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Gold: What "Colossal" Central Bank Buying May Mean

Updated: February 9, 2023

Central banks are optimistic about the prospects of a continued rise in the price of gold. Should this be a signal for Main Street investors to get on board the bullish bandwagon? You may want to review these insights first.

Food and Gas Prices: Is the Rising Trend (Finally) Ending?

Updated: June 2, 2022

When will the prices of food and fuel finally stop rising? That's the question that's being asked around the globe. Keep an eye on the Elliott wave structure of this key commodity exchange-traded fund for insights.

Why Most Equity Mutual Funds Are (Again) Ill-Prepared for a Bear Market

Updated: May 3, 2022

It's widely known that the investment "crowd" is usually on the wrong side of the stock market at major turns. What may be lesser known is that professional money managers are just as much a part of the "crowd" as other investors. Here's the evidence.

“Natural Gas Traders Despearately Seeking Ways to Predict Trends”? We've Got a Match!

Updated: April 22, 2022

On April 18, the US Natural Gas Fund (UNG) soared to its highest level since January 2019. Mainstream "matchmakers" cite geopolitical supply threats and cold weather blasts as the catalyst for UNG's surge. But neither event occurred BEFORE prices rallied, so how did they cause it? Our answer: They didn't! But here's what did.

The New “Social Movement” Surrounding Cryptos – and What It May Mean

Updated: April 21, 2022

A new social movement indicates that the mania psychology surrounding cryptos is alive and well. Get insights into this "celebrity backed" movement and what it suggests about the big-picture outlook for Bitcoin and other cryptos.

Commodities: Is This ETF the Way to Go?

Updated: February 15, 2022

A year-and-a-half ago, the news was bad for the agricultural sector. Ironically, that's when bull markets often begin. With the help of the Elliott wave model, an investor can ascertain a trend change. Here are some insights.

Here's What Usually Happens After Prices Break "Support"

Updated: January 31, 2022

The price action of financial markets creates its own trend channels. A market technician merely draws the lines by connecting key price points. Learn about the "beauty of trend channels" as it applies to this Latin America ETF.

Rare Earths Miners: A Bullish Call, a 30% Rally

Updated: January 20, 2022

The metals known as "rare earths" are coveted because they are used in smart phones, electric vehicles, computers, military hardware and other important applications. Our July 2021 Global Market Perspective provided analysis of REMX, an exchange-traded fund which focuses on rare earths and here's what happened.

Myth: News and Events Drive Financial Markets

Updated: January 10, 2022

Financial commentators regularly try to connect the day's news with the stock market's action. It seems such a logical thing to do. But here's why investors who buy or sell based on the news might want to re-consider this approach.

Is There Something to the “January Indicator” – Or Not?

Updated: January 6, 2022

Should investors put a lot of stock in the "January Indicator" and the "Super Bowl Indicator"? Here are some insights -- also, see how another indicator signaled a top in a major sector.

Leveraged Long ETFs: “Big” Is Getting Bigger

Updated: December 28, 2021

Stock market investors have been embracing risk with the use of leverage. Now, a new development amplifies risk even more. Now is the time to think independently.

Has Crypto-Mania Finally Run Its Course?

Updated: December 9, 2021

Companies which buy naming rights to a professional sports stadium appear to be at the "top of their game." Ironically, history suggests that this is not always the case. Learn what this may mean for "crypto-mania."

Junk Bonds Are Sending a Signal to Stock Investors

Updated: November 24, 2021

Financial history teaches many lessons. Let's look at a notable "divergence" which occurred before the historic 2007 stock market top. Learn why this divergence served as an early-warning sign for stocks so you can apply the lesson currently and in the future.

Why Some Sectors of “Green” Investing May “Disappoint”

Updated: November 4, 2021

Demand has been running high for so-named "ESG" debt, or "Environmental, Social and Governance." Yet, looking at the equity side of "green" investing, there may be trouble ahead for this ETF. Here's why.

