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

Next Time You See “4 Times as Many Bulls as There Are Bears,” Remember This See how stock investors’ “historic optimism” served as a warning After a 12-year uptrend, just when caution might be in order, investor psychology has remained highly and stubbornly optimistic. As the July Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, a monthly publication which… Read more Record Optimism

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

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