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Gold, ETFs, Copper… Equally Volatile, or Not?

Updated: February 16, 2018

Volatility in stocks and cryptocurrencies has been stealing the spotlight, but what about other key markets such as gold, copper and the metals in general? Our Metals Pro Service, editor Tom Denham, gives you his take on volatility in base vs. precious metals, ETFs and more.

Amazon (AMZN): The Most Important Question You Should Be Asking

Updated: February 16, 2018

On February 7, our Trade's Classroom drew an "up" arrow on AMZN chart. But then, the market took a brief nosedive. Thanks to one critical tool in our arsenal, though, traders were prepared either way.

Why These "Safety-Minded" Investors Are Probably in for a Shock

Updated: February 16, 2018

If you think bonds are a "safe" alternative to stocks, think again. History shows that bonds can go through wild swings like stocks. Look at these two charts .

Why "Cash on the Sidelines" Won't Save the Bull Market

Updated: February 15, 2018

Anyone who hopes that “cash on the sidelines” will save the bull market in stocks needs to see this chart for themselves.

The U.S. Stock Market: From "Zeal" to "Change of Character"

Updated: February 15, 2018

Chart of the Day shows you what our Short Term Update service showed subscribers, during the large moves from Jan 29 thru Feb 9.

Will Volatility Stick Around?

Updated: February 14, 2018

One of the signs that a volatility spike was around the corner were the bullish market sentiment extremes we saw in Q4 2017, well before the January 26 turn. ElliottWaveTV asked Robert Kelley, our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service editor, for his take on the storm that followed.

Watch This Investor Group to Catch the Next Big Turn

Updated: February 13, 2018

Novice investors tend to buy and sell stocks at precisely the wrong times. But, even "corporate insiders" can badly mis-time the stock market. Just look at this chart.

Buy or Sell? This Insight May Help You Decide

Updated: February 8, 2018

"Buy the dip!" That's what many investors are saying. But what if it's more than just a dip? Watch our new must-see video -- then, make up your own mind about the stock market's bullish or bearish prospects.

"More Bullish Than Ever"?!

Updated: February 8, 2018

Right before the stock market fell hard, the indicators were unanimous: Investors were "More Bullish Than Ever" -- and NOT in a good way. See the chart that showed our subscribers the stock market extremes that anticipated the big decline.

Traders: The Biggest Obstacle in Your Way Could Be… You

Updated: February 7, 2018

In January 2018, Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: JUNO) soared nearly 90% to an all-time high. When asked why the stock surged, the mainstream analysts cite the Jan. 22 buyout of Juno by Celgene. But we'll show you a different side to the story.

The Chart That Anticipated the Stock Market Decline, Nine Weeks Ago

Updated: February 7, 2018

See for yourself what you won't see elsewhere: The late November chart we showed subscribers that really did anticipate the big stock decline.

Invest by Watching News? Accept These Pitfalls

Updated: February 6, 2018

Financial commentators regularly try to connect the day's news with the stock market's action. It seems such a logical thing to do. But here's why investors who buy or sell based on the news might want to re-consider this approach.

Gold: From Shadows Back into Spotlight

Updated: February 5, 2018

With U.S. stocks and cryptocurrency volatility stealing the spotlight, the one market you've probably not heard about in a while is gold. ElliottWaveTV sat down with our longtime Metals Pro Service editor, Tom Denham, to ask what correlations he sees between gold, rising bond yields, U.S. dollar trends, and more.

Urgent Message: Two Must-See NASDAQ Charts

Updated: February 2, 2018

A trend channel can define a long-term bull market. And when price moves sharply enough to actually touch the channel line, it can be a HUGE deal.

Volatility Is Picking Up. What Does It Mean for Stocks?

Updated: January 31, 2018

Even as U.S. stocks kept breaking records lately, the stock market "fear index," the VIX, has been rising. Is that a sign of more trouble to come for the stock market? Robert Kelley, our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service editor, gives ElliottWaveTV a few illuminating answers.

How Stocks Can Seduce You at the Time of Maximum Risk

Updated: January 30, 2018

Investors who've been on the sidelines are fed up with "missing out!" In recent weeks, money flows into equities have sharply risen. This chart shows you why market risk is sharply rising, too.

The Roadmap to Opportunity Has 3 Main Markers

Updated: January 26, 2018

In late December, IDEXX Laboratories stock (NASDAQ: IDXX) price soared. And on December 21 Trader's Classroom identified this ";go-to" price pattern for a high-confidence trade set-up... Learn what it was.

Market Myth #5: GDP Drives Stock Prices

Updated: January 25, 2018

Think a booming economy is bullish for the stock market? Discover how you can bust this market myth in 60 seconds, using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.

Oil and Stock Prices: Challenging a Widely Held Belief

Updated: January 24, 2018

Is there a negative correlation between oil and stock prices? This chart puts a widely held assumption to the test.

