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Win or Lose: The Double-Edged Sword of Forex Trading

Jim Martens, our Currency Pro Service editor, gives you his take on whether or not the June 23 Brexit vote will determine the trend in the British Pound, GBPUS.

Currencies: Here's What We're Watching

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.

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

As of 2013, the daily trading volume in foreign exchange was more than $5 TRILLION a day. EWI's currencies expert, Jim Martens, discusses the pros and cons of trading forex vs. trading stocks.

Forex Markets: Ain't Misbehavin'

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.

Devaluation Doobie: Getting High on Falling Currencies

A new day has dawned as the world's largest economies adopt a pro-currency devaluation stance -- led by China. So, what really happened to change their minds?

China's Yuan Devaluation: Why It Was "Expected"

China's economy is slowing. Its stock market began to crash back in July. And, the volatility rocking financial markets has been widely linked to the recent yuan devaluations by China's central bank. Speaking of that...

Return to the Dollar Index: The Clarity Just Got Clearer

Chart of the Day | Earlier this week, our "Chart of the Day" video showed you a long-term U.S. Dollar Index chart. Now look what happened since then...

EURUSD: Getting a Handle on December Volatility

Love or hate December's infamous volatility, if you choose to trade this month, you have to deal with it. And this December has certainly been volatile. Take EURUSD, the world's biggest forex market...

"Sell those euros. Sell'em."

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

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.

Euro vs. U.S. Dollar: What Will the "Big News Week" Bring?

This week promises to be big on economic news. Meanwhile, EURUSD, the world's biggest forex market, has been trading lower and lower over the past few days, as the U.S. dollar got stronger. How might the upcoming events impact this trend?

USDJPY: The Kind of Move You Don't Want to Miss

Market psychology will take prices up or down with or without the news. The advantage you have with Elliott waves is that while other traders are reacting, you can be proactive. Case in point: USDJPY.

USDJPY: A Case of How the Wave Principle Trumps "Fundamentals"

If you've been observing the Japanese yen purely from the perspective of market fundamentals since January 29th, you'd most likely be perplexed. Here's why...

Forex: The Most Liquid Financial Market on The Planet

The EURCAD's recent nosedive to a one-month low shows you how Elliott wave analysis has a very real place in the world of forex trading. Plus, a special "Black Friday" (Nov. 21) deal awaits you. 

USDCAD: There's Nothing "Loony" About Price Action

Between mid-January and March 31, the Canadian dollar (nicknamed "loonie") went from a near record low -- to a five-month high. The currency's dramatic performance may seem "loony," but in fact, it's just what the Elliott wave script called for.

EURUSD: Lower Now, But What Happens Next?

The dust settled after last week's Fed meeting, the focus has shifted to their next meeting in October, the interest rate hike option is still on the table -- and so, the U.S. dollar is stronger... but what happens next?

Here's What Makes Elliott Waves a Useful Forex Tool

What gives Elliott waves the ability to warn you about trend changes before the news? The answer begins with a conversation about what the markets’ true driver is. 

Forex Traders: A Surprising Lesson from Commodities

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.

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

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.

(Forex) Cross Rates: Here's What Stands Out Right Now

Michael Madden, who forecasts cross rates for our Currency Pro Service, tells you about the volatility following the historic Brexit vote.

Chinese Stocks: The Outlook is Clearly Negative

Our Global Opportunities Expert, Chris Carolan, discusses Monday's sharp declines in China's Shanghai Composite and Germany's DAX, and then he shares his outlook for the global markets based on the regional currencies.

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

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 Euro vs. the Fed: What We Think Really Happened

Elliott waves allow you to see before the news which way the collective psychology of market participants is leaning. If traders feel bullish… 

EURUSD: Critical Time Between Now And End of the Year

Jim Martens, our Senior Currency Strategist, talks about how he's stayed a step ahead of recent moves in EURUSD -- and why now is a critical time for the currency markets.

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

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...

