FTSE 100: “Climbing an Icy Slope”
Updated: March 16, 2023Looking at the main British stock index going back to the 1980s, a "dramatic" Elliott wave price pattern becomes visible. The name of the pattern is ending diagonal. Learn more about it -- and the implications for the FTSE -- in this new video by our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn.
U.S. Money Supply Deflates 2% Annually (What That Means)
Updated: March 9, 2023This emerging story involves an imploding debt bomb, the threat of recession and even a developing deflation. These two charts help to convey the likelihood of a darker financial scene -- just ahead.
European Stocks: This 120-Year-Old Market Idea Is Highly Relevant Today
Updated: February 16, 2023One of the six tenets of the Dow Theory -- and R.N. Elliott was a fan -- says that the stock market "averages must confirm each other." In other words, if the DAX rises but the FTSE falls, or vice versa, it's a red flag. Here's why this insight is relevant today, explains European Short Term Update editor Murray Gunn in his new video.
Eurex Bund: Taking Elliott on the Road Less Traveled
Updated: January 24, 2023We often get asked if Elliott waves work in markets other than the major ones. The answer is a resounding yes. The waves track investor psychology, so anywhere you have a group of investors buying and selling, you'll see waves shaping the trends. Watch this quick wave lesson from our Interest Rates Pro Service analyst, Ivo Zhelev.
How to Know When 5 Waves Mean “STOP” or “GO”
Updated: January 23, 2023You may already know that trending moves develop in 5 waves, while countertrends have only three legs. But does every 5-wave move indicate the start of a new trend? There's a bit more to it, explains our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor, Murray Gunn, as he shows you a chart of EuