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Trend vs. Trend Correction: How to Spot the Difference

Updated: March 14, 2023

"The trend is your friend," they say, but how many times have you jumped into a move thinking it WAS the trend -- only to see the market turn around and retrace the entire move? Watch our Interest Rates Pro Service editor explain how he deals with this problem.

"Why the Triangle is my favorite Elliott wave pattern"

Updated: March 13, 2023

USD/CAD, USD/JPY in focus: See how a single high-confidence Elliott wave price pattern helps you define both risk and reward in this new video by our Currency Pro Service editor, Michael Madden.

U.S. “Debt Bomb” Has Gone Off

Updated: March 10, 2023

Adjusted for inflation, consumer debt in the U.S. has been contracting for two years. That may sound like a good thing... but first, take a look at this chart in the new video by our Financial Forecast co-editor, Peter Kendall.

When Everyone Is Bullish… Who’s Left to Be Bullish?

Updated: March 10, 2023

In the show "Billions," a large hedge fund has a staff psychologist. Why would they need one? Because market success starts with understanding yourself -- and other market participants. With that in mind, look at this SentimenTrader Risk Appetite Index chart we show subscribers in our new, March Financial Forecast.

Yes, This Chart IS Real!

Updated: March 8, 2023

The included chart shows just how incredible recent events in financial markets have been. See the chart and learn what it entails for you!

Insights into This “Old Faithful” Indicator of Financial Peaks

Updated: March 7, 2023

Some stock market indicators have proven themselves market cycle after market cycle. Here's one that raised a big red flag at the 2000, 2007 and 2022 tops. This indicator has now reached a new extreme.

How Trend Channels Can Help You Navigate Financial Markets

Updated: March 3, 2023

Drawing a trend channel on a price chart can help you establish price targets and determine a likely trend. In this instance, prices peaked on the very day that the price hit the top line of this commodity's trend channel.

U.S. Stocks: Why Acting Independently Has Never Been More Important

Updated: February 28, 2023

Undeterred by losses in 2022, retail investors have been pouring money into stocks at a record pace. Some observers may say that this signals the start of a new bull market. On the other hand...

Crude Oil Couldn’t Care Less About “Fundamentals”

Updated: February 23, 2023

Observers of the crude oil market regularly cite "fundamentals" as the reasons for anticipating a rise or fall in prices. Yet, history shows that the oil market consensus is often wrong at major turning points. On the other hand, the Elliott wave method has a strong track record with these same oil market junctures. Look at this example.

Bitcoin’s Elliott Wave Pattern: Believe What You SEE, Not Hear

Updated: February 22, 2023

Bitcoin has taken investors on an extraordinarily wild ride over the past few years. Elliott wave analysis has been there to catch many of the turns. Yet, "fundamental" analysis seems to have fallen short at key junctures. Here's an example or two.

European Stocks: This 120-Year-Old Market Idea Is Highly Relevant Today

Updated: February 16, 2023

One of the six tenets of the Dow Theory -- and R.N. Elliott was a fan -- says that the stock market "averages must confirm each other." In other words, if the DAX rises but the FTSE falls, or vice versa, it's a red flag. Here's why this insight is relevant today, explains European Short Term Update editor Murray Gunn in his new video.

Adani Enterprises Chart: Redo of the South Sea Company Bust

Updated: February 16, 2023

A bear market goes beyond just falling asset prices. A financial downtrend -- especially a severe one -- usually also means a humbling of former bull market heroes. This individual -- along with his company's share price -- have certainly seen better days.

Tesla (TSLA): 3 Waves Down Are Complete

Updated: February 16, 2023

Our January Global Market Perspective told subscribers that a correction in TSLA was likely finished. The next trading day, TSLA gapped higher and hasn't looked back. Watch our monthly GMP contributor, Mark Galasiewski, explain the Elliott wave setup.

Market Trek: Should You Pay Attention to a "Golden Cross"?

Updated: February 15, 2023

The DJIA in December. The Russell 2000 in January. Now, the S&P 500 flashed a "golden cross" chart formation. When the 50-day Moving Average crosses the 200-day MA, ears perk up. Watch our Market Trek host Brian Whitmer show you half-a-dozen examples when this "can't-fail" indicator did just that -- fail.

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.

From 1720 to 2023: How Bull Market Heroes Go Bust

Updated: February 8, 2023

Throughout history, every bull market in stocks has produced a set of heroes, people whose names dominate everyday conversations. So, take a history tour with us as we first travel back to 1720 -- and then focus on certain modern-day folks whose names you've surely heard on the news lately.

Back to Elliott Waves Basics

Updated: February 7, 2023

"On a chart, where do I start my wave count?" -- "What should I expect after a 5-wave move?" -- ??? -- Answers to these and other basic questions are the foundation of Elliott wave application in real markets. In his new video, our Interest Rates Pro Service editor Nady Laymoud gives you answers using U.S. 10-Year Treasury Notes.

"A Classic Bearish Reversal Sequence"

Updated: February 3, 2023

In this clip from our Commodity Pro Service, editor Jim Martens highlights a "classic" Elliott-wave setup that can lead to a high-confidence trend change. In Jim's words, "A classic bearish reversal sequence I always mention. I want to see this before I'm confident that the trend has changed." The good news, you can apply this lesson to any market!

Bitcoin: Anticipating the Next Big Move

Updated: February 2, 2023

There's been a lot of negative news in the world of crypto during the past several months. Yet, the price of Bitcoin has recently advanced -- which Elliott waves anticipated. Here's the evidence.

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

Updated: February 1, 2023

"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.")

Gold and Inflation: Here’s a Market Myth

Updated: January 31, 2023

Elliott Wave International has shown that many widespread assumptions about financial markets are simply untrue. One of those beliefs is that gold should be used as an inflation hedge. Review this myth-busting chart.

How to Fine-Tune Your Elliott Wave Forecast

Updated: January 26, 2023

When you combine Elliott waves with other technical analysis indicators, often it helps you clarify your forecast. Watch our Currency Pro Service editor, Michael Madden, combine the waves with classic technical tools like Head & Shoulders and RSI to forecast the next move in USD/CAD.

How Countertrend Rallies Can Slyly Lure in Investors

Updated: January 26, 2023

Is the stock market's main trend up or down? It's a basic question that Elliott wave analysis helps you answer -- and thus anticipate countertrend moves that fool others -- even those who are accomplished. For example, here's the brief story of a physician's portfolio.

What to Make of Gold’s Rally at This Juncture

Updated: January 25, 2023

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.

Eurex Bund: Taking Elliott on the Road Less Traveled

Updated: January 24, 2023

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.

90 Years Later, Elliott Waves Keep Paving the Way

Updated: January 23, 2023

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

Updated: January 23, 2023

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”

Updated: January 23, 2023

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.

The ECB Is Hiking Rates Less! That's great... Wait, it's not?

Updated: January 20, 2023

Ever think something is good news only to find out differently? In this excerpt from the January Global Market Perspective, EWI's Brian Whitmer looks at what happened in the past when the ECB stopped rate hikes and what happened to the stock market afterwards.

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

Updated: January 20, 2023

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"

Updated: January 19, 2023

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

Updated: January 19, 2023

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

Updated: January 18, 2023

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"

Updated: January 17, 2023

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.

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

Updated: January 13, 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?

Updated: January 12, 2023

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.

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

Updated: January 12, 2023

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”

Updated: January 11, 2023

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.

Why Gold May Be Approaching a Critical Juncture

Updated: January 5, 2023

Some professional precious metals' watchers are calling for a double-digit percentage gain in gold in 2023. Yes, the yellow metal has rallied since early November, but learn why Elliott wave analysis suggests that you may want to prepare for a shift.

How to Navigate Bull and Bear "Traps" with Elliott Waves

Updated: January 3, 2023

A sudden, fast rally or decline often fools traders into thinking that a larger trend change has occurred, but it hasn't. Bull and bear market traps can be treacherous, but there is a way to minimize their damage using Elliott wave analysis. Watch our Interest Rates Pro Service editor Nady Laymoud show you how to do that.

Indicators, Leading and Contrarian

Updated: December 23, 2022

What's the best leading indicator for the economy? That's easy: The stock market. Decades of data back this up. Even so, other variables can also serve as leading economic indicators...

The Rise and Fall of Enr... ugh... FTX

Updated: December 23, 2022

Many commentators have compared Enron and FTX, after the fact. Only one publication shared the similarities in real time to prepare subscribers for FTX's crash.

Stocks are Expensive: An Eye-Opening Perspective

Updated: December 22, 2022

U.S. stocks have been in a downtrend for nearly a year, even so, equities are expensive. Despite warning signs, many money managers are optimistic about stocks for 2023. Here are the specifics.

Market Trek: German DAX vs. Sentiment

Updated: December 21, 2022

In Germany, consumer confidence has often diverged from the stock market trend, giving you a "preview" of things to come. Watch Market Trek host Brian Whitmer walk you through the German DAX stock index to show how today's confidence figures are lined up and explain why 2023 may be a "wild ride." (Brian's global destination today is Thailand.)

"Bond Universe": Looking Across ALL Bond Sectors at Once

Updated: December 20, 2022

"Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index Yield" is a mouthful. Meanwhile, this comprehensive index shows you -- on one chart! -- what we call the "bond universe." And wouldn't you know it, the same chart also shows an Elliott wave pattern that hints at what's likely next. Watch our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn, explain more.

Emerging Markets: Here’s Why We Expected a Rally

Updated: December 16, 2022

In late September, we called for a low in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Then came China's "covid riots" and more "bad news," but that didn't shake our bullish stance. Watch as our Asian-Pacific analyst Mark Galasiewski explain more in this new video.

Stocks: How Sentiment Measures Offer Clues About What’s Likely Next

Updated: December 15, 2022

Time-tested investor sentiment measures can be highly helpful. Alongside the Elliott wave model, they offer clues about what to expect next. Let's review both the Elliott wave model and recent sentiment.

Bitcoin: Elliott Wave Analysis Versus Wild Predictions

Updated: December 9, 2022

Opinions about financial markets -- even from professionals -- can widely vary. Such is the case with Bitcoin. Learn how Elliott wave analysis can put the cryptocurrency's price action into perspective.

60% stocks, 40% bonds? Ha!

Updated: December 6, 2022

Mainstream financial advisors have made the idea of investment diversification a standard rule. But the better approach is to know the trend of markets -- not diversify for its own sake. Here's an example of how conventional investment wisdom can let investors down.

Shanghai Composite: Does the Rally Have Legs?

Updated: December 2, 2022

Chinese stocks have risen strongly off their October lows. With all the political turmoil in China, many are wondering if the rally is just a flash in the pan. Our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor, Chris Carolan, walks you through the Shanghai Composite's Elliott wave pattern to give you an unvarnished, objective answer.

Chinese Stocks vs. Protests: Which Leads, Which Follows?

Updated: December 1, 2022

On TV, financial pundits connect the day's news to market action all the time. But watch our monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, walk you through the timeline of China's recent protests and the action in the Shanghai Composite to dispel (yet again) the myth that "news drives markets."

Can You Spot the Bear Market Leaders?

Updated: December 1, 2022

It's not unusual for stocks which led on the way up to lead on the way down. This chart shows the possible leaders of the bear market. Also, learn how you can prepare for what may be ahead.

Bitcoin: How the “Fear of Missing Out” Still Lingers

Updated: November 29, 2022

Even after a big decline in Bitcoin, a bullish conviction about the cryptocurrency remains -- at least in some quarters. Elliott wave analysis can put Bitcoin's price action into context.

VIX: Why Fear is Set to Grip the Stock Market

Updated: November 22, 2022

Stock market trading has recently been relatively calm. Is this the "calm before the storm"? Well, you may be interested in learning how the market has behaved in recent history around this time of the year. You might be surprised.

U.S. 10-Year Notes: "There's No Doubt About the Trend"

Updated: November 21, 2022

U.S. Treasury prices have been on the downside trajectory; yields have been rising. The question is, when might this trend end? And how do we use Elliott waves to spot a reversal? Watch our Interest Rates Pro Service editor Jim Martens answer these questions using a chart of the 10-year Notes.

Here’s How Volume and Elliott Waves Work Together

Updated: November 18, 2022

At key market junctures, as prices shift from bull to bear and vice versa, trading volume often creates a certain signature. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor Murray Gunn walk you through the chart of Vanguard Total World Stock Index ETF, VT, to show what to look for -- and what volume is suggesting for global stocks now.

Crude Oil: Why You Should Look Beyond Supply / Demand

Updated: November 18, 2022

There's a widespread belief that a change in supply and demand is the primary mover of oil prices. However, Elliott Wave International has investigated this belief and the findings may surprise you.

Market Trek: Nope, Fed's "Pivot" Won't Spark a Stock Rally

Updated: November 18, 2022

You hear a lot of talk these days that as soon as the Fed stops raising interest rates, the bull market will return. As it's often the case, one look at a simple chart dispels this myth. Watch our Market Trek host Brian Whitmer do just that in his new video report. (Brian's global destination today is Bangkok, Thailand.)

U.S. Dollar: Has the Mainstream Been Way Too Confident?

Updated: November 17, 2022

Bullish sentiment toward the U.S. Dollar index has recently been quite pronounced. Yet, knowledge of the Elliott wave model -- such as this common relationship between these two Elliott waves -- provided a strong clue that the bullish sentiment may have been off track.

Gold vs. Australia’s Gold Miners: Following a Pattern

Updated: November 15, 2022

Gold mining stocks rose strongly off their 2015 lows, in-line with the Elliott wave view. Now that gold prices have risen, how might that impact gold miners? Watch as our Asian-Pacific analyst Mark Galasiewski walks you through a chart of the S&P ASX All Ordinaries Gold Index.

Why You Should Keep an Eye on Gold

Updated: November 11, 2022

In recent weeks, the mainstream media has suggested that gold's price action -- both up and down -- has been due to the Fed. Yet, in Elliott Wave International's view, it's best to watch the yellow metal's Elliott wave pattern for clues about the next significant price move. Look at this chart.

“Banks are becoming more cautious about lending”

Updated: November 10, 2022

Banks are tightening credit standards. This is par for the course when social mood is trending negatively. Take a look at this chart.

Charter Inc. Stock (CHTR) Falls to 3-1/2-year Lows: Opportunity Came to Those Who Waited

Updated: November 9, 2022

Between April and early August, Charter Inc. stock was about as exciting as Napflix! But then, in mid-August, CHTR turned down in a sharp, 26% sell-off to 3-and-a-half year lows. For Elliott wavers, the stock's reversal was a prime example of an Elliott contracting triangle in action. You're gonna want to watch this from the beginning.

Oh, How Quickly Financial Values Can Go “Poof!”

Updated: November 8, 2022

In financial markets, financial values can disappear in the blink of an eye. Yet, "one true winner" stands out during bear markets. Look at these two charts.

One Chart, High-Confidence Message: "Lower"

Updated: November 7, 2022

Sometimes, you glance at a market chart and your heart skips a bit -- because the message is SO clear. Watch our Global Market Perspective contributor Murray Gunn highlight a chart from the new, November issue.

4 Highlights from Our New European Financial Forecast

Updated: November 7, 2022

Watch our monthly European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer gives you 4 highlights from the new, November issue in this video.

China's IT Sector: "The most important story"

Updated: November 7, 2022

While the eyes of the world are fixed on Chinese politics, Elliotticians are watching the Chinese markets' wave patterns. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski comment on a chart of China's CSI 300 Information Technology Index. this video.

Crude Oil: 23 Years of Spot-on Forecasts You Can Fact-Check

Updated: November 3, 2022

The price of crude oil is well off it's high from earlier this year, yet now, one major Wall Street firm says to expect much higher prices down the road based on tightening supply. But does "supply and demand" really regulate the price trend of oil? Here are some insights.

A Helpful Suggestion from EWI's Chief Market Analyst

Updated: October 27, 2022

This investor tip is important in any environment... but is essential to investors navigating today's markets

Why Investors in U.S. Treasuries Face Major Risk

Updated: October 27, 2022

Trouble appears to be brewing for the biggest bond market in the world -- U.S. Treasuries. Learn how Elliott Wave International anticipated the upward trend in yields.

Hong Kong Hang Seng: "Downside leader for some time"

Updated: October 27, 2022

Did you know that the U.S. stock market crashes of 1929, 1987 and the Hang Seng crash of 1997 all occurred during the moments of "autumn panic"? There is one other commonality between the three crashes, points out our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor Chris Carolan in his new video update.

Commercial Real Estate: Here’s What Elliott Waves Signal

Updated: October 25, 2022

Commercial real estate developers and investors had become accustomed to rising values over the past decade or so, especially considering the swift post-pandemic recovery. Yet, the Elliott wave model is sending an important message. Look at this chart.

Hong Kong Hang Seng: Falling Like a Knife

Updated: October 24, 2022

On Monday, the Hang Seng fell to new 13-year low. News reports blamed it on the shake-up at the Communist Party of China's 20th National Congress. But the Congress ended this past weekend -- does that mean that stocks are done falling, too? Hear the answer our Asian-Pacific analyst Mark Galasiewski offers in this new video.

Indian Stocks: Will Sensex Crack 100,000?

Updated: October 17, 2022

Indian stocks have done better than many other global markets lately. That fits our Elliott wave forecast first made back in 2008. But does the Sensex have what it takes to overpower global turmoil and keep rising? Watch our Global Market Perspective contributor Mark Galasiewski touch on that as he walks you through a long-term Sensex chart.

Higher Interest Rates = Stronger Currency, Right?

Updated: October 14, 2022

An economic textbook might tell you that higher interest rates lead to a stronger currency. EWI's Head of Global Research Murray Gunn shows you why "conventional wisdom" is not always what it's cracked up to be.

Bitcoin: "Clear as Mud"? Here's Your Fix

Updated: October 14, 2022

One way to describe Bitcoin's price action since the July low is "messy." But in Elliott wave analysis, even "messy" has its place. Watch our Currency Pro Service analyst Jason Soni help you make sense of Bitcoin's ups and downs over the past three months.

Here’s What Happened with 87% of U.S. IPOs from 2021

Updated: October 13, 2022

Waves of optimism and pessimism drive the trend of the stock market. Here are two indications of which wave is now crashing down.

Guess What Asset Class Is No Longer "Trash"?

Updated: October 12, 2022

For over a decade, Wall Street shunned one particular asset class. Today, it's making a comeback, in-line with our forecast from about a year ago. Learn what it is and why it's coming back to prominence in this new video by your Market Track host, Brian Whitmer (Brian's destination today is Vietnam).

See the Chart for Yourself: The "Quick Shift" to "Cash is King"

Updated: October 7, 2022

In October 2021 we knew inflation was unfolding & that interest rates were rising. And, our long-term stock market forecast said a major peak was at hand. That's why the October 2021 Elliott Wave Financial Forecast called for a "quick shift" to "cash is king." What followed that forecast speaks for itself.

One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure

Updated: October 7, 2022

To most pundits, cash has been a four-letter word for many years. Anyone even hinting at the idea of holding cash was berated and ridiculed. But, like many closely held investor conventions today, the tide seems to be turning and cash is becoming cool again.

Global Financial Risk: “Like in August 2007”

Updated: October 6, 2022

Is the world on the cusp of another major financial crisis -- like the one which occurred between 2007 and 2009? A former U.S. Treasury Secretary pipes in -- plus, Elliott Wave International offers its own perspective.

U.S. Stocks: Wave “Pattern Completed at 4 Degrees of Trend”

Updated: October 5, 2022

"Things will change over the course of the next few years," says our Financial Forecast co-editor Pete Kendall in this new interview. Hear it for yourself.

Yes, Elliott Waves Work with Individual Stocks – Here’s How

Updated: October 4, 2022

It's known that the Elliott wave model is useful in analyzing widely traded global stock indexes. Yet, how about individual stocks? Let's explore that topic.

THIS is Why the Real Estate Tide is Turning

Updated: October 4, 2022

The second housing bubble in this relatively young century became even more extreme than the one of more than 15 years ago. Now, troubling signs are developing which could knock down the price of your home. Here are some insights.

Why Most Investors Are “Doomed” to Miss Major Market Turns

Updated: September 29, 2022

Most investors employ no method for anticipating market turns. Instead, they often linearly extrapolate trends into the future. Here's how this can backfire in a big way -- in a single day!

How to Anticipate Big Market Moves

Updated: September 27, 2022

Which market? Any market! Any market with sufficient liquidity to show consistent Elliott wave patterns. Watch our Interest Rates Pro Service analyst Ivo Zhelev walk you through a chart of the UK Long Gilts as an example -- and a quick Elliott wave lesson.

A Perspective on Collectibles as an Investment Alternative

Updated: September 27, 2022

Are you familiar with the "safe-haven" fallacy? Get insights as you review our perspective on collectibles as an alternative investment during a bear market.

A Public Service Announcement from EWI

Updated: September 27, 2022

In just 1:34, Chief Market Analyst Steven Hochberg explains one of the biggest mistakes you can make in a bear market.

The Commodities Cycle: Our Forecast Explains How We Got Here, and What's Next

Updated: September 26, 2022

See for yourself the April 2020 forecast that showed the coming commodity price spike -- plus, what may be next.

German DAX: Using Golden Ratio (.618) to See What’s Next

Updated: September 23, 2022

When an Elliott wave pattern develops, internal waves often relate to one another by a Fibonacci .618 ratio, a.k.a. the Golden Ratio. Watch our Head of Global Research apply this idea to the current wave picture in the German DAX stock index to project the next move.

Bear Market Rallies: Here’s a Key Insight

Updated: September 20, 2022

This chart shows five examples of a notable trait of bear market rallies. No wonder why these rallies can fool investors into believing the old bull is back.

S&P 500: 5 Rallies... and 5 Red Arrows

Updated: September 16, 2022

"Buy the dip" had been the name of the game in stocks for over a decade -- until this year. See this eye-opener of a chart to understand the treachery of bear markets.

Home Prices: How Much Trouble Are You In?

Updated: September 15, 2022

This 8-page report shows you where global real estate trends are headed. If you own a home or are thinking about buying, you owe it to yourself to see these one-of-a-kind insights. Read it FREE now.

Why You Should Be Leery of the 60 / 40 Portfolio

Updated: September 15, 2022

Investors with the traditional 60% stocks / 40% bonds portfolio have been disappointed in 2022. Instead of providing a financial "cushion," bonds have tumbled right along with equities. Review these timely warnings.

Where One Goes, The Other One Follows

Updated: September 14, 2022

Invesco DB Base Metals Fund (DBB) has more then doubled since the start of the pandemic, in-line with its Elliott wave pattern. DBB'S recent decline also traced put a familiar form... see what our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor makes of it.

Bitcoin: Why Traders Should Not “Make Assumptions”

Updated: September 13, 2022

Here's a review of Bitcoin's price action in the early stages of two big bullish moves. Learn why Elliott Wave International's senior cryptocurrency analyst emphasized that traders should approach cryptocurrency analysis with "an open mind."

Market Trek: Real Estate Investors, This One's for You

Updated: September 13, 2022

Real estate is a "can't miss" investment in the eyes of many people. In this video, our Market Trek host Brian Whitmer shows you 3 charts that shake the foundation of this assumption, at least at this market juncture. (Brian's destination today is Baku, Azerbaijan.)

U.S. Stocks: Yes, It’s That Time of Year

Updated: September 8, 2022

It's a good idea to be aware of the stock market's seasonal tendencies, especially when they align with key indicators. For example, these deep-pocketed traders have taken "their largest position in a year and a half." Get the details.

Highlights: Our New European Financial Forecast

Updated: September 8, 2022

Watch our monthly European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer give you three highlights from the new, September issue in this video.

Looking at Emerging Markets and Raw Materials ETFs

Updated: September 8, 2022

The iShares Global Markets ETF and Vanguard FTSE Emerging Market ETF have both been down for over a year. There is something else to know about these two markets, saying our Global Market Perspective contributor Mark Galasiewski in this video.

