 15, 2017A chief investment officer just told USA Today, "Listening to the 6 o'clock news gets investors off track." Find out why he made that statement. Plus, see what a "news-driven" and rational-reaction graph of stock prices would look like. (Hint: It's nothing you'd ever see in real life.)
Updated: May 12, 2017The 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.
Updated: May 10, 2017Mark Galasiewski tells you what to make of the recent price action in Australia, Korea and Japan.
Updated: May 8, 2017There'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.
Updated: May 5, 2017There's a sizeable gap between investor expectations and historical market returns. Chalk it up to ramped-up optimism and what psychologists call "information avoidance." Two surveys and one chart are revealing.
Updated: May 1, 2017NYSE margin debt levels reached records in the milestone market years of 2000 and 2007. But wait until you see what that level is now. Plus, find out how hedge funds are making matters even more precarious.
Updated: April 26, 2017If investors would only review the historical data, they would discover the sobering truth about news and the stock market. Do you believe a presidential assassination or a major terrorist attack would affect the market's trend? Find out what really happened.
Updated: April 24, 2017On April 24, Germany's DAX Index soared to a new, all-time high. Mainstream pundits say the April 23 outcome of the French Presidential Election lit the market's bullish fire. Here's our take on the rally.
Updated: April 20, 2017Years 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.
Updated: April 19, 2017Jeffrey 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.
Updated: April 17, 2017Even professionals have a hard time beating the market. But a study of 2600 stock recommendations by market technicians vs. fundamentalists came to this "striking conclusion."
Updated: April 13, 2017If 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.
Updated: April 11, 2017In 2007, the KBW Bank index turned down months ahead of the DJIA. In 2017, optimistic expectations are again running high for the financial sector. Ironically, history shows that investors should be the most worried when financial fear is absent. Let's review today's position of the "fear index" VIX and KBW Bank Index.
Updated: April 6, 2017In 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.
Updated: April 6, 2017Brian Whitmer, our Senior European Analyst, highlights the precarious position of European stock markets.
Updated: April 5, 2017Almost 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.
Updated: April 3, 2017Would you invest in a fund with a guaranteed three-year average annual rate of return of 50%? The answer "yes" seems to be obvious. But let's take a closer look.
Updated: March 31, 2017The 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.
Updated: March 28, 2017The 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.
Updated: March 20, 2017Some 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.
Updated: March 17, 2017The Fed just announced a 0.25% hike of its benchmark rate -- the second such move in the past three months. A long-held Wall Street belief is that higher rates mean a downturn in stock market prices. Let's put that belief to a test.
Updated: March 16, 2017In 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.
Updated: March 15, 2017Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, explains how EWAVES is different from other Elliott wave programs.
Updated: March 14, 2017Rather 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.
Updated: March 10, 2017See 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.
Updated: March 9, 2017On 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.
Updated: March 8, 2017You 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.
Updated: March 7, 2017In our latest "Video Mailbag," two of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.
Updated: March 7, 2017The financial media regularly rationalizes fluctuations in the markets by attributing them to various news and events. "A causes B." We take a different view.
Updated: March 3, 2017An 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.
Updated: March 2, 2017Some 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?"
Updated: March 1, 2017Yes, you can maintain your financial objectivity when others are losing it. For example, when fear was running rampant during the 2008 bear market, one Asian-Pacific analyst made a historic forecast for a huge rally. Here's how he did it. ...
Updated: February 27, 2017This 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.
Updated: February 27, 2017Since 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...
Updated: February 21, 2017Market 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.
Updated: February 17, 2017The 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.
Updated: February 16, 2017As 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...
Updated: February 14, 2017In 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.
Updated: February 13, 2017Our U.S. equity analyst, Tom Prindaville, shares his background and analytical approach to the markets in this spotlight video.
Updated: February 6, 2017Financial 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.
Updated: January 31, 2017Our 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.
Updated: January 30, 2017Despite 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.
Updated: January 27, 2017The 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.
Updated: January 27, 2017Just 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).
Updated: January 26, 2017Mark Galasiewski shares new insights into this opportunity-rich region.