The REAL Reason Why the Euro Crushed the U.S. Dollar

Days before the ECB announcement, EURUSD charts began to show a high-confidence Elliott wave pattern called an "ending diagonal." It almost always introduces fast trend reversals -- up, in this case. You can see this price pattern here...

Euro Sentiment Tanks: Time to Watch the Waves

chart of the day | The Elliott wave pattern and the extreme sentiment show us the direction the trend in the euro should take next -- plus the specific price points to watch, which will help confirm the forecast.

EURUSD: Here's What We Know

Whatever the Fed says around 2 PM Eastern on December 16, a surge of emotion will be visible in the markets. Emotions are natural drivers of price trends. And no method allows you to track the markets' collective emotion quite like Elliott waves do. So, here's what we know...

EURUSD: Up, Down -- and Up Again?

A little while back, we wrote that, after a big drop in the euro, its Elliott wave patterns called for a rally. It was a "terminal thrust" lower from an Elliott wave triangle pattern that tipped us off to the coming bullish turn in EURUSD...

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

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.

Getting a Handle on Volatility in British Pound

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.

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

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.

EURUSD: A "Technical" Development?

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.

EURUSD: When Price Pattern Trumps Other "Reasons"

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.

GBPUSD: Imagine It's Early 2016

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...

How to "Cheat" the Forex System (Well, Sort Of) & Not Get Caught

From its May peak, the EURUSD has fallen 10% to a 2-year low. Many forex traders may feel "cheated" by the dramatic decline, especially if they never saw it coming.

The REAL Reason the Euro Has Fallen to a 9-Year Low

On January 5, the euro plunged to a nine-year low against the U.S. dollar. The reason why has nothing to do with Greek politics or a beefed up stimulus plan by the ECB...

Bitcoin: What's Next for the Digital Currency?

We here at EWI first discussed Bitcoin when the currency traded for pennies. What are Bob Prechter's thoughts on this digital currency?

Trading Forex with Elliott Doesn't Have to be Complicated

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.

Dollar-Yen In a Freefall: 5-min Video Shows You Why

The sell-off in dollar-yen, or USDJPY, has been in the news a lot. "USDJPY Takes Out Stops, Plunges Under 101: Drags Stocks To New Lows," said a Zero Hedge headline yesterday. (Japan's Nikkei fell another 4.2% today.)

EURUSD: Pop Goes the Weasel

Here's a classic example of Elliott wave forecasting in forex markets. It's a trade set-up you'll see again and again.

EURUSD: How to Be Prepared Next Time the Fed Speaks

You've seen it before: Before a major news announcement -- like a Federal Reserve statement -- the market first swings wide, then the swings narrow down, then get narrower still...until the price simply goes sideways. At moments like these, what is your trading plan? This may help you next time -- watch.

U.S. Dollar: Trends Are Already Entrenched

Jim Martens, editor of EWI's Currency Pro Service, discusses recent price action in EURUSD and explains why he's looking for the euro to start another leg down -- and for the U.S. dollar, another leg up -- very soon.

The U.S. Dollar's 2014-2015 Rally: Wave 3 in Action

There are many ways to describe the 2014-2015 rally in the U.S. dollar to 12-year highs. One of those ways happens to be an Elliott third wave in action... 

EURUSD: Sharp Sell-Off Gets Reversed

On Monday (June 29), the world woke up to the ever-more-real possibility of a Greek default. The U.S. dollar gained, and EURUSD fell on the news. But then, just as abruptly, the euro sell-off reversed and completely erased all dollar gains. What happened? 

EURUSD: Summertime, and Trading Is... Not Easy

Every forex trader knows that some trading days, you and the market just "click" somehow. And then there are days when just about every trading decision turns against you. Have you ever wondered why those "good" vs. "bad" days happen to begin with?

EURUSD: An Ending Diagonal Triangle in Action

Remember how during the time of the Greek bailout a couple of weeks ago, the euro didn't seem to "know" which way to go next? There is a reason for that, says The Wall Street Journal: carry trade.

