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Here's Why the U.S. Dollar Bears Shouldn't Get Too Comfortable

Updated: December 14, 2017

This chart shows you an indicator that's absolutely critical to the direction of the euro, and the dollar -- namely, sentiment. The market's temperature, if you will...

Emerging Market Currencies: What Do They Say About EM Stocks?

Updated: December 11, 2017

Market analysts should be like detectives -- looking for more than one piece of evidence. See what we see in the price action of the J.P. Morgan Emerging Market Currency Index -- EMCI.

E-franc, E-krona...E-volution?

Updated: November 10, 2017

Is cryptocurrency mania the biggest bubble in history, or an epochal change for money and FX markets? It might be both -- learn why.

Volatility: Dead -- or Just "Sleeping"?

Updated: November 3, 2017

Watch as our own Murray Gunn explains why you shouldn’t get too comfortable with the lack of volatility in the markets.

Why You Should Consider This $5-Trillion-a-Day Market

Updated: November 3, 2017

The average daily trading volume in foreign exchange is more than $5 TRILLION. EWI's currencies expert, Jim Martens, discusses the pros and cons of trading forex vs. trading stocks.

Trader Extremes in the Euro: Still "Primed" For a Larger Move?

Updated: November 1, 2017

Why look at the euro? Because of what you're about to see for yourself, in Chart of the Day.

Trading Forex with Elliott Doesn't Have to be Complicated

Updated: October 27, 2017

While it's true that forex trading can be a challenge, Jim Martens makes understanding the rules and guidelines easy... Check out this excerpt from one of Jim's DVD.

When Is The Right Time To Exit a "Good Trade"?

Updated: October 26, 2017

How do you know the right time to exit when price action goes your way? While no forecasting method guarantees that you buy at the absolute low and sell at the absolute high, Elliott wave analysis -- and, specifically, Fibonacci relationships between waves -- can help you identify high-probability price targets.

Forex: Why It Pays to Look Beyond U.S. Dollar Pairs

Updated: October 9, 2017

Learn which non-dollar pairs present the best opportunities right now.

Are U.S. Dollar Speculators Woefully Wrong -- Again?

Updated: October 4, 2017

Why do investors keep making the same mistakes -- i.e., buying at highs and selling at lows? The answer is that their psychology never changes. If you're an independent thinker, you can potentially benefit from this knowledge. Let's take a look at the U.S. Dollar Index.

Loonie Bulls: Don't Thank the Bank of Canada for the Currency's Strength

Updated: September 27, 2017

In early September, the USD/CAD plunged to a 2-year low; meaning, the Canadian dollar soared to its highest level against the U.S. dollar since 2015. Per some experts, the Bank of Canada's back-to-back rate hikes are the catalyst for the move. But we see a glaring flaw in that logic.

U.S Dollar: Plenty of Optimists + Elliott Waves = Financial Opportunity

Updated: September 20, 2017

The U.S. Dollar Index has been on a steady slide since its January high, and one foreign exchange strategist expects the downward trend to continue. But financial markets often move in the opposite direction from the prevailing sentiment. See how this knowledge can help you seize opportunities that most others miss.

Investors: Taking the Road "Less Traveled" Has Its Perks

Updated: September 12, 2017

Using the same market indicators everyone else uses can lead you to make the same mistakes everyone else makes. Here's a chart that proves the point -- you won't see this one elsewhere.

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Other Financial Bubbles "in the Dust"

Updated: September 1, 2017

EWI first discussed Bitcoin when the currency traded for pennies. The Bitcoin craze has since dwarfed that of Holland's Tulip Mania. Prepare now for some major "crypto-drama."

Brexit & Beyond: What's Next for Top FX Cross Rates Pairs

Updated: August 24, 2017

Our Senior Cross Rates Analyst and Currency Pro Service co-editor discusses the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and explains how Elliott wave analysis helps him get clarity.

New FX Opportunities to Watch Right Now

Updated: August 23, 2017

Learn what's in store for key dollar pairs in this new interview with Jim Martens, the editor of our Currency Pro Service.

