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US$ Dollar Gains After Fed – Shouldn’t Crude Oil Also Decline?

by WaveTrack International| September 28, 2018 | No Comments

US$ Dollar Gains After Fed – Shouldn’t Crude Oil Also Decline?

Following Wednesday’s Federal Reserve interest rate hike of 0.25% to 2.25%, the US$ dollar has pulled higher by 1.23% per cent from 93.95 to 95.11. The US$ dollar looks set to continue higher over the next week or two as the finalising sequence of the expanding flat pattern (see Twitter post 26th September 2018).

Now what about Crude Oil?

But the intriguing question now relates to Crude Oil – see fig #1.

US Dollar Index vs. Crude Oil - Elliott Wave by WaveTrack International

US Dollar Index vs. Crude Oil – Elliott Wave by WaveTrack International

As you can see from this analogue, there’s currently a high-negative correlation with the US$ dollar index. Even price-amplitudes are closely aligned. The US$ dollar index pulled higher through Wednesday/Thursday and continuing this advance today (Friday). However, Crude Oil has failed to respond lower in reaction to the stronger US$ dollar. Is there any obvious reason for this breakdown in the correlation?

Crude Oil - 120 mins.- Elliott Wave by WaveTrack International

Crude Oil – 120 mins.- Elliott Wave by WaveTrack International

From an Elliott Wave perspective, the exact same Elliott Wave count is applied to Crude Oil, where an expanding flat is unfolding from Crude Oil’s early-September high of 71.40 – see fig #2. Labelled [a]-[b]-[c]. Wave [a] declined into a zig zag ending at 66.86 on September 7th. And was followed by a double zig zag upswing as wave [b] into the Sep. 25th high of 72.78. If correct, as we believe, then it really should decline now as wave [c] towards levels of 66.20-65.80+/-.

Conclusion

Perhaps it’s simply a case of playing ‘catch-up’. However, delays in these types of set-ups are not uncommon. One might view the delay as a complete breakdown of the negative correlation. In this case, Crude Oil’s underlying uptrend is so strong that it’s able to withstand a shorter-term US$ dollar rally. But often, trading opportunities exist where the divergence is simply delayed. Consequently, Crude Oil will perhaps suddenly, trade sharply lower.

Differentiation between the two possibilities comes down to the qualitative assessment of Crude Oil’s pattern. September’s advance does certainly conform to a double zig zag pattern (66.86-72.78). Therefore, the probability that it can still decline as wave [c] to 66.20-65.80+/- is increased.

Risk/Reward becomes a factor in whatever trade set-up is taken. Ensure close stops are applied, e.g. Crude Oil above the fib. 38.2% extension level of wave [a]’s trading-range at 73.15 would probably negate this high area as wave [b] of the expanding flat.

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Apple Inc. – Right on Target!

by WaveTrack International| September 24, 2018 | 2 Comments

Apple Inc. Hits Upside Targets of 228.42+/- Then Stages Reversal-Signature!

The August 3rd update of Apple Inc. forecast upside price acceleration following the publication of strong quarterly earnings results. Elliott Wave analysis had identified this latest push to record highs as a concluding 5th wave within the five wave impulse pattern unfolding higher from February’s low of 150.24. But this was minor wave v. five within the larger impulse uptrend. This wave dates back to the May ’16 low of 89.47, labelled intermediate wave (5) which means a much larger uptrend was approaching completion.

Using fib-price-ratios, Apple Inc. was forecast higher from 207.39 ending minor wave v. five at 228.42+/-. The actual test of this price level occurred on September 5th at 229.67. It was derived where minor wave v. five unfolds by a common fib. 61.8% correlative ratio of waves i-iii one-three.

Apple Inc.  - Daily - Elliott Wave Forecast by WaveTrack International

Apple Inc. – Daily – Elliott Wave Forecast by WaveTrack International

Since achieving this upside target for wave v. five of (5), Apple Inc. has now staged price-rejection. The subsequent reversal-signature confirms that a counter-trend decline has begun.

What Next?

The next question is how far can Apple Inc. decline in this correction? Intermediate wave (5)’s advance from the May ’16 low was also the concluding 5th wave of primary wave 5. It stretches back to the April ’13 low of 55.01. And primary wave 5 is also part of the longer-term impulse uptrend that began from the July ’82 low of 0.19. If correct, then Apple Inc. could begin a major correction lasting a decade or more. Returning prices back to low-double-digit levels! But is this likely at this juncture of the secular-bull uptrend? After all, the Nasdaq 100 is still some way off Elliott Wave upside targets of 11946.00+/- (see bi-annual video series).

