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  • 2B Test Of Bottom In The US Dollar-Swiss Franc

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the US dollar continues its slow-motion, spontaneous combustion before our very eyes, an important test against the Swiss franc looms.

  • 30-Year US Treasury Bonds Uptrend Losing Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices may have initiated an A-B-C correction.

  • A Bullish Flag For The US Dollar Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has declined the last few weeks, but the pattern looks similar to that seen in July-August 2005, and support is at hand.

  • A Triangle On The U.S. Dollar Index Futures: Will It Flatter Or Deceive?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. Dollar is perhaps the instrument most directly affecteted by an actual hike or indications of a hike in U.S. interest rates. The U.S. Dollar Index Futures chart is showing that traders expect a hike in interest rates soon.

  • Another Negative For The US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On February 15, I argued that the US dollar has further to fall. Here is another chart and another argument that suggests just how low.

  • Bearish Omen For US Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since peaking in early April, the S&P 500 has struggled. But if the pattern now forming on the index is confirmed, look for more downside action through the summer.

  • Broad US Markets Break Higher From Consolidation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a month of sideways price action, the broad US stock indexes have finally tipped their hand, breaking higher on big volume and wide ranges.

  • Broad US Markets On Track For Further Gains

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Today's action in the broad US market indexes should leave little doubt that they've all embarked on a meaningful bear market rally.

  • Bullish Or Bearish Pattern For The U.S. Dollar Index?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. Dollar Index has temporarily bottomed out but is the recent action indicative of a move higher?

  • CISCO SYSTEMS: Are You Telling Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market seems to be moving sideways in the summer doldrums. CNBC presenters keep talking about technology stocks bringing the market down. Yet Cisco...hmmm... what are you telling us?

  • Can The U.S. Dollar Index Make An Upleg?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the markets surged upwards last week many traders were anticipating the USD to follow with its own bounce.

  • Can The US Dollar Rally Last?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US dollar tends to trend reliably across time frames, but is this new daily chart rally just a minor retracement of an emerging downtrend or is the bull run that began in December 2009 starting to reassert itself?

  • DJ US Chemical Index May Move In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...$DJUSCH is forming a continuation pattern at higher levels, so the index may move in a narrow range till the formation matures if lower support is held.

  • Elliott Wave Bullish For US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The dollar is developing a symmetrical triangle, which is a continuation pattern.

  • Euro Index Hits A Milestone, Warning Of A Possible US Market Turn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Euro Index bounce could reflect the US Dollar Index and the major US indexes topping.

For The US Dollar, New Climate, Same Weakness by Darrell Jobman

  • For the US Dollar, New Climate, Same Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some things never change. Sometimes that's good, and sometimes that's not.

  • Forecasting The US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It has now been three years since the Canadian dollar started strengthening vis-a-vis the US dollar. Can the Canadian dollar be used to determine what is going to happen to the US dollar?

  • Forex Focus: The US Dollar And Precious Metals by Donald W. Pendergast Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Playing the US dollar versus the precious metals market dynamic is one of the highest-probability trading games around. This is especially significant at major trend reversals. Will the significant support area near 76.00 even hold, much less act a

  • Getting Real On US Stock Market Gains

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since the US program of quantitative easing began in earnest in October 2008, stocks and gold are up -- that's no surprise. But how have your stocks performed if we measure them against gold instead of the usual dollar terms?

  • Gold And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy Last month, intermarket analyst and veteran technician John Murphy explored the relationship between interest rates and the U.S. dollar. This month, he progresses to the interrelationship between the U.S. dolla

  • Have US Small Cap Stocks Topped?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Russell 2000 hits significant resistance, a major decline may have begun.

  • How Anchoring Can Hold Us Back

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is anchoring and why do traders need to understand it?

  • How The U.S. Dollar Relates To Gold And Crude Oil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The dollar is going through an upward technical correction while in a downtrend, whereas gold and crude oil are going through a downward correction in an uptrend. Has the downtrend ended for the dollar and the uptrend ended for gold and crude? I don&ap

  • In The US Dollar And The DJIA, Which Leads?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Much has been said that the Dow Jones Industrial Average moves contrary to the movement of the US dollar. Is that true?

  • In The US Dollar ETF, When UUP Means Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The inverse relationship between the Australian dollar and the US dollar comes to life as the chart tells the tale of two currencies.