How Do You Know a Market Low is in Place? These Signs Are as Strong as "Steel"

Updated: September 1, 2022

In late June, venerable Big Board listee U.S. Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) circled the drain of a one-plus year low. That's when we saw several telltale Elliott wave signs of a meaningful low in place. Find out what happened next.

Here’s a Potential Signal for What May Be Next for U.S. Stocks

Updated: September 1, 2022

More than half of investors plan to buy more stocks by the end of the year, according to a recent poll. Should this be considered a bullish sign? Here are some insights.

Was It Really the Fed That Sent Stock Prices Tumbling?

Updated: August 30, 2022

The financial media habitually looks to news developments to find a so-called "reason" for a given day's market action. But how can the same "cause" be bullish one day but bearish on another?

Beware of This Deceptive Bear-Market Trait

Updated: August 25, 2022

Second waves can be shallow, moderate or deep. Some have retraced up to 99% of wave 1. Also, during a bear market, here's another factor to keep in mind about second waves.

Why You Should Expect a Pickup in Stock-Market Volatility

Updated: August 23, 2022

Surges in stock market volatility nearly always seem to surprise most investors. The reason why is the complacency which develops during times of the low volatility which often precedes a surge. Learn why wild stock-market moves may be just around the corner.

U.S., Europe, Asia, Dollar: 4 Market Charts You Won't See Anywhere Else

Updated: August 22, 2022

After 30 years, our Global Market Perspective remains one of our most popular monthly publications. Enjoy 4 short excerpts from the new, August issue: our quick take on markets in the U.S., Europe and Asia, plus a look at the U.S. Dollar.

We’re Watching 33+ Potential Third Waves Right Now: Here’s Why

Updated: August 17, 2022

The third wave in a five-wave Elliott wave pattern is usually the most powerful wave. Review these two examples.

The 1st Clue of Soaring Bond Yields and Commodities is Now Showing Up in Stocks Across the Sea

Updated: August 17, 2022

In late 2020-early 2021, the pandemic-fueled flight to safety seemed to paint a "bleak" future for bond yields and commodities. But then, the unexpected happened: Yields began to soar right alongside commodities in a multi-year long, all-inclusive reflation melt-up! We have 2 words to explain why: Third Waves.

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs): Another Financial “Fumble”

Updated: August 16, 2022

Talent on the football field or movie theatre screen often does not mean talent in the field of finance. Consider the price action of cryptos following celebrity endorsements. Here are the details.

Big Bitcoin Bets Burn This Firm: What’s Next for the Cryptocurrency?

Updated: August 9, 2022

An executive of a software company remains bullish on Bitcoin despite the firm's big investment losses. Now is the time to learn what the Elliott wave model is suggesting is next for cryptocurrencies.

Severe Bear Market: Will You Be Among the Prepared 1.5%?

Updated: August 5, 2022

Financial history shows that many investors hold onto stocks during an entire bear market. How does this relate to 2022? Here are some insights.

"One day, EU will refuse to subsidize weaker EU economies"

Updated: August 5, 2022

What if investors refuse to buy certain bonds? The ECB has the answer! But what if the ECB's bond schemes are doing more harm than good, as seems to be the case with Germany? Watch our European Financial Forecast editor touch on these topics and investor pessimism as he gives you a preview of the new, August issue.

Dr. Copper Is Down Hard. Bad Omen?

Updated: August 5, 2022

Economists affectionately call copper, the industrial metal, Dr. Copper -- because its price trends tend to set the trend in the overall economy. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor walk you through copper's chart for this year and raise an important question.

Elliott Waves: Your “Rhyme & Reason” to Mainstream Market Opinions

Updated: August 3, 2022

R.N. Elliott's stock market observations fell together "into a general set of principles"

PTPC: Last Call -- See Inside Robert Prechter's New Book

Updated: July 29, 2022

If you've found yourself reading the financial headlines and asking, "How did we get here? And where are we going next?" then Robert Prechter's latest book is for you. In a taut 118 pages, Last Call presents Prechter's real-time analysis from The Elliott Wave Theorist during the Dow's 20,000-point blastoff from 2016-2022. See charts from the book and learn more about Prechter's perspective in this episode of Pop Trends Price Culture.

Will the S&P 500 Index Go the Way of Meme Stocks?

Updated: July 28, 2022

A lot of amateur investors got caught up in the meme stock craze more than a year ago. Here's an update on what's happened with meme stocks since.

Stocks: "You Are Here"

Updated: July 26, 2022

Robert Prechter just released a chart that shows exactly how the stock market will likely unfold from here in his Elliott Wave Theorist Interim Bulletin. It's sticking to one EW pattern perfectly. See the chart now.

Aluminum, Copper, Zinc: The 3 Horsemen of the Upcoming “Econocalypse”

Updated: July 26, 2022

During this time of inflation, relatively few people are worried about deflation. However, the price trend of commodities suggests that deflationary pressures are building. Take a look at this chart of aluminum, copper and zinc.

Market Trek: What "Commitment to Stocks" Tells You About Trend

Updated: July 21, 2022

The 1960s, the dot-com bubble and today -- these three periods share a key reading of investor sentiment, namely the "U.S. Household Equity Holdings as a Percentage of Total Assets," a gauge used by the Federal Reserve. Watch your Market Trek host Brian Whitmer explain what the current U.S. household commitment to stocks implies for the future. (Brian's global destination today is Lago Calima, Colombia.)

5X Gain … or Pain? Here’s What Happened with This Exchange-Traded Product

Updated: July 19, 2022

Investors today have a dizzying number of investment vehicles from which to choose. The very introduction of these vehicles speaks to the "Great Mania," which is destined to dramatically reverse. These two charts show that the "Great Reversal" is already underway.

ETHEREUM (ETH): Up 45% in 17 Days -- Did YOU see that coming?<br />Elliott waves did…

Updated: July 19, 2022

Can you forecast cryptocurrencies without looking at the news or "market fundamentals"? It seems impossible -- until you discover the power of Elliott wave analysis. Our crypto team turned bullish on ETH as early as July 1, before its 45% rally (and counting).

Cryptos: Welcome to the “Lunatic Fringe”

Updated: July 14, 2022

Bitcoin and other cryptos have become synonymous with the word "volatility." Gains have been quickly made -- and in some cases -- just as quickly lost. Here is some of our commentary on the world of crypto during the past several months.

AMZN, AAPL, NVDA, ZM: Here’s What They All Have in Common

Updated: July 12, 2022

"They're all tech stocks!" -- true, but there's more. At key market junctures, some stocks diverge from the overall market. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor Mark Galasiewski show you charts going back to 2000, 2009 and 2020 to explain something else that these tech giants share.

Wipeout! New Update on Our “Green Bond” (ESG) Forecast

Updated: July 11, 2022

As Elliott wave practitioners know, five-waves up (or down) means that a trend turn is nigh. See how this applies to Environmental, Social and Governance bonds (ESG), a sector of the bond market which had been engulfed in euphoria.

Pot Stocks, Bonds + U.S., Europe and Asia: See What the Waves Show

Updated: July 7, 2022

Today, after 30 years in print, we still think our monthly Global Market Perspective is the most important publication a globally minded investor can read. Read these 5 short excerpts from the new, July issue and see for yourself.

How to Prepare for a Hard-Hitting Bear Market (Think 1929-1932)

Updated: July 6, 2022

Are you prepared for a historically severe bear market? Learn why most investors are not, and how you can be different. Get insights now.

Japanese Yen vs. Nikkei 225: Watch the Dance

Updated: July 5, 2022

The Japanese yen recently fell to a 20-year low against the U.S. dollar, but now there is a reason to expect a reversal ahead. Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor explain the implication for the Nikkei 225 -- plus, give you an update on the MCSI Taiwan stock index (which, besides currency risks, also faces geopolitical pressures).

European Stocks: 15 Indicators Are Suggesting a Low

Updated: July 1, 2022

Six months of relentless sell-off (on top of war... on top of rising interest rates...) will make a skeptic out of any investor. Yet, every bear market has its rallies. Watch our European Financial Forecast editor give you a preview of the new, July issue -- and explain what he's watching for the signs of a bottom.

Asian-Pacific Stocks: Don't Fall for the Siren Song of Bearish Headlines

Updated: July 1, 2022

When you read the financial headlines these days, it looks like the end of the world. That's the kind of moment when the value of Elliott wave analysis becomes especially clear. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor give you a preview of the new, July issue as he hints that today's bearish headlines might just be a siren song.

Netflix: Way More Room to Drop

Updated: June 29, 2022

The stock price of Netflix is down a lot and many investors believe the worst of the punishment is over. Yet, when you look at this chart of NFLX's price history, you may reach an independent conclusion.

Why Large Speculators Are Often Wrong at Price Turns

Updated: June 28, 2022

Many stock market observers believe the investment "crowd" is comprised of novices and Main Street investors. However, even brilliant hedge fund managers exhibit crowd behavior. Let's take a close look.

Here’s Why New IPOs Will Likely Dwindle to Near Zero

Updated: June 23, 2022

2021 was a record high year for the number of initial public offers. Now, the IPO is withering. Let's put this occurrence into historical context.

Technical Analysis: Why You Should Expect a Popularity Surge

Updated: June 22, 2022

"Fundamental" analysis, which is based on factors external to the market such as earnings, the Fed, politics and even war has been popular for years. Learn why technical analysis will likely return to favor.

Market Trek: Are Investors Running Scared? Not Really -- Here's What That Means

Updated: June 21, 2022

"Investors are worried." That's the word on the street. But it's one thing what investors are saying and quite another what they're doing. Watch a new video by your Market Trek host Brian Whitmer where he walks you through the 20-year chart of stock allocation minus cash allocation to explain why this bear market has only just begun. (Brian's global destination today is Cali, Colombia.)

Safety: That's the Name of the Game

Updated: June 17, 2022

"We've never lived through a Grand Supercycle bear market before" says Chief Market Analyst Steven Hochberg. Watch as he explains what to expect from "the biggest bear market in our lifetime" -- and how to financially survive it -- in this in-depth, fast-moving 13-minute interview.

10-Year U.S. Treasury Yield: Anticipating the Rising Trend

Updated: June 15, 2022

Bonds have been no "safe haven" for those who fear the stock market. The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield just hit its highest level in more than 11 years. Now is the time to turn to the Wave Principle for insights into what to anticipate next.

Tech Stocks and the Dot-com "Echo"

Updated: June 14, 2022

History may not repeat but it often rhymes. Learn how this applies to the stock market's technology sector. Here are "four early casualties of the tech reckoning."

In Real Time: See Why & How Elliott Trend Channels Work

Updated: June 14, 2022

Economist and EWI analysis Murray Gunn shows the Elliott Wave channeling technique that anticipated the end of a decade-plus uptrend in Ashtead Group -- see it for yourself.

The Dow Industrials’ Big 8-Wave Cycle is Incomplete

Updated: June 9, 2022

One complete stock market cycle consists of eight waves, whether that cycle takes weeks, months, years, decades or even centuries to complete. Now is the time to prepare for the completion of a cycle that began before George Washington was born.

Global Stocks, Bonds and Bitcoin: See What the Waves Show

Updated: June 3, 2022

Today, after 30 years in print, we still think our Global Market Perspective is the most important publication a globally concerned investor (and human) can read every month. Read these 5 short excerpts from the new, June issue --  and decide for yourself.

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.

What to Make of the Stock Market’s Bounce

Updated: June 1, 2022

Countertrend price moves in financial markets often fool investors. Lessons can be learned from reviewing history. Take a look at these three side-by-side charts.

Terra "Stablecoin": The Plunge That Matters

Updated: May 31, 2022

Lots of markets have fallen lately, but none as far as LUNAt/USD, Terra vs. the U.S. dollar, which is down 99.99% off the recent high. This plunge means a lot, says our Financial Forecast co-editor while giving you a sneak peek into the new, June issue.

European Central Bank: A Leader or a Follower?

Updated: May 31, 2022

Now that the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank has raised interest rates, next the ECB is expected to do the same. But it turns out that the ECB doesn't follow the Fed -- it follows a different "leader" entirely. Watch our Head of Global Research walk you through the chart of Germany Schatz bond yields to explain more.

Asian-Pacific Stocks: Just How Much More of This “Struggle”?

Updated: May 31, 2022

While some individual AP markets have done extremely well over the past couple of decades, when you look across the whole region through the MSCI Index lens, it's clear that overall, the region has struggled. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor show you two key charts as he gives you a preview of the new, June issue.

Global Markets: “Flash Crashes” and “Air Pockets” Everywhere

Updated: May 31, 2022

A curious picture emerges when you plot European stocks, bonds, EUR/USD and cryptos on the same chart. Watch our Global Market Strategist show you the side-by-side comparison and explain the implications.

Chinese Stocks: What Will the Summer Bring?

Updated: May 27, 2022

The Shanghai Composite fell sharply this year. What's next? Skip the "fundamentals" talk -- watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor give you a confident answer using Elliott waves and a couple of simple other technical indicators.

Stocks: Is the Really Scary Part Just Ahead?

Updated: May 24, 2022

Many investors remain unshaken even after big daily market selloffs. They are still looking for bargains. This is the likely juncture at which real panic will set in. Prepare now.

Hochberg: Stocks Are Repricing a Fantasy

Updated: May 20, 2022

A recent CNBC headline said: "Traders search for answers as relentless selling seems reality-detached." But from an Elliott wave perspective, markets are never rooted in reality to begin with. Investor psychology is an irrational driver of trends; that's why we have bubbles and "flash crashes." In this new interview, Chief Market Analyst Steven Hochberg touches on that and more, to give you an idea of whether or not we are out of the woods yet.

<em>Market Trek</em>: "The Great Purge Begins"

Updated: May 20, 2022

Just about everything cycles (or “goes up and down”) and the amount of credit in the system is no exception. Here, in 2 ½ minutes, your Market Trek host Brian Whitmer walks you through the "binge and purge" cycle in credit going back some 60 years and explains what it suggests is coming next. (Brian’s global destination: Brazil Stock Exchange (B3 Building) in São Paulo, Brazil.)

Why the Stock Market Fools Investors

Updated: May 19, 2022

A recent headline says that the stock market "looks to be detached from reality." In other words, the selloff doesn't make sense. Newsflash: "Markets fail to make sense... all the time." Here are some insights.

Bitten by FANG? Clocked by Cryptos? -- 'Air Pockets' Everywhere

Updated: May 16, 2022

Down more than 25%, the NASDAQ is "officially" in bear-market territory. "Big whoop" as they used to say -- some of the hi-tech darlings have already been cut in half and then some. Bet the folks down 50% or more in their so-called investments are glad to hear they're "official." And now Bitcoin, the King of Cryptos, has hit an "air pocket" of its own and fallen below $30,000. Wonder if that's officially a bear market, too? This excerpt from our new, May Financial Forecast explains how it all fits together.

Do "Flash Crashes" Really Come Out of the Blue?

Updated: May 13, 2022

"Black swans" or "flash crashes" are sudden market moves that shock just about everyone. However, when you watch market price patterns, you can often anticipate a sharp move ahead, in both directions. Watch our European Financial Forecast Service editor explain what to look for. (DJ Norway Stock Index in focus.)

Is Bitcoin Headed to Zero?

Updated: May 11, 2022

The price path of Bitcoin has been volatile in recent years, to say the least. Forecasts have ranged from a million dollars all the way down to zero. Here's why you may want to consider the Wave Principle when analyzing cryptocurrencies.

Stock Markets: “What Happens When the Dip Keeps Dipping?”

Updated: May 10, 2022

Millionaire investors recently revealed what they would do if the stock market continued to decline. Find out what they said -- plus, look at two graphs to help you decide if their planned strategy is sound.

[Market Trek] "If You Have ANY Money Invested, Watch This"

Updated: May 9, 2022

Do you own stocks? Bonds? Real estate? Then you'll want to see this chart of a 78-year cycle in U.S. Treasuries -- and, by extension, interest rates. Watch this new video by your series host Brian Whitmer where he explains how this 78-year cycle is "probably affecting you already." (Brian's global destination today is Brazil.)

Interest Rates: The Warning That Few Wanted to Heed

Updated: May 5, 2022

In 2020, professional bond market observers were saying that yields would stay historically low "forever." However, such an extreme sentiment usually foretells a move in the opposite direction. Learn how Elliott Wave International's bond market analysis helped subscribers to anticipate what was next.

Hang Seng: Will Record-Low Valuation Spark a Rally?

Updated: May 4, 2022

A market-to-book, or price-to-book, ratio compares a company's market capitalization to its book value. Historically, in the Hang Seng index, whenever the P/B ratio would fall to parity, a rally would start. But now we're seeing something that hasn't happened in at least 25 years. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor explain.

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.

Stocks: What to Make of the “Overhanging Optimism”

Updated: April 29, 2022

The behavior of investors in one market cycle tends to roughly repeat during the next market cycle. With that in mind, one group of investors is exhibiting actions which are "consistent" with the market top years of 2000 and 2007. Here are the details.

NASDAQ: Is This a “Duck-and-Cover” Moment?

Updated: April 27, 2022

This was not supposed to happen. Not in April. "Stocks don't sell off this hard in April!" And yet, here we are. Now see what Elliott waves show next -- and plan accordingly.

“Why Is the Stock Market Falling?” – (Not Because of <em>These</em> Reasons)

Updated: April 26, 2022

The financial press almost always provides a "reason" for a given day's market action. That reason is generally related to what's in the news. But do events determine the market's price trend? Take a look at these two charts.

Netflix (NFLX): See How Candlesticks Foresaw the Sell-Off

Updated: April 25, 2022

You've heard of Netflix's misfortunes -- and, no doubt, you also know all the "fundamental" reasons why the stock is down more than 50%. But see this chart by our Head of Global Research that puts a different spin on the sell-off.

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.

Market Trek with Brian Whitmer: Just How Far Might Interest Rates Rise?

Updated: April 20, 2022

After a decade of 0% rates, we're in a new territory for many investors. In the bond market, yields have spiked, crashing prices. So, where to next? For answers, watch our new series as the host Brian Whitmer travels the world and tackles market topics big and small. (Today's destination: Brazil.)

The Collapsing Japanese Yen vs. Nikkei 225

Updated: April 19, 2022

Japanese stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 since the start of the year -- but you should see what that underperformance really looks like when you price both markets in the U.S. dollar. Our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor shows you just that in his new video and explains how the strength or weakness in the yen can hint at what's to come for the Nikkei.

London Stock Exchange … Stock: Predicting the Collapse of a “Parabolic Rise”

Updated: April 19, 2022

Sometimes, the upward trajectory of a stock's price seems to defy gravity. Learn how our Global Market Perspective called attention to one such stock and what followed.

This Usually Spells Trouble for the Stock Market (It’s Happening Now)

Updated: April 13, 2022

You've probably noticed that the various stock market indexes usually trend together. However, there are times when indexes behave differently from one another. Learn what this usually signals and how it applies to the current market environment.

Around the World's Risks & Opportunities with Elliott Waves (in 28 Minutes)

Updated: April 13, 2022

U.S., China, Russia, Bitcoin, bonds, commodities... The global economy is changing fast, so take half-an-hour right now to view the landscape from 30,000 feet and see risks and opportunities ahead with our Head of Global Research. You get more than just a look at Elliott wave patterns -- you'll see how it all fits together in this moment in history. (Recorded on March 24, 2022, for Money Show Virtual Expo.)

Britain's Marks and Spencer: 5 Waves Up Marked the Spot

Updated: April 8, 2022

Markets progress in a basic pattern of 5 Elliott waves in the direction of the main trend and 3 waves against it. So, spotting the end of a wave 5 is key information. But how? Watch our European Short Term Update show you how he applied Elliott waves to a chart of Marks & Spencer plc during the stock's recent rally -- and the subsequent 46% sell-off.

"Brutal Bond Bear Market": Will Corporate Bonds Ride It Out?

Updated: April 5, 2022

During previous crises, the Federal Reserve and other central banks would step in with money printing. Now, their ability to do so is compromised as consumer price inflation is raging. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor touch on where that leaves corporate bonds as he gives you a preview of the new, April issue.

European Stocks: True Bottom in, or Just a Bear Market Rally?

Updated: April 1, 2022

A lot of European investors are asking the question in the headline right now. Watch our European Financial Forecast editor give you a preview of the new, April issue as he touches on the recent price action in the stock of the London Stock Exchange and nickel.

What to Make of the Bullish Resilience of Bitcoin

Updated: March 30, 2022

Price patterns on the charts of widely traded financial markets are repetitive, hence, those patterns offer "predictive value." Learn how this applies to Bitcoin.

Germany’s DAX: What You Can Learn from the 2007 Top

Updated: March 24, 2022

There are many stock market indicators -- some more popular than others. Here's one that may be overlooked by many investors, yet it provided a big clue to the DAX's approaching 2007 top. Learn why this indicator is currently relevant.

How the “Great Resignation” Ties in with a Financial Peak

Updated: March 22, 2022

A lot of young adults quit their jobs during the past year in what has been termed the "Great Resignation." Get insights into how this ties in with the stock market, plus get an update on how many of those who walked away from their jobs feel now.

Shanghai Composite, Hang Seng: Waves Are Leading the Way

Updated: March 21, 2022

Looking back, it's always easy to "explain" why the markets fell or rose due to some news, event, government intervention, and etc. But what about before those things? Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor give you a bold answer looking at Singaporean stocks.

Are Rising Oil Prices Sending Stocks into a Downtrend?

Updated: March 17, 2022

Many market observers believe oil shocks have a big influence on the direction of the stock market. However, if these observers would examine the evidence, here is what they'd find.

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs): A Replay of Holland’s “Tulip Mania”?

Updated: March 17, 2022

The "Tulip Mania" mindset of 17th century Holland may be playing out again. Take a look at a sector that may have started a big crash.

S&P 500 E-minis: Large Specs vs. Commercials, And Who Tends to Be Right

Updated: March 14, 2022

It's a myth that in bear markets there are more sellers than buyers; sellers are simply more committed. So, looking at the two large groups of investors -- Commercials and Large Speculators -- who appears to be more committed to the downside right now? Our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor explains -- and outlines the implications.

European Stocks Are Down, But Don't Rush to Blame the War

Updated: March 11, 2022

Real market forecasting attempts to predict the next move before the news, even without any news. Watch our Head of Global Strategy walk you through the chart of Germany's DAX index to show how Elliott waves were ahead of the recent sell-off -- and before the Russia-Ukraine war.

Bitcoin Jumps 9%: Is This Executive Order the Reason?

Updated: March 10, 2022

Financial markets often move in the opposite direction from the prevailing sentiment, especially when sentiment reaches an extreme. Learn how this applies to Bitcoin.

Our New <em>European Financial Forecast</em>: Sneak Preview

Updated: March 8, 2022

You hear a lot about NATO in the news lately. Watch our European analyst Brian Whitmer touch on how NATO's strength correlates with social mood and how the alliance might fare in a bear market -- and tell you what else he covers in the new, March European Financial Forecast in this preview short video.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Market: 15 Charts That Tell the Story

Updated: March 8, 2022

Despite the fact that stocks of electric car makers (looking at you, TSLA) are down significantly over the past year -- some as much as 93% (looking at you, Lordstown Motors) -- investors' reaction has been "curious," says our Financial Forecast co-editor while giving you a sneak peek into the new, March issue.

Wars: Do They Mark the START of a Bear Market – or Its END?

Updated: March 8, 2022

What you see in the title may sound like a trick question, but it's not. What's more, how you answer it may have profound implications for your portfolio. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor show you an eye-opening chart of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index to indicate exactly when wars are most likely to break out.

