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Big Red Flag for This Major Global Market

Updated: December 4, 2017

The behavior of one group of stocks will sometimes provide a clue about what to expect from the broad market. Right now, this is happening in a major European country. Here are the important details...

2 Charts That Illustrate European Markets' Topping Process

Updated: November 16, 2017

In this new interview with Brian Whitmer, the editor of our European Financial Forecast, he tells you why Europe is in the midst of a long, slow topping process. Find out what this slow top suggests for markets and the EU as a whole.

Here's What Implies an Even Bigger Global "Credit Crisis" Than 2007-2009

Updated: November 15, 2017

Right now, the global financial system seems to be light years away from the awful scare that occurred between 2007 and 2009. But, another "credit crisis" may be just around the corner. Learn how credit availability in this major nation is expected to change during the next three months.

What Stocks Tell You about Catalonia's Independence Move

Updated: October 18, 2017

In this new interview with Brian Whitmer, who edits our European Financial Forecast and contributes to Global Market Perspective, he explains why you need to only look at Spain's stock market to understand the separatist movement. Find out what Spain's polarization means for Catalonia's independence move going forward.

German Elections: Quiet Markets Suggest Status Quo to Remain

Updated: September 22, 2017

As Germans go to the polls this weekend, Brian Whitmer explains how the quiet election in Germany mirrors the low market volatility.

The Euro, European Stocks & More: How to Spot a Hot Opportunity

Updated: August 15, 2017

Right now, the euro is approaching a point you need to know about. Watch this clip from a new interview with Chris Carolan, our Global Opportunities Expert, for details.

The ONE Factor Driving Europe's Financial Trends Is…

Updated: August 11, 2017

Watch the editor of our monthly European Financial Forecast explain how one factor is driving trends across Europe -- and what it implies for your investments.

This is Why We’re Skeptical of the FTSE Rally (Part 2)

Updated: July 14, 2017

In part 2 of this interview with Brian Whitmer explains why you may not want to hang your hat on the latest rally in British stocks.

This is Why We're Skeptical of the FTSE Rally (Part 1)

Updated: July 13, 2017

Brian Whitmer tells you why you may not want to hang your hat on the latest rally in British stocks.

Real Threats, Real Markets: GMP Preview Looks at "What to Fear"

Updated: July 7, 2017

Global market charts you won't see elsewhere show "What" -- and What Not -- to Fear.

Debt Crisis 2.0: How the Pieces are Falling into Place

Updated: June 21, 2017

As the amount of household debt rises, so does the risk of another financial crisis. A new milestone has been reached in the U.S. But a chart shows that the dangers of debt are global.

EURUSD: How to "Peek" Around 2 "Corners" at Once

Updated: June 16, 2017

As is often the case before a big news event, EURUSD went mostly sideways into the June 14 Fed meeting. Traders were waiting to see what the Fed does and says. But here's what Elliott wave forex traders saw...

British Pound Falls… Why This Goes Deeper Than the UK Election Shocker

Updated: June 9, 2017

When calculating the odds of a political victory, accounting for voters' mood may be more important than adding up all the rational pros and cons. Financial markets are also governed by traders' collective mood to a much larger degree than the mainstream finance has been willing to consider.

GMP Preview: Has Investor "Courage" Gone "Crazy"?

Updated: June 6, 2017

See 3 global market charts that answer the question, Has Investor "Courage" Gone "Crazy"?

FAIL-outs! 7 Years and 4 Bailouts Have NOT Saved Greece's Stock Market

Updated: June 5, 2017

True or False: If the eurozone government and IMF start withholding their bailout payments to Greece, then Greek shares will fall. If you answered true, then this story is a must-read!

EURGBP: A Picture of Elliott Wave Precision

Updated: May 22, 2017

One minute, strong UK economic data “causes” the British pound to surge against the euro. And then the next, that same data… is futile against a pound selloff. Any questions? The real story behind the EURGBP leaves no room for doubt!

Debt, Politics, and Russia: A "Spike" Dead Ahead?

Updated: May 17, 2017

Charts like this one show that markets can anticipate huge shifts in broad psychology: Another dangerous spike may be just around the bend.

Macron Wins and the Euro... Falls? Excusez-moi!

