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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.

This is Why We’re Skeptical of the FTSE Rally (Part 2)

Updated: July 14, 2017

In part 2 of this interview with Brian Whitmer explains why you may not want to hang your hat on the latest rally in British stocks.

This is Why We're Skeptical of the FTSE Rally (Part 1)

Updated: July 13, 2017

Brian Whitmer tells you why you may not want to hang your hat on the latest rally in British stocks.

This Will Make You Sit up and Notice Sentiment Extremes in U.S. Stocks

Updated: July 7, 2017

Robert Kelley discusses the sentiment gauges he monitors. See what they're telling you about the market trend.

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.

Goldman Sachs Warns: Stock Market's Behavior is "Worrisome"

Updated: May 12, 2017

The CEO of a major Wall Street firm calls it "worrisome." A director of floor operations at the NYSE says it's "not normal." Find out why a volatility explosion might be just around the corner.

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.

Euro Stocks and EU Economy: Extreme Optimism Returns

Updated: April 17, 2017

According to the mainstream pundits, the long-awaited "Easter-egg hunt" of recovery in Europe's economy and stock markets is over! Optimism is off the charts. But it's what's ON our charts that warns caution.

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.

"Saying Stocks Are Risky is an Understatement"

Updated: April 5, 2017

Almost everyone knows that stocks are risky. Yet, new evidence shows that stock picking is fraught with even more risk than many investors might realize. Let's look at the return profiles of individual stocks from a recent academic study.

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.

U.S. Stock Market: A Beauty or a Beast?

Updated: March 31, 2017

The DJIA is much more than a financial gauge: The index is also predictive in the multi-faceted arena of social trends, including movie attendance, fashion, politics and more. See what our Elliott Wave Theorist shared with subscribers.

UK Stocks: How the Brexit Bombshell Failed to Go Off

Updated: March 30, 2017

In 2016, the only thing more certain than death and taxes was a post-Brexit crisis that would wreak havoc on UK stocks. And then, the unthinkable happened.  

What to Make of the Dow's Longest Losing Streak Since 2011

Updated: March 28, 2017

The DJIA just registered its longest losing streak in nearly six years. Yet, from Feb. 9 through Feb. 27, the index posted its longest winning streak since 1987. Our analysis of that winning streak reveals why we haven't been surprised by the DJIA's downturn.

Gold & Silver: Why It’s Unusual to See Different Price Patterns

Updated: March 24, 2017

Why it's unusual for gold and silver to have different patterns -- as they've shown lately -- and what that means for the price trends going forward.

Are "Baby Boomers" Driving the Stock Market's Trend?

Updated: March 20, 2017

Some people believe that "baby boomers" are driving the stock market's trend. The thinking goes that this large demographic group is behind the bull market, and as they retire, a bear market will follow. This thesis seems logical, but let's look at the evidence.

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.

Letting the Market Interpret the Market: Less Liquid Small Caps, Weaker Than Big Caps

Updated: March 14, 2017

Rather than relying on political headlines (and other unrelated news), this chart lets the broader stock market itself explain how we got here -- and where we're going.

Europe: "Shocks and Headwinds" Ahead

Updated: March 10, 2017

Brian Whitmer, our European Financial Forecast editor, explains the mixed picture he sees in Europe -- and what it implies for the future.

EWAVES in Action: Before and After the Verizon Recommendation

Updated: March 10, 2017

See EWAVES 2.0 beta at work for the first time in real time -- from January 23rd to February 2nd, via the recommendation of the large telecom company, Verizon.

An Eye-Brow Raising Survey on Bull's 8th Anniversary

Updated: March 9, 2017

On March 9, 2017, the bull market marks its eighth anniversary. At the same time, one group of market participants are more bullish than they've been in decades. Are they right? The Wave Principle is helping our subscribers anticipate the next major trend change.

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.

This Stock Market Indicator Jumps to "Levels Rarely Seen"

Updated: March 3, 2017

An interesting thing happened on the way to the Dow surpassing 21,000: Corporate insider selling jumped "to levels rarely seen." Moreover, it's not just a short-term trend. History shows why investors should be concerned.

A New "Twist and Turn" on the Big Bull Market

Updated: February 27, 2017

This market sentiment indicator has a reliable history that goes back nearly 200 years! It's sending a signal today that's as clear as it's ever been. We map that indicator out for you.

Here's Why Closing Streaks In the Stock Market REALLY Matter

Updated: February 27, 2017

Since November 4th, the Dow Jones Industrials have seen a 17 percent rally, and closed higher in every session from February 9th through this past Friday, February 24. That is no ordinary streak. The Dow hasn't seen that many consecutive closes since January 1987...

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.

This Sentiment Measure Nearly Matches October 2007

Updated: February 17, 2017

The DJIA has been on a winning streak with one all-time closing high after another. "Traders are convinced that market volatility will remain nonexistent." Our subscribers know better.

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.

Successful Investors: "Avoid the Fruit, Embrace the Spear"

Updated: February 6, 2017

Financial optimism has reached a new extreme. The impulse to herd is ever present, but there is a way to set yourself apart from the crowd.

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.

Corporate Insiders Are Scared. Should You Be, Too?

Updated: January 30, 2017

Despite the recent gains in their sector, the CEOs of major U.S. financial institutions have been selling their own stock. This should grab the attention of investors like you. Here's what we have found usually happens following big market decisions by corporate insiders.

