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February 2016 | Elliott Wave Analytics

  • Gold Miners Thrive in Bleak Q4!
    By on February 20, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The gold miners’ stocks have soared this year as investors flock back into this long-abandoned sector.  Many traders wonder if these eye-popping gains are merely the product of fleeting sentiment that could reverse anytime, or are supported by strong underlying fundamentals.  With the gold miner...
  • China’s Latest Lending Orgy
    By on February 18, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Well, you can’t fault China for not trying to resuscitate their ailing economy and flagging stock market via yet another reckless expansion of credit and debt as detailed in this Bloomberg report that includes the video below with some startling long-term data. As I recall from my brief foray int...
  • Technically Speaking: 2016 Outlook
    By on February 17, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    In this past weekend’s newsletter, I discussed the timing and process of reducing equity risk in portfolios to minimize the ongoing deterioration in the markets. “On a very short-term basis the market is oversold and the bounce on Friday was JUST enough to close above the October lows support a...
  • Gold-Stock Upside Targets
    By on February 13, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The gold miners’ stocks are rocketing higher again, multiplying wealth for smart contrarian traders who bought them low in recent months.  But after such a blistering surge, traders are naturally wondering how much farther gold stocks can run.  Is it time to realize gains, or buy aggressively fo...
  • Gold, Miners Rocket Higher!
    By on February 6, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold and its miners’ stocks are rocketing higher as speculators and investors alike return to this left-for-dead sector.  This sudden deluge of capital inflows has crowned gold stocks the best-performing sector of this young new year by far, shocking traders.  And this stunning reversal of fortu...
  • Putting Recent Market Volatility In Context
    By on February 5, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The increase in market volatility has been a major focus of the popular financial press during the opening weeks of 2016. Let’s examine the historical context for market volatility over the past nine-plus years, specifically since January 2007. Our preferred measure of volatility is the daily ...
  • Technically Speaking: February Stats & Taking Ac...
    By on February 4, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    In this past weekend’s newsletter, I discussed the two factors that saved the markets from breaking critical support and likely pushing the markets into a critical correction. To wit: “The first is month-end window dressing by fund managers after a brutal start to the new year. After much liquid...
  • Epic Battle: Hedge Funds vs China
    By on February 3, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    George Soros’ successful bet against the British pound back in 1992 remains one of financial history’s epic tales. The short version of the story begins with Britain linking its currency, the pound, to the German deutschmark via the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM). But Britain’s inflati...
  • US Mint Bullion-Coin Sales 4
    By on February 2, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Recent years have seen countless claims that gold and silver prices have to head far lower, implying demand is low or supply is high.  But the actual data continues to prove this false, showing precious-metals bearishness is rooted in sentiment and not fundamentals.  One fascinating microcosm of g...

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