Apple Inc. – Alternate Counts

Although Apple Inc.’s historical data begins in December 1980, this isn’t enough to verify an absolute terminal price-peak for ending its long-term uptrend. Major indices bottomed in 1974, six years earlier so we can only guess what Apple Inc. would have traded then. It makes a huge difference in Fibonacci-Price-Ratio measurements of the secular-bull uptrend and of course, the Elliott Wave pattern itself.

The current long-term wave analysis is therefore one of a few potentialities labelling primary wave 1 ending into the April ’91 high of 2.61, primary wave 2 into the Dec.’97 low of 0.45, primary wave 3 ending into the Sep.’12 high of 100.72 and now primary wave 5 completing in Sep.’18 at 229.67.

But what we can determine with some surety is that a five wave impulse upswing from the May ’16 low of 89.47 did end into the early-September high of 229.67 which at the very least, indicates a corrective retracement towards ‘fourth wave of preceding degree’ which is at the Feb.’18 level of 150.24.

One alternate count that prolongs Apple Inc.’s secular-bull uptrend relabels the intermediate degree subdivision of primary wave 5’s advance from the April ’13 low of 55.01 so that wave (1) ends into the April ’15 high of 134.54, wave (2) into the May ’16 low of 89.47, wave (3) into the Sep.’18 high of 229.67 with wave (4) now engaged in a corrective downswing towards the fib. 38.2% retracement level of 160.00+/-. Naturally, this decline would necessitate unfolding into a three wave pattern, or a multiple seven/eleven wave sequence to validate its corrective credentials so would be easily spotted and differentiated to a more bearish impulse pattern.

Conclusion

Apple Inc. has underperformed over the last weeks. In fact, coming bottom of the Dow Jones 30 index table of component stocks. Apple reached a decline of -2.8% per cent over the last week alone and down -6.25% per cent from the high. This is consistent action following the completion of the 5th wave at 229.67. However, it’s too early to verify Apple Inc.’s long-term consequences. This means for the time being, downside targets are at least towards the 160.00+/- area.

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Dow Jones – Expanding Flats + Triangles

by WaveTrack International| August 24, 2018 | 3 Comments

Elliott Wave Patterns – Expanding Flats + Triangles

  • The Dow’s (DJIA) recent advance from the mid-August low to levels not seen since early-February has followed a perfectly formed expanding flat correction from July’s high. The expanding flat conformed to exact fib-price-ratios and even included a triangle within its impulse decline for wave (c)
  • Expanding Flats

    This year’s corrective downswing in the Dow Futures from January’s high is of particular interest. Mainly, because its early-April low at 23344.50 briefly penetrated below the early-February low 23360.20. This allows an expanding flat to develop from the February low as a corrective sequence. At the same time confirming April’s advance as the third sequence of the pattern rather than part of a sustainable uptrend. (See latest EW-Compass Report). April’s advance is labelled wave (c) unfolding into an ending/expanding-diagonal.

    The final stage of April’s diagonal can be seen approaching a terminal high into current levels. A perfectly formed expanding flat formed from the late-July high of 25572 (futures) into the mid-August low of 24955 – see fig #1. Labelled (a)-(b)-(c) subdividing 3-3-5. Wave (a) declined into a zig zag. Wave (b) rallied into another zig zag prior to wave (c)’s decline as a five wave impulse into the 24955 low.

    Dow Jones 30 - 80 mins.

    Dow Jones 30 – 80 mins. – WaveTrack International

    Moreover, fib-price-ratios (FPR’s) are evident. Providing authenticity to the pattern – extending wave (a) by a fib. 14.58% ratio projects within a few points of wave (b)’s high – extending wave (a) by a fib. 23.6% ratio projects wave (c) to within a few points of the actual low.

    Triangles

    Within wave (c)’s impulse decline, 1-2-3-4-5, wave 4 can be seen unfolding into a triangle (see inset, top-left). We bring attention to this because triangle patterns are actually uncommon patterns in terms of recurrence/frequency and are often misidentified in the EW community. This example is a good example of an actual triangle.