Oprah's Weight Plunges -- and So Does WTW Stock

Updated: January 27, 2017

The bull market has given rise to the "equitizations of individuals." Individual brand names like Oprah and Trump represent wealth much like stocks and bonds. But historic extremes in such brand awareness might serve as a cautionary signal. Take note of the share price performance of Weight Watchers.

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?

What Can Stock Markets Tell You About Politics?

Updated: January 13, 2017

While the mainstream analysts weigh macro-economic and sociological factors to make forecasts for the busy European election season next year, this model shows you an entirely different approach.

'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?

GMP Trailer - What the Death of "Do It Yourself " looks like in U.S. Stocks, plus stops in China and Turkey

Updated: January 6, 2017

You 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.

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.

European Stocks: The Real Reason for the "Santa Claus" Rally

Updated: December 22, 2016

On December 8, Germany's DAX Index and the Euro Stoxx 50 broke out of long-enduring holding patterns, embarking on a synchronized uptrend to new 2016 highs. According to the experts, the main catalyst for the markets' breakout was the ECB's pledge to keep the QE tap open. But there's a very big problem with this logic.

Expect the "Backlash Against Bankers" to Intensify

Updated: December 21, 2016

The financial sector has been part of the so-called Trump Bump. A well-known hedge fund manager sees a golden age for banks. Our view is radically different. We expect that the most aggressive exploiters of the long bull market will face harsh future consequences.

War or Peace? Addressing the Prospects

Updated: December 20, 2016

The evidence is compelling: The stock market's price action is a reliable indicator of war and peace. Even the U.S. Revolutionary War began at the bottom of a long bear market. On the other hand, bull markets correlate with peace. What about today?

RCA: What 40 Years of "Catching Up" Looks Like

Updated: December 7, 2016

RCA had an unrivaled influence on 20th century entertainment technologies. Yet, its share price never truly caught up to 1929. Watch this and discover why.

Asian-Pacific Stocks: What's Hot, What's Not

Updated: December 1, 2016

Mark Galasiewski, the editor of our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast and contributor to our Global Market Perspective, reveals what markets you should keep your eye on heading into the new year.

Asian-Pacific Stocks: What's Hot, What's Not

Updated: December 1, 2016

Mark Galasiewski, the editor of our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast and contributor to our Global Market Perspective, reveals what markets you should keep your eye on heading into the new year.

Why Investors Embrace Stocks When They Are Over-Valued

Updated: November 21, 2016

Investors 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.

Peak Mergers, Peak Stocks: Is This "Peak Optimism"?

Updated: November 17, 2016

What you clearly see during these years is: The ups and downs in total merger & acquisition value correlate with the stock market trend. Put simply, the same sentiment (or mood) is at work.

So Which Is It -- Is the Donald Good or Bad for Stocks?

Updated: November 14, 2016

Is Donald Trump good or bad for stocks? The financial press says both! Such blatant contradictions appear regularly in the media. Keep an eye on the market itself. The Dow's price pattern pointed to a new all-time high months before the election, and anticipates what's next.

It's a Girl! It's a Boy! It's a Bull Market

Updated: November 9, 2016

More babies were born in 2007 than any other year in U.S. history. But the birth rate dropped to a century-low in 2009. What happened? We offer an answer.

Epic Disdain for Cash

Updated: November 8, 2016

Where does the mutual fund cash-to-assets ratio stand today? It has returned to a historic level -- fund managers are ALL IN the stock market. It adds up to the most extreme reading on record.

A New Bull Market in Political Scandal is Coming to a TV Near You

Updated: November 4, 2016

Major media outlets have bent over backwards to minimize Hillary Clinton's brewing scandals. But social mood is due for a shift. When the stock market sharply reverses, expect a new bull market in political scandals.

Here's Why Investors Should Ignore Earnings Season

Updated: October 24, 2016

The bedrock belief that earnings drive stock prices permeates Wall Street. About a third of S&P companies report this week, and investors are watching. But have they bothered to investigate the evidence about earnings and stocks? We have.

Brexit, Euro, Pound and Stocks—See Why Europe is "Churning" and What's Next

Updated: October 21, 2016

Our Global Opportunities Expert Chris Carolan explains how the Wave Principle helps you navigate the recent uncertainty associated with European markets.

What If Donald Trump Were the Incumbent in the 2016 Race?

Updated: October 20, 2016

Yes, this is a thought experiment. But it draws on 250-plus years of American history -- namely the stock market from 1760 to 2012.

Stocks and Complacency: An Explosive Combination

Updated: October 18, 2016

Except for a couple of turbulent days in early September, this fall season has so far been as uneventful for the markets as this past summer was. But that's likely to change.

A Fascinating Link Between Bull Markets and Invention

Updated: October 17, 2016

Stock market price trends tell you much more than if portfolios are gaining or losing value. They give you a good idea of what to expect in society at large. For example, stocks lead the economy. Stocks lead movie productions. Stocks even lead inventors to invent.

An Uncommon Pattern is Being Traced Out in U.S. Stocks

Updated: October 6, 2016

The co-editor of the U.S. section of our Global Market Perspective sat down to explain why this uncommon pattern in the Dow fits with the overall long-term picture in the stock market.

"The Waves of War"

Updated: October 5, 2016

Could you look at the stock market of a country in South Asia and trace any connection -- and maybe even make a forecast -- for military conflicts in the same region? Turns out, yes.