Updated: January 26, 2017The 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.
Updated: January 25, 2017By 2012’s end, Japan’s stock market seemed to be locked in a bearish fundamentally-sound death-spiral with nowhere to go but down. And yet, prices embarked on a spectacular four-year long bull run to their highest level in 18 years. What gives?
Updated: January 23, 2017There 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).
Updated: January 12, 2017In 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.
Updated: January 10, 2017Why have an ever-greater number of U.S. investors entrusted their money, not to experts, but to the assumption that the stock market itself can just take care of their investment?
Updated: December 29, 2016The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. The stock market's price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.
Updated: December 27, 2016In part 2 of our in-depth interview with Steve Hochberg, Steve explains what else makes Elliott wave analysis so useful and practical.
Updated: December 23, 2016Steve 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."
Updated: December 21, 2016The 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.
Updated: December 20, 2016The 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?
Updated: December 7, 2016RCA had an unrivaled influence on 20th century entertainment technologies. Yet, its share price never truly caught up to 1929. Watch this and discover why.
Updated: December 6, 2016Even 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."
Updated: December 6, 2016Mainstream 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?
Updated: December 1, 2016Mark 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.
Updated: November 28, 2016As 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.
Updated: November 22, 2016In this new interview, Wayne Gorman, the head of our Educational Resources Department, offers tips and strategies for options traders.
Updated: November 22, 2016If 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.
Updated: November 21, 2016Investors 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.
Updated: November 17, 2016What 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.
Updated: November 14, 2016Is 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.
Updated: November 9, 2016More 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.
Updated: November 8, 2016Where 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.
Updated: November 8, 2016Nine of our top market strategists offer a sneak peek of sentiment in their markets ahead of the U.S. presidential election.
Updated: November 7, 2016At 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.
Updated: November 7, 2016Pete Kendall, the co-editor of our monthly Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, tells you more about the just-published Financial Forecast's special Election section.
Updated: November 4, 2016Major 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.
Updated: July 26, 2016Every new earnings season analysts discuss their impact on the broad stock market. Yet, the idea of earnings driving the broad trend is a GIANT myth -- and this chart proves it.
Updated: June 1, 2016Socionomics 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.
Updated: May 31, 2016See examples of a head-and-shoulders pattern in a chart of SPY, the ETF that tracks the S&P 500.
Updated: March 8, 2016In this video, our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy reminds us why trying to force a price chart into a wave pattern is a bad idea.
Updated: February 2, 2016In this 4-minute video clip, from Robert Prechter's brand-new video presentation, Prechter offers a whole new perspective on financial causality -- a perspective that allows you to anticipate, understand and act on developing financial trends that nearly all other investors and social forecasters fail to see coming.
Updated: November 23, 2015Applying the laws of consumer economics to the stock market is a big mistake. See an illustration that shows how they differ.
Updated: November 18, 2015You'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.
Updated: November 18, 2015You'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.
Updated: November 12, 2015"Most investors follow the actions of others, whether they are on the right side of the market or not. The result is that prices move according to investors' optimism and pessimism. Investors use the news to rationalize their emotional decisions -- and most people lose money." How can you avoid that?
Updated: October 29, 2015The evidence is clear. The stock market leads the economy contrary to popular belief. Episode 2 of the Elliott Wave Pillars series walks you through the overwhelming evidence that proves this point without a doubt.
Updated: October 29, 2015The Golden Ratio is found everywhere, from nature to human behavior to financial markets. Episode 3 of the Elliott Wave Pillars Series explains this amazing natural phenomenon in greater detail.
Updated: October 29, 2015The Elliott Wave Pillars Series walks you through why we view the markets and social action the way we do. You'll see compelling evidence that will help change how you view the markets.
Updated: October 14, 2015Elliott waves don't merely reflect prices plotted over time. Each wave has its own "personality." Watch this video to learn more about the psychology behind the waves -- and how it affects your investment decisions.
Updated: September 14, 2015Something 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.
Updated: August 6, 2015In 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.
Updated: July 27, 2015Watch 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.
Updated: July 1, 2015You 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."
Updated: February 3, 2014Positive 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...