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  • Should Stocks Rally On Bin Laden’s Death?.
    By on May 5, 2011 | 62 Comments62 Comments  Comments
    On the morning of May 2, the financial headlines were abuzz with the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death and its positive impact on the stock market: “Stock Market Celebrates Killing of Bin Laden” (The Wall Street Journal) But despite a positive open, stocks closed lower on May 2. Und...
  • How To Use Fibonacci Ratios in the Real World
    By on April 28, 2011 | 3 Comments3 Comments  Comments
    What tools help you with the difficult task of identifying the market trend, riding it, and getting out before it reverses? Consider Fibonacci ratios: Mathematical proportions by which moves on a market chart relate to each other. Fibonacci mathematics is an integral part of Elliott wave analysis; F...
  • Understanding the Fed
    By on April 26, 2011 | 313 Comments313 Comments  Comments
    What exactly is the function of the Fed? If it’s to help the U.S. economy grow steadily, then how come in 2007-2009 we had the biggest stock market crash in decades followed by “the Great Recession” and a worldwide financial crisis? For answers, let’s turn to someone who has ...
  • Stop Losses: Help or Hindrance? [Part 2 of 3]
    By on April 26, 2011 | No Comments  Comments
    This article is part 2 of a 3 part-series on stops. In this article, I continue testing and benchmarking the original EMA crossover strategy by adding in percentage-based and ATR-based trailing stops. By Dr. Bruce Vanstone BackgroundBruce Vanstone is Assistant Professor at Bond University in Aust...
  • Does Deflation Remain a Threat?
    By on April 20, 2011 | 37 Comments37 Comments  Comments
    “Every excess causes a defect; every defect an excess. Every sweet hath its sour…The waves of the sea do not more speedily seek a level from their loftiest tossing, than the varieties of condition tend to equalize themselves.” This quote comes from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay...
  • New Free Copy Of The Independent Investor eBook
    By on April 14, 2011 | 419 Comments419 Comments  Comments
    Free Report: Buying Opportunity? Find Out What Extreme Market Sentiment Levels Mean for Your Investments. Our friends at Elliott Wave International have just released a new report on the historical importance of extreme market sentiment levels. You can learn more about it below, or follow this l...
  • Stop Losses – Help or Hindrance?
    By on April 10, 2011 | No Comments  Comments
    Stop Losses – Help or Hindrance? [Part 1 in a series of 3 articles] BackgroundBruce Vanstone is Assistant Professor at Bond University in Australia. He completed his PhD in Computational Finance in 2006 and is a regular presenter and publisher of academic work on stockmarket trading system...
  • Strong Earnings Mean a Strong Stock Market — Ri...
    By on April 2, 2011 | 34 Comments34 Comments  Comments
    Earnings season is upon us, so it’s a good time to delve into how earnings affect stock prices. Here’s an excerpt from Bob Prechter’s February 2010Elliott Wave Theorist. It considers the conventional belief in a cause/effect relationship between earnings and stock prices. EWI’...
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Elliott ...
    By on April 1, 2011 | 70 Comments70 Comments  Comments
    Okay. There can be only two reasons why you are reading this article right now: You thought “Elliott wave” was a surfing term for a wicked breaker, dude. — OR — You’re tired of fundamental analysis of financial markets leaving you behind the trend-moving curve, AND y...
  • Commodity Free Week at EWI
    By on March 17, 2011 | No Comments  Comments
    Elliott Wave International has just announced the beginning of their popular commodity FreeWeek event, where non-subscribers can test-drive some of EWI’s most popular premium services. Now through noon Wednesday, March 23 (Eastern Time), you’ll get access to all of EWI’s hottest d...
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    By on February 5, 2011 | 46 Comments46 Comments  Comments
    You’re only seconds away from making Elliott Wave Market Service part of your trading life…   Memorial Day Weekend Special   Every month you’ll receive: Access to our proprietary and highly accurate Trend Signal Analytics (TM). Derived primarly from the weighted aggregat...
  • NYSE Short Interest Drops To 2010 Low
    By on December 28, 2010 | 35 Comments35 Comments  Comments
    According to the just released NYSE short interest update, the number of shares short on the NYSE group has just dropped to 2010 lows, after dropping by over 1 billion since the August highs. This has occurred pretty much in linear fashion: in the last 4 months, there has been just one two week peri...
  • TrimTabs: We Can’t Figure Out Who Is Buying Sto...
    By on December 23, 2010 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments
    A year after Charles Biderman’s provocative post first appeared here, in which he asked just who is doing all the buying of stocks as the money was obviously not coming from retail investors (and came up with one very notable suggestion), today Maria Bartiromo invited the TrimTabs head once...
  • Intermediate Term Correction on the Horizon?
    By on December 16, 2010 | 44 Comments44 Comments  Comments
    The S&P 500 rallied just over 20% from the August lows to the highs reached earlier this week, and has rallied more than 6% since the late November lows, but a pullback or consolidation is likely in the cards. Given the strong and persistent move in equities since late summer bullish enthusiasm ...
  • Bloodbath in Muni Bond Funds: Will It Continue?
    By on December 16, 2010 | 43 Comments43 Comments  Comments
    My first thought is good grief, how many freakin’ muni funds does one need? Nuveen offers at least 10 different ways to invest in munis. That is just Nuveen. Is there a bubble in the number of muni funds? Reasons for the Muni Selloff 1. Unwinding of the “sure-thing” Quantitative Ea...
  • Dumb Money Spread Hits 5 Year Extreme
    By on December 12, 2010 | No Comments  Comments
    One of the sad side-effects of taking away investment risk, as Ben Bernanke has done with his “global put” doctrine, is that the old maxim of the market staying irrational far longer than anyone can possible imagine, can now be exponented to some irrational infinite number (to throw ...

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