Financial Forecast 2017

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

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

Central Bank Balance Sheet Expansion Continues without INFLATION

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

The Bond Market Rout

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

How to Invest for the Brexit?

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?

Consumers Are Now Savers

The real reason consumers aren’t spending is not a matter of monetary policy; it’s a matter of psychology. On June 2, the postman rang once — and, boy, did he ring. That day, the Wall Street Journal published a strongly worded letter titled, “Grand Central: A Letter to Stingy American Consumers,” which included these notable… Read more Consumers Are Now Savers

Deflation Nightmare in Europe

Elliott Wave International’s European markets expert Brian Whitmer often cautions his subscribers to beware of the pitfalls that will accompany the developing deflation in Europe. On May 20-27, Brian is hosting a free 5-video event at Investing in Europe: 5 Critical Insights. “Europe seems to be leading the way on important global trends, so… Read more Deflation Nightmare in Europe

What is Scarier Than Deflation?

As early as 2011, our analysis warned that Europe’s deflation was coming — here’s why For the economies of Europe, the past few months have felt like one long ice-bucket challenge that never ends: A perpetual state of shock induced by the bone-chilling fact thatdeflation “…has become a reality in many European countries.” (Oct. 24,… Read more What is Scarier Than Deflation?

Is Deflation Coming Again?

Not Inflation, But Deflation The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast warns that the contracting U.S. economy signals deflation ahead In June, the U.S. government, revising its previous number, reported that the economy shrank by 2.9% in the first quarter of 2014. The steep plunge caught the bulls by surprise. It was substantially worse than the preliminary… Read more Is Deflation Coming Again?

Deflationary Forces Preventing FED’s Rescue Efforts

The Federal Reserve’s efforts to rescue the economy have been historically aggressive, starting with the initial round of quantitative easing in 2008 and continuing through 2013. Much money has been printed, despite what Bernanke says. M1 has been more than tripled. Yet Gold is down, commodities market is down, and inflation is still at historic low levels!… Read more Deflationary Forces Preventing FED’s Rescue Efforts

Deflation Warning

Money Manager Startles Global Conference. History shows that the U.S. should pay attention to economies in Europe. The economy has been sluggish for five years. There’s no shortage of chatter about “why,” yet few observers mention deflation. Bernanke has been printing trillions. ECB and Bank of Japan has joined the reflation efforts and promised to… Read more Deflation Warning

Is Deflation Possible?

To understand the deflation problem, one must understand the nature of money and the amount of total debt in the US economy. In a credit based economy, money is created when banks make loans. Our money supply is not what Bernanke prints, but it is what we borrow. Fractional reserve banking coupled with interest based… Read more Is Deflation Possible?

Financial Tsunami Coming

The size of the coming wave will surprise everyone It has been 4 years since the 2008 crash, and we have mostly forgotten about the dark days of financial calamity that almost destroyed the world economy. It was later revealed that FED made tens of trillions of loans to ailing institutions to save the world.… Read more Financial Tsunami Coming