Head and Shoulders in Euro

Euro: Look at This Head & Shoulders Chart Formation Learn about the “head and shoulders” measuring formula You are probably familiar with the classic “head and shoulders” chart pattern. But, in case you need a refresher, here’s a brief description of a head and shoulders top: The high of an initial upward move is the… Read more Head and Shoulders in Euro

Kiss of Death for Crypto?

Has Crypto-Mania Finally Run Its Course? Here’s a high-profile parallel between tech- and crypto-mania When a company that’s part of a major financial trend buys the naming rights to a professional sports stadium or arena, watch out! History suggests that such a prominent move might be a sign that the fortunes of that company are… Read more Kiss of Death for Crypto?

Public is all in Stocks

New Update on the Public’s Voracious Appetite for Stocks Here’s a month-to-month breakdown of how much money individuals are spending on stocks. It’s been noted before in these pages that … … Investors have put more money into stocks in the last 5 months than the previous 12 years combined That was an April CNBC… Read more Public is all in Stocks

Even the Bears are Bulls Now

When Even Bears Act Bullishly (What It May Mean) “Some indicators are making records” It’s difficult for most investors to take an independent stand from the crowd. For example, it may be wise to “buy when there’s blood in the streets,” as Baron Rothschild famously said, but for many investors, that’s easier said than done.… Read more Even the Bears are Bulls Now

Free WEEK

You may agree that today, “hopeful” describes how most investors feel. Everyone is invested to the last penny! Hopeful that the pandemic will finally go away. Hopeful that Washington will do more good than harm. Hopeful that inflation will fall, and employment will rise. And, hopeful that stocks will keep rising if investors get their… Read more Free WEEK

Kiss of Death

Stocks: Is This the “Kiss of Death” for the Bull Market? Stock market prices usually decline after this occurs. Many market observers believe that the catalyst for the next bear market will be a piece of extraordinarily bad news. However, Elliott Wave International has shown time and again that the stock market’s price action is… Read more Kiss of Death

Record Optimism

January 27, 2022 Update 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.… Read more Record Optimism

Corporate Bankruptcies

Why U.S. Corporate Bankruptcies Could Skyrocket “U.S. bankruptcies in the first quarter of 2021 and all of 2020 were above the 13-year average” An April 17 article headline on the website of National Public Radio says: U.S Economy Looking Good As Spending Jumps In March And, on April 29, The New York Times said: Americans’… Read more Corporate Bankruptcies

The Peak in World Stocks

“Wall Street never changes,”¬†said Jesse Livermore, the legendary ‘boy plunger’ trader.¬†“The pockets change, the suckers change, the stocks change, but Wall Street never changes, because human nature never changes.” Livermore’s trading life started towards the end of the 1800s, just as Charles Dow was writing about the stock market in his Wall Street Journal. Dow’s… Read more The Peak in World Stocks

Non-Fungible Tokens Mania

Cryptos: What the “Bizarre” World of Non-Fungible Tokens May Be Signaling The world of cryptos includes something known as non-fungible tokens, which go by the acronym NFTs. If you’re unfamiliar with them, they’re a bit bizarre but quite simple. Here’s what the April Global Market Perspective, a monthly Elliott Wave International publication which covers 50+… Read more Non-Fungible Tokens Mania

Does Gold Go Up Due to Money Printing?

What Drives Gold Prices? (Don’t Say “the Fed!”) Excerpted from Elliott Wave International’s new FREE report ” Gold Investor’s Survival Guide: 5 Principles That Help You Stay Ahead of Price Turns.” There is a glaring hole in the popular understanding of what drives gold’s price. Mainstream finance believes the Federal Reserve’s monetary and interest rate… Read more Does Gold Go Up Due to Money Printing?

The Margin Doom

“Fastest Jump Since 2007”: How Leveraged Investors are Courting “Doom” “Our view is that the use of margin to buy stocks is far higher than the NYSE figures indicate” The stock market uptrend has extended for more than 11 years. Even so, instead of displaying caution, investors have been borrowing to buy stocks like there’s… Read more The Margin Doom

Panic and Euphoria

8 Indicators in 1: Here’s the Message of the Panic/Euphoria Mode. Prior model extremes occurred in March 2000 and October 2007. Elliott Wave International has been providing market analysis for more than four decades — which includes many bull/bear market cycles. That said, the public’s current market mindset — especially among inexperienced investors — is… Read more Panic and Euphoria

Record High Junk Bond Demand

If raising money doesn’t get any easier than this, what’s next? The latest data from Refinitiv shows that companies have raised a record $140 billion in the U.S. dollar junk bond market during the first quarter of this year. That beats the previous record set during the second quarter last year when companies scrambled to… Read more Record High Junk Bond Demand

Inflation or Deflation?

What the “Sudden, Dramatic” Surge in Googling “Inflation” Tells You It likely “typifies the end of an old economic trend and the beginning of a new one” In the news, you hear that the big monetary fear these days is the prospect for a jump in inflation. Here are some headlines since the start of… Read more Inflation or Deflation?

Bullish Sentiment Extreme

U.S. Stocks: Here’s a Big Sign That “Sentiment Cannot Get Much More Extreme” The stock exposure of the most bearish active investment managers is revealing Relatively few investors want to bet against the stock market rally. As a Feb. 18 financial article says (CNBC): Short interest in the market has fallen to near-record lows. Indeed,… Read more Bullish Sentiment Extreme