Bitcoin’s All-Time High Foretold Before U.S. ETF Launch

Updated: October 26, 2021

On Oct. 20, the financial media said the catalyst for Bitcoin' rise to a new all-time high was the launch of a new U.S. exchange-traded fund. However, learn why Bitcoin's continued climb was in the cards well beforehand.

Energy ETFs: The Top Pick of Traders and... Robots Everywhere!

Updated: October 25, 2021

Oil prices are soaring and the world's biggest oil ETF, the USO, hit a 1-year high on October 20. Now, energy markets have won the hearts of traders and... robots alike! But before AI "bet big" on energy, Elliott wave analysis set the stage for USO's advance -- two months ago!

This Energy ETF Is on Wall Street's "Buy" List. But Have They Already Missed the Boat?

Updated: July 14, 2021

In late 2020, the bellwether Energy Select SPDR Fund (XLE) landed on Wall Street's "die" list amidst the pandemic-hit oil sector. Now, after it's doubled in price, XLE has made the "buy" list. Too little too late?

Why U.S. Corporate Bankruptcies Could Skyrocket

Updated: July 2, 2021

U.S. corporations have been issuing extensive amounts of debt. Indeed, the level of outstanding corporate bonds is the highest in history. Learn why a wave of corporate bankruptcies may be just ahead.

TIPS: Will the Year-Long Rally Continue?

Updated: June 18, 2021

Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, have been rising -- and so have the inflation worries. Will TIPS keep rising, though? Watch our Interest Rates Pro Service walk you through the Elliott wave pattern in TIP, a TIPS exchanged-traded fund, for clear, one-of-a-kind answers.

See What Predicted Commodities’ Recent Drop

Updated: June 18, 2021

Commodity prices have taken a tumble during the past several days. A financial website says the decline is due to the "China crackdown" and "rising dollar." Yet, Elliott wave analysis foretold of the price drop when commodities were still rallying. Take a look at this chart.

“Everybody’s Getting Rich (and Having Fun) Except Me”

Updated: June 17, 2021

Ever heard of the acronym FOBI? It was coined here at Elliott Wave International and stands for the "fear of being in." Yes, just the opposite of the better-known acronym FOMO (fear of missing out). Here's an explanation.

Where Were You When this Benchmark Energy ETF Turned on a Dime?

Updated: March 18, 2021

Back in late October, news reports about the exchange-traded fund Energy Select Sector (XLE) were bearish on the price trend. Yet our Pro Service forecast a large rally just ahead. See the chart for yourself.

How the “Crypto-Craze” is Getting Even Crazier

Updated: March 16, 2021

Elliott Wave International called attention to Bitcoin back in September 2010, when the digital currency was trading for just pennies. The world of "cryptos" has evolved dramatically since then. Learn about one of the most recent crypto developments.

Bond Market: “When Investors Should Worry”

Updated: November 12, 2020

In early 2020, many bond investors were worried about default risk. Recently, however, those worries have lessened considerably. What does this suggest? Here's a chart and commentary.

Gold Miners ETF Soars to 7-Year High: When the "Opportunity" Was Really in Play

Updated: October 29, 2020

On March 26, our Metals Pro Service showed the ETF chart for a major gold mining company and said: price would head HIGHER. See the outcome, plus its more recent forecast.

Global Stock Markets: Keep Your Eye on This Remarkable “Divergence”

Updated: September 24, 2020

Divergent behavior in related financial markets often portends trend changes. One such “divergence” has been unfolding for more than 20 years. Get the details.

Finding Clarity in Bond Markets with Elliott Waves

Updated: July 31, 2020

EMLC is a fairly exotic market instrument reflecting the values of… other fairly exotic market instruments. It's an ETF that tracks bonds issued by emerging market governments. Can a market like that reflect accurate Elliott wave patterns? Watch our Interest Rates Pro Service editor explain.

Insights into the Public’s Obsession with Big-Cap Technology Shares

Updated: July 23, 2020

Nearly every investor knows that the share prices of big technology names have been on a tear. Yet, many may not realize what the public’s obsession suggests at this particular juncture. Here’s an insight that investors need to know.

