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How to "Cheat" the Forex System (Well, Sort Of) & Not Get Caught
Elliott wave analysis allows you to anticipate near- and long-term trend changes in the $5.3 trillion a day forex market

By Nico Isaac
11/19/2014 5:30:00 PM

From its May peak, the EURUSD has fallen 10% to a 2-year low. Many forex traders may feel "cheated" by the dramatic decline, especially if they never saw it coming.

Filed Under: charts, currency, Elliott wave, euro, euro/USD exchange rate, european markets, forecasts, forex, market manipulation, Wall Street

Category: Currencies

U.S. Dollar: Since When Is Inflation a Good Thing?
Up is down, black is white -- and now, inflation is supposed to strengthen the U.S. dollar

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
11/17/2014 3:45:00 PM

Everyone knows that inflation destroys the purchasing power of a currency. Which is not good -- not for consumers, producers or for the economy in general. That's why seeing this headline came as a surprise...

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, european markets, European Union (EU), forex, forex trading, fundamental analysis, inflation, technical analysis, technical indicators, U.S. dollar, U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed)

Category: Currencies

(Interview, 6:08 min.) This is What "Spells Trouble for the Market"
EWI's European Financial Forecast editor explains why he's bearish on Europe

By Editorial Staff
11/10/2014 4:45:00 PM

Elliott Wave International's Brian Whitmer offers his take on the recent rally in European stocks: "We're starting to see some signs that a longer-term bearish stance is justified." Listen.

Filed Under: Brian Whitmer, deflation, european markets, European Union (EU), interview, video

Category: European Markets

(Video, 3:30 min.) U.S. vs. Europe: Who Is Leading Whom?
The answer is debatable, but the way policymakers have tried to end the crisis amounts to a spotty record

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
11/4/2014 4:15:00 PM

"Here’s one widely held view: 'Europe is running about two to three years behind the US, mostly due to the US being about two to three years ahead of the eurozone in terms of monetary stimulus.' However..."

Filed Under: central banks, Elliott wave, europe, european central bank, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), monetary policy, QE2, quantitative easing, U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed), video, Video - Featured

Category: U.S. Economy

Don't Blame Sanctions For Russia's Bear Market
The RTS Index and the ruble started falling long before the blacklists began

By Nico Isaac
10/28/2014 1:00:00 PM

The mounting sanctions against Russia are not the cause of the reversal in Russian shares and ruble. Why? Because the reversal began 3 years BEFORE the blacklists began.

Filed Under: banks, Bear market, Brian Whitmer, charts, currency, Elliott wave, europe, european markets, European Union (EU), financial forecast, market forecasts, recession

Category: European Markets

Start Making Sense of the Euro's Price Swings
See how at the euro's May 2014 high, an Elliott wave diagonal pattern warned of the coming collapse

By Nico Isaac
10/24/2014 8:30:00 AM

When the euro stood at a 2-and-1/2 year high against the U.S. dollar in May, the currency was said to have "priced in" an ECB interest rate cut into negative territory. But then, said cut came & the euro fell. Sound crazy? 

Filed Under: central banks, charts, currency, diagonal, Elliott wave, euro, europe, european central bank, european markets, eurozone, Interest Rates

Category: European Markets

(Video, 4:36 min.) EURUSD: How To Spot a Market Bottom
Picking tops and bottoms is not easy. But these tools turns the odds in your favor

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/17/2014 3:30:00 PM

It's hard to go against the tide. In the markets, when everyone is bullish (or bearish, as it was in this case), the gravitational pull of the crowd is huge. Yet, watch how just a few market indicators can help you break free.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, euro/USD exchange rate, european central bank, european markets, European Union (EU), forex, forex trading, U.S. dollar, U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed), video, Video - FRUP

Category: Currencies

Russian Ruble: How It Got to 40:1 vs. U.S. Dollar
If you hear, "it's the fault of anti-Russian sanctions," don't believe it

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
10/7/2014 12:45:00 PM

You want to hear an interesting Elliott wave story? Even if you don't follow the Russian ruble, you know about the recent wave of tensions between Russia and the West. It all started back in February-March...

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, european markets, European Union (EU), forecasts, forex, forex trading, U.S. dollar, usd/jpy

Category: Currencies

Europe: The ONE Economic Comparison That Must Not Be Named... Was Just Named
The Continent is now teetering on the edge of a "Japan-style" deflation. Here's our take on it.

By Nico Isaac
9/29/2014 8:45:00 PM

The economic scenario that must not be named -- "Japan-style Deflation" has been uttered in reference to Europe. From the very beginning, Elliott Wave International foresaw that this day would come, despite the efforts of central banks.

Filed Under: bailouts, Bank of England, central banks, charts, consumer price index, deflation, Elliott wave, europe, european central bank, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, financial forecast, forecasts, inflation, Interest Rates, world central banks

Category: European Markets

(Interview, 5:40 min.) Scottish Vote, Euro -- and Europe: What's Next?
News and events impact the markets less than most people think. Watch.

By Editorial Staff
9/19/2014 11:00:00 AM

Yes or no: Would British stocks have crashed if Scotland had voted for independence? Many people would say, yes. Now watch how the editor of Elliott Wave International's monthly European Financial Forecast, Brian Whitmer, answers that (and more).

