Currencies

Foreign exchange is the world's biggest market, with daily trading volume of $5+ trillion -- about 10 times the total volume of the world's stock exchanges combined. High liquidity and 24-hour access are just two reasons why millions of traders focus on currencies exclusively. These free resources will help you make sense of this popular market.

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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.

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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.

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Chinese Yuan and Elliott Waves

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.

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"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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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