Oil at $130: Look Beyond Supply and Demand

Updated: March 7, 2022

On March 1, President Biden announced the release of 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to combat rising energy prices. U.S. allies agreed to release another 30 million barrels. Yet, the price of oil is higher now than it was on the date of that announcement. Let's examine whether supply / demand is the real driver of oil prices.

“Shooting Stars” of the Stock Market: “Don’t Be Fooled by This”

Updated: March 3, 2022

The meme stock revolution has shown that what goes up can go way down -- very rapidly. Here's a prime example.

Asian-Pacific Stocks: Higher or Lower?

Updated: February 25, 2022

The question in the headline is on the minds of millions of investors right now -- maybe yours, too. Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor give you a fast, clear answer using basic Elliott wave analysis.

Stocks: Why This “Trend Following” Indicator is Worth Watching

Updated: February 23, 2022

When the messages of a time-tested indicator and the Elliott wave model align, you have a powerful basis for a high-confidence forecast. Learn about the message of an indicator that involves the "big money" on Wall Street.

This Suggests That Stock Prices Are Headed Even Lower

Updated: February 17, 2022

Most everyone knows that the stock market has its uptrends and its downtrends. When the next serious downtrend unfolds, be aware of this key observation regarding the bear-market low in prices.

2 Strategies to Help You Capture Crypto Setups

Updated: February 16, 2022

In this webinar recording, EWI crypto experts, Tony Carrion and Michael Madden, walk you through 2 trading strategies in Bitcoin & Binance Coin to show you how to spot crypto setups.

Why the “60 / 40 Balance” May Be Hazardous to Your Portfolio

Updated: February 14, 2022

Many investors believe that bonds can help protect their portfolios from stock market risk. However, bonds can go into bear markets too, and at the same time as stocks. These two charts are instructive.

Europe: Will Banking Sector Outperform in 2022?

Updated: February 11, 2022

The expectations that the ECB will raise interest rates suggest to many that the EU's banking sector will do well this year. Watch our Head of Global Research walk you through an Elliott wave chart of Deutsche Bank, whose shares have risen lately, to give you the answer.

Europe: “Major stock indexes are alone”

Updated: February 10, 2022

While the most speculative shares topped weeks or months ago, the major stock indexes are holding up. Which group will have to "catch up"? Our European Financial Forecast editor answers this question, touches the credit markets, and explains why asking, "How will stocks react if Russian invades Ukraine?" is precisely backwards.

Top 10 Performing Markets This January? Emerging Markets!

Updated: February 10, 2022

This January, of the 92 global equity markets tracked by Bloomberg, 10 top performers were emerging or "frontier" markets. What does that mean for the sector for the rest of 2022? Our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor explains.

Global Investment Strategists Prefer This Region – Should You Follow?

Updated: February 9, 2022

Goldman Sachs took a poll of global financial professionals and here's the equity region they believe will outshine the others in 2022. Elliott Wave International remember a similar juncture back in 2020. Here's what history suggests...

Potential Implications of This January Top Are HUGE

Updated: January 27, 2022

When you look at 100+ years of the stock market history, our current juncture comes into a different -- and eye-opening -- Elliott wave perspective. Watch our Global Market Strategist explain the implications.

Here’s a “Striking Symptom” of Major Bull Market Peaks

Updated: January 27, 2022

The stock market often behaves contrary to what observers might expect. Get insights into "bubbles" and learn about a phenomenon which occurs at major market peaks.

EuroSTOXX 600: Revisiting a Recent Forecast -- And Looking Ahead

Updated: January 27, 2022

On January 5, our European Short Term Update showed subscribers an Elliott wave contracting triangle pattern and said, "We're on alert for a top." Take a look at what happened next -- and watch the editor Murray Gunn explain where European stocks may go from here.

M&As: Beware of This Major Sign of a Stock Market Top

Updated: January 25, 2022

A corporate activity that was prominent around the 2000 and 2007 stock market tops is happening -- again. Ironically, investors may view it as a bullish sign -- when it's just the opposite. Here are the details.

EuroSTOXX 50: One Way to Label This Chart You May Not Have Considered

Updated: January 14, 2022

An Elliott wave contracting triangle is a price pattern that often forms in a corrective wave 4 position -- meaning, a big move in wave 5 comes next. However, a variation of the triangle called a "running triangle" offers additional possibilities. Watch our European Short Term Update editor walk you through a chart of the pan-European index of 50 stocks and explain the implications.

DAX: From Extreme Complacency to Extreme Fear… and Back to Complacency

Updated: January 13, 2022

You see a curious pattern when you plot investor and consumer sentiment on a stock market chart. Watch our Global Market Strategist walk you through several current sentiment readings as they relate to Europe's flagship stock index, the German FAX.

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.

Stocks: What You Should Know About the Behavior of Retail Investors

Updated: January 4, 2022

Is there enough "firepower" to keep the stock market climbing in 2022? Let's review what was happening in 2007 -- just weeks before the top -- and compare that to more recent investor behavior.

MSCI Singapore: What to Make of the “Sharpest Decline in the Region”?

Updated: January 3, 2022

It's important to keep an eye on the market outliers -- markets that go up or down more than related ones. Why? Watch our Asian-Pacific editor explain by looking at the declines in Singaporean stocks since November.

This Stock Market Ratio Goes “Crazy” at 62X (Another is Even “Crazier”)

Updated: December 30, 2021

This measure of stock market sentiment has reached a level that "dwarfs anything in the past." Get the specifics as you review this revealing chart.

Bitcoin: “It fell yesterday, so it’ll fall tomorrow” Is NOT Forecasting

Updated: December 21, 2021

Many investors tend to linearly extrapolate today's financial trends into the future. This practice is fraught with peril and evident in the price predictions for Bitcoin. By contrast, the Elliott wave model anticipates high-confidence trend-turn junctures. Here are some 2021 highlights.

Look Who’s Piling into U.S. Equities at a Record Pace (Big Warning Sign?)

Updated: December 20, 2021

There are scores of stock market indicators and here's one that should grab your full attention. An all-time record has just been set and financial history suggests that a big change is just ahead. Take a look at these two charts.

Germany’s DAX vs. Consumer Confidence: We’ve Seen This Before

Updated: December 17, 2021

Usually, consumer confidence follows the stock market. But sometimes, it leads -- like it did back at the historic 2007 stock market peak. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor show you what today's picture in German consumer sentiment suggests for the DAX and beyond.

Euro: Look at This Head & Shoulders Chart Formation

Updated: December 16, 2021

The classic "head and shoulders" chart formation can help investors anticipate big price moves in financial markets. Here's the "head and shoulders" measuring formula and a 2021 example of how it was applied.

2026: Why It Might Be an Important Year

Updated: December 16, 2021

Our Head of Global Research explains what the position of an economic gauge called the Chicago Fed's National Financial Conditions Index implies for the next few years.

Copper and DB Base Metals Fund (DBB): “Bull market is already underway”

Updated: December 14, 2021

Classic Elliott wave chart formations become "classic" for a reason: They work! Learn how the contracting triangle pattern helped Elliott Wave International subscribers to anticipate a significant price move in this base metals fund.

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."

Stock Market Cliffhanger: 5 Historic Measures Point to One Direction

Updated: December 8, 2021

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Insights into a “Remarkable” NASDAQ Development

Updated: December 6, 2021

Successful stock market analysis involves far more than the closing figures for the main indexes. Learn how investors can benefit by "looking under the hood."

Emerging Markets vs. Commodities: Moving Together, Again

Updated: December 3, 2021

Commodities and emerging markets usually move together... except of most of 2021. Now, they are moving together again: down. Watch our monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor explain the significance -- and give you a hint at what's next.

New, December European Financial Forecast: Sneak Preview

Updated: December 3, 2021

Normally, stocks peak first, and consumer sentiment follows -- but in Germany, the two have reversed -- why? Also, what does the anxiety in the forex market say about the wave structure of the broader market? Watch our European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touch on all of that in this short video.

Here’s a Warning Sign for the Non-Fungible Token Marketplace

Updated: December 2, 2021

The November Elliott Wave Theorist mentions key financial markets and says "it is a unique era." One aspect of this "unique era" is the monetization of digital content. Here are some timely insights.

How the Thanksgiving Week Sell-Off Was Predicted

Updated: November 29, 2021

Stock market trading during the holiday season tends to be relatively subdued. However, as the dramatic price action on Nov. 26 showed, investors cannot count on "seasonal tendencies." Learn how Elliott Wave International's subscribers were prepared for the market's big downside move.

Luxury vs. Economy: Airline Seats as a Stock Market Indicator?

Updated: November 26, 2021

Airlines go from launching new luxury seats to expand economy class. What could we learn about the stock market's trend by looking at airlines' timing? Our European Financial Forecast editor explains.

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.

How to Get a Handle on Mass Psychology in Global Financial Markets

Updated: November 22, 2021

Investor psychology is the same everywhere around the globe. Get insights into the basic path which global investors follow in moving from extreme pessimism to extreme optimism and back again.

When Even Bears Act Bullishly (What It May Mean)

Updated: November 18, 2021

Most investors find it difficult to buck the prevailing financial sentiment. However, acting independently from the crowd is often the best thing to do. Learn why this may be applicable to the present juncture as you review this chart.

New Update on the Public’s Voracious Appetite for Stocks

Updated: November 16, 2021

The inflows into stocks in late 2020 and early 2021 were astounding. Now, let's review the latest inflows data from individual investors -- plus, learn what our November Elliott Wave Financial Forecast says about the "progressing wave structure."

See 3 Ways to Measure FTSE-100 And What It Shows

Updated: November 12, 2021

"Stunning." That's how our European Financial Forecast editor describes the picture that emerges when we price British stocks in nominal terms, Producer Price Index, and gold. Watch now to understand the implications.

How to Outwit 99% of Investment Pros

Updated: November 11, 2021

Many financial market observers believe that events trigger bull and bear markets. However, the evidence suggests just the opposite: Market trends, governed by social mood, govern the character of events. Learn how this insight can help you make financial forecasts.

How to Build a Strong Elliott Wave “Case”

Updated: November 11, 2021

Wave analysis doesn't have to be complicated. Watch our Head of Global Research show you how to use simple basics to "build a strong EW case" (in focus: Reed Elsevier, RELX).

Emerging Markets: How to Get a Grip on the "Chaos of History"

Updated: November 10, 2021

The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is composed of 1,400 stocks from 27 nations. You'd think that the trillions of buy/sell decisions made by millions of investors across the region would result in a chaotic-looking chart. But the opposite is true. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, show you how beautifully the index has followed a clear pattern.

Market Trek: "Crash Setup" 2008 vs. 2022

Updated: November 9, 2021

Just as "history never repeats but rhymes," markets often behave very similarly to how they acted at previous key junctures. Watch our Market Trek host Brian Whitmer show you 2 side-by-side charts of the Euro Stoxx 600 index to make this point -- and to forecast what's next. (Brian's destination today is Vietnam.)

Ethereum: October's (and November's?) Champion

Updated: November 9, 2021

On October 1, our Global Market Perspective showed this bullish Ethereum chart. Here's why -- and here's what happened next.

What to Make of Zillow’s “House Flipping” Misadventure

Updated: November 9, 2021

In a sizzling real estate market, house flipping seems like a way to earn easy profits. Well, it turns out that even real estate professionals can get financially hurt. Here are the details -- and, the lesson.

Our European Financial Forecast: In the New Issue

Updated: November 5, 2021

What happens if you quote British stocks in producer prices and gold? Why have UK stocks been underperforming on the global scale? Why are some 40% of European IPOs underwater? Watch our Global Market Perspective contributor Brian Whitmer touch on all of that in this short video.

How Emerging Markets ETF Followed a Classic Elliott Wave Pattern

Updated: November 2, 2021

The chart formation known as a triangle takes time to play out and goes sideways. However, when the triangle pattern is complete, be ready! See how opportunity awaited those who kept an eye on this emerging markets ETF.

Shanghai Composite: Scared of the “Bearish News”?

Updated: October 29, 2021

Two more Chinese property developers are in trouble now. Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor show you how the "bearish news" fits into the Shanghai Composite's wave pattern. (Bonus: a lesson in Keltner Channels application.)

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!

What Junk Bonds Convey About Investors’ Mindset

Updated: October 21, 2021

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.”

Updated: October 19, 2021

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

Updated: October 14, 2021

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"

Updated: October 13, 2021

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.

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

Updated: October 8, 2021

"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

Updated: October 8, 2021

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."

Gold -- Too Much of a Good Thing

Updated: October 6, 2021

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.

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

Updated: October 4, 2021

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

Updated: September 23, 2021

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

Updated: September 21, 2021

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.

AAPL and FANG+: "5 Waves" Speaks Volumes

Updated: September 16, 2021

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”

Updated: September 16, 2021

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”

Updated: September 15, 2021

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.

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

Updated: September 15, 2021

"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

Updated: September 14, 2021

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.

CAC-40: How Wave Guidelines Fine-Tune Your Forecast

Updated: September 10, 2021

Elliott wave analysis has three strict rules and a handful of guidelines -- and it's the guidelines that can often help you add more precision to your forecast. Watch our Head of Global Strategy show you how by looking at the French CAC-40 stock index.

Stocks: Is This the "Kiss of Death" for the Bull Market?

Updated: September 9, 2021

You can get clues about the stock market's next price move by studying financial history. When you combine these clues with the message of the Elliott wave model, conviction and clarity emerge. Look at this revealing chart.

France’s CAC 40: (Fibonacci) 21 Years to Nowhere

Updated: September 9, 2021

French stocks hit an all-time high of 6,945 back in 2000 -- and have gone sideways since. How does this "excruciating" period fit into the Elliott wave picture? Our European Financial Forecast editor explains.

Let’s Look at 2 Measures of the “Boom of Booms”

Updated: September 8, 2021

Elevated stock market prices is a major measure of the current financial mania. There are other gauges that investors should watch. Take a look at these two charts.

China, India: Richer or Poorer?

Updated: September 8, 2021

Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, explain whether China and India are headed for "wealth creation" or "wealth destruction" in the years ahead.

Nikkei, KOSPI, Taiwan, Nifty: See What Wave Is Underway

Updated: September 3, 2021

At the time of recent choppiness across the Asian-Pacific markets, Elliott waves helped us see a correction underway -- and forecast a rally. Now that markets are indeed moving higher, let our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor update you on the wave pattern underway.

Will Oil Prices Skyrocket in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida?

Updated: September 1, 2021

Will oil prices zoom higher in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida? Well, the disruption in oil production was far worse sixteen years earlier with Hurricane Katrina. Let's review what happened with oil prices then.

Cash: “Trash?”

Updated: September 1, 2021

Back in 2000, an important mutual fund cash-to-assets ratio fell to 4.34%. We said then that such utter contempt for cash is a clear bearish signal. Watch our monthly Financial Forecast co-editor show you where the ratio is now...

This Boom-Bust Cycle in Home Ownership Should Give Home Shoppers Pause

Updated: August 31, 2021

Prices of many consumer items tend to be stable most of the time. But when a consumer item becomes an investment item, watch out! See how this is related to the housing market...

Prepare Now for a Brutal Austerity – Here’s Why

Updated: August 26, 2021

Some people call it "belt tightening." Others say "cutting back." Both phrases sound foreign in this age of borrowing and spending. However, a strict austerity may be just around the corner.

Skilled Elliott Wave Practitioners Can Get <em>Certified</em> – Here’s How

Updated: August 24, 2021

If you use the Elliott wave model in your market analysis, consider the potentially career-enhancing Certified Elliott Wave Analyst program. Discover this definitive Elliott wave certification for yourself.

What We’re Watching in Corporate Bonds Could Have “Dramatic Consequences”

Updated: August 19, 2021

Headed into the pandemic, the S&P 500 and corporate bonds rose in lockstep. But then, right before the March 2020 stock market crash, corporate bonds began to diverge -- and stocks followed lower. See what the current position of stocks vs. corporate debt suggests next for both.

Stocks: What to Make of Wall Street’s Sky-High Optimism

Updated: August 19, 2021

Astoundingly, after a 12-year uptrend in stock prices, Wall Street analysts are the most bullish on stocks since 2002. However, such consensus may serve as a warning. Here are some important insights.

How “Hot” Stock Market Ideas Can Burn Investors

Updated: August 17, 2021

Many new investors chase stock ideas they find on internet message boards. These so-called "meme" stocks can skyrocket, but tank just as quickly. Many traditional investors prefer blue chips. However, there's also risk involved with these shares -- which appears to be largely ignored.

What ESG Investing Popularity Says About Market Trends

Updated: August 13, 2021

ESG debt -- or debt for Environmental, Social and Governance initiatives -- is hot. This year alone, ~$50 billion worth of ESG debt has been sold in Europe alone. But remember that the first-ever Climate Awareness Bond was issued in 2007, the year of a major financial peak. Our European Financial Forecast editor explains the parallels to today.

Yet Another Sentiment Extreme in Australia

Updated: August 13, 2021

In the Land Down Under, consumer expectations have just hit another high. Sounds bullish, right? Actually, sentiment extremes, bullish or bearish, often carry a contrarian message. Our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor explains.

Bitcoin: How the Elliott Wave Model Anticipated the Rebound

Updated: August 12, 2021

In late June, a survey showed that most investors expected bitcoin to end the year below $30,000. Since then, however, the price of the digital currency has risen significantly. Learn how the Elliott wave model anticipated bitcoin's rebound.

Why “Generation Investor” May Be Headed for a Rude Awakening

Updated: August 5, 2021

Brokerage firm Charles Schwab has dubbed them "Gen I" or "Generation Investor" and they're unafraid of financial risk. A company may go bankrupt? Who cares? Invest in it anyway. Learn why such cavalier attitudes may soon shift dramatically.

U.S. Housing Market: Not “a Bubble This Time Around”?

Updated: July 29, 2021

Investors know that financial bubbles have occurred in the past and will likely develop again in the future. But their "bubble" attitudes are almost always different in the present. Learn how this applies to the 2021 U.S. housing market.

Ralph Nelson Elliott’s 150th Birthday: How He Discovered the Wave Principle

Updated: July 28, 2021

Is there "any rhyme or reason to the stock market"? That's what Ralph Nelson Elliott wanted to find out. This extraordinary man's 150th birthday is July 28 and here's what he discovered in answer to his question.

Global Investing: Here’s the Message of Consumer “Overconfidence”

Updated: July 22, 2021

Many investors believe that global stock markets will benefit from the current economic "boom." That seems to make sense -- however, you may want to review what financial history shows.

May 10, 2021: Investors, Mark This Date

Updated: July 21, 2021

When you zoom out and look at the stock market's price action over the past 20 years or so, a clear pattern emerges. Watch our monthly Financial Forecast co-editor Pete Kendall show you what's going on and why May 10 of this year is so important.

Next Time You See “4 Times as Many Bulls as There Are Bears,” Remember This

Updated: July 20, 2021

Many stock market investors get fooled at major price turns because a bottom never feels like a bottom and a top never feels like a top. With that in mind, here's how investment advisors have recently felt about the stock market.

Emerging Markets: Will Recent Declines Continue?

Updated: July 16, 2021

While stocks in places like India have powered higher lately, other emerging markets have sold off. Watch our Asian-Pacific expert walk you through the wave pattern in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF EEM for some objective answers rooted in market psychology.

Why Bitcoin’s “Wild Swings” May Soon Resume

Updated: July 15, 2021

Bitcoin's trading range has narrowed considerably in the past several weeks. In addition, trading volume has fallen. Learn why it's time to get insights from bitcoin's Elliott wave pattern.

“The Case for Losing Money” in 2021

Updated: July 13, 2021

A "risk-embracing behavior" that was pronounced in the exact month of the NASDAQ's historic top in 2000 is now flashing a warning sign in 2021. Here are the details.

3 Reasons Why You NEED the Wave Principle

Updated: July 9, 2021

The Wave Principle is a valuable tool that you need to add to your toolbox. In this clip, Trading Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy outlines the 3 key reasons why you need to incorporate the Elliott Wave Principle when looking for trade setups in your markets.

Bitcoin: How Investors Extrapolate the Trend

Updated: July 9, 2021

Many investors tend to linearly extrapolate today's financial trends into the future. This practice is fraught with peril and evident in the price predictions for bitcoin. Here are the details.

"Accumulation, Participation, Distribution" – Where Are Stocks Today?

Updated: July 8, 2021

Global equity funds have seen more cash inflows this year than in the past 20 years combined. Our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn, puts this stunning statistic in the context of the Dow Theory's market phases and shows you how it all fits together with the stock market's Elliott wave position.

What Do India’s Stocks Signal for COVID Outbreak?

Updated: July 8, 2021

Paradoxically, when the pandemic's first wave hit in March 2020, global stocks quickly found a bottom and haven't looked back in over a year. What can we learn from India's recent brush with the infection? Our Asian-Pacific expert explains the surprising way disease outbreaks fit into the stock market's larger wave pattern.

How Stock Investors Are “Betting the Household” – and, What It May Mean

Updated: July 7, 2021

It generally pays to be independent from the investing "crowd" – especially at key price turns. Here’s why.

Why This Stock Market Index May Be Headed for a “Bumpy Ride”

Updated: June 29, 2021

The stock of a company which has been "losing money for seven straight quarters" is now the largest component of this stock index. Hold on to your hat! Learn how "meme" stocks serve as a big warning sign.

The Housing Market: "Curb Appeal? We Don't Need No Stinking Curb Appeal!"

Updated: June 25, 2021

Sometimes, a personal anecdote helps bring into focus a problem we all intuitively understand. Watch our "resident skeptic" Dave Allman take a stroll through his neighborhood for an unvarnished look at the current real estate trends.

Bitcoin: “Crowded Trades” Can End Badly. Here’s How to Spot One.

Updated: June 24, 2021

When the "crowd" heads for the exit door at the same time, a "bank run" can happen. This applies generally to financial markets, including cryptos. Here are details.

2 Ways the Dow Industrials’ “Worst Week Since October” Was Foretold

Updated: June 22, 2021

Many observers are blaming the recent stock-market selloff on the Fed's "hawkish" statements. Yet, learn why the price decline was "in the cards" before Fed officials spoke last week. These two charts are revealing.

Nikkei Drops 3% -- Elliott Waves Are There to Catch It

Updated: June 21, 2021

We often get asked if Elliott waves also work in non-U.S. markets. The answer is a resounding "Yes!" You'll see wave patterns in any liquid market. Case in point: Japan's Nikkkei 225.

“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.

Cryptos: What the “Bizarre” World of Non-Fungible Tokens May Be Signaling

Updated: June 15, 2021

Has investor psychology reached a manic peak? Well, some people are willing to fork over millions for pictures that they can see but not touch. Here's more on the bizarre world of non-fungible tokens.

Mmmmwahhhh. Luxury's Long Kiss Goodbye.

Updated: June 15, 2021

If the world's 500 richest people were a country, at $8.4 trillion their combined "GDP" would be the third largest economy in the world, behind the U.S. and China. This boom in global wealth has been fueling the consumer discretionary sector, which has outperformed the global stock market since 2009. But now something "really grabs our attention" on the chart of Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (XLY). Our head of Global Research explains.

1929… 1968… 1999… 2021?

Updated: June 10, 2021

Throughout history, Americans have fallen in love with the stock market at moments that, in retrospect, were clearly the wrong time to do so. Watch our Global Markets Strategist highlight those moments on a DJIA chart and explain why this is relevant today.

Bitcoin: How Sentiment Suggested a Change of Trend

Updated: June 10, 2021

About two months ago, our U.S. Short Term Update told subscribers to expect lower prices for bitcoin. Prices began a sharp slide shortly thereafter. See what could be next for the cryptocurrency.

The Bitcoin Crime Wave Hits

Updated: June 9, 2021

The widespread conviction that Bitcoin is a "sure thing" has never been stronger. So, should you buy? Should you buy now, while it's still "cheap," before it goes to $500,000, as some are predicting? First, read this excerpt from our June Financial Forecast. (On us.)

