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.

How “Blind Speculation” Has Turned “White Hot” on Wall Street

A "white-hot heat of speculation" has taken hold in some quarters of Wall Street. Get insights into "blank-check offerings" and take a look at a new index that went live on July 31, 2020.

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Junk Bonds: The Numbers Are, "Frankly, Stunning"

High-yield bonds are on a tear. 2020 is shaping up to be a monster year for junk bond sales. But all this investor optimism about low-grade debt is actually a dangerous sign. Our Global Market Strategist explains.

Fear Grips Stock Market Short-Sellers – What to Make of It

Stock market bears have been few and far between. Indeed, a Bloomberg headline recently announced that they are going "extinct." Short-sellers have been going into hiding. Take a look at this chart.

Gold: Why You Should Be Wary of the “Consensus”

As train conductors of yesteryear used to say, “ALL aboard!” That’s a useful announcement for passengers, but not so much for investors. For example, consider investor sentiment toward gold. This chart shows you.

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Why This Could Be a "Very Bleak Winter for the U.K."

Elliott wave analysis suggests that the next few months could be quite historic for the British stock market, the economy and British pound. Our Head of Global Research (who is based in London) explains.

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Asia-Pacific: Just a "Pause" -- or Is the Rally Over?

Stocks across the Asia-Pacific rallied strongly over the summer. (Although not all markets participated...) Fall is often a period when stocks wobble -- so, is that what's behind the recent weakness? Our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor explains.

A Look at the Perilous Psychology of Financial Bubbles

Investors justify financial bubbles all the way to the top. This perilous psychology led to massive losses after the market peaks of 2000 and 2007. Now, in 2020, the same warning is showing up in the financial news.

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The Fed's Problem? It Forgets This Old Adage

"You can bring the horse to water, but you can't make him drink." The Federal Reserve says that it will "allow" some inflation, but the fact is, the Fed doesn't control inflation. Watch our Global Markets Strategist explain why using several eye-opening charts.

Look at This Big Reminder of “Dot.com Mania”

EWI’s analysts regularly review more than 100 stock market indicators. Right now, one of those indicators is historically “hot” and investors should prepare for a flameout. This chart is telling.

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Gold: "A STUNNING example of herding behavior"

Lots of websites will tell you what's next for gold -- but in our experience, the best market guide is investor psychology. Watch our Head of Global Research explain what today's projections for "gold $20,000" have in common with historical projections for the DJIA.

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Sensex, TSLA, Commodities: Spot Near-Term Price Pattern, See Long-Term Trend

Tesla, commodities, Indian stocks… what do they have in common? They all display hidden, useful "maps" -- because Elliott waves repeat on all degrees of trend. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor explain.

See How the 2020 Stock Market Shows “1929-Type Action”

Every stock market top is different. However, one can learn lessons from studying stock market history. Consider the year 1929. Our new Elliott Wave Theorist explains.

U.S. Stocks: “Big Guys” Follow “Little Guys”

Lots has been said about the rally since March. But here are some stats you probably won’t see any place else. Our U.S. Short Term Update explains today’s “amazing market dynamics.”

"Economy LAGS the stock market"

"Why are stocks up when the economy is down?" That's the question mainstream analysts have wrestled with for months. Now hear some unconventional answers in this new interview our monthly Financial Forecast co-editor, Steve Hochberg, recently gave to Moe Ansari on Market Wrap (recorded Friday, August 28).

Does the Stock Market Really “See” the Future?

It's a common belief that the mass of investors "see" into the future and buy or sell stocks accordingly -- in the present. Let's address this "myth" and learn what really drives the stock market.