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Peter is an independent trader and author of the Talking Technicals blog that focuses on technical analysis of the global financial markets.

Prior to becoming a full-time trader and founding Contrarian ... more

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E Yen Rallies As Yield Curve Flattening Spurs Risk-Off Trade
The Japanese yen rallied off recent lows amid a risk-off tone that marred global markets at the end of last week. Equities pulled back off recent record levels as traders rotated into under-performing small cap stocks.
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US Dollar Breaks-Out As Speculators Reduce Short Bets
The US dollar surged to 3-month highs amid a (bullish) breakout of an inverse Head & Shoulders pattern. The latest Commitment of Traders (COT) report highlighted a substantial draw-down in positioning against the greenback.
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Dollar Index Tests Neckline Of Inverse Head & Shoulders Pattern
The US Dollar Index ( DXY) has been able to trace-out a big inverted H&S pattern, but just hours ago, failed at the pattern's neckline.
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Bitcoin Completes A 5 Of A 5 Wave Count
Bitcoin is now in the process of pulling back within the 1st leg of a perceived A-B-C correction since completing a 5 of a 5 wave count.
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EUR/USD Eyes Neckline Of Developing Head & Shoulders Pattern
The head & shoulders pattern in the EUR/USD continues to develop, but still remains unconfirmed, and the Loonie (USD/CAD) managed to break a key trendline.
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Bitcoin Extends To Fresh Record Highs
Now that the high earlier in the week has been taken-out, after completing a 3-wave (ABC) correction, it appears Bitcoins now forming the final (5th-wave) portion of a larger 5-wave structure.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

SPY SPDR S&P 500
UDN PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund
USDU WisdomTree Bloomberg USD Bullish ETF Fund
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund

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Latest Posts
Euro Ends 2-Month Short-Covering Trend As Gross Shorts Increase By Nearly 50% ; Aussie Specs Add Very Bullish Position
Latest positioning data from CFTC reveals significant moves in euro, aussie and oil.

Work Experience

Technical Analyst
Contrarian Analytics LLC
April 2016 - Present (1 year 8 months)
Technical Analyst
IGM
June 2006 - April 2016 (10 years)

Education

University of Connecticut
Bachelor's of Science
1995 / 1999
Finance

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