Updated: November 20, 2017In this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of Commodity Junctures and Trader's Classroom, he discusses the larger trends across the softs and grains markets.
Updated: November 17, 2017In early March, sugar prices hit a sour note and embarked on a precipitous sell-off. Truth to be told, we didn't expect the decline for much later. But that didn't mean we weren't prepared when it happened.
Updated: November 3, 2017In this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, editor of our Commodity Junctures and Trader's Classroom, he tells you about his approach to market seasonality and explains how Elliott waves helps you ride long-term commodities cycles (focus: softs and grains).
Updated: October 30, 2017In late September, the USDA dropped a bearish bombshell on the lean hog market. So, why then did hog prices proceed to rally to a two-plus month high? Miracle -- or something else?
Updated: October 16, 2017In 2012, all fundamental signs in wheat's backdrop pointed UP. But instead, wheat prices entered a four-year long, 50%-plus deep bear market to a decade low before pausing. The grain went off its fundamental script. But it stayed true to its Elliott wave one.
Updated: October 6, 2017Jeffrey Kennedy tells you why he expects volatility to increase across commodities this fall, and as we move into 2018.
Updated: October 5, 2017Back in mid-2016, sugar prices were orbiting a 4-year high -- and all fundamental signs pointed in one direction: UP. But instead, the market soured to a 2-year low, which is why it may be time to break up with popular financial wisdom...
Updated: September 26, 2017One day, coffee prices rise -- and the drought is blamed. Next day, despite the drought, coffee prices fall... and post-factum explanations shift elsewhere. Maybe there's something more to coffee's price swings than weather...
Updated: September 13, 2017Many experts said orange juice was the single-most "hurricane-hit" commodity, with prices soaring ahead of Irma. But we believe there's more to this market's price trend than weather.
Updated: September 8, 2017In early 2011, our senior commodities analyst Jeffrey Kennedy saw a very bearish picture on the long-term price chart of the bellwether Continuous Commodity Index -- that of a mature Elliott wave "impulse." We're now in year six of the bear market that followed.
Updated: September 6, 2017In early 2014, lean hog prices stood at an all-time high amidst the most bullish fundamental backdrop in 30 years. And yet, prices got slaughtered in a 2-year long crash to 14-year lows. It's time to look beyond fundamentals to the other forces driving market trends.
Updated: August 25, 2017What do the 2017 bear market sell-off in sugar and the August rally in soybean oil have in common? They're both classic Elliott wave examples of what happens when a third wave develops on a market's price chart -- namely, huge moves!
Updated: August 18, 2017From 2012 to 2016, soybean prices went from all-time high -- to -- 8-year low in a 50%-plus bear-market selloff. As it turns out, this dramatic reversal was a perfect example of one of our favorite Elliott wave patterns in action, the ending diagonal.
Updated: August 7, 2017For traders, one of the best scenarios you can ask for is to catch a market as it's setting sail with the larger trend. Today, we use the recent sell-off in cocoa to show how Elliott wave analysis can help you do just that.
Updated: July 25, 2017Over the last two years, sugar prices have crashed… and spiked… and crashed, providing huge opportunities for investors and traders -- IF they stayed out in front of the dramatic turns, that is. Here's what might have helped them.
Updated: July 24, 2017See just how much you can learn from three simple charts.
Updated: June 7, 2017In late March, all fundamental signs in the market for lean hogs pointed in one clear direction: down. And yet, hog prices enjoyed a powerful rally to fresh contract highs. Find out the real story here!
Updated: May 10, 2017At the start of 2017, the cards of "market fundamentals" were stacked in sugar's bullish favor. But instead of reclaiming the upside, prices soured in a 20% selloff to a one-year low in late April. Find out the unconventional reason why.
Updated: March 22, 2017See how expert commodity analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy, used Elliott waves to call for the 2016 history-making crash in the live cattle market.
Updated: March 21, 2017Crude Oil is one of the most volatile markets on the planet. Find out what Jeffrey Kennedy, EWI's expert commodity analyst, called for at the beginning of 2016 and see how that forecast turned out.
Updated: March 16, 2017For commodity investors and traders, it's easy to fall victim to information overload.
Updated: February 16, 2017Since last August, cocoa prices have been in a “meltdown” (CNBC). But imagine having a clear “line” in the sand which, if crossed, would signal such a sell-off -- before it occurred. Well, you don’t have to imagine.
