Buying the Dip Can Backfire

“Buying the dip” might work in a rip-roaring bull market, but it can cost you your shirt in a severe downturn. Even so, this March 23 Wall Street Journal quote represents the mindset of many global investors: I’m Scared. That’s a Reason to Buy. The true contrarian only buys when it makes him feel physically READ MORE

Price and Volume in a Bear Market

A question was posed to Elliott Wave International President Robert Prechter for a classic Elliott Wave Theorist (Prechter’s monthly publication about financial markets and social trends since 1979): Under the Wave Principle, what is the most important thing to watch other than price? Prechter answered: Volume. You see, high trading volume means that traders are READ MORE

Foreign Buyers Indicate Stock Market Top?

Let’s start by establishing that the stock market is not driven by the news. Aggregate stock prices are driven by waves of optimism and pessimism — which go from one extreme to another — as reflected by the Elliott wave model. That’s what makes the stock market predictable. Hence, Elliott wave analysis is at the READ MORE

Recognize a Weakening Trend

Pay Attention to “Non-Confirmations” When a trend is strong, related markets tend to move in unison. However, when a trend is near exhaustion — a bullish or bearish trend, “non-confirmations” often occur. A non-confirmation occurs when one market makes a new high (or low), but a related market does not. As cases in point, our READ MORE

Bear Market Half Way?

This Will Signal the Bear Market’s Halfway Point On March 12, the date the DJIA closed lower more than 2350 points, the U.S. chief equity strategist for a major financial firm appeared on Bloomberg after the market close and opined that “90% of the damage has been done.” He went on to affirm that if READ MORE

Is a Dovish FED Bullish for the Stock Market?

Is an Accommodative Fed Bullish for the Stock Market? “In 2007-2008, the Fed cut rates 10 times, but the S&P 500 still declined 58%” Many investors heed every utterance from the Federal Reserve, hoping they hear a clue about interest rates. They assume that a fall in interest rates means higher stock prices, while rising READ MORE

Elliott Wave Principle a Marvel of Technical Analysis

Just when you thought there’d been every possible adaptation of the Marvel comics movie franchise, we’ve thought of one more: A Marvel installment based on financial market analysis. At one end of this Marvel market universe is Technipede: Like the insect he’s named for, Technipede uses hundreds of technical disciplines to stand on for evaluating READ MORE

Stocks are red, why?

Just Thursday — or even on Friday morning — it seemed that stocks were finally out of the woods. But as I’m typing this… Our friends at Elliott Wave International had a hunch this would happen. Here’s what their Short Term Update wrote Wednesday night: “The harmony of the major averages is out of whack, which is READ MORE

Gold From Boring to Six Year High

As mainstream experts struggled to see the direction in gold, Elliott wave analysis saw a clear, bullish triangle. Then, gold prices rocketed to six-year highs! A common misconception of trading is that the best opportunities come near market highs and lows, when a change-in-trend is on the launchpad with 10 seconds to liftoff. The problem READ MORE

What’s next for the economy?

There IS a way to forecast the general health of the economy. This method has repeatedly proven itself. Yes, you can anticipate the likelihood of a recession, even a depression — or, conversely, when major economic measures — like jobs — will be robust. That surefire way is the performance of the stock market. That’s READ MORE

How to Capitalize on Market Corrections

90% of traders throw in the towel. One of the main reasons is because they don’t have a method. Elliott Wave Principle is one of the most popular investment method books ever published. Now, we’re working with Elliott Wave International to celebrate the book’s 40th anniversary by giving you free access to Bob Prechter’s bestseller. READ MORE

Interest Rates Win Again as Fed Follows Market

Kendall and Hochberg: Interest Rates Win Again as Fed Follows Market By Elliott Wave International Most economists and financial analysts believe that central banks set interest rates. For more than two decades, Elliott Wave International has tracked the relationship between interest rates set by the marketplace and interest rates set by the U.S. Federal Reserve READ MORE

The Biggest Stock Market Crash of Your Lifetime

Warning: A stock market crash and a deflationary depression that may rival the Great Depression is in its early stages. Posted on November 21, 2018 by ElliottWave.com: There is evidence that deflationary forces are already taking hold in America By Murray Gunn When I was writing technical analysis reports for the customers of a major READ MORE

Will the Feds Rate Hikes Choke the Stock Market Rally

Fact: The direction of interest rates does not determine the stock market’s trend. Investing is hard. You, like many others, probably watch financial TV networks, read analysis, listen to talk shows and talk to fellow investors, trying to understand what’s next. One popular stock market “indicator” is interest rates. Analysts parse every word from the READ MORE

Trading Crypto Currencies

To Win, You Must Know Where You’re Wrong See how Elliott wave analysis helped traders reduce risk in Litecoin’s recent price action Dear readers, if a story about the get-rich-quick promises of cryptocurrency trading is what you seek, keep on moving. Rest assured, that story exists. It’s all over the interwebs, in one form or READ MORE