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Looking for an Interim Low

We’re sitting this weekend near the bottom of a large fourth wave with one more final high waiting in the wings before the expected large drop into the 2100 area in SPX.

This is an expected, high probability 300 point rally in SPX and represents a really good bullish opportunity. But, we need to see a fourth wave bottom and we don’t have one yet on the hourly charts.

There are always options for the shape of a final fifth wave. It could rise in 5 motive waves, or it could rise in 3 waves and see either a triangle or ending diagonal play out at the top.

However, since WTI oil, DXY, and EURUSD have traced out an A – B sequence as part of their final waves, and they all appear to be in diagonals (which require all waves to be “threes,”) that would leave them with a C wave to go. C waves in this situation would usually be in five waves.

ES still has to properly bottom and the SP500 may be in a small ending diagonal as of end of day Friday, so Monday morning is likely to see the bottom for SPX, with a pivot into the fifth and final wave up.

All of this seems to indicate that the US indices are going to see five waves up rather than a triangle or ending diagonal. That doesn’t mean we definitely won’t get a small triangle at the top, but it would have to appear in many different assets, as they’re all moving now in lock-step (and that includes international exchanges, like DAX). So, I think a triangle or ending diagonal as a fifth wave is much less likely at this point than five waves up.

There was a big semiconductor announcement this weekend, so that might give us a bullish spark on Monday morning (after a bottoming wave down). There’s also a Federal Reserve announcement this coming Wednesday at 2pm. That’s also usually bullish. So, I see two events this week that are bullish and promise to end badly, as events that move the market always do.

AMZN — Another Bigger Picture Confirming Outlook

Above is the monthly chart of AMZN, showing the entire wave structure since 1997. It’s a log chart (as are all my long-term charts).

I’ve been saying for quite a long time now that we have a large 4th wave coming on a daily chart and a fifth wave up to a final high still to come before we see the big crash in 2021. You can see the same count here in Amazon, as you can with other major tech companies, that are, for the most part, driving this blow-off wave.

This weekend, AMZN is at the bottom of the fourth wave of an ending diagonal. That chart on that is below. The high at the top of the ending diagonal will trigger the larger fourth wave down, which typically descends 38% of the entire wave up from 1997. You can see that level on the chart above. Expect one more final high after that, and in the US indices, as a whole.

Above is the 4 hour chart of AMZN showing us near the top of the third wave. We appear to be tracing out an ending diagonal, so we’re expecting one more wave up to a new high here before the big drop I’m expecting. The horizontal line (same as the first chart above) shows the level that AMZN would typically drop to in a fourth wave.

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I’ve been mentioning for months now that the entire market is moving as one entity, the “all the same market” scenario, a phrase that Robert Prechter coined many years ago, when he projected the upcoming crash.

We’re in the midst of deleveraging the enormous debt around the world. Central banks are losing the control they had and we’re slowly sinking into deflation world-wide, with Europe in the lead.

The US dollar is fully in charge of both the equities and currencies markets. They’re all moving in tandem, as I’ve been saying since September of 2017. Over the past three years, their movements have been moving closer and closer together and one, and now they’re in lock-step, with the major turns happening at about the same time.

it’s challenging because often times currency pairs are waiting for equities to turn, and other times, it’s the opposite. The other frustrating thing is that in between the major turns, there are no major trades; they’re all, for the most part day-trades. That’s certainly the case in corrections, where you very often have several possible targets for the end of the correction.

We’re now close to a turn in the US indices, currency pairs, oil, and even gold. Elliott wave does not have a reliable timing aspect, but it looks like we should see a top very soon.

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US Market Snapshot (based on end-of-week wave structure)

This chart is posted to provide a prediction of future market direction. DO NOT trade based upon the information presented here (certainly NOT from a daily chart).

Above is the daily chart of ES (click to enlarge, as with any of my charts).

The blue arrow line down denotes that the wave up is corrective and will completely retrace. In fact the entire wave up from 2009 is a corrective B wave. The cycle top, and top of the fifth motive wave, was in 2007.

This weekend, we sit near the bottom of the final fourth wave of this five month rally. A big picture look at the US indices and NYSE exchange show a very sick market, as many of these indices have different counts from the rest.

The NYSE exchange may be in an ending diagonal at the top of its clearly corrective B wave up from March, ready to complete a fifth wave up (similar to the AMZN charts above), which will lead to another mini-crash but might not make a new low. The various indices are in different patterns, which is a sure sign of a very sick market.

On the daily chart, we now have RSI divergence that should continue as such as this final wave reaches a new high.

DXY (the US Dollar Index) continues to be in an ending diagonal and I'm expecting a new now here before the trend changes to the upside.

Some other currency pairs also appear to have traced out ending diagonals and are in the final wave.

West Texas Intermediate Oil appears now not to have topped because it's come down only part-way to its first wave target in a corrective wave. I also expect a new high here and it appears we're in some sort of final broadening top.

As mentioned above, ES has not quite bottomed, but I it could do so as early as Monday morning. It may also last a bit longer. A Fed meeting is scheduled for Wednesday at 2pm EST, and usually the market rises ahead of it, in anticipation.

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Summary: It's an exhausted market about to top.

The SP500 appears to be in a kind of broadening top formation (not an EW pattern) on a weekly chart. Other US market indices have completely different patterns, which is the sign of a very sick market, and one in the final stages of this 500 year rally, and a corrective B wave up from 2009.

I'm expecting a final high before we have major turn down.

The coming descent should be a fourth similar to the previous one, with a target under 2100 in SPX, and will likely be a combination pattern and, as such, may contain zigzags, flats, and possibly a triangle or ending diagonal at the bottom. However, I lean towards another series of zigzags, which are corrective waves.

Once we've completed the fourth wave down, we'll have a long climb to a final slight new high in a fifth wave of this 500 year cycle top.

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