  • Interest Rates And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interest Rates And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy Veteran technician and leading proponent of intermarket analysis John Murphy continues to delve into the interrelationships between markets, this time between interest rates and the U.S. dollar. Prev

  • Intermarket Analysis Makes A Case For US Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 appears to be trending higher with the US dollar. This bodes well for US stocks.

  • Intermarket Wrap - What Are Other Markets And Asset Classes Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks (and bonds) have been the biggest beneficiaries of Quantitative Easing efforts but lately, stocks have been struggling. So what's next?

  • Interview: The Holy Grail Of Trading Is Within Us All: Van K. Tharp by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Holy Grail Of Trading Is Within Us All: Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Psychologist and trading coach Van K. Tharp is the president of the International Institute of Trading Mastery, Inc. He has spent the last 15 years working with more than 4,000 traders, and

  • Is A Breakout For The US Dollar Index In The Cards?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index is consolidating after an extensive advance rally.

  • Is Dow Theory Sending Us A Warning? by Michael D. Sheimo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Dow Theory Sending Us A Warning? by Michael D. Sheimo Michael Sheimo, best known for books such as Dow Theory Redux and Stock Market Rules, tackles the age-old question of whether the Dow theory is still valid and if it is, is it really sending us a

  • Is Oracle Trying to Tell Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While "The Oracle of Omaha" has been in the headliines, the other Oracle has been gaining ground.

  • Is The Rally In The US Dollar Index Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has rallied since late December, but this strength may be coming to an end.

  • Is The U.S. Dollar Ready To Rebound?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. Dollar Index has been in a decline for nearly three years now but various signs are pointing to a potential bounce in the near-term.

  • Is The US Dollar Likely To Weaken Further?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How far would the US Dollar Index descend?

  • Is The Wilshire 5000 Daily Index Giving Us Good News?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A look at the divergence of the commodity channel index on the Wilshire 5000 is telling us something important.

  • Is US Dollar Tipping Market Direction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Movement in the $USD often serves as a strong clue for upcoming direction for the main indices.

  • Is the FTSE Trying to Tell Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The study of intermarket analysis tells us that global indexes tend to follow one another. At times they diverge but eventually they align. With that in mind, there are a few things that the FTSE may be trying to tell us about the Dow.

  • Is the S&P 100 Cycle Confirming A Recovering U.S. Economy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I have written many articles on cycles, and shown how a simple cycle can be a reliable arrow in your quiver of technical analysis weapons. Here is another one.

  • Let Us Dream About DreamWorks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After the announcement on June 1 that DreamWorks had acquired the North American distribution rights to Woody Allen's latest film, the share price jumped up 1.63%. But why, then ...

  • Let Us Look at Lucent

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lux means light in Latin, but things have not been bright for Lucent. How does it shine today?

  • Linear Regression Lines and US Treasury Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A linear regression line is a useful tool for determining the general direction of a trend.

  • Mixed Signals For The Canadian And U.S. Dollar Indexes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Canadian and U.S. Dollar Indexes have been moving in opposite directions for three years now and while this trend may continue in the near-term, there are signs of long-term trend reversals further down the road.

  • Outlook For US Stocks In 2019

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elliott wave analysis provides important directional clues. The sharp decline of US stocks in December 2018 created doubt about the bull market that began in March 2009. The S&P 500 (SPX) broke below very important support at 2532 and ended December

  • Oversold US Dollar Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The indicators on the US Dollar Index charts are extremely bearish. Will the index initiate a fresh bullish rally or consolidate?

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators: U.S. T-Bond futures by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profitability of selected technical indicators: U.S. T-Bond futures by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P. Drinka In the December 1985 issue of this magazine, we reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, %R, and Relative Strength (RSI) to fi

  • Strength In The U.S. Dollar Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. Dollar Index has been showing signs of reversing for some time now but is the recent bounce the beginning of a more serious correction or is it just a weak attempt to push prices higher?

  • Tell Us It Ain't So, Telus Corp.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Where is Telus Corp., the second-largest telecommunications company in Canada, headed?

  • The Big Picture for US Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A multi-month rally may have begun for US stocks. Learn how one trendline can keep your trading on the right path.

  • The Challenge Ahead For The US Dollar Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has fallen substantially in the past two years. Now it faces some challenges if it hopes to turn around.

  • The Falling US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The darkest scenario of the past few years for the world has been a falling US dollar. How much farther?