Why Bond Buyers Now Face Extraordinary Risk

Updated: July 7, 2020

Investors have been pouring into bonds like there’s no tomorrow. The degree to which risk is being ignored is remarkable. Indeed, this noteworthy bond-market measure is now at a “record high.”

Gold and Silver: A “Diverging” Perspective on a Year-Long Setup

Updated: June 17, 2020

Investors should be aware of a significant development that’s been unfolding in the precious metals market. If history is a guide, it could serve as a major red flag. Take a look at this chart.

An Eye-Opening Perspective: Emerging Markets and Epidemics

Updated: May 19, 2020

Many global investors would probably be surprised by the performance of this group of stocks following past disease outbreaks. Let’s review SARS, the Swine Flu -- and now, COVID-19 -- from an Elliott wave point of view. Look at these two charts.

Gold and Silver: Pay Attention to This Noteworthy Record High

Updated: May 8, 2020

A significant development has been unfolding in the precious metals market. An important ratio has jumped to a record high and this could serve as a major warning. See the chart for yourself.

“Market down 10%! Who knew? (Hint: fractals)

Updated: March 2, 2020

Qualitative Analytics Lead Developer Elliott Prechter walks you through the updated power of QA's wave counting software: EWAVES 3.0. See how the program was able to alert Flash subscribers to a high-probability setup in the S&P - just ahead of the 10% collapse. The reason? The fractal nature of the market.

U.S Stocks: How 2 “Trendline Breaks” Anticipated Volatility Jump

Updated: February 27, 2020

Most financial headlines have stated that coronavirus fears are to blame for the big jump in stock market volatility. Yet those fears were around when the S&P 500 index recently hit a record high. There was a way to anticipate the volatility jump without pointing to any exogenous. Learn more by reviewing these two charts.

Gold: Learn from the Actions of the “Smartest on Wall Street”

Updated: February 25, 2020

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. Here are the revealing details.

New Global Opportunity: “3 Ways to Play China”

Updated: February 11, 2020

Most investors are not aware that there is a link between a nation’s stock market behavior and outbreaks of infectious disease. Yet, research provides evidence that this is so. Let’s now consider “3 Ways to Play China,” despite the coronavirus.

Central Banks Load Up on Gold: A Revealing Perspective

Updated: January 30, 2020

Financial history shows that the investing “crowd” is always on the wrong side at major turns. One group of investors is best described as the “ultimate crowd” because they’re always the very last to act on a trend. Learn why it’s important to know how this group is behaving now in respect to gold.

Global “Opportunity” with TAN: “Solar Ends Its Dark Ages”

Updated: January 16, 2020

Classic chart patterns often offer opportunity. This applies to financial markets the world over. Take a look at two instructive charts.

How to Build an "Open-and-Shut" Case for a Trade

Updated: December 12, 2019

Glance at a chart. Are you bullish or bearish? Wait! Yes, sometimes it's clear at first glance. But most of the time, you must slow down and "build a case" for your trade. Watch as our Trader's Classroom editor shows you how to do it using GDX (Gold Miners ETF) as his example.

Gold: These Old Charts Provide New Insights

Updated: November 19, 2019

Investor psychology never changes, so price patterns of financial markets repeat themselves at all degrees of trend. This is relevant to what’s going on now with gold. Take a look at these two historic gold charts...

How Stock Market "Growth" Funds Can Falter Big-Time

Updated: November 14, 2019

Stock pickers and actively managed funds face big-time risk even if the broad market is climbing. Investing for "growth" is one of the riskiest strategies. Learn how a highly valued start-up has disappointed badly and then look at the performance of this fund...

Stay Flexible. Stay Confident. Here's How. (In Focus: Navistar, NAV)

Updated: October 22, 2019

Sometimes, you look at a price chart and see a clear, one-directional message. Other times, Elliott waves give you 2-3 most likely interpretations of the future trend. You get Plan A and Plan B -- and each one depends on clearly defined parameters.