    It’s important to ensure that each wave within the triangle, a-b-c-d-e develops within a near-symmetrical formation with approximately equal boundary lines. This ensures each wave gets close to touching the upper and lower boundary lines. If one sequence is too short so that it doesn’t approach the boundary line, then it probably isn’t a triangle at all which means the analyst must look at other possible wave counts. The only exception is in wave ‘e’ when sometimes, it does fall short. However, none of the others should exhibit this aspect.

    Conclusion

    The Dow has since traded to a higher-high at 25885. And whilst it could extend a little higher, this existing high has done enough to end the 5th wave thrust from the mid-August low whilst ending the larger 5th within April’s diagonal and the expanding flat from February’s low. That’s bearish!

    SP500 – Higher-Highs but Approaching a Terminal Peak

    by WaveTrack International| August 7, 2018 | 4 Comments

  • The SP500 ‘s diagonal pattern from April’s low remains intact despite a break above last week’s high. A terminal peak approaches towards the 2870.00+/- level
  • Despite the SP500’s intra-hourly five wave impulse decline from the July 25th high of 2849.50, the index has manged to secure a higher-high this week. Something that shouldn’t have occurred if a new downtrend was about to begin. There’s only one explanation. The five wave pattern was the concluding sequence within an expanding flat correction. In this case, a-b-c where its three price-swings subdivide 3-3-5 with the five sequence ending at 2791.00 – see fig #1.

    SP500 - 120 mins. - WaveTrack

    SP500 – 120 mins.

    The expanding flat is then incorporated into the developing five wave upswing that began from the late-June low of 2693.25 as micro wave [5]. Subdividing 1-2-3-4-5, the expanding flat becomes wave 4 with wave 5 already in upside progress. The fib-price-ratio measurements project to 2870.25+/- where wave [5] unfolds by a fib. 61.8% ratio of waves 1-3. If the same ratio measurement is used but including the ‘b’ high within wave 4, then wave 5 could push as high as 2890.00+/- but this is seen as a lower probability event.

    It’s worth noting that the recent five wave decline in the Nasdaq 100 (not shown) from 7530.00 to 7166.75 was too large to be incorporated as wave 4 within the same five wave upswing from the late-June low as the SP500. Which means there is a heightened probability it will crash lower from below the existing 7530.00 high.

    Conclusion

    April’s diagonal pattern remains the best description for this uptrend from 2553.80. Comparing this with other indices like the Nasdaq 100 simply reinforces the bearish implications. Even the Dow Jones Industrial Average which is simply attempting a retest of its late-February high is alerting to bearish divergence across the major U.S. indices. We anticipate a -12% per cent decline unfolding over the next few months.

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    Apple Inc. Extends Uptrend Following Quarterly Results

    by WaveTrack International| August 3, 2018 | 5 Comments

    Apple Inc. Extends Uptrend Following Quarterly Results – Terminal High Projection to $228.42+/-

    Apple Inc. published its latest quarterly earnings earlier this week with strong numbers. It caused the share price to leap beyond the nearby resistance illustrated in the diagonal pattern (see update dt. July 23rd).

    • EPS: $2.34 vs. $2.18 (source: Thomson Reuters estimates)
    • Revenue: $53.3 billion vs. $52.34 billion (source: Thomson Reuters estimates)
    • iPhone sales: 41.3 million vs. 41.79 million (source: StreetAccount)

    The diagonal pattern as minor wave v. five was constructed because of three wave activity contained in the two advancing sequences from June ’17 onwards. And because of ‘overlap’ in its more recent dip during last June’s sell-off from 194.20 to 180.73 (180.73 broke below the previous March high of 183.50). But this is now negated basis the recent thrust above the upper boundary line of the diagonal.

    This revised wave count relabels minor wave v. five beginning from a later low traded in February ’18 at 150.24 as a five wave ‘expanding-impulse’ pattern. The only problem is the ‘overlap’ conundrum which is difficult to overcome. Unless a closing/line chart is used as a filter – no overlap occurs when using this test.
    But it would indicate Apple Inc. continuing to push even higher, targeting 228.42+/-.

    Apple Inc. - Daily - Elliott Wave Forecast

    Apple Inc. – Daily – Elliott Wave Forecast

    Apple Inc. + Fib-Price-Ratios

    Minor wave v. five can be seen unfolding within the five wave expanding-impulse pattern of intermediate wave (5) that began its uptrend from the May ’16 low of 89.47 – this wave labelling hasn’t changed – only the location of minor wave v. five has. Now if minor wave iii. three ended into the Nov.’17 high at 176.24, then two fib-price-ratios are derived from extending minor waves i-iv one-four by a fib. 61.8% ratio to project wave v. five to 206.97+/- or taking a fib. 61.8% correlative ratio of waves i-iii one-three adding to iv. four which projects wave v. five to 228.42+/-.