Tesla (TSLA): "Gone Fishing"… for a High-Confidence Trade Setup

Updated: January 22, 2018

In late October, our senior analyst Jeffrey Kennedy spotted a popular technical formation on the price chart of Tesla Motors, Inc: a bearish head-and-shoulders pattern. And from there, the stock price plummeted. See what it looked like.

U.S. Stocks: Waiting on a "Healthy Pullback"?

Updated: January 22, 2018

Today, many mainstream market strategists anticipate a healthy pullback in this high-flying bull market. We've seen such sentiment before...

The Stench of Debt Deflation ... Spreads

Updated: January 18, 2018

Can Elliott Wave analysis anticipate a company going bust? You can see our answer for yourself, taken directly from recent financial news headlines.

Halliburton (HAL): What A High-Confidence Trade Setup Looks Like

Updated: January 18, 2018

Our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy says, "If you don't want to lose money, don't pick losing trades." Easier said than done! Now, Jeffrey explains what exactly constitutes a high-confidence trade set-up using the price chart of Halliburton (NYSE: HAL).

European Bonds: Next Shoe to Drop?

Updated: January 17, 2018

With mood rising across Europe, stocks are following suit. Even Brexit is being talked about in less urgent terms. Yet, in this new interview with ElliottWaveTV, our European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, tells you why -- from his point of view -- this is not the time to relax.

U.S. Stocks: Incredible Start... Will It Last?

Updated: January 16, 2018

Record-breaking start to the new year has some investors cheering, some worried. On Tuesday, Jan. 16, our ElliottWaveTV anchor sat down with Robert Kelley, our U.S. stocks intraday opportunities analyst, to get his take on the tone of this year's trading, so far.

Survey: Highest Percentage of Bulls in 40 Years

Updated: January 11, 2018

Stock market bulls are having a "happy new year" indeed, and at least one Wall Street bank expects equity prices to be even higher at the end of 2018. The bulls may end up being right, but from observing market behavior for almost 40 years, here at EWI we know this...

Polarization with Stocks at All-Time Highs? We've Been Here Before

Updated: January 10, 2018

Today's polarized politics may seem out of sync with the mood behind the soaring stock market. But as this socionomics preview video reveals, history offers a precedent to help us understand the present and a guide for what's likely to come.

"Trade Deficit's Widely Presumed Effect is 100% Wrong"

Updated: January 9, 2018

It would seem logical that an expanding trade deficit would be a negative for the economy and stock market. But EWI's decades of research reveals a startling truth. See a chart that exposes one of the biggest market myths of all time.

Walt Disney Co. (DIS): When the Market Tries Your Patience

Updated: January 5, 2018

Many times, traders will write off frustrating, sideways price action as a "lost cause." But with the right tools at your disposal, that kind of crawling movement can be a time of opportunity.

Yes, Another All-Time High in the Stock Market. Now Here's the Two-Year BACKSTORY

Updated: January 4, 2018

Two years ago, the Dow saw its worst-ever start in a New Year. Investors were BEARISH. Yet Bob Prechter did not take the “head fake.” See what he said before the 60 percent rally in the Dow.

Learn This Little-Known Insight About Stock Prices and Earnings

Updated: January 4, 2018

The bedrock belief that earnings drive stock prices permeates Wall Street. The Q1 2018 earnings season is underway, and investors are watching. But have they bothered to investigate the evidence about earnings and stocks. We have.

Believe Your Own Eyes: Ghost of A Stock Market Past in the Present

Updated: December 22, 2017

This is MORE than two minutes of stock market history: See a chart happening in the present that's amazingly similar to our chart from the past.

Verizon (VZ): This Is How Elliott Waves Help You Manage Risk

Updated: December 21, 2017

Every trader knows what it feels like to be on the wrong side of the market. But not every trader has a "life raft" to jump into when the proverbial "ship" goes down. This could be a "life raft" to consider.

Stocks Scaled a Year-Long Wall of Political Worry

Updated: December 19, 2017

A year ago, South Korea saw its worst political turmoil in years -- including a presidential impeachment. Yet Global Market Perspective offered an aggressively BULLISH forecast for Korea's stock market: See the outcome for yourself.

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

Updated: December 14, 2017

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

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

Updated: December 11, 2017

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

Our Forecast BEFORE the 47 Percent, 12-Month Gain

Updated: December 11, 2017

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

A Hopeful Sign for Palestine?

Updated: December 8, 2017

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

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

Updated: December 7, 2017

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

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

Updated: December 7, 2017

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

Why This Behavior of Hedge Fund Managers is Worth Noting

Updated: December 6, 2017

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

Big Red Flag for This Major Global Market

Updated: December 4, 2017

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

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

Updated: November 28, 2017

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

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

Updated: November 28, 2017

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

U.S. Stocks: What to Expect for the Holiday Season

Updated: November 24, 2017

In Part 1 of this new interview, Robert Kelley, the editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service, tells you what Elliott waves and other technical indicators suggest for U.S. stocks as we go into the holiday season.

