Updated: September 25, 2020Elliott wave analysis suggests that the next few months could be quite historic for the British stock market, the economy and British pound. Our Head of Global Research (who is based in London) explains.
Updated: August 27, 2020
At market tops, the news is full of positive stories. Near bottoms, it's full of negativity. That's why those who invest strictly on the news often buy at tops and sell at bottoms. Watch our Global Head of Research explain how to "read" the current tone of British news properly.
Updated: August 6, 2020
Why do many investment pros fail to generate superior investment performances – no better than most amateurs? Here are some insights – along with two instructive charts.
Updated: July 30, 2020
Global investors have been clamoring for junk bonds. As our July Global Market Perspective notes: "Demand for junk is so high that analysts are lamenting a 'shortage of high-yield assets for funds to buy.' All the while, financial dangers lurk. Here are the details.
Updated: July 9, 2020
Our July Global Market Perspective notes that there has been a "distinct relationship" between two economic / monetary indicators over the past 20 years. The annual change in one of them has "collapsed." Learn what our global analysts expect for the other indicator "over the next 18 months or so."
Updated: July 2, 2020
Mark Galasiewski, chief equity analyst for Asia and emerging markets with Elliott Wave International, explains how the Elliott Wave model can help investors make sense of apparently chaotic patterns in financial markets.
Updated: July 2, 2020
Successful investing is about more than just jumping on opportunities. Maybe even more so, it's about avoiding disasters. Watch our European Short Term Update editor show you how the analysis subscribers saw in the June 17 issue warned about the recent disaster for investors in Germany's Wirecard AG -- before it hit.
Updated: June 25, 2020
Britain's exit from the European Union was bad enough -- but at least the UK wasn't part of the eurozone. Italy is. What if Italy quits the euro? It's not as far-fetched as it seems. Watch our Head of Global Research explain.
Updated: June 15, 2020
Deflation requires a precondition. Learn about it, plus get insights into private versus public debt. This chart shows you which nations are at the highest risk of a “severe debt deflation.”
Updated: June 5, 2020
Bull or bear? Investors want to know! Elliott waves often let you draw a clear, firm "line in the sand" that shows you if the larger trend is up or down. Watch our Head of Global Research explain using today's picture in a key European index.
Updated: June 2, 2020
In January, one of EWI’s global analysts showed the strong rise in Russian stocks and issued a cautionary note to subscribers. Learn how that warning came just in the nick of time. These two charts say it all.
Updated: May 21, 2020
EURGBP is an important forex pair. Log in -- or sign up FREE -- to watch as our cross-currency expert revisits a recent forecast and uses "simple Elliott wave guidelines" to set price targets for euro-sterling for the summer months.
Updated: May 8, 2020
It's hard to believe, but a key European stock index is still trading below its high from 20 years ago. That speaks volumes about Europe's social mood -- and the future of the European Union. Watch our Head of Global Research explain.
Updated: April 28, 2020
Many investors employ this widely publicized bull-market strategy during bear markets. As you might imagine, it doesn’t work. Get insights as you look at this chart of a major global stock market index.
Updated: April 9, 2020
On January 29, our European Short Term Update told subscribers that "a dramatic decline" in the FTSE was directly ahead. Watch the Update's editor and our Global Head of Research show why he made that forecast -- and explain why the worst is likely not over for the UK stock market.
Updated: April 2, 2020
In January, an epic financial complacency reigned around much of the globe. Indeed, some previously poor-performing stock markets had turned in stellar 2019 gains. These two charts reveal what happened in one of those markets.
Updated: March 27, 2020
Swedish stocks are not a market you hear about often. Well, all the more reason to see how Elliott waves handled the recent crash -- and address a question about the objectivity of wave analysis that we sometimes hear. Watch our Head of Global Research explain.
Updated: March 23, 2020
A special market condition allowed our global analyst team to alert subscribers as early as last November: "Stock market indexes almost always fail to confirm one another during major transitions." Learn more by reviewing these two instructive charts.
Updated: March 19, 2020
At EWI, we look at 100+ market indicators to support our Elliott wave forecasts. Watch our Head of Global Research show you how the Sector Rotation Ratio in European stocks helped us warn subscribers of today's market woes well in advance -- and what this ratio says about the market today.
Updated: March 10, 2020
To be an independent investor and avoid making the same mistakes as the herd, you need to keep an eye on EWs and supporting indicators. Here’s a sentiment indicator used by Global Markets Strategist Brian Whitmer...