Symptoms Mount for a Break in Technology Fever

Updated: October 3, 2016

Most people are in love with technology. Tesla Motors and its leader Elon Musk have been prime symbols of this adoration. We take a broad view of technology and find a repetition that should interest every investor.

Autumn Volatility: Why Our Top US Intraday Stocks Analyst Says "Rotation" is Key

Updated: September 28, 2016

Tom Prindaville, the editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service, tells you why he's looking for increased volatility heading into the month of October.

This Chart Shows a Dangerous Divergence in U.S. Stocks

Updated: September 26, 2016

Small investors have grown apathetic toward the stock market. On the other hand, institutional investors like hedge funds are extremely bullish. There's a parallel in market history.

Why the Fed's Rate Decisions Are Irrelevant

Updated: September 19, 2016

Millions of investors analyze the Fed's every word. But do central banks control financial markets? It's time to take a close look at the data.

The Real Reason Stocks Just Turned Volatile

Updated: September 12, 2016

Knowledge of classic chart patterns can be of enormous value to you. For example, a contracting diagonal takes a wedge shape within two converging lines, and is the most common form for an ending diagonal. This knowledge helped us anticipate Sept. 9's stock market volatility, even though the market had traded sideways for most of the summer.

Why We're Bullish on Japan -- and Abe's Stimulus Package Has Nothing to Do with It

Updated: September 9, 2016

In late July, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a massive, $267 billion stimulus package -- the largest of the prior 23 years, if you don’t count the one during the 2008-2009 financial crisis. While most investors are wondering whether the stimulus this time will be effective, our analysis gives you a completely different perspective on the announcement.

The Crash of Icahn Enterprises, and How One Magazine Marked the Top

Updated: September 2, 2016

The late Paul Montgomery, the originator of the magazine cover indicator, said that when a financial trend makes the cover of a general-interest magazine like Time or Newsweek, the trend is close to a reversal. See how this time-tested indicator helped us to spot the top in Icahn Enterprises.

U.S. Stocks Surge DESPITE Earnings Facade

Updated: September 2, 2016

On August 31, Wall Street officially bid adieu to the fiscal Q2 2016. And, according to the experts, “better-than-estimated earnings” lifted U.S. stocks to record highs. The problem is, that’s just one side of the story. The other side you don’t want to miss.

The Dow's Price Pattern at 3 Degrees of Trend

Updated: August 30, 2016

August 15th saw prices reach an all-time high in the Dow. Yet, the Elliott wave pattern we're following suggests something else was also at work: Namely, a near-term peak at 3 degrees of trend.

This "Pop and Drop" Forecast for the Dow was Spot-On

Updated: August 26, 2016

You can make high-confidence market forecasts based on the Wave Principle. Using the Wave Principle, our Short Term Update made a specific market call on Aug. 22, and the market fulfilled our expectation, serving our subscribers well as a result. High volatility may be ahead. The calm before the storm is the time to prepare.

Stocks: Several Factors Are Pointing to Multi-Year Extremes

Updated: August 16, 2016

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

Why the Search for Stock Market "Catalysts" is Futile

Updated: August 8, 2016

Financial reporters seek a "cause and effect" to explain the stock market's action on a given day. For example, Aug. 5 headlines said the strong jobs report triggered the session's rally. Seems logical, but on May 6, stocks also rallied when the jobs number disappointed. The Wave Principle offers a valuable alternative to looking for market "catalysts."

Pete Kendall: U.S. Economy is Struggling -- But Not Why You Think

Updated: August 4, 2016

Pete Kendall tells you that although stocks recently hit new all-time highs, there is a great slackening in the economy -- but not for the reasons you commonly hear about in the news. To watch the interview or read the transcript, click on the link below.

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.

Bull vs. Bear Market Impulses: How Observing Water Freeze Leads to a Shocking Discovery about Social Mood

Updated: July 25, 2016

A mix of bull and bear market impulses is evident in today's culture. How is that possible with recent all-time highs in stocks? Shouldn't social mood be decidedly bullish? A Boston University econophysicist charts water's freezing process and makes a shocking discovery.

How to Win Against the Dangerous “Herding Impulse”

Updated: July 22, 2016

We all love a bargain... except when it comes to stocks. The reason boils down to uncertainty. Learn how our mind works in decisions that involve certainty vs. uncertainty – and learn one way to deal with 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.

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.

There's More to India's Rising Stocks than a Falling U.S. Dollar

Updated: July 19, 2016

At the start of 2016, India’s S&P Nifty Index was circling the drain of a 21-month while India’s rupee clung to an all-time-ever low against the U.S. dollar. But then the unexpected happened -- both the Nifty and the rupee hit bottom. Yet -- while the one continues to soar in a bull market rally, the other one sputters...

Why the Political Party in the White House Is Irrelevant to the Stock Market

Updated: July 18, 2016

Wall Street pundits have called the 2016 presidential election the most important of their lifetimes. Yet our data shows the party in control of the White House makes no discernible difference to the stock market's trend. So what gives? Take a look at a revealing chart from our research about political parties and the stock market.

Should You Leave Stock Picking to the Pros?

Updated: July 15, 2016

Actively managed mutual funds generally charge higher fees than passive index funds. Shareholders pay for the fund manager's supposed stock-picking skills. Find out why many investors are often disappointed, and especially so through the first half of 2016.

