Understand the basics of the subject matter, break it down to its smallest parts — and you’ve laid a good foundation for proper application of… well, anything, really. That’s what we had in mind when we put together our free 10-lesson online Basic Elliott Wave Tutorial, based largely on Robert Prechter’s classic “Elliott Wave Principle [...]
Two resources from Elliott Wave International can help you get started By Elliott Wave International When Ralph Nelson Elliott discovered the Wave Principle nearly 70 years ago, he explained how social (or crowd) behavior trends and reverses in recognizable patterns. You can learn to identify these patterns as they unfold in the financial markets, and [...]
“Successful market timing depends upon learning the patterns of crowd behavior. By anticipating the crowd, you can avoid becoming a part of it.” I pulled this quote directly from the opening paragraphs of the free Elliott Wave Online Tutorial. It’s critical to your understanding of how markets really work. Now some might say, “What’s [...]
Ralph Nelson Elliott discovered the Wave Principle in the 1930s. Over the decades, his discovery was kept alive by a handful of individuals. A few of those, such as Bolton, Prechter and Frost, educated investors on how to use pattern analysis in financial markets. To help out Elliott Wave International’s readers in learning the basics of the method, we put together a free 10-lesson online tutorial. Here’s an excerpt.
How do you choose one lesson from a basic tutorial that is chock-full of excellent information about Elliott wave analysis? You use a time-honored method to end up with “how to use the chaneling technique with impulse waves.”
Successful market timing depends upon learning the patterns of crowd behavior. By anticipating the crowd, you can avoid becoming a part of it. The Wave Principle is not primarily a forecasting tool; it is a detailed description of how markets behave. The progression of mass emotions from pessimism to optimism and back again tends to follow a similar path each time around.
Every trader and analyst has favorite techniques to use when trading. But where traditional technical studies fall short, the Wave Principle kicks in to show you high probability price targets and, just as importantly, how to distinguish high probability trade setups from the ones that traders should ignore.