The Euro, European Stocks & More: How to Spot a Hot Opportunity

Updated: August 15, 2017

Right now, the euro is approaching a point you need to know about. Watch this clip from a new interview with Chris Carolan, our Global Opportunities Expert, for details.

Forget Politics: Here's a Better Way to Predict the U.S. Dollar's Trend

Updated: August 9, 2017

Today's euro-negative sentiment extreme among a certain trader group means that the dollar may soon resume its long-term upward trend. See it for yourself.

Canadian Dollar: From "Ugly Duckling" to Soaring Swan

Updated: July 20, 2017

In early May, the Canadian dollar was the "ugly duckling of currencies," shrinking to a 15-month low against its U.S. counterpart. That's when Elliott wave analysis identified a "delicious opportunity" for a swan-like transformation. Behold the full story!

USDJPY: The "Safety Play" That Wasn't

Updated: July 7, 2017

In mid-June, a "safety play" of money flowing into the Japanese yen was supposed to bolster the yen against the U.S. dollar. But instead, it did the exact opposite, with the yen falling to a two-month low in early July. The reason why might surprise you.

Down Dollar Down: Time for "UP"?

Updated: July 7, 2017

See how high and low extremes in the Dollar signal important market turns.

The Chinese Yuan's "Cat-and-Mouse" Game Ends Now

Updated: June 20, 2017

Is the Chinese yuan controlled by monetary policy? Mainstream wisdom says yes. But our charts show a different force driving the yuan's major trends since 2014 -- investor psychology.

"We're looking at two stories in the U.S. dollar right now" (Part 2 of 2)

Updated: June 19, 2017

In part 2 of this interview with Jim Martens, he tells you why his view on the U.S. dollar is "splintered" right now, in terms of strength vs. weakness. He also talks about recent price action in the British pound and discusses where he expects the market to go from here.

"We're looking at two stories in the U.S. dollar right now" (Part 1 of 2)

Updated: June 16, 2017

Jim Martens tells you why his view on the U.S. dollar is "splintered" right now, in terms of strength vs. weakness.

EURUSD: How to "Peek" Around 2 "Corners" at Once

Updated: June 16, 2017

As is often the case before a big news event, EURUSD went mostly sideways into the June 14 Fed meeting. Traders were waiting to see what the Fed does and says. But here's what Elliott wave forex traders saw...

British Pound Falls… Why This Goes Deeper Than the UK Election Shocker

Updated: June 9, 2017

When calculating the odds of a political victory, accounting for voters' mood may be more important than adding up all the rational pros and cons. Financial markets are also governed by traders' collective mood to a much larger degree than the mainstream finance has been willing to consider.

Higher Interest Rates: "Good" for the U.S. Dollar?

Updated: June 6, 2017

Financial news networks spend untold hours debating with their guests as to whether interest rates will rise or fall -- and the effect that will have on the currency. But what if they argued ... over nothing? See this chart and analysis from Murray Gunn and decide for yourself.

Where Have All the Dollar Bulls Gone?

Updated: May 24, 2017

This Chart of the Day gives you our latest Elliott wave count for the dollar, and reveals an extreme in sentiment that most traders don’t even look at. What it says right now is crucial to all USD traders.

EURGBP: A Picture of Elliott Wave Precision

Updated: May 22, 2017

One minute, strong UK economic data “causes” the British pound to surge against the euro. And then the next, that same data… is futile against a pound selloff. Any questions? The real story behind the EURGBP leaves no room for doubt!

EURJPY: Come on Doooowwwwn! The Price Trend is Right

Updated: May 19, 2017

In early April, all fundamental signs pointed DOWN for the euro/yen currency exchange rate. But instead of falling, the euro went against the bearish current and soared against the Japanese yen. It’s time you knew the reason why. 

Macron Wins and the Euro... Falls? Excusez-moi!

Updated: May 10, 2017

According to the mainstream experts, Emmanuel Macron's victory in May 7's French Presidential Election was also a victory for the euro. And yet, the euro turned down against the U.S. dollar following his win. No surprise here!