Updated: May 10, 2017

According to the mainstream experts, Emmanuel Macron's victory in May 7's French Presidential Election was also a victory for the euro. And yet, the euro turned down against the U.S. dollar following his win. No surprise here!

French Election: Socialism, Bull Markets, Bear Markets -- and Social Mood

Updated: May 5, 2017

Brian Whitmer discusses sentiment and social mood across Europe as French voters head to the polls on Sunday to elect France's new president.

Fast Charts and World Markets: $18 TRILLION, A Bold Forecast, Inflation(?)

Updated: May 2, 2017

See our global market charts that cover $18 TRILLION, inflation(?), and a truly bold forecast.

Germany's Stock Market & the French Election

Updated: April 24, 2017

On April 24, Germany's DAX Index soared to a new, all-time high. Mainstream pundits say the April 23 outcome of the French Presidential Election lit the market's bullish fire. Here's our take on the rally.

Fasten Your Seatbelts: As Goes Daimler, So Goes Europe

Updated: April 20, 2017

Many of you have heard the expression "As goes GM, so goes America." Well, what about the European counterpart -- "As goes Daimler AG, so goes Europe?" The correlation dates back to 1999; and it paints a very interesting picture of the financial road ahead.

Sunday's French Election "Makes Sense Socionomically"

Updated: April 19, 2017

Brian Whitmer tells you what he's watching as France is headed into its historic election. Brian explains how mixed social mood translates into the tight race at the polls.

European Credit Spreads Are Sending a Troubling Signal

Updated: April 19, 2017

Widening yield spreads mean investors are growing fearful about the future. In Europe, we're seeing bond market behavior that resembles what occurred before the credit crises in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Take a look at these two charts.

Currencies: Here's What We're Watching

Updated: April 19, 2017

Michael Madden explains the outlook for the British pound and currency markets in general and whether they have been affected by the UK's call for a snap election.

Euro Stocks and EU Economy: Extreme Optimism Returns

Updated: April 17, 2017

According to the mainstream pundits, the long-awaited "Easter-egg hunt" of recovery in Europe's economy and stock markets is over! Optimism is off the charts. But it's what's ON our charts that warns caution.

Europe: The Glass is Not Half Full

Updated: April 17, 2017

Despite positive economic data coming out of Europe, Brian Whitmer explains that the recovery is mediocre at best.

3 Must-See Charts: Learn What's Next for Europe

Updated: April 6, 2017

Brian Whitmer, our Senior European Analyst, highlights the precarious position of European stock markets.

GBPUSD: Imagine It's Early 2016

Updated: April 6, 2017

Imagine it's early 2016. Brexit hasn't yet happened. No one thinks it will. The British pound is trading near 1.45. You put your best Elliott wave count on a monthly GBPUSD chart -- and see this incredibly bearish picture emerge...

Why So Complacent? April Global Markets in Charts & Pictures

Updated: April 4, 2017

Going into April, too many world financial markets look too complacent. See the charts & pictures for yourself.

EURUSD: A "Technical" Development?

Updated: March 31, 2017

Most conventional market analysts reach for explanations rooted in technical analysis only when they can't find a reason based in market fundamentals. All you see is a "broken" technical support or resistance price level, which probably sent a psychological signal to the market.

UK Stocks: How the Brexit Bombshell Failed to Go Off

Updated: March 30, 2017

In 2016, the only thing more certain than death and taxes was a post-Brexit crisis that would wreak havoc on UK stocks. And then, the unthinkable happened.  

Europe: "Shocks and Headwinds" Ahead

Updated: March 10, 2017

Brian Whitmer, our European Financial Forecast editor, explains the mixed picture he sees in Europe -- and what it implies for the future.

EURUSD: When Price Pattern Trumps Other "Reasons"

Updated: March 3, 2017

On March 1, the U.S. dollar did something it hadn't done in almost two months: It got stronger. Two reasons were behind the move, said analysts: The Fed's imminent rate hike, and, President Trump's widely-covered address to Congress. But here's one reason many have overlooked.

The UK Consumer Battle Cry: "Chaaarge... it!"

Updated: February 21, 2017

In 2016, the UK enjoyed its biggest credit boom ever, as consumers piled on debt hand over fist. Question: Is this really a sign of an economy running on all cylinders? Read our perspective today.