How to Forecast the Stock Market… from a Desert Island

Updated: November 22, 2017

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

Market Myth #4: Interest Rates Drive Stock Prices

Updated: November 21, 2017

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

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

Updated: November 21, 2017

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

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

Updated: November 20, 2017

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

Fast-Rising Margin Debt Screams an Even Faster Reversal Ahead

Updated: November 17, 2017

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

What "Too Confident to Save" Means for Stocks

Updated: November 13, 2017

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

Look Who's Been Feverishly Buying Stocks for 14 Years -- and What That Means

Updated: November 9, 2017

A group of investors with very deep pockets has been engaging in a long stretch of extraordinary stock buying. Here in November, even more buying has been announced. See a chart and learn what The Elliott Wave Theorist has to say about it.

Low Volatility + High Investor Complacency = Dangerous Combination

Updated: November 8, 2017

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

Why "Buy the Dip" Psychology is Fraught with Danger

Updated: November 6, 2017

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

Another Stock Market Sentiment Measure Hits a 17-Year Extreme

Updated: November 6, 2017

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

Facebook Traders: Tech Giant + Technical Analysis = Thumbs Up

Updated: November 3, 2017

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

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

Updated: November 3, 2017

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

Why You Should Consider This $5-Trillion-a-Day Market

Updated: November 3, 2017

The average daily trading volume in foreign exchange is more than $5 TRILLION. EWI's currencies expert, Jim Martens, discusses the pros and cons of trading forex vs. trading stocks.

Amazon: In Our Headlines Two Weeks BEFORE the Big Gain

Updated: October 31, 2017

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

How to Strengthen Your Elliott Wave Forecast with Momentum Indicators

Updated: October 27, 2017

In this new interview with Tom Denham, he shows you how he uses momentum tools to strengthen his Elliott wave analysis. Tom also discusses the recent correlation between broad equity indexes and gold stocks.

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

Updated: October 27, 2017

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

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

Updated: October 27, 2017

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

Next Chapter: Prechter Investigates

Updated: October 26, 2017

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

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

Updated: October 25, 2017

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

Prechter Investigates: Timing the Stock Market Peak

Updated: October 23, 2017

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

Stock Market Optimism Approaches Days of Roman Empire

Updated: October 23, 2017

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

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

Updated: October 19, 2017

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

What Stocks Tell You about Catalonia's Independence Move

Updated: October 18, 2017

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

When Cars are Stars: Social Mood and Auto Performance

Updated: October 18, 2017

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

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

Updated: October 17, 2017

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

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

Updated: October 16, 2017

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

Stocks: See This "Stunning" Development with Money Managers

Updated: October 13, 2017

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

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

Updated: October 11, 2017

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

How to Identify Stock Trends and Iron out Sudden Price Spikes

Updated: October 10, 2017

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

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

Updated: October 9, 2017

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

On Bulls and Bears, and the Delicate Balance Between Them

Updated: October 5, 2017

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

Here's Why Stocks and Home Runs Are at All-Time Highs

Updated: October 4, 2017

Investors and Major League batters have been swinging for the fences this year. U.S. stocks and MLB homers are at record highs. As our newly published research shows, stocks and homers have trended together for nearly 150 years. See the chart and learn what else is new for Socionomics Members in the monthly preview video.

IBM: Warren Buffett Vs. Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: October 2, 2017

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

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

Updated: October 2, 2017

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

Market Mythbusting

Updated: September 28, 2017

Think an expanding trade deficit is bearish for stocks? What about falling earnings? Watch as Matt Lampert shows you how to bust these market myths using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.

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

Updated: September 25, 2017

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

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

Updated: September 18, 2017

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

Indian Stocks Show You the Greatest Irony in All of Investing

Updated: September 15, 2017

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

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

Updated: September 15, 2017

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

The One Big Mistake That Most Stock Market Forecasters Make

Updated: September 13, 2017

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

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

Updated: September 11, 2017

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

How Irma Could Affect U.S. Stocks

Updated: September 11, 2017

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

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

Updated: September 7, 2017

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

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

Updated: September 6, 2017

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

Just in Time? "Tulip Mania" Blossoms Again

Updated: September 6, 2017

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

The Stock Market, Mood Swings, and Your Investments

Updated: August 30, 2017

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

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

Updated: August 23, 2017

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

What to Make of This Rare "Fear Gauge" Jump

Updated: August 22, 2017

Periods of low stock market volatility are inevitably followed by high volatility. The DJIA just registered its worst day in three months. See the chart that helped us to anticipate the "turbulence."

