Investing

Challenge the mainstream beliefs on investing. News doesn't cause the market to move. Let us show you how wave patterns on a simple price chart can tell you more about the trend than you'll ever hear on the six o'clock news.

What Junk Bonds Convey About Investors’ Mindset

Extreme financial optimism is on display with "stocks, property, cryptocurrencies and digital art." Also consider junk bonds. Here's a chart and commentary.

“I don’t want to hear about it.”

Social media dispensers of stock market advice must always be bullish -- if they want more followers. Get more insights into the current psychology of many novice investors -- as well as seasoned Wall Street pros.

Are Investors "Down to the Last Pennies"? See What the Data Shows

This video delivers a clear, data-driven answer to the question in the headline. You'll also see why it matters to you and to the stock market.

The Stock Market's "7-Month Topping Process"

Stock market bottoms are usually sharp and fast -- think the March 2020 bottom. Tops, by contrast, are drawn-out affairs. Watch our Global Market Strategist walk you through a series of charts in U.S. and European markets to see why this is relevant today.

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Swiss Market Index: An Elliott Wave Turning Point So Accurate You'll Rub Your Eyes

"Ratio analysis" reveals how one wave in a trend can anticipate a coming wave, with absolutely stunning accuracy. EWI's European Short Term Update editor Murray Gunn shows you a real-time example that recently unfolded in the Swiss Market Index.

How the Stock Market Loves to Trick Investors

The market has a way of often fooling most investors. For example, these investors are bullish at tops and bearish at bottoms. Take a look at a chart which reveals a record reading "by multiples."

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Gold -- Too Much of a Good Thing

Did the famous 1930s economist John Maynard Keynes really call gold "a barbarous relic"? Actually, that's a misquote. See what Keynes really meant and learn if gold has any value in the era of declining "real yield" of other assets in this new essay by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn.

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China’s Real Estate: See This One-of-a-Kind Perspective

The Chinese government, worried about systemic risks from Evergrande Group fallout, is promising action. But why only now? Watch our monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor give you a one-of-a-kind answer -- and show you what's likely next for China's real estate.

Why “Losses Are the Norm” in the Stock Market

Sir Isaac Newton said: "I can measure the motions of bodies, but I cannot measure human folly." Get the financial context of this famous mathematician's statement, plus learn how investors can lose money in the best performing mutual fund.

Here’s a Unique Way to Spot Worthy Investment or Trading Ideas

Spot new investment opportunities by using our proprietary software called EWAVES, Elliott Wave Analysis & Validation Expert System. The way it "operates is the epitome of unbiased wave analysis." Here are the details.

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AAPL and FANG+: "5 Waves" Speaks Volumes

Our 3x-weekly U.S. Short Term Update occasionally covers individual stocks -- especially when editor Steve Hochberg sees implications for the broad market. See what he sees now in AAPL and other FANGs. (Free.)

How the Price Action of Stocks Defies “Conventional Wisdom”

Conventional wisdom says that shockingly bad news will derail a rising stock market, and that extraordinarily good news will stop a downtrend. However, financial history tells another story. Let's look at instructive examples -- both from the past and presently.

Take a Look at a Historical “Dip Buyer’s Nightmare”

Many investors want to buy bargains after a downturn in the stock market. Yet, financial history teaches harsh lessons. This chart shows a "nightmare" that market participants want to avoid.

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S&P 500, Euro Stoxx 600: “Surrendering to the Rally”

"History doesn't repeat, but it rhymes," goes a saying often contributed to Mark Twain. In our 40+ years in the business, we've seen a lot of these "rhymes" -- watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor show you what the recent price action in S&P 500 and Euro Stoxx 600 reminds him of.

Why a Financial “Panic” May Be Just Around the Corner

The next financial panic may be just ahead, according to an indicator which may be overlooked by many investors. Let's review the history of this indicator -- plus, see what it's showing now.