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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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Brexit, Euro, Pound and Stocks—See Why Europe is "Churning" and What's Next

Updated: October 21, 2016

Our Global Opportunities Expert Chris Carolan explains how the Wave Principle helps you navigate the recent uncertainty associated with European markets.

Deutsche Bank: A Slow Moving Train Wreck

Updated: October 7, 2016

Our European markets expert explains why it's "too late" for Deutsche Bank and how this has now evolved into a problem across the EU.

Declining German Mood Besets DAX and Incumbents

Updated: September 22, 2016

The consequences of a negative social mood are far-reaching. One example is that the political party in power often faces a backlash from voters. Another is the emergence of an "us vs. them" sentiment. Both are at play in Germany. Keep an eye on the DAX index.

Analyst Spotlight: Chris Carolan

Updated: September 12, 2016

Learn how Chris Carolan, our Global Opportunities Expert, used the Wave Principe as a trader and how he got his start with Elliott wave analysis.

Analyst Spotlight: Chris Carolan

Updated: September 12, 2016

Learn how Chris Carolan, our Global Opportunities Expert, used the Wave Principe as a trader and how he got his start with Elliott wave analysis.

Germany's DAX & the ECB: See Who's REALLY Pulling the Strings

Updated: September 8, 2016

In March 2015, the European Central Bank launched its unprecedented QE program in hopes of jump-starting the eurozone economy and reigniting stock prices. Instead, Europe’s no.1 market, Germany’s DAX index plummeted into a 10-month long bear market. That’s just the tip of this story... 

Before Airbus Soared, it Crashed: Time to Check the Horizon Again 

Updated: August 29, 2016

Times are turbulent for the world's largest passenger airliner, the Airbus A380. Orders for the superjumbo jet are drying up. Airbus's share price has a history of outpacing declines in the broader market. Read this analysis from our Global Market Perspective. 

Investors are Ignoring Warning Signs of Deflation

Updated: August 24, 2016

European Markets Expert Brian Whitmer sits down with ElliottWaveTV and stresses that investors are in a risk-on mindset, something we’ve seen “time and time again.”

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.

How "Sheer Lunacy" Took Over Europe's Bond Market

Updated: August 3, 2016

Welcome to the world of half-century loans at 1% and a 100-year note at a yield of 2.35%. One of our Global Market Perspective analysts says the European bond market has entered a realm of "sheer lunacy." These two charts help to explain.

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.

July 5: (Financial) Independence Day

Updated: July 5, 2016

It's been a summer of discontent for Europe's stock markets, as the upside seems lined with banana peels; or rather, Bre-nana peels! Say many, the fuel for Europe's sell-off is Brexit. But our records show otherwise: the makings of the downtrend were in place months before the U.K. decided 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.

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.

Germany's DAX Index: Will Prices Stay Below a Key Trendline?

Updated: June 22, 2016

Germany served as an anchor of stability during Europe's sovereign debt crisis. The nation is the Continent's largest economy. Even so, Germany's stock market now looks poised for increased volatility. Also, take a look at this downtrending stock chart of the country's largest steel maker.  

Brexit: "The Vote Heard Around the World"

Updated: June 17, 2016

"Is it true that Britain's vote to leave the European Union will cause upheaval in the financial markets?" You may be wondering the same thing. That's why we've put together this new free report, "How to Invest for Brexit," featuring EWI Chief European Market Analyst Brian Whitmer.

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.

A Banking Fiasco is Brewing in Italy

Updated: June 3, 2016

Big Italian banks are weighed down by hundreds of billions of dollars of non-performing loans. There's fear of a systemic financial crisis. Depositors may find themselves on the hook. Now is the time to prepare for a deflation that will likely extend far beyond Italy.

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.

UK Stock Market: 17 Years Later... and 400 Points LOWER?

Updated: May 12, 2016

Without question, over the past five years U.K. shares have been among the strongest equity performers, with the FTSE 100 recently rocketing above the 7000-point mark for the first ever in April 2015. But the "great bull market" isn't actually as great as it seems.

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.

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.

European Banks: Defaults Are Inevitable

Updated: February 29, 2016

Brian Whitmer explains why the elevated state of investor optimism will ultimately lead many European banks to default.