After the Fact "Analysis" vs. A REAL Stock Market Forecast: See the Difference

Updated: August 18, 2017

See the on-target stock market forecasts subscribers read before the big decline on August 17.

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

Updated: August 15, 2017

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

Another All-Time High in the Stock Market? Now Here's the 18-Month BACKSTORY

Updated: August 14, 2017

Since February 2016 the Dow is up 6,500 points (40-plus percent) See how Bob Prechter correctly identified that low: Many months before the Trump rally, Fed decisions, or other after the fact "causes."

If War Breaks Out, Will Stocks Crash?

Updated: August 14, 2017

Does the DJIA rise more often during times of war or peace? You might be surprised when you review these six charts.

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

Updated: August 11, 2017

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

U.S. Stock Market: Sunrise ... Sunset

Updated: August 7, 2017

The market itself provides its own clues about its future price action. One such clue is found in higher-beta small cap stocks vs. lower-beta blue chips. Get our take.

Individual Investors Say, "Cash is Trash"... Again

Updated: August 4, 2017

Many investors are just as committed to the stock market as they were at the January 2000 top. The same patterns of investor psychology appear to repeat themselves. Take a look at these two charts.

Parallel Lives: The U.S. Stock Market and The New York City Subway

Updated: August 3, 2017

The NYC Subway and the Stock Market: See Amazing Parallel Trends and Turns For Yourself.

This High Flier Soars with the Stock Market

Updated: August 2, 2017

A burst of technological innovations and rip-roaring bull markets tend to go hand-in-hand. Find out about one particular concept that "has a long history that lines up well with key junctures in stock prices."

Do Corporate Earnings Matter to the Stock Market?

Updated: July 28, 2017

The notion that "earnings drive stock prices" powers a lot of research on Wall Street. See a chart that torches this assumption.

Why Stocks Don't Take Orders from the President

Updated: July 26, 2017

The stock market began to rally long before Donald Trump was elected president. What's more, the evidence shows that the rally would have likely occurred even if another candidate had won. It boils down to the market's price pattern -- see for yourself.

Stock Buybacks: "Staggering Waste of Company Cash"

Updated: July 24, 2017

The evidence shows that when corporate executives initiate buyback programs of shares, the decisions are usually not born from rational analysis. The share price performance of corporations which invested in their own shares might surprise you.

Will FANG Take the First Big Bite Out of the Bull?

Updated: July 14, 2017

Stock market action in recent weeks suggests that the enthusiasm for the technology sector is simmering down. More than that, outright animosity is being directed toward some of technology's biggest names. Here's what we see down the road.

Will Japanese Stocks Continue to Defy the Short-Sellers?

Updated: June 26, 2017

The patterns of investor psychology are the same the world over, and have repeated throughout financial history. Let's look at stocks in the U.S. and Japan, then and now, and see if we can find similarities.

How Applying "Cause and Effect" Ideas to the Stock Market Can Cost You

Updated: June 19, 2017

Sir Isaac Newton famously said that "for every action, there is an equal and opposite re-action." But does this "law of motion" apply to finance? Many investors believe so, but the evidence shows that economic news does not affect the stock market.

How One Forecasting Tool Defied the Bull Market Naysayers

Updated: June 9, 2017

Are you ready to see the stock market independently from the crowd? See three charts that show you the high value of the Elliott wave model.

FAIL-outs! 7 Years and 4 Bailouts Have NOT Saved Greece's Stock Market

Updated: June 5, 2017

True or False: If the eurozone government and IMF start withholding their bailout payments to Greece, then Greek shares will fall. If you answered true, then this story is a must-read!

"Stock Markets Have a Long History of Booming" After This

Updated: May 19, 2017

How could the attempted military coup in Turkey in July 2016 have possibly been a bullish sign for Turkish stocks? Get our insights -- and see two charts that show the price story.

Fresh Look at Stocks Across Asia-Pacific

Updated: May 10, 2017

Mark Galasiewski tells you what to make of the recent price action in Australia, Korea and Japan.

A New, Scary Chapter in the Age-Old Story of Stock Market Leverage (A.K.A. "Debt")

Updated: May 1, 2017

NYSE margin debt levels reached records in the milestone market years of 2000 and 2007. But wait until you see what that level is now. Plus, find out how hedge funds are making matters even more precarious.

Fasten Your Seatbelts: As Goes Daimler, So Goes Europe

Updated: April 20, 2017

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.

Why 90%+ of Active Stock Fund Managers Underperform the S&P 500

Updated: April 17, 2017

Even professionals have a hard time beating the market. But a study of 2600 stock recommendations by market technicians vs. fundamentalists came to this "striking conclusion."

Stock Market Traders Trim Back Hedges

Updated: April 13, 2017

If you're a gambler or trader, you know what it means to "hedge your bet." It's how you offset your losses if you bet on the wrong horse, or on the wrong market position. Yet today, falling demand for equity hedges suggests an absence of fear among stock traders and investors. This chart shows you why.

