Best of the Week
Most Popular
1. Climate Change Mass Extinction - Birds, Bees and Bugs: Going Going Gone - Richard_Mills
2.A Purrrfect Gold Price Setup! - Peter_Degraaf
3.Who Finances America's Borrowing? Recession Indicator for Independent Thinkers Part 2 - F_F_Wiley
4.America’s One-sided Domestic Financial War - Raymond_Matison
5.Gold Price Summer Doldrums - Zeal_LLC
6.Two Key Events Will Unleash Gold - Jim_Willie_CB
7.Billionaire Schools Teacher in NAFTA Trade Talks - Richard_Mills
8.Get Out Of Crypto Cannabis Bubble Before It Pops and Move Into Bargain Basement Miners - Jeb_Handwerger
9.Stock Market Could Pullback for 1-2 weeks, But Medium Term Bullish - Troy_Bombardia
10.G7 Chaos, Central Banks and US Fed Will Drive Stock Prices This Week - Chris_Vermeulen
Last 7 days
US Stocks Set For Further Advances As Q2 Earnings Start - 15th Jul 18
Stock Market vs. Gold, Long-term Treasury Yields, 10yr-2yr Yield Curve 3 Amigo's Update - 15th Jul 18
China vs the US - The Road to War - 14th Jul 18
Uncle Sam’s Debt-Money System Is Immoral, Tantamount to Theft - 14th Jul 18
Staying in a Caravan - UK Summer Holidays 2018 - Cayton Bay Hoseasons Holiday Park - 14th Jul 18
Gold Stocks Summer Lows - 14th Jul 18
Trump US Trade War With China, Europe Consequences, Implications and Forecasts - 13th Jul 18
Gold Standard Requirements & Currency Crisis - 13th Jul 18
Focus on the Greenback, Will USD Fall Below Euro 1.6? - 13th Jul 18
Stock Market Outlook 2018 - Bullish or Bearish - 13th Jul 18
Rising Inflation is Not Bearish for Stocks - 13th Jul 18
Bitcoin Picture Less Than Pretty - 13th Jul 18
How International Observers Undervalue the Chinese Bond Market - 13th Jul 18
Stocks Trying to Break Higher Again, Will They? - 12th Jul 18
The Rise and Fall of Global Trade – Redux - 12th Jul 18
Corporate Earnings Q2 2018 Will Probably be Strong. What This Means for Stocks - 12th Jul 18
Is the Relative Strength in Gold Miners to Gold Price Significant? - 12th Jul 18
Live Cattle Commodity Trading Analysis - 12th Jul 18
Gold’s & Silver’s Reversals’ Reversal - 12th Jul 18
The Value of Bitcoin - 11th Jul 18
America a Nation Built on Lies - 11th Jul 18
China, Asia and Emerging Markets Could Result In Chaos - 11th Jul 18
Bullish Gold Markets in the Big Picture? - 11th Jul 18
A Public Bank for Los Angeles? City Council Puts It to the Voters - 11th Jul 18
Yield Curve Inversion a Remarkably Accurate Warning Indicator For Economic & Market Peril - 11th Jul 18
Argentina Should Scrap the Peso and Dollarize - 11th Jul 18
Can the Stock Market Close Higher For a Record 10th Year in a Row? - 11th Jul 18
Why Life Insurance Is A Must In Financial Planning - 9th Jul 18
Crude Oil Possibly Setting Up For A Big Downside Move - 9th Jul 18
BREAKING: New Tech Just Unlocked A Trillion Barrels Of Oil - 9th Jul 18
How Trade Wars Penalize Asian Currencies - 9th Jul 18
Another Stock Market Drop Next Week? - 9th Jul 18
Are the Stock Market Bulls Starting to Run? - 9th Jul 18

Market Oracle FREE Newsletter

5 "Tells" that the Stock Markets Are About to Reverse

Successfully Forecasting Crude Oil Price from 2014 to Today

Commodities / Crude Oil Jul 14, 2016 - 05:22 PM GMT

By: EWI

Commodities

The Wave Principle helped investors prepare for today's energy market action

March 31, 2014 was no time to issue a bearish forecast for crude oil -- or so it appeared.

But that's exactly the scenario Elliott Wave International's founder Bob Prechter showed his subscribers in his monthly Elliott Wave Theorist.


In 2013, crude had broken above $100 per barrel. It stayed mostly above that price for several months into 2014. Conventional wisdom was bullish on crude oil.

Yet on March 31, 2014, Prechter showed his readers how the bullish sentiment was actually a strongly contrary indicator. The Daily Sentiment Index then stood at 91% bulls -- the most extreme bullish reading in the history of the indicator.

And, more importantly, Theorist charts showed subscribers why the bull run was near an end. The trend should turn soon.

"Markets cannot stand such a high level of optimism among commodity investors for long. Whatever happens to oil prices in coming weeks," said Prechter. "The outlook is for much lower prices."

Indeed -- just as Prechter said -- extreme optimism for crude oil did not stand for long.

The turn came less than three months later, in mid-June 2014. It wasn't just that crude stopped going up; it crashed.

Through January 2016, the price for a barrel of crude fell 70%.

All that said, here's what the chart below makes clear: The 2014 forecast was just one of many huge moves in crude in the past 10-plus years. See for yourself how Elliott Wave Theorist subscribers were ready.

Bob Prechter has a decades-long habit of defying expectations and forecasting major turning points. And the same approach that alerted subscribers to the turns in these markets is equally clear about the next big moves in their respective trends.


Unleash the power of the Wave Principle with this FREE Report

Much like a great sports play; to appreciate a great market forecast, you have to see it. In fact, we'd like to show you four -- S&P 500, Gold, Oil and Apple -- in a new report. You will see what can happen when Elliott analysis meets opportunity.

Now we're not asking you to attend a class in "good calls." In each of these four markets, the unfolding trends have (once again) reached critical junctures. You really, really want to see what we see, right now.

Get your report -- The Power of the Wave Principle -- FREE.

This article was syndicated by Elliott Wave International and was originally published under the headline Case Study: Successfully Forecasting Crude Oil from 2014 to Today. EWI is the world's largest market forecasting firm. Its staff of full-time analysts led by Chartered Market Technician Robert Prechter provides 24-hour-a-day market analysis to institutional and private investors around the world.

About the Publisher, Elliott Wave International
Founded in 1979 by Robert R. Prechter Jr., Elliott Wave International (EWI) is the world's largest market forecasting firm. Its staff of full-time analysts provides 24-hour-a-day market analysis to institutional and private investors around the world.


© 2005-2018 http://www.MarketOracle.co.uk - The Market Oracle is a FREE Daily Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting online publication.


Post Comment

Only logged in users are allowed to post comments. Register/ Log in

6 Critical Money Making Rules