PNC Financial – Elliott Wave Analysis Works Yet Again

Earnings at PNC Financial suffered last year along with the entire financial sector. Net income before extraordinary items came in at $2.95B in 2020, down from $5.35 in 2019 for a 45% reduction. In our opinion, amid the biggest crisis since the Great Depression, the fact that PNC and its peers even managed to stay…

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S&P 500: Turning Bullish While the World Fell Apart

We find it hard to describe the past twelve months. What a year it’s been. A little over a year ago, the world was in utter panic. No-one really knew what is going on nor what was going to happen next. The prevalent emotion across the globe was fear. In the financial markets that fear…

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Interpublic on the Verge of Doubling Amid Pandemic

We first wrote about Interpublic in March 2018. The stock had just reached $26 a share, but we thought an Elliott Wave correction can “easily erase about 50% of Interpublic ’s market capitalization.” Two years later, during the coronavirus panic in March 2020, IPG fell to $11.63, down 55% from the 2018 high. Fortunately, the…

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Expedia Acts As If Travel Restrictions Do Not Exist

We last wrote about Expedia in mid-2020. Countries around the globe had mostly closed their borders, the COVID-19 vaccine was still just a hopeful prospect and the summer travel season was practically ruined. No wonder the stock of Expedia, one of the largest travel booking companies, was down 46% from its 2017 high. Yet, during…

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Anthem Stock Completes a Pattern it Started in 2001

With a market cap of $72B and 2020 sales of $122B, Anthem Inc. is one of the largest life, hospital and medical insurance providers in the U.S. The company went public in October 2001 and is one of not too many firms never to trade below its IPO price. Nearly twenty years ago, the stock…

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McDonalds Investors Underestimate the Risks

After sharing our view on Coca-Cola last week, today we’re going to examine another American icon. McDonalds navigated the pandemic quite well. Sales and profits have been on the rise in the second half of 2020 and the outlook for 2021 is bright. The stock market rewarded MCD investors accordingly. Shares reached a new record…

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Coca Cola Setup Can Take the Stock Much Lower

Coca Cola needs no introduction. According to Forbes, excluding the top 5 big tech in the U.S., the beverage company has the most valuable brand in the world. Fame and recognition, however, don’t make a company immune to market declines. In roughly a month during the 2020 COVID crash, Coca Cola stock fell from ~$60…

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AMN Healthcare Stock to Suffer a 2020-Like Drop

AMN Healthcare Services provides workforce and staffing solutions to healthcare facilities in the U.S. The company is relatively small with a market capitalization of less than $4 billion. However, small companies can make for excellent returns if one happens to identify the winners. And indeed, between late-2011 and early-2020, AMN stock from under $4 to…

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Pandora Stock Shining Bright Again Despite Pandemic

We last wrote about Pandora A/S in late-July, 2019. The stock was hovering around DKK 260 after a long and painful decline from over DKK 1000 in 2016. But business-wise, the Danish jewelry-maker was taking the right steps to fix things and straighten the ship. Program NOW was initiated in 2019 to cut costs and…

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Honeywell Stock is a Temptation to Resist

Honeywell is a multinational conglomerate specializing in industrial software in the aerospace, home and building, performance materials, safety and productivity solutions technologies segments. The company has been around for over a century. It is a component of the S&P 500 index and just rejoined the DJIA earlier this year. HON has a market cap of…

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Crude Oil Reaches Bullish Target Amid New Lockdowns

COVID-19 returned with a new force in Europe after the warm summer months. Countries around the continent have entered new lockdowns in an attempt to curb the virus’ spread. The situation in the U.S. has never been worse with roughly 200 000 cases per day. But unlike during the first wave of measures, crude oil…

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Crude Oil – The Elliott Wave Reason for the Reversal

At the start of last week crude oil was trading at less than $36 a barrel. It was down from $43.84 in August and from $41.91 on October 20th. Fortunately, Elliott Wave analysis helped us prepare for this selloff in advance. So, when the weekly session began, the price of crude oil was down 14%…

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Ryanair Stock, Unlike Its Planes, Can Fly Again Soon

Few industries have been hit harder by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions than the airlines. Flight numbers and passenger traffic have been significantly reduced in Europe and the U.S. since March. Even low-cost carriers like Ryanair were not spared. Ryanair’s passenger traffic plunged by 99.5% in May and is still down 64% in September. Apparently nobody…

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Barry Callebaut Can Drop 25% as Fourth Wave Unfolds

Barry Callebaut AG is one of the largest cocoa processors and chocolate manufacturers in the world. Formed by the 1996 merger of Callebaut and Cacao Barry, the company produces over two million tonnes of cocoa and chocolate per year. Barry Callebaut went public on the SIX Swiss Exchange in 1998 and has been quite rewarding to investors ever since.…

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GBPNZD Can Slide to Sub-1.9000 In Coming Weeks

What will EURUSD, USDJPY and USDCAD bring next week? That is the subject of discussion in our next premium analyses due out on Sunday! GBPNZD exceeded 2.0270 in mid-August, but the bulls could not keep the positive momentum. A month later, the pair fell to 1.9055, losing 6% in the process. And just when it…

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