EURUSD Days and Hours Ahead of ECB and Draghi

The ECB yesterday announced that it will continue with its aggressive asset-buying program, although the pace of the purchases will be reduced starting April, 2017. In response to the news, EURUSD initially rallied to 1.0870, but then crashed all the way down to 1.0589 as of today. Let’s assume that you have predicted the ECB’s…

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Elliott Wave and Oil’s Strong Come-Back

It was a roller-coaster week for crude oil prices. The market moved sharply up on Monday, September 5th, climbing to 46.51 during the European session. Then is suddenly fell back to 43.82. And just when it looked like the downtrend has resumed, the bulls returned to take oil to 47.72 on Thursday, September 8th. These…

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The Mischievous Running Flat Correction

In “Expanding Flat and How to Avoid Its Traps” we examined probably the most common type of flat correction the markets could offer. It is easy to spot and relatively easy to trade. However, if you are constantly expecting the expanding variety, you are not going to be prepared for its exotic, but deceptive cousin…

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Elliott Wave Reasoning in S&P 500

It was not the best start of a week for the S&P 500. The index opened with a bearish gap and continued a little further to the south, before finding support near 2064.50 and resuming the uptrend. And while the Doha oil talks failure can be used by mainstream media to explain the S&P 500’s…

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Crude Oil Was Worth Waiting

Yesterday, March 24th, crude oil fell to 38.32 a barrel and people were rushing to offer an explanation for the weakness. Some said that the reason behind the slump is the mounting U.S. stockpiles. Other suggested it is the strong dollar. Iran and Libya’s refusal to join OPEC’s output freeze agreement was also among the many…

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EURAUD Could be Aiming at 1.51

The EURAUD pair has been in a downtrend for a month since February 11th. Then, on March 10th, the bulls woke up with a bang and lifted the exchange rate from 1.4465 to 1.5085 in just five hours. Today, EURAUD fell to as low as 1.4662, before climbing above 1.4850 so far. Which of the two…

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GBPUSD a Week Ahead of the News

It has been an interesting week in the FOREX market. The most violent price movements were in the Euro pairs, following ECB’s policy statement, but GBPUSD received its share of volatility as well. The pair initially fell to as low as 1.4117, but then rallied sharply up on Thursday. Right now, it is flying above…

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Gold, Premium Forecast Update

Gold just rose to $1272.42 so far after being trapped in a consolidation for about three weeks. Could this breakout be predicted? Could we explain it with some economic or geopolitical factors? Probably, yes. But what would be the point? The move has already happened, we cannot profit from past developments. Besides, finding the reasons behind the…

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EURJPY Looking for Fibonacci Support?

The Elliott Wave Principle is a market forecasting method, based on pattern recognition. If an analyst is able to recognize a pattern on the chart and knows what should follow, he could as well be able to predict what the market is most likely to do next. That is what we are going to try…

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EURCAD’s Recent Weakness Deciphered

EURCAD surpassed the 1.61 mark on January 20th, but the bulls could not hold on to that momentum, which led to a sharp decline to 1.5245 just five days later. Currently, the pair stands slightly above 1.5415, but the recovery seems to be a timid one, not giving us enough confidence to “buy the dip”.…

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AUDJPY to Extend The Corrective Recovery

While the big picture outlook in AUDJPY remains clearly to the south, the smaller time frames may offer some short-term bullish swings. Elliott Wave patterns could be found on all degrees of trends, which gives us the opportunity to examine the 15-minute chart, in order to see if we could recognize something. It looks like…

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Gold Ready For A Post-FED Explosion?

The world is waiting. The FED is expected to hike rates for the first time since 2006 this Wednesday in what is thought to be the biggest financial event this year. Well, we cannot predict what the FOMC will decide. Instead, we prefer looking at the charts, because they might just tell us how market participants are…

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AUDJPY To The Target And Beyond

It was November 11th, when we published “AUDJPY To Regain Intraday Positive Bias?”. In that article the Elliott Wave Principle helped us come to the conclusion we should expect a significant recovery in AUDJPY. The next chart shows how the forecast looked like 11 days ago. This chart was all we needed to form our…

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AUDUSD, Just One Day Later

Yesterday we posted an article, called “AUDUSD Bulls Aiming Higher”. We thought the pair has the potential to grow, because we recognized something on its 15-minute chart. A five-wave impulse to the upside, followed by a three-wave retracement. See it below. We saw a nicely-looking 5-3 wave cycle. According to the Elliott Wave Principle, the…

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AUDUSD Bulls Aiming Higher

Elliott Wave patterns can be found on all degrees of trend, even on the smallest time frames. The AUDUSD exchange rate seems to be giving us a good example. If we take a look at its 15-minute chart, we could see something very familiar – a 5-3 wave cycle. As the chart shows, AUDUSD rose…

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