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ETFs: This New Development Speaks Volumes

Updated: December 4, 2018

The number of U.S. exchange-traded funds has nearly tripled in the past 10 years. One particular aspect of ETFs has reached "the highest ever" level -- and if history is a guide, investors should take note.

How Does the Central Bank Get to "Neutral" Interest Rates?

Updated: October 29, 2018

In this interview with Dana Weeks, EWI's Murray Gunn goes myth-busting regarding Fed policy and the "neutral" line for interest rates .

Oil Prices Vs. Production: Here's the Connection That Most Observers Ignore

Updated: October 17, 2018

"Supply-demand theorists glance at this graph and declare that the trend toward more U.S. oil production caused oil's price to fall. But the claim does not bear scrutiny."

Were YOU Prepared for the Big October Move?

Updated: October 12, 2018

As U.S. stocks were getting crushed in a two-day rout on Oct. 10 & 11, many investors were scrambling to find their footing. EWI subscribers were ready for the markets’ “worst kickoff to a fourth quarter since… 2008.” Check out this S&P chart with real-time analysis from our Financial Forecast Service.

Epic, Worldwide Financial Complacency: "What a Difference a Decade Makes"

Updated: October 12, 2018

Financial complacency is inevitably followed by its opposite. That's not an opinion. It's historical fact. With that in mind, global investors need to reflect on the message conveyed by these three financial measures.

Gold: What You Can Learn from Speculators' Mistakes

Updated: August 20, 2018

Many Main Street investors would probably be surprised at how often the professionals on Wall Street are on the wrong side of major market turns. Gold is a prime example. Learn why this insight is especially important now

When One Pattern Ends, Another Begins

Updated: March 5, 2018

The Elliott wave model employs strict rules and guidelines. And at this market juncture, the implications of what it's revealing are huge.

Volatility: What It Implies for Energy Markets

Updated: February 26, 2018

When the Dow shed a quick 10% and cryptos crashed a few weeks ago, how did crude oil, natural gas and energy ETFs fare? ElliottWaveTV asked Steve Craig, editor of our Energy Pro Service, if volatility is the new reality in his markets, too.

Gold, ETFs, Copper… Equally Volatile, or Not?

Updated: February 16, 2018

Volatility in stocks and cryptocurrencies has been stealing the spotlight, but what about other key markets such as gold, copper and the metals in general? Our Metals Pro Service, editor Tom Denham, gives you his take on volatility in base vs. precious metals, ETFs and more.

Why These "Safety-Minded" Investors Are Probably in for a Shock

Updated: February 16, 2018

If you think bonds are a "safe" alternative to stocks, think again. History shows that bonds can go through wild swings like stocks. Look at these two charts .

Watch This Investor Group to Catch the Next Big Turn

Updated: February 13, 2018

Novice investors tend to buy and sell stocks at precisely the wrong times. But, even "corporate insiders" can badly mis-time the stock market. Just look at this chart.

How Stocks Can Seduce You at the Time of Maximum Risk

Updated: January 30, 2018

Investors who've been on the sidelines are fed up with "missing out!" In recent weeks, money flows into equities have sharply risen. This chart shows you why market risk is sharply rising, too.

U.S. Stocks: Waiting on a "Healthy Pullback"?

Updated: January 22, 2018

Today, many mainstream market strategists anticipate a healthy pullback in this high-flying bull market. We've seen such sentiment before...

Is China Really Driving the Slide in U.S. Bond Prices?

Updated: January 16, 2018

The recent slide in U.S. bond prices is being blamed on the news that China may stop buying U.S. Treasuries. A famous guru says a bond bear market is upon us. But 30-year U.S. T-bond prices topped in 2016, when China was still happy to buy U.S. debt. How come?

Survey: Highest Percentage of Bulls in 40 Years

Updated: January 11, 2018

Stock market bulls are having a "happy new year" indeed, and at least one Wall Street bank expects equity prices to be even higher at the end of 2018. The bulls may end up being right, but from observing market behavior for almost 40 years, here at EWI we know this...