International Politics: What Stocks' Trend Tells You About Next Steps

Updated: June 4, 2021

If the phrase "global effective minimum corporate tax rate" gives you a toothache, you're not alone. But as unexciting as that may sound, there is a lesson to be learned here -- a lesson in how social mood, as reflected by the stock market's trend, influences big politics. Our Head of Global Research explains. (ETF VT in focus.)

Powell Goes Forth

Updated: June 3, 2021

The chart you're about to see shows the annual percentage change in "sticky" U.S. consumer prices. "Sticky" -- because these are goods and services that the data scientists in the Federal Reserve's statistics office deem to have infrequent changes in their prices. These prices have been rising, too -- along with prices of just about everything else. And that puts the Fed itself in a very sticky situation, explains our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn.

Australia’s Business Confidence Hits a Record High: A Bullish Sign?

Updated: June 2, 2021

Back in 2008, during the global financial crisis, business confidence in Australia took a hard tumble. Curiously, that low marked the start of a multi-year rally in the ASX 200. Watch our Asian-Pacific expert show you the latest position of the Aussie business confidence index and hint at the implications.

Philippines Composite Index: Taking the Road Less Travelled

Updated: June 2, 2021

Investors and traders often ask us if Elliott waves work in markets you don't hear about every day. The short answer is, yes. Here's a fresh example: a recent bullish opportunity in the Philippines Composite Index. (You can apply this lesson to ANY liquid market.)

Here’s a Startling Update on Investors’ Use of Stock Market Leverage

Updated: May 27, 2021

A May 2 Wall Street Journal article is headlined: "Americans Can't Get Enough of the Stock Market." Indeed, investors are heavily borrowing to participate. The use of leverage is nothing new -- yet, learn about a ratio that recently made "an all-time high."

1720 vs. 2021: What’s That Hissing Sound?

Updated: May 25, 2021

You're hearing the word "bubble" a lot lately. And with bitcoin -- arguably, the most speculative market of them all -- down 50% off the high, the hissing is getting louder. But what about other recent darlings like SPACs? Our Head of Global Research Murray Gunn is drawing some interesting parallels to 1720.

Global Markets: See Our “Macro View from 30,000 Feet”

Updated: May 24, 2021

Stocks, Bitcoin, commodities, bonds... right now, Elliott waves are painting a clear picture for all the key markets you hear about in the news. Watch our Head of Global Strategy walk you through a series of charts to give you a one-of-a-kind &"view from 30,000 feet."

Bitcoin: More Volatility Directly Ahead?

Updated: May 20, 2021

More than a year ago -- much like today -- financial journalists were discussing a "crash" in bitcoin. Many investors feared prices were headed even lower. Elliott wave analysis suggested otherwise. Indeed, prices climbed -- yet that climb has been accompanied by plenty of volatility. Is an even higher degree of volatility just ahead?

It’s getting Wilder, so let his indicator guide you.

Updated: May 20, 2021

RSI is a well-known technical indicator... that many new traders don't really know how to use. They get disappointed when a market remains "overbought" or "oversold" for long periods. Want to learn the RSI's secret value? Then read this short essay by our Head of Global Research (In focus: VT, Vanguard Total World Stock Index ETF.)

Japan's Nikkei 225: Big Sell-Off, Right on Cue

Updated: May 13, 2021

When Japanese stocks fell after Wall Street's big wipe-out, mainstream wasn't surprised; global stocks often move together. But there's a better explanation -- see it now, plus see what Elliott waves show for the Nikkei next.

German DAX vs. CoCo Bonds: Tracking One to Forecast the Other

Updated: May 10, 2021

Contingent convertible bonds -- or CoCos -- are something that every investor should keep an eye on. Watch our Global Market Perspective contributor Brian Whitmer explain why as he shows you the European equivalent of the DJIA, Germany's DAX stock index.

Independent Scotland = Market Crash?

Updated: May 6, 2021

Scotland's independence is again a hot topic in Britain, with many observers saying that a break-up of the union would be bad for the country's financial markets. For a different look at causality -- i.e., chicken vs. the egg -- watch our Head of Global Strategy show you the current Elliott wave setup in EURGBP and FTSE.

How This Global Financial Player Became “Primed” for a 90% Plunge

Updated: May 6, 2021

"How The Mighty Have Fallen." That's the title of one of our revealing charts inside our just-published May Global Market Perspective. Take a look at a "triple top" in the price pattern of this global financial institution -- and the 90% decline which followed.

Emerging Markets vs. Copper: A Noteworthy Correlation

Updated: May 5, 2021

Lately, copper price and emerging markets have moved together. Of course, just a correlation is not enough to know where both markets should next, so watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor show you how Elliott waves helped with the task.

ESG Bonds: Why You Should Expect Exposure of “Greenwashing” to Intensify

Updated: May 4, 2021

Regulators are investigating suspicions of "funny business" associated with so-called "green" and "social" bonds. Will more stories of exploitation regarding this type of debt surface? Here's what our Elliott Wave Financial Forecast has to say.

How to Use “Ecstatic” Investor Psychology to Your Advantage

Updated: April 29, 2021

In December, our Global Market Perspective identified this market as "wildly overpriced." See what has happened since as you look at this chart.

Capital Gains Tax Hike News: Was It REALLY to Blame for Sell-off?

Updated: April 27, 2021

A widespread belief among investors and financial journalists is that news drives the stock market's trend. Consider the report that the president plans to hike the capital gains tax and a sample of other possible events. Learn what really governs the price pattern of the stock market.

Europe’s STOXX 600: “At a Pivotal Point”

Updated: April 23, 2021

The only question is, which way is it likely to pivot -- up or down? On that, our European Short Term Update editor Murray Gunn has a clear answer. Watch.

Investor Psychology: Here are 2 Rare Traits Now on Display

Updated: April 23, 2021

A big wave of inexperienced investors has flooded the stock market. Rare -- and possibly even "unprecedented" -- psychological traits are being exhibited. Learn about them -- and what these oddities likely mean.

When Cab Drivers Start Asking About Bitcoin...

Updated: April 22, 2021

A person who shined shoes for a living offered a stock market tip to a well-known market speculator shortly before the 1929 top. The speculator viewed that as a sign to sell. A similar psychology is at play today with bitcoin. Get the details.

Will Ultra-Conservative “Savers” Get the Last Laugh?

Updated: April 20, 2021

Many people fear losing money in risk assets, so they choose interest-bearing cash equivalents. Yet, they've been punished by exceptionally low rates. Financial risk-takers snicker at the ultra-conservative. But -- who will get the last laugh?

Ripple (XRP): The Makings of a Stunning Elliott Wave Opportunity

Updated: April 16, 2021

Cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP) has been on a tear: up 25%+ on April 13, and 190% since the start of April! Was it foreseeable? Using Elliott waves, yes -- see for yourself, and get a clue as to what's next for XRP.

“Fastest Jump Since 2007”: How Leveraged Investors are Courting “Doom”

Updated: April 15, 2021

Margin debt is a double-edged sword. Borrowing to buy stocks can work out well during an uptrend. Yet, highly leveraged portfolios can be deeply wounded during a fast-moving downtrend. Learn why one market veteran says "this appears to be the riskiest environment of my lifetime."

This “Lopsided” Stock Market Ratio Is Sending a Clear Signal

Updated: April 13, 2021

Knowledge of the stock market's Elliott wave pattern is invaluable. Another factor on which to focus is investor sentiment. Here are details of a bull/bear ratio.

Russian Stocks (RTS): "A Very Interesting Setup"

Updated: April 8, 2021

Triangles are one of the most reliable Elliott wave patterns of market psychology. You only see them in very specific parts of the trend. Watch our European Short Term Update editor explain triangle's implication for the next move in Russia's RTS stock index.

8 Indicators in 1: Here's the Message of the Panic/Euphoria Model

Updated: April 8, 2021

Investor psychology has moved back and forth between extreme optimism and extreme pessimism repeatedly throughout financial history. Here's analysis of a "model" which is an amalgamation of eight indicators -- and what it shows today.

This Is How the Wealth Gap Closes

Updated: April 7, 2021

Leverage and failure to cut losses -- the two reasons at the core of every financial disaster in history. Take a look at this multi-billion dollar hedge fund that recently blew up because of these reasons.

How to Spot Opportunities in US-Listed Foreign Stocks

Updated: April 7, 2021

"Powerful moves directly ahead" -- see what helped our January Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast spot two uber-bullish setups in US-listed Chinese stocks which proceeded to triple in just 6 weeks. (FUTU and TIGR in focus.)

Stock Giveaway: Party Like It’s … 2021

Updated: April 6, 2021

Evidence abounds that U.S. culture has become thoroughly "equitized." A well-known singer plans to give away a million bucks worth of stock. Other celebrities are participating in "blank check" initial public offerings. See how the number of special purpose acquisition companies have skyrocketed.

The Easiest Money in History

Updated: April 1, 2021

Junk bond investors are lining up to lend money to companies. After all, who doesn't want to make north of 4% in the era of record-low interest rates? Before you join the party, though, see this eye-opening chart...

“The Fed’s Real Estate Bubble”

Updated: March 30, 2021

"...in January, there were more real estate agents in the U.S. than houses for sale," says our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. It's not the first time something similar has happened -- discover a time when a "third of Miami residents were real estate agents," and what we can learn from it.

How Tesla’s Chart Pattern Foretold a Deeper Price Decline

Updated: March 30, 2021

Elliott wave analysis works well with widely traded individual stocks like Tesla. Get insights into the electric carmaker's unfolding chart pattern.

The “Buy Climax” Indicator: Here’s What Stock Market Investors Need to Know

Updated: March 25, 2021

Are "strong hands" abandoning the stock market? Here's a description of a time-tested indicator which provides an answer to that question -- plus, get an insight into a big-picture Elliott wave.

Should Stock Markets Fear Inflation or Deflation?

Updated: March 23, 2021

Inflation worries seem to be on everyone's mind -- maybe yours, too. Yet, you also hear experts say that any inflationary upticks are only temporary. Who's right? "How about... both" opinions, explains our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn.

U.S. Stocks: Here’s Evidence of a “Nearly Unprecedented Acceptance of Risk”

Updated: March 18, 2021

Here in 2021, there's a way that financial history appears to be repeating itself -- and not in a "good" way. Take a look at this chart and commentary from Elliott Wave International's flagship investor package.

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.

U.S. Treasuries: 39 Years Down, 39 Years Up

Updated: March 15, 2021

Before the recent uptick, interest rates had declined for 39 long years. But did you know that before then, interest rates rose -- also for 39 years? Watch our Global Market Strategist offer you this uncommon perspective on bonds -- and explain the implications.

EuroSTOXX 50: A “Swift, Potentially Severe” Move Ahead?

Updated: March 12, 2021

One of the most reliable Elliott wave patterns of market psychology is called "ending diagonal." When you see one, you better be ready. Watch our European Short Term Update editor explain what this pattern, visible in European stocks right now, suggests next.

The Month of March and Asian Stocks: A "Mysterious" Connection

Updated: March 11, 2021

Did you know that Asian and emerging markets stocks ended major bear markets in March 2003, March 2009 ... and March 2020? Why March? Watch our monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor explain the significance -- and give you a hint at what's next.

21 Years Ago, Something Big Happened…

Updated: March 11, 2021

On March 10, 2000, the NASDAQ -- every dot-com investor's darling at the time -- topped and began a crash that wiped out most of its value. You may have heard the saying, "They don't ring a bell at the top" -- but actually, explains our Financial Forecast co-editor, "at important tops, they ring more than one." Watch.

Shanghai Composite: “Rapid decline is meeting our expectations”

Updated: March 10, 2021

Now that it's been about a year since the crash in Chinese stocks, what's next? The Shanghai Composite has been acting "soft" lately... Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor walk you through the "notable" current Elliott wave count in China.

Beware of This Classic “Tip Off” Behavior in the Stock Market

Updated: March 4, 2021

This time-tested indicator provided a warning before the historic 2007 stock market top, and here in 2021, investors should focus on this indicator again. Find out why.

Don’t look now, but even the Fed’s wires are sparking!

Updated: February 25, 2021

"The large sell-off in U.S. Treasury bond futures yesterday at the U.S. morning open might have had something to do with a snafu in the plumbing of the Federal Reserve system," writes our Head of Global Research. See why he thinks this is "of great interest."

U.S. Stocks: Here’s a Big Sign That “Sentiment Cannot Get Much More Extreme”

Updated: February 25, 2021

Very few investors want to bet against the bull market. Even those who lean bearish are taking noteworthy stock market actions. Learn more as you take a look at this revealing chart.

Bitcoin: Let’s Put 2 Heart-Pounding Price Drops into Perspective

Updated: February 23, 2021

Bitcoin's price fell hard on Feb. 22 and many observers are wondering if this is the start of a crash. Well, the word "crashed" was also used back in January, when the cryptocurrency fell from $42,000 to below $30,000, however, prices bounced back. Elliott wave analysis puts both price drops into perspective.

Crude Oil: How Elliott Waves Anticipated the Rally

Updated: February 17, 2021

Crude oil just hit a new high, which came as no surprise to Elliott wave practitioners. Get a historical perspective on crude's "turning points" and find out how you can anticipate what's next for crude's price.

At the Last Minute, Bu(m)bble.com Appears

Updated: February 17, 2021

It's not a coincidence that we've seen so many IPOs lately: They are mostly a bull market phenomenon. But read this essay by our Head of Global Research where he thinks back to an IPO that hit the market "a Fibonacci 21 years ago, in February 2000..."

Options Traders, Foreign Buyers, Corporate Insiders: 3 Groups, SAME Message

Updated: February 16, 2021

From our 40-plus years of experience, we know that certain investor behavior repeats over and over near market tops and bottoms. Watch our Global Markets Strategist show you what today's sentiment among options traders, foreign stock buyers and corporate insiders says about the next move in stocks.

European Banks: 14 Years of Decline... Long Enough?

Updated: February 12, 2021

The European banking sector has been in a decline for 14 years. By now, most investors would be giving up ... and probably are. But what about Elliott wave investors? Watch our European Short Term Update editor explain why there may be "a light at the end of the tunnel."

Owners and Borrowers Head for the Hills

Updated: February 12, 2021

Right now, today, are stocks, bonds and real estate in a "buyers' market" or "sellers' market"? The answer may have profound implications for your portfolio. Read this new essay by our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn, to understand why -- and to get some well-researched answers.

Why This “Excellent” Stock Market Indicator Should Be on Your Radar Screen Now

Updated: February 11, 2021

This stock market indicator -- which has been reliable "for decades" -- flashed a big warning sign right before the big 2007 top. Here in 2021, it's back. Get the insights you need to know now.

2 Asian ETFs to Put on Your Radar

Updated: February 10, 2021

South Korean and Taiwanese stocks finished 2020 near the top of the global equity market performance table. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor walk you through two ETFs tracking each market that may be worth your attention.

Gold / Silver: What This “Large Non-Confirmation” May Mean

Updated: February 9, 2021

When related financial markets start to move in different directions, investors should pay close attention. Learn why -- plus find out how this is currently relevant in the metals market.

Europe: Take a Look at Emerging Trends

Updated: February 9, 2021

As we wrap up "one of the strangest months in market history," says our Global Market Strategist in this new video, it's time to look ahead. Watch Brian Whitmer show you several highlights from his latest research report.

“The Changing World Order in 2021”

Updated: February 3, 2021

On January 12, our Head of Global Research Murray Gunn gave a presentation a MoneyShow virtual workshop highlighting "overlooked opportunities" around the globe. We recorded Murray's entire 40-minute presentation -- and here it is. Watch Murray walk you through a series of stunning charts to explain why 2021 may indeed present us with a "changing world order."

Dot.com Mania of the Late 1990s: “Thinking of You”

Updated: February 2, 2021

Small traders are searching for change under couch cushions, so to speak, to find funds to speculate. With large traders, it's a "dot.com déjà vu." Take a look at this revealing chart and draw your own conclusions.

How Elliott Waves Help You Stay Patient (Taiwan in Focus)

Updated: January 29, 2021

Experienced traders and investors know: Patience and discipline are key to long-term success in the markets. Of course, staying patient is easier said than done! But watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor show you how the waves can help with this challenging task.

Will “King Dollar” Reign Supreme – Or, “Abdicate” the Throne?

Updated: January 28, 2021

U.S. dollar sentiment is so pessimistic that some observers are asking if the greenback will "collapse." Deep-pocketed trend-followers are placing big bets against the buck. However, investors may want to declare their independence from the "dump the dollar" crowd. Here's why.

Why Next Wave of Margin Calls Will Be FAR More “Disruptive” Than in 2000 or 2007

Updated: January 26, 2021

A major way that investors express conviction about a stock market trend is to borrow money to participate in that trend. Right now, market participants are employing margin to buy stocks as if a bear market has been indefinitely postponed. Learn why the current "margin debt mania" may be even more precarious than what occurred at the 2007 and 2000 tops.

2021: “A Changing World Order, Part 2”

Updated: January 22, 2021

In a recent video, our Head of Global Research showed you the precarious position the United States finds itself in today. Murray Gunn made this comment: "When empires fall, it is usually accompanied with a debauched currency." Now Murray is back with a Part 2 of the video, where he tells you which country might stand to benefit.

Here's What Places Global Bond Buyers at "High Risk"

Updated: January 21, 2021

Make no mistake: The bond market can be just as risky as the stock market. Yet, many global participants in the credit markets are complacent. Now is the time to learn about the "walking dead" or "zombie" firms.

See Why 2021 Could be a “Monumental Year” in Financial History

Updated: January 19, 2021

What can you learn when you look at the stock market -- the Dow Jones Industrial Average, specifically -- going all the way back to 1788? A lot! For one, clear Fibonacci proportions begin to emerge between multi-decade historical periods. What's more, the same Fibonacci proportions also begin to point to the year 2021 as a very important moment in financial history.

2021: “Is Currency Debasement Finally Having Consequences?”

Updated: January 15, 2021

"When empires fall, it is usually accompanied with a debauched currency," says our Head of Global Research Murray Gunn in this sobering overview as to why 2021 may usher in "a changing world order."

This Is How You Could’ve Spotted the Start of Silver’s Price Slide

Updated: January 14, 2021

On Jan. 6, the price of silver hit an intraday high of $27.97 and then took a swift slide. Find out how Elliott wave analysis helped to anticipate this turn. Here's a chart and commentary.

Indian Stocks: Does “Extraordinary Rally” Have Much Oomph Left?

Updated: January 13, 2021

India's Nifty stock index has been one of the global rally leaders since the pandemic's first-wave market lows last March -- up as much as 80%. Watch our Global Market Perspective contributor (who is on record with a bullish call for Asia last April) give you an important sentiment update.

Here’s Why Blind Contrarianism Failed in 2020

Updated: January 12, 2021

Does Elliott wave analysis and "contrarian" investing make good bedfellows? Sometimes. Indeed, quite often. Yet, not always. Get the insights you need to know.

Are Covid Lockdowns Bullish or Bearish for Stocks? FTSE 100 in Focus.

Updated: January 7, 2021

Is there a relationship between covid lockdowns and the performance of stocks? Before you say yes, let's closely examine a major global equity index to find out. Take a look at this revealing chart.

SPAC: How Long Will This “Money for Nothing” Trend Last?

Updated: January 5, 2021

"A 25-year-old became the youngest self-made billionaire" via this investment vehicle. What is it? A SPAC. Learn about this "hottest trend in Wall Street" and what it signifies.

Deflation in Bank Lending

Updated: December 31, 2020

Our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn highlights an interesting development in the banking sector that might mean the Fed doesn't get what it wants.

Cheers for the 2021 Stock Market and These “Great Expectations”

Updated: December 30, 2020

Many investors are positioning their portfolios for a continuation of rising stock prices. You might say professionals and novices alike hold "great expectations" for the market. Here's a glimpse of speculation on steroids.

Here’s What’s Almost “Never Rewarded” in the Stock Market

Updated: December 23, 2020

Certain investor behaviors repeat themselves during every market cycle. Thus, financial history has a lot to teach. Here's an important lesson that applies to the current market environment.

Winter Solstice and Stock Market: Is There a Connection?

Updated: December 22, 2020

The global stock market sell-off on December 21 was widely blamed on the new COVID-19 strain. But, did you realize that it was also the Winter Solstice? Before you brush it off, watch our Head of Global Research show you what stocks have done around this time of year during the 4 of the past 5 years.

Alert: Here’s What a Key “Risk Gauge” Reveals

Updated: December 22, 2020

Most investors are "throwing caution to the wind" when it comes to risk-assets. Yet, one group of investors is going against the tide. Discover their identity and learn exactly what they're doing now.

Was March 2020 Low the Start of a Long-Term BULL Market?

Updated: December 15, 2020

Authentic bull markets have one thing in common: They arise in the environment of deep pessimism. (Yes, pessimism.) Are we in that in that environment now? Hardly. In fact, if you look at some key charts we're about to show you, you'll see that the opposite is true. Watch our Global Market Strategist explain more.

Should You Prepare Your Portfolio for “The Roaring 2020s”?

Updated: December 15, 2020

Get ready for a redo of the "Roaring '20s," at least according to a prominent financial magazine. Bullish sentiment measures are through the roof. Yet, there's a big difference between the start of the 1920s and now. Find out more.

STOXX Europe 600 Index: Let’s Play a Simple Math Game…

Updated: December 11, 2020

Take a number; any number. Now take another one. Add them up. Next… well, we’ll let our Head of Global Research give you the rest of this fun little math game. Suffice it to say that at the end, you end up with a precise Fibonacci ratio, which has lots of relevance to the next move in EU stocks. Watch.

Why Most Investors Miss Major Stock Market Turns

Updated: December 10, 2020

Is Dow 100,000 just down the road? One financial commentator makes the case. At the same time, realize that extraordinarily bold forecasts usually occur at a particular juncture during a market's trend. Get the insights that you need to know.

SARS. Swine Flu. Covid-19. All 3 Were a Screaming “Buy!”

Updated: December 10, 2020

For investors worldwide, the biggest head-scratcher of 2020 has been the record-shattering stock market rallies since March -- despite the pandemic, shutdowns and huge economic damage. How can that be? Aren't stocks supposed to FALL on bad news, not RISE? Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor give you some surprising answers you won't see anywhere else.

A Fresh Perspective on Why Stock Market Continues to Defy News

Updated: December 8, 2020

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.

Taiwan and South Korea: Important Update

Updated: December 4, 2020

Five weeks ago, our analysis indicated that the two recent Asian-Pacific market leaders -- Taiwan and South Korea -- were due to rally in a specific part of their Elliott wave pattern. They did. Now, watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor give you an important update -- one with global stock market implications.

Yes, “Active Investment Managers” DO Behave Like the “Crowd”

Updated: December 1, 2020

Independent behavior in the investment world is rare -- even among professionals. See how money managers participate in "crowd behavior" like most everyone else. Take a look at these two informative charts.

Bulls vs. Bears: This Sentiment Survey Provides Important Insights

Updated: November 24, 2020

Could the Dow Industrials hit 40,000 in 2021? At least one analyst says "yes." Bullish sentiment "remains as strong as ever." Let's delve into the details as you take look at this chart.

Small Traders vs. Large Traders vs. Commercials: Who Is Right Most Often?

Updated: November 19, 2020

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 investors at this particular juncture.

Margin: How Stock Market Investors Are “Reaching for the Stars”

Updated: November 17, 2020

Financial history shows that many investors tend to approach the market aggressively just when they should be doing the opposite. A particular behavior that was prominently on display in the historic market years of 1929 and 2007 is showing up -- again! Here's what you need to know.

CAC 40: Revisiting Rue Quincampoix

Updated: November 13, 2020

The word "millionaire" was first created around 300 years ago on Rue Quincampoix in Paris, France. That's where money-printing inflation created illusion of wealth -- before the inevitable deflation took hold. Today, the French CAC 40 index holds a clue suggesting if another brush with deflation is ahead.