Speculators Make Wrong Turn onto "Streets Paved with Gold"

Updated: October 17, 2019

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission monitors three groups of participants in commodity markets. Learn why one of these three is usually on the correct side of markets at key price turns and what this means for gold investors.

"First Time Ever" in 40 Years of Investing History

Updated: September 19, 2019

An increasing number of investors view index funds as an easy way to participate in financial markets. But, in EWI's view, such an approach will offer ultimate disappointment. Here’s why…

Dow Industrials: "Fear to Complacency in a Blink"

Updated: September 12, 2019

The character of the stock market can change rapidly. That's why it's important to stay on top of the unfolding Elliott wave pattern and other market indicators. For example, one key indicator has just undergone a "swift reversal," as this chart shows...

United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS): "I like this chart!"

Updated: September 6, 2019

Our Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey Kennedy, selects certain Flash alerts to record a short video that explains the market setup. See for yourself inside this ACTIVE Flash opportunity video for United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS: NYSE).

Almost ALL Stock Market Reversals Exhibit This One Trait

Updated: July 9, 2019

Elliott Wave International analysts study more than 100 indicators. Among them are indicators which provide insights into the stock market's momentum. Take a look at this revealing chart...

U.S. Treasuries: “Most Crowded Trade.” Too Crowded?

Updated: June 20, 2019

Investors have been expressing extreme enthusiasm for bonds. Is a turning point nigh? Chart price patterns are a useful aide in figuring out the answer...

FAANG: Update on the "Story of the Year"

Updated: June 6, 2019

A government sling-shot is taking aim at corporate technology giants. Plus, investors in the FAANG stocks are not sleeping too well at night. Take a look at this chart...

Stocks: The Most Important Indicator (Other Than Price)

Updated: May 28, 2019

Elliott wave analysts keep a constant eye on the market's price pattern. Yet, which indicator ranks #2 in importance? EWI's president reveals the answer. Plus, see a chart which shows what's going on with this indicator now...

Gold: A Lesson from Mom and Pop

Updated: May 23, 2019

Keep an eye on mom and pop gold investors. A little over a year ago, they were gung-ho on gold -- just as the price of the precious metal took a dip. Here in 2019, we peak in on mom and pop and see what they've been up to recently.

War! Good or Bad for Stocks?

Updated: May 9, 2019

Does the DJIA rise more often during times of war or peace? You might be surprised when you review these six charts.

A Useful Perspective on Tech-Stock Boom

Updated: May 8, 2019

Call it a "boom" within a boom: the love of technology sector wrapped within an extreme optimism toward the broad stock market. This chart -- which includes eye-opening sentiment figures -- helps to tell the story.

Corporate Earnings and Stock Prices: Is There Really a Correlation?

Updated: May 2, 2019

It seems to make sense that rising corporate earnings would equate to rising stock prices, and vice versa. But, the stock market is not governed by logic. With earnings season in full swing, it's a good time to examine the widespread belief that earnings drive stock prices.

MCD & NFLX: Peek Inside Flash Videos

Updated: April 12, 2019

For ~20 years, one of our most consistently popular services has been Flash Services. We call them "flashes" because they alert subscribers -- instantly, in a flash -- to new opportunities in stocks, futures, currencies and more.

Why This Stocks Indicator Should Grab Your Attention

Updated: April 11, 2019

It's wise to put stock market data into context. EWI's Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg does just that with a sentiment measure that is flashing a "must-know" message. This chart and commentary reveals what you need to know now.

Why Many Investors Want the "Happy Hour" Stock Market Tip

Updated: March 15, 2019

The typical investor does not form market views based on research but instead seeks the opinion of other market participants. Elliott wave patterns reflect shifts in crowd psychology before the herd joins in, thus giving independent investors an edge.

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.

Silver: Insights into the Unfolding Chart Pattern

Updated: January 1, 0001

On Nov. 14, 2018, silver had been declining for 5 months when EWI called for a low. It turned out that silver's price bottomed that very day. Now, learn what our analysts anticipate next. Take a look at these two silver charts...
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