Greece and the Euro: Nowhere But Down?

Blaming the euro weakness on Greece is easy, yet that doesn't give you almost any objective measure of just where the euro's slide may stop. Here's why you may find technical analysis more helpful in this volatile environment.

The Euro: After Greece, What's Next?

Think the latest rally in the euro was the result of "good news" from Greece? Think again. Watch our Senior Currency Strategist explain what's really behind the moves.

EURUSD: Remember the Greek Deal?

Hard to believe, but the barrage of news stories this week has already overshadowed the Greek bailout. Yet, price action in EURUSD around the time Greek deal was reached gave us a cool lesson in Elliott wave forex trading -- so let's take a quick look back.

EURUSD: When "Fundamentals" and Technicals Agree

Wow, how far we've come. A year ago, saying that the euro and U.S. dollar would soon reach parity would have been laughed at. At the time, the euro-dollar exchange rate was trading near $1.40. By March of this year, it fell about four cents away from parity. Will it get there?

Japanese Yen Falls to a 17-Year Low -- Watch How It Got There

You'll find many explanations in the news why USDJPY is trading near the highest point since 2002. Most of them have one thing in common: They rationalize the move which has already happened. Well, here's a different perspective -- watch.

The U.S. Dollar Index Hits 100

There was no shortage of U.S. dollar bears during the 2007-2009 financial crisis. But the greenback defied the negative sentiment and now trades near 100. See what could have helped you anticipate that sharp bounce.

Yen Falls on GDP Data. Yen Rises on GDP Data. Confused Yet?

On November 16, GDP data confirmed Japan had fallen back into a recession. No two-ways about it. Yet, the Japanese yen had more than two ways to react to the news...

EURUSD: How to Know the Next Move WITHOUT the News

EURUSD fell to a new low for the month today, below $1.07. You can read a variety of explanations about why that happened. Yet none tell you what should happen next. Elliott waves, on the other hand, do.

EUR, GBP, AUD and CHF: 4 Markets That Screamed "Stronger Dollar!" a Month Ago

The U.S. dollar has gotten a lot stronger lately, and you'll find many "fundamentally" based reasons for that. But watch our Senior Currency Strategist explain how more than a month ago, Elliott wave patterns in four separate forex markets already warned of the U.S. dollar strength.

Why the Euro Took a Tumble

On October 22, EURUSD, the world's most popular forex market, fell sharply -- and it was widely blamed on a statement by the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi. Now, watch the move explained from the Elliott wave perspective.

FX Markets Make Major Turns When No One Expects It

In this timeless interview, editor of EWI's Currency Pro Service explains how the forex market "inflicts pain" on most traders by reversing just as they get comfortable with a trend -- and how you can avoid the same mistake.

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

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.

The U.S. Dollar Index: As Clear As It Looks

This U.S. Dollar Index chart is as straightforward as it looks. It's a longer-term, weekly bar chart. The Elliott wave pattern is crystal clear, yet is still in progress. From the low in April 2011, 4 waves are in place, exactly as the blue labels show: 1, 2, 3, 4...

EURUSD: Why Did the Euro Reverse So Abruptly?

Last Friday (Oct. 2) at 9:06 AM, the editor of our Currency Pro Service, Jim Martens, emailed me with a three-letter subject line: "EUR."

China Drops the Yuan "Bomb" -- But the Euro Fails to "Notice"

On Aug. 11 China shocked global markets by devaluing its currency, the renminbi, by almost 2%. Yet, if you looked at your forex screens Tuesday morning, after the initial devaluation, you could hardly tell that anything had happened. Why?

EURUSD: What Do You Do When FX Markets "Break a Rule"?

Elliott wave analysis has only three rules. Beyond those, there are many guidelines for wave formation. But a guideline is just that -- a guideline, while a rule is... well, something you cannot violate. Or can you?

