Much of the post-US election rally in the stock market has been attributed to President Donald Trump’s promises for tax cuts and deregulation. But long before the election, Elliott wave price patterns already told our subscribers to prepare for a market rally.
There are nearly 50 commodity markets traded all over the world at any given time. That’s one for every state in the United States. So, how is an investor or trader supposed to know which of these markets to follow and which ones to dismiss?
According to Investopedia – the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (aka. MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between two moving averages of prices. The MACD is calculated by subtracting the 26-day exponential moving average (EMA) from the 12-day EMA.
Total index investing today exceeds 4 Trillion dollars.Why has the share of index fund investing gone from basically zero in 1985, to more than 35% in 2016?
Close to ninety percent of all traders lose money. The remaining ten percent somehow manage to either break even or even turn a profit — and more importantly, do it consistently. How do they do that?
That’s an age-old question. While there is no magic formula, Elliott Wave International’s own Jeffrey Kennedy has identified five fundamental flaws that, in his opinion, stop most traders from being consistently successful.
Scuba-diving is a lot like financial markets. Investors and traders jump in — and use an array of safety gauges to keep them on the right side of price action.
Well, at least those investors and traders who use technical market indicators. For them, those bold, red lines indicating the point of danger — those are equivalent to the most critical component of market analysis: protective stops. The second prices cross this line, it’s time to “swim back up to the surface” and safely re-adjust your position.
Back in 2012, the yen looked like the strongest monetary unit in the financial universe, standing at an all-time record high against the mighty U.S. dollar, the world’s “reserve” currency. Flash ahead to now (circa September 2015), and the yen is down 30% whilst clinging to its lowest level against the dollar in 12 years. So, what changed?
Technical versus fundamental analysis: Which approach yields better investment results? A new study by three finance professors offers an answer.
The focus of their study were a thousand pairs of recommendations made between November 2011 and December 2014 on the TV show “Talking Numbers” … The first half of each pair was a recommendation from a top technician about a stock in the news; the second half was a recommendation about that same stock from a leading fundamental analyst.
The “personality” of a third wave shows itself in recent market action. Third waves are wonders to behold. They are strong and broad, and the trend at this point is unmistakable. … Third waves usually generate the greatest volume and price movement … .