Learn This Little-Known Insight About Stock Prices and Earnings

Updated: January 4, 2018

The bedrock belief that earnings drive stock prices permeates Wall Street. The Q1 2018 earnings season is underway, and investors are watching. But have they bothered to investigate the evidence about earnings and stocks. We have.

Learn Why Diversification is Dangerous During This Economic Condition

Updated: December 29, 2017

A mainstream financial publication just said "Now more than ever, it's time to diversify." Diversification is supposed to cushion your portfolio during periods of volatility. If one or more assets decline in value, one or more others will rise -- or so the reasoning goes. Learn why this can be a dangerous financial notion during this particular economic trend.

Global Perspective: What This "Double Top" Strongly Suggests

Updated: December 20, 2017

A "double top" has formed in the chart pattern of a major global financial market. Our analyst shows a chart, spells out his analysis and then anticipates what's next.

Gold and Silver: “Perfect Hedges” Against a Recession? Hardly.

Updated: December 18, 2017

Myths about financial markets are perpetuated because almost no one bothers to check the actual data. For example, consider the widely held belief that precious metals perform well during recessions. Learn what the historical record reveals.

Look Who's Pressing Bullish Bets on U.S. Treasury Bonds

Updated: December 13, 2017

Most investors extrapolate financial trends into the future. So, they are usually unprepared when the trend changes. Making matters worse, they also usually miss significant countertrend moves. Let's take a look at the bond market.

Our Forecast BEFORE the 47 Percent, 12-Month Gain

Updated: December 11, 2017

Have a look at prices -- and the forecast -- when we did NOT know what 2017 would hold…

Crude Oil, Natural Gas & More: How to Spot High-Confidence Junctures

Updated: October 17, 2017

Steve Craig, our Chief Energy Analyst and editor of our Energy Pro Service, tells you how he stays on top of the ebbs and flows in energy markets. (Spoiler alert: Keeping an open mind and following Elliott wave rules is a good start.)

Palladium Prices Soar Above $1000 for the First Time Since 2001

Updated: October 16, 2017

On October 16, palladium bulls celebrated a huge milestone when the precious metal soared above $1000 per ounce for the first time in 16 years. On October 10, we prepared traders for “a new high above 1000.” 

Natural Gas: When 5 Waves Down Mean... Up!

Updated: October 13, 2017

Regardless of your method, it's hard to forecast a range-bound market. Yet, even corrections have internal order, despite their "messy" appearance.

Gold, Platinum and More: "Here's What's Catching My Attention"

Updated: October 13, 2017

Tom Denham, the editor of our Metals Pro Service, discusses opportunities in platinum, palladium, gold and more. Watch this new interview to get Tom's latest analysis of the metal markets.

Look What's Fueling the ETF Boom -- and Why It's So Dangerous

Updated: September 27, 2017

The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast warned about this financially dangerous sign of " wild-eyed optimism" in June 2007, and the stock market went on to top some four months later. Now, in 2017, the same warning sign is appearing. Get the details you need to know.

Why You Should Seek Financial Opportunity Beyond U.S. Shores

Updated: September 22, 2017

Investment opportunities can be found around the globe. But you must know where to look. See how one of EWI's global analysts spotted an important juncture in an index that has since risen nearly 30%.

Why Speculators Should Keep a Close Eye on the Bond Market

Updated: September 8, 2017

Bonds are generally considered far less risky than the stock market. That's a big reason why flows into bond mutual funds and ETFs have been substantial in the past two years. But there's a major reason to be wary of the bond market. See for yourself.

When Does a Forecast Become a Trade?

Updated: September 8, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of our popular Trader's Classroom educational service, weighs in on how you know when it's time to enter a trade.