Forex FreeWeek Preview: "Dollar is at an inflection point"

In this interview, our Senior Currency Strategist and editor of the forex-focused Currency Pro Service tells you what to expect during the Forex FreeWeek (Oct. 19-23).

The Fed Speaks and the Euro Gets "Spooked"?

This week started slow for EURUSD, the world's biggest forex market. The euro fell a little on Monday and rose a little on Tuesday. ... And then the bottom fell out. Here are two perspectives on what happened.

3 New Forex Opportunities with "Big Potential"

Robert Kelley covers cross rates for our Currency Pro Service. In this interview, Robert tells you which cross rates opportunities he's most excited about.

Don't Blame Mr. Draghi for the Plunge in EURUSD

The euro plunged Thursday morning in a most dramatic fashion. Analysts rushed to blame the ECB's president Mario Draghi. But here's why the sell-off was in the cards well before his statement. Let's let these two charts do the talking.

EURUSD Falls Despite Draghi "Boost": Here's Why

On September 8, ECB President Mario Draghi decided not to extend the Continent’s QE program and to keep interest rates pat. Right away, the euro rallied to a two-week high... only to embark on a powerful sell-off shortly after. The reason why might surprise you.

Euro vs. Dollar: How to Know the Trend Before the News

Much like a cardiogram can show a doctor how the patient's heart is doing, Elliott wave patterns on a price chart can show you which way the market's collective psychology is about to take prices -- before the news, or without any news, period.

How to Spot a High-Confidence FX Trade Setup

In March, the Japanese yen served us a great lesson in Elliott wave triangles, high-confidence price patterns. Watch this 4-part video series where our Currency Pro Service editor spots a triangle in USDJPY and follows it as it unfolds in real-time in the coming days.

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

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.

EURUSD: The Fed is NOT Your Friend

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.

U.S. Dollar: a Brexit Safe Haven?

The U.S. dollar surged in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the European Union. But the greenback's upward trend started several weeks before the June 23 vote. See how the Wave Principle can help you spot trend turns, even when professional speculators are betting the other way.

Why the Turkish Lira Sell-off Was NOT "Unexpected"

Was there anything to suggest -- BEFORE the failed coup attempt in Turkey -- that the Turkish lira would see a hard sell-off? See for yourself.

Forex: "The Markets Are Getting Exciting!"

Jim Martens, the editor of our Currency Pro Service, gives you a preview of what's going on in the FX world post-Brexit.

GBPUSD: Pre-Brexit, Brexit -- and Post-Brexit

On the heels of the Brexit vote, the British pound -- or cable, as it's known to forex traders -- crashed to a 31-year low. In retrospect, that  makes sense. But what about AHEAD of the vote? Watch this video for some surprising answers.

(Video 1 of 4) USDJPY: How to Spot a High-Confidence FX Trade Setup

In March, the Japanese yen served us a great lesson in Elliott wave triangles, high-confidence price patterns. Watch the first video of this 4-part video series where our Currency Pro Service editor explains what a triangle in USDJPY on March 2 implied for the trend.

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

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.

Euro's Sharp Reversal: Let These 2 Charts Do the Talking

Technical indicators will often help you catch trend reversals before the news. This week, forex markets gave us an example of Elliott waves doing just that -- in EURUSD, the euro-dollar exchange rate and world's most popular forex market.

Brexit and Beyond -- Look at Price Patterns, not Market News

Watch what helped Jim Martens, editor of Currency Pro Service, prepare his subscribers early for the violent reversal and historic sell-off in the British pound.

USDJPY: Why the BOJ Doesn't Control Every Move

In mid-2015, the Japanese yen stood at a near 13-year low against the U.S dollar. And, according to mainstream wisdom, the yen's downside fate was sealed by the B.O.J's ongoing commitment toward monetary easing. And yet -- the yen rallied?

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

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.

British Pound Rally: Why Brexit News is Just a Smokescreen

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...

