By Elliott Wave Trader via Iris.xyz

I would not have had to invest or work at all if I had $100 for every time I heard an analyst tell me that the market is just not trading upon fundamentals at this time. In fact, when the market seems to disconnect from the fundamentals, analysts view it as the market being wrong.

But, isn’t it my responsibility as an investor to align my investment account with the market rather than the “fundamentals?” So, I would much rather be wrong and profitable rather than be right and in the red.

Take a step back and think about this. When the market was hitting its low in 2009, were the fundamentals bearish or bullish?

I think we all can reasonably recognize that the fundamentals were extremely bearish as the market was hitting its lows in 2009, with expectations of further lows to come. Yet, that is exactly when the market struck a very long-term bottom and began the bull market within which we now find ourselves (yes, I only consider this a correction within a larger bull market off the 2009 lows).

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