    Conclusion

    Apple Inc. has certainly bucked the trend of the Nasdaq 100 index’s wave count which shows a more immediate topping formation with some stark downside potential during the coming months. It’s difficult to expect Apple Inc. to sustain its run higher for any significant length of time if the broader markets begin to trend lower – assuming the 228.42+/- target is realistic, then it must test this number within the next week or two so that it can then join the major indices in their downturn.

    Apple Inc. Set To Complete Medium-Term Uptrend With Ending/Diagonal Pattern

    by WaveTrack International| July 23, 2018 | 5 Comments

    Apple Inc. Set To Complete Medium-Term Uptrend With Ending/Diagonal Pattern
    Nasdaq 100

    The Nasdaq 100 index tracking over the last several months identified February’s advance approaching the completion of a zig zag pattern. That’s a huge danger signal warning that January’s initial corrective decline remains incomplete. In Elliott Wave terms, January/February’s decline is simply the first sequence within a developing three wave expanding flat pattern. February/July’s zig zag advance is ending the second sequence now, with a third declining sequence about to begin with downside targets -19% per cent below the July high.

    But there is always an updside to a downside! The good news is that after the expanding flat pattern has ended, as a 4th wave correction, a 5th wave will then develop the next stage of the larger uptrend, targeting higher-highs.

    These price sequences have a direct but positive correlation to Apple Inc.’s price development. Interestingly, even though its Elliott Wave pattern is entirely different.

    Apple Inc.

    Apple Inc. has a component weighting in the Nasdaq 100 of 11.306% per cent. It is indeed a key indicator of the general trend. Just over 2-years ago, on May 24th 2016, we issued a new buy-signal for Apple Inc. as it was just ending an intermediate degree 4th wave retracement at 96.43 having touched a low at 89.47. Since then, the stock has traded up to 194.20, a gain of 101% per cent – see fig #1 – inset, right. But what next?

    Apple Inc. - APPL - Elliott Wave Financial Price Forecast by WaveTrack International

    Apple Inc. – Elliott Wave Forecast 2018

    Intermediate wave (5)’s advance from 89.47 has unfolded into a five wave expanding-impulse pattern, i-ii-iii-iv-v. But interestingly, the final advance as minor wave v. five has been identified as unfolding into a five wave diagonal-impulse pattern. Specifically, an ending/contracting-diagonal – see fig #1 – foreground, left.

    Apple Inc. and the Elliott Wave Ending Diagonal Pattern

    The diagonal has its characteristic wedge-shaped form. It is contracting as it moves towards completion, labelled in minute degree, 1-2-3-4-5. An ‘ending’ type diagonal like this one, where it is ending the larger uptrend as a fifth wave means its impulse waves, 1-3-5 have a tendency to subdivide into zig zags (or multiples). For example [a]-[b]-[c] which is very evident in Apple Inc.’s advances that began the diagonal from the June ’17 low. It is this characteristic that specifically endorses the diagonal, setting itself apart from just about any other pattern in Elliott’s compendium.

    This analysis identifies a 3rd wave high as minute wave 3 ending into the June ’18 high of 194.20. However, the 4th wave, minute wave 4 remains incomplete to the downside. The late-June decline to 180.73 was not enough to complete the entirety of wave 4 – more downside is necessary. This 4th wave is labelled as unfolding into a zig zag where the final sequence pulls prices lower from around current levels, targeting 175.80+/-.

    Apple Inc. and Fibonacci Price Ratios

    This is derived by extending the 180.73 decline by a fib. 38.2% ratio. It tallies with the fib. 38.2% retracement of wave 3 three’s advance. Thus forming a fib-price-ratio convergence-matrix of support at this area. A fib. 61.8% ratio would otherwise extend this 4th wave towards 170.80+/- but a lower downside attempt like this is time-dependent. It will need to decline fairly rapidly so as to maintain the correct angle of the lower boundary-line of the diagonal.

    This 4th wave decline correlates to the Nasdaq 100’s expected decline of -19% per cent referred to earlier. The percentages don’t exactly match. Apple Inc. would drop by only -9.4% per cent to 175.80+/- or -12.0% per cent to 170.80+/-, but that simply means it will outperform its peers.