Currencies: Here's What We're Watching

Updated: April 19, 2017

Michael Madden explains the outlook for the British pound and currency markets in general and whether they have been affected by the UK's call for a snap election.

EURUSD: "We're at an Interesting Juncture"

Updated: April 13, 2017

Jim Martens talks about a pattern in EURUSD that's been years in the making and what it implies for future price action.

Indian Rupee: Why Politics Matters Less Than You Might Think

Updated: April 10, 2017

An April 5 Bloomberg headline reads: "Rupee Rally Nobody Saw Coming Sees Strategists Play Catch Up." Yet, at least one analyst did. These two charts tell the story -- see them for yourself.

GBPUSD: Imagine It's Early 2016

Updated: April 6, 2017

Imagine it's early 2016. Brexit hasn't yet happened. No one thinks it will. The British pound is trading near 1.45. You put your best Elliott wave count on a monthly GBPUSD chart -- and see this incredibly bearish picture emerge...

Chinese Yuan: The Trump-Xi Meeting Matters Less Than You Think

Updated: April 5, 2017

The next 48 hours are critical, say the experts. Nothing is as important for determining the Chinese yuan’s long-term trend as the April 6 meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Or, is it?

EURUSD: A "Technical" Development?

Updated: March 31, 2017

Most conventional market analysts reach for explanations rooted in technical analysis only when they can't find a reason based in market fundamentals. All you see is a "broken" technical support or resistance price level, which probably sent a psychological signal to the market.

ETFs: Currency Risks You Should Know About

Updated: March 30, 2017

Chris Carolan shows you how disregarding currency risk can dramatically impact returns.

U.S. Dollar: "Clearly on Life-Support"

Updated: March 27, 2017

Knowledge of sentiment measures combined with a market's Elliott wave pattern is key in forecasting. The U.S. Dollar Index provides a perfect example. Read what our March 24 Short Term Update has to say.

Forex Markets: Ain't Misbehavin'

Updated: March 24, 2017

On March 24, the Aussie dollar slipped to its lowest level in two weeks. But, according  to some mainstream experts, there was no reason for the currency’s fall. From an Elliott wave perspective, however, the reason was plain as day.

See the Top Forex Markets that are Poised to Move -- Right Now

Updated: March 24, 2017

Jim Martens, the editor of our Currency Pro Service, gives an overview of the currency markets he follows and talks about a couple opportunities he's keeping his eye on.

Can a Supermodel Signal a Decline in U.S. Dollar?

Updated: March 9, 2017

Besides Elliott wave price patterns, our analysts also watch other telltale market indicators to pinpoint trend reversals -- e.g., sentiment extremes.

Preview: Four Charts in Action Reveal World Markets Now

Updated: March 8, 2017

Natural Gas - 3 degrees of trend for 2 months. "What's Next" for the U.S. Dollar Index. And, "Who's Excited" about consumer credit? See and hear about these topics and more, in our March preview of Global Market Perspective.

EURUSD: When Price Pattern Trumps Other "Reasons"

Updated: March 3, 2017

On March 1, the U.S. dollar did something it hadn't done in almost two months: It got stronger. Two reasons were behind the move, said analysts: The Fed's imminent rate hike, and, President Trump's widely-covered address to Congress. But here's one reason many have overlooked.

Will the U.S. Dollar Keep Winning?

Updated: March 1, 2017

See what to make of the recent U.S. dollar strength in this new interview with Forex Experts Jim Martens and Michael Madden.

Roses Are Red... and So's Been EURUSD's Trend

Updated: February 14, 2017

Roses are red. Violets are blue. The fundamental stage was set for the euro to rise... but instead it went boo hoo. The reason why might surprise you.

The Chinese Yuan: All Signs Pointed Down... Except One

Updated: January 18, 2017

As 2017 began, all fundamental signs pointed DOWN for China’s ever-depreciating yuan. Three weeks into the year, and the yuan is on a very different course; namely, up! Look no further for an explanation.

