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By: Elliott Wave International  09-12-2011

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
11/16/2011 7:45:00 PM

On November 16, EUR/USD slipped to $1.3420, a low it's not seen since early October. "Euro Reaches 5-Week Low on Bets ECB to Buy More European Debt," one headline explained the euro weakness. Strange; shouldn't the European Central Bank's readiness to stop the debt crisis be a euro-bullish factor? Well, that depends.

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
11/9/2011 7:15:00 PM

On November 9, the EUR/USD (exchange rate between the euro and U.S. dollar and the world's most traded forex pair) fell some 300 pips. The euro's sell-off was universally attributed to the bad news about Italian debt.. but could you have anticipated it before the news? You could. Hee's how.

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By Nico Isaac
11/8/2011 3:00:00 PM

Two months ago, the US dollar went from the global currency world's "SH**" list to its glowing "IT" list. Between September 1 and September 30, the dollar enjoyed a powerful rally against the euro to its highest level in nine months. Now, read how the dollar's September rally was a classic, Elliott wave post-triangle thrust.

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
11/1/2011 3:45:00 PM

Remember last week's (Oct. 27) news from Europe about a new bailout agreement -- and how the euro shot up some 400 pips around the same time? Well, scratch that.

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/31/2011 2:45:00 PM

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/27/2011 4:30:00 PM

On Thursday, the EU agreed to expand a bailout fund, and the euro surged, pushing the EUR/USD above $1.42 for the first time in weeks. Question: Is this a start of a real bull trend against the U.S. dollar, or a temporary relief?

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/27/2011 2:30:00 PM

What is the euro's long-term trend, and how do you apply Elliott wave analysis to the EUR/USD? Watch EWI's Chief Currency Strategist and editor of our forex-focused Currency Specialty Service Jim Martens explain in this free video interview >>

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/26/2011 5:15:00 PM

What is Elliott wave analysis, and why would you want to use it to trade forex? Watch EWI's Chief Currency Strategist and editor of our forex-focused Currency Specialty Service Jim Martens explain in this free video interview.

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By Jill Noble
10/25/2011 4:45:00 PM

EWI Senior Currencies Strategist Jim Martens says that he doesn't ignore the news, but that when big news is coming soon, he does pay extra attention to two specific Elliott Wave patterns.

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/18/2011 2:30:00 PM

The reason for the latest leg of the EUR/USD decline is said to be Moody's warning that France may lose its Aaa credit rating. This news might have you think bearish -- bearish on the euro, bullish on the dollar, that is -- b ut first, take a look at this October 17 EUR/USD chart and analysis from EWI’s forex-focused Currency Specialty Service..

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/14/2011 4:45:00 PM

Elliott wave analysis is all about recognizing patterns in market charts. Looking for wave patterns can be addictive, and sometimes, new Elliott wave fans end up in long arguments about what pattern -- exactly -- is in progress. That, b elieve it or not, can lead to missed opportunities. Watch this free video to understand why..

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/11/2011 7:30:00 PM

You may have seen a TV ad where "traders" describe their strategies, and one says, "I trade on fundamentals." Let's see how this approach may work in real life -- in forex. On October 4, the EUR/USD fell to $1.3152 -- the low not seen since January 2011..

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/4/2011 4:00:00 PM

In 2004, the former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan compared successful currency traders to "winners of coin-tossing contests." Fair? No? You decide..

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
9/28/2011 6:45:00 PM

From its Sept. 26 low of $1.3365, the EUR/USD (the euro-dollar exchange rate and the most actively-traded forex pair) has rallied over 300 points into the September 28 high near $1.37. You'll read in the media that the reason for the rally was the optimism about the European debt resolution.  But here's an explanation that's not often discussed

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By Bob Stokes
9/28/2011 4:15:00 PM

U.S. dollar doomsayers have been loud and abundant. Is the buck destined to defy the doomsayers and rise like a phoenix?..

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
9/21/2011 3:00:00 PM

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
9/15/2011 5:15:00 PM

For you as a trader, the first priority is to know which market offers the best opportunity right now. Today, Jason Farkas, one of the Currency Specialty Service analysts covering cross rates, has EUR/JPY on his radar. You have to look at this chart to understand why..

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By Vadim Pokhlebkin
9/13/2011 9:45:00 PM

So far this month, the euro has lost almost 900 pips to the U.S. dollar, pushing the EUR/USD forex pair from near $1.44 down into the $1.35 range. That's a huge, fast move, one that every forex trader hopes to catch. How many caught this one? Hard to say, but..

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By Nico Isaac
9/8/2011 1:45:00 PM

Question: If you know with 100% certainty that a specific event will happen on a specific future date, could you in turn be surprised when the event does indeed happen? Common sense says "no." Yet, recent mainstream news stories on the euro would have you believe otherwise. Check it: On Wednesday September 7, the euro gained ground in a late-day rally.


By Vadim Pokhlebkin
9/6/2011 5:15:00 PM

The euro has fallen against the U.S. dollar on "growing fears that Europe's debt maelstrom could engulf Italy." (Wall Street Journal) Think that headline was written today? Nope -- and here's why that matters.

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