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.

FOMO: It’s Back

Updated: November 9, 2020

Germans are known to be frugal. But this year, new stock investments by German savers have soared. From the conventional standpoint, that's a bullish sign. But what about from an Elliott wave perspective? Our Global Markets Strategist explains using the charts of the DAX and DJIA.

How Elliott Waves Simplify Your Technical Analysis

Updated: November 5, 2020

If you’re a technically inclined investor, no doubt – you’ve heard of chart patterns such as the head and shoulders, double tops and bottoms, rectangle, falling and rising wedge, pennant and others. Learn how the Elliott wave model relates to all classic technical chart formations.

How to Stay Ahead of Price Turns in the U.S. Long Bond

Updated: October 29, 2020

Back in August, the volatility index for Treasury debt was at an all-time low. Bond market observers were discussing “fresh reasons to stay record bullish.” Yet, Elliott wave analysis was sending a different message. Let’s review.

What This Survey Reveals About Investor Sentiment

Updated: October 27, 2020

Many retail and professional investors remain bullish on the stock market -- even after a multi-month rally. Get insights into a recent investor survey -- plus, see a chart which shows how the current optimism matches up with similar levels of optimism in the past.

What's Next for Asia's Two Recent Stock Market Leaders?

Updated: October 23, 2020

Stocks in South Korea and Taiwan have been outperforming their regional counterparts. See our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor give you a glimpse of what's next for both, with an eye on the U.S. dollar.

Do These Explanations Make Sense for This Intraday Stock Market Turn?

Updated: October 21, 2020

Financial journalists say that stimulus uncertainty and coronavirus developments have caused stock market movements. Let’s see if this makes sense. Plus, get insights into how the market really works.

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

Updated: October 20, 2020

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.

Earnings Season: Here's What Stock Investors Need to Know

Updated: October 15, 2020

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

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

Updated: October 13, 2020

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.

India Investors: It's an Exciting Time

Updated: October 9, 2020

Reliance Industries, India's largest company, has fulfilled our bullish 2015 forecast. See where the stock is now -- plus, get new insights into today's important junctures in the Indian Rupee and SENSEX. Our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor explains.

How to Blend Elliott Waves with "Head & Shoulders"

Updated: October 9, 2020

You've heard of the "Head & Shoulders" price pattern. Here's how to look at it from an Elliott wave perspective -- our European Short Term Update editor explains using the chart of EuroSTOXX 50, a pan-European stock index.

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

Updated: October 1, 2020

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”

Updated: September 30, 2020

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.

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

Updated: September 25, 2020

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.

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

Updated: September 24, 2020

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

Updated: September 18, 2020

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.

The Fed's Problem? It Forgets This Old Adage

Updated: September 15, 2020

"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”

Updated: September 11, 2020

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.

Gold: "A STUNNING example of herding behavior"

Updated: September 11, 2020

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.

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

Updated: September 10, 2020

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”

Updated: September 10, 2020

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”

Updated: September 9, 2020

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"

Updated: September 4, 2020

"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?

Updated: September 3, 2020

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.

When It Comes to News vs. Markets, It's Not "What" -- It's "When"

Updated: August 27, 2020

At market tops, the news is full of positive stories. Near bottoms, it's full of negativity. That's why those who invest strictly on the news often buy at tops and sell at bottoms. Watch our Global Head of Research explain how to "read" the current tone of British news properly.

Bond Market's (Lack of) Volatility: "Calm Before the Craze"

Updated: August 27, 2020

The "lower and lower" interest-rate trend has been underway for 39 years! It's no surprise, then, that many bond market observers expect this trend to continue literally "forever." Take a look at this "record low" on the chart.

S&P 500: Revealing the “Real” Story About the Record High

Updated: August 25, 2020

Sometimes it pays to dig deeper than the financial headlines. Learn what is really going on with the broad stock market. You may be surprised.

“Panic about U.S. Dollar”: Echoes of 2008

Updated: August 20, 2020

Everyone shunned the U.S. dollar shortly before it bottomed in March 2008. Yet the greenback soon rallied and proved the dollar skeptics wrong. Look at a chart that recalls the extremely negative sentiment of 2008 -- and see how that relates to the attitudes towards the dollar here in 2020.

Why Stock Market Investors Need to Fasten Their Seatbelts

Updated: August 18, 2020

The stock market is a fractal, so present conditions never persist. Yet, many deep-pocketed market participants are placing a bet that stock market volatility will continue to be subdued. Here’s analysis that investors need to know.

Gold: See What This Fibonacci Ratio Says About Trend

Updated: August 13, 2020

Fibonacci ratios between rallies and declines – or waves, as we call them -- appear in all liquid markets. With that in mind, take a look at this gold chart we published the day before gold prices fell 6%.

Portfolio Cash Levels Hit New Extremes – And What This Likely Means

Updated: August 11, 2020

Learn about a sentiment indicator that provided “signals” during the market peak years of 1973, 2000 and 2007. Find out why this indicator is may be useful here in 2020.

NASDAQ vs. DJIA: Does the Recent Divergence Matter?

Updated: August 7, 2020

Since its March bottom below 7000, the NASDAQ has rallied over 4000 points to a new record high. The DJIA… not so much. It's not the first time we've seen a "languishing Dow and the ebullient NASDAQ." This excerpt from our new, August Elliott Wave Financial Forecast explains.

This Global Financial “Horror Story” Is Still Being Written

Updated: August 6, 2020

Why do many investment pros fail to generate superior investment performances – no better than most amateurs? Here are some insights – along with two instructive charts.

A Helpful Tool to Complement Your Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: August 6, 2020

You've heard the saying, "the trend is your friend." Sure, but how do you know the trend? Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor show you how to combine Keltner Channel with Elliott waves to answer this question. (Nikkei, Hang Seng, Singapore and Jakarta Composite in focus).

"Follow the Leader": Asian-Pacific Healthcare Stocks

Updated: August 5, 2020

Across the emerging markets, healthcare stocks are up some 80% off their March lows. Was there a way to forecast the rally? Yes. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor show you two charts explaining why, as early as May 1, we said healthcare was "the way to bet, for now."

U.S. Stocks: This Major Group of Investors is Sending a Signal

Updated: August 4, 2020

Heavy buying of U.S. stocks by this group of investors has usually served as an “excellent indicator.” A historical chart provides a case in point. Get the insights you need to know – and learn why these insights are relevant now.

A 90-Year-Old Investment Insight That's Relevant in 2020

Updated: July 29, 2020

July 28 was the birthday of Ralph N. Elliott, the discoverer of the Wave Principle, so we decided to pay tribute by sharing one of his key stock market observations. See how it applies here in 2020.

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.

This Stock Market Indicator Reaches “Lowest Level in Nearly 20 Years”

Updated: July 21, 2020

The rally in stocks has convinced many investors that the bull market is back. However, it’s wise to consult financial history. Here’s why.

Gold and Oil: Be Aware of the “Spike”

Updated: July 16, 2020

There’s a reason why stocks and commodities – like oil, gold and silver – tend to end bull markets differently. Get the insights you need to know as you take a look at these two charts.

Here’s Why You Can Forecast Markets Just by Looking at Chart Patterns

Updated: July 14, 2020

You’ve probably noticed that the small branches of a tree look similar to the big ones. Nature is replete with fractals, such as rivers and their tributaries, blood vessels and so on. The price charts of financial markets are also fractals. Here’s what this means for investors and traders…

China's Stock Market Rally: Predictable as Early as April 3, 2020

Updated: July 9, 2020

The Shanghai Composite and the Shenzhen component have been rising strongly. As usual, you're hearing lots of after-the-fact "reasons" as to why. But few, if any, mainstream experts were bullish in early April, in the thick of the pandemic. Here’s what helped us identify a bottom in China on April 3, 2020.

The Return of the Obnoxious Wall Street Hero

Updated: July 7, 2020

Investors’ attitude towards investment stars like Warren Buffet varies overtime – and it tells you a lot about the trend. Discover more in this free excerpt from our July 2020 Financial Forecast.

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.”

Markets "Make No Sense"? Try Elliott Waves (Parts I & II)

Updated: July 2, 2020

Mark Galasiewski, chief equity analyst for Asia and emerging markets with Elliott Wave International, explains how the Elliott Wave model can help investors make sense of apparently chaotic patterns in financial markets.

Stock Market: “Relevant Waves Vs. Irrelevant News”

Updated: July 2, 2020

Most financial writers link the stock market’s action with the news. However, the evidence suggests that news does not determine the stock market’s trend. Take a look at this chart.

A Reason to be “Extra-Attentive” to Stock Market Sentiment Measures

Updated: June 30, 2020

A number of market factors need to be considered when determining a forecast for a financial market. So, it’s best to consult more than a single indicator. Learn how EWI’s Chief Market Analyst puts a sentiment measure into context.

Europe: Forget Brexit -- Meet "Quitaly"

Updated: June 25, 2020

Britain's exit from the European Union was bad enough -- but at least the UK wasn't part of the eurozone. Italy is. What if Italy quits the euro? It's not as far-fetched as it seems. Watch our Head of Global Research explain.

U.S. Dollar: When Almost Everyone Is Bearish ...

Updated: June 24, 2020

Nothing beats the Elliott wave model for anticipating what's next for a widely traded financial market. At the same time, sentiment indicators can also be highly useful to market participants. With that in mind, let's examine the U.S. Dollar Index.

U.S. Dollar vs. Asian-Pacific Stocks

Updated: June 18, 2020

If you live or invest in Asia, keeping an eye the U.S. dollar can help you make better timing decisions. Except, some markets are an exception to this rule. Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor explain. (India, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore in focus.)

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.

Indian Stocks: See Why the Sell-Off Was in the…CHARTS

Updated: June 11, 2020

Today, after the fact, you'll read many explanations for the drop in Indian stocks. But see how a simple Elliott wave pattern warned about it ahead of time.

"349.22: The Key to the Puzzle"

Updated: June 5, 2020

Bull or bear? Investors want to know! Elliott waves often let you draw a clear, firm "line in the sand" that shows you if the larger trend is up or down. Watch our Head of Global Research explain using today's picture in a key European index.

The "Little Guy" Is Fully Committed to This Rally

Updated: June 4, 2020

Investor sentiment is one of the bedrocks of market trends. A sub-trend of the broad sentiment is that of "the little guy," the small traders. Watch our Global Market Strategist explain what the current "little guy" sentiment tells you about the market's next move.

Silver: How to Gauge the Crowd’s Mindset

Updated: June 4, 2020

Silver has been getting a lot of positive attention from traders. Indeed, the sentiment is reminiscent of other key junctures in silver’s price history. Here’s what you need to know now.

Chinese Yuan and Hong Kong Stocks: What's Next?

Updated: May 29, 2020

The yuan's been gaining against the greenback, fulfilling our long-standing forecast. The Elliott wave pattern in the Hang Seng, Hong Kong's flagship stock index, is also telling. Watch our Asian-Pacific market expert explain more.

Why Bear Market Rallies Are So Tricky

Updated: May 21, 2020

Many professional financial observers have opined that the stock market bottom is in. Yes, stocks have rallied since March 23, however, the return of this sentiment should give investors pause.

Crude Oil: See What a "30-Year Roadmap" Can Do

Updated: May 15, 2020

Would you believe that oil's entire journey -- since the first commercial well was drilled in 1859 -- fits neatly into the Elliott wave model? Watch our Global Markets Strategist show you the whole "roadmap" as he focuses especially on the last 30 years.

Anyone Can Learn Elliott: Watch a Child, College Student and Expert Count Elliott Waves.

Updated: May 14, 2020

Learning the Elliott Wave Principle might seem daunting. But in this video, you'll discover that just about anyone can count waves--even a third grader. If you're new to the Wave Principle or just want to brush up on the basics, you'll find yourself spotting patterns within minutes as you learn the building blocks of Elliott with a child, a college student and an expert.

Here’s a Key Stock-Market Indicator to Focus on Now

Updated: May 12, 2020

A time-tested stock-market indicator proved highly useful less than two weeks before the historic 2007 top. Learn about this indicator and why it’s especially relevant now. Here’s a chart for your review.

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.

Why This Wave is Usually a Market Downturn's Most Wicked

Updated: May 7, 2020

Each Elliott wave sports its own characteristics. Learn about the wave that usually generates “the greatest volume and price movement.” This chart shows that wave in action.

Is "Printing Money" the Only Way Out of This Crisis? No.

Updated: May 3, 2020

Today, a huge government and central bank fiscal stimulus is what almost everyone sees as the way out. But watch our Head of Global Research show an example from the Great Depression era that tells a different story.

How to Spot Future Stock Market Leaders

Updated: May 1, 2020

Stocks that lead higher off a bear-market low often continue to outperform their peers going forward. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor show you examples using TEAM, BABA and more.

"The Next Event Is Deflation."

Updated: April 30, 2020

On February 2, before the pandemic crashed ashore in Europe and the US, EWI’s Steven Hochberg and Peter Kendall chatted with David Keller of StockCharts.com. It was a lively, friendly, prescient interview.

What Do Breadth Indicators Show Next for Asia?

Updated: April 21, 2020

Right now, it's easy to get caught up in the daily market turmoil. But what does the big picture show? One way to find out is to look at a 200-day moving average. Watch our Asian-Pacific market analyst explain using India's Nifty and Korea's KOSPI charts.

View the Global Economy from 30,000 Feet

Updated: April 17, 2020

If you zoomed out and took a snapshot of the markets and global economy, you'd see a pandemic, tumultuous equities, a rout in oil, record-busting bailouts, buybacks under fire, and the Fed flexing its muscles as the specter of deflation looms. But what does it all mean, and why is it happening now? Listen as EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn, breaks it all down in this conversation on the Classic Business podcast.

This Indicator Flashed "Danger" for Chinese Stocks Well BEFORE Pandemic

Updated: April 16, 2020

While the news is mulling over "what the Chinese knew and when they knew it," from a technical analysis perspective it's mostly irrelevant for market timing. Watch our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor show you one indicator that flashed red well in advance.

Gold Bulls Charge Full Steam Ahead -- Over a ... Cliff?

Updated: April 16, 2020

In April, ETF holdings of gold soared to new records, as bulls pinned their hope on a Fed-led gold run. We remember the last time this kind of logic had gold investors looking UP. The year was 2012. Here’s what happened then.

To Navigate Markets in 2020, You Need Different Tools

Updated: April 14, 2020

For investors, the "paradigm shift" has arrived. Watch our Global Markets Strategist explain why Elliott waves are uniquely suited to help you navigate this challenging environment. (Focus: the "obscure" CoCo bonds.)

Be Aware of This Extreme Development in Gold

Updated: April 14, 2020

Financial history shows time and again that the investing crowd is generally on the wrong side at major turns. Precious metals serve as cases in point. Take a look at these two charts.

Use This Method to Spot the NEXT Big Turn in Crude Oil

Updated: April 9, 2020

Many blame oil's price plunge on the coronavirus and Saudi Arabia / Russia tensions. However, crude's dramatic price decline was in the cards well before these events. Take a look at this chart.

British Stocks: See Why the "Drama Is Not Over"

Updated: April 9, 2020

On January 29, our European Short Term Update told subscribers that "a dramatic decline" in the FTSE was directly ahead. Watch the Update's editor and our Global Head of Research show why he made that forecast -- and explain why the worst is likely not over for the UK stock market.

In Every Bear Market, One Asset Always Surges in Value – This One

Updated: April 7, 2020

The bull market is over for the stock market, but it may be just beginning for this financial asset labeled “trash” by the mainstream as recently as January. Here’s a chart which shows you the big jump in value.

Want Proof Markets Are NON-Rational? See This.

Updated: April 3, 2020

How can 1400 individual stocks, governed by a myriad of individual factors, fit into the same technical market pattern? There is only one logical answer. Watch our Asian-Pacific expert explain -- and show you how the COVID-19 pandemic fits into the same pattern.

Whitmer on Market Rallies

Updated: March 27, 2020

Brian Whitmer, our Global Markets Strategist, shows you what history says about big bear market rallies. He focuses on Europe, but you see the very same phenomenon in other regions -- including the US.

Emotional Markets: How to Handle Them

Updated: March 12, 2020

"Emotional markets are MORE orderly than non-emotional ones." This also means that emotional markets -- today's markets -- are MORE predictable. Yes, it sounds counter-intuitive. It's also true. Discover why in this insightful new video by our Global Markets Strategist, Brian Whitmer.

Coronavirus: Opportunities in the Chaos

Updated: March 2, 2020

Is the coronavirus to blame for the recent market mayhem? Might the chaos present opportunities for astute investors? EWI's Chief Asian-Pacific Analyst Mark Galasiewski and Socionomics Institute President Matt Lampert explain how you can get answers.

Junk Bonds: 2 “Golden” Junctures

Updated: February 13, 2020

The “golden ratio” is often found in the chart patterns of financial markets and often marks a key juncture. EWI’s Head of Global Research pinpoints not only one, but two “golden ratio” junctures in this chart.

How to Shrink Market “Maybes” Down to a Minimum

Updated: January 28, 2020

Would you like to learn an analytical method that doesn't depend on the news and helps you to actually anticipate market moves? You can -- 100% free. Tap into the invaluable insights of the Wall Street classic, Elliott Wave Principle: Key to Market Behavior.

While Australia Burned, Real Estate Prices...Rose?

Updated: January 22, 2020

An observer might guess that the unprecedented brushfires which devastated properties in Australia would have deterred people from buying homes. Not so. Fundamental analysis usually disappoints. That's why our analysts use the Elliott wave model. Find out how.

This Stock Market Sentiment Measure Hits a Record High

Updated: January 14, 2020

This chart of a stock market sentiment measure is revealing.

Why Gold Was Set to Rise BEFORE the U.S. / Iran Clash

Updated: January 9, 2020

Many investors believe gold is a “safe haven” investment. So, is that why the precious metal’s price has risen since the U.S. airstrike which killed an Iranian general? Well, take a look at our gold forecast before that airstrike.

Does the U.S. / Iran Conflict Spell Trouble for Stocks?

Updated: January 7, 2020

Financial journalists linked the U.S. airstrike in Iraq which killed an Iranian general with the DJIA’s triple-digit decline on Jan. 3. But, was the airstrike the real reason for the stock market’s tumble? Learn what market sentiment and the Elliott wave model were saying before Jan. 3.

The Euro Rally and a Key Fibonacci Ratio

Updated: December 31, 2019

The Golden Ratio is highly useful in forecasting financial markets. For example, our U.S. Short Term Update editor let subscribers know what he expected for the euro in just a week's time -- based on a .618 retracement level. Here's what happened.

Investors: Are You in Danger of Emotion-Driven Decisions? You're Not Alone.

Updated: December 31, 2019

Bitcoin's 2018 crash showcases the ability of Elliott wave analysis to combat the sudden, speculative need of more, more, more!

2 MORE Signs of an Epic Financial Complacency

Updated: December 27, 2019

As the longest bull market in history persists, many investors are complacent about stocks and other risk assets. Ironically, volatility has a way of erupting just when investors increase their bullish bets. This chart is enlightening.

Learn 4 Types of Price Gaps -- and Predict Trends Better

Updated: December 26, 2019

You've seen them: Those blank spaces on a chart where the price "jumps" so fast that it leaves a gap behind. Price gaps. Did you know there are 4 types of gaps? Watch our Trader's Classroom editor show you how to put them to good use.

Stock Market “Melt-Up”? Here’s What You Need to Know

Updated: December 23, 2019

Right now, some equity strategists are calling for a stock market “melt-up.” Is there evidence for such a forecast or does this expression of market enthusiasm merely describe a rise that has already occurred? Let’s look at another time when the term “melt-up” was widely mentioned...

Why Gold’s Next Big Move Might Surprise Many Investors

Updated: December 19, 2019

Some of the biggest financial players on earth are entranced by the glimmer of gold. They see higher prices ahead and mention a specific price target. This isn’t the first time that institutional investors have been bullish on the yellow metal. Take a look at this chart...

A “Buy Signal” for This Global Stock Market?

Updated: December 12, 2019

Some global markets get more coverage than others. Let us call your attention to one market that may not get a lot of headlines, but which may present investors with a current opportunity. Our global analyst explains why...

Prechter on Gold

Updated: December 11, 2019

In November, EWI's CEO Robert Prechter presented to a rapt group of investors at the New Orleans Investment Conference. In this 5-minute segment, he shows how Elliott waves rule the metal and laid out what's coming in the next several years.

How the Stock Market Can Turn on a Dime

Updated: October 31, 2019

Investor psychology plays out in the same patterns everywhere in the world. In other words, investor behavior in one country does not differ from any other country. With that in mind, the dramatic price action in this nation's main stock index should give pause to stock investors everywhere. Take a look at this stunning chart...

U.S. Dollar: a Classic Price Pattern You’ll See Again (and Again)

Updated: October 22, 2019

A currency strategist just cited "fundamental" reasons for the recent price action in the U.S. Dollar Index. Yet, EWI anticipated these price moves -- including the greenback's decline -- before these fundamentals developed. Learn about this classic chart pattern...

1, 2, 3… Third "Mania" in Progress Now

Updated: October 17, 2019

When you observe market behavior for a couple of decades, you'll see some things you'd never thought were possible. Watch our Financial Forecast co-editor share what has surprised him over the years -- and what he's watching now.

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.

How to Set Price Targets with Elliott Waves

Updated: October 17, 2019

You probably know that Elliott wave analysis has three strict rules, plus a handful of guidelines. When you apply them to price charts, you can set realistic price targets -- short- or long-term. Watch as our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor shows you how.

How to Add "Certainty" to Your Elliott Wave Forecasts

Updated: October 16, 2019

All market forecasting is… well, forecasting. Meaning, there are no guarantees. Elliott wave analysis is not fool-proof, either. Still, see if this tip from our Head of Global Research helps you add confidence to your wave counts.

Can U.S. Financial Authorities Prevent a Bear Market?

Updated: October 15, 2019

The widespread notion persists that central banks hold a large sway over financial markets. No less than the chief economist of a major global bank just expressed that view. EWI's analysts argue otherwise. Here's why it's unwise to view the Fed or other financial authorities as a "safety net" for stock investors...

Here's the Single Key Difference Between Market Tops and Bottoms

Updated: October 15, 2019

Traders have many tools to spot short-term trend reversals. But if you're an investor, how do you know which way the tide is flowing? Watch our European Financial Forecast editor explain the key difference between market tops and bottoms every investor should know about.

Learn to Count Waves Correctly… 4 Minute Clip

Updated: October 8, 2019

There are some basic rules to follow when you put Elliott wave labels on a price chart. Watch this quick clip for a few simple dos and don’ts. (Market in focus: Starbucks, SBUX).

The "Space Race": What Stock Investors Should Know

Updated: October 8, 2019

The DJIA started a 36% decline near the time a major magazine published a story about man's ambition to go to the moon. Just recently, the same magazine featured an almost identical cover. Here's what EWI's analysts have to say about it ...

Lyft, Uber, WeWork, and on: From IPO Unicorns to Downed Horses

Updated: October 3, 2019

Lyft, Uber, Peloton, WeWork, Endeavor -- the list of "unicorn" startups suffering the dreaded IPO-curse continues, prompting one October 1 Yahoo Finance to confirm: "The tides are turning for the IPO market." However, as early as last November Elliott waves already warned that investors were in for a "harsh" buzz kill. The full story can't be missed.

A "Manufactured" Reason for This Stock Market Sell-Off

Updated: October 3, 2019

EWI continues to shout from the rooftop that news and events do not determine the stock market's trend. Yet, many investors continue to believe so. Here's what the price pattern of the stock market would look like if investors actually reacted to the day's news rationally...

