Scary Part Just Ahead

Stocks: Is the Really Scary Part Just Ahead? Here’s one of the actions which investors take when they get “rattled” Big daily selloffs have occurred since the stock market’s downtrend began in January. For instance, on May 18, the Dow Industrials closed lower by 1,161 points — a 3.6% drop. The S&P 500 shed 4%… Read more Scary Part Just Ahead

The Reversal in Interest Rates

Interest Rates: The Warning That Few Wanted to Heed Here’s an update on this “hugely dangerous bet” Back in mid-2020, a common sentiment toward interest rates was that they would stay historically low for the foreseeable future. Indeed, in July of that year, no less than the Bank of Canada governor said (BNN Bloomberg): ‘Interest… Read more The Reversal in Interest Rates

Are Stocks Overvalued?

Are stocks overvalued? A quick look at the long term perspective. Take a minute and look at a valuation chart for the stock market: What we have here on the X axis is the bond yield/stock yield ratio for the S&P 400 companies. Sounds fancy, but all it means is that the further you go… Read more Are Stocks Overvalued?

NFTs and Tulip Mania

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs): A Replay of Holland’s “Tulip Mania”? The NFT Index is down more than 55% from its November high. It seems the financial world has gone a little crazy — maybe a lot crazy. Specifically, I’m talking about non-fungible tokens or NFTs for short. You may be familiar with them, but in case… Read more NFTs and Tulip Mania

Don’t be fooled by this

“Shooting Stars” of the Stock Market: “Don’t Be Fooled by This” A meme stock has been defined as “the shares of a company that have gained a cult-like following online and through social media platforms.” This “following” is largely comprised of novice investors who hope to make a quick profit. You may remember two well-publicized… Read more Don’t be fooled by this

Investment Roadmap for 2022

Cryptos competing with USD and EUR. NFTs competing with Rembrandt and Da Vinci. Electric car makers with $0 revenue but market cap bigger than GM, Ford or Toyota. How do you make sense of today’s financial trends? Answer: Use Elliott waves to clarify the global macro environment, ID new opportunities and protect your existing investments. In this FREE, big-picture video from our friends… Read more Investment Roadmap for 2022

Was Covid a Bullish Event?

How to Outwit 99% of Investment Pros Was COVID-19 a “bullish event”? No. Here’s the real answer why stocks rose as the pandemic raged. Waves of social mood fluctuate in accordance with the Wave Principle and determine prices in financial markets. Moreover, these same waves regulate the tenor and character of social attitudes and actions.… Read more Was Covid a Bullish Event?

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