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Commodities: Here's Why "I'm Looking Lower"

Learn what EWI's Jeffrey Kennedy thinks of extreme volatility in commodities, get his big-picture perspective -- and find out when he expects the next major low.

Will 2015 Be a Happy New Year for Commodities?

In the last four years, the popular pundits twice resolved that commodities would make a comeback. And twice the sector failed to fulfill their bullish New Year's "resolutions."

Commodities' "Black Friday" Sends a Much Bigger Message

Back in 2008, the consensus strongly agreed that crude oil and the CRB index of commodities would keep rising. Instead, both markets came crashing down. Here's why.

Commodities: New Year's Promises Vs. Elliott Wave Patterns

In 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.

"The One Commodity I'm Most Excited About"

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

Why Can't the Fed "Move" Commodities?

According 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.

Commodities Get Clobbered Like Our Analysts Said They Would

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

How to View the Huge 2016 Commodities Comeback

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

Commodities: The Kite of Opportunity is Flying High

At 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.

2016 Will Surprise Commodity Traders & Investors

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

Multiple Markets Ending Their Recent Trends Now

Watch this clip from Commodity Junctures' editor, Jeffrey Kennedy -- and learn why he believes the next couple of weeks will be pivotal for many commodities.

A 2016 Commodity Forecast You May Have Missed

At 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.

The Fed Can't Stop the Commodity Bear Market

As the CRB index of commodities plunges to a 7-year low, many investors are looking to the Fed to stem the falling price tide. See why such faith is sorely misplaced.

Commodities: Long & Short-Term Forecasts

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

Commodities: Exciting Opportunities Are Unfolding NOW

Learn why our Chief Commodity Analyst is anticipating downward pressure across the commodity markets.

2015 Commodities Forecast: Why Bulls Might Get a Surprise

Our Chief Commodity Analyst gives you a preview of what to expect in the commodity markets in 2015. Listen to the interview to get Jeffrey Kennedy's latest take on cocoa, corn, soybeans, wheat and more.

With Wall Street Leaving Commodities, Should YOU Be Showing Up?

The mass "exodus" of financial institutions from commodities continues. Could this be a sign that the 6-year long commodity bear market has bottomed?

Commodity Investors: It's Time to Look Beyond the Fed

Since 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.

The Pace of Commodity Price Declines Says "Deflation"

Commodity prices are in the claws of a bearish trend. One index recently fell to an 11-year low and commodity price declines have recently accelerated. This downtrend points to a rare economic trend.

Copper Prices: From Life Force to Life Raft

Between 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.

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

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

Strike While the Iron Ore Opportunity Is Hot

On 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.

Huge Gains for this Grain Were "Unimaginable"

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

We Nailed the Year's Biggest Move

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

Lean Hogs: "It's amazing what a month can do."

In late March, all fundamental signs in the market for lean hogs pointed in one clear direction: down. And yet, hog prices enjoyed a powerful rally to fresh contract highs. Find out the real story here!

Commodity Investors: The Line Between Opportunity & Regret

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

Crude Oil: How to Catch a Falling Knife -- Safely

Crude 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.

Sugar Investors: "Desperately Seeking..." Clarity and Objectivity

Over 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.

Give Thanks for a... Truly Objective Commodity Forecast

In 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...

This Commodity Has Perked Up its Investors' Portfolios

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

Some Commodity Opportunities DON'T Hinge on Supply/Demand Data

From 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.

Oh No! Is the World Running Out of Chocolate ... Again?

In 2010, a historic supply deficit was widely expected to keep the bullish wind in cocoa's sails. But instead, cocoa prices crashed in a 45% sell-off to 3-year lows. Now, a similar supply/demand picture is developing.

Are Wheat Bears Set to Meet their Maker?

In 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.

Forex Traders: A Surprising Lesson from Commodities

In 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.

Elliott Wave Analysis: Where the RUBBER Meets the Road

On 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. 

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

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

Live Cattle: A Cure for Mad Price Disease

See how expert commodity analyst, Jeffrey Kennedy, used Elliott waves to call for the 2016 history-making crash in the live cattle market.

Soybean Futures: How to Ride the Elliott Waves of Opportunity

For commodity investors and traders, it's easy to fall victim to information overload.