  • The Real Estate Market In Canada And In The US

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The real estate market may be in trouble in the United States, with house prices dropping and mortgage companies that gave risky loans facing serious problems, but in Canada, it is still up, up, and away.

  • The Squeeze For Toys R Us

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Following an uptrend that started in January 2003, Toys R Us entered a narrow trading range. The formation of a Bollinger Band pattern known as the "squeeze" suggests that a sharp directional movement is likely to occur, and further analysis le

  • The US Dollar Chart Shows More Downside Coming

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term triple top has brought the USD down rather dramatically in the form of a bearish three black crows candlestick formation as shown on this monthly chart.

  • The US Dollar And The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the US dollar strengthens, the market weakens and when the US dollar weakens, the market strengthens. Is this talk or is the present movement in the market really tied to the movement of the US dollar?

The US Dollar Index For Spot Forex by Joseph James Gelet

  • The US Dollar Index's Bullish Engulfing Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index completed a bullish engulfing pattern that may stall the decline in the near term.

  • The US Dollar Index: Is A Breakout Or Reversal At Hand?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After an impressive three-month bull rally, the US Dollar Index is approaching an important resistance barrier: the upper Keltner band on its weekly chart.

  • The US Long Wave

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...History plays an important role. Can 224 years of US economic history predict the stock market for the next seven years?

  • The US Long Wave Revisited

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Want a long-term cyclical outlook for the US stock market? Here's one way to do it

  • The US Paper Index Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Paper Index is a good example of the consolidated formations and strength in a consolidation range.

  • The Volatile US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...During consolidation, the US Dollar Index is likely to enter wild volatile sessions and may retrace to a previous low pivot.

  • The Yield Curve and What It Can Tell Us About Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In every major correction, rumors surface that a recession is in the wings. These same rumors have been circulating of late. If we are indeed in a true bear market and headed for recession, the yield curve will provide valuable warning.

  • The last wild ride of the gold bears is upon us by Joseph Holleman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The last wild ride of the gold bears is upon us by Joseph Holleman Holleman, a CTA and CPO, offers his opinions on where gold prices may be headed. These predictions demonstrate how positions in the market are developed and show the factors that shape a

  • Triple Top and Bottom Formations in Gold and the US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of gold's main influences is movement in the US dollar.This can be readily seen comparing the long term charts of the gold index (XAU) and the US dollar index (USD).

  • Two Reversal Candlestick Patterns For The US Paper Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...$DJUSPP reflects the effect of two reversal candlestick formations.

  • U.S. Dollar Index At A Crossroads

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With major support and resistance levels converging, the U.S. dollar index is due for a significant move soon.

  • U.S. Dollar Index Contemplates Target Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After coming off a double bottom, USD nears a target zone.Is it falling just short or reloading for another go?

  • U.S. Dollar Showing Signs Of Breaking Out North Of The Border

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. dollar has made up ground against the Canadian dollar in recent days but is this just a bear market rally or the beginning of a trend reversal?

  • U.S. Treasury auctions and technical analysis by Gerald S. Celaya

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...U.S. Treasury auctions and technical analysis by Gerald S. Celaya The auction process in the Treasury bond market creates a problem for technical analysts--the newly auctioned issue has none of the historical price data needed for technical analysis and

  • US Dollar And Euro Fighting Same Battle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These big currencies often battle each other for supremacy, moving most times as mirror images.

  • US Dollar ETF In Bottoming Process

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Linear regression can be used to determine the technical condition of the US dollar.

  • US Dollar Gets Boring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading in the US Dollar Index has turned mighty boring the last few weeks, and this could foreshadow some fireworks in the near future.

  • US Dollar Index And Island Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Island reversals are relatively rare occurrences but $USD daily chart shows us two in quick succession.

  • US Dollar Index Firms At Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index remains in a clear downtrend, but the index is firming near oversold territory and looks ripe for at least a bounce.

  • US Dollar Index Hits Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a decline during the last few weeks, the US Dollar Index hit a key support area that represents a big make-or-break level.

  • US Dollar Index May Boost the Indices Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The strength or weakness of the USD often impacts the equities markets. Everyone knows that the greenback has taken a beating- has it bottomed?

  • US Dollar Index Nears Moment Of Truth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has firmed over the last few months, but has yet to provide the spark needed to change the long-term downtrend.

  • US Dollar Index Perks Up

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After holding above its November low, the US Dollar Index looks poised for a run toward long-term resistance.