Eurozone's Newest Lending Fad: Say Cheese!

Updated: February 8, 2016

Food for thought: "Fed up with banks' reluctance to lend," one of Italy's most prominent dairy co-ops has raised 6 million euros via bonds backed by cheese! It's a little funny at first read. But the larger issue here is actually quite serious.

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.

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.

See a European Stock Market Top at Five Degrees of Trend

Updated: January 13, 2016

The stock market's price history consists of recognizable patterns at all degrees of trend. The chart of one European bourse shows a bull market has ended at five degrees of trend. It now appears that Minor wave 3 is unfolding.

FTSE 100: A Look at a "Head and Shoulders" Pattern

Updated: December 31, 2015

A classic "head and shoulders" pattern is showing up in the FTSE 100. If prices slice through the neckline, how far can investors expect the FTSE 100 to fall? Learn about the head and shoulders measuring formula.

"The Markets Will Always Have Their Way"

Updated: December 21, 2015

Learn why "the markets are more powerful than governments" in this new interview with Brian Whitmer.

Is Germany's Stock Market Bull Faking Its Own Death?

Updated: December 4, 2015

Here's a question: Has the bull market in German stocks faked its own death in order to force investors "home" for a major buying opportunity? Turns out, this idea isn't as crazy as it sounds...

The Sad Truth About Europe's Joyflation

Updated: December 2, 2015

Most everyone likes paying less for gas and food. Economists have coined the term "joyflation" to describe these benefits of low inflation. But there's nothing joyful about a downtrend in wage growth and job loss.

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.

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.

Currency Devaluation: Quick-Fix or Complete Fiasco?

Updated: November 12, 2015

The list of countries joining the currency devaluation bandwagon keeps growing. But how effective is this strategy really for restoring economic growth? 

Why You Should Pay Attention to Stock Market's Bull/Bear Ratio

Updated: November 5, 2015

chart of the day | European stocks, just like stocks in the U.S., enjoyed a rebound over the past few weeks. You may have heard different reasons for the rally in Europe, but here's one most analysts overlook -- and in our opinion, it's one of the most important reasons.

Europe in Deflation: Got (cheap) Milk?

Updated: October 27, 2015

In the early 1990s, two simple words transformed the way the U.S. consumer saw it: "Got Milk?" Suddenly, the narrative changed from an obligatory drink you had to finish as a kid -- into a sexy, funny, and above all desirable treat for all ages. Until now...

European Stocks: How 4,500 Investors Can Be Wrong

Updated: October 23, 2015

Near-term stock market trends may move against the trend of the next larger degree. Consider European equities. On October 1, a small-degree fifth wave down appeared to be approaching completion. Now get insights into the more significant larger trend.

What Really Drove VW's Stock Price Over a Cliff?

Updated: October 14, 2015

Volkswagen, the world's largest car maker, has been rocked by the biggest scandal in its 78-year history. But did the scandal also fuel the sell-off in VW's stock price? The answer might surprise you

Germany's DAX Has Just Crossed a Critical Line... Again

Updated: October 9, 2015

Back in late 2007, one simple technical tool -- trendlines -- was instrumental in enabling us to forecast a bearish reversal in Germany's DAX Index. The time to use this tool is upon us, again.

Deflation Returns to Haunt the Eurozone

Updated: October 1, 2015

When ECB president Mario Draghi launched the first-ever Euro-QE in March 2015, it was hailed as the "death of deflation." But now, after six months, deflation is back in the eurozone...

Getting Precarious: The S&P European Leveraged Loan Index

Updated: September 25, 2015

Despite recent volatility, European stock investors are using large doses of leverage. More than that, the head of the world's largest sovereign wealth fund is embracing risk assets. Our analysis suggests that a day of reckoning is at hand.

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.

Deflation: It's Been a Stealth Move

Updated: September 21, 2015

In this new interview, Elliott Wave International's Brian Whitmer explains the indirect connection between Europe's volatility and deflation.

Germany's Stock Market: From Raging Bull to Rabid Bear

Updated: September 11, 2015

In late August, Germany's DAX index entered bear market territory, having plummeted 22% from its all-time record high in April 2015. But before you blame China for the rout, look closely...