3 Ways to Identify Support and Resistance -- 5 Chart Examples

Use this free lesson to brush up on methods and indicators that can help you improve your confidence in your own market analysis.

6 Lessons to Help You Find Trading Opportunities in Any Market

One 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?

One Elliott Wave Pattern That's Truly Worth the Wait

Sometimes 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.

Soybean Prices and the Giant "Gorilla Experiment"

Back 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.

Coffee Prices Have Soared Since June. Here's Why

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

Why You Need the Wave Principle in YOUR Toolbox, Too

Learn 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.

3 charts, 3 forecasts, in 7 fast minutes

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

10 Popular Investment Myths Shattered

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."

The D-Word: Deflation

Brian Whitmer, our European Markets Expert, discusses deflation and its effect on European economies, as well as deflation in world-wide economies.

Quantitative Easing - All for Nothing? (Confessions of a Fed Insider)

The only thing the Fed has to show for its purchase of $1.5 trillion worth of Treasuries (QE) is a high-priced stock market. Now even that may be crumbling. The credibility of the central bank is on the line.

Learn to Trade Like the Professionals

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

Iran Agreement & Crude Oil: The Fundamentals Aren't Everything

As everyone knows, the U.S., Iran and five other nations reached a huge agreement Tuesday. Let’s set aside the politics of the agreement for a moment. What does it mean for the price of crude? Here's an Elliott wave viewpoint.

Triangles Offer Traders Important Forecasting Information

EWI analyst Jeffrey Kennedy explains why triangles offer traders important forecasting information. Take a look at a chart that shows a real-world example of the triangle price pattern, and read Jeffrey's comments.

Stocks and Economy: What to Look for in 2015

Can the bull market continue without a stronger economy? Many people would say, no -- but when you dig a little deeper, you quickly discover that it's not supported by the facts.

Spot High-Confidence Trading Opportunities Using Moving Averages

The moving average is a technical indicator which has stood the test of time. EWI Senior Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy shows you how to spot high-confidence trading opportunities using moving averages. Two charts provide examples.

How to Use Sentiment to Identify Market Extremes and Looming Reversals

In this new clip from Steve Hochberg's presentation at the 2016 San Francisco MoneyShow, you'll see how the extreme sentiment surrounding gold helped him anticipate its looming reversal.

Crude Oil: Biggest One-Day Tumble of 2017

It finally happened. On March 8, crude oil prices fell more than 5%. See why this explosive price action had been in the works for weeks -- and why it had little to do with supply and demand factors.

Are You Prepared for a Rare Economic Deflation?

In 2002, Conquer the Crash was virtually alone in warning about deflation. Now, European government officials acknowledge that the Continent faces deflation. More than that, the financial press is now raising concern about the prospects of a U.S. deflation. Are you prepared?

China: What Deflation Looks Like

The Shanghai Composite fell 8% on July 8, for a total of 32% since the June 12 peak. Trading was halted by the authorities. Using the word "crash" is becoming appropriate. But, strangely, stocks are not the only asset class crashing in China right now.

Moving Averages Can Identify a Trade

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.

Look What's Beating Stocks and Bonds So Far in 2015

Conservative investors have been punished with exceptionally low interest rates. But at least they haven't lost money. Learn about a good way to defend your portfolio against rising rates.

Oil's Slippery Slope: How Far Will Prices Fall?

The price of crude oil just hit a six-year low. Market forecasters offer different views on what's next. We conclude with what the July Elliott Wave Theorist has to say.

Here's What a Time-Tested Economic Indicator is Telling Us Now

This economic indicator has stood the test of time -- and it's sending an ominous message. A 3 1/2-year shelf of support has recently been broken. See two charts that tell you what you need to know now.

Why Is Crude Oil's Price So Volatile?

Many energy market observers say "oversupply" explains oil's price plunge. Others blame the financial turmoil in China. We see a rare trend at work that you need to know about.

How the "Peak Oil" Story Crashed with its Price

In the mid-2000s, the world feared it was running out of oil. Speculators, in turn, became feverishly bullish on oil's price. A 78% crash soon followed. Today, almost no one talks about "Peak Oil."