Filed Under: Brian Whitmer, DAX, Elliott wave, eu, euro, europe, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, interview, technical analysis, video, Video - FRUP

Category: European Markets

IPO? Uh Oh. Europe, It's Time to Kick the "Equity" Habit!
Step one: Admit there is a problem

By Nico Isaac
9/17/2014 7:15:00 PM

The European IPO frenzy is starting to shift into IPO "fatigue." Just look at the falling shares of King Digital Entertainment, maker of the highly addictive Candy Crush Saga mobile game. Unlike the game, though, you can't press "reset" to start the mania over.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, europe, european markets, financial forecast

Category: European Markets

If Scots Go Free, What Happens to EURUSD?
Sentiment indicators and EURUSD's Elliott wave patterns are already giving you a hint at what's next

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
9/15/2014 6:15:00 PM

As it's often the case before big political and economic events, sentiment indicators and Elliott wave patterns in the charts of EURUSD, the euro-dollar exchange rate, are already offering us a hint as to what to expect next.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, europe, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, forex, forex trading, sentiment, U.S. dollar, volatility

Category: Currencies

(Video, 3:02 min.) Central Banks Are Buying Stocks -- That HAS To Be Bullish (Right?)
It's tempting to answer "yes" -- until you recall a similar example from recent history

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
9/12/2014 5:00:00 PM

Sovereign wealth funds were buying stocks seven years ago. Today, it's central banks. There is no real difference, though: Both express how accepted the drive into riskier financial assets has become.

Filed Under: Bear market, bull market, central banks, Elliott wave, european central bank, european markets, market manipulation, stock indexes, U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed), U.S. STOCK MARKET

Category: Stocks

What's the REAL Health of the DAX's "Stealth" Rally?
The answer is in this chart of trading momentum in German stocks

By Nico Isaac
9/10/2014 3:30:00 PM

Germany's DAX Index has nearly put its summer selloff behind it. And now, the mainstream experts say a new, "stealth rally" is upon us. Our chart of the DAX versus its 12-month RSI shows you how healthy this stealth rally really is.

Filed Under: charts, DAX, european markets, financial forecast, Relative Strength Index (RSI)

Category: European Markets

Picking the “Best” European ETF? That's Like Picking the “Best” Elvis Impersonator in Vegas
Trying to pick the right European ETF to invest in? One way to stop your head from spinning is to use Elliott wave analysis -- here's how

By Nico Isaac
8/29/2014 11:00:00 AM

The global ETF market is worth $2.3 trillion, and growing. The number of available ETFs is growing, too. Here's one way to pick the right European ETF to invest in -- without having your head spin from all the choices.

Filed Under: CAC40, charts, Chris Carolan, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, eu, europe, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, forecasts

Category: European Markets

(Interview) Europe and Asia: Why the Next Few Days Are Key for Long-Term Trends
What's next for European and Asian stocks? Our international opportunities expert explains

By Editorial Staff
8/28/2014 12:45:00 PM

Elliott Wave International's global opportunities expert tells you about several new short-term opportunities in Europe and Asia in this 8-minute interview. Listen.

Filed Under: Chinese markets, Elliott wave, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, Indian markets, Nikkei, Swiss Market Index (SMI), Taiwan index, technical analysis

Category: European Markets

How Bad News Can Cost You an Excellent Opportunity
Why did German stocks rally despite bad news from Russia and Ukraine?

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
8/27/2014 4:30:00 PM

By early August, news of sanctions against Russia and Germany's weak economic data sent German stocks 10% lower. And those who got scared by the bad news... missed out on a great opportunity. Here's what to look for next time.

Filed Under: bull market, DAX, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, eu, europe, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, technical analysis

Category: European Markets

(Video, 2:27 min.) Stocks Stumble: Is Ukraine to Blame?
The news doesn't drive the price trend. The behavior of traders and investors is what moves prices.

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
8/15/2014 7:45:00 PM

On Friday (Aug. 15) Ukraine said its forces had destroyed part of a Russian military convoy. The news sent stocks lower, said the headlines -- but was it really the news that did it?

Filed Under: Elliott wave, europe, european markets, technical analysis, U.S. STOCK MARKET, video, Video - Featured

Category: Stocks

(Video) Should You Start Believing In Europe's Financial Recovery?
An interview, a chart, and our analysis show you why Europe's junk bond market is critical to unlocking the larger trend in stocks

By Nico Isaac
8/15/2014 1:15:00 PM

European investors' lust for junk has officially gone off the charts. The million-dollar question is -- will confidence in Europe's riskiest assets buoy the stock market?

Filed Under: Brian Whitmer, charts, Elliott wave, european markets, eurozone, financial forecast, junk bonds, risk appetite, video

Category: European Markets

Germany's DAX Fell 10% -- And Led Europe Lower in July. Now What?
Our new European Financial Forecast shows you a key price level that, if crossed, would shift the odds in favor of the bears

By Nico Isaac
8/8/2014 4:30:00 PM

In late June, Germany's DAX stood above the 10,000 level for the first time in history. And despite a slew of concerns facing Europe's largest economy, the mainstream experts saw no immediate hitch to the DAX's rally. All that changed on June 20, though, when the DAX lost its footing in a 10% free fall... 

Filed Under: charts, DAX, Elliott wave, europe, european markets, financial forecast, fundamental analysis

Category: European Markets

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