How to Avoid a 90% Crash

Updated: September 26, 2019

"Five waves up" means that a trend change is nigh. Two charts provide an example of how Elliott wave analysis nailed a top in an unconventional financial asset that went on to plunge as much as 90%. Now is the time to see what our analysts see for major U.S. financial markets...

How to Spot a 178-Year-Old Firm's Collapse… 2 Years Ago

Updated: September 24, 2019

On Sept. 22, Britain's Thomas Cook, the world’s 2nd largest travel agency, collapsed. The 178-year-old brand blamed it on many factors: weather, terrorism, Brexit… But would you believe that Elliott waves foresaw the demise as early as 2017? See this unbelievable chart for yourself.

"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…

A Glaring Display of the Financial Crowd's "Madness"

Updated: September 10, 2019

History provides glaring examples of financial "madness" among investors, including the South Sea Bubble of 1720. What does this have to do with 2019? These two charts help explain …

Silver: This Indicator Reaches "Record Extreme"

Updated: September 5, 2019

The price of silver has been surging, and many investors are jumping on board, including Wall Street professionals. Should you follow? Take a look at this indicator...

30-Year Treasuries: "3rd of a 3rd" Vs. Now

Updated: September 4, 2019

The price action of the 30-year U.S. Treasury bonds had been on a tear in mid-summer -- rising nearly every day. Now, a shift has taken place. Get our insights as you take a look at this chart...

Gold Fever: Just How Hot?

Updated: August 28, 2019

"Gold fever" was running high prior to the yellow metal's all-time high in September 2011. Now, gold fever is back. Learn how today's sentiment toward gold compares with 2011 -- and, what it may mean...

A Revealing Insight into the "Personality" of the Stock Market's Unfolding Elliott Wave

Updated: August 20, 2019

Every Elliott wave has a "personality," or specific characteristics. Get important insights into the current wave so you can prepare for what our analysts anticipate next in the stock market.

A Simple Indicator to Combine with Your Elliott Waves

Updated: August 16, 2019

Every Elliott wave analysis, trader or investor has his or her own favorite supporting technical indicator. You probably do, too. Want to learn another one?

S&P 500 Index: Clear Signs of an "Ebbing Ebullience"

Updated: August 15, 2019

Investor psychology drives stock market prices. So, it pays to study sentiment measures. This chart shows two sentiment measures that warned of the current stock market sell-off in early July.

What Investor Risk Tolerance Today Suggests for Stocks Tomorrow

Updated: August 13, 2019

When investors go from "full steam ahead" to shunning risk, watch out! This change in investor psychology can show up as rapid price moves in the stock market. With that in mind, consider these two ways to gauge investors' risk tolerance...

What Baseball's "Bonkers" Homeruns Tell You About the Stock Market

Updated: August 5, 2019

As stocks are flashing red on Wall Street, what indicators can you turn to in order to figure out the stock market's next move? Watch as the co-editor of our monthly Financial Forecast shares with you an indicator you won't see anywhere else.

Look Who's Plowing $1,000,000,000,000 into Stocks

Updated: August 1, 2019

Some of the biggest players on Wall Street include institutional investors like pension funds and mutual funds. There's another group of "big players" that is taking its stock market investments into the stratosphere. This ties in with what the July Elliott Wave Theorist has to say...

One Big Reason to Beware Mainstream Market Forecasts

Updated: July 30, 2019

Market opinions are a dime a dozen. Investors would do well to ignore most of them. Here's why...

A Big Sign of an Epic Financial Complacency

Updated: July 25, 2019

Why engage in the effort of stock market research when you can just buy an index fund? That seems to be the attitude of an explosive number of investors. One CEO of a capital firm describes the passive investing trend as "herding behavior." Indeed, the July Elliott Wave Theorist predicts where this herding behavior will take stock market prices into the year 2021...

Chinese Stocks: "Simple Contrarian Observation"

Updated: July 23, 2019

So-called "bad news" is not always bad for stocks. When U.S. tariffs were imposed on Chinese imports, many investors held an unfavorable outlook for the Shanghai Composite. However, one of EWI's global analysts took a different stance. Take a look at these two charts

A Big Bank with Big Troubles: Financial Crisis 2.0?

Updated: July 16, 2019

Many big financial institutions faced bankruptcy during the 2007-2009 crisis, and now -- a reminder of that turbulent time. A major global bank has been facing serious financial challenges -- and developments are only getting worse. Take a look at this chart and commentary from EWI's Global Market Perspective...

How Investors Get Fooled by Financial Headline “Flip-Flops”

Updated: June 11, 2019

On June 7, the Dow Industrials climbed 263 points even as the latest U.S. jobs numbers disappointed. See how financial journalists scrambled to make the big news of the day fit the stock market's price action -- and learn how to forecasts stocks without relying on the news.

U.S. / China Trade: Why the Media's Favorite Market "Catalyst" Misleads

Updated: May 30, 2019

The financial press is filled with stories that link the status of U.S. / China trade talks with the stock market's action. Just a little research will show you why linking the two is misleading...

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.

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks?

Updated: May 21, 2019

The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confidence numbers. But, is consumer sentiment a "cause" or an "effect"?

Real Estate: Will Prices Stay Unaffordable?

Updated: May 15, 2019

"U.S. Median Single-Family Median Annual Sales Price" may be a mouthful, but the chart you'll see in this 2-minute video is anything but confusing. Watch where prices have gone from the 1980s through today -- and see a clear conclusion as to what's next.

You Can Outsmart the "Smart Money" Crowd

Updated: May 6, 2019

This chart from our May Elliott Wave Financial Forecast shows you a setup that speaks volumes about the next move in the stock market: Large Specs' current net-short position in VIX futures.

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.

How to Get Ahead of the Investing Crowd BEFORE It Moves

Updated: April 25, 2019

Even though their hard-earned money is at stake, most investors do not rigorously research financial markets. Instead, they look to others for clues, often without checking a thing. Learn why EWI believes this is a financially dangerous strategy.

Beware the Slippery Ways of Crude Oil

Updated: April 16, 2019

It's been costing more to fill up at the gas pump, and many oil market observers are calling for even higher prices. However, we've been here before. Get our analyst's insights as you take a look at these two crude oil charts...

Speculators’ Verdict on Stock Market's Future Volatility

Updated: April 9, 2019

Many Main Street investors are probably unaware that some of the highest-paid Wall Street professionals are consistently wrong at major market turns. With that in mind, learn about an extreme consensus these professionals have reached on this aspect of the stock market, so you can confidently prepare for what's next...

Your "Single Most Reliable Indicator" for Market Turns

Updated: April 2, 2019

This indicator helps to keep you ahead of turns in stocks, bonds, gold, oil and other financial markets. Learn about it, and see two bond charts which provide a historic example of how this "reliable" signal works...

Why This Forecasting Method Fits the Stock Market Like a Glove

Updated: March 21, 2019

Elliott wave analysis is well-suited for a trend that's going on in stock market investing today. Learn about that trend, and why the Elliott wave method is ideal for many investors.

A Question of Timing: Technical Vs. Fundamental Analysis

Updated: March 19, 2019

Technical analysis of the stock market is largely ignored by the financial press these days, despite evidence that this is a superior approach to fundamental analysis. See why that is, plus learn when you can expect technical analysis to make a return in popularity.

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.

What’s a "Closing Streak" – And Why You Should Watch for Them

Updated: March 12, 2019

The late legendary market analyst Paul Macrae Montgomery made a notable observation about stock market "closing streaks." Learn what they are, and why this observation is relevant now as you take a look at this chart...

Gold Prices: What's next?

Updated: March 4, 2019

Central bankers are worse market timers than you might expect. See why in this free excerpt from our latest, March 2019 Financial Forecast.

Useful Stock Market Forecasts Must Address This Question

Updated: February 28, 2019

Anyone can make a market forecast, and pundits routinely do. But most of these forecasts fail to address this crucial question...

A Different Type of Stock Market "Panic" -- Again

Updated: February 21, 2019

A stock market "panic" is usually associated with investors rushing for the door all at once. But, here in early 2019, one financial strategist for a major firm is talking about a different kind of panic. It's a reminder of what was discussed in early 2018, just before the big jump in volatility.

Sentiment: Many Names, SAME Message

Updated: February 20, 2019

There are different ways to measure investor sentiment. One of those ways is to look at the cash allocation percentages in portfolios. But, here's a sentiment gauge that is not often discussed as such...

"Change the Way You Look at the Markets (and Life)”

Updated: February 14, 2019

In this short interview, Derek Bruce sits down with Steve Hochberg, co-editor of the Elliott Wave Financial Forecast and editor of the Short Term Update, to discuss his workshop at the Orlando MoneyShow, what drew him to the Wave Principle and sage advice for beginners.

Financial History Shows How Sentiment Extremes Repeat

Updated: February 7, 2019

A renowned economist uttered a highly optimistic stock market forecast just three days before the 1929 crash. Will this "echo" some 90 years later serve as another warning?

The Last Time This Indicator Did THIS, the Market Gave Investors a MAJOR Opportunity

Updated: February 6, 2019

Watch this video from the just-published February 2018 issue of Elliott Wave Financial Forecast and see a jaw-dropping extreme on one sentiment indicator. If history is any indicator, it screams opportunity for some investors and danger for others.

Why You Should Be Wary of the "January Indicator"

Updated: February 5, 2019

Some observers are saying that January's stock market rally means the rest of 2019 should be positive. But, let's take a closer look at the "January Indicator"...

Do Corporate Earnings Matter to the Stock Market?

Updated: February 1, 2019

The notion that "earnings drive stock prices" powers a lot of research on Wall Street. See a chart that torches this assumption.

This Investment Straddles "A $1 Trillion Powder Keg"

Updated: February 1, 2019

Did you know that Enron's bonds enjoyed an "investment grade" rating just four days before it went bankrupt? Unfortunately true. And, today, other companies and their bonds sit atop "a $1 trillion powder keg." Learn why...

Dramatic Stock Action: "No Time to Get Out"

Updated: January 24, 2019

Most major stock market moves catch the majority of investors by surprise. Sometimes, there is "no time to get out." Take a look at these two charts.

Will U.S.-China Trade Deal Fuel This Stock Market Rally?

Updated: January 22, 2019

Financial journalists regularly cite the news of the day as a reason for why the stock market is going up or down. But, what if the stock market reverses during the trading day? Amazingly, the financial press often cite the same news as the reason! Learn what really drives the stock market's trend.

Don’t Blame China’s Tariffs for Soybeans’ 2018 Slump

Updated: January 17, 2019

From spring 2018 to late September, soybean prices plunged 20% to end at their lowest level in a decade. Mainstream experts were united: The catalyst was China's 25% import tax on U.S. soybeans. Our story sows a very different seed.

How "Irrationality" Rules the Stock Market Crowd

Updated: January 14, 2019

A recent article says that "the markets are behaving like an irrational teenager," referring to the big jump in volatility since October. But is the market ever driven by pure logic? Learn the real reason why investors do what they do.

Stocks: "A Perfect Meeting of Two Upper Channel Lines"

Updated: January 11, 2019

The Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle, notes that "a parallel trend channel typically marks the upper and lower boundaries of an impulse wave, often with dramatic precision." Learn how knowledge of trend channels helped EWI to nail the all-time high in the S&P 500 index.

This Group Has NEVER Predicted a Down Stock Market Year

Updated: January 4, 2019

At the start of a new year, mainstream stock market pundits always find a way to predict a good year. By contrast, those with a bearish outlook are often labeled as "gloom and doomers." Whom should you trust? It depends on the stock market's larger Elliott wave picture.

Some Rallies Are Real. Some Are “Fake.” Here’s How to Tell Them Apart.

Updated: January 2, 2019

Is the stock market's main trend up or down? It's a basic question that Elliott wave analysis helps you answer -- and thus anticipate countertrend moves that fool others. Learn what Elliott waves suggested two trading days before the DJIA's record 1086-point leap.

"The Story of the Year"

Updated: December 31, 2018

Think back to late summer. Stocks are rising; FAANGs are leading the pack. Earnings are reassuring. The unemployment is low; the economy is strong. Why worry?

Litecoin: Knocked Out Cold -- or Just Dazed?

Updated: December 28, 2018

Between November and mid-December, Litecoin was pummeled to a 14-month low... before shakily getting back up on its feet. According to this indicator, the market's moves were right on schedule.

Want to Know the Fed’s Next Move? Pay Attention to This Signal

Updated: December 28, 2018

Many might think that the “reality” in question is that “higher interest rates are bad for the stock market.” But that’s not what this story is about. There is a different reality that Fed has continued to ignore for at least two decades.

"One of the Best Investments" of 2018… and 2019?

Updated: December 27, 2018

Two months before the Dow's October all-time high, we told subscribers about "one of the best investments." At the time, much of the investment world disagreed... until now.

This Market Myth Has Crushed Countless Portfolios

Updated: December 13, 2018

Many investors believe that it's a bullish sign when the market brushes off bad news. Yes, at the start of a new bull market, stock prices rise even as bad news lingers from the prior bear market. But there are other times in the market's cycle when acting on this belief can be damaging to your portfolio. Find out more...

How to Predict a Big Jump in Stock Market Volatility

Updated: December 11, 2018

Many investors are surprised when the stock market changes trend. Yet, change has been the only constant throughout the market's history. Even the "big boys" on Wall Street get caught off-guard. Consider the stock market's 2018 jump in volatility...

“Cash Is Trash”? Look at This Chart.

Updated: December 6, 2018

When most investors shun a particular asset class, that's usually the time to look upon it favorably. This particular financial asset had been kicked to the curb by big Wall Street players and Main Street investors alike. This chart provides a historic perspective...

Stocks’ Seasonal Tendencies: Why Context is Key

Updated: November 28, 2018

"Sell in May and go away." "Santa Claus rally." These are just two sayings that have to do with the stock market's seasonal tendencies. But, investors need to know more. Here are insights that EWI recently offered to subscribers...

United Technologies Corp. (UTX): Turning “Opinions” into Trading Opportunities

Updated: November 23, 2018

Go ahead and pull up a price chart of the big-board listed stock, United Technologies Corporation (UTX). Now, just by looking at it, can you tell where the next trade setup will be? Very few traders can -- these charts explain one way to do it.

Last Nail in the FAANG Coffin?

Updated: November 21, 2018

Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google (Alphabet) have been so adored by investors that this group of stocks was given its own acronym -- FAANG. But, on Nov. 19, all five of these names were in bear market territory. Here's why EWI's analysts were not surprised...

One Curiosity That Happens Repeatedly Near Stock Market Tops

Updated: November 15, 2018

Is the Dow headed for 50,000, 100,000, or even 1,000,000? Some stock market observers think so. Here's what EWI has observed about the timing of such bold market predictions ...

Corporate Investors Are Awful Market Timers – Here’s Why

Updated: November 14, 2018

Many investors might assume that corporate buybacks indicate the best times to buy a company's shares. History shows otherwise! Learn why corporate stock market timing is usually wrong.

Disney Co. (DIS): From Bar Pattern to Bullish Breakout

Updated: November 13, 2018

In mid-2018, Disney stock was mired in fundamental gridlock with no clear direction for prices. In his June 5 Trader's Classroom lesson editor Jeffrey Kennedy offered one reason why Disney was headed higher. From there, Disney took off in a powerful rally to 3-year highs. Find out what drove the bullish forecast.

The Public Buys the Dip, the Rally – and the High?

Updated: November 8, 2018

You might think that October's wild stock market ride would have left investors quaking in their boots. Not so. Indeed, most investors are unfazed. This chart provides insight into the investing public's sentiment.

Will "Cash on the Sidelines" Save This Market?

Updated: November 6, 2018

Many investors believe that "cash on the sidelines" is bullish for the stock market. But, as our Elliott Wave Financial Forecast has noted: "The market is in charge, not the cash." This chart proves the point...

Why This Stock Market Indicator is Important to Watch NOW

Updated: November 1, 2018

Two months before the 2007 stock market top, the Elliott Wave Financial Forecast said, "The record suggests that falling prices lie directly ahead for the U.S. market." The reference was to the "record" of one particular indicator. Learn about this indicator and why it's relevant to 2018... and beyond.

Why the World of Investing Often Seems Wacky

Updated: October 30, 2018

The stock market often seems to defy logic. Consider that good news is often followed by plummeting prices, and bad news is often followed by rising prices. Here's how to make sense of it all...

It’s Bigger Than U.S. Markets. This Story is Global.

Updated: October 29, 2018

From U.S. real estate, to the euro vs. the dollar, to stocks in China and India -- as always, our Global Market Perspective gives you a thorough 30,000-ft overview of big global trends you must know about.

The Unexpected "Why" Behind This Stock Market Volatility

Updated: October 24, 2018

The stock market's big jump in volatility in recent weeks caught many hedge fund managers and deep-pocketed speculators by surprise. But EWI subscribers were prepared. Learn why this chart played a big role in the preparation.

How “Market Fundamentals” Can Get You into Hot Water

Updated: October 18, 2018

The Oct. 15 U.S. Short Term Update said: "The financial press and most talking heads need to find some outside causality to 'explain' why a particular market move occurs." Learn why acting on analysis from "talking heads" can lead you astray.

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.

One Key Measure of Stock Market Valuation is Higher Than Ever

Updated: October 11, 2018

Why do major stock market reversals always take most investors by surprise, even though these changes have happened repeatedly throughout market history? Here's an insight that EWI hopes you will always remember.

An Analyst. A Trader. A “Head & Shoulders.” See What Happened Next.

Updated: October 4, 2018

Classic chart patterns like the Head & Shoulders can work beautifully with Elliott wave analysis. See how two market experts – an analyst and a trader – have put their joint skills to the test in taking advantage of a recent bullish opportunity in Prudential (PRU).

A Comprehensive, Cohesive View of Global Markets

Updated: October 3, 2018

From what the success of the movie “Crazy Rich Asians” tells you about global social mood, to a 50-year Elliott wave-labeled chart of Hong Kong’s Hang Seng stock index, to an important technical development in the DAX charts, our October Global Market Perspective leaves few stones unturned – watch.

Successful Traders "Learn to Do Something That Almost No One Else Can Do"

Updated: October 1, 2018

Many people speculate in financial markets but only a relative few "make the grade." Learn what separates the wannabes from those who are "immensely rewarded for their skills."

How Financial Media Pundits Usually Miss the Real Stock Market News

Updated: September 28, 2018

The best clue of what's next for the stock market is revealed by the market itself. In other words, the DJIA's chart -- by itself -- reveals a wealth of information. See for yourself in this chart.

Is the Stock Market Random or Patterned?

Updated: September 18, 2018

Many stock market observers believe that prices are random and unpredictable. You might think so, too. Yet, our experience proves that repetitive, predictable price patterns show up in market charts at all degrees of trend. See for yourself.

Stocks: This Investment Decision Can be Worse Than "Buy-and-Hold"

Updated: September 14, 2018

"Buy the dip" became standard investment advice as far back as the 1980s bull market. The phrase continues to be used in 2018. See how "buying the dip" can turn into a nightmare.

Bitcoin’s 13% Plunge: The REAL Path to its “Bloodbath”

Updated: September 10, 2018

In just 24 hours on September 5-6, the world's largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, plunged 13%. Many experts blamed the fall on a report that Goldman Sachs was ditching its crypto-trading desk plans. Here's a different take -- ours.

This Accounts for 48% of the NASDAQ's Push Higher

Updated: September 4, 2018

There's much more to knowing the trend than seeing whether stocks closed in positive or negative territory on any given day. It usually pays to "look under the hood" of the stock market a little deeper. Here's one of the more important factors to examine.

Singapore: From Pessimistic to "Crazy Rich"

Updated: August 31, 2018

Singapore is a wealthy, global financial center. Even so, consumer confidence in the city-state has taken big dips at times. Here's how to put these dips into a useful, investment-focused perspective.

Gold Ends 6-Month-Long Losing Streak... for Now?

Updated: August 30, 2018

As 2018 began, gold stood at a 17-month high, with all fundamental signs pointing prices UP. Instead, the precious metal turned down in a relentless, 6-month-long losing streak. What happened, and what may come next --

Are You Awaiting the Next Stock Market "Catalyst"?

Updated: August 28, 2018

The August Elliott Wave Theorist says, "In recent months, the media have focused on news as causal to stock market movements." Here's an important insight that investors need to know.

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

Facebook: From "Skyrocket" to "Air Pocket"

Updated: August 16, 2018

Have you ever wondered why market observers sometimes ignore "bad news" -- but, at other times, focus on it entirely? Here's the key insight that you need to know, as we focus on the sentiment surrounding Facebook.

Why Oil Prices Fell -- Stockpiles or Price Pattern?

Updated: August 16, 2018

On August 15, crude oil prices plunged 3% to a two-month low. Many experts cited a shockingly bearish same-day inventory report as the catalyst. One look at these charts, though, and you'll see a very different side to the story.

Before Blaming DJIA’s Sell-Off on Turkey, Consider This

Updated: August 13, 2018

It would be easy to blame the Dow Jones Industrial Average's triple-digit Friday (Aug. 10) sell-off on an escalating financial crisis in Turkey and a very anti-Turkey same-day tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump. But "easy" isn't always right.

Aussie PayPal Explodes Higher

Updated: August 3, 2018

See the June 2018 GMP forecast - and what happened since then - for yourself. The August chart speaks for itself. Don't miss it.

Keeping a "Watch" on Signs of a Financial Top

Updated: August 1, 2018

The optimism that drives financial markets higher also drives the pursuit of luxury. This has been evident throughout financial history. Learn how this insight is relevant in 2018.

Why Stock Market Corrections Trick So Many Investors

Updated: July 19, 2018

At certain points in the trend, the stock market's countertrend moves can convince investors that the old trend has resumed. This may translate into investors missing opportunities or buying at the wrong times. Learn how history is tied to the current market environment.

Stocks: When "Sentiment is Strikingly Suited” for a Major Stock Market Event

Updated: July 16, 2018

The Elliott wave model provides perspective on the market's general position and outlook. When sentiment measures are aligned with the Elliott wave analysis, an investor has the basis for a high-confidence forecast. See what EWI's subscribers saw around the time of the DJIA's peak.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): Earnings vs. Elliott wave analysis

Updated: July 10, 2018

According to mainstream economic wisdom, earnings data is king to determining a financial market's price trend. But if that were true, then why did Regeneron Pharmaceuticals plunge 35% in late 2017 -- after one of its most positive earnings reports ever? The answer might surprise you.

What Does Mega-Merger Mania Say About the Stock Market?

Updated: June 20, 2018

First AT&T-Time Warner. Now Disney and Comcast's battle over Fox. History says these mega-mergers send a signal about the stock market's trend. Discover what it is in this clip from an interview with EWI's Murray Gunn on WSVA radio.

How Not to Get Fooled by This Stock Market Cycle

Updated: June 19, 2018

The patterns of investor psychology never change. For example, investors tend to go "all in" near tops. Learn how this applies to recent market history.

Stock Market Risk Just Took a Big Jump – Here’s Why

Updated: June 14, 2018

It seems strange, but the stock market is an arena of human activity where the professionals usually fail when it counts the most -- at major turns. With that in mind, learn how the past is related to what's going on now.

How Investor Psychology Has Reached a Critical Juncture

Updated: June 7, 2018

It happened just weeks before the historic October 2007 stock market top: Investors had "become utterly unconcerned with risk," as the September 2007 Elliott Wave Theorist remarked. With that in mind, this update on investor psychology should interest every market participant...

Have Bear Markets Been Permanently Banned?

Updated: June 1, 2018

As far as we know at EWI, bear markets have not been banned. And, unless history stops repeating itself, another one is inevitable. Yet, even after a nine-year upturn, some market observers continue to anticipate only temporary dips.

Here's What a Financial Top Tastes Like

Updated: May 25, 2018

Financial tops and indulgence go hand-in-hand. The same psychology drives them both. A review of the past provides us with clues about what today's extravagances might imply.

