Europe’s Return to Risky Investment

As the markets go higher, people who buy stocks tend to feel more secure. Finance is one area where normal economic theories do not work. When you go to a shoe store, you look for cheap prices. If the prices appear high, you may wait for the sale. However, in financial markets, as the prices READ MORE

Credit Default Swaps Indicate Trouble For Europe

Debt crisis in the headlines of the mainstream media again. Why do we care about the debt of Greece? Portugal? Spain? Why is high levels of debt deflationary? How can this excessive debt effect global recovery? We got help from Elliott Wave International to answer these questions. Credit Default Swaps Indicate Trouble for European Debt READ MORE

Empty Malls in China

Mainstream media has been beeting the drums and announcing that recession is over. According to the experts recovery is well in progress. 3% GDP growth is expected in the near future. Virtually nobody sees going back to the March lows in the stock market. Let us put some cold water on this heated enthusiasm and READ MORE

Shrinking Business During Deflation

A Better Way To Handle a Shrinking Business This article is part of a syndicated series about deflation from market analyst Robert Prechter, the world’s foremost expert on and proponent of the deflationary scenario. For more on deflation and how you can survive it, download Prechter’s FREE 60-page Deflation Survival eBook, part of Prechter’s NEW READ MORE

The Last Bastion Against Deflation: The Federal Government

The Last Bastion Against Deflation: The Federal Government This article is part of a syndicated series about deflation from market analyst Robert Prechter, the world’s foremost expert on and proponent of the deflationary scenario. For more on deflation and how you can survive it, download Prechter’s FREE 60-page Deflation Survival eBook, part of Prechter’s NEW READ MORE

Deflationary Environment

Making Preparations and Taking Action in Today’s Deflationary Environment Editor’s Note: The following article is adapted from Robert Prechter’s 2002 best-selling book, Conquer the Crash – You Can Survive and Prosper in a Deflationary Depression. In addition to this article, visit Elliott Wave International to download the free 15-page report about how to protect yourself, READ MORE

About Financial Crisis

Editor’s Note: This article has been excerpted from a free issue of Robert Prechter’s monthly market letter, The Elliott Wave Theorist. The full 10-page market letter, Be One of the Few The Government Hasn’t Fooled, can be downloaded free from Elliott Wave International. By Robert Prechter, CMT “Who Will Benefit From The Housing Act?” This READ MORE

Price Effects of Inflation and Deflation

Robert Prechter Explains the Price Effects of Inflation and Deflation Editor’s Note: On Nov. 19, 2008, the U.S. Labor Department reported a 1 percent drop in the consumer price index for October 2008. The drop marked the largest decline in 61 years, and it was the first decline in that measure in nearly a quarter READ MORE

Banks Can Fail

Why Your FDIC-Backed Bank Could Fail With big bank bailouts dominating the news, there’s no better time to get the truth about bank safety. This informative article has been excerpted from Bob Prechter’s New York Times bestseller Conquer the Crash. Unlike recent news articles that are responding to the banking crisis, it was published in READ MORE

Cash is The King

Has Cash Been King for the Past 10 Years? If you’re like most investors, you’ve been nearly brainwashed with conventional market “wisdom” that stocks are the best way to grow your portfolio. You would be crazy not to have your money in the markets, right? But when markets drop, as we’ve seen in this credit READ MORE

Why Deflation

The Primary Precondition of Deflation The following was adapted from Bob Prechter’s 2002 New York Times and Amazon best seller, Conquer the Crash  You Can Survive and Prosper in a Deflationary Depression. Deflation requires a precondition: a major societal buildup in the extension of credit (and its flip side, the assumption of debt). Austrian economists READ MORE

Government Does Not Want You To Ask About Financial Crisis

3 Questions The Government Doesn’t Want You To Ask About the Financial Crisis (And 3 Shocking Answers!) Bob Prechter, President of Elliott Wave International (EWI), is no stranger to challenging the status quo. His New York Times bestseller, Conquer the Crash, was published in 2002 before anyone was even talking about the current financial crisis. READ MORE

How To Recognize a Financial Mania

How To Recognize a Financial Mania When You’re Smack Dab in the Middle of One When you’re caught in the middle of a bad storm, you don’t really care whether it’s a tropical depression or a full-strength hurricane. You just know you’re hanging on for dear life. The same idea applies to financial markets. When READ MORE