• Technical analysis is a method for projecting the future direction of the price of financial market assets. Furthermore, it can also be used in the setting of potential price targets. Also read our Expert forex market forecasts
  • The direction of future prices are determined by analysing previous market data; primarily price, time and volume.
  • Technical analysis predictions are rejected by proponents of Efficient Market Hypothesis and Random Walk Theory, which predicts that future prices are effectively unpredictable.
  • Technical analysis uses many different tools, methods and techniques, but primarily it employs price charts plotted over time to identify price patterns and trends.
  • For this reason, Technical Analysts are also referred to as Chartists.

In this section we will provide articles to help develop the reader’s technical analysis knowledge base and to highlight ways in which technical analysis tools can be used for successful trading decisions.

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Intermediate

Elliott wave Analysis: GBPUSD and USDJPY

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

Hello traders today let’s take a look at GBPUSD and USDJPY pairs. GBPUSD made a nice five-wave drop from the 1.321 level, which is a sign of a completed higher degree wave C, and that a new bearish cycle is in play. We know that after a five-wave price development fully unfolds, a three-wave correction … Continued

Intermediate

Elliott wave Analysis: USDNOK and USDTRY

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

USDNOK unfolded a bigger five-wave rally from start of 2018, and unraveled a bigger wave 1, that found a top at the upper Elliott wave channel line. The sharp reversal that followed from the upper channel line can now be labelled as wave A), first leg that can be part of a bigger three-wave retracement, … Continued

Intermediate

Elliott wave Analysis: AUDUSD and NZDUSD Intra-day Update

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

Commodity currencies are making some pullback against the USD, except AUDUSD where we see pair higher after RBA Rate Statement (1.5%), Retail Sales (-0.4% vs 0.0%) and Trade Balance (3.68B vs 2.25B) figures. Technically speaking, there is room for 0.7300/0.7340 area while pair is above 0.7175. AUDUSD, 1h NZDUSD may also still see more gains, … Continued

Expert

US Dollar sends bear signals

Posted on by Shaun Downey

A significant impulsive breakdown in the US Dollar on Friday sends notable signals across FX pairs. Signals appear on the Dollar, Euro and Loonie. Pound breaks upwards. Focus on the US Dollar Index, EURUSD, GBPUSD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD and USDCAD.

Intermediate

Elliott wave Analysis: GBPNZD and AUDUSD Update

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

GBPNZD is making a nice run, but so far only in three leg up from December low, currently in wave C with subwave five here in progress, so a top may not be far away. However, there is still room for 1.9500, so it’s very important to wait on a bearish impulsive turn before we … Continued

Expert

Shaun Downey’s Weekly FX update; w/c 21-01-19

Posted on by Shaun Downey

US Dollar Index builds on bullish signal with push through important resistance Minor posiitve on EURUSD GBPUSD hesitant EURGBP positive signal USDJPY upside risks AUDUSD and NZDUSD cautious AUDNZD upside risks

Intermediate

Power Ledger Is Breaking Higher – Elliott wave Crypto Analysis

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

As expected, Power Ledger is nicely breaking higher, so it should be bullish confirmed now. It can be trading within wave 3 and looking at the daily chart, there’s room for more upside towards 0.15-0.17 area. POWRUSD, Daily On the 4-hour chart we can see a five-wave rally into a blue wave »i« of a … Continued

Intermediate

Elliott wave Analysis: Crude oil and EURGBP Update

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

On energy we see price recovering in an impulsive manner, ideally unfolding a bigger three-wave reversal. With current rally from the 42.46 level comes an indication that a low had been put in place for a former higher degree wave A and that a bigger black wave B correction can be in the making. In … Continued

Intermediate

Elliott wave Analysis: GBPUSD and Crude oil Intra-day View

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

GBPUSD made a five-wave rally from the 1.240 level, and ended it with an EW ending diagonal at the 1.28 level. Current intra-day drop that we see from the highs, can be part of an unfolding a-b-c correction, which can look for support and a bounce near the 1.261/1.255 region. GBPUSD, 1h Crude oil can … Continued

Expert

Weekly Update: How do you deal with a Flash Crash?

Posted on by Shaun Downey

Flash Crash dynamics with AUDUSD, NZDUSD and AUDNZD sending BUY signals EURUSD stays sideways GBPUSD minor BUY signal in range USDJPY also send positive signal post Flash Crash, but EURJPY looks vulnerable.  

Intermediate

USDJPY and Crude oil Update

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

Hi traders, Stocks have seen another leg down yesterday during the US session so it’s not a surprise that Nikkei keeps moving lower which makes JPY very strong in this risk-off environment with lower Yields/ higher notes. Notice that USDJPY made only a three wave rally from recent low so pair remains bearish and looks … Continued

Expert

Shaun Downey’s Weekly Technical Analysis Update 20181217

Posted on by Shaun Downey

Dollar Index holding above a key support level and close to top end of a range, risks stay higher EURUSD sideways but vulnerable to break lower and test key support, which should hold GBPUSD risks also lower, but looking at support to hold on a next leg lower AUDNZD remains positive 

Intermediate

USDCHF Aims Higher and Crude OIL Points Lower

Posted on by Gregor Horvat

Hi traders, USDCHF is currently recovering from the 0.9861 region, giving us an idea of a possibly completed three-wave correction within wave 2, which points to more upside. If that is the case, then a bullish continuation may now be in play, which can break above the 1.0006 bullish level and above the upper channel … Continued

Expert

Week 50 Midweek Update

Posted on by Shaun Downey

GBPUSD reacts to Vote of No Confidence in PM May AUDUSD consolidation NZDUSD at resistance AUDNZD rebounds from below key target and sends bull signal GBPAUD base effort GBPNZD bear trend ending.

Expert

Shaun Downey’s Weekly Recap and Outlook, week commencing 10th December 2018

Posted on by Shaun Downey

GBP crosses in focus into key Brexit vote GBPAUD hits our downside target and rebounds GBPNZD rebound less impressive EURGBP cautious upside breakout attempt GBPCAD trapped sideways US$ Index holding key monthly support Euro future caped by resistance AUDUSD fails back from below resistance, poised at key support