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    Published on 04-13-2013 12:40 PM
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    2. Trader Education

    EWI senior analyst Jeffrey Kennedy shows you how to identify quality trade setups with supporting technical indicators.
    By Elliott Wave International

    "I always will be an Elliottician, but other technical tools have merit and are indeed worthwhile: they allow me to build a case, build a more confident reason for making a forecast and for taking a trade; making a trading decision."

    -Jeffrey Kennedy
    I recently asked Elliott Wave International analyst Jeffrey Kennedy to name his 3 favorite technical tools (besides the Wave Principle). He told me that Japanese candlesticks, RSI, and MACD Indicators are currently his top methods to support trade setups.

    In this 3-part ...
    Published on 03-29-2013 11:18 PM
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    Some of the greatest problem solvers in history -- Albert Einstein, for example -- know that the secret to solving complex problems requires simplicity.

    Einstein's simple equation (E = mc˛) revolutionized math and science because it offered a single simple solution to so many of the world's mysteries.

    New research from the desk of market technician Robert Prechter reveals that a relatively small (yet growing) group of investors has discovered a universal truth about investing that stands to revolutionize the fields of finance and economics.

    Prechter's insight ...
    Published on 03-28-2013 05:58 PM
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    2. Gold
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    This past week we received the final 4th Quarter GDP number which came in at 0.39%. The total 4th Quarter growth was terrible, plain and simple. Based on the performance in the equity markets that we have seen thus far in the 1st Quarter of 2013 investors would expect strong GDP growth. However, the only thing spurring stock market growth is the constant humming of Ben Bernanke’s printing press.

    The real economy and the stock market are no longer strongly correlated. Essentially, they are meaningless. How do you evaluate risk when Treasury linked interest rates are artificially being held down by the Federal Reserve? How do you evaluate earnings growth estimates when most government based statistics are manipulated or “smoothed” to perfection?

    My ...
    Published on 03-13-2013 09:02 PM
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    By Elliott Wave International / the Socionomics Institute



    The similarities between Greece and pre-WWII Germany are striking.
    • Nazi salutes.
    • Praise for Adolf Hitler.
    • Swastika-like banners.
    Now, before you write off this warning as a run-of-the-mill, Nazi-name-dropping scare tactic, consider this recent report from the Socionomics Institute, a U.S.-based think tank that studies global trends in social mood. Here's an excerpt from the Institute's February publication of The Socionomist.

    A rising political party known as Golden Dawn is resurrecting such practices, all hallmarks
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    Published on 03-03-2013 08:36 PM
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    2. ETF's,
    3. Gold,
    4. Futures
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    Over the past year my long term trends and outlooks have not changed for gold, oil or the SP500. Though there has been a lot of sideways price action to keep everyone one their toes and focused on the short term charts.

    As we all know if the market does not shake you out, it will wait you out, and sometimes it will do both. So stepping back to review the bigger picture each weeks is crucial in keeping a level trading/investing strategy in motion.

    The key to investing success is to always trade with the long term trend and stick with it until price and volume clearly signals a reversal/down trend. Doing this means you truly never catch the market top nor do you catch market bottoms. But the important thing is that you do catch the low ...
    Published on 01-16-2013 02:49 PM
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    2. Elliott Wave,
    3. Technical Analysis,
    4. Futures
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    Exclusive invitation: Our friends at Elliott Wave International have just released their new 40-page independent investor report, The State of the Global Markets -- 2013 Edition: The Most Important Investment Report You'll Read This Year. On an exclusive, limited-time basis, they've allowed us to share it with you for FREE. Learn more and download your 40-page report now >>



    The global market outlook is far less rosy than the emperors-minus-their-clothes would have you believe.
    1. Global stocks are near multi-decade, technical price junctures.
    2. Regional economies recently said to be "recovering" are now slipping
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    Published on 01-14-2013 08:31 PM
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    Tips from EWI Senior Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy's Stocks and Commodities interview
    By Elliott Wave International

    If you trade with Elliott wave analysis, your trading decisions are all about the difference between where the market is vs. where it will be. According to Jeffrey Kennedy, editor of our Elliott Wave Junctures service, risk management skills are vital to being a successful technical trader.

    Here's what Jeff had to say in a recent interview:

    Risk management is all about consistency. It is all about longevity. It is like going back to the story about the tortoise and the hare. You want slow or
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    Published on 11-27-2012 09:16 PM
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    2. Technical Analysis

    How Elliott wave analysis helps you as a forex trader with built-in, risk-defining safeguards
    By Elliott Wave International

    Elliott wave analysis is not a crystal ball. (No market-forecasting method is.)

    But here's what is remarkable: Even when your Elliott wave forecast doesn't pan out, you have built-in safeguards to alert you -- and help you manage risk. Here's a real-life example.

    Going into the November 14 low, USD/JPY charts had been showing an impulsive downward Elliott wave pattern. Impulses are 5-wave moves, but on November 13-14, the pattern looked incomplete: the fifth wave down seemed to be missing.

    Here's a chart our Currency ...
    Published on 11-09-2012 08:34 PM
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    Get limited-time, free access to EWI's insights into financial markets
    By Elliott Wave International

    After years of campaigning and billions of dollars spent, the U.S. Congress is virtually no different than before Election Day: a Republican-controlled House, a Democratic majority in the Senate and the same occupant in the White House.

    The same can be said for the S&P 500 -- and then some.

    Investors who've been in an S&P index fund over the past 13 years would have been better off in a money market account! From July 1999 through August 2012, the S&P 500 was back to where it started.


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