Natural Gas: Harness the Volatility

The three-month long roller-coaster ride in natural gas has been epic: First, prices plunged to a 17-year low in late December, then less than one month later, they soared 50% into early January before turning back down. Now it's time to harness that volatility.

"Catching" the Nikkei's Near-Term Trend

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

How to "Buy Low and Sell High" Like a Pro

The old Wall Street advice to "buy low and sell high" seems easier said than done. But there's a group of traders who consistently pull it off. Find out who they are and, more important, what makes them so different.

Yellen: "We Expect Inflation to Move Back to 2%." (Don't Hold Your Breath.)

The Fed's 2% inflation target remains elusive even after a prolonged period of near-zero interest rates. We see evidence of a rare economic trend that the Fed will be powerless against. See two charts that help to explain.

Inching Closer to "The Great Pension Bust"

Public and private pensions now rely on how well hedge funds perform. This strategy may prove lethal. Hedge funds are highly leveraged. Huge losses are likely in the next bear market.

The Jig is Up: The Fed is NOT In Control of Inflation

How certain are you of the Federal Reserve Board's power to mastermind a global economic recovery? If there's even the slightest doubt in your mind, you're not alone.

Traders and Trendlines: A Match Made in Opportunity Heaven

Trendlines: You may have heard of them. Now, see how effective this simple technical tool can be for identifying high-confidence trade set-ups in real-world financial markets. Examples: gold and O.J.

Dispatch: U.S. On the Precipice of Deflation

Deflation is already a reality in many quarters of the global economy. Mounting evidence suggests that the full fury of this trend is about to be unleashed. Give our just-released dispatch on deflation your immediate attention.

Crude Oil Works In Mysterious Ways

In July, crude oil prices plunged 21% to a six-year low. Many oil experts (despite their God-like reputations) failed to anticipate the turn down. The reason why, though, may surprise you.

Global Stocks Slide

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

Oil Prices Rise on Alberta Wildfire... Oil Prices FALL on Alberta Wildfire?

On May 9, crude oil prices rose 2% in the morning, only to turn down and plunge 3% in the afternoon. The reason for BOTH moves, said the experts, was Canada's wildfires. The lesson here is one you'll never want to forget.

"Fed" Up with Crude Oil?

This St. Patrick's Day, some crude oil investors and traders may not be feeling lucky, as they've been pulled all over the map this week by none other than the "fundamentals," which are supposed to keep them on the straight and narrow.

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

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

Sentiment in Asia: Seemingly One-Sided

Mark Galasiewski talks about the increasing negative sentiment in the Asian-Pacific region and explains why all of the resulting events have great significance for financial trends in the region.

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

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

Crude Oil: Put Volatility on Your Side

All eyes were on the much-anticipated OPEC oil production freeze this week. And yet, somehow, crude oil prices themselves had two very different reactions to news of the output halt? Read on!

Black or "Red": Is Japan's Bull Market Here to Stay?

With so much economic uncertainty surrounding Japan, how is an investor to know whether it's time to go long the Nikkei -- or stay on the sidelines? Answer: Elliott wave analysis! 

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

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

Copper's Near-Term Outlook: Identity Crisis Averted

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

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

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."

Stocks: Several Factors Are Pointing to Multi-Year Extremes

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

Eurozone's Newest Lending Fad: Say Cheese!

Food for thought: "Fed up with banks' reluctance to lend," one of Italy's most prominent dairy co-ops has raised 6 million euros via bonds backed by cheese! It's a little funny at first read. But the larger issue here is actually quite serious.

OPEC Is NOT Driving Crude Oil's "Sleigh"

On December 12, crude oil prices soared to their highest level in 17 months. According to the experts, one factor is to blame for the rise: Agreements by OPEC and non-OPEC countries to cut production. But that’s not the ho, ho, whole story!

Fasten Your Seatbelts: As Goes Daimler, So Goes Europe

Many of you have heard the expression "As goes GM, so goes America." Well, what about the European counterpart -- "As goes Daimler AG, so goes Europe?" The correlation dates back to 1999; and it paints a very interesting picture of the financial road ahead.

Just What, Exactly, Is Wrong with "Random Walk" Theory?

Here's a close look at the popular -- yet deeply flawed -- "random walk" theory, a popular view of market behavior held by many investors. We offer a carefully thought-out solution of our own... see if you agree.

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