  • US Dollar Index Pullback Test

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The USD at a critical point here and outcome may influence overall indices as market confidence also reflected in the strength or weakness of the greenback.

  • US Dollar Index Shows Some Optimism

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The weekly chart shows the overall markets may find some firm footing going forward. A bullish flag has formed coming off a possible bottom.

  • US Dollar Index Still Looking Bullish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index is at a key juncture, and technicians, traders, and investors are all eager to determine the next likely move of this critical instrument.

  • US Dollar Index Tries To Firm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After becoming oversold and forming a bullish engulfing pattern, the US Dollar Index looks poised for a bounce. Don't get too excited, though.

  • US Dollar Index and Euro Index Show Rare Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The battle between these currencies is obvious via the mirror image-like moves. They both showed a strong reversal pattern.

  • US Dollar Index: Bull Flag On Hourly Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After printing a beautiful "bear to bull" double bottom transition pattern, the US dollar index is testing support before another leap higher.

  • US Dollar Index: Bullish Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar futures sold off steadily over the past month but have now reversed higher after successfully testing a key support area.

  • US Dollar Index: Running Out Of Gas In The Fast Lane?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has suffered a decline of 33% from the highs of 2002 to 2005. A reversal attempt is under way.

  • US Dollar Leads The Way Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Again the USD shows a turn in market direction. Clues as to how far the Dow and Nasdaq run may be revealed in this chart.

  • US Dollar Reversal At Hand

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends don't usually turn on a dime, and the US Dollar Index has also been taking its time in preparation for what looks to be a significant trend reversal -- toward higher ground.

  • US Natural Gas Fund ETF Double Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At the end of a long downtrend, natural gas prices might rebound.

  • US Paper Index Beats Rock And Scissors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This Dow Jones index is in a breakout pattern. So what is the upside target?

  • US Small Cap Stocks Lead the Way

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Russell 2000 small cap stock index has been leading the way up. See why it may soon lead the way down.

  • US Steel Cannot Recover After Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...US Steel gapped down on September 20, and this gap should be considered bearish unless it is filled.

  • US Stock Indices Continue To Build A Base

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The balance of evidence suggest US stock indices are in bull mode, however there are cautionary signals. Learn how to navigate the upcoming turns.

  • US Stock Market at Support or Prelude to Crash

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...US main stock indices have returned to important support. See what the technical indicators are saying.

  • US T-Bond: Is It Time To Be Contrarian?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 30-year interest rate of this futures contract is at its all-time highs.

  • Weakness In US Dollar Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has moved into a deep downtrend. The bearish pressure is likely to drag the index toward the lowest support on the technical charts.

  • What Are Insiders Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What corporate insiders do in the stock market can tell us a lot about where they believe the market is going. When corporate executives are buying their company's stock in greater than average amounts, it often means a market bottom of sorts. Whe

  • What Can Fibonacci and Candlesticks Tell Us About This Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a good run since March 11 for the major indexes. They recently moved from overbought into oversold on the daily charts without the serious meltdown that many were expecting. Here is what two popular analytic tools can tell us and why this

  • What Can Market Cycles Tell Us? by Tim W. Wood, CPA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Secrets Of Cycles And What They Can Reveal What Can Market Cycles Tell Us? by Tim W. Wood, CPA Everything in nature moves in cycles -- the solar system, the migration of geese, sleep patterns. Of more immediate interest to traders are cycles in the a

  • What Do Sector Rankings Tell Us About the Economy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The jury may still be out among analysts regarding whether this rally will be sustained or not but a look at the sectors tells a revealing tale about the state of the economy.

  • What Does The Russel 2000 Index Tell Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Where is the market going from here?

  • What Is Sangoma's Chart Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sangoma is the South African term for a witch doctor. In this falling market, is the company living up to its name?

  • What Is The VIX Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the VIX now telling us to be prepared?

  • What The VIX And S&P 100 Could Be Telling Us

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The VIX and OEX are both approaching key price levels, which could dictate if the market sees a bounce in the near term or the January correction continues.

  • What The VIX Could Be Telling Us

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though pessimism is growing in the marketplace, the S&P 500 could see further weakness before putting in a temporary bottom.

  • Will The US Lead The Way To Recovery?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How much farther can the Standard & Poor's 500 fall?

Working Money: What Are Insiders Telling Us? by Matt Blackman

  • Yes, The US Is In A Recession

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...So when will the Dow Jones bottom?







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