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

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

Flexibility of the Wave Principle

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.

EURUSD Falls off a Cliff: See Why in One Chart

"EURUSD plunged after ECB President Drahgi announced that there are 'no limits' to how far the ECB will deploy its tools. The problem with blaming euro weakness on his comments is that the decline started earlier, much earlier."

EURUSD How a Simple Chart Pattern Can Tell You Whats Next

With the world's attention focused on the stock markets for the past two weeks, it's easy to overlook what's been happening in EURUSD, the euro-dollar exchange rate and the world's most-traded forex market.

Euro vs. Dollar: The Excitement is Yet to Come

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

British Pound Gets Pounded: Why Brexit's NOT to Blame?

On June 24, the British pound plummeted to a 31-year low on the back of its steepest single-day fall ever! What caused cable to crash, you ask? Well, according to some experts, the Brexit vote is to blame. We, however, have a different explanation.

U.S. Dollar Vs. Canadian Dollar: The Real Reason Behind the Rally

On Sept. 23, the Canadian dollar fell to an 11-year low against the U.S. dollar. Two weeks earlier, EWI's Senior Currency Strategist posted this video forecast, explaining why USDCAD presented a bullish opportunity. Watch this great lesson in Elliott wave forecasting now.

EURUSD: Why Mario Draghi Did NOT Cause the Plunge

The euro fell sharply against the U.S. dollar on Sept. 3. Analysts put the blame on a statement by Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank president.  But, while the EURUSD drop coincided with the ECB president's statement, it was not caused by it. See for yourself.

Euro vs. Dollar: "The moment we've all been waiting for"

Here's what we know from three-plus decades of observing markets: When prices move in a sideways, choppy fashion -- it’s a corrective pattern. That is to say, the market is making a “pause” within the larger trend; the actual trend should soon resume.

GBPUSD Falls -- But Don't Blame the Bank of England

Correlation does not mean causation. Watch this new video by Jim Martens, the editor of our forex-focused Currency Pro Service, to understand why GBPUSD was destined to fall, news or no news.

The Timing of the British Pound's Slump Is No Accident

When on October 4th the British pound fell to a new low for the year -- and a new 31-year low -- the explanation was simple: Brexit. But if the timing of the slump seems almost accidental, from an Elliott wave standpoint, it was no accident at all.

This Straightforward Approach Will Help You Navigate an Erratic EURUSD

Last week, the financial world had its eyes fixed on the Fed chair Janet Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole, as traders considered how her words would impact the markets. Dozens of articles later, one perspective was still missing almost entirely from the mainstream discussions...

GBPUSD Falls off a Cliff, But Don't Blame Boris

You've heard of "Brexit," a potential huge shake-up for the EU. So it's no wonder that when London's mayor Boris Johnson announced on Feb. 21 that he's in favor of "Brexit," the British pound fell hard. ...Or so goes the mainstream explanation.

EURUSD: There's a New Opportunity Directly Ahead

The editor of our forex-focused Currency Pro Service, Jim Martens, shows you that although EURUSD has gone "nowhere" recently, there are plenty of opportunities on the horizon.

EURUSD: Two Months of "Zero Progress" End with a Bang

For the past two months, EURUSD, the world's most-traded forex market, has made almost zero net progress -- until now. This chart shows you the long sideways trading range stretching back all the way to December.

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

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.

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

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.

EURUSD: Why the Decline to a 7-month Low Won't Last

Today, EURUSD fell to a low not seen since March. From an Elliott wave perspective, the reasons are plenty. We’ve explained them in a recent article; the latest slide fits well into EURUSD’s big picture. More importantly, Elliott waves are already peeking around the next corner.

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

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...

Dollar Index: Clear Enough to Show Two Years in Two Minutes

Let's talk about the Dollar Index. Not with one chart, but with three charts of the Index. Because, they show we mean when we say, "Textbook Elliott Wave Pattern." Five up, three down...