Gold: Interest Rate Hike "Death Knell" That Never Was

Updated: August 28, 2017

At the end of 2016, the future of gold prices seemed doomed by a hawkish Fed. But, despite three interest rate hikes since December 2016, gold has soared 12%-plus to a one-year high. Today, the analysis gloves come off!

When You See This Elliott Wave Pattern on a Price Chart, Be Happy!

Updated: August 25, 2017

What do the 2017 bear market sell-off in sugar and the August rally in soybean oil have in common? They're both classic Elliott wave examples of what happens when a third wave develops on a market's price chart -- namely, huge moves!

Top 3 Technical Tools Part 3: MACD

Updated: August 23, 2017

Enhance your trading confidence with this short lesson on how to combine Moving Average Convergence Divergence with other technical tools.

After the Fact "Analysis" vs. A REAL Stock Market Forecast: See the Difference

Updated: August 18, 2017

See the on-target stock market forecasts subscribers read before the big decline on August 17.

Energy ETFs: What You Need to Know

Updated: August 10, 2017

Steve Craig tells you about energy ETFs and explains how they let you gain exposure to energy markets without the leverage involved in futures trading.

Elliott Wave Analysis Goes... Platinum

Updated: August 9, 2017

Over the last month, platinum has gone from worst precious metal performer to star of the show, with prices soaring to three-month highs on August 9. Last check, there was no good fundamental reason for the surge. There was, however, a great Elliott wave one.

This is Why Cocoa's Crash Was a Perfect Setup

Updated: August 7, 2017

For traders, one of the best scenarios you can ask for is to catch a market as it's setting sail with the larger trend. Today, we use the recent sell-off in cocoa to show how Elliott wave analysis can help you do just that.

Top 3 Technical Tools Part 1: Japanese Candlesticks

Updated: August 2, 2017

Learn how Japanese candlestick analysis can help support your technical trading decisions.

3 charts, 3 forecasts, in 7 fast minutes

Updated: July 24, 2017

See just how much you can learn from three simple charts.

Simple Yet Powerful Trading Tools

Updated: July 19, 2017

In this new interview, Jeffrey Kennedy gives a trading lesson on how to utilize trendlines, trend channels and price gaps in conjunction with your Elliott wave analysis.

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.

The ETF Craze: Beware of These Potential Perils

Updated: July 12, 2017

There seems to be an exchange-traded fund for almost every investment niche. But, beware: some may not perform like you expect. Our Elliott Wave Financial Forecast offers a cautionary example.

Gold Investors: It's Time You Knew the Truth About the Fed

Updated: June 14, 2017

June 14: Fed Day! It's supposedly the one day gold investors can clearly predict the precious metal's next move based on the Fed's hawkish or dovish tone. But history shows gold prices are NOT being led by the Fed at all.

Lean Hogs: "It's amazing what a month can do."

Updated: June 7, 2017

In late March, all fundamental signs in the market for lean hogs pointed in one clear direction: down. And yet, hog prices enjoyed a powerful rally to fresh contract highs. Find out the real story here!

Marijuana ETF Confirms a Long Standing Socionomic Forecast

Updated: April 20, 2017

Years ago, EWI predicted that marijuana would eventually be legalized. Today, that prediction is a reality in some U.S. states. Find out about a new marijuana-themed ETF.

Have You Taken These 4 Simple Steps to Improve Your Trading?

Updated: April 19, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy is a 20-plus year Elliott wave market veteran. In this new interview, he walks you through his 4-step process of how to find high-confidence, low-risk trade setups.

Have You Taken These 4 Simple Steps to Improve Your Trading?

Updated: April 19, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy is a 20-plus year Elliott wave market veteran. In this new interview, he walks you through his 4-step process of how to find high-confidence, low-risk trade setups.

Energy Volatility: What to Expect Next

Updated: April 12, 2017

Steve Craig, the Editor of our Energy Pro Service, explains that when looking across the energy complex, 2017 is playing out according to his Elliott wave script.