Getting a Handle on Volatility in British Pound

Updated: January 12, 2017

Whether you look at other markets, politics or something else to explain a market move, you’re explaining a move that’s already happened. And for a trader, the real question is, "What will the market do tomorrow?" Let's look at how Elliott wave analysis handles it.

Chinese Yuan and Elliott Waves

Updated: January 6, 2017

Chris Carolan, who edits our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update, explains how the Elliott Wave Principle helped him anticipate the recent move in the Chinese yuan.

"Sell those euros. Sell'em."

Updated: January 5, 2017

Two days before the New Year’s Eve, I got an insistent email from a colleague. Jim Martens, our Senior Currency Strategist, sent me a message with only a subject line: “Sell those euros. Sell'em.”

The Latest "Mystery Move" in the Euro Explained

Updated: January 3, 2017

Elliott waves and sentiment extremes often anticipate financial market moves that baffle mainstream market observers. For example, a recent surge higher in the euro was called a "mystery move." Here's what we called it.

Why The Euro's Late 2016 Crash Was... 2 Years in the Making

Updated: December 30, 2016

For nearly two years, the euro has been mired in a sideways holding pattern... until now. In late November, the currency woke DOWN from its sideways slumber and plunged to a 14-year low against the U.S. dollar. The reason for the euro's crash might surprise you.

Forex Traders: A Surprising Lesson from Commodities

Updated: December 20, 2016

In February 2011, sugar prices reversed from a 30-year high to embark on a 40% crash to one-year lows. Turns out, sugar's 2011 bear market was following an Elliott wave "triangle" script. Here's why forex traders of one particular currency pair will want to pay attention to sugar's past... now.

EURUSD at 14-Year Lows: Don’t Blame the Fed

Updated: December 19, 2016

Last week the euro fell hard. The reason was plain to everyone: the Fed's decision to hike interest rates. But can you imagine another post-rate-hike argument -- this one, against the dollar? It might go something like this...

From Unloved & Unwanted to George Washington on Steroids: The U.S. Dollar

Updated: December 15, 2016

The U.S. dollar remains in an uptrend that's been unfolding for nearly nine years. Can a magazine cover really help point to which way the trend will go from here?

British Pound: 2 Years of History in 1 Chart

Updated: December 9, 2016

2016 was the year of political surprises. First was the shocking Brexit vote in June. Then, the surprise Donald Trump victory in November. Both moments saw a lot of volatility in the financial markets. Yet, while it’s tempting to say “of course” and blame volatility on the news, the reality is not so black-and-white. Case in point: the British pound.

Chinese Yuan: "Manipulated" Does NOT Mean "Unpredictable"

Updated: December 5, 2016

EWI's Asian-Markets expert, Chris Carolan, has been regularly covering the Chinese yuan since 2014. See how his stunning two-year forecast proves this "manipulated" currency isn't unpredictable through the Elliott Wave method.

Wait: Wasn't British Pound Supposed to be Crashing Right Now?

Updated: December 1, 2016

On December 1, the British pound soared to a three-month high against the euro. Some investors may find the move shocking, considering the British unit was supposed to be strangled by the Brexit albatross. There's only one way to explain it.

U.S. Dollar’s Surge Against EUR and JPY: Don’t Hang Your Hat on It

Updated: November 23, 2016

Often during Thanksgiving week, markets quiet down. Not so this year. The Dow made a new all-time high on Wednesday -- and in forex, the euro slid to a new post-election low. Let’s talk about that.

China's Yuan: A Stunning Multi-Year Forecast

Updated: November 22, 2016

Chris Carolan outlines his forecasts for the Chinese yuan and shows you how he stayed one step ahead of China's currency devaluation steps.

Why the U.S. Dollar Index's 13.5-Year High Was Expected

Updated: November 18, 2016

On May 3, the U.S. Dollar Index spiked down to a low of 91.919. But, just three days later, as the bears were licking their chops, we anticipated a turn higher. Our wave analysis has served subscribers well. The index just hit a 13.5-year high.

