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...

Are These 4 Emotional Pitfalls Sabotaging Your Trading?

By Jeffrey Kennedy The following is an excerpt from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom Collection. For a limited time, Elliott Wave International is offering Jeffrey Kennedy's report, How to Use Bar Patterns to Spot Trade Setups, free. To be a consistently successful trader, the most important trait to learn is...

Spot a Pattern You Recognize: One Simple Tip for Becoming a Better Trader

By Gary Grimes The following article is adapted from market analysis by Elliott Wave International Chief Commodity Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy. Learn more here. Wave patterns are like beautiful women, classic cars and great art – you know them when you see them. EWI analyst Jeffrey Kennedy drives this point home...