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 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: 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: July 7, 2017Global market charts you won't see elsewhere show "What" -- and What Not -- to Fear.
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 7, 2017In investing, one rule of thumb tells you that the higher the return, the higher the risk. Today, one high-yield debt instrument that was at the forefront of the 2007-2009 financial crisis has reached a new, dangerous milestone. We're sounding the alarm -- again.
Updated: June 6, 2017See 3 global market charts that answer the question, Has Investor "Courage" Gone "Crazy"?
Updated: May 31, 2017The demand for luxury tends to increase as a financial mania matures. One of the latest extravagant items weighs 33 pounds and is made of solid gold. Financial trend changes usually occur when they're least expected. Are you prepared?
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 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 2, 2017See our global market charts that cover $18 TRILLION, inflation(?), and a truly bold forecast.
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 4, 2017Going into April, too many world financial markets look too complacent. See the charts & pictures for yourself.
Updated: March 30, 2017Chris Carolan shows you how disregarding currency risk can dramatically impact returns.
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 8, 2017Natural Gas - 3 degrees of trend for 2 months. "What's Next" for the U.S. Dollar Index. And, "Who's Excited" about consumer credit? See and hear about these topics and more, in our March preview of Global Market Perspective.
Updated: February 7, 2017"Fears" of Inflation. What it looks like when mutual fund managers go "all in." Artificial Intelligence In Action. See and hear about these topics and more, in our February preview of Global Market Perspective.
Updated: January 24, 2017Why focus on expectations of inflation? Because, those expectations are detached from reality. The inflated fear of inflation is a contrary signal. Investors are betting on the wrong 'Flation.
Updated: January 12, 2017The 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.
Updated: January 11, 2017Bond market commentators are saying that President-elect Donald Trump's proposed programs are swaying the bond market. But a close examination reveals otherwise. We posit that there's a "wrong way" and a "right way" to analyze financial markets. Here's what we mean.
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: January 6, 2017You can also see how our currency forecast came first, and the "Brexit surprise" came second. Plus, why central bank "Targets" amount to a chart of failure. Check it out.
Updated: December 5, 2016Global Market Perspective (GMP) delivers monthly analysis and forecasts for the world's major financial markets, straight to your computer. Watch this preview of our December issue.
Updated: November 22, 2016On Nov. 21, U.S. crude spiked 4%. Not surprisingly, the financial press attributed the price rise to the possibility that OPEC will cut production. But, earlier in 2016, oil prices fell on similar news. Find out what really governs oil prices.
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: September 27, 2016In this interview, learn why Pete Kendall, co-editor of the Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, believes deflation is a global phenomena.
Updated: September 23, 2016Recognizable patterns unfold in the financial markets. Using Elliott waves, you can learn to identify these patterns and use them to anticipate where prices will go next. Get started with a basic understanding of the Wave Principle.
Updated: September 9, 2016In 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.
Updated: August 17, 2016EWI's CEO Robert Prechter offers visitors his classic report. No purchase necessary.
Updated: August 17, 2016Your next car might drive itself. Advanced computer chips, software and sensors make this possible. These two driverless companies flash bullish wave patterns. Our analyst says hop on board now.
Updated: August 16, 2016House flipping was wildly popular during the mid-00s.The market crashed, and so did the flippers, just as we warned. Many were ruined. Now, flipping is making a big comeback. How safe is it?
Updated: July 18, 2016The Wave Principle and other technical indicators helped investors prepare for new all-time highs. See how.
Updated: June 27, 2016The stock market moves with lightning speed when fear grips the minds of investors. On June 24, the Dow saw its eighth-largest point loss ever. Is the wave of financial optimism that started in 2009 over? A "must read" book tells you how to get financially safe.
Updated: June 24, 2016Steve Hochberg and Pete Kendall discuss what the Brexit vote represents -- and its implications for the world markets and economies.
Updated: June 13, 2016Most investors are too embarrassed to tell the truth: They consistently lose money in financial markets. Even during a bull market, the median household saw their retirement wealth decline by 13%. The observations of a stock broker more than 100 years ago are revealing.
Updated: May 26, 2016Most investors herd. Hence, most investors lose, including the smartest. The May Elliott Wave Theorist says, "To win, you have to do the opposite of what's natural."
Updated: May 16, 2016Financial history shows that peaks in corporate mergers generally occur prior to major bear markets. With that in mind, consider that 2015 saw a record amount of money spent on mergers. But, since then, a shift has occurred. Is financial history set to repeat?
Updated: May 4, 2016John Jacob Astor has been called "America's first multi-millionaire," and he made a brilliant financial move that may interest investors. Today's luxury market appears to be in trouble. Take a look at this chart.
Updated: March 23, 2016In 1934, Ralph Nelson Elliott discovered that social, or crowd, behavior trends and reverses in recognizable patterns. From this discovery, he developed a rational system of market analysis called the Wave Principle. Here's a quick introduction to the Elliott Wave Principle.
Updated: March 9, 2016Wondering "What did I do wrong?" Discover if you're making one of these common mistakes.
Updated: March 1, 2016In the May 2008 issue of The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, we cited a sudden loss of enthusiasm for company buybacks as another component of a major market reversal.
Updated: February 25, 2016The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast has been tracking a steady global shift to greater financial conservatism over the last several months.