Chinese Yuan: When Fundamentals Don't Matter

Updated: November 18, 2016

On November 15, the Chinese yuan tumbled to its lowest level since December 2008. You may be surprised to learn that the seeds for the yuan's current crash were planted long before the supposed bearish "trump" cards of a Trump presidential victory and the 2015-6 yuan devaluations.

Euro Price Action Post-Election: “We Expected That”

Updated: November 16, 2016

Jim Martens, editor of our Currency Pro Service, discusses his long-term view of the U.S. dollar and euro.

Euro Price Action Post-Election: “We Expected That”

Updated: November 16, 2016

Jim Martens, editor of our Currency Pro Service, discusses his long-term view of the U.S. dollar and euro.

Global Sentiment Ahead of US Election

Updated: November 8, 2016

Nine of our top market strategists offer a sneak peek of sentiment in their markets ahead of the U.S. presidential election.

British Pound Rally: Why Brexit News is Just a Smokescreen

Updated: November 4, 2016

Why would the British pound rise on the news that Brexit needs approval from the British parliament? Well, you could argue that the markets, unsure of Brexit's ultimate economic impact, showed their approval for a delay in the process. Yet, here is another explanation...

GPS vs. Road Map: Which Works Best? (Part 2)

Updated: June 17, 2016

In part two of this essay, our Currency Pro Service editor, Jim Martens, explains how to think of the Elliott Wave Principle as your road map to the market -- and your investment idea as a trip.

EURUSD: The Fed is NOT Your Friend

Updated: May 20, 2016

On May 3, the EURUSD turned down (i.e. falling euro, rising U.S. dollar) in a powerful reversal to two-month lows on May 20. Turns out, the euro's sell-off was not in the popular, Fed-led script handed out by mainstream analysts. It was, however, in the Elliott wave one.

Forex: New Insights on EURUSD, Japanese Yen and More

Updated: April 26, 2016

Jim Martens, editor of our Currency Pro Service, has been using Elliott wave analysis since the mid-1980s -- on forex markets, for most of that time.

Elliott Waves: "Nothing Better For Modeling Price Action"

Updated: April 20, 2016

Tony Carrion, one of our Currency Pro Service analysts, tells you how he uses Elliott waves in his analysis and why hearing an interview with Bob Prechter was a "game changer."

Elliott Wave Principle Gives You Market "Context"

Updated: April 12, 2016

Learn how the Elliott Wave Principle enhances your market-forecasting ability by giving you market "context." Our Currency Pro Services analyst Michael Madden explains.

Elliott Wave Principle Gives You Market "Context"

Updated: April 12, 2016

Learn how the Elliott Wave Principle enhances your market-forecasting ability by giving you market "context." Our Currency Pro Services analyst Michael Madden explains.

Our Forex Strategist: "I'm Always Looking for 'Analytical Colleagues'"

Updated: April 6, 2016

Jim Martens explains why his "ideal subscriber" is a forex trader who thinks for himself and only uses Jim's analysis as a "sounding board" for spotting high-confidence trade setups.

Flexibility of the Wave Principle

Updated: January 19, 2016

Are you curious about our analysts and their background?  Our Senior Currency Strategist, Jim Martens, started following markets in the 1980s.  In this new interview, you'll learn how he got his start in markets, and how the flexibility of the Wave Principle enhances your market analysis.

GPS vs. Road Map: Which Works Best? (Part 1)

Updated: December 8, 2015

The market-forecasting method I employ every day has been around since the 1930s. Yet, it works as well as, if not better than, any new-fangled, expensive, computerized technical analysis package I've seen. My method is a form of technical analysis based on...

Why Weaker Euro Has Little to Do with "Negative Inflation"

Updated: October 1, 2015

Blaming the euro weakness on "negative inflation" -- or, deflation, if you call a spade a spade -- is a logical choice. After all, the euro did get weaker after the report. However, if you look at these EURUSD charts, you'll see that this weakness started days ago.

Euro vs. Dollar: The Excitement is Yet to Come

Updated: September 1, 2015

EWI's Chief Currency Strategist discusses the EURUSD 1,200-pip "roundtrip."
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