Updated: March 9, 2020
Did you know what back in 1987, before the DJIA lost 22% in one day it was already down 14% off the high? Watch our Head of Research apply this lesson in history to the recent price action in the Euro Stoxx 50, the pan-European index of 50 blue chips.
Updated: February 28, 2020
There is a chart pattern that only appears at one specific point in the trend: when the market has gone "too far, too fast." Watch our European Short Term Update editor show you this pattern in the German DAX -- and explain its implications.
Updated: February 24, 2020
On February 24, some European markets tumbled as much as 4%. Blaming coronavirus is a handy explanation for sure -- but take a look at what patterns of investor psychology were showing one trading day earlier. Then decide for yourself if it really was “coronavirus fears” that sent markets lower.
Updated: February 18, 2020
This eye-opening video goes beyond the financial markets. It hits at the heart of the question that bothers so many people today: Why does the "European experiment" appear to be failing? Watch our European Global Market Perspective contributor show you 10 charts you won't see anywhere else.
Updated: February 12, 2020
DB's stock is up big off the recent lows. Experts will tell you -- that's because this global behemoth has been restructuring. But see a more illuminating answer in this chart published in our European Short Term Update.
Updated: January 23, 2020
Some Elliott wave patterns you see every day. Others are less frequent. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor, Brian Whitmer, show you a developing pattern in European stocks -- and explain its implications.
Updated: January 17, 2020
Our fans often ask, "Can I apply Elliott waves to... [fill in the market name]?" The answer is always -- yes! Use them in any freely traded, liquid market. For example, watch our Interest Rates Pro Service contributor walk you through his recent call in Bunds, Germany's equivalent of the U.S. Treasury Bonds.
Updated: December 13, 2019
The year is wrapping up, so let's take a fly-over view of Europe. Watch as our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor shows you some eye-opening statistics -- and puts it in the all-important Elliott wave perspective.
Updated: December 10, 2019
When the crowd hops aboard a financial trend, it’s usually time to hop off. Now, the “ultimate” crowd plans to buy into a major global sector – and do so in an aggressive way. Is this a sign of an imminent reversal?
Updated: October 24, 2019
A healthy stock market depends on the health of its individual components. Watch as our European markets expert dissects the four components of the Stoxx 600, a pan-European stock market index -- and see a surprising picture emerge.
Updated: September 24, 2019
On Sept. 22, Britain's Thomas Cook, the world’s 2nd largest travel agency, collapsed. The 178-year-old brand blamed it on many factors: weather, terrorism, Brexit… But would you believe that Elliott waves foresaw the demise as early as 2017? See this unbelievable chart for yourself.
Updated: September 17, 2019
Since the start of this bull market in 2009, the London Stock Exchange Group's stock has done very well: It's up 20x, thank you very much. It's also up almost 100% over the past year. So, why worry? Watch this free video for an eye-opening answer.
Updated: September 10, 2019
The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to understand Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU, the drama that has unfolded since and the prospects for another "exit" in the UK that reveals just how deep the kingdom's divisions go.
Updated: August 8, 2019
Many investors believe that a company's stock price follows its “fundamentals.” However, that’s not always the case. The story of this international conglomerate tells the tale. Take a look at this chart...
Updated: July 18, 2019
In this episode of ETV, Murray Gunn -- EWI's European Short Term Update Editor -- teaches you about one Elliott wave pattern that can prepare you for explosive moves in your markets.
Updated: July 16, 2019
Many big financial institutions faced bankruptcy during the 2007-2009 crisis, and now -- a reminder of that turbulent time. A major global bank has been facing serious financial challenges -- and developments are only getting worse. Take a look at this chart and commentary from EWI's Global Market Perspective...
Updated: July 12, 2019
Something's happening in the global credit markets that has never happened before. For starters, the amount of negative-yield bonds has just hit an all-time high. Yes, bonds that you buy -- and pay the ISSUER for the privilege -- have never been more popular. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. For more, watch this 4-minute video by our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor, Brian Whitmer. You'll also discover what country just sold a 98-year bond at 1.2%... and what it all means.
Updated: June 19, 2019
There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update.
Updated: June 7, 2019
The 30 largest stocks of Europe's biggest economy are "dramatically outperforming the rest of Europe," goes a common opinion today. So, is there anything to worry about?
Updated: June 4, 2019
Elliott wave analysis is successfully applied to all equity markets around the globe. Learn how one of our global Elliott wave experts warned subscribers of "an impending change of direction" for a stock market sector...