See How Elliott Waves Called for DJIA's New High... 10 Months Ago

Updated: July 13, 2016

Elliott wave-minded investors must be adaptable to a changing market environment in order to be successful. Deductive reasoning is the best approach. See how Elliott waves and supporting technical evidence helped us stay on track with a bullish forecast for the DJIA.

Why Stock Market Investors Should Expect the Unexpected

Updated: July 5, 2016

Many investors are baffled when the stock market declines after what appears to be good news or rallies after an external shock. But events do not govern the market's trend. Find out how the Wave Principle helps you to anticipate the unexpected.

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

Updated: June 29, 2016

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. 

EWI's Hochberg: "The Trend is Set" -- And What You Should Pay Attention to Next

Updated: June 24, 2016

Steve Hochberg and Pete Kendall discuss what the Brexit vote represents -- and its implications for the world markets and economies.

Chinese Companies: From Delisting to Relisting... to Rethinking the Whole Enchilada

Updated: June 22, 2016

In mid-2015, Chinese stocks listed on U.S. exchanges were chomping at the bit to get back home and relist on the red-hot Chinese market. But then, China's stock market crashed and the doors to overseas-listings slammed shut. See how Elliot wave analysis anticipated both events.

Is the Stock Market Random and Unpredictable?

Updated: June 20, 2016

Many stock market observers believe that prices are random and unpredictable. But we've observed that repetitive patterns show up in market charts at all degrees of trend. Find out how Elliott wave analysis helped our subscribers prepare for a high-confidence juncture in the stock market.

Indian Stocks: It's Important to Look at Sector Performance

Updated: June 16, 2016

Mark Galasiewski tells you how his analysis of Indian stocks differs from the way he looks at other markets.

Emerging Markets: Why You Need to Look at Stocks Country-by-Country

Updated: June 15, 2016

Mark Galasiewski tells you what helps him keep an eye on all markets across the Asia-Pacific region at the same time.

What Investors Need to Know About the Robot Revolution

Updated: June 7, 2016

The era of the industrial robot has arrived, and our Global Market Perspective pinpoints opportunities. The share price of Fanuc Corp. tripled after our analyst identified the early stages of a fifth-wave thrust. More recently, the robot revolution has taken a breather. Expand your investment horizon now.  

A Word About Today's Money Masters

Updated: May 26, 2016

Most 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."

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.

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

Updated: May 23, 2016

Source: Socionomics.net 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.

Has the Pickup in Wall Street Volatility Only Just Begun?

Updated: May 5, 2016

Periods of low stock market volatility are usually followed by high volatility. On March 18, volatility was non-existent. Since then, volatility has jumped. Prepare now for "head spinning stock market moves."

Why Apple's Nosedive is No Surprise

Updated: April 28, 2016

Apple is one of the most glorified companies in the world. Yet, as of April 27, it's the Dow's worst performer for 2016. Were you surprised by the nosedive in the tech giant's share price? See how EWI subscribers were prepared, and find out how you can be ready for the next big move.

When Equity Culture Gives Way to Financial Conservatism

Updated: April 27, 2016

How much longer will investors remain enamored with risk-assets like stocks? The evidence suggests that a major shift toward financial conservatism is underway. See the evidence and decide for yourself.

Visualize Price Progression with Elliott

Updated: April 18, 2016

Elliott wave analysis identifies corrective and impulsive moves, which helps you stay on the right side of the trend. Watch our Intraday Asian Stocks Pro Service analyst explain how.

Here's What the Mainsteam Overlook in European Stocks

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.

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.

Here's Why the "Correlation" Between Stocks and Oil is a Giant Myth

Updated: April 14, 2016

Steve Craig tells you why the presumption that stocks and oil are correlated is flawed.

Two Bull-Market Institutions Reach a High Plateau

Updated: April 13, 2016

Two bull market institutions are showing patterns of five-waves up. Elliott-minded investors know that this means the next trend points downward. See two charts that you will likely not find anywhere else.

China's Internet Stocks: Going the Route of the Late 1990s' "Internet Bubble"?

Updated: April 6, 2016

Investment manias reach soaring heights. We've made an important observation about the market's action following a mania. Read about it, and see a chart of two similar-looking price forms that will help you to prepare for the months ahead.

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.

How This Indicator Anticipated Important Financial Turns

Updated: March 30, 2016

Investors tend to extrapolate present trends into the future. When that trend also catches fire with the general public, watch out. A turn might be nigh. Learn about an indicator that has a strong record of marking major turns of fortune.

How Bull Markets Puncture the Heavens

Updated: March 22, 2016

We are in the era of skyscrapers on steroids. The race to construct the world's tallest building is on. How does this relate to financial markets? Find out.

Is the Fed Lost in a Keynesian Puzzle Palace?

Updated: March 17, 2016

Does the Fed's interest rate policy determine the direction of stocks and the economy? Many Fed watchers believe so. Perhaps they have not seen these two charts.

Stocks: There's a Strong Chance for Another Exciting Turn Ahead

Updated: March 17, 2016

Pete Kendall and his colleague Steve Hochberg have co-edited our flagship monthly Elliott Wave Financial Forecast since 1999. In this interview, Pete draws from his extensive experience to show you where the markets are at right now -- and why he thinks there could be a turn in the markets very soon.