    Looking Ahead

    Once the 4th waves for the Nasdaq 100 and Apple Inc. are out of the way, a 5th wave advance can begin for both. Apple Inc.’s upside target as minute wave 5 within the diagonal result in gains of +14-18% per cent – impressive!. Definitely, one to keep watching!

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    Currencies & Interest Rates 2018 Video Release

    by WaveTrack International| July 20, 2018 | No Comments

    Currencies and Interest Rates Elliott Wave Video has been released!

    WaveTrack’s New Currencies and Interest Rates Elliott Wave Video has been released!

    PART III – CURRENCIES & INTEREST RATES

    US$ Dollar 2018 Rebound Set to Continue to Year-End – Long-Dated U.S./European Yields Formed Peak Last May

    INCLUDES ANALYSIS ON MAJOR US$ DOLLAR PAIRS/CROSSES – ASIAN/EM CURRENCIES – MEDIUM-TERM CYCLES – LONG-DATED YIELDS US/EUROPE/JAPAN + SPREADS

    We’re pleased to announce the publication of WaveTrack’s mid-year 2018 video updates of medium-term ELLIOTT WAVE price-forecasts. Today’s release is PART III, CURRENCIES & INTEREST RATES – Parts I & II were released during the last month – please contact us for information.

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    January’s Forecasts for 2018 – CURRENCIES REVIEW

    The Annual 2018 CURRENCIES & INTEREST RATES report commented ‘…Despite consensus opinion that the dollar will continue to trend lower during the coming year, the completion of a five wave impulse decline will in contrast, open the way for a multi-month corrective bounce to unfold. Analysis projects a fib. 50% retracement towards 95.42+/- over the next several months…’.

    The problem with contrarian forecasts is that it’s so binary – either right or wrong which in terms of probability, is insufficient in itself because it comes wrapped in human pre-conception. But when applied with the predictive laws inherent in the Elliott Wave Principle, it becomes a powerful ally. The US$ dollar index ended that five wave impulse downtrend into February’s low of 88.26 – it has since traded higher to 95.52!

    The same theme of a US$ dollar directional change was also translated across all the other major dollar pairs. But when it came to dealing with a strengthening US$ dollar through 2018, trouble was brewing for Emerging Market/Commodity related currencies. Last January’s report noted …Emerging Market currencies, particularly those traded within the Asian ADXY index are trending higher from the Dec.’16 lows but again, will undergo a weakening period lasting several months before the medium-term uptrend resumes….

    How did these Elliott Wave price-forecasts pan out?

    As we already know, the benchmark US$ dollar index ended its five wave impulse decline into last February’s low at 88.26 and yes, it has subsequently traded up to targets of 95.42+/- with amazing accuracy. The Euro/US$ was forecast ending its equivalent five wave upswing from last year’s low, then staging a counter-trend decline – the Euro/US$ has since traded down from 1.2556 to 1.1509, a decline of -8.3% per cent. Naturally, if such large currency movements are forecast correctly, then there’s a pretty good chance of anticipating the right direction and amplitude for many other US$ dollar pairs and crosses.

    But one of the stand-out forecasts for 2018 was the realisation that a strengthening US$ dollar would cause severe declines for the Emerging Market and Commodity-based currencies.

    Currencies like the Brazilian Real have seen the weakest response to a strengthening US$ dollar, partly because of political upheaval but because of a commodity price meltdown.

    In Asia, the ADXY Asian Dollar index was forecast last January to begin a sharp counter-trend decline from the 112.20 level – this was expected because the US$ dollar index was due to begin an upside recovery. And sure enough, the index has since declined by -5.4% per cent but is now levelling off.

    China’s Renminbi was forecast to end a corrective decline towards 6.1050+/- then resume its larger uptrend. We couldn’t know why such a large upswing for the US$/CNY would unfold basis fundamentals but it later became obvious when the exchange rate ended at 6.2432 then flipped up to 6.6800 early-July as President Trump’s trade war entered the retaliation phase with China.

    There were many more forecasts from January’s report that hinged upon a return to US$ dollar strength, but these are just a few examples – many others followed the same theme.