Updated: May 31, 2019
EWI Head of Global Research Murray Gunn wraps up his recent 8-part series on the recent E.U. elections. Murray is based in London, where he has a ring-side seat for Europe's hot-button issues from a social-mood perspective.
Updated: May 24, 2019
This is Part 8 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a social-mood perspective. It's an eye-witness series you don't want to miss.
Updated: May 22, 2019
This is Part 7 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a social-mood perspective. It's an eye-witness series you don't want to miss.
Updated: May 17, 2019
This is Part 6 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a social-mood perspective. It's an eye-witness series you don't want to miss.
Updated: May 10, 2019
This is Part 5 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a social-mood perspective. It's an eye-witness series you don't want to miss.
Updated: May 3, 2019
This is Part 4 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a social-mood perspective. It's an eye-witness series you don't want to miss.
Updated: April 26, 2019
This is Part 3 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a social-mood perspective. It's an eye-witness series you don't want to miss.
Updated: April 17, 2019
This is Part 2 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a social-mood perspective. It's an eye-witness series you don't want to miss.
Updated: April 12, 2019
"The European project is under increasing pressure." From this side of the Atlantic, it seems that Brexit is the only complication to worry about. In reality, the issues jeopardizing Europe run much deeper and wider. In this 8-part series of short articles, EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn, who is based in London, documents everything he sees on the ground. Murray also puts his conclusions in a social mood, or socionomic, perspective. It's an eye-witness series you don't want to miss.
Updated: April 5, 2019
The April issue of Global Market Perspective is chock-full of incredible global market insights. See special sections on marijuana stocks around the globe and India's markets -- along with articles on Europe's QE efforts, junk bonds, and U.S. stocks.
Updated: April 2, 2019
What does Europe's recent poor economic data mean for the region moving forward? Find out in this article from European Short Term Update editor and Global Market Perspective contributor Murray Gunn.
Updated: March 27, 2019
In our research we've shown subscribers that throughout history, the one factor that has consistently preceded financial crises is the build-up of debt. This free excerpt from our monthly Global Market Perspective shows you the current debt picture in the EU -- and gives you a clear forecast.
Updated: March 8, 2019
Are stocks in Greece near a bottom? Some signs suggest, yes. Learn more in this excerpt from our March 6 European Short Term Update.
Updated: March 7, 2019
Our Global Market Perspective has noted that "we've seen some bizarre behavior among bond market participants in recent years, but the current thirst to buy [these] debt instruments wins the prize." Find out what the Global Market Perspective is talking about as you look at this revealing chart...
Updated: February 28, 2019
There may be no more dramatic example of social mood pushing around politics anywhere in the world today than in Europe. Mood created the EU and it now threatens to tear it apart. In this special report, European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer explains how events in Europe have expressed a developing trend toward negative social mood since 2000.
Updated: February 6, 2019
Here’s an index that had more than doubled in less than two years, when our analyst issued a very bearish forecast. Now see what he saw, in Chart of the Day.
Updated: February 6, 2019
In this excerpt from the just-published Global Market Perspective, European analyst Brian Whitmer follows up on his forecast for the global financial technology sector.
Updated: January 18, 2019
Watch our European market expert, Brian Whitmer, explain the time-saving simplicity of Elliott wave analysis. Market in focus: the Swiss SMI stock index.
Updated: January 11, 2019
Updated: January 10, 2019
With less than 3 months left before the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the nation is more divided than ever over Brexit.
Updated: January 3, 2019In this Global Market Perspective excerpt, contributor Brian Whitmer takes a hard look at four sectors: the pan-European Euro Stoxx 50 index, the Germany/Italy government bond spread, the euro, and the UK real estate market. See how Brian draws parallels with the 2008 financial crisis -- and prepare.
Updated: December 19, 2018
The European Central Bank is the latest to pursue a deflationary policy.
Updated: October 29, 2018
Germany’s DAX is Europe’s most important index, and October’s volatility gave us an important trend confirmation. Watch our European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, give more details.
Updated: October 3, 2018
European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touches on why today’s European financial markets are “180 degrees different” than they were 10 years ago, before the financial crisis.
Updated: September 28, 2018
Our European Market Analyst, Brian Whitmer, delivers a quick-fire analysis of a major European index in this must-see video. Brian’s analysis is fresh from the October issue of Global Market Perspective and shows a textbook setup, plus key price levels you should keep a close eye on.
Updated: August 8, 2018
The August European Financial Forecast delivers all-new insights on Brexit, the German economy and more. Editor Brian Whitmer delivers distinct insights on these topics, the clear Elliott wave patterns in British stocks and elsewhere in Europe.
