Insiders Selling

Pay Attention to This Group of Investors (They Know More) The stock market actions of corporate insiders is revealing It stands to reason that executives of a corporation know more about the goings-on of their business than outsiders. So, it’s wise to pay attention to their stock market actions regarding their own shares. Yes, the READ MORE

Platinum Selloff

Platinum’s May-June Selloff: When the “Fundamental” Chips Fall In May, a “record supply deficit” should’ve sent platinum prices soaring. So much for the best laid “fundamental” plans. If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me what value “fundamentals” serve in navigating financial markets, well… let’s just say I could’ve retired to the READ MORE

How Major Financial Trends End

Robert Prechter Interview for the Ages: Quick Takes on Big Financial Trends ‘That’s not even the craziest indicator on this chart. Look at the bottom graph.’ Robert Prechter’s June 23 interview with, which is under 15 minutes, covers a variety of financial topics. They include stocks with an emphasis on the technology sector (including READ MORE

100x Increase in Interest Rates

This Trend Is Up a Whopping 10,240% Since March 2021 How millionaires are handling financial uncertainty On March 1, 2021, the 6 Month Treasury Bill Rate was a measly 0.05%. The March 2021 Elliott Wave Theorist, a monthly Elliott Wave International publication which covers major financial and social trends, said: If the rise in interest READ MORE

Intimidating Bond Market

Want to “Intimidate Everybody”? Be a Bond Market Back in October 2021, we showed subscribers a chart of the “Bond Universe” — ALL bonds, from around the world, in ONE chart. Since then, as yields spiked and prices fell, the bond market has indeed been “intimidating everybody.” Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor, Murray READ MORE

Recession May Foil Expectations

Why a U.S. Recession May Foil Economists’ Expectations “Many classic indicators of a recession are exactly where they were at the…” You may have heard that Germany has slipped into a recession. What you may not have heard is, the German government anticipated an economic uptick in Q1, not a slide. Reality failing to meet READ MORE

Pension Fund Crisis

Is a Pension Fund Crisis Next? “U.S. pension funds are on the brink of implosion” Did you get a heads-up from the financial media that the U.S. banking system was vulnerable before the failures of Silicon Valley, Signature and First Republic banks? There may have been outlier articles here and there but no real warnings. READ MORE

Your Bank: Early Warning

Your Bank: “Use This as an Early Warning Signal” First Republic Bank “customers had pulled $100 billion in deposits in the first quarter” More dramatic news on the banking front. On April 25, investors in the shares of First Republic Bank were hit hard (The New York Times): First Republic Bank Enters New Free Fall READ MORE

Advisors Take Heat

Financial Advisors Take Heat for Market Losses (Will Anger Intensify?) Was 2022 an aberration for the 60/40 allocation? Many financial advisors steer clients who are willing to take some risk toward a 60% stocks / 40% bonds portfolio. Alas, investors who followed that strategy in 2022 saw the value of their portfolios decrease substantially. In READ MORE

Pressure on Banks will Rise

Silicon Valley Bank, Silvergate and “The Everything Bust” “The pressure on banks will rise” The phrase “Everything Bust” means a bust in just about every financial risk-asset of which you can think, as well as the economy and, I dare say, the financial system itself. Indeed, in a section titled “The Everything Bust Is on READ MORE

FDIC and Your Bank Deposits

The Shocking Truth About the FDIC and Your Bank Deposits Why you can’t rely on the FDIC if your bank goes under Editor’s note: The failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Silvergate Bank have many observers of the banking system discussing the possibility of contagion. Even so, many depositors feel safe because their deposits are READ MORE

Foreign Buyers Jump Into Stocks

Overseas Buyers Scoop Up U.S. Shares (Bullish or Bearish)? “No crowd buys stocks of other countries intelligently” The fact that investors from other countries are feverishly buying U.S. stocks might seem like a bullish sign. On the other hand, consider what Robert Prechter said in his book, Prechter’s Perspective: No crowd buys stocks of other READ MORE

Double Top in Natural Gas

Natural Gas: Here’s What Happened After a “Double Top” A key technical pattern warns of a reversal It probably won’t be a surprise to you that Elliott Wave International is an advocate of technical analysis. After all, the Elliott wave method is a form of technical analysis. You probably know that the term “technical analysis” READ MORE

Sentiment Offer Clues About What is Next

Stocks: How Sentiment Measures Offer Clues About What’s Likely Next Insights into the stock market as a fractal Elliott Wave International’s analysts track dozens of indicators, and our U.S. Short Term Update pays particular attention to those which may offer clues about the near-term. Consider this analysis from the Sept. 26 U.S. Short Term Update, READ MORE

Elliott Waves in Individual Stocks

Yes, Elliott Waves Work with Individual Stocks — Here’s How “The primary value of the Wave Principle is that it provides a context for market analysis” Elliott waves reflect the repetitive patterns of mass psychology — so they are ideally suited for analyzing the widely traded main stock indexes. On the other hand, thinly traded READ MORE