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Stock Indices

23rd September 2021 - It’s been a while since we’ve seen stock markets behave bullishly in the face of Federal Reserve tapering and it announcing earlier-than-expected interest rate rises but that’s what’s happened### following Wednesday evening’s central bank policy statement. Ordinarily, stocks would have declined as expectations shift towards earlier, higher interest rates but all that has been pushed aside as China Evergrande Group announced it paid a coupon payment on its Shenzhen-traded 5.8% September 2025 bond although more dollar-based interest rate payments fall due over the next several days. Meanwhile, those three wave declines in the S&P, Dow and Nasdaq from this month’s highs into Monday’s lows have be isolated by sharp rallies into today’s highs. Corrective upside levels have been exceeded, but secondary ... Read full summary in our latest report!

Financial Updates Currencies

Currencies (FX)

23rd September 2021 - The Federal Reserve’s policy shift towards a November tapering whilst allowing for an earlier schedule for interest rate rises next year sent the US$ dollar index initially higher yesterday to### 93.52. But it failed to break above the August high of 93.72 which was necessary n confirming a secondary high ending wave (b) within its declining zig zag – wave (c) is now set to continue lower over the next several weeks towards 91.28+/-. Does a declining dollar mean stock markets will continue this week’s rallies to higher-highs? We don’t know unequivocally if that will happen unless secondary ... Read full summary in our latest report!

Financial Updates Bonds

Bonds (Interest Rates)

23rd September 2021 - The Federal Reserve announced it would soon begin reducing/tapering its monthly bond purchases whilst signalling interest rate increases may follow earlier than expected. Nine of eighteen### committee members said borrowing costs will need to rise in 2022. The central bank sees inflation running this year at 4.2%, more than double its target rate, and is positioning itself to act against it which can only mean raising short-term rates next year. Expectations for economic growth were lowered to 5.9% per cent from the 7.0% projected in June. US10yr yields pushed strongly higher but they’ll have... Read full summary in our latest report!


23rd September 2021 - Precious metals don’t like interest rates rises as can be seen following Wednesday’s Federal Reserve statement that said bond-buying will diminish soon, maybe November whilst short-term ###interest rates would be hiked earlier-than-expected, starting next year basis accelerating inflationary pressures. Gold has now extended its 2nd wave corrective downswing that began earlier this month from 1834.21 from a single into a double zig zag pattern – but this is still a correction that must end above last month’s low of 1692.87 before resuming higher. What does that tell us about other asset classes? The US$ dollar index is expected to decline from current levels during the next month so maybe emphasis shifts away from interest rates and back to that. Silver is set to resume a five wave declining sequence from September’s high of 24.92 targeting modest lower-lows towards max. 21.61+/-. That attempt would … Read full summary in our latest report!



Bloomberg hosted a Precious Metals Forum on 23rd May and WaveTrack International was invited to present our latest Elliott Wave price-forecasts. The event was sponsored by the CME Group and Johnson Matthey.



  • The 2013 outlook for global stock indices and commodities remains very bullish and is entering the last stage of the ‘inflation-pop’ phase that originally began from the post-financial crisis lows of 2008/09
  • This is expected to ignite another period of asset buying that increases risk-on multiples by a minimum 45% per cent and in some cases as much as +300% per cent, sending some global stock indices and commodities into record highs
  • Shorter-term, there is a danger of a downward adjustment of -5-8% per cent, but then sharp price advances to resume
  • Commodity related stock indices and equities are expected to outperform as a sector during the next 12-16 months
  • Banking stocks to participate, but most will not exceed their pre-financial crisis highs

As always, this year’s Outlook & Forecasts for the next twelve months are created applying the Elliott Wave Principle for the assessment of pattern and price amplitude, also Cycle Analysis for the timing of the larger trend reversals. Not always do they jive, but they seldom contradict and more often, provide valuable insights into one or two variations of a similar theme within a seemingly unlimited amount of possibilities.

Even though this report outlines the price expectancy of all asset classes for 2012 it will also illustrate how this coming year fits together into the larger picture. The reasoning behind this is to move away from the 'black-box' stereotype and show you why the results relate to their specific outcome. Overall, this report deals with two different time-periods – long-term and inter-mediate term. Long-term refers to the uptrends from the Great Depression of 1932 onwards and inter-mediate term for the coming year and into 2013.


What do you see when looking at an Elliott Wave chart? Just lots of numbers & letters overlaying the price data? – or do you see definable patterns that are immediately familiar? And how do you interpret the results of the analysis and put it into an effective trading plan? Read on and test your own knowledge of these subjects and much more...


Recent reports of a Commodity Super-Cycle grabbed my attention for two reasons – first, this is diametrically different to the outlook I foresee developing during the next decade, and second, this terminology has surfaced at a time when various commodities have already undergone large percentage gains measured from the Feb.'09 lows


The primary theme of this presentation focuses on a 'Deflationary' outlook, forecast as the dominant aspect continuing during the next decade. This is derived from analysing the Elliott Wave pattern structure of the CRB (Cash) Index during its expansionary period of the last 76 years.


The Update Alert! messaging service of EW-Forecast Plus responded to the sharp collapse and the following recovery of US stock indices during the volatile trading session on the 6th May.


This analysis centres around the S&P 500 that is used as a proxy for other global indices. The great bull market beginning from the 1932 low ends 68 years later in 2000 - other global indices peaked later in 2007 (75yrs) – some still continuing to progress.



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The Wave Principle, often referred to as Elliott Wave is a unique methodology that applies Natures Laws, those encompassing the Natural Sciences and Universal Geometric Philosophies to the financial markets. It allows us to view price fluctuations as an organised process that can be non-linearly extrapolated to gain a glimpse into the future direction of trends, counter-trends and amplitudes on any market or contract traded around the world.

Expanding Diagonal Patterns - Do they actually exist? - Elliott's inclusion of the Contracting Diagonal

In R.N.Elliott's original treatise of "The Wave Principle (1938)", he introduces us to diagonal patterns for the first time on page 21. Under the heading, Triangles, Elliott describes the difference between horizontal triangles that represent hesitation within an ongoing, progressive trend and diagonal triangles that form the concluding 5th wave of a larger five wave sequence.


Tradersworld Online Expo #12 – Starts 12th November 2012

Peter Goodburn will be presenting his latest Elliott Wave analysis at the 12th Trader Expo held online for 7 weeks starting on 12th November 2012 and ending in the new year on 6th January 2013. Peter’s presentation is entitled “Elliott Wave Price Forecasts & Cycle Projections – Three Phases of the 18 Year Bear Market ~ ‘Shock–Pop–Drop’” for more information visit http://tradersworldonlineexpo.com/

Announcement: 123rd Battery Council & Trade Fair Convention in Miami, 1-4 May 2011

Peter Goodburn will be presenting his latest Elliott Wave analysis at the 123rd Trade Fair Convention of the Battery Council in Miami, 1-4 May 2011. Peter’s presentation is entitled "The Historical Price Trend of Lead and Applying the Elliott Wave Principle to plot its course into the Future".