What to Make of the "Supreme Confidence in Financials"

Updated: April 11, 2017

In 2007, the KBW Bank index turned down months ahead of the DJIA. In 2017, optimistic expectations are again running high for the financial sector. Ironically, history shows that investors should be the most worried when financial fear is absent. Let's review today's position of the "fear index" VIX and KBW Bank Index.

Amazon Shares: This Price Pattern Anticipated the Rise Above $900

Updated: April 6, 2017

In late 2016, Amazon's share price sat out the broader stock market rally. Yet on December 30th, we showed subscribers a price pattern that anticipated the 3-month, 20-percent-plus rally in Amazon. See that price pattern for yourself.

3 Must-See Charts: Learn What's Next for Europe

Updated: April 6, 2017

Brian Whitmer, our Senior European Analyst, highlights the precarious position of European stock markets.

How the Average Annual Rate of Return Can Trip You Up

Updated: April 3, 2017

Would you invest in a fund with a guaranteed three-year average annual rate of return of 50%? The answer "yes" seems to be obvious. But let's take a closer look.

Why the Fed's Rate Hike Means Nothing to the Stock Market

Updated: March 17, 2017

The Fed just announced a 0.25% hike of its benchmark rate -- the second such move in the past three months. A long-held Wall Street belief is that higher rates mean a downturn in stock market prices. Let's put that belief to a test.

Gold: It's Not Just About Supply and Demand

Updated: March 8, 2017

You may think that investing in gold differs from investing in stocks -- after all, gold is a commodity. Yet, the same investor psychology that moves stocks also moves gold.

You Asked, We Answered in our Latest "Video Mailbag"

Updated: March 7, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," two of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.

Why Do Stocks Rise and Fall? (Hint: It’s NOT the News!)

Updated: March 7, 2017

The financial media regularly rationalizes fluctuations in the markets by attributing them to various news and events. "A causes B." We take a different view.

The "Trump Bump" Was in the Cards LONG Before Trump

Updated: February 21, 2017

Market bears have suffered a severe shellacking as stocks embarked on a record-breaking run. But a classic Elliott wave price pattern gave investors a heads-up a year ago. See for yourself.

What Higher Highs & Higher Lows Say About the NASDAQ

Updated: February 16, 2017

As of February 15, NASDAQ 100 prices had closed higher in 11 of the past 12 sessions -- the longest closing-high streak in the index since a 14-day streak back in June and July of 2013. What's more, the price rise since November 4, 2016 shows a series of higher highs, and higher lows. That's a strong indicator for the direction of the trend...

Learn Why It’s Important to Trade with The Trend

Updated: February 13, 2017

Our U.S. equity analyst, Tom Prindaville, shares his background and analytical approach to the markets in this spotlight video.

Artificial Intelligence In Action: EWAVES on Verizon

Updated: January 31, 2017

Our Chart of the Day shows EWAVES at work in real time -- in fact just a few days ago. See for yourself what we said and showed to subscribers.

Elliott Waves & Artificial Intelligence: Ready for Launch

Updated: January 26, 2017

The timeline on this chart involves time travel -- we go back to the decade from 1932 thru 1942. But, this is NOT your great-grandfather's market. After years of research, testing & retesting & debugging, EWAVES 2.0 beta is the artificial intelligence system that does Elliott wave analysis. This chart showcases what EWAVES can do.

Japan: How the Unlikeliest of Bull Markets Came to Be

Updated: January 25, 2017

By 2012’s end, Japan’s stock market seemed to be locked in a bearish fundamentally-sound death-spiral with nowhere to go but down. And yet, prices embarked on a spectacular four-year long bull run to their highest level in 18 years. What gives?

'Active' vs. 'Passive' Investing: And the Winner Is …

Updated: January 10, 2017

Why have an ever-greater number of U.S. investors entrusted their money, not to experts, but to the assumption that the stock market itself can just take care of their investment?

How Fibonacci Ratios Govern the Stock Market

Updated: December 29, 2016

The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. The stock market's price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.

The REALLY Big Myth About Earnings

Updated: July 26, 2016

Every new earnings season analysts discuss their impact on the broad stock market. Yet, the idea of earnings driving the broad trend is a GIANT myth -- and this chart proves it.

Post-Brexit EU: Stocks, Bonds, Politics – and Social Mood

Updated: July 22, 2016

Brian Whitmer talks about the negative sentiment in the European Union following the historic Brexit vote and outlines what to watch for next.

Dems vs. Reps: Stocks Don't Care Who Wins

Updated: May 23, 2016

Socionomics Institute Director Matt Lampert recently presented his elections research at the University of Warwick. Learn why stock market performance is a significant predictor of how incumbents fare in their re-election bids.

