Small Traders vs. Large Traders vs. Commercials: Who Is Right Most Often?

by ForexCycle.com | November 23, 2020 10:09 pm
By Elliott Wave International It’s useful to know who is doing what in particular financial markets. You’ll find out why as we proceed, however, let’s first start off with some basic background information. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission follows the activity of three...

Margin: How Stock Market Investors Are “Reaching for the Stars”

by ForexCycle.com | November 21, 2020 2:45 am
By Elliott Wave International One of the historic ways that stock market investors exhibit conviction about the direction of prices is to use leverage or participate in the market with borrowed money. Yet another way of putting...

How Elliott Waves Simplify Your Technical Analysis

by ForexCycle.com | November 11, 2020 1:58 am
By Elliott Wave International First, before we explore a key insight into Elliott waves and technical chart patterns, expect to see a growing number of comments about technical analysis in the financial press. That is, if a...

Earnings Season: Here’s What Stock Investors Need to Know

by ForexCycle.com | October 22, 2020 12:16 am
By Elliott Wave International Many investors and financial journalists believe that corporate earnings play a large role in driving stock market prices. Here’s just a couple of headlines from Oct. 13: Stocks open mixed on first day...

“Rates Down, Stocks Up”? Myth … Busted!

by ForexCycle.com | October 14, 2020 2:06 am
By Elliott Wave International There’s a widespread belief that rising interest rates are bad for stocks and a lower interest rate trend is good for stocks. The reasoning behind that belief is that bonds compete with stocks...

Gold: Why You Should Be Wary of the “Consensus”

by ForexCycle.com | October 7, 2020 6:11 am
By Elliott Wave International You may recall investor optimism that attended gold’s then record high of $1921.50 in September 2011. A Gallup poll from that time period captured the prevailing sentiment. The Sept. 2, 2011 Elliott Wave...

Any Liquid Market, Any Timeframe: Know How to Spot New Opportunities Today

by ForexCycle.com | October 2, 2020 12:35 pm
By Elliott Wave International One positive development to come out of the 2020 pandemic is a widespread desire for financial independence. It’s led everyone from retirees to Generation Z’s to consider stock trading as a “cushion” against...

Global Stock Markets: Keep Your Eye on This Remarkable “Divergence”

by ForexCycle.com | October 1, 2020 2:15 pm
By Elliott Wave International As you probably know, a “divergence” occurs when one financial market behaves differently from a related financial market. Such occurrences often portend trend changes, albeit, divergences may stretch out for months before a...

Here’s Evidence That “the Great Property Bust is Underway”

by ForexCycle.com | September 27, 2020 1:17 pm
By Elliott Wave International It’s always good to get ahead of a trend and not wait until it’s obvious to everyone. Consider the subprime mortgage crisis of more than a decade ago. As you’ll probably recall, it...