Elliott Wave Principle Gives You Market "Context"

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

(Video 4 of 4) USDJPY: How to Spot a High-Confidence FX Trade Setup

In March, the Japanese yen served us a great lesson in Elliott wave "triangle" price pattern. Watch this free 4-part video series where our Currency Pro Service editor walks you through this high-confidence opportunity step by step.

(Video 2 of 4) USDJPY: How to Spot a High-Confidence FX Trade Setup

In March, the Japanese yen served us a great lesson in Elliott wave triangles. Here's the 2nd video of this 4-part series where our Currency Pro Service editor gives you an update on USDJPY's high-confidence price pattern as it developed.

(Video 3 of 4) USDJPY: How to Spot a High-Confidence FX Trade Setup

In March, the Japanese yen served us a great lesson in Elliott wave triangles. Here's the 3rd video of this 4-part series where our Currency Pro Service editor gives you an update on USDJPY's high-confidence price pattern.

Forex: New Insights on EURUSD, Japanese Yen and More

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"

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."

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

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

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.

Euro vs. Dollar: The Excitement is Yet to Come

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

EURUSD: "We're at an Interesting Juncture"

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

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

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!

Will the U.S. Dollar Keep Winning?

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

EURJPY: Come on Doooowwwwn! The Price Trend is Right

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. 

EURGBP: A Picture of Elliott Wave Precision

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!

Where Have All the Dollar Bulls Gone?

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.

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

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.

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

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...

China: Why Currency Devaluation is Doomed to Fail

Rather than revive demand for Chinese exports, the August 11, 2015 devaluation of China's currency has fueled a capital flight by China's own citizens and businesses. The practice is called "smurfing," and here's why...

Spot High-Confidence Trading Opportunities Using Moving Averages

The moving average is a technical indicator which has stood the test of time. EWI Senior Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy shows you how to spot high-confidence trading opportunities using moving averages. Two charts provide examples.

Moving Averages Can Identify a Trade

If you trade with Elliott, you may use supporting indicators in your analysis of the markets. Here's a brief lesson that shows you three ways that moving averages can help you determine the market trend.

324-Day Cycle Points to Spike in Gold Volatility

In the past month, gold saw a big spike in volatility. Commentators pointed to the U.S. presidential election as the cause. But Elliott wave analysts made a forecast for volatility in gold when the CBOE Gold ETF VIX index had been trending lower, and made no mention of the election. Here's what we saw.

Anticipating a Rise in the Dollar Index

Many U.S. dollar bears have expected inflation to trigger a collapse in the greenback. But inflation has been missing in action. Only one asset is sure to gain value during deflation.

There's More to India's Rising Stocks than a Falling U.S. Dollar

At the start of 2016, India’s S&P Nifty Index was circling the drain of a 21-month while India’s rupee clung to an all-time-ever low against the U.S. dollar. But then the unexpected happened -- both the Nifty and the rupee hit bottom. Yet -- while the one continues to soar in a bull market rally, the other one sputters...

Brexit, Euro, Pound and Stocks—See Why Europe is "Churning" and What's Next

Our Global Opportunities Expert Chris Carolan explains how the Wave Principle helps you navigate the recent uncertainty associated with European markets.

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

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.

Alibaba: Headed for a $1-Trillion Market Capitalization?

"Open Sesame" is the phrase that opens the door to treasure. A Chinese entrepreneur was inspired by the story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and named a company that has yielded vast riches. One of our Global Market Perspective editors provides analysis of Alibaba Group.

Australia: Fast-Growing Internet Companies Seek New Rally Highs

Our Global Market Perspective editors have spotted two compelling investment ideas in Australia. We first show you Australia's big stock market picture. Then we focus on the charts of two Internet companies.

Currency Devaluation: Quick-Fix or Complete Fiasco?

The list of countries joining the currency devaluation bandwagon keeps growing. But how effective is this strategy really for restoring economic growth? 