Updated: January 27, 2016Let's say you're an alien sent to this planet to study human behavior. Your task: the stock market as a mirror or human collective psychology. Millions of humans invest in it. Can you learn something by watching them put their money in a collective pot? Oh yes.
Updated: January 22, 2016Crude oil's long-term Elliott wave count anticipated a dramatic price slide. Workers for energy companies grapple with the consequences. The deflationary trend has only started.
Updated: January 12, 2016"A Williamsburg establishment started selling a $100 edible 24-karat-gold-covered doughnut dunked in Cristal-infused icing. It's $1,000 for a dozen and it's not even in Manhattan." (January 11 Vanity Fair)
Updated: December 30, 2015During the holiday season, many people receive cash as a gift. Recipients would be wise to store that cash in a safe place. Bargains in an array of financial assets may be soon available. A shift to financial conservatism appears to have already started.
Updated: November 19, 2015Syria is at the top of any serious list of today's "biggest problems." Not just because of Syria's nearly five-year war. Not just for being the bloodiest example of how "The Arab Spring" became "The Arab Winter"...
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, 2015Are financial markets patterned? Episode one of the Elliott Wave Pillars Series shows you a theory that proves they are.
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: September 16, 2015Some people think the Elliott Wave Principle is complicated. Yet, to find trading opportunities all you need to know are the five core Elliott wave price patterns...
Updated: September 9, 2015See how this single market indicator warned of reversals in stocks in 2000 and 2007.
Updated: September 1, 2015The Elliott Wave Principle can help you assess probabilities regarding future market movement. Our wave analysis has kept our subscribers ahead of recent market turns. Here's a free tutorial to help you learn what you need to know about the Elliott Wave Principle.
Updated: August 10, 2015An investigation of past stock market tops reveals that they were all preceded by this phenomenon. See the chart which depicts it unfolding right now.
Updated: August 5, 2015Listen to a clip from our Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg's recent presentation at the San Francisco MoneyShow to get our unique perspective on the future of the U.S. real estate market.
Updated: July 24, 2015Many investors monitor the news for hints on how to position their portfolios. Learn why this is a BIG mistake.
Updated: July 16, 2015It is amazing to read assertions from the Fed and others that the stock market is nowhere near being in a bubble. Several aspects of the financial environment are actually so extreme as to be unprecedented. Here are 8 indicators we are watching closely.
Updated: July 15, 2015Learning how to apply Elliott wave analysis in your own investing or trading? Hear these tips from a Wall Street veteran who's been personally using Elliott waves since the 1980s.
Updated: June 23, 2015Wall Street's renowned "hemline indicator" observes that the length of women's skirts rise and fall with the stock market. Here's a quick historic overview.
Updated: June 10, 2015Watch this video of Robert Prechter explaining social mood from an outside observer's point of view.
Updated: April 27, 2015The latest electronic device is a "must have" for many people. Technology is pervasive. Many tech companies have seen big advances in their share prices. Are we in a bubble?
Updated: April 8, 2015Money managers are nearly fully invested in the stock market. An eerily similar setup was in place just three months before the 2007 market top. Take a look at this chart ...
Updated: March 29, 2015We often get asked about computerized trading "causing the market to stray from the Wave Principle." EWI founder Robert Prechter asked that very question in this excerpt from Prechter's Perspective.
Updated: March 29, 2015Subscribers often write in saying that, "Sometimes on your charts there is overlap between waves one and four within wave 5. Doesn't that break a rule?" This excerpt from Elliott Wave Principle -- Key to Market Behavior answers that question.
Updated: March 28, 2015Fibonacci provides the mathematical basis for the Wave Principle. This lesson, adapted from our How You Can Identify Turning Points Using Fibonacci eBook, shows you how to calculate the retracement that corrective waves make.
Updated: March 18, 2015Here'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.
Updated: March 2, 2015In the clip from Steve Hochberg’s recent interview with MarketWrap Radio, our Chief Market Analyst explains that in a deflationary environment, you shouldn't expect to get a return on your money. Instead... Well, listen.
Updated: December 22, 2014The recent story about the "boy wonder" who everyone believed made $72 million trading stocks is fascinating on many levels. One, it paints a very top-heavy picture of the market!
Updated: September 11, 2014"If you knew earnings would rise for next 6 quarters, would you buy stocks?" Yes, it's a trick question.
Updated: September 8, 2014Most investors believe that higher interest rates are bearish. These four charts show you the truth.
Updated: July 31, 2013Home values have recently surged in some real estate markets, which bolsters the sentiment about a housing recovery. But one chart puts this housing recovery into context. Homeowners will likely experience more real estate pricing whiplash.
Updated: June 5, 2013In 1982 Robert Prechter called for a strong bull market. Most everyone else was mired in the memory of the 1970s, and expected little if anything from stocks. At the same time that Prechter called for a big bull market, he also said the most severe bear market in US history would follow. Has that epic trend change already occurred?
Updated:Today's episode starts by looking at with active vs. passive investing, we then dig deeper into the housing market and conclude with how the Wave Principle helped anticipate a recent move in the Yuan.
Updated:Today's first clip comes from Steve Hochberg. He explains why investing in deflation is so difficult. Nico Issac reports that Glenda the Good Deflation, isn't looking so good after all. The last feature is from Brian Whitmer where he explores Europe's trend towards deflation.