European Stocks: Here's What the Mainstream Overlooks

Updated: April 15, 2016

Our monthly European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, explains why the current figures of credit demand bode problematic for European stocks.

What Makes for a "Good" Elliott Wave Opportunity?

Updated: March 31, 2016

In this new Q&A with Murat Yilmaz, our European Stocks Intraday Analyst, you'll learn how the Wave Principle helps you see new trade opportunities, what he considers a "good" opportunity, the importance of risk management and more.

Social Mood, Stock Markets and Epidemics

Updated: February 19, 2016

Alan Hall, Senior Research at the Socionomics Institute, presented to the National Defense University during a two-day conference. Alan's research links negative social mood with stock markets, public health, and epidemics. Learn more about the danger for global disease outbreaks in this interview.

Memorable Film Quotes Appear More Often in Bear Markets

Updated: February 1, 2016

On June 21, 2005, CBS aired a three-hour special from the American Film Institute, dedicated to the 100 most memorable movie quotations in American cinema. Robert Prechter says most of those quotes were crafted in periods when stocks were in a bear market. 

Infinity Lights vs. The Stock Market

Updated: November 23, 2015

Applying the laws of consumer economics to the stock market is a big mistake. See an illustration that shows how they differ.

U.S. Stocks: Volume, Volatility -- and What Should Come Next

Updated: September 14, 2015

Something unprecedented has just occurred in the stock market. A researcher calls this market action "unheard of" and we believe you should prepare for more of the same. Two charts are instructive.

10 Popular Investment Myths Shattered

Updated: July 1, 2015

You may remember that in 2008-2009, as the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression was ravaging stocks, real estate, commodities and other "can't-lose" asset classes, many called into question traditional economic models, as well as the Fed's "omnipotence."

Don't Get Ruined by These 10 Popular Investment Myths (Conclusion)

Updated: November 26, 2014

Interest rates, oil prices, earnings, GDP, wars, peace, terrorism, inflation, monetary policy -- NONE have a reliable effect on the stock market. Here's the conclusion of our 10-part series.

Would a Terrorist Attack Crash the Stock Market?

Updated: October 22, 2014

As bad news goes, terrorism is at the top of the list. Why then do stocks ignore these terrible events so often?

Peace Is Always Bullish for Stocks: Yes or No?

Updated: October 16, 2014

"Peace lets companies innovate and compete, helping the economy." True -- and yet, stocks will go where they go.

Are Wars Bullish or Bearish for Stocks?

Updated: October 6, 2014

"Some economists say wars stimulate the economy; others say war hurts it."  These 4 charts negate both cases.

Learn Why GDP Is a Poor Predictor of Stock Trends

Updated: September 12, 2014

"GDP reflects corporate success. So do stock prices. So how could GDP not impact stocks?" -- Solid logic, and yet...

Do Earnings Really Drive Stock Prices?

Updated: September 11, 2014

"If you knew earnings would rise for next 6 quarters, would you buy stocks?" Yes, it's a trick question.

Learn Why Rising Trade Deficit Is NOT a Bearish Factor for Stocks

Updated: September 10, 2014

"U.S. trade deficit seems to be a reasonable thing to worry about." This chart shows you why it's really not.

"Rising Oil Prices Are Bearish for Stocks": True or False?

Updated: September 9, 2014

"Rising oil prices reduce corporate and consumer spending, impacting stocks and the economy." Right? Wrong.

Improving Economy is Bullish for Stocks. Right?

Updated: February 3, 2014

Positive economic reports are said to be bullish for the stock market, while negative data are bearish. But is this accurate? What a strange question, you may say -- but please take a look at this chart...

ETFs, Asian-Pacific and "fear" gauge

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Today there's an exchange-traded fund for almost every investment niche. Our analysts view the proliferation of ETFs as part of the entire derivatives boom. Next we switch gears to an interview with the editor of Elliott Wave International's Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast who tells you what to make of the recent price action in Australia, Korea and Japan. The stock market's "fear" gauge just reached its lowest intraday level in 10+ years. Learn why a volatility explosion might be just around the corner.

Immigration, "Trump Bounce" & More

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Learn how looking at social mood can offer clarity to one of America's oldest ongoing political controversies, plus why Elliott Wave International believes the "Trump Bump" was in the cards LONG before Trump, and lastly, the BIG story everyone missed in 2016 and what it means for you now.

European Markets, Risky Stocks & Viewer Mailbag

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We start by looking at the precarious position of European stock markets. Next we explore new evidence that shows that stock picking is fraught with even more risk than many investors might realize. Last up is our latest "ETV viewer Mailbag."

Global Sentiment and the US Election

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Our first segment gives you a sneak peek of what analysts at Elliott Wave International have been watching in U.S. and global stocks, forex, metals, interest rates, energy and social mood. Next we take a look at legalization of recreational marijuana and answer the important question, why now? Lastly, we take a deeper look at Obamacare and reveal the real reason it's coming unglued.