Updated: January 31, 2017On January 26, rubber prices soared to their highest level in four years. And, according to many sources, torrential rainfall in southern Thailand is the main driver of the market’s rally. Except, rubber prices started bouncing before the floods.
Updated: January 9, 2017At the start of July 2016, cocoa prices were orbiting multi-year highs. And, according to mainstream fundamental analysis, the commodity’s uptrend was in the bag. So, why did cocoa prices then reverse in a gut-wrenching decline to three-year lows? The answer might surprise you
Updated: December 30, 2016In 2011 and 2014, mainstream finance resolved that commodities would make a major comeback. In 2016, those same experts predicted the sector was doomed. The end result: 0 for 3. But someone got the story right.
Updated: December 28, 2016At the start of 2016, discussions focused on how China's economic slowdown had hurt the prices of commodities. Even so, our January Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast told subscribers to expect a "turnaround" for commodities. Find out how the Elliott wave model served as a guide.
Updated: December 20, 2016In February 2011, sugar prices reversed from a 30-year high to embark on a 40% crash to one-year lows. Turns out, sugar's 2011 bear market was following an Elliott wave "triangle" script. Here's why forex traders of one particular currency pair will want to pay attention to sugar's past... now.
Updated: November 4, 2016When it comes to staying ahead of major price turns in commodity markets, many investors stay tuned to various "channels" which keep them abreast of weather, political, or economic events that may affect a market's future trend. But, as the 2016 rally in coffee prices shows us, there's only one true "channel" to watch!
Updated: September 21, 2016In mid-2015, sugar futures were mired in a multi-year bear market, with prices plunging to an 8-year low. All fundamental signs pointed D-O-W-N. But instead, sugar prices turned up, in a powerful 90% rally! Know the real reason why, today.
Updated: August 15, 2016What’s the biggest commodity mover of the year so far? If you guessed gold or oil, you’re wrong. Click here to see what it was. And yeah, Jeff Kennedy nailed it for his subs.
Updated: June 14, 2016Holy Soy! Between March 1 and June 1, soybean prices went from an 8-year low, to being the #1 performer among all 22 listed futures on the Bloomberg Commodity Index. Oddly enough, there was no fundamental reason for bean's bullish comeback. There was, however, an Elliott wave one!
Updated: June 9, 2016Since plummeting to the abyss of a 13-year low in January, the Bloomberg Commodity Index rocketed 21% to enter official "bull market" territory on June 6. Some say the Fed's ongoing commitment to ultra-low interest rates is feeding the sector's fire. But there's a whole lot more to this new "bull" run than meets the eye.
Updated: June 8, 2016Five months ago, by almost every fundamental measure, commodity prices were dead in the water. And yet, as of June 6, the commodity sector as a whole went from doom to BOOM! So, what changed? The answer might surprise you.
Updated: May 18, 2016Sometimes it's hard to get excited about sideways movement on a market's price chart. Like, say, the four-month long sideways crawl in sugar prices from October 2015 to January 2016. But from an Elliott wave standpoint, this kind of "holding pattern" is often cause for the greatest excitement.
Updated: May 4, 2016Yes, major weather events can temporarily alter prices. But ultimately, they will go back to resume their natural course. Take, for example, the recent performance by soybean futures.
Updated: April 29, 2016Watch this new interview with Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of our Commodity Junctures market-forecasting service, to learn about the one commodity [Jeff] is most excited about.
Updated: April 18, 2016In 2012, all fundamental signs in wheat's backdrop pointed UP. But instead, wheat prices entered a four-year long, 50%-plus deep bear market to the decade lows we see today. The grain went off its fundamental script. But it stayed true to its Elliott wave one.
Updated: March 23, 2016According to mainstream wisdom, commodity prices revolve around the Federal Reserve's monetary policy. But historical evidence proves there's a much larger force at the center of the commodity universe.
Updated: March 21, 2016
Updated: March 9, 2016On March 7, iron ore prices rocketed a staggering 19% in is largest, single-day rally ever. According to the experts, ore's surge was a sign the market had gone "berzerk." Yet --from an Elliott wave perspective, the move is right on schedule.
Updated: March 4, 2016Back in 2012, all the fundamental signs pointed UP in soybeans. But instead, bean prices turned down, plummeting 50%-plus in the multi-year bear market we see today. Here are some signs to help you spot the next big trend change.
