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AUD/USD Technical Forecast: Sideways to Higher Trading

AUD/USD Technical Forecast: Sideways to Higher Trading

2017-10-16 20:42:00
Jeremy Wagner, CEWA-M, Senior Strategist
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The structure of the technical pattern for AUD/USD suggests the move towards higher levels is incomplete and may eventually reach .82 and possible .84.

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The model we are following suggests the upward correction that began in September 2015 remains incomplete. According to Elliott Wave Theory, we are counting this pattern as a complex upward correction subdivided as w-x-y and built with Expanded Flat-Triangle-Zigzag.

We appear to be finished or nearly so with the expanded flat pattern, which is the (b) wave of the zigzag. We cannot confirm if the flat pattern is complete just yet. Regardless, this places the market in the last half of the ‘y’ wave, a zigzag.

AUD/USD Elliott Wave Forecast Oct 16, 2017

AUD/USD Technical Forecast: Sideways to Higher Trading

As a trader, I am interested in the .7940 level. Multiple Elliott Wave models imply a move above this green line opens the door to higher levels at .8050. Between the price levels of .8050 to .8100, the models begin to diverge again.

If AUD/USD does move to new highs, the higher probability pattern shifts towards being in the (c) wave or terminal wave of the upward move. This would be an ending wave that has some wave relationships near 82 cents and 84 cents.

IG Client Sentiment is running at near parity at -1.02. Therefore, sentiment is not extreme at this point. Keep an eye to see if a shift in sentiment ensues and lines up with the Elliott Wave forecast. See how live traders are positioned in AUDUSD here.

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---Written by Jeremy Wagner, CEWA-M

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