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

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

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

Most Miss Market Turns

Why Most Investors Are “Doomed” to Miss Major Market Turns “The arrows show how conventional futurists approach forecasting” The reason why most investors miss key turns in financial markets is that they linearly extrapolate a trend into the future. If a market is going down, these investors expect that market to continue to go down READ MORE

NFT Crash

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs): Another Financial “Fumble” NFTs have taken “a round trip to nowhere” Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ quarterback Tom Brady is a non-fungible token (NFT) enthusiast. However, glory on the football field has not translated to this field of finance (Business Insider, August 8): Tom Brady bought a Bored Ape NFT for $430,000 in April. READ MORE

IPO will Disappear

Here’s Why IPOs Will Likely Dwindle to Near Zero “The IPO market is fizzling” Financial activity is usually abuzz during times of financial optimism, such as the issuance of initial public offerings (IPOs). An IPO means that a company is transitioning from private to public ownership. The process involves selling shares to the public for READ MORE

Dow Industrials 8 Wave Cycle

The Dow Industrials’ Big 8-Wave Cycle is Incomplete “We finally understand our full Elliott wave position” The Wave Principle’s basic pattern includes five waves in the direction of the larger trend, followed by three corrective waves, as illustrated in both bull and bear markets below: Keep in mind that the stock market is a fractal, READ MORE

Netflix Crash

Another One Bites the Dust – The Deflation of Netflix Bubbles are popping, one by one. The share price of Netflix plummeted last week, coinciding with news that it is losing subscribers, a big change after years of growth. The media and conventional analysts will, of course, link the cause of the share price decline READ MORE

Sign of a Major Top: M&A

M&As: Beware of This Major Sign of a Stock Market Top Here’s what often precedes “prolonged and devastating bear markets” Inside the three publications that comprise Elliott Wave International’s flagship Financial Forecast Service, Elliott Wave International recently documented the many expressions of “financial optimism.” Things like crypto mania. Or meme stocks. Or just buying any READ MORE