Meet the Biggest Backer of Today's Bull Market

Updated: March 15, 2016

The stock market is risky, and when you borrow to buy shares, the risk is amplified. One group of investors is "propping up the bull market" with their borrowed billions. They've done it before, and the outcome was ugly. Get ready for the inevitable repeat.

79% in 14 Months: Calling the Turns in the ASX All Ordinaries Gold Index

Updated: March 2, 2016

How does catching a 79% move in 14 months sound to you? Any investor would be thrilled. Our Global Market Perspective subscribers were alerted to just such an opportunity in this Australian index -- see how.

Dems vs. Reps: Who's Better For Stocks? Finally a Definitive Answer

Updated: February 29, 2016

Should stock market bulls worry if a Democrat takes the White House in 2016? Or, should they celebrate if a Republican wins? We answer both questions with a chart that might surprise you.

Learn Why 2015 Was a Key Transition Year for Stocks

Updated: February 25, 2016

Our Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg talks to Moe Ansari on Market Wrap Radio. You'll hear his take on what we've seen in the markets so far in 2016 -- and why Steve thinks 2015 was a "transitional" year.

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.

Learn Why It's Important to Have Alternate Wave Counts

Updated: February 18, 2016

We sat down with Tom Prindaville, the editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service, to learn how he approaches market volatility -- and why it's important to have alternate wave counts.

Gold: See 2 Factors that Warned of the Rally a Month Ago

Updated: February 11, 2016

It's tempting to say that gold is up 16% YTD "as investors are seeking a safe haven." Problem is, this (very logical) explanation tells you little about where gold might go tomorrow. Elliott wave analysis, on the other hand, does.

Stocks and Oil: No Longer "A Couple"?

Updated: February 10, 2016

It's a bit like watching Old Faithful fail to erupt when it should: To see a market "correlation" become disconnected can be unsettling. For weeks the media has looked at oil prices to forecast stocks. But Tuesday morning (Feb. 9) a CNBC headline said this...

Gold Jumps 2% -- and Probably Has More to Go

Updated: February 8, 2016

On Feb. 8, U.S. and global stocks had a rough day. And what, says the conventional wisdom, "reliably" goes up when markets are "uncertain"? That's right: gold. But here's something you should know...

The Never-Ending Scramble to Figure Out the Stock Market

Updated: February 5, 2016

The stock market's ramped-up volatility has many observers trying to figure out the cause. One believes he knows the answer. We investigate.

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. 

Why You Should Take a Close Look at India Now

Updated: January 29, 2016

India is often ignored in the U.S. financial media. But investors should pay close attention. Indian equities have outperformed U.S. stocks over the years. And, now, opportunity appears to beckon again.

Do Oil Prices Govern Stock Prices?

Updated: January 26, 2016

You've probably noticed that lately, oil and stocks have been moving in unison -- so much so that today, people say that cheap oil is bearish for stocks, and higher oil prices are bullish. But do you remember that not that long ago, they said precisely the opposite?

Two Strong Signs of a Big Financial Top?

Updated: January 25, 2016

A review of past market tops shows that many of them were accompanied by the same warning signs. We highlight two of them. Plus, a chart shows a trap that's about to snap shut on stocks.

Crystal-Clear Wave Pattern in Indian Stocks

Updated: January 22, 2016

On January 21, editor of our monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast, Mark Galasiewski, gave a new interview to CNBC TV18 in India -- to discuss an imminent opportunity that may be ripe for their picking. Learn what it is now.

Alibaba Stock: BABA Boom to Bust

Updated: January 21, 2016

Alibaba's stock market debut -- BABA -- was supposed to be the can't-lose, golden IPO of 2015. But then, the stock plunged 30% and stands near its initial offer price. While it's easy to blame China's contracting economy for the BABA bust, that wouldn't be true.

See the Signs Which Led to This Top

Updated: January 20, 2016

At times like this, many people say: "Well, of course stocks are down -- after a six-year bull market without much of a correction." Yet, even if it feels like the decline was "only natural," in reality very few market experts said so on the record. In fact...

Dow Theory Nailed the Big Ones -- And Here's What It Says Now

Updated: January 20, 2016

Dow Theory and the Wave Principle are both based on empirical observations and complement each other. Dow Theory nailed the market declines of 1973 and 2007. Find out what investors should know now about the current Dow Theory signal.

How Small-Degree Elliott Waves Help You Catch BIG Trends

Updated: January 19, 2016

In this new interview with Matthew Gress, our Intraday Asian Stocks Pro Service analyst, he shows you how looking at smaller-degree Wave Patterns can often open your eyes to the start of a bigger-picture opportunity.

Can Stock Values Simply "Disappear"? Yes.

Updated: January 15, 2016

Stocks rallied on Thursday (Jan. 14) -- but tanked again on Friday (Jan. 15), probably making the previously reported $3.2-trillion loss in the value of global stocks even bigger. But how can that be? Doesn't money simply move from one asset class to another?

Eating Gold -- and Other Crazy Things People Do (at Certain, Very Specific, Times)

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)

The Perils of "Buying the Dip" in U.S. Stocks

Updated: January 11, 2016

A well-known financial publication suggests that now is the time to invest for the long-term. Such an approach might be hazardous to your portfolio. See a chart that shows a dip-buyer's nightmare.

