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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.

Market Trek: From $18,000,000,000,000 to $0

"From $18 trillion to $0," that's what happened to one asset class over the past two years. Watch our Market Trek host Brian Whitmer explain (from his global destination in Thailand) what this asset class is -- and the broader implications of its recent trend. (Hint: It has to do with interest rates, a relevant topic during "Fed week.")

What to Make of Gold’s Rally at This Juncture

Most investors are bullish on gold. Indeed, some analysts expect price "records" in 2023. But we've seen sentiment extremes before. Here's a review.

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Eurex Bund: Taking Elliott on the Road Less Traveled

We often get asked if Elliott waves work in markets other than the major ones. The answer is a resounding yes. The waves track investor psychology, so anywhere you have a group of investors buying and selling, you'll see waves shaping the trends. Watch this quick wave lesson from our Interest Rates Pro Service analyst, Ivo Zhelev.

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90 Years Later, Elliott Waves Keep Paving the Way

Almost 90 years ago, R.N. Elliott made his discovery that the financial markets are patterned. Today, the same patterns repeat in all liquid markets. Watch our Commodities Pro Service editor Jim Martens give you a recent example with feeder cattle in focus.

Market Trek: 24% of Russell 3000 Firms Share This Open Secret

When your operating revenue can't even cover the interest payments on the money you owe, you might have trouble sleeping at night. That's where almost a quarter of the Russell 3000 companies find themselves today. Watch our Market Trek host Brian Whitmer walk you through a 30-year chart to show the extent of the problem. (Brian's global destination today is Thailand.)

How to Know When 5 Waves Mean “STOP” or “GO”

You may already know that trending moves develop in 5 waves, while countertrends have only three legs. But does every 5-wave move indicate the start of a new trend? There's a bit more to it, explains our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor, Murray Gunn, as he shows you a chart of EuroSTOXX 50, a pan-European 50-blue chip index, and explains what the waves show.

Invest in Emerging Markets? For Clues to What's Next, Look at Taiwan

Over the years, Taiwanese stocks have proven themselves to be a bellwether for the entire emerging market sector. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, walk you through a couple of charts that hint at what's next for Taiwan -- and emerging markets as a whole.

Natural Gas: Here’s What Happened After a “Double Top"

Technical analysis looks at the behavior of a financial market itself. This contrasts with "fundamental" analysis, which examines factors outside of a market, i.e., news and events. Elliott Wave International favors technical analysis and this natural gas chart provides an example of why.

More Complacent with Prices BELOW All Prior Highs

Though the main U.S. stock indexes have rallied since their September-October 2022 lows, none have made the leap to new all-time highs. You'd think that investors might feel a bit deterred by that news, but alas, investor complacency still reigns supreme. Check out this chart and commentary from our Short Term Update to see just how complacent investors are.

Here’s a Strong Indication That the Bear Market Has Legs

It can be a challenge for investors to separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to market sayings. Here's one market observation that Elliott Wave International believes you should take into strong consideration -- especially now.

"Quiet markets tend to be trouble"

Recent investor optimism (and low volatility) over different asset classes -- forex, commodities, and precious metals among them -- has caught the eye of our Global Market Strategist, Brian Whitmer. Watch Brian give this and other highlights from the new, January issue of Global Market Perspective in this video.

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2022: "Worst since 2008." OK, But What Does That Mean for 2023?

Last year... let's just forget about it, ok? But, as they say in the business, "past performance is not a guarantee of future results." So, what about 2023? For some answers, read this State of the Global Markets event insight.

“Worst Corporate Earnings Since 2008": Maybe, But So What?

There's a widespread assumption on Wall Street that earnings drive stock prices. After all, earnings are the basis of the growth and contraction of companies and dividends. Yet, you may be surprised by what Elliott Wave International's research has uncovered.

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Bitcoin vs. COIN vs. GLXY: See How One Leads the Other

One way that helps in trading stocks, explains our Crypto Pro Service analyst, Jason Soni, in this new video, is to look at Elliott wave patterns in a related market. Watch Jason show you charts of Bitcoin, COIN, GLXY and HUT and show how he puts it all together.

Why Oil Prices Fell in the Face of “Supply Shock”

Many oil market observers try to predict prices by looking at "fundamentals," such as supply and demand. However, history shows that investors cannot always count on this type of analysis -- far from it. Here's what you need to know.