Why You Should Brace Yourself for Big Financial Changes

Updated: May 22, 2018

Those who linearly extrapolate social and financial trends into the future are usually surprised when big changes occur. Now is the time to learn what EWI anticipates next for financial markets, the economy and society.

How This One Stock Market Indicator Prepares You for What's Next

Updated: May 16, 2018

EWI's analysts know the technical indicators which have proven their value over the years. One of these time-tested indicators is sending a warning that should be of interest to every investor .

3 Mega-Bets on 1 Mega-Trend: Uh Oh!

Updated: May 14, 2018

Huge business bets on the future often occur at landmark stock market tops. Here is why that is important to know right now.

How This Classic Market Theory Can Warn You of Big Turns

Updated: May 1, 2018

Dow Theory nailed the market declines of 2000 and 2007. Here's what you need to know about Dow Theory non-confirmations and big bear markets.

What to Expect at a Critical Market Point: End of a Wave 2 Rally

Updated: April 24, 2018

Each Elliott wave has its own "personality." Learn about the market's recent characteristics, and what they suggest about the stock market's next big move.

Look Beyond Earnings – Here’s Why

Updated: April 19, 2018

The prevailing wisdom on Wall Street is that corporate earnings drive stock prices. See a chart that tells the real story.

“Oops, They Did It Again"

Updated: April 18, 2018

Financial history often repeats. This group of investors nearly always "make their biggest commitments when major trends are about to reverse." See why this is relevant to stock market investors in 2018.

Is War "Hell" for the Stock Market?

Updated: April 17, 2018

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

Fibonacci Reveals the Stock Market's Next Big Move

Updated: April 6, 2018

The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Elliott Wave Principle. The stock market's price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.

90% of Traders Lose Money. Some Don’t…

Updated: April 4, 2018

Following its late September 2017 IPO debut, stock bulls were cuckoo for Roku, Inc. (ROKU). But a simple Elliott wave pattern suggested the initial "honeymoon period" may be short-lived. See what happened next.

Trade War to Trading Floor: The Picture May Not Be What It Seems

Updated: April 3, 2018

Fact: On March 23, lean hog prices plunged to a 4-month low. Not a fact: Hogs started falling the moment trade threats started flying between the U.S. and China. Here's how events really unfolded.

When You See THIS Wave Pattern, Pay Attention

Updated: April 3, 2018

You learn a lot by you observing and forecasting the markets 20+ years. Jeffrey Kennedy, our Trader's Classroom editor, tells you which part of the basic Elliott wave pattern offers you a high-probability of staying on the right side of the market. (And no, it's not the 3rd wave!)

Why This Investment Strategy Can Cost You Big

Updated: March 26, 2018

Most money managers measure success by whether they "beat a benchmark" like the S&P. Yet, data show that over 90% of them come up short. We'd like to share some thoughts on why it's a wrong goal to begin with.

Strongmen Everywhere!

Updated: March 21, 2018

Vladimir Putin. Recep Erdogan. Abdel el-Sisi. And now Xi Jinping. What do the new authoritarians have in common? What does their rise to power say about the markets? EWI's Mark Galasiewski gives you the answers and puts the trend in perspective in this audio clip from the Josh Tolley Show.

Why the "Certainty" That Investors "Crave" Will Never Happen

Updated: March 20, 2018

Uncertainty always reigns in financial markets. This prompts most investors to look to others for clues about what to do. Even the smartest speculators "join the crowd" -- often, at most inopportune moments. Learn why the Elliott wave model helps you navigate the seas of uncertainty.

Here's How You Can Make Financial Decisions with Confidence

Updated: March 20, 2018

Financial decisions are tough, even for seasoned pros. EWI's Mark Galasiewski reveals how the Wave Principle equips you to confidently anticipate trends, in this audio clip from the Josh Tolley Show.

This "Illusion" Can Destroy Once-Vibrant Portfolios

Updated: March 15, 2018

Why do the majority of investors get caught off guard at major turns in the stock market? The answer is simple, and once you know it, you can avoid the financial danger that entraps so many.

Are Pension Funds Embracing Too Much Risk?

Updated: March 8, 2018

Alarming: This huge pension fund loses 5% of its assets in just 11 trading days. Is the worst yet to arrive? According to EWI's analysis, ALL investors need to learn how to get "financially safe."

"The Last Great Myth of Every Financial Euphoria"

Updated: March 6, 2018

Many market observers believe that financial bubbles can "deflate" in an orderly way. But the stock market is not governed by cold reason. See these examples and learn about "the last great myth of every financial euphoria."

Should You "Fret" Over the New Fed Chair's Possible Actions?

Updated: February 28, 2018

The mainstream financial press analyzes every word of the Fed's discussions about interest rates. But the evidence shows that the U.S. central bank does not lead on rates. These two charts are revealing.

Walmart: Stepping Back from the Fear

Updated: February 26, 2018

On February 20, Walmart shares saw their largest single-day decline in 30 years. But here's why the company's Feb. 20 bearish report of slowing sales growth was not the main cause of the selloff.

Beware of This Dangerous Stock Market Mindset

Updated: February 22, 2018

Many investors have brushed off the recent stock market volatility. But a special Elliott Wave Theorist Interim Report -- published after the market closed on Feb. 21-- shows you why continued market complacency can be a dangerous mindset.

How to Anticipate Stock Market Trend Changes

Updated: February 20, 2018

The Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle: Key to Market Behavior said of the Wave Principle: "At times, its accuracy in identifying, and even anticipating, changes in [market] direction is almost unbelievable." See how this turned out to be the case regarding the recent extreme stock market volatility.

Amazon (AMZN): The Most Important Question You Should Be Asking

Updated: February 16, 2018

On February 7, our Trade's Classroom drew an "up" arrow on AMZN chart. But then, the market took a brief nosedive. Thanks to one critical tool in our arsenal, though, traders were prepared either way.

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.

Buy or Sell? This Insight May Help You Decide

Updated: February 8, 2018

"Buy the dip!" That's what many investors are saying. But what if it's more than just a dip? Watch our new must-see video -- then, make up your own mind about the stock market's bullish or bearish prospects.

Traders: The Biggest Obstacle in Your Way Could Be… You

Updated: February 7, 2018

In January 2018, Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: JUNO) soared nearly 90% to an all-time high. When asked why the stock surged, the mainstream analysts cite the Jan. 22 buyout of Juno by Celgene. But we'll show you a different side to the story.

Invest by Watching News? Accept These Pitfalls

Updated: February 6, 2018

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.

Colossal Debt Implosion? 233-Trillion Reasons Why You Should Prepare

Updated: January 26, 2018

Global debt seems to be a subject that's far removed from most people's daily lives. But, the Great Recession revealed otherwise. Now, learn why another financial crisis may be just around the corner.

The Roadmap to Opportunity Has 3 Main Markers

Updated: January 26, 2018

In late December, IDEXX Laboratories stock (NASDAQ: IDXX) price soared. And on December 21 Trader's Classroom identified this ";go-to" price pattern for a high-confidence trade set-up... Learn what it was.

Does Korea’s Olympic Cooperation Signal Opportunities in Emerging Markets?

Updated: January 26, 2018

From hydrogen bombs to ice hockey, discover how you can use the dramatic developments on the Korean Peninsula to understand trends in Asia's soaring stock markets.

Bitcoin’s $10,000 “Line in the Sand”

Updated: January 26, 2018

The cryptocurrency's trends continue to be fueled by investor psychology

Market Myth #5: GDP Drives Stock Prices

Updated: January 25, 2018

Think a booming economy is bullish for the stock market? Discover how you can bust this market myth in 60 seconds, using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.

Oil and Stock Prices: Challenging a Widely Held Belief

Updated: January 24, 2018

Is there a negative correlation between oil and stock prices? This chart puts a widely held assumption to the test.

Tesla (TSLA): "Gone Fishing"… for a High-Confidence Trade Setup

Updated: January 22, 2018

In late October, our senior analyst Jeffrey Kennedy spotted a popular technical formation on the price chart of Tesla Motors, Inc: a bearish head-and-shoulders pattern. And from there, the stock price plummeted. See what it looked like.

Halliburton (HAL): What A High-Confidence Trade Setup Looks Like

Updated: January 18, 2018

Our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy says, "If you don't want to lose money, don't pick losing trades." Easier said than done! Now, Jeffrey explains what exactly constitutes a high-confidence trade set-up using the price chart of Halliburton (NYSE: HAL).

Why Sometimes, "Beating the S&P 500" Isn't Good Enough

Updated: January 18, 2018

Should an investor's goal be to "beat the market"? Here's how this investment strategy can severely hurt your portfolio.

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?

Walt Disney Co. (DIS): When the Market Tries Your Patience

Updated: January 5, 2018

Many times, traders will write off frustrating, sideways price action as a "lost cause." But with the right tools at your disposal, that kind of crawling movement can be a time of opportunity.

Can "Surprisingly Good" Economic News Really Be Surprisingly BAD?

Updated: January 5, 2018

Can the economy get any better than this? See the chart that previews an answer to that question as we enter 2018.

Ethereum Breaks $1000: See What Got It There

Updated: January 4, 2018

When we first studied price charts of cryptocurrencies, we discovered a recognizable pattern. The crypto world now includes over 1000 currencies, each trying to become the next big thing. Of all of them, Ethereum has gotten the closest...

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.

Palladium: 2017’s Shining Precious Metals Star

Updated: December 29, 2017

On October 16, palladium prices soared above $1000 per ounce for the first time since 2001. Ten months earlier, our Metals Pro Service foresaw the metal "rising through 1000" -- see why.

Because "There is Always a Phoenix Somewhere"

Updated: December 28, 2017

Today's investors are used to the idea that the developed markets lead the developing ones. This idea makes a lot of sense... until you look at evidence like this.

How a Simple Line Can Improve Your Trading Success

Updated: December 26, 2017

"How to draw a trendline" is one of the first things people learn when they study technical analysis. Typically, they quickly move on to more advanced topics and too often discard this simplest of all technical tools.

Platinum Ignores Its "Fundamental" Script & Embraces Another

Updated: December 22, 2017

In early December, platinum prices were up against gale-force bearish fundamental winds. For many traders, the precious metal's trend was clearly down. And then the unexpected happened.

Believe Your Own Eyes: Ghost of A Stock Market Past in the Present

Updated: December 22, 2017

This is MORE than two minutes of stock market history: See a chart happening in the present that's amazingly similar to our chart from the past.

Verizon (VZ): This Is How Elliott Waves Help You Manage Risk

Updated: December 21, 2017

Every trader knows what it feels like to be on the wrong side of the market. But not every trader has a "life raft" to jump into when the proverbial "ship" goes down. This could be a "life raft" to consider.

Why Drive at Night in the Rain When You Don’t Have To?

Updated: December 14, 2017

On May 16, our Trader's Classroom editor saw an extremely clear bullish Elliott wave pattern underway on the price chart of Plug Power Inc. and called for a BIG rally. See what happened next.

Mmooooo-ve Over, Fundamental Analysis: There’s a New Forecasting Method in Town

Updated: December 13, 2017

In early November, all the fundamental stars were aligned for live cattle prices to soar. But instead, the market declined. The reason why might surprise you.

Technical Analysis Tour de Force: Snapchat, Inc. (SNAP)

Updated: December 7, 2017

How much price history does a stock need before you can make a high-confidence forecast? Well, in the case of Snapchat (SNAP), five trading days was enough for our Trader's Classroom editor to anticipate the tech IPO's 2017 crash.

Why This Behavior of Hedge Fund Managers is Worth Noting

Updated: December 6, 2017

Hedge fund managers are reputed to be among the smartest of the smart on Wall Street. So, you might be surprised that they make the same critical mistake that most novice investors make. This chart helps to explain.

Your Home "Investment": A New Study Might Surprise You

Updated: December 4, 2017

Many people regard a house as an investment -- not just as a place to live. But, when a "consumption" item is treated like an "investment," a financially dangerous psychology develops. Learn what a recent study says about some of real estate's "investment advantages."

This Sovereign Wealth Fund "Doubles Down" on Tech -- What It Might Mean

Updated: November 30, 2017

The Elliott wave model reflects the repetitive patterns of crowd behavior. Government represents the ultimate crowd because they are usually the last to act on a trend. Learn how one government-run wealth fund is "doubling down."

Commodities and the “Art” of Elliott Wave Interpretation

Updated: November 30, 2017

In early November, Chief Commodity Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy showed subscribers a budding third-wave rally on cotton's price chart. From there, cotton soared. This picture is worth one word: opportunity.

An “Unprestigious” Preview of Debt Deflation

Updated: November 29, 2017

Has debt deflation taken down a huge multinational builder -- literally? See the share price and "breached" debt for yourself.

CSI: Chart Scene Investigation. (Case Study: ORLY)

Updated: November 28, 2017

In July, after O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY) had plummeted 30%, the mainstream experts found the cause for the crash -- a "mild winter." But what about seeing the sell-off before it happened? Yes, there was a way.

Your “Investing” Brain vs. Your “Shopping” Brain: Guess Which One Wins?

Updated: November 28, 2017

Shoppers have been getting into brawls for the sake of a bargain. It's all over the news this holiday season. At the same time, investors hate bargains in the stock market and love stocks when prices are high. What gives? Here's the explanation...

Traders -- Get the Better of Your Emotions with Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: November 27, 2017

In early 2005, it was next to impossible to escape the doom and gloom surrounding the U.S. dollar. The greenback was four years into a relentless bear market with no seeming end in sight. Until you looked at our Elliott wave labeled price chart of the U.S. dollar index – that is.

How to Forecast the Stock Market… from a Desert Island

Updated: November 22, 2017

Throughout each trading day, there's an awful lot of chatter in the financial press about what will drive the stock market's trend. In our experience, so-called "fundamental" market information is almost always one step behind the price action. Yet, even if you were isolated from financial news, you could still successfully forecast the market by only having access to this tool...

Market Myth #4: Interest Rates Drive Stock Prices

Updated: November 21, 2017

Think the Fed's interest rates control the stock market? Watch as Matt Lampert shows you how to bust this market myth in 2 minutes, using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.

$450M for a Da Vinci: What It Might Mean for the Stock Market

Updated: November 20, 2017

The positive social mood that drives a bull market in stocks also drives art market prices. Just recently, this painting sold for a record-shattering $450 million. Learn how other record-high prices in the art world coincided with turns in the DJIA.

Main Street to Wall Street: Pay Attention

Updated: November 17, 2017

See the charts that reveal this truth: "When an outlook is as good as it gets, it's time to think about a reversal."

A View From the Top: Skyscrapers, Economic Booms, and the "Impulse to Build."

Updated: November 15, 2017

The "impulse to build" colossal skyscrapers invariably shows up at the END of economic booms: The question is, Why? Discover Bob Prechter's answer.

Will the SEC Raise Crowdfunding Limits to $5 Million? Here's What It Might Imply

Updated: November 14, 2017

History shows that in the world of finance, government regulators usually embrace a trend after it's been in force for years -- and usually when the trend is about to turn. With this in mind, learn why investors should be weary of what financial authorities are expressing now.

First Brexit, Then Catalonia: What's Up with Europe's Secession Fever?

Updated: November 9, 2017

What's up with Europe's wave of secession fever? See and hear an answer you can't get elsewhere...

Look Who's Been Feverishly Buying Stocks for 14 Years -- and What That Means

Updated: November 9, 2017

A group of investors with very deep pockets has been engaging in a long stretch of extraordinary stock buying. Here in November, even more buying has been announced. See a chart and learn what The Elliott Wave Theorist has to say about it.

Why "Buy the Dip" Psychology is Fraught with Danger

Updated: November 6, 2017

Many investors are tempted to buy any "dip" during a stock market uptrend. But this psychology has its perils. Here's what usually happens after a full market cycle has played out.

Volatility: Dead -- or Just "Sleeping"?

Updated: November 3, 2017

Watch as our own Murray Gunn explains why you shouldn’t get too comfortable with the lack of volatility in the markets.

Facebook Traders: Tech Giant + Technical Analysis = Thumbs Up

Updated: November 3, 2017

Is there a way to navigate the near-term price trend in a hugely popular stock like Facebook -- without getting sucked into the maelstrom of news surrounding the company? Our answer: definitely. It's called technical analysis.

A New Survey of Investors with $1-Million-Plus Portfolios is Revealing

Updated: November 3, 2017

A new survey reveals what millionaire investors are doing with their capital -- find out the details. Also learn about the unprecedented market action of mutual fund managers.

How Financial Exchanges Sparkle Near Financial Tops

Updated: November 2, 2017

A famous advertisement says, "diamonds are forever." However, financial up-trends are not. Learn about these signs of a dangerous financial optimism.

How Financial Exchanges Sparkle Near Financial Tops

Updated: November 2, 2017

A famous advertisement says, "diamonds are forever." However, financial up-trends are not. Learn about these signs of a dangerous financial optimism.

A Bullish Miracle on Lean Hog Street? Not Hardly

Updated: October 30, 2017

In late September, the USDA dropped a bearish bombshell on the lean hog market. So, why then did hog prices proceed to rally to a two-plus month high? Miracle -- or something else?

A Fourth-Wave Risk Your Portfolio Can't Prepare You For

Updated: October 27, 2017

Financial market manias are one thing. What about "manias" on behalf of truly horrible ideas? Why and when do they happen?

Fears of a Nuclear War: A Pattern You May Find Familiar

Updated: October 26, 2017

Today, fears of a nuclear conflict are stronger than at any time since the jittery days of the Cold War. Yes, North Korea's nuclear testing is one reason... But there is more to this story.

Stock Market Optimism Approaches Days of Roman Empire

Updated: October 23, 2017

If there's ever been a time to resist the impulse to follow the investing crowd, now is that time. Large speculators are making a bet that's four times larger than what they made in January 2008. Take a look at this chart.

Spain Divided: What Can the Stock Market Tell You About Europe's Secession Fever?

Updated: October 18, 2017

Catalonia declares and then suspends its independence from Spain. Agence France-Presse reports seven other European regions are "demanding more autonomy or even independence." How did Europe get here? And what's next? As this excerpt from the just-published book Socionomic Causality in Politics shows, just ask the stock market.

"Buy and Hold" ... and Investing is Easy

Updated: October 17, 2017

The words (and strategy) sound the safest at the end of every bull market...

Predicting Commodity Markets One Elliott Wave Pattern at a Time

Updated: October 16, 2017

In 2012, all fundamental signs in wheat's backdrop pointed UP. But instead, wheat prices entered a four-year long, 50%-plus deep bear market to a decade low before pausing. The grain went off its fundamental script. But it stayed true to its Elliott wave one.

Stocks: See This "Stunning" Development with Money Managers

Updated: October 13, 2017

A group of stock market bears has just done an about-face. One of EWI's analysts describes the switch as "stunning." A chart helps to explain.

On Bulls and Bears, and the Delicate Balance Between Them

Updated: October 5, 2017

Most investors commit to the trend at the wrong time: when it's about to turn. Have we arrived "there" in stocks?

Dear Fundamental Analysis, I Think It's Time We See Other Forecasting Methods...

Updated: October 5, 2017

Back in mid-2016, sugar prices were orbiting a 4-year high -- and all fundamental signs pointed in one direction: UP. But instead, the market soured to a 2-year low, which is why it may be time to break up with popular financial wisdom...

What Happens When the Fed FINALLY Reduces Its $4.5 Trillion Balance Sheet?

Updated: October 4, 2017

The Federal Reserve announced last month that they would start to reduce their $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October, thereby starting the process we call Quantitative Tightening (QT)...

Are U.S. Dollar Speculators Woefully Wrong -- Again?

Updated: October 4, 2017

Why do investors keep making the same mistakes -- i.e., buying at highs and selling at lows? The answer is that their psychology never changes. If you're an independent thinker, you can potentially benefit from this knowledge. Let's take a look at the U.S. Dollar Index.

IBM: Warren Buffett Vs. Elliott Wave Analysis

Updated: October 2, 2017

Many investors seek to mirror the trades of Warren Buffett. See how EWI analysts took the opposite side of a Buffet trade and how "Warren Buffett Versus the Wave Principle" has worked out so far.

Here's Why the Time to Worry About the "Fear Index" is NOW, Not Later

Updated: October 2, 2017

To adjust your portfolio after volatility begins dooms you to being too late. Waves of investor psychology on stock market charts give you better, early warnings.

Market Mythbusting

Updated: September 28, 2017

Think an expanding trade deficit is bearish for stocks? What about falling earnings? Watch as Matt Lampert shows you how to bust these market myths using real-world examples from Robert Prechter's Socionomic Theory of Finance.

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.

Here's What Your Price Charts Are Hiding from You

Updated: September 27, 2017

See the advantage you get when you forecast the markets by ONLY looking at price charts.

What This Time-Tested Indicator Says About the Bull Market

Updated: September 25, 2017

You've probably seen the picture of the self-satisfied, rich man burning dollar bills to light a cigar. But, gold eating? The signs of excess are sending one clear message. Pay attention to this time-tested stock market indicator.

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%.

U.S Dollar: Plenty of Optimists + Elliott Waves = Financial Opportunity

Updated: September 20, 2017

The U.S. Dollar Index has been on a steady slide since its January high, and one foreign exchange strategist expects the downward trend to continue. But financial markets often move in the opposite direction from the prevailing sentiment. See how this knowledge can help you seize opportunities that most others miss.

Amazon, Inc.: Seeing the Elliott Wave Pattern is Believing

Updated: September 20, 2017

When you look at price chart of Amazon, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), what do you see? Well, according to the experts, you should see a healthy bull trend -- and, at the same time, a stock vulnerable to decline. Any questions? The good news is, we have the answers!

Technical Vs. Fundamental Analysis? The Winner is ...

Updated: September 15, 2017

Should investors base market decisions on fundamental or technical analysis? A study conducted by three finance professors remains relevant in 2017. The results may surprise you.

Orange Juice Prices: Remove the Hurricane Irma Goggles

Updated: September 13, 2017

Many experts said orange juice was the single-most "hurricane-hit" commodity, with prices soaring ahead of Irma. But we believe there's more to this market's price trend than weather.

The One Big Mistake That Most Stock Market Forecasters Make

Updated: September 13, 2017

There's a big reason why most stock market participants miss the major turns. Two charts provide you with valuable insights so you can avoid making the same big mistake. There's rarely been a more important time to anticipate the DJIA's next trend change.

Investors: Taking the Road "Less Traveled" Has Its Perks

Updated: September 12, 2017

Using the same market indicators everyone else uses can lead you to make the same mistakes everyone else makes. Here's a chart that proves the point -- you won't see this one elsewhere.

2017 Ends With "7": What That Might Mean for Stocks

Updated: September 11, 2017

In 1939, Edgar Lawrence Smith discussed the stock market's Decennial Pattern. It "has been remarkably useful." One of the aspects of the Decennial Pattern relates directly to 2017. Get the details.

Commodities: "Pictures Have Meaning"

Updated: September 8, 2017

In early 2011, our senior commodities analyst Jeffrey Kennedy saw a very bearish picture on the long-term price chart of the bellwether Continuous Commodity Index -- that of a mature Elliott wave "impulse." We're now in year six of the bear market that followed.

Commodities: The Road Less Traveled is the Way to Opportunity

Updated: September 6, 2017

In early 2014, lean hog prices stood at an all-time high amidst the most bullish fundamental backdrop in 30 years. And yet, prices got slaughtered in a 2-year long crash to 14-year lows. It's time to look beyond fundamentals to the other forces driving market trends.

This Indicators' 30-Year Track Record is Flashing Red for Stocks

Updated: September 6, 2017

For every $1 they hold in a money market, investors today hold $4.75 in equity funds. See for yourself if that's as crazy as it sounds.

Just in Time? "Tulip Mania" Blossoms Again

Updated: September 6, 2017

Historically, financially themed Hollywood productions have often coincided with trend changes in the DJIA. Now, a motion picture that is based on one of the biggest financial bubbles of all time has just opened at theaters. The movie tells a "financial story that's fascinating ... ."

