The Big Short

Perhaps you've seen the 2015 movie or read the book The Big Short by  Michael Lewis about the financial crisis of 2007–2008, which was triggered by the build-up of the housing market and the economic bubble. If you missed it, here's what … [Read more...]

Alternatives to Trading in a Shaky Economy

Almost six years later, the recession of 2007-2008 hovers on the edge of rearing its ugly head again unless the major world economies find a way to stabilize and steadily grow. The unemployment rate and the American economy have had some relief, … [Read more...]

Top U.S. Trading Partners

International Trade is a major component of United States commerce. According to the U.S. Census, total US trades for 2012 through November amounted to $3.51 trillion with total US imports amounting to $2.09 trillion and exports amounted to $1.41 … [Read more...]

Buying Stocks and Bonds?

Before Buying Stocks and Bonds Given the state of the economy over the last few years, it's no wonder everyone's safeguarding his or her money a little more carefully. From bailouts to budget cuts, the ebbs and flows of  the world's economy are … [Read more...]

Moving Averages: Determining Trend and Avoiding Whipsaws

The moving average is a simple tool designed to help you easily determine the underlying financial trend of a stock, bond, commodity, mutual fund, or any other financial instrument. According to Wikipedia a moving average is "commonly used with time … [Read more...]

Forex Market Insight: EUR/USD Rallies…Why?

Elliott wave patterns suggested a bullish reversal a day before the rally On February 16, EUR/USD, the euro-dollar exchange rate and the most actively traded forex pair, surged over 170 pips, from below $1.30 to above $1.3150. The explanations … [Read more...]

Free Week of FOREX at EWI until February 29

Our friends at Elliott Wave International have just announced the beginning of their popular FreeWeek event, where they throw open the doors for you to test-drive some of their most popular premium services -- at ZERO cost to you. You can access … [Read more...]

What Are the BEST Technical Indicators for Successful Trading?

8 technical analysis tools that give any trader an edge You may have seen a TV ad where "traders" describe their strategies, and one says, "I trade on fundamentals." That sounds very reassuring -- except that, on any given day, "fundamentals" are a … [Read more...]

“Your Work Helps Me in a Very Practical Way”

Prechter talks with Mind of Money Host Doug Lodmell Robert Prechter offers a broad overview of the Wave Principle in this interview clip with The Mind of Money host, Douglass Lodmell.  … [Read more...]

Trends in the U.S. Dollar, Stocks and Gold

Today we have Chris Vermeulen "The Gold and Oil Guy" to tell us a bit about where the massive deficits will take the Dollar, Stocks and Gold. ~editor Gold and Stocks Heading Higher with GDP Crashing As most investors and traders are aware, the U.S. … [Read more...]