Market Update Post-Presidential Election

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Is Donald Trump good or bad for stocks? The financial press says both! Euro price action post-election: learn why "we expected that." Our friends at the Socionomics Institute explain why legal marijuana is just the tip of the iceberg.

Spotlight on Emerging Markets

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The episode starts with an in-depth interview with Mark Galasiewski who edits our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast. He tells you what helps him keep an eye on all markets across the Asian-Pacific region at the same time. In part 2 of this interview with Mark, he tells you how his analysis of Indian stocks differs from the way he looks at other markets. The last feature is from Bob Stokes. Most investors consistently lose money in financial markets. Even during a bull market, the median household saw their retirement wealth decline by 13%.

European Politics & Social Mood

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We start by looking at the Dutch election and the future of politics in Europe. Our European Markets Expert offered his perspective on what's next for EU stocks and politics. The Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software talks about how EWAVES is different from other Elliott wave programs.

Sugar. Politics. Nazis. Orlando - and more.

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Socio in the News in 200 Seconds | Our line-up of topics this week offers a lot to learn, from why Nazis are the ultimate bad guys to a sugar tax to stocks & politics -- even a commentary on "Why Orlando?" It's worth your time to (please) listen on.

Presidential Scandals, Corporate Insider Selling & More

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Today's episode discusses how much political damage does a scandal do to the president? We also reveal why investors should keep a close watch on corporate insider selling. And answer questions in our latest ElliottWaveTV viewer mailbag.

Sentiment Extremes, Muni Bonds & Trump Impeachment

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Sentiment gets one-sided only at certain points in the markets' Elliott wave pattern. Learn what sentiment gauges are telling you about the market trend. Yield spreads widen for Illinois, Connecticut and New Jersey. Muni bond yield spreads will make you wonder about the future. President Trump finds his administration embroiled in controversy and investigation. Learn how social mood will influence the outcome of this chapter in American history.

"Trump Bump," Corporate Earnings & Stock Buybacks

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Our latest episode discusses the "Trump bump," which our analysts say was in the cards long before Trump. Plus, shouldn't corporate insiders avoid mistakes "Mom and Pop" investors make? Lastly, it might surprise you that earnings and prices sometimes go in opposite directions.

Commentary on the Dow, the Fed and Crude

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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.

Emotional Markets and Clear Waves

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"Emotional Markets Produce the Clearest Wave Counts" - Robert Prechter wrote that quote in an issue of his monthly Elliott Wave Theorist in year 2001 and though that quote is nearly 15 years old, it seems extremely applicable to today's market environment and today's Elliott waves. Volatility scares a lot of investors. Take a listen to an interview with Elliott Wave International's European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer to learn how he approaches market volatility -- and whether we'll see more of it in Europe. With global markets crashing earlier in the week, Chris Carolan explained how the Chinese market meltdown fits into Asia's BIG Elliott wave picture. The investor stampede out of stocks has produced some of the most furious selling since the 2007-2008 financial crisis. Learn why ill-prepared money managers are contributing to the stunning downtrend. EWI correspondent Bob Stokes reports.

The Fed - Technical Analysis - Japan

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Many investors believe that the Federal Reserve holds sway over markets and the economy. But a former chairman of the U.S. central bank says monetary policy cannot solve everything. Has the Fed become Utterly Irrelevant? Correspondent Bob Stokes explains what central bankers are up against.Should investors base market decisions on fundamental or technical analysis? A new study sheds light on this important question. Learn how the Elliott wave model helped prepare our subscribers for the recently ramped up market volatility. Japan's economic glory days in the 1980s now looks like ancient history. Indeed, some analysts say the outlook is so grim that a worst-case scenario is inevitable. Our last report is also from correspondent Bob Stokes who assesses the possibility of a default for Japan.

Global Stocks Slide

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Financial markets tend to turn when most investors least expect it. As Elliott Wave International corespondent Bob Stokes reports, the deep complacency toward stocks suggests that more triple-digit Dow declines may-be just ahead. Taking a closer look at gold: sentiment was also extremely negative around the time of gold's low in 2001. Then, a 10-year bull market followed. Gold just broke above $11-50 an ounce. Bob Stokes again reports that speculators are shorting gold for the first time since 2006. Our last feature today is taken from an interview with our Chief Energy Analyst, Steve Craig.

Fiat Money, Buybacks, Gold

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In today's first clip, taken from Robert Prechter's interview with The Mind of Money, he and host Douglass Lodmell discuss "real" money vs the FIAT money system, and what is backing your dollars under our current system. The sentiment surrounding company stock buybacks goes from cheers to jeers. Also, a splintering is taking place in M&A deals. Are these signs of a historic trend shift in stocks? Correspondent Bob Stokes reports. Speculators tend to be on the wrong side of the trend, especially at major turns. Bob stokes again takes a look at what happened with gold during other times when sentiment was extremely negative. He also addresses the widespread belief that rising interest rates are bearish for gold.