The Apple Inc. Bull Goes on Holiday

Updated: January 7, 2016

Since hitting an all-time high in early 2015, AAPL stock has plunged a whopping 26%. Clearly, AAPL falling from its bullish branch was not part of the mainstream plan. It was, however, part of the Elliott wave one.

"Volatility Got a Bad Rap"

Updated: January 7, 2016

Tom Prindaville, EWI's U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service editor, tells you why you shouldn't be afraid of volatility and why it's important to maintain more than one Elliott wave count -- especially in challenging and volatile market environments.

Momentum Warns of the Stock Market's "Withering Heights"

Updated: January 6, 2016

Pay attention to the market's momentum. The late Richard Russell of Dow Theory fame developed a proprietary configuration of eight market-based measures. We've created a momentum indicator from this configuration. Look at the chart.

Chinese Stocks: The Outlook is Clearly Negative

Updated: January 6, 2016

Our Global Opportunities Expert, Chris Carolan, discusses Monday's sharp declines in China's Shanghai Composite and Germany's DAX, and then he shares his outlook for the global markets based on the regional currencies.

Making Heads or Tails of This Market

Updated: January 5, 2016

We're only two trading days into 2016 -- yet, so far, the new year isn't looking too promising. Right now, you may be scrambling to make sense of the DJIA's huge tumble on Monday. This excerpt from our December Elliott Wave Financial Forecast may help.

When "Rattled Confidence" Is a Bullish Sign

Updated: December 29, 2015

chart of the day | You may have seen us mention the importance of sentiment extremes on these pages before. We don't take sentiment at face value; years of experience have taught us to use sentiment extremes as a contrarian indicator -- here's why.

The Mighty U.S. Consumer

Updated: December 23, 2015

chart of the day | Consumer spending accounts for about 70% of the U.S. GDP, so the latest uptick in spending is happy news for stock market bulls. Except, there is one caveat.

Alibaba: Headed for a $1-Trillion Market Capitalization?

Updated: December 23, 2015

"Open Sesame" is the phrase that opens the door to treasure. A Chinese entrepreneur was inspired by the story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and named a company that has yielded vast riches. One of our Global Market Perspective editors provides analysis of Alibaba Group.

Risk On? Risk Off? Find Out Where Your Money Lies

Updated: December 22, 2015

It's almost Christmas, "the hap-happiest season of all." Yet, here's a sobering fact for U.S. investors: As this chart shows, the S&P 500 stocks are actually lower now than at the end of last year.

Company Buybacks: A Big Warning for the Stock Market

Updated: December 18, 2015

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?

Stocks: Rough December So Far

Updated: December 9, 2015

It's not quite time for the so-called Santa Claus Rally. And yet, it's easy to get disheartened when you see stocks struggle and fail to make progress for days. That's when you may wish to consider turning to Elliott wave analysis.

Is Germany's Stock Market Bull Faking Its Own Death?

Updated: December 4, 2015

Here's a question: Has the bull market in German stocks faked its own death in order to force investors "home" for a major buying opportunity? Turns out, this idea isn't as crazy as it sounds...

The Topping Process Is Steaming Along

Updated: November 24, 2015

Pete Kendall, co-editor of The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, discusses important trends that he'll be watching in the coming weeks and months ahead.

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.

Why Are Stocks Rising? (A Not-So-Silly Question.)

Updated: November 20, 2015

Stocks are up. In fact, the DJIA added almost 700 points this week. And why not? Unemployment is down. Square and Match/OKCupid/Tinder's IPOs are doing well. Good news all around. That's why stocks are up. Right? Well, only if you read happy news stories...

Why Dow Theory is Still Relevant

Updated: November 13, 2015

Meet the predecessor of the Elliott Wave Principle: Dow Theory has been around for over a century and boasts a consistent record of performance. Yet some analysts are dismissive. Learn why you should pay attention to the Dow Theory -- along with the Elliott Wave Principle.

Demystifying the Selloff in U.S. Stocks

Updated: November 12, 2015

U.S. stocks have had a rough week -- and for many observers, it's been a "head-scratcher." what's bothering the stock market? We offer a simple explanation -- one based on Elliott wave analysis, which is at the core of what we do.

India Stocks: Does This Price Pattern Mean Opportunity?

Updated: November 12, 2015

Sentiment has turned negative in India. Yet a classic price formation has been taking shape in the chart of one of India's stock indexes. Could this mean opportunity for investors? Take a look at the chart.

Why You Should Pay Attention to Stock Market's Bull/Bear Ratio

Updated: November 5, 2015

chart of the day | European stocks, just like stocks in the U.S., enjoyed a rebound over the past few weeks. You may have heard different reasons for the rally in Europe, but here's one most analysts overlook -- and in our opinion, it's one of the most important reasons.

European Stocks: How 4,500 Investors Can Be Wrong

Updated: October 23, 2015

Near-term stock market trends may move against the trend of the next larger degree. Consider European equities. On October 1, a small-degree fifth wave down appeared to be approaching completion. Now get insights into the more significant larger trend.

Here's How Corporate America Flirts with Financial Disaster

Updated: October 16, 2015

U.S. companies have loaded up on debt. A Goldman Sachs strategist calls their balance-sheet health "increasingly alarming." Yet these same corporations are speculating in the stock market. "It's a strategy they will come to regret."