Bear Markets + World Trade = Bad Outcomes?

Updated: February 14, 2017

We've all read about, heard about and watched the many negative political headlines from across the planet. If you're an investor, you have to wonder: What does it all mean for world trade and global markets? That question is too broad to answer with one graph or visual, but: We do have a chart to start the conversation.

A New Greek Debt Drama Takes Center Stage

Updated: February 13, 2017

Greece's debt drama has returned to center stage. But global financiers are balking at another bailout. Meanwhile, Europe's banking system remains fragile. There's only one way "Europe's seemingly endless series of financial crises will end."

Eurozone is Nearing Target Inflation Rates — Is it as Good as it Seems?

Updated: February 8, 2017

The Eurozone, led by Germany and France, is approaching inflation targets with overall inflation for Eurozone countries coming in near 1.8%, just a little below ECB's official 2% target. But looking below the surface, all may not be quite as it seems. Brian Whitmer, the editor of the European Financial Forecast, offers his take.

3 Global Charts: Opportunities & Risks You Won't See Elsewhere

Updated: February 7, 2017

"Fears" of Inflation. What it looks like when mutual fund managers go "all in." Artificial Intelligence In Action. See and hear about these topics and more, in our February preview of Global Market Perspective.

European Banking Sector: Phoenix or Frankenstein?

Updated: February 2, 2017

After a decade of doom and gloom, bankruptcies, bailouts and failures, many of Europe's financial leaders are ready to call it; the official end of the Eurozone banking crisis. However, a walk down memory lane may give you pause to join the party

"Why I Like a Practical Approach to Trading"

Updated: January 24, 2017

European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, tells you why financial bubbles occur so regularly -- and what he means by a "practical approach to trading."

What Can Stock Markets Tell You About Politics?

Updated: January 13, 2017

While the mainstream analysts weigh macro-economic and sociological factors to make forecasts for the busy European election season next year, this model shows you an entirely different approach.

Europe's ETFs: The Real Reason for the Late 2016 Rally

Updated: January 12, 2017

In early December, two popular European exchange-traded funds, France's EWQ and Germany's EWG, had one thing in common: a bullish Elliott wave pattern called "ending diagonal" on their price charts. This is what happened next.

Getting a Handle on Volatility in British Pound

Updated: January 12, 2017

Whether you look at other markets, politics or something else to explain a market move, you’re explaining a move that’s already happened. And for a trader, the real question is, "What will the market do tomorrow?" Let's look at how Elliott wave analysis handles it.

GMP Trailer - What the Death of "Do It Yourself " looks like in U.S. Stocks, plus stops in China and Turkey

Updated: January 6, 2017

You can also see how our currency forecast came first, and the "Brexit surprise" came second. Plus, why central bank "Targets" amount to a chart of failure. Check it out.

Europe's Long-Bond Bonanza Goes Bust. Who Will Follow?

Updated: January 6, 2017

In early 2016, the global debt market embraced one of the most powerful “long-bond bonanzas” in recent history. By the end of the year, however, the stellar long-bond rally had completely reversed course. As our analysis shows, this turn of events was no accident. 

"Sell those euros. Sell'em."

Updated: January 5, 2017

Two days before the New Year’s Eve, I got an insistent email from a colleague. Jim Martens, our Senior Currency Strategist, sent me a message with only a subject line: “Sell those euros. Sell'em.”

Why The Euro's Late 2016 Crash Was... 2 Years in the Making

Updated: December 30, 2016

For nearly two years, the euro has been mired in a sideways holding pattern... until now. In late November, the currency woke DOWN from its sideways slumber and plunged to a 14-year low against the U.S. dollar. The reason for the euro's crash might surprise you.

Support For Centrists FALLS, As Support For Extremists RISES

Updated: December 27, 2016

There's a context to events like terrorism, and we have often spelled out that context before a big story makes headlines.

European Stocks: The Real Reason for the "Santa Claus" Rally

Updated: December 22, 2016

On December 8, Germany's DAX Index and the Euro Stoxx 50 broke out of long-enduring holding patterns, embarking on a synchronized uptrend to new 2016 highs. According to the experts, the main catalyst for the markets' breakout was the ECB's pledge to keep the QE tap open. But there's a very big problem with this logic.