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Other Financial Bubbles "in the Dust"

Updated: September 1, 2017

EWI first discussed Bitcoin when the currency traded for pennies. The Bitcoin craze has since dwarfed that of Holland's Tulip Mania. Prepare now for some major "crypto-drama."

How Silver Surprised 91% of Traders

Updated: August 30, 2017

When sentiment toward a financial market grows one-sided, it's time to anticipate a trend change. See how EWI anticipated an upturn in silver prices when most traders were decidedly bearish. Take a look at these two charts ...

The Stock Market, Mood Swings, and Your Investments

Updated: August 30, 2017

Investor sentiment pursues the "hot opportunity." But history shows it's better to use sentiment as a contrary indicator.

The Shocking Truth About Most Investment Portfolios

Updated: August 23, 2017

Very few know what the back-offices of brokerage firms know: the real story of how brokerage clients make out in financial markets. The CEO of a brokerage firm once confided in us. Here is what we were told ...

2017 is NOT "Just Another Year" for the Stock Market: Here's Why

Updated: August 23, 2017

See 11 charts from ONE page of Robert Prechter's Elliott Wave Theorist.

If War Breaks Out, Will Stocks Crash?

Updated: August 14, 2017

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

This is Why Gold Was Set to Rally BEFORE North Korea Scare

Updated: August 10, 2017

The big flare-up of tensions between the U.S. and North Korea has dominated the news. And some financial observers are saying this is why gold's price has been rising. Yet, see how "seller exhaustion and a trend reversal" was indicated a month ago, suggesting a gold rally ahead.

Individual Investors Say, "Cash is Trash"... Again

Updated: August 4, 2017

Many investors are just as committed to the stock market as they were at the January 2000 top. The same patterns of investor psychology appear to repeat themselves. Take a look at these two charts.

This High Flier Soars with the Stock Market

Updated: August 2, 2017

A burst of technological innovations and rip-roaring bull markets tend to go hand-in-hand. Find out about one particular concept that "has a long history that lines up well with key junctures in stock prices."

Sugar Investors: "Desperately Seeking..." Clarity and Objectivity

Updated: July 25, 2017

Over the last two years, sugar prices have crashed… and spiked… and crashed, providing huge opportunities for investors and traders -- IF they stayed out in front of the dramatic turns, that is. Here's what might have helped them.

Stock Buybacks: "Staggering Waste of Company Cash"

Updated: July 24, 2017

The evidence shows that when corporate executives initiate buyback programs of shares, the decisions are usually not born from rational analysis. The share price performance of corporations which invested in their own shares might surprise you.

U.S. Housing: A Tell-Tale Warning Sign We've Seen Before

Updated: July 19, 2017

A housing market measure that just surged to the highest level ever may also be a warning to home buyers. We saw a similar development 10 years ago, when the worst part of the housing market implosion was still ahead.

The Fed and Gold Prices: Don't Miss the "Invisible Gorilla"

Updated: July 17, 2017

Gold and silver are widely considered classic inflation hedges. But conventional wisdom often does not square with reality. Market observers tend to see what fits with their paradigm. This will change yours.

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.

Bank of Canada Hike: Surprised? You shouldn't be.

Updated: July 13, 2017

Grabbing the headlines today is the Bank of Canada's first interest rate hike in seven years. Speculation amongst conventional economists has now turned to whether they will continue to hike rates. We have a simple answer to that question: watch the market.

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.

Real Threats, Real Markets: GMP Preview Looks at "What to Fear"

Updated: July 7, 2017

Global market charts you won't see elsewhere show "What" -- and What Not -- to Fear.

This is Why Municipal Bonds Are No "Day at the Beach"

Updated: July 5, 2017

Even during a national economic expansion, many U.S. municipalities are financially troubled. "Two out of every three states took in less tax revenue than expected this year." This chart of muni bond yield spreads will make you wonder about the future.

What the New Passive Investing Push Tells You

Updated: June 30, 2017

Stock picking is losing favor. On the other hand, passive investing is growing in popularity. This fits with the stock market's Elliott wave pattern. The mania is not over, but the end might be closer than many investors realize.

You Asked. We Answered. (July 2017 "Video Mailbag" Episode.)

Updated: June 30, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," Michael Madden, who forecasts cross rates for our Currency Pro Service, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.

Will Japanese Stocks Continue to Defy the Short-Sellers?

Updated: June 26, 2017

The patterns of investor psychology are the same the world over, and have repeated throughout financial history. Let's look at stocks in the U.S. and Japan, then and now, and see if we can find similarities.

How Applying "Cause and Effect" Ideas to the Stock Market Can Cost You

Updated: June 19, 2017

Sir Isaac Newton famously said that "for every action, there is an equal and opposite re-action." But does this "law of motion" apply to finance? Many investors believe so, but the evidence shows that economic news does not affect the stock market.

New Evidence that Oil Prices Follow the Elliott Wave Model

Updated: June 15, 2017

On June 14, the price of U.S. oil fell below $45 a barrel, and some are blaming the slide on oversupply. But, is that the real reason? See how the Elliott wave model has been highly useful in staying ahead of oil's trend turns.

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.

Brazil's Stock Market Flips "Market Fundamentals" on Their Head

Updated: June 9, 2017

Mainstream financial wisdom tells you that negative news events and economic data cause stock prices to fall. But if that were true, then 2016 should've seen Brazil's stock market crash. Instead, it soared to a five-year high. There's only one explanation that makes sense.

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!

Why Renewed Danger Lurks in the U.S. Leveraged Loan Market

Updated: June 7, 2017

In investing, one rule of thumb tells you that the higher the return, the higher the risk. Today, one high-yield debt instrument that was at the forefront of the 2007-2009 financial crisis has reached a new, dangerous milestone. We're sounding the alarm -- again.

GMP Preview: Has Investor "Courage" Gone "Crazy"?

Updated: June 6, 2017

See 3 global market charts that answer the question, Has Investor "Courage" Gone "Crazy"?

FAIL-outs! 7 Years and 4 Bailouts Have NOT Saved Greece's Stock Market

Updated: June 5, 2017

True or False: If the eurozone government and IMF start withholding their bailout payments to Greece, then Greek shares will fall. If you answered true, then this story is a must-read!

3 Ways the Elliott Wave Principle Enhances Your Trading

Updated: June 1, 2017

Learn about 3 practical benefits of trading with the Elliott Wave Principle.

A Solid-Gold Sign of Historic Financial Optimism

Updated: May 31, 2017

The demand for luxury tends to increase as a financial mania matures. One of the latest extravagant items weighs 33 pounds and is made of solid gold. Financial trend changes usually occur when they're least expected. Are you prepared?

Contracting Triangle: How This Bullish Forecast Worked Out

Updated: May 30, 2017

In 2016, the prevailing sentiment toward China's economy was negative. Yet, if investors had avoided China's internet sector, they would have missed a significant advance. The whole episode teaches a valuable lesson.

Public Pensions: "The writing appears on the wall"

Updated: May 26, 2017

"The writing appears to be on the wall" for public pension plans -- and $3.6 trillion is on the line. Managers have been "embracing riskier assets and sweeping underfunded liabilities under the rug." Now, here's an update.

You Asked. We Answered. (June 2017 "Video Mailbag" Episode.)

Updated: May 25, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," Pete Kendall, the co-editor of The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.

You Asked. We Answered. (June 2017 "Video Mailbag" Episode.)

Updated: May 25, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," Pete Kendall, the co-editor of The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.

What Trading Opportunities Does the Wave Principle Identify?

Updated: May 25, 2017

Learn how the Wave Principle helps you trade with the trend, which waves offer trade setups and how to "keep it simple" when using the Wave Principle.

"Stock Markets Have a Long History of Booming" After This

Updated: May 19, 2017

How could the attempted military coup in Turkey in July 2016 have possibly been a bullish sign for Turkish stocks? Get our insights -- and see two charts that show the price story.

U.S. Dollar: From "Trump Bump" to Trump... Slump?

Updated: May 18, 2017

At the start of 2017, a widely expected "Trump Bump" was supposed to keep the U.S. dollar on solid, bullish ground. But instead, the currency reversed from a 14-year high to the 6-month low we see today. Find out why!

Bonds: What Hedge Funds' "Record Reversal" Tells You

Updated: May 17, 2017

Maxwell Edison may have majored in medicine, as the Beatles sang, but many of the "brainiacs" on Wall Street are hedge fund managers. Even so, their performance record at key market turns often leaves a lot to be desired. See this eye-opening bond market chart.

How 'Startling Unexpected Headlines' Can Cost You BIG

Updated: May 15, 2017

A chief investment officer just told USA Today, "Listening to the 6 o'clock news gets investors off track." Find out why he made that statement. Plus, see what a "news-driven" and rational-reaction graph of stock prices would look like. (Hint: It's nothing you'd ever see in real life.)

The Treacherous Psychology of Ramped-Up Investor Expectations

Updated: May 5, 2017

There's a sizeable gap between investor expectations and historical market returns. Chalk it up to ramped-up optimism and what psychologists call "information avoidance." Two surveys and one chart are revealing.

Preview: The Coming Real Estate Trend and Turn?

Updated: May 4, 2017

Toronto is the 4th largest city in North America and anchors a greater metropolitan region of nine million -- more than a quarter of Canada's entire population. A city this size is an ideal candidate to preview real estate trends in Canada and in the United States...

A New, Scary Chapter in the Age-Old Story of Stock Market Leverage (A.K.A. "Debt")

Updated: May 1, 2017

NYSE margin debt levels reached records in the milestone market years of 2000 and 2007. But wait until you see what that level is now. Plus, find out how hedge funds are making matters even more precarious.

An Update on the Escalating "War on Cash"

Updated: April 28, 2017

Cash is the one asset that is almost sure to rise in value during a deflationary period. Yet, the "war on cash" has been escalating. Here's why you should start storing away plenty of cash.

A Sobering Look at "Market-Shattering Shocks"

Updated: April 26, 2017

If investors would only review the historical data, they would discover the sobering truth about news and the stock market. Do you believe a presidential assassination or a major terrorist attack would affect the market's trend? Find out what really happened.

Germany's Stock Market & the French Election

Updated: April 24, 2017

On April 24, Germany's DAX Index soared to a new, all-time high. Mainstream pundits say the April 23 outcome of the French Presidential Election lit the market's bullish fire. Here's our take on the rally.

Why 90%+ of Active Stock Fund Managers Underperform the S&P 500

Updated: April 17, 2017

Even professionals have a hard time beating the market. But a study of 2600 stock recommendations by market technicians vs. fundamentalists came to this "striking conclusion."

What to Make of the "Supreme Confidence in Financials"

Updated: April 11, 2017

In 2007, the KBW Bank index turned down months ahead of the DJIA. In 2017, optimistic expectations are again running high for the financial sector. Ironically, history shows that investors should be the most worried when financial fear is absent. Let's review today's position of the "fear index" VIX and KBW Bank Index.

Indian Rupee: Why Politics Matters Less Than You Might Think

Updated: April 10, 2017

An April 5 Bloomberg headline reads: "Rupee Rally Nobody Saw Coming Sees Strategists Play Catch Up." Yet, at least one analyst did. These two charts tell the story -- see them for yourself.

Chinese Yuan: The Trump-Xi Meeting Matters Less Than You Think

Updated: April 5, 2017

The next 48 hours are critical, say the experts. Nothing is as important for determining the Chinese yuan’s long-term trend as the April 6 meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Or, is it?

You Asked. We Answered. (April Video "Mailbag" Episode.)

Updated: April 4, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," Wayne Gorman, the head of our educational resources, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.

You Asked. We Answered. (April Video "Mailbag" Episode.)

Updated: April 4, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," Wayne Gorman, the head of our educational resources, answers questions submitted by viewers like you.

How the Average Annual Rate of Return Can Trip You Up

Updated: April 3, 2017

Would you invest in a fund with a guaranteed three-year average annual rate of return of 50%? The answer "yes" seems to be obvious. But let's take a closer look.

Bond Traders And Sentiment Reversal: Here's What It Looks Like

Updated: March 23, 2017

Two trader groups habitually on opposite sides of the market are at it again: See what past extremes say to the present trend.

Why the Fed's Rate Hike Means Nothing to the Stock Market

Updated: March 17, 2017

The Fed just announced a 0.25% hike of its benchmark rate -- the second such move in the past three months. A long-held Wall Street belief is that higher rates mean a downturn in stock market prices. Let's put that belief to a test.

You Asked, We Answered in our Latest "Video Mailbag"

Updated: March 7, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," two of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.

You Asked, We Answered in our Latest "Video Mailbag"

Updated: March 7, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," two of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.

Why Do Stocks Rise and Fall? (Hint: It’s NOT the News!)

Updated: March 7, 2017

The financial media regularly rationalizes fluctuations in the markets by attributing them to various news and events. "A causes B." We take a different view.

Emerging Markets: How to Find Your Way (Focus: India's Sensex)

Updated: March 1, 2017

Yes, you can maintain your financial objectivity when others are losing it. For example, when fear was running rampant during the 2008 bear market, one Asian-Pacific analyst made a historic forecast for a huge rally. Here's how he did it. ...

Want to "Get Ahead of the Game"? Try This.

Updated: February 22, 2017

Wayne Gorman, the head of our Educational Resources department, explains how Elliott waves help you get "ahead of the game."

A Radical Re-Thinking of the U.S. Trade Deficit

Updated: February 7, 2017

News flash: The 2016 U.S. trade deficit was the largest since 2012, fueling President Trump’s fire to narrow the nation’s gap and bolster the economy. But this research shows historical evidence that suggests this approach could seriously backfire.

You Asked. We Answered. (New Video "Mailbag" Episode.)

Updated: January 31, 2017

In our latest "Video Mailbag," three of our global analysts sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers like you.

Japan: How the Unlikeliest of Bull Markets Came to Be

Updated: January 25, 2017

By 2012’s end, Japan’s stock market seemed to be locked in a bearish fundamentally-sound death-spiral with nowhere to go but down. And yet, prices embarked on a spectacular four-year long bull run to their highest level in 18 years. What gives?

Inflation: Here's What the Wrong-Way Bet Looks Like

Updated: January 24, 2017

Why focus on expectations of inflation? Because, those expectations are detached from reality. The inflated fear of inflation is a contrary signal. Investors are betting on the wrong 'Flation.

Deflation: A Sky-High View

Updated: January 20, 2017

Residential real estate prices in major global cities rebounded sharply during the current bull market, especially at the high-end. Now, real estate developers grapple with price deflation. At least one real estate indicator is flashing a bigger warning than it did in 2007.

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.

Why You Should Be Cautious About Credit Ratings

Updated: January 17, 2017

If you count on standard credit rating agencies for timely warnings, you might find yourself "behind the 8-ball." Time and again, downgrades have occurred after the damage has already been done. Now is the time to protect your portfolio.

The Right and Wrong Way to Analyze the Markets

Updated: January 11, 2017

Bond market commentators are saying that President-elect Donald Trump's proposed programs are swaying the bond market. But a close examination reveals otherwise. We posit that there's a "wrong way" and a "right way" to analyze financial markets. Here's what we mean.

'Active' vs. 'Passive' Investing: And the Winner Is …

Updated: January 10, 2017

Why have an ever-greater number of U.S. investors entrusted their money, not to experts, but to the assumption that the stock market itself can just take care of their investment?

How Bond Investors Were Fooled Twice

Updated: January 9, 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.

How Fibonacci Ratios Govern the Stock Market

Updated: December 29, 2016

The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. The stock market's price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.

Using Elliott Waves: As Simple As A-B-C

Updated: September 23, 2016

Recognizable patterns unfold in the financial markets. Using Elliott waves, you can learn to identify these patterns and use them to anticipate where prices will go next. Get started with a basic understanding of the Wave Principle.

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.

GPS vs. Road Map: Which Works Best? (Part 2)

Updated: June 17, 2016

In part two of this essay, our Currency Pro Service editor, Jim Martens, explains how to think of the Elliott Wave Principle as your road map to the market -- and your investment idea as a trip.

Reviewing the Basics of the Elliott Wave Principle: The Triangle

Updated: June 10, 2016

Watch a lesson from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom in which he teaches you the basics of the triangle, a sideways correction, and shows an example in the chart of Pfizer, Inc. (PFE).

Reviewing the Basics of the Elliott Wave Principle: The Zigzag

Updated: May 24, 2016

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

EURUSD: The Fed is NOT Your Friend

Updated: May 20, 2016

On May 3, the EURUSD turned down (i.e. falling euro, rising U.S. dollar) in a powerful reversal to two-month lows on May 20. Turns out, the euro's sell-off was not in the popular, Fed-led script handed out by mainstream analysts. It was, however, in the Elliott wave one.

Analyst or Trader: Which Hat Are You Wearing?

Updated: May 18, 2016

Our Senior Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy explains the importance of knowing the right questions to ask when looking at the market as an analyst vs. a trader.

Tips for Identifying Elliott Waves on Your Charts

Updated: May 4, 2016

Seasoned instructor Jeffrey Kennedy has been teaching the Elliott Wave Principle for more than a decade. Watch his simple tips to help you get started with Elliott waves.

Reviewing the Basics of the Elliott Wave Principle: The Ending Diagonal

Updated: May 3, 2016

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

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.

Basic Tenets of the Elliott Wave Principle

Updated: March 23, 2016

In 1934, Ralph Nelson Elliott discovered that social, or crowd, behavior trends and reverses in recognizable patterns. From this discovery, he developed a rational system of market analysis called the Wave Principle. Here's a quick introduction to the Elliott Wave Principle.

Elliott Wave Analysis Pairs with Fibonacci Perfectly

Updated: March 16, 2016

Using Fibonacci calculations helps you identify high-probability price targets and trade setups. In this new interview with our Senior Instructor Jeffrey Kennedy, you'll learn how Fibonacci pairs perfectly with Elliott wave analysis. Watch now.

Pinpoint Where You're Wrong

Updated: March 15, 2016

The Wave Principle is the only technical analysis tool that lets you know exactly where you're wrong. Our senior instructor Jeffrey Kennedy explains this important benefit of Elliott wave analysis -- watch.

Q&A: Nerissa Brown Studies the Herd on the Street

Updated: March 12, 2016

University of Delaware professor and 2016 Social Mood Conference speaker Nerissa Brown explains how her research on herding overlaps with the study of social mood.

The Top 5 Mistakes Traders And Investors Make

Updated: March 9, 2016

Wondering "What did I do wrong?" Discover if you're making one of these common mistakes.

Robert Prechter: 'This Kind of Causality Doesn't Work'

Updated: February 2, 2016

In this 4-minute video clip, from Robert Prechter's brand-new video presentation, Prechter offers a whole new perspective on financial causality -- a perspective that allows you to anticipate, understand and act on developing financial trends that nearly all other investors and social forecasters fail to see coming. 

Pot Sales Are Smoking!

Updated: February 1, 2016

How could anyone have foreseen 10-15 years ago that marijuana would become the fuel for a legitimate and legal cannabis capitalism movement in the United States? Answer: Socionomics

Gain Trading Confidence by Improving Your Wave Analysis Skills

Updated: December 28, 2015

How do you distinguish between a "good" Elliott wave count and a "bad" wave count? Watch this new video lesson on how to develop good wave counting skills from our Trader's Classroom.

Everyone is Looking for Trading Opportunities -- Here's How to FIND Them

Updated: December 10, 2015

In this 3-minute video, our Senior Currency Strategist Jim Martens shows you several Elliott wave patterns that offer high-confidence trading opportunities.

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...

When You Trade and Invest, Why Use the Wave Principle?

Updated: November 12, 2015

"Most investors follow the actions of others, whether they are on the right side of the market or not. The result is that prices move according to investors' optimism and pessimism. Investors use the news to rationalize their emotional decisions -- and most people lose money." How can you avoid that?

The Economy Follows the Stock Market

Updated: October 29, 2015

The evidence is clear. The stock market leads the economy contrary to popular belief. Episode 2 of the Elliott Wave Pillars series walks you through the overwhelming evidence that proves this point without a doubt.

Seeing Fractal Patterns: From the Microscope to the Telescope to the Naked Eye

Updated: October 29, 2015

The Golden Ratio is found everywhere, from nature to human behavior to financial markets. Episode 3 of the Elliott Wave Pillars Series explains this amazing natural phenomenon in greater detail.

Collective Trends Reflect Social Mood

Updated: October 29, 2015

Are financial markets patterned? Episode one of the Elliott Wave Pillars Series shows you a theory that proves they are.

An Elegant Theory

Updated: October 29, 2015

The Elliott Wave Pillars Series walks you through why we view the markets and social action the way we do. You'll see compelling evidence that will help change how you view the markets.

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.

So You Want to Learn Elliott Wave Analysis?

Updated: July 15, 2015

Learning how to apply Elliott wave analysis in your own investing or trading? Hear these tips from a Wall Street veteran who's been personally using Elliott waves since the 1980s.

The Disruptive New Science that Shatters Today's Investing Paradigm

Updated: June 10, 2015

Watch this video of Robert Prechter explaining social mood from an outside observer's point of view.

FAQ: Is it possible that today's widespread computerized trading including HFT might cause the market to stray from the Wave Principle?

Updated: March 29, 2015

We often get asked about computerized trading "causing the market to stray from the Wave Principle." EWI founder Robert Prechter asked that very question in this excerpt from Prechter's Perspective.

FAQ: Sometimes on your charts there is overlap between waves one and four within wave 5. Doesn't that break a rule?

Updated: March 29, 2015

Subscribers often write in saying that, "Sometimes on your charts there is overlap between waves one and four within wave 5. Doesn't that break a rule?" This excerpt from Elliott Wave Principle -- Key to Market Behavior answers that question.

FAQ: How do you calculate Fibonacci retracements?

Updated: March 28, 2015

Fibonacci provides the mathematical basis for the Wave Principle. This lesson, adapted from our How You Can Identify Turning Points Using Fibonacci eBook, shows you how to calculate the retracement that corrective waves make.

Just What, Exactly, Is Wrong with "Random Walk" Theory?

Updated: March 18, 2015

Here's a close look at the popular -- yet deeply flawed -- "random walk" theory, a popular view of market behavior held by many investors. We offer a carefully thought-out solution of our own... see if you agree.

Do Earnings Really Drive Stock Prices?

Updated: September 11, 2014

"If you knew earnings would rise for next 6 quarters, would you buy stocks?" Yes, it's a trick question.

Do Interest Rates REALLY Drive the Stock Market?

Updated: September 8, 2014

Most investors believe that higher interest rates are bearish. These four charts show you the truth.

Market Complacency, Gold's "Non-Rally" & More


Nothing in the stock market is ever permanent -- even the recent complacency... For the third time this year, gold prices are trying to break out. Will the latest rally attempt succeed?... In bear markets, it's about the "return OF your money" instead of the "return ON your money."

Active vs. Passive Investing


Today's episode starts by looking at with active vs. passive investing, we then dig deeper into the housing market and conclude with how the Wave Principle helped anticipate a recent move in the Yuan.

Sentiment Extreme and Market Volatility


Listen to the latest episode to learn how to use sentiment to identify market extremes -- case in point: gold. You'll also learn the real reason stocks just turned volatile.

2020: "May You Live in Interesting Times"

Updated: January 1, 0001

Lots has been said about how unprecedented 2020 has been. From the financial markets' perspective, the fast bear market in February-March -- followed by a fast recovery -- certainly fit the bill. Watch our Financial Forecast co-editor touch on a few more points.

Taking a Global View: Tech Stocks, Economic Trends & More

Updated: January 1, 0001

Shares of Facebook (FB) tumbled 21% recently; are there more "air pockets" to come? In this August Global Market Perspective preview, EWI's Jordan Kotick touches on this and other trend-driving topics.
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