Oil Rigs and Oil Risks: What's Next for the "Boom-Bust" Cycle?

Updated: April 11, 2017

The search for recoverable crude never stops. But, the search is more active at some times than at others -- drilling for crude is immensely expensive and full of risk. Yet here's what is especially relevant to our forecast: The search for crude is a collective activity. So it's no surprise that the oil rig count reflects a textbook Elliott Wave pattern. See it for yourself on our unique chart.

Crude Oil: A Better Way to Explain the Sharp Dip

Updated: April 6, 2017

Crude oil prices fell sharply on April 5. Analysts blamed the dip on a surprise jump in U.S. crude inventories. But take a look at this chart before you accept that explanation.

GBPUSD: Imagine It's Early 2016

Updated: April 6, 2017

Imagine it's early 2016. Brexit hasn't yet happened. No one thinks it will. The British pound is trading near 1.45. You put your best Elliott wave count on a monthly GBPUSD chart -- and see this incredibly bearish picture emerge...

Trading with Elliott Waves Doesn't Have to Be Complicated

Updated: March 21, 2017

Jeffrey Kennedy explains why the Wave Principle is such a reliable and powerful way to forecast the financial markets.

EWAVES 2.0 - Part 2: Faster Forecasts for 70+ Markets (and Counting)

Updated: March 16, 2017

In part two of this new interview with Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, he talks about why he and his team are excited about the new release of EWAVES, version 2.0 beta.

EWAVES 2.0 - Part 2: Faster Forecasts for 70+ Markets (and Counting)

Updated: March 16, 2017

In part two of this new interview with Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, he talks about why he and his team are excited about the new release of EWAVES, version 2.0 beta.

EWAVES 2.0 - Part 1: Faster Forecasts for 70+ Markets (and Counting)

Updated: March 15, 2017

Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, explains how EWAVES is different from other Elliott wave programs.

EWAVES 2.0 - Part 1: Faster Forecasts for 70+ Markets (and Counting)

Updated: March 15, 2017

Elliott Prechter, the Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software, explains how EWAVES is different from other Elliott wave programs.

MACD: Learn to Recognize Trade Setups

Updated: January 27, 2017

Just as there are patterns in price, there are also patterns in momentum indicators. In this 10-minute lesson from our popular trader-education service, Trader's Classroom, you'll learn key patterns in moving average convergence divergence (MACD).

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.

How to Easily ID Support and Resistance on Your Charts

Updated: January 23, 2017

There are many different ways to identify support and resistance on your charts. In this 6-minute lesson, the editor of our Trader's Classroom education service, Jeffrey Kennedy, shows you one of the easiest and most effective methods (example: Bank of America, NYSE: BAC).

Practice, Practice, Practice Makes Perfect Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: January 18, 2017

Our Senior Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy tells you about the four key principles that'll help improve your Elliott wave skills.

Test Your Knowledge: Find the Clear Wave Pattern on this Chart

Updated: January 5, 2017

Do you see a pattern you recognize in this chart of Reynolds American (RAI)? Using a chart from one of his popular educational videos, our senior trading instructor shows you how to properly label a common Elliott wave pattern.

Moving Averages Can Identify a Trade

Updated: November 22, 2016

If you trade with Elliott, you may use supporting indicators in your analysis of the markets. Here's a brief lesson that shows you three ways that moving averages can help you determine the market trend.

Energy: EWI's Chief Oil Analyst Reveals When Elliott Is at Its Best (Part 2)

Updated: August 22, 2016

In part 2 of our in-depth conversation with Steve Craig, Elliot Wave International's Chief Energy Analyst, he reveals why the volatility in crude oil and natural gas keeps him excited about the markets he covers.

How to Quickly Spot Common Fibonacci Ratios on a Chart

Updated: August 12, 2016

Each Elliott wave pattern has its own common Fibonacci relationships between waves. You can use them to set your price targets and determine where the trend should reverse.