EURUSD at 14-Year Lows: Don’t Blame the Fed

Updated: December 19, 2016

Last week the euro fell hard. The reason was plain to everyone: the Fed's decision to hike interest rates. But can you imagine another post-rate-hike argument -- this one, against the dollar? It might go something like this...

British Pound: 2 Years of History in 1 Chart

Updated: December 9, 2016

2016 was the year of political surprises. First was the shocking Brexit vote in June. Then, the surprise Donald Trump victory in November. Both moments saw a lot of volatility in the financial markets. Yet, while it’s tempting to say “of course” and blame volatility on the news, the reality is not so black-and-white. Case in point: the British pound.

New GMP Preview: 3 Killer Charts, 2 Fast Looks at Politics

Updated: December 5, 2016

Global Market Perspective (GMP) delivers monthly analysis and forecasts for the world's major financial markets, straight to your computer. Watch this preview of our December issue.

Wait: Wasn't British Pound Supposed to be Crashing Right Now?

Updated: December 1, 2016

On December 1, the British pound soared to a three-month high against the euro. Some investors may find the move shocking, considering the British unit was supposed to be strangled by the Brexit albatross. There's only one way to explain it.

Populist Politics: What's in Store for Europe?

Updated: November 30, 2016

Brian Whitmer discusses the social mood landscape across Europe and explains how social mood will impact the upcoming European elections.

Populist Politics: What's in Store for Europe?

Updated: November 30, 2016

Brian Whitmer discusses the social mood landscape across Europe and explains how social mood will impact the upcoming European elections.

U.S. Dollar’s Surge Against EUR and JPY: Don’t Hang Your Hat on It

Updated: November 23, 2016

Often during Thanksgiving week, markets quiet down. Not so this year. The Dow made a new all-time high on Wednesday -- and in forex, the euro slid to a new post-election low. Let’s talk about that.

What's Next for the Russian Bear?

Updated: November 22, 2016

The Socionomics Institute's Matt Lampert and Alan Hall discuss the recent Cold War rhetoric that surrounded the U.S. presidential election. Learn what it -- and the Elliott wave position of Russia's stock market -- say about the likelihood of more Russian aggression.

Euro Price Action Post-Election: “We Expected That”

Updated: November 16, 2016

Jim Martens, editor of our Currency Pro Service, discusses his long-term view of the U.S. dollar and euro.

Global Sentiment Ahead of US Election

Updated: November 8, 2016

Nine of our top market strategists offer a sneak peek of sentiment in their markets ahead of the U.S. presidential election.

British Pound Rally: Why Brexit News is Just a Smokescreen

Updated: November 4, 2016

Why would the British pound rise on the news that Brexit needs approval from the British parliament? Well, you could argue that the markets, unsure of Brexit's ultimate economic impact, showed their approval for a delay in the process. Yet, here is another explanation...

Deflation in Australia?

Updated: August 15, 2016

Watch as our Global Opportunities Expert Christ Carolan explains why Australia is in the news and why deflation and lower prices for the consumer may not be a good thing. He goes on to elaborate on the belief the trend in Australia will continue towards outright deflation.

Post-Brexit EU: Stocks, Bonds, Politics – and Social Mood

Updated: July 22, 2016

Brian Whitmer talks about the negative sentiment in the European Union following the historic Brexit vote and outlines what to watch for next.

Post-Brexit EU: Stocks, Bonds, Politics – and Social Mood

Updated: July 22, 2016

Brian Whitmer talks about the negative sentiment in the European Union following the historic Brexit vote and outlines what to watch for next.

How Brexit Shocked the World -- and What it Means to You

Updated: June 24, 2016

On Friday, June 24, the world awoke to an apparent new wind blowing out of Europe: The citizens of Great Britain voted to leave the European Union.

How Brexit Shocked the World -- and What it Means to You

Updated: June 24, 2016

On Friday, June 24, the world awoke to an apparent new wind blowing out of Europe: The citizens of Great Britain voted to leave the European Union.

Europe's Dominoes Have Been Falling for a Decade

Updated: June 16, 2016

EWI's our European Markets Expert Brian Whitmer explains why the ongoing struggle to keep the European Union afloat won't end anytime soon.