Updates on Europe, Metals & More

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We start with Brian Whitmer who edits Elliott Wave International's monthly European Financial Forecast. He spoke with ElliottWaveTV's Dana Weeks about what the current figures of credit demand mean for European stocks. Take a listen to learn what message credit demand across Europe is sending right now. Next up is an interview with Tom Denham who covers metals for Elliott Wave International. In this new interview, Tom talks about recent price action in gold and silver and the relationship between the two markets. Our last feature comes from Tony Carrion, one of Elliott Wave International's Currency Pro Service analysts. Tony relies on the Wave Principle for determining price targets. He explains how he uses Elliott waves -- and why hearing an interview with Bob Prechter was a "game changer."

Annabelle

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Three hugely popular horror movies, and three simultaneous stock market declines. Is that just a semi-interesting coincidence... or could the timing of bear markets in stocks and the popularity of horror movies amount to a jaw-dropping history of social mood?

Politics, China & Social Mood

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Today we start with a question asked during every US presidential election. Which party is better for stocks? Elliott Wave International correspondent Bob Stokes answers that question and more. The next feature is a new interview with Chris Carolan where he puts the Shanghai Composite's recent 6% decline in perspective with the overall trend. The last feature today again comes from our friends at the Socionomics Institute. Matt Lampert, the director of the institute, recently sat down to chat about socionoimcs and explain when the light bulb started to go off for him.

Stocks, Nikkei and Treasuries

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The stock market's ramped-up volatility has many observers trying to figure out the cause. One believes he knows the answer. Correspondent Bob Stokes investigate. Next we have an interview with our Global Opportunities Expert Chris Carolan, where he discusses Tuesday's near 1000-point decline in Japan's Nikkei. Financial markets have a way of turning just when the majority of investors are convinced that the established trend will continue. But it's important make sure that a market's chart pattern also supports a turn. Bob Stokes reports that this market appears ripe with opportunity.

Stocks, EURUSD, Donald Trump and More

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Today's episode features three interviews with three different analysts -- first up you'll hear from Steve Hochberg. In a recent interview with Market Wrap radio he offered his take on what we've seen in the markets so far in 2016 and why he thinks 2015 was a transitional year. Next, an interview with EWI's Senior Currency Strategist Jim Martens. Though the euro dollar exchange has gone "nowhere" recently, in this new interview, Jim explains that there are plenty of opportunities on the horizon. The last feature comes from our friends at the Socionomics Institute. Senior Analyst Alan Hall shares some thoughts on how Donald Trump fits into the authoritarian narrative.

Buying the Dip & Momentum Warnings

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The Perils of "Buying the Dip" in U.S. Stocks | Momentum Warns of the Stock Market's "Withering Heights" | "Made in America": A Relic of the Past?

Outlook for 2016

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Chinese Stocks: The Outlook is Clearly Negative | How Crude Oil Fooled (Almost) Everyone | Cash Is a Smash: Grab Hold of the Green

Signs of a Top?

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A review of past market tops shows that many of them were accompanied by the same warning signs. Correspondent Bob Stokes highlights two of them. In the next interview, Brian Whitmer explains what indicators helped him anticipate market volatility -- and what he's expecting this year in European stocks. Conventional wisdom says that the Fed's decision to leave rates unchanged triggered a jump in gold to a 12-week high. But does the central bank's policy really drive the price of gold? Correspondent Bob Stokes explains how the Wave Principle helps us to forecast gold.

Emotions in Trading & Extremes in Stocks

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Today's episode starts off with an interview with Pete Kendall, the co-editor of the monthly Financial Forecast. Next you'll learn why ex-marines do well as investors and traders. The last feature is a conversation with Robert Kelley about stocks and several factors that are pointing to multi-year extremes.

Debt Crisis 2.0, Forecasts for the U.S. Dollar & More

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As the amount of household debt rises, so does the risk of another financial crisis. Learn why the next debt implosion could be bigger than the one 10 years ago. Next up, our Currency Pro Service editor gives you his outlook for the dollar. Our last feature lays out evidence that shows economic news impacts the stock market less than you may think.

New Insights on Precious Metals & U.S. Housing

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Learn why the recent price action in gold suggests to him that gold prices may be entering a risky period soon. Plus, one high-yield debt instrument that was at the forefront of the 2007-2009 financial crisis has reached a new, dangerous milestone and we're sounding the alarm. Lastly, at least one measure of optimism has returned to the height of the bubble days. Some say not to worry because "the economy is in far better shape than a decade ago." Is today really different?

Sentiment Extreme and Market Volatility

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Listen to the latest episode to learn how to use sentiment to identify market extremes -- case in point: gold. You'll also learn the real reason stocks just turned volatile.
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