Steve Hochberg on "The Granddaddy of Investment Conferences"

Updated: October 15, 2015

In this clip, our Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg talks about the upcoming New Orleans Investment Conference, sharing some interesting facts about the conference's origins and explains why he keeps going back to speak, year after year.

Chart of the Day: The WSI - or, "As the World Turns Down"

Updated: October 13, 2015

The World Stock Index -- or WSI -- is what the name suggests: A weighted average of global equity indexes. I'm actually going to show you two snapshots of this chart in two different timeframes. Let's begin with the WSI chart from May 1st, 2015...

Chinese Stocks: Know What Happens Before It Happens

Updated: October 6, 2015

In this new interview, Chris Carolan looks at the latest price action in China's Shanghai Composite to show you how the Elliott Wave Principle helps you anticipate and prepare for market moves.

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

Updated: September 30, 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.

(Chart of the Day) The S&P 500: Textbook Elliott Pattern and a Trend Channel

Updated: September 29, 2015

This S&P 500 chart covers the past 4 years. The relevant dates are October 4, 2011 (an important low) and, recently, September 21 -- the date we posted this chart in our Short Term Update. Between those dates are two great pieces of visual evidence. First...

The Two Faces of Stock Market Volatility

Updated: September 28, 2015

For most of this summer, the U.S. stock market was about as volatile as a yoga retreat. Now, it's a model of turbulence. Yet somehow, the mainstream experts have insisted that both volatility scenarios are bullish! Keep reading...

Stocks: Why Following the Crowd is Usually a Big Mistake

Updated: September 21, 2015

What do governments, overseas buyers of U.S. stocks, corporations and even millionaires have in common? Answer: All of them have shown lousy stock market timing. Our independent analysis keeps you ahead of market turns.

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.

"Interest Rates Drive Stocks"? See 4 Charts That Tell You the Truth

Updated: September 14, 2015

On Sept. 16-17, the Federal Reserve meets to decide whether or not to raise interest rates. It's been described as "the most important Fed meeting of the decade" -- and a pivotal moment for stocks. Yet, these four charts show you why it may not be.

A Jaw-Dropping (Price-Soaring) Day for the Nikkei

Updated: September 9, 2015

On Sept. 9, Japan's Nikkei stock index skyrocketed 7.7% for its sharpest single-day rally since 2008. The same day, a major Abenomics tax cut was announced. Cause -- or coincidence?

Cash Still Trash... But Not For Long

Updated: September 9, 2015

See how this single market indicator warned of reversals in stocks in 2000 and 2007.

Stock Market Forecasts: Why You Should Consider Technical Analysis

Updated: September 8, 2015

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.

S&P 500 Volatility: The 'Prequel' Before the Storm

Updated: September 2, 2015

You may have heard or read that the recent wild market swings were unpredictable. Yet, take a look at this one indicator which was flashing red before the "pandemonium" began.

Amid Stock Market Turmoil, Investors Cling to Hope. Why?

Updated: September 2, 2015

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. Take a look at a chart that is most revealing.

Stocks: What a "3rd Wave" Looks Like

Updated: August 26, 2015

Bear markets are faster than bull markets. Why? Because bear markets are driven by fear. Greed is a "slower" emotion. That's why it took the DJIA less than a week to erase the entire rally that took two years. But wait...

Investors Furiously Flee U.S. Stocks

Updated: August 24, 2015

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.

When Markets Go Nuts, "Emotions Are Not Your Friend"

Updated: August 21, 2015

Read this interview with Tom Prindaville, editor of our U.S. Stocks Intraday Pro Service, to get his take on the latest price action -- and new key price levels he's looking at.

Global Stocks Slide

Updated: August 21, 2015

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?

Asian-Pacific Stocks: "Traders Live for Markets Like These"

Updated: August 20, 2015

On Tuesday (Aug. 18) China's Shanghai Composite fell more than 6% in one day. Here are some tips from EWI's Asian Intraday Stocks Pro Service analyst, Matthew Gress, on what to expect next.

U.S. Stocks: End of the Complacent Era?

Updated: August 20, 2015

Financial markets tend to turn when most investors least expect it. Deep complacency toward stocks suggests that more triple-digit Dow declines may be just ahead.

U.S. GDP Gets Revised Higher: Time to Buy Stocks?

Updated: August 3, 2015

The U.S. GDP growth has just been revised upward. That, many experts say, sets the stage for a stock market rally -- because the economy leads and the stock market follows. Right? At least, that’s what almost everyone believes. But even a brief glance at recent history proves otherwise. 

Another Extreme: IPOs' Lack of Accounting Standards

Updated: July 28, 2015

Last month at the San Francisco Money Show event for investors and traders, EWI's Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg addressed the audience with a series of eye-opening insights. Here's a short clip.

Chinese Stocks: Here Comes the "Boom"

Updated: July 27, 2015

Our Intraday Asian Stocks Analyst, Matthew Gress, tells you what Monday's (July 27) sharp decline in the Shanghai Composite means for the index going forward.

Technology Giants Stumble: Is the Big Fall Just Ahead?

Updated: July 22, 2015

The share price of Apple, Inc. has risen more than 14,500% during the past 12 years. But this Wall Street favorite is now getting the cold shoulder. We're following indicators which suggest greater volatility ahead.

New Opportunities in Asian Stocks

Updated: July 22, 2015

Asian markets have been a mixed bag lately. Here, Elliott Wave International's Matthew Gress offers you his take on recent market action -- and a new opportunity he's most excited about.