The Swiss Central Bank Shocks the World

On January 15, 2015, the Swiss National Bank abruptly ended its three-year-long exchange rate target for the Swiss franc of 1.20 against the euro. However, the news wasn't a shock for everyone -- here's why.

Deflation Returns to Haunt the Eurozone

When ECB president Mario Draghi launched the first-ever Euro-QE in March 2015, it was hailed as the "death of deflation." But now, after six months, deflation is back in the eurozone...

Spotting Opportunities in Emerging Markets with Bad Fundamentals

With the help of the Wave Principle, you can spot investment opportunities when the fundamentals are at their worst. Emerging markets are a good example. Review this chart and commentary from our Global Market Perspective.

FTSE 100: A Look at a "Head and Shoulders" Pattern

A classic "head and shoulders" pattern is showing up in the FTSE 100. If prices slice through the neckline, how far can investors expect the FTSE 100 to fall? Learn about the head and shoulders measuring formula.

India's Banks: Can Bad News Be Bullish?

Albert Einstein's observation that opportunity lies within every difficulty often applies to financial markets. When the fundamentals are at their worst, most investors flee. But they run away from the beginnings of potentially rewarding trends. See what the Wave Principle reveals about an important emerging market sector.

Australia's Housing Statistics are Alarming

Investors can get badly hurt when a financial bubble implodes.  But, if you're positioned properly, downtrends can be your friend. One of our Global Market Perspective analysts examines a sector in Australia that may be on the cusp of a significant move. See the chart and read the commentary.

What Investors Need to Know About the Robot Revolution

The era of the industrial robot has arrived, and our Global Market Perspective pinpoints opportunities. The share price of Fanuc Corp. tripled after our analyst identified the early stages of a fifth-wave thrust. More recently, the robot revolution has taken a breather. Expand your investment horizon now.  

See a European Stock Market Top at Five Degrees of Trend

The stock market's price history consists of recognizable patterns at all degrees of trend. The chart of one European bourse shows a bull market has ended at five degrees of trend. It now appears that Minor wave 3 is unfolding.

Germany's DAX Index: Will Prices Stay Below a Key Trendline?

Germany served as an anchor of stability during Europe's sovereign debt crisis. The nation is the Continent's largest economy. Even so, Germany's stock market now looks poised for increased volatility. Also, take a look at this downtrending stock chart of the country's largest steel maker.  

How "Sheer Lunacy" Took Over Europe's Bond Market

Welcome to the world of half-century loans at 1% and a 100-year note at a yield of 2.35%. One of our Global Market Perspective analysts says the European bond market has entered a realm of "sheer lunacy." These two charts help to explain.

Two Driverless Car Investments Show Bullish Price Patterns

Your next car might drive itself. Advanced computer chips, software and sensors make this possible. These two driverless companies flash bullish wave patterns. Our analyst says hop on board now.

Are the World's Rich and Powerful Right About Emerging Markets?

Global political leaders and CEOs of major companies have a privileged perspective on the world. But even they can steer investors in the wrong direction. Right now, emerging markets appear ripe with opportunity, contrary to the "experts'" forecasts. Take a look at these two charts.

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

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.

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

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?

A Banking Fiasco is Brewing in Italy

Big Italian banks are weighed down by hundreds of billions of dollars of non-performing loans. There's fear of a systemic financial crisis. Depositors may find themselves on the hook. Now is the time to prepare for a deflation that will likely extend far beyond Italy.

Chinese Yuan: When Fundamentals Don't Matter

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.

The People’s Bank of China Didn’t Cause the Yuan’s Recent Slump; It Simply Followed It

Back in 2014, our analysis saw the Chinese yuan’s 8-year long rally coming to an end despite the People’s Bank’s accommodative policies.

Stocks: Several Factors Are Pointing to Multi-Year Extremes

Robert Kelley tells you how he uses divergences between related markets -- and what they're telling him now about the markets he follows.

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