Updated: July 2, 2018
…and it's hardly a surprise. Watch our European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touch on the fact that this news comes after DB's shares are down some 90%, and what else he is focused on in Europe right now.
Updated: June 27, 2018
You've probably heard of support and resistance levels. The price of this particular global index "has met a support shelf area for the third time since the February 9 low." Here's what it implies.
Updated: June 6, 2018
What's the one story in Europe that's on everyone's mind? Italy -- and in truth, editor Brian Whitmer has warned for years that the "sovereign debt crisis" is NOT over. So now that Italy's financial/political turmoil has put the crisis front and center again, you should read the analysis and see the charts that get you ahead of what's next in Europe.
Updated: May 16, 2018
"Sell in May and go away" -- to understand if it's a good idea to follow this investment adage this year, ElliottWaveTV sat down with Brian Whitmer, long-time editor of our monthly European Financial Forecast. Watch to get Brian's take on some of Europe's key stock markets and real estate.
Updated: May 9, 2018
In this May 2018 European Financial Forecast Sneak Peek, Brian Whitmer walks you through what's unfolding in European markets and what to expect over the course of the next month.
Updated: May 9, 2018
That's the question the BBC posed after Russia released an animated video featuring missiles headed toward Tampa. Are we in a new Cold War? Why can't the U.S. and Russia just get along? Discover a perspective you won't get from the mainstream in this conversation with Alan Hall on WOCA radio.
Updated: April 12, 2018
European markets have been choppy -- and market sentiment has seen wild swings, too. ElliottWaveTV sat down with Brian Whitmer, editor of our monthly European Financial Forecast, to get his take, check on the health of the EU credit markets -- and on the threat of "trade wars" going global.
Updated: January 17, 2018
With mood rising across Europe, stocks are following suit. Even Brexit is being talked about in less urgent terms. Yet, in this new interview with ElliottWaveTV, our European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, tells you why -- from his point of view -- this is not the time to relax.
Updated: December 20, 2017
A "double top" has formed in the chart pattern of a major global financial market. Our analyst shows a chart, spells out his analysis and then anticipates what's next.
Updated: December 14, 2017
This chart shows you an indicator that's absolutely critical to the direction of the euro, and the dollar -- namely, sentiment. The market's temperature, if you will...
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...
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.
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.
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.
Updated: August 25, 2017
Wipe out! That's what can happen when investors reach for yield in high-risk debt instruments. See a stunning European example.
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.
Updated: July 7, 2017
Global market charts you won't see elsewhere show "What" -- and What Not -- to Fear.
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.
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...
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.
Updated: June 6, 2017
See 3 global market charts that answer the question, Has Investor "Courage" Gone "Crazy"?
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Updated: April 19, 2017Brian 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.
Updated: April 17, 2017
Despite positive economic data coming out of Europe, Brian Whitmer explains that the recovery is mediocre at best.
Updated: April 6, 2017
Brian Whitmer, our Senior European Analyst, highlights the precarious position of European stock markets.
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...
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."
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.
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.
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.
Updated: June 16, 2016
Brian Whitmer explains why the ongoing struggle to keep the European Union afloat won't end anytime soon.
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.
Updated: May 20, 2016
Brian Whitmer talks about the implications of the upcoming Brexit vote.
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.
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.
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...
Watch the preview video that leads this month's Global Market Perspective publication. Learn what's covered in this month's issue.
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.
Today's episode focuses on Brexit and Beyond. On the heels of the historic vote, Elliott Wave International's Brian Whitmer dropped by the ElliottWaveTV studios for a quick interview and update on the state of the European Union and the European economies. Next up is another interview with Steve Hochberg and Pete Kendall, the co-editors of EWI's monthly Financial Forecast. They sat down with ElliottWaveTV to discuss the volatility that followed last Thursday's Brexit vote. The last feature is another interview with Jim Martens, the editor of Elliott Wave International's Currency Pro Service. He explains how he prepared his subscribers for the violent reversal and historic sell-off in the British pound.
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.
A look at sentiment and social mood across Europe as French voters head to the polls on Sunday to elect France's new president. Plus, learn why looking at the U.S. dollar, interest rates and politics are the wrong tools when trying to forecast the price action in gold. And this Canadian city this size is an ideal candidate to preview real estate trends in Canada and in the United States.
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."
Social mood translates into the tight race at the polls in the French election. In Europe, we're seeing bond market behavior that resembles what occurred before the credit crises in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Outlook for the British pound and currency markets following the UK's call for a snap election.
Updated: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.