U.S. Stocks: Will the Volatility Continue?

Updated: July 21, 2015

What should you make of the recent big sell-off, a rally -- and now, another sell-off in U.S. stocks? Here are some tips from Tom Prindaville, editor of our U.S. Intraday Stocks Pro Service.

"Is Europe going higher? -- Yes. For now."

Updated: July 20, 2015

EWI's European Intraday Stocks Analyst, Murat Yilmaz, gives you an overview of where European markets find themselves today. In particular, Murat gives you his thoughts on the SMI and FTSE 100.

Decline in Shanghai Composite: Kickoff to a Larger Move?

Updated: July 13, 2015

Learn why, from the Elliott wave perspective, the Shanghai Composite's recent decline is a relatively normal occurrence -- and what it implies for the future of Chinese stocks.

China: What Deflation Looks Like

Updated: July 9, 2015

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.

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."

Chinese Stocks: Down 19% in 14 Days. Time to Panic?

Updated: June 26, 2015

Suddenly, the fact that -- prior to this crash -- China’s main Shanghai Composite index was up almost 40% YTD, seem a lot less relevant. Maybe Chinese stocks really were in a bubble? Here's one opinion you want to hear.

Chinese Stocks: "How to Think Like a Billionaire Investor"

Updated: June 24, 2015

With China's Shanghai Composite index up almost 40% YTD, and the tech-heavy Shenzhen Composite up more than 90%, are Chinese stocks in a bubble? It's a legitimate question. You'll find many answers out there, but this answer you won't want to miss.

Why Investors Should Beware of This Low-Volatility Stock Market

Updated: June 24, 2015

Big volatility has been conspicuously absent from the stock market. We view this as a warning sign instead of a reason for complacency. Market history backs up our view. Take a look at this chart.

Indonesia Stocks and the Legend of Big Foot

Updated: June 22, 2015

On June 16, the Jakarta Composite Index plunged to its lowest level in 13 months. Now, we "hunt down" the real reason behind the powerful sell-off...

Stocks: Like Sitting on a "Bomb No One Can See"

Updated: June 16, 2015

With all the bullish talk on Wall Street these days, it's easy to overlook some important facts. For example, since January, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is actually almost flat. And that's not all.

U.S. Stocks and the Question of High Risk

Updated: June 12, 2015

Just weeks before the 2007 stock market top, a big clue appeared in the bond market. Today, similar developments are occurring in the bond market. See two charts: one from 2007 and the other from today.

European Stocks: "Banking" on a Bull Market Recovery?

Updated: June 9, 2015

On June 5, the Euro Stoxx 50 index recorded its longest weekly losing streak for all of 2015. As for why --  one chart speaks more than all the fundamentals in the world.

Will "Sideline Cash" Rescue This Market?

Updated: June 9, 2015

Will piles of "sideline cash" send the stock market higher? Learn the answer to that question, plus find out why the stock market may not remain "boring" for long.

The Contrarian Opinion You WANT to Hear

Updated: June 1, 2015

The financial crisis that began in 2007 is becoming a hazy memory for many investors. But perhaps you still recall the one thing everyone wanted during the worst of the crash, but could not get their hands on?

Can You Use the Wave Principle with Individual Stocks?

Updated: May 6, 2015

Apple Inc. is by far the world’s largest company measured by market capitalization. But the Elliott Wave Principle tells a story that every Apple investor should know.

Stocks and Economy: What to Look for in 2015

Updated: December 30, 2014

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.

Stocks and Oil: From Hot to Cold, And Back Again

Updated: December 23, 2014

Now that the stock market has recovered from its mid-December slump, it's a good time to talk about the one culprit that almost everyone said was behind the Dow's big slide: namely, crude oil.

The Boy Who Cried a $72 Million Stock Market Profit

Updated: December 22, 2014

The 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! 

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?

Want to Know the REAL Reason Why the Stock Market Turned Down?

Updated: October 20, 2014

According to the mainstream financial experts, there are 3 key causes for the biggest stock market retreat in more than 2 years; they are: Alibaba, Ebola... and voodoo black magic (well, sort of).

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.

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

Updated: August 22, 2014

As of 2013, the daily trading volume in foreign exchange was more than $5 TRILLION a day. EWI's currencies expert, Jim Martens, discusses the pros and cons of trading forex vs. trading stocks.

High-Risk Stock Market: "Few Will Escape Unscathed"

Updated: March 14, 2014

The stock market's long-term trend appears to be at a historic juncture. A legendary hedge fund manager has raised a red flag, saying "Few, if any, will escape unscathed."

Dollar-Yen In a Freefall: 5-min Video Shows You Why

Updated: February 6, 2014

The sell-off in dollar-yen, or USDJPY, has been in the news a lot. "USDJPY Takes Out Stops, Plunges Under 101: Drags Stocks To New Lows," said a Zero Hedge headline yesterday. (Japan's Nikkei fell another 4.2% today.)

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...

Wartime: Bullish or Bearish for Stocks?

Updated: August 27, 2013

Decades of research reveals that events outside the market do not govern the market's main trend, not even war. See these four charts and decide for yourself.

What You Can Learn by Studying Financial Manias of the Past 400 Years

Updated: June 5, 2013

In 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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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%.

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.

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?

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.
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