Updated: February 22, 2016Learn more about our Chief Commodity Analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy, and what he thinks makes Elliott wave principle so compelling: Namely, that it puts price action into context of a larger trend.
Updated: February 5, 2016Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of Commodity Junctures, puts the 2015 decline in commodities into perspective in terms of the larger trend.
Updated: December 9, 2015Between 2011 and 2015, copper has gone from life force of a commodity bull market -- to life raft in a commodity bear. Turns out, the reversal in the red metal's fate is exactly what the Elliott wave "doctor" ordered.
Updated: November 30, 2015The downtrend in commodity prices was advertised in the chart pattern long before China's economic slowdown. Now, sentiment has reached a negative extreme.
Updated: November 20, 2015In 2012, all the "fundamental" lines added up in corn's bullish favor. And yet, corn prices embarked on a multi-year bear market that persists today. Lend your "ear" to the full story...
Updated: November 16, 2015From their March 2014 peak, lean hog prices have plummeted 60%-plus to a six-year low. Turns out, the price slaughter was not what the fundamental doctor ordered.
Updated: November 11, 2015Learn why our Chief Commodity Analyst is anticipating downward pressure across the commodity markets.
Updated: October 2, 2015Watch this clip from Commodity Junctures' editor, Jeffrey Kennedy -- and learn why he believes the next couple of weeks will be pivotal for many commodities.
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: June 24, 2015One of the most common requests we get from traders is: Can you teach me how to look at a chart and find opportunities for myself?
Updated: December 30, 2014Use this free lesson to brush up on methods and indicators that can help you improve your confidence in your own market analysis.
Updated:First you'll hear from our Chief Commodity analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy. Learn what he thinks of extreme volatility in commodities, he also offers his big picture perspective -- and reveals when he expects the next major low. Our Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg recently spoke to a packed house at a San Francisco investment show -- this next clip is an excerpt from that presentation. Steve goes through copper's price action and explains how it can actually be used as a market indicator to foreshadow a weakening economy. In today's last feature, EWI correspondent Bob Stokes also reports commodity prices. As Bob explains, one index recently fell to an 11-year low and commodity price declines have recently accelerated. This downtrend points to a rare economic trend -- deflation.
Updated:Matt Lampert, the director of the Socionomics Institute spoke with Dr. Jon Fassett who will bring his knowledge and enthusiasm for fractals in nature and finance to the 2016 Social Mood Conference. Correspondent Bob Stokes brings us our next feature and explains how you can get ahead of gold's rally. Last up today is an analyst spotlight on Jeffrey Kennedy. Learn how Jeff got introduced to the financial markets and ultimately the Wave Principle.
Updated:August was the worst month for the Dow in five years, yet many investors remain optimistic about stocks. If a bear market has started, history shows that many of these investors will hold all the way down. EWI correspondent Bob Stokes reports. Bob Stokes brings us our next report on the Fed. The only thing the Fed has to show for its purchase of $1.5 trillion worth of Treasuries (also known as QE) is a high-priced stock market. Now even that may be crumbling. And now the credibility of the central bank is on the line. Many energy market observers say "oversupply" explains oil's price plunge. Others blame the financial turmoil in China. However, we at Elliott Wave International see a rare trend at work that you need to know about. Our last report today also comes from correspondent Bob Stokes.
Updated:Bob's first report takes a look at US Dollar. There was no shortage of U.S. dollar bears during the 2007 to 2009 financial crisis. But the greenback defied the negative sentiment and now trades near 100. Learn what could have helped you anticipate that sharp bounce. In this next feature, correspondent Bob Stokes reports on the CRB Index. As he explains, the downtrend in commodity prices was advertised in the chart pattern long before China's economic slowdown. And now, sentiment has reached a negative extreme. In finance, demand and price move in the same direction. This next report explains how applying the laws of consumer economics to the stock market is a big mistake.
Updated:In this week's episode, we talk to three analysts from Elliott Wave International about the respective markets they cover. We start off with Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of our Commodity Junctures market-forecasting service, to learn about the one commodity Jeff is most excited about. Next up is an interview with Jim Martens, the editor of our Currency Pro Service. He has been using Elliott wave analysis since the mid-1980s -- on forex markets, for most of that time. Here, Jim tells you how Elliott waves help you "make sense" of the FX markets -- and why it's important to look at the larger trend. In today's last interview, Chris Carolan explains what a weaker dollar implies for Asian equities and gives an update on what he's looking at in China.