Dollar Index since the Plaza Accord …room to run, BUT (?) …UPDATED and UPDATED and UPDATE again

05/07/2017 – Happy “insert name here” day … have you noticed that Social Media is making a “insert name here” day for everything?  So, for me, I say “Happy Dollar Index Update” day … as an FYI, that’s May 7, 2017.

Anyhoo – man this is getting interesting.  I’ve updated both the 4 hour and the monthly since Plaza chart below.

Let’s pay attention to 3 things:

  • the level shown back on April Fools Day is now even more important. As you can see below, we now have 2 projections into the same area, we have a 3 drives to a bottom forming and have added another ratio to this area.  WOW ..kind of important.
  • on the monthly, notice the blue rectangle w/ time above/below it.  That represents, in months, the EXACT time it took to rally after falling from 164 and it hit – exactly – from the rally low in 2008 to now. The key here is that it hit right at a very powerful PRICE relationship.  it was an exact 1.618 price projection relationship.  Very well could have finished A-B-C Elliott Wave correction – we simply don’t know yet … is this a 3 or a C.  (that’s the big deal)
  • also, on the monthly, note the cycle we started from 1985. It’s smacking right into May (now) and so …it DID NOT rally up into the ‘target zone’ ID’d and it’s finishing an important BUY pattern in the 98-99 area.  IF THIS HOLDS and rallies us UP into the target zone we still have to consider this to be a BIG resistance area ALONG w/ time so …

W/ all of this going on AND w/ the French doing the elections right now believe this will resolve – SOON.

WATCH 98-99 level for the first chess move to occur … hope this helps.

 

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04/01/2017 – Happy April Fools Day!

per below, the US Dollar Index smacked right into our target …but, the PATTERN certainly looks like one more wave ahead. Then, well, things are going to get really interesting!  Next stop is more than likely 106-108 on the index.

it’s quite clear to see 5 waves completing up into that area …

also, was ‘hoping’ for a deeper correction as shown on the dollar index but the ‘fundamental frequency’ stopped it and, for now, probability says a low is in place for the USD and it should vault higher in the coming weeks.

one last, on the chart below, note the cycle tops from 1985, 2001 line up in May 2015.

Going to get really interesting.

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1/14/2017 – if your into harmonics and patterns, then read below. If you just want the bottom line up font (BLUF) then read this: WAIT to do anything on the US Dollar.

 

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Obviously, I’m “called” or “attracted” to a movie like this because of the amazing synchronicity to ‘string theory’ and ‘time’ … so if I really want to go ‘deep’, so to speak, I will play a soundtrack like this w/ only this music in the background and a chart …

what’s most important .. ? where are we now ..,

  • there is BEARISH RSI divergence on the monthly
  • the TIME component (a big deal) is EXACTLY equal to the last major rally in the index since the Plaza Accord
  •  the most recent high is a 1.1618 projection and EXACTLY .786 the rally from 1995-2201 – EXACTLY
  • we have RECORD NEGATIVE/BEARISH sentiment for the EURO (a major component of the index)
  • see blog and note the cycles on the POUND and the AUSSIE and LOONIE
  • note: the RSI ‘transition’ to higher support zones … that’s bullish

So, UNFORTUNATELY, my friend we need to WAIT and IF (the big IF ) every thing is to come together then we should see support come in around 92-95 to get long on the dollar.

Bart

PS – you read it here … I’m REALLY ‘believing’ (not supposed to do that) that the $$$ will find support in/around the areas sighted below. BUT .. if you try and SEE the picture that’s painted .. this COULD BE A MONSTROUS $$$ TOP. How will we know …. no flipping idea. You guys/gals tell me ….

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12/30/2016 – updating the US Dollar Index post

  • bearish divergence – check
  • 1.618 price projection hit – is this an a-b-c correction and the dollar has peaked? Potentially … or is wave 3 of 5 concluding w/ a pull back imminent?
  • SENTIMENT is extreme bearish for the EURO and GOLD
  • note – we are hitting the same TIME correction in a couple days as the move up from 1992-2001
  • Economist .. the best contrarian indicator out there.

CLIFF NOTES: if you read below you’ll see there are other targets higher.  We are approaching the same TIME as the last move up in the dollar against the smash from the Plaza accord so the ‘no brainer’ long dollar trade is one that begs of caution.  Is this THE top in the USD and now we go back below 70?  Don’t know, but a preponderance of evidence suggests STIFF resistance from now into January for the USD.

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11/19/2016 – if you want to follow the Dollar posts, just search dollar on the top right area of the blog.  the overall thesis, which has proven to be correct so far, was the dollar was going to strengthen all the way from the low 70’s.  it’s been a nice run …

is there higher to go … yes.

but then …

here’s the picture – note, I’ve used the high from the Plaza Accord in 1985 to put the .382 retracement on the chart. That also overlaps w/ some nice other extension and retracement ratios.  Believe the highlighted area in/around 107-108 is going to be key.

also, note the TIME component between the last major rally from 1992-2001.  Next month, or, depending on how you draw the time component, perhaps January the Dollar Index should run into some pretty stiff resistance in TIME.

last thing is the Elliott Wave count … I always tell people – I LOVE Elliott wave – when it works.  here, the count has been pretty much a “Ray Charles count” on a long term basis.  I’ll try to walk you thru the importance:

  • market corrects in 3 waves labeled a-b-c
  • the market moves impulsively in 5 waves
    • wave 2 can’t overlap the beginning of wave 1
    • wave 3 can’t be the shortest
    • wave 4 can’t overlap the beginning of wave 1
  • if you take the low in 2008 and start working your way up we see that we are ‘clearly’ creating 3 waves into yesterdays price action.
    • here’s where it gets tricky .. simply, I don’t know if this an a-b-c big corrective move OR we are impulsively going higher in a 1-2-3-4-5 sequence.
    • the key here – wave c (of a-b-c) always has to be 5 waves (unless in a triangle)
      • so if you look you can see the ‘small’ 1,2,3,4,5 being carved out (Turkey reference) so the blue highlighted area 107-108 COULD be the end of a C wave and the entire A-B-C move OR the end of wave 3 and we correct 4 and then off we go again in 5.

I honestly have no idea …. 

Here’s what the charts are SHOWING US:

  • square root target
  • the ‘time’ of the last corrective move
  • the ‘count’ showing we are in the 5th wave of C and 3
  • EXTREME sentiment for a strong dollar
  • the .382 from the all time high
  • divergence set up on Monthly RSI
  • ‘other’ extension and retracement targets

Expect some major resistance .. again, we are 6 handles away from the target area and that represents HUGE moves in currency .. BUT remember, right now, we are at extreme (not historic) but extreme sentiment and this has never proven to be wrong from a contrarian indicator. This puppy could snap back on you really really quick.

only TIME will tell … let me know if you have any questions.

B

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