Implication of the Wave Principle for Technical Analysis

In this chart-filled presentation, Robert Prechter shows you how, in easy-to-understand terms, technical analysis captures "the essence of human behavior in a finance market." Technical analysis rookies and veterans alike can benefit from this presentation.

  • Format: Streaming | 1 hour
  • Presented By: Robert Prechter
  • Level: Intermediate

"It's time to take technical analysis to the next level"

The craft of technical analysis has been close to Robert Prechter's heart for decades. So it's no surprise that he accepted an invitation to speak with fellow craftsmen at a gathering of the Canadian Society for Technical Analysts in 2009.

He used the opportunity to do a lot more than simply talk shop with this prestigious group. He presented his lecture titled Implication of the Wave Principle for Technical Analysis, with "implication" being the key word. Prechter is not one to exaggerate, yet you can be sure of this: after you've watched this presentation, you'll know that the implication is very powerful indeed.

In Bob's own words: "It's time to take technical analysis to the next level." This includes "bringing technical analysis into the academic world...by submitting it to very rigorous testing." This video shows you the fascinating results of these rigorous tests.

If you've heard Bob speak before, you know that he's uniquely able to connect with novices and experts at the same time. If you haven't heard him, this couldn't be a better introduction.

Here's what Prechter presents:

  • How wave structures can vary but still unfold as recognizable patterns
  • Is the Wave Principle a better model than standard academic theories and other sophisticated models?
  • How Elliott wave patterns using actual stock market data compare vs. other models
  • How and why the Wave Principle agrees with all the best tools of technical analysis – from momentum to sentiment to patterns of every kind
  • Dow Theory and the Wave Principle: Bob compares and contrasts these two venerable approaches
  • Edwards & Magee's most well-known market patterns: From the Head and Shoulders to Triangles to Triple Tops – the Wave Principle sheds new light on the research of these pioneers
  • Why the toys of technical analysis are anything but – in truth, they capture "the essence of human behavior in a finance market"


Meet Your Presenter


Robert R. Prechter Founder and President, Elliott Wave International

Robert R. Prechter’s name is familiar to market observers the world over. Since founding EWI in 1979, Prechter has focused on applying and enhancing the Wave Principle, R.N. Elliott’s fractal model of financial pricing. Prechter shares his market insights in The Elliott Wave Theorist, one of the longest-running financial publications in existence today. Prechter has developed a theory of social causality called socionomics, whose main hypothesis is endogenously regulated waves of social mood prompt social actions. In other words, events don’t shape moods; moods shape events. Prechter has authored and edited several academic papers. He has written 18 books on finance and socionomics, including a New York Times bestseller.

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