USDCHF Elliott Wave Pattern and a Key Level to Watch

The Swiss franc was among the very few currencies that managed to stand their ground against the U.S dollar in May. USDCHF reached 1.0238 in late-April. The last time the pair traded this high was in January 2017, two and a half years ago. Unfortunately for the bulls, a 230-pip decline dragged the rate back…

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IAC Stock ‘s Future May Not Resemble its Past

InterActiveCorp. or IAC for short, is a $19 billion media and internet services company. It is the controlling shareholder of Match Group, which in turn operates Tinder – the online dating app. IAC stock was beaten down heavily during the Financial Crisis. In March 2009, IAC stock fell to $13.23 a share, down 92.3% from…

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USDTRY – Is 8.0000 the Bulls’ Ultimate Target?

The U.S. dollar has been on a tear since the Financial crisis, rising against rivals both big and small. One currency that was hit especially hard is the Turkish lira. USDTRY was down to less than 1.1500 in 2008. Ten years later, in August 2018, it slightly breached 7.1500. Political and macroeconomic factors have certainly…

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DXY Bulls Should Worry as Bearish Evidence Abounds

The bulls have been in control of DXY during most of 2018 and gradually conquered more land in the first months of 2019, as well. The USD index recovered from its February 2018 low of 88.25 to as high as 98.33 last month. The bulls can really be proud with the total gain of over…

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Momo Inc. – The Tinder of China Looks Promising

Based in Beijing, China, Momo Inc. operates a mobile-based social and entertainment platform. The company was founded in 2011 and became public in late-2014. The Tinder of China, as Momo is often referred to, first turned a profit in 2015 and has been enjoying strong earnings and revenue growth in the last three years. Momo…

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USDCNH Before and After Trump’s Tariff Threat

The negotiations between the two biggest economies are not going as well as investors hoped. Stock market indices are down across the board following President Trump’s new China tariff threat. Another side-effect was the sharp rally to over 6.82 in USDCNH. And while Trump’s tweet about China did, indeed, trigger the surge, the actual reason…

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Swedbank to Benefit from a Bullish Elliott Wave Cycle

It took Swedbank, one of Sweden’s biggest financial institutions, ten years to return to its pre-crisis glory. The stock rose from as low as SEK 14.70 in March 2009 to SEK 234 in February 2017 – less than SEK 2 below its February 2007 peak. And just when it looked like a new all-time high…

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FOSL Stock Ready to Exceed Expectations?

In October 2013, Fossil Group had a market cap of roughly $7.5 billion. The watchmaker was enjoying record sales and profits, which was supposed to propel FOSL stock, then hovering above $130 a share, even higher. Fast-forward six years and the company is currently valued at less than $650 million with the shares barely above…

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NASDAQ Bulls’ Resiliency has its Limitations

The NASDAQ 100 index closed at a new all-time high of 7826 last week, powered by strong Q1 earnings reports by Amazon and Microsoft, among others. The index is up by 650% from its 2009 low and by 884% since the bottom of the dot-com crash in October 2002. Looking at than phenomenal growth, one…

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Bristol-Myers: Elliott Wave Setup can Double the Price

Bristol-Myers Squibb is in the process of acquiring Celgene in a $74 billion dollar cash-and-stock deal including debt. The deal faced opposition from hedge funds Wellington Management and Starboard Value, but ultimately gained shareholder approval on April 12th. Arbitrageurs, who aim to profit from the discrepancy between the market price and the deal closing price,…

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UnitedHealth Stock Looks Strong Despite Uncertainty

Whether Obamacare is unconstitutional or not is up to the policy makers, but the uncertainty surrounding the matter caused a broad selloff in the healthcare sector. Cigna, Humana, CVS Health and UnitedHealth lost a significant chunk of their respective market caps after the DOJ sided with a December 2018 Texas district court ruling that the…

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Palladium Draws a Pattern that Should Scare the Bulls

The price of palladium rose significantly during the months between August 2018 to February 2019. By mid-March 2019, it was up nearly 52% from the August 2018 lows, climbing to an all-time high of $1615.30. The industrial metal’s wide use in the auto industry as well as its growing popularity in the jewelry business are…

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USDJPY: Analyze, Prepare, then Let the Market Decide

USDJPY reached its higher level so far in 2019 yesterday. The pair climbed to 112.166, extending its recovery from the 109.71 bottom formed last month. But the bulls didn’t always look that confident. Just a week ago, the pair was hovering around 111.15, down from 111.83 five days earlier. Instead of forming an opinion based…

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The Elliott Wave Pattern behind Disney ‘s 30% Gain

Depending on the amount of time a position is kept open, traders can be separated into three categories: scalpers, day traders and position traders. The third group is known for holding a position for weeks, months or more if required. That group was recently rewarded by the sharp surge in Walt Disney stock. A little…

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USDJPY Proves You Don’t Need to Pick Tops/Bottoms

USDJPY closed at 111.72 last week and is now within striking distance of its 2019 high of 112.14. But just two weeks ago, the pair was down to less than 110.00 after a sharp selloff from 111.70. Instead of joining the bears simply because the price was falling, we looked for an Elliott Wave pattern…

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