How Crazy Volatility Translates into CLEAR Wave Counts

Updated: August 25, 2015

In this interview, editor of our monthly European Financial Forecast, Brian Whitmer, tells you how he approaches market volatility -- and whether we'll see more of it in Europe.

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.

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.

Where is the Next Greek-like Economic Crisis?

Updated: August 5, 2015

On August 13, Greece's Athens Stock Exchange suffered its biggest single-day crash ever. But the experts say the country's economic woes are fully contained. We have good reason not to believe them.

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.

"Is Europe going higher? -- Yes. For now."

Updated: July 20, 2015

EWI's European Intraday Stocks Analyst, Murat Yilmaz, gives you an overview of where European markets find themselves today. In particular, Murat gives you his thoughts on the SMI and FTSE 100.

Greece: Act One of a Global Debt Drama

Updated: July 6, 2015

Greece's government debt-to-GDP is higher now than it was during the sovereign debt crisis five years ago. The world may soon shift its attention from a Greek debt drama to one that plays out on the global stage.

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...

Greek Crisis: The End, or the Beginning?

Updated: June 29, 2015

As Greece teeters on the brink of another default, the question is: Will this end the Eurozone crisis, or will it begin an even bigger one? From an Elliott wave viewpoint, the mainstream answer to this question misses a hugely important piece of the puzzle...

Will Greece Stem the Tide of Default?

Updated: June 29, 2015

Our Short Term Update says, "Greece is bankrupt and everyone knows it." Many Greek citizens have lined up to withdraw their money from the bank. Financial fear is rampant.  But Greece may only be the first domino.

Europe's Financial Bubble: Ready to Burst?

Updated: June 15, 2015

An exponential rise in a financial market usually ends badly. Investors typically buy at the worst possible time. See the chart of a European sector that is poised to plunge.

European Stocks: "Banking" on a Bull Market Recovery?

Updated: June 9, 2015

On June 5, the Euro Stoxx 50 index recorded its longest weekly losing streak for all of 2015. As for why --  one chart speaks more than all the fundamentals in the world.

The Swiss Central Bank Shocks the World

Updated: January 15, 2015

On January 15, 2015, the Swiss National Bank abruptly ended its three-year-long exchange rate target for the Swiss franc of 1.20 against the euro. However, the news wasn't a shock for everyone -- here's why.

What's Scarier Than DE-flation?

Updated: November 14, 2014

At last count, EIGHT European nations are now in outright deflation. It's the "Titanic" shipwreck scenario "no one saw coming." Well, not exactly no one.

The Leaning Tower of Europe's Economy

Updated: June 2, 2014

In 2008, Europe's economy came crashing down. Ever since, the EU's monetary engineers have been trying to stabilize the sinking consumer foundation and sliding banking sector. Yet, take a look at these two charts.

Deflation Soon to Grab Attention in the European Union

Updated: November 6, 2013

Europe's lack of respect for deflation will soon be transformed into rapt attention. Inflation is already at its lowest level since November 2009.

No Time to Play Ostrich About Europe's Economy

Updated: June 28, 2013

European deflation has arrived in the U.S. before. So, it's worth asking the question: Is history set to repeat? Consider what has been happening recently in the European Union and the United States.

European Politics & Social Mood

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We start by looking at the Dutch election and the future of politics in Europe. Our European Markets Expert offered his perspective on what's next for EU stocks and politics. The Lead Developer of EWAVES artificial intelligence software talks about how EWAVES is different from other Elliott wave programs.

Europe, Metals & Energy – New Forecasts & Analysis

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New insights from our European Markets Expert Brian Whitmer. Plus, learn what momentum is signaling across the metals markets. And lastly, this is why it's important to keep the bigger market trend in mind -- case in point: crude oil.

Trading With Elliott & Deflation Update

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Jeffrey Kennedy talks about some of the easy techniques to help you spot high-confidence trade opportunities. European markets expert Brian Whitmer explains why hoarding cash in this type of deflationary environment is a natural reaction for many investors -- and there's not a whole lot central banks can do to stop it.

European Markets, Risky Stocks & Viewer Mailbag

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We start by looking at the precarious position of European stock markets. Next we explore new evidence that shows that stock picking is fraught with even more risk than many investors might realize. Last up is our latest "ETV viewer Mailbag."
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