    January’s Forecasts for 2018 – INTEREST RATES REVIEW

    The Annual 2018 CURRENCIES & INTEREST RATES report commented …The July ’16 troughs in U.S. and European yields represent the beginning of the next 30-35-year uptrend cycle. The recent break for the US10yr treasury yield above the 2017…indicates further upside potential into the end of Q1 ’18, beginning of Q2 targeting 3.360+/-…Once completed, a multi-month corrective decline would then begin, pulling yields sharply lower…The US10yr TIPS Breakeven Inflation Rate Spread indicates an interim peak forming at the same time as treasury yields…This suggests worries over the reemergence of inflationary pressures will abate for a while…In Europe, the European Central Banks relaxed approach to inflation means it remains with its existing QE programme….

    How did these Elliott Wave price-forecasts pan out?

    US10yr treasury yields began the year at 2.461% with upside targets towards 3.360+/- to complete the five wave uptrend that began from the July ’16 low of 1.316%. The actual peak came up slightly short though, ending at 3.127% into May’s high – it then declined rapidly to 2.748% later that month.

    The US10yr TIPS Breakeven Inflation Rate Spread began the year trading at 2.075% with upside targets of 2.177%. It traded up to 2.182% last April and has since edged lower at 2.097% to begin a multi-month correction.

    In Europe, the benchmark DE10yr yield has also ended a multi-year five wave uptrend that began from the July ’16 lows into February’s high of 0.806%. It has since declined rapidly as part of a multi-month correction to 0.182. The ECB has continued its easy monetary policies despite pressure from Germany’s Bundesbank to begin a tightening phase.

    What Next H2 2018?

    In this latest mid-year PART III 2018 video, the CURRENCIES section has been expanded upon to include several new currency crosses in addition to the major G8 currency pairs. Medium-term cycles are updated along with the very latest COT Aggregated Position Reports for the US$ Dollar, Euro, British Pound/Sterling, Yen, Aussie Dollar, and Canadian Dollar. The video begins by reviewing the 15.6-year and 7.8-year US$ dollar cycles, their current location and trend, how they correspond to the medium-term Elliott Wave counts. The same analysis is conducted for the Euro/US$ before updating price-forecasts and Fibonacci-Price-Ratio targets for the remaining G8 currencies.

    Analysis then moves through the Euro-crosses, British Pound/Sterling crosses, before reaching the final segment of Asian/Emerging Market Currencies against the US$ dollar. There is also a weekly time-series forecast for Bitcoin!

    A total of 47 currency charts.

    The INTEREST RATES section begins with analysis of the long-term cycle with data on the 30yr yield dating back to the year 1760’s (250+ years!).

    An overlay of the US30yr yield is added with Elliott Wave counts illustrating the previous Inflation-Peak cycle and the following Deflationary era ending in 2016.

    EW analysis continues with the US10yr, US05yr and US02yr yields, comparison studies revealing the next major yield trends. The U.S. 10-year INFLATION TIPS is updated which is really important because of the recent rise in inflationary pressures.

    Moving on to Europe, we examine the impact of the continuing easy-monetary policies of the European Central Bank with the DE10yr yield, its trend and whether it will still be used as a safe-harbour in the event of a new Italian political crisis. In fact, we add the Elliott Wave analysis for the ITY10yr yield before concluding with a look at the long-term Japanese JPY10yr yield with data that begins from the year-1930’s onwards!

    A total of 18 interest rates charts

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    NIFTY 50 BREAKS HIGHER – BUT PART OF EXPANDING FLAT

    by WaveTrack International| July 11, 2018 | 5 Comments

    The Nifty 50 has just broken above the May high. However, it is unfolding ina ann expanding flat from 10957.00 as minute wave 2. This allows a -8.6% decline during next couple of months

    The Nifty 50 has broken above the May high of 10957.00 which negates declines to 9795.00+/- as the continuation of January’s zig zag corrective downswing. This revised count relabels the correction as ending last March at 9903.00 as minor wave iv. four within the Feb.’16 impulse uptrend as part of intermediate wave (5).

    India Nifty 50 - Elliott Wave Price Forecasting Update by WaveTrack International

    India Nifty 50 – Elliott Wave Price Forecasting Update by WaveTrack International

    Minor wave v. five begins with minute wave 1 ending into the May high at 10957.00. Yet, wave 2 is most likely unfolding into an expanding flat – see fig #1. This requires a more immediate upside test towards 11175.00+/-. But afterwards expect a decline to 10282.00-205.00+/- before completion and a resumption of the larger uptrend.

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    Commodities Video 2018 Mid-Year Update!

    by WaveTrack International| July 4, 2018 | 2 Comments

    COMMODITIES Elliott Wave VIDEO Update by WaveTrack International -Elliott Wave @ its best!