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.

Case Study: Successfully Forecasting Crude Oil from 2014 to Today

Updated: July 14, 2016

The facts and evidence are clear: When emotions run high, Elliott waves are at their best. Case in point: Crude oil from 2014 to today. See Prechter's mind-boggling chart and forecast for yourself.

Learn to Recognize a Popular Old School Chart Pattern

Updated: May 31, 2016

See examples of a head-and-shoulders pattern in a chart of SPY, the ETF that tracks the S&P 500.

Why You Should Pay Attention to Emerging Markets Now

Updated: May 19, 2016

Chris Carolan shows you why today, it's important to keep your eye on emerging market equities and foreign exchange.

Reviewing the Basics of the Elliott Wave Principle: The Impulse Wave

Updated: April 28, 2016

Watch a lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom. He'll teach you about the basics of the impulse wave.

Do You See a Pattern You Recognize? If Not, Move On

Updated: March 8, 2016

In this video, our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy reminds us why trying to force a price chart into a wave pattern is a bad idea.

GPS vs. Road Map: Which Works Best? (Part 1)

Updated: December 8, 2015

The market-forecasting method I employ every day has been around since the 1930s. Yet, it works as well as, if not better than, any new-fangled, expensive, computerized technical analysis package I've seen. My method is a form of technical analysis based on...

"We are not quants" -- and Here's Why It Matters

Updated: November 18, 2015

You've probably heard of "quants," or quantitative analysts. You may also know that we've been developing our own AI system we call EWAVES. In this interview, learn what makes EWAVES different.

EWAVES Developer: "We are not quants" -- and Here's Why It Matters

Updated: November 18, 2015

You've probably heard of "quants," or quantitative analysts. You may also know that we've been developing our own AI system we call EWAVES. In this interview, learn what makes EWAVES different.

The 3 Phases of a Trader's Education

Updated: November 12, 2015

Most aspiring traders start by picking a trading method. The reality is that they would be better off picking the trading method last. It only sounds counterintuitive -- here's why.

How to Set Protective Stops Using the Wave Principle

Updated: October 22, 2015

Our Chief Commodity Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy values the Wave Principle not only as an analytical tool, but also as a real-time trading tool. In this excerpt from the Best of Trader's Classroom eBook, he shows you how the Wave Principle's built-in rules can help you set your protective stops when trading.

The "Personality" of Stock Market Waves

Updated: October 14, 2015

Elliott waves don't merely reflect prices plotted over time. Each wave has its own "personality." Watch this video to learn more about the psychology behind the waves -- and how it affects your investment decisions.

How to Build Consistent Trading Success

Updated: July 29, 2015

Why do some traders jump in too early and take positions when an Elliott wave pattern demonstrates only one or two of the necessary traits? Find the answer -- and the solution -- with a quick lesson from our Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey Kennedy.

How to Use the Stochastic Oscillator

Updated: July 27, 2015

Watch an 11-minute lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom to learn how you can use the stochastic oscillator in your analysis and trading.

FAQ: Leveraged and inverse ETFs: What are the risks?

Updated: March 29, 2015

All inverse funds and inverse ETFs suffer from beta slippage because they all track a certain market on a percent change basis. The greater the leverage and volatility, the greater the slippage. Bob Prechter explained this in his August 5, 2009, Elliott Wave Theorist ...

Learn the Basics of Corrective Waves

Updated: March 18, 2015

Learn to spot Elliott wave patterns -- in Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) and Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (FAS) -- with this classic 5-minute clip from one of our Trader's Classroom video lessons.

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.

North Korea, Gold, European Trends and More

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Financial writers often make the news "fit" the price action of a market -- first we explore tensions with North Korea and gold's rising price. Next we reveal the biggest sign a key European sector is overheating. Plus, our Chief Energy Analyst discusses the two types of energy ETFs to be aware of.
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