Why You Should Care About DJIA Priced in Gold

By Vadim Pokhlebkin The following article is provided courtesy of Elliott Wave International (EWI). For more insights that challenge conventional financial wisdom, download EWI’s free 118-page Independent Investor eBook. ————- Of the many forward looking market indicators we at EWI employ, one of the most interesting tools (and least...

If Stocks Tank, Shouldn’t Gold Soar?

The following article is provided courtesy of Elliott Wave International (EWI). For more insights that challenge conventional financial wisdom, download EWI’s free 118-page Independent Investor eBook. ————- Large banks and more recently pension funds have suddenly become infatuated with gold.  They chant the mantras that gold bugs have known...

Earnings: Is That REALLY What’s Driving The DJIA Higher?

By Vadim Pokhlebkin It's corporate earnings season again, and everywhere you turn, analysts talk about the influence of earnings on the broad stock market:  US Stocks Surge On Data, 3Q Earnings From JPMorgan, Intel (Wall Street Journal) Stocks Open Down on J&J Earnings (Washington Post) European Stocks Surge; US...

Q&A With Robert Prechter: Why Technical Analysis Beats Out Fundamental Analysis

By Elliott Wave International As the major stock markets turned down in late 2007 and then started to rally in March 2009, many people who believed in fundamental analysis have begun to question its validity. Famed technical analyst and Elliott wave expert Robert Prechter has long called for the bear...

Efficient Market Hypothesis: True “Villain” of the Financial Crisis?

By Robert Folsom Editor's Note: The following article discusses Robert Prechter's view of the Efficient Market Hypothesis. For more information, download this free 10-page issue of Prechter's Elliott Wave Theorist. When a maverick idea becomes vindicated, there's a good story to tell. It usually involves a person (or small...