    In this COMMODITIES VIDEO you find out why Base Metals Engaged in Multi-Month 2nd Wave Correction – Why there is a Pause in Inflationary Pressures – Why there will be Gold & Silver Rallies within overall Declines – and Why Crude/Brent Oil end 2 1/2 Year Advance!

    We’re pleased to announce the publication of WaveTrack’s mid-year 2018 video updates of medium-term ELLIOTT WAVE price-forecasts. Today’s release is PART II, COMMODITIES – Part I was released last month and Part III will be published later this month, in July.

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    January’s Forecasts for 2018 – REVIEW

    In January’s Annual 2018 EW-Forecast Commodities Video, several key commodity events were highlighted –

    Base metals – were identified as ending their 1st wave upswing within the 2nd Phase of the ‘INFLATION-POP’ uptrend that began from the Feb.’16 lows. January’s report forecasted a hefty 2nd wave correction unfolding through 2018
    Precious Metals – gold was bullish at the beginning of the year when prices were just edging higher, above the late-December ’17 low of 1236.44 – the next cycle peak was forecast in June ’18 – silver was bullish too, but there were downside risks in the equity miners – GDX was forecast to dip to 19.30+/- and XAU to 63.85+/-
    Crude oil cycles were still moving higher last January but they were next due to form a peak in August ’18 – meanwhile, crude oil was trading at 60.39 but was forecast up to 78.90+/- perhaps even 88.80+/-. Brent oil was trading at 66.92 with upside forecasts to 77.22+/-, max. 93.80+/-. The benchmark XLE Energy (equity) ETF/index was trading at 72.87 and set to resume its intermediate-term uptrend

    How did these Elliott Wave price-forecasts pan out?

    The first 6-months has seen some amazing price moves, especially given the accompanying event-driven background of geopolitics and trade-tariff disputes triggered by U.S. President Trump. One immediate impact of U.S. foreign policy was to slap Russian oligarchs with more sanctions. Now, this briefly sent a couple of BASE METALS soaring higher but then collapse shortly afterwards. Others that weren’t affected formed synchronous peaks that ended 1st wave uptrends within the ‘inflation-pop’ schematic – and right on schedule! Aluminium and Nickel, two metals that were listed on the Russian oligarch list formed peaks in April whilst others like Lead and Zinc formed corresponding higher earlier, in February – Copper in June. As a result forecasts for a ‘hefty’ 2nd wave correction are already underway with Copper down -11%, Zinc -21%, Aluminium -22% per cent.

    Gold & Silver Rallies within overall Declines

    PRECIOUS METALS began the year in-line with bullish forecasts. However, by late-January/early-February, when the US$ dollar was seen ending its five wave impulse downtrend that began from the January ’17 peak, it became more obvious that precious metals would stall with the next major uptrend. Only being interrupted by a temporary multi-month US$ dollar strengthening period. Despite rising inflationary expectations at the time, a contrarian bearish forecast for gold was updated to show prices being capped amidst a dollar upside correction. Silver was also set to prolong its corrective decline that began from the Aug.’16 peak. Platinum would also remain under pressure but its long-term outperformance switch remained in focus.

    Crude/Brent Oil end 2 1/2 Year Advance

    CRUDE and BRENT OIL formed the charge higher into the first 6-month period of 2018. Most noteworthy they remain the outperforming commodities for the year. Crude oil is up by +23% per cent and Brent oil is higher by +20% per cent. OPEC’s decision earlier in the year to limit production has had a huge impact to the point where global stocks are at historically low levels. There are hints to increase production from the Saudi’s and perhaps Russia but this is opposed by Iran. But overall, Elliott Wave forecasts have performed perfectly into mid-year but prices are now approaching those all-important upside targets – how will they develop for the remainder of this year?

    The Next 6-Months

    One of the themes that was forecast in last January’s video series was the impact of the US$ dollar’s inevitable turn-around. Its 2017 five wave impulse decline was coming to an end, completing the 1st wave within its 7.8-year downtrend cycle. But a 2nd wave would usher in a period of multi-month strength which would then pull Emerging Markets lower and Commodities too.

    The US$ dollar has certainly strengthened from February’s low into June’s high, but this is only part of its 2nd wave correction – there’s more to come once a shorter-term downswing has ended. That means more downside pressure for Commodities throughout the remaining period of 2018.

