In 2013, our chief commodity analyst Jeffrey Kennedy co-authored an invaluable resource titled “Visual Guide to Elliott Wave Trading” in which he explained how combining Elliott analysis with technical methods enables traders to identify price action moving with, and against the larger trend.
The market itself provides its own clues about its future price action. One such clue is found in higher-beta small cap stocks vs. lower-beta blue chips. Get our take.
We all love a bargain… Except when it comes to stocks. The reason boils down to uncertainty. We know what our fruits and vegetables should cost at the grocer’s — but we’re far less certain about how much to pay for a blue-chip stock or shares in an S&P 500 Index fund.
Stock picking is losing favor. On the other hand, passive investing is growing in popularity. This fits with the stock market’s Elliott wave pattern. The mania is not over, but the end might be closer than many investors realize
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.
As Frost & Prechter’s Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle, says: The Wave Principle is the best forecasting tool in existence. [It] imparts an immense amount of knowledge about the market’s position … and its probable ensuing path.
There’s an old saying on Wall Street that goes “buy low and sell high.” It’s usually said in jest because it’s a feat that’s much easier said than done. History shows that most investors pile into bull markets just as they are about to end, and they do the opposite in bear markets: sell right near the bottom, when the fear is at its highest.
Do you see a pattern you recognize in this chart of Reynolds American (RAI)? The Wave Principle separates price action into two categories: motive and corrective, and this price chart has a clear example of one category.
Every day, the mainstream financial experts attempt to explain away fluctuations in stock market trends with some “fundamental factor” du jour, all of which boil down to this: good news causes a market to rise and bad news — to fall.
Some Elliott wave forex traders do watch the news — but for different reasons By Elliott Wave International Last Friday, EURUSD rallied strongly. Said Reuters: “The U.S. dollar tumbled against a basket of major currencies…on U.S. political uncertainty after the FBI said it would review more emails related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private […]
Elliott Wave International (EWI) is hosting a free Trader Education Week, October 12-18. Register now and get instant access to free trading resources — and you’ll receivemore lessons as they’re unlocked each day of the event. Plus, you’ll be invited to attend a live, online webinar with Jeffrey Kennedy on October 13 and have the opportunity to ask him questions about the lesson he teaches that day.
The Wave Principle classifies price action as either motive or corrective. Corrective waves move opposite the direction of the primary trend and include the zigzag, flat, triangle and combinations of these patterns.