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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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.

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.

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."

European Elections

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Social mood translates into the tight race at the polls in the French election. In Europe, we're seeing bond market behavior that resembles what occurred before the credit crises in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Outlook for the British pound and currency markets following the UK's call for a snap election.

A Look at Commodities, Currencies & China

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In this week's episode, we talk to three analysts from Elliott Wave International about the respective markets they cover. We start off with Jeffrey Kennedy, the editor of our Commodity Junctures market-forecasting service, to learn about the one commodity Jeff is most excited about. Next up is an interview with Jim Martens, the editor of our Currency Pro Service. He has been using Elliott wave analysis since the mid-1980s -- on forex markets, for most of that time. Here, Jim tells you how Elliott waves help you "make sense" of the FX markets -- and why it's important to look at the larger trend. In today's last interview, Chris Carolan explains what a weaker dollar implies for Asian equities and gives an update on what he's looking at in China.

Spotlight on Currencies

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First up is an interview with EWI's Jim Martens. Jim offers his perspective on recent moves in the Yen and U.S. Dollar. The dollar rally has been making headlines for quite a while now -- and most of the talking heads on financial TV think the rally in the U.S. dollar index may be over. Jim correctly called the top in the Euro / Dollar exchange in May of last year. We're approaching the 1-year anniversary of that forecast and this next clip -- from May 9 of 2014 -- takes you through the analysis of the EURO Dollar decline. Our last feature for this week's episode comes from Elliott Wave International's Bob Stokes who reports on the "war on cash."
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