We all love a bargain… …Except when it comes to stocks. The reason boils down to uncertainty. We know what our fruits and vegetables should cost at the grocer’s — but we’re far less certain about how much to pay for a blue-chip stock or shares in an S&P 500 Index fund. So how does… Read more How To Beat Herding Impulse in the Financial Markets
Robert Prechter Talks About Elliott Waves and Socionomics According to Socionomic theory, behavior of the aggregate population is patterned just like seasons, and that has far reaching ramifications, especially for financial markets. Let’s hear it from the father of the Socionomic theory, Robert Prechter. 1. How did you come across Elliott wave analysis? My dad… Read more Socionomics and Elliott Waves
Our friends at Elliott Wave International (EWI) regularly put out great free content on their site. If you’ve visited their site before, you may have seen “Chart of the Day,” a featured series of videos that take a quick, but close examination of a chart from one of EWI’s paid publications. Since Robert Folsom began… Read more Financial Forecast 2017
Crude Oil Sinks 20%: Why “Oversupply” Isn’t the Half of It Oil prices have defied bullish efforts to curb oversupply. Here’s our take on why. I have a friend… let’s call him Larry. Let’s just say, Larry is not a fan of taking risks. He likes his reflexes fast, his cars slow, and his financial… Read more Crude Oil Sinks
See our global market charts that cover $18 TRILLION, inflation(?), and a truly bold forecast. What You Need to Know NOW About Protecting Yourself from Deflation Get this free, special report about the unexpected but imminent and grave risk to your portfolio. You’ll also get 29 specific forecasts for Stocks, Real Estate, Gold, New… Read more Central Bank Balance Sheet Expansion Continues without INFLATION
For those tempted to chalk up the financial troubles of “bricks and mortar” shopping malls to the rise of online shopping, consider this from USA Today (Jan. 27, 2017): While online shopping is growing at a rapid rate of 15% a year, it’s still only 8% of all retail sales. The Decline of the U.S.… Read more The Decline of the U.S. Retail – Is it Deflation?
Violent Bond Selloff: An Eye-Opening Perspective In Elliott wave terms, bond investors have transitioned from extreme optimism to extreme pessimism. The bull market in bonds has been running for decades. We may have seen the top. Some call it the greatest bull market of our time, even exceeding stocks. Is it over? Have we seen… Read more The Bond Market Rout
We recently saw all-time highs in the stock market,. But does it indicate a healthy economy? Usually the economic indicators lag the financial markets. Markets go up first, recession ends later. Similarly markets go down first and recession appears later. So the market is up. But the US economic data is lagging badly. The economy is going… Read more 3 Charts That the FED Does NOT Want You To See
Will the Britain exit EU? If you follow Europe’s major financial news networks, you’re no doubt inundated by all the rumor and conjecture surrounding the Brexit referendum — it dominates the headlines. Back across the pond, the Washington Post calls it the “most important vote in Europe in a half-century.” So will Great Britain exit… Read more How to Invest for the Brexit?
FED has kept interests close to 0% for many years. We went through many rounds of QE. We have inflated assets bubbles in housing and the stock market once again -according to some- to worse levels than 2007. FED has finally increased the rates marginally and the stocks started to come down furiously. After a… Read more Can the FED Go For Negative Interest Rates?