Europe's Dominos Have Been Falling for a Decade

Updated: June 16, 2016

Brian Whitmer explains why the ongoing struggle to keep the European Union afloat won't end anytime soon.

EURUSD: The Fed is NOT Your Friend

Updated: May 20, 2016

On May 3, the EURUSD turned down (i.e. falling euro, rising U.S. dollar) in a powerful reversal to two-month lows on May 20. Turns out, the euro's sell-off was not in the popular, Fed-led script handed out by mainstream analysts. It was, however, in the Elliott wave one.

Brexit Vote: "It's Never That Simple"

Updated: May 20, 2016

Brian Whitmer talks about the implications of the upcoming Brexit vote.

Brexit Vote: "It's Never That Simple"

Updated: May 20, 2016

Our European Markets Expert Brian Whitmer talks about the implications of the upcoming Brexit vote.

Here's What the Mainsteam Overlook in European Stocks

Updated: April 15, 2016

Our monthly European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, explains why the current figures of credit demand bode problematic for European stocks.

European Stocks: Here's What the Mainstream Overlooks

Updated: April 15, 2016

Our monthly European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, explains why the current figures of credit demand bode problematic for European stocks.

What Makes for a "Good" Elliott Wave Opportunity?

Updated: March 31, 2016

In this new Q&A with Murat Yilmaz, our European Stocks Intraday Analyst, you'll learn how the Wave Principle helps you see new trade opportunities, what he considers a "good" opportunity, the importance of risk management and more.

Discover a Historic Opportunity in Europe

Updated: March 14, 2016

DE-flation in Europe is a surprise only for those investors who've been expecting IN-flation, due to the European Central Bank's "uber-inflationary" QE and other stimulus measures. Our own Brian Whitmer explains more -- and highlights a historic opportunity.

Japan: Negative Rates Redux

Updated: January 29, 2016

On January 29, the Bank of Japan slashed interest rates into negative territory in hopes of fending off further economic weakness. History shows, however, the "free money" policy is futile against the "immutable" forces of finance.

Europe: Why It's Going to Get a Lot Worse Before It Gets Better

Updated: January 28, 2016

Brian Whitmer, the editor of our monthly European Financial Forecast, explains what indicators helped him anticipate market volatility.

The D-Word: Deflation

Updated: November 13, 2015

Brian Whitmer, our European Markets Expert, discusses deflation and its effect on European economies, as well as deflation in world-wide economies.

Deflation Threat for World's Three Biggest Economies

Updated: October 14, 2015

What is more likely: an asteroid hitting the earth or deflation? A famous hedge fund manager gives his opinion. You can review the evidence for yourself.

Why Weaker Euro Has Little to Do with "Negative Inflation"

Updated: October 1, 2015

Blaming the euro weakness on "negative inflation" -- or, deflation, if you call a spade a spade -- is a logical choice. After all, the euro did get weaker after the report. However, if you look at these EURUSD charts, you'll see that this weakness started days ago.

Deflation: It's Been a Stealth Move

Updated: September 21, 2015

In this ElliottWaveTV interview, our European Markets Expert Brian Whitmer explains the indirect connection between Europe's volatility and deflation.

European Markets at Risk!

Updated: August 6, 2015

In this interview, EWI's European markets expert, Brian Whitmer, highlights the countries he is most concerned about in Europe -- and explains why you should be concerned, too.

China & Greece: "Investors Can't Get Out"

Updated: July 29, 2015

Our Global Opportunities Expert, Chris Carolan, offers you his perspective on recent market action in China and Greece.

China & Greece: "Investors Can't Get Out"

Updated: July 29, 2015

Our Global Opportunities Expert, Chris Carolan, offers you his perspective on recent market action in China and Greece.

Greek Debt Crisis: "Too late to prepare now"

Updated: June 30, 2015

Brian Whitmer, editor of European Financial Forecast, has been preparing his subscribers for the Greek crisis for a while. Here are his latest thoughts...

Greek Debt Crisis: "Too late to prepare now"

Updated: June 30, 2015

Brian Whitmer, editor of European Financial Forecast, has been preparing his subscribers for the Greek crisis for a while. Here are his latest thoughts...
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