    New Commodities Video Mid-Year Update – PART II/III

    This latest mid-year 2018 video update of Elliott Wave Commodity prices takes a look through each sector, BASE METALS – PRECIOUS METALS – ENERGY and determines price trends and key reversal-signature levels for the next several months. These are not arbitrary price-points or randomly chosen Elliott Wave counts – they are compiled with PRECISION & ACCURACY applying WaveTrack International’s unique combination of Pattern-Recognition and Fibonacci-Price-Ratios.

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    Contents: 69 charts | Lenght: 2 hours
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    ELLIOTT WAVE Half Moon Pattern

    by WaveTrack International| July 2, 2018 | 8 Comments

    Half Moon Pattern – TWITTER question dated 30th June 2018:

    Q. Great work! I have a question in which I hope you can answer. Elliot mentioned a phenomena in the market called the Half Moon. Was this a pattern and is this valid under the wave principle according to your opinion?

    R.N. Elliott – The Wave Principle – page 30, paragraph 2, Half Moon

    RARITIES IN THE 1937-1938 BEAR MARKET

    The 1937-1938 Bear Market provided a number of Novelties, for example:

    Half Moon Elliott Wave History: This is the name given to the pattern which developed between February 23rd and March 31st 1938, 132.00 to 98.00. It curved downward and at bottom almost perpendicular – just like a ‘half moon’. The same pattern occurred in April 1936, 163.00 to 141.00. Both were retracements of extensions. On account of the high speed, it is necessary to recur [sic, refer] to the hourly record, especially during the latter half. See Chart 29.

    Peter Goodburn’s Half Moon Answer:

    R.N. Elliott’s discoveries were a work in progress – given time, access to more historical data and the use of software that can measure Fib-Price-Ratios, I’m sure some of his notes would be amended in later revisions.

    As for the – Half Moon – pattern (see ‘The Wave Principle’ – 1938) Elliott noted the especially the speed of the decline from the February 23rd 1938 high of 132.86 into the low of March 31st at 97.46. He indicated the velocity and trajectory of this decline was like a – half moon. Mainly, because the curvature of the acceleration into the low was almost perpendicular (inverse/vertical). He explained this was the case because the 5th wave within this impulse decline was the ‘extended’ wave sequence of the three impulse sequences. For example the largest of waves 1 3 5 – see fig #1 (charts #28 & #29 – The Wave Principle – R.N. Elliott – pages 30 & 47). See fig #1 in this article.

    R.N. Elliott's original Half Moon Pattern Example

    R.N. Elliott’s original Half Moon Pattern Example

    He continued to make distinctions between the perpendicular decline of the February/March 1938 decline and the pattern during the Great Depression collapse of 1929-32. And yes, there are significant pattern differences in the way these two declines. But that is not the important issue.

    Half Moon – The bigger question is whether 5th wave extensions always advance or decline in vertical/perpendicular characteristics?

    We tend to think not because the 1974 advance is a cycle degree 5th wave extension and yet it shows no sign of an exponential or perpendicular rise (at least not so far!). This must be viewed with a perspective from the 1932 low. But we do acknowledge that this phenomenon is more likely to be seen in the wave ‘C’ location of a zig zag downswing when labelled as a 2nd wave. We’ve documented many situations when the ‘C’ wave slides lower in such a manner that it no longer measures in proportionality with the ‘A’ wave that preceded it. In this case it is much larger by comparison whilst its five wave subdivision often contains an ‘invisible’ 4th wave and sometimes a 5th wave ‘extension’.

    WaveTrack’s Half Moon Observations

    Peter Goodburn's Dow Jones Half Moon Pattern Example

    Peter Goodburn’s Dow Jones Half Moon Pattern Example

    Let’s take another look at R.N. Elliott’s example of the – Half Moon – impulse decline. Can you see that it was actually the larger 5th wave, i.e. intermediate wave (5) within an impulse decline that began from the April ’37 peak of 195.50 labelled primary wave A? See fig #2. Wave (5) declined following the completion of a contracting/symmetrical-triangle pattern that unfolded in wave (4). Elliott’s observations concluded that a break-out following a triangle is severe and accelerative. And this is exactly what happened for wave (5)! It seems to us that wave (5) needn’t have contained a fifth wave extension because its trajectory and speed of decline was dictated by the triangle that preceded it. The fact that it did contain a fifth wave extension in its subdivision was, however, a contributing factor of the perpendicular way it ended the decline which resulted in Elliott’s Half Moon terminology.

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