Signs of the Top

It  may seem like we are constantly beating the drum of a top in the market with recent articles like  the NASDAQ ROC stock commentary , Obama’s Comments Worry Stock Bulls and today's Signs of the Top, but each of these articles was developed … [Read more...]

Will the trend be bulls or bears for gold in 2013?

by Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst As we turn the calendar over, there are probably two dominant questions on the minds of most precious-metals investors: Will gold and silver have a better year than the last two? And will gold stocks … [Read more...]

Did the Past 7 Weeks of Rally Lull You to Sleep?

Here's why you SHOULDN'T get too comfortable Bear markets are cunning beasts. Don't get me wrong -- we are not in the bear market territory yet. At least, not officially. An "official" bear market begins when the stocks indexes decline 20%. … [Read more...]

Six Straight Weeks of Decline Take DJIA Below 12,000: What Now?

Before blaming falling stocks on the most recent weak economic reports, let's check some dates. As of June 10, the Dow has suffered the "longest losing streak since the fall of 2002. The market's last seven-week stretch of losses began in May … [Read more...]

Head and Shoulders Stock Market Pattern: Still Valid?

A Multi-Year Technical Analysis Pattern "Bears" Watching By Robert Jay   Earlier this year, EWI's Robert Prechter described a "head and shoulders" pattern in the Dow Jones Industrials, saying it started in 1998 and is still … [Read more...]

Just Your Average 300-Year Bear Market?

Long-Term Trend Forecasting is Actually Easier than Short-Term By Robert Jay Most people who analyze the present give too little thought to the past, even when previous decades or centuries offer acutely relevant information.   This is … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Now is Not the Time to Speculate in Stocks

After the investment winter of 2008, in 2009 as stocks began showing some "green shoots" and looked a bit like spring, 2010 has looked a bit like Summer or Autumn with prices flattening out and going nowhere.  Does that mean that investment Winter is … [Read more...]

All Golden Eggs in One Basket

Dear Editor, I am a college student and amateur trader. I have a friend of a friend who I have the unfortunate acquaintance with every now an then, and when so I get to hear his loud obnoxiousness. He is a strong believer in the "fraud" of … [Read more...]

Stocks Setting up for Big Slide

By Tim McMahon, editor Historically whenever the 10-year Treasury yield drops 1.2% over a short period of time a bear market for stocks resulted within two months  .  This signal presaged steep market crashes in 1990, 2000, and 2007. The … [Read more...]

S&P Video Update- Which way from here?

If you are finding the S&P hard to follow, you are not alone. Watch as Adam shares some steps with you on how to improve your trading.~Tim McMahon,  Editor The S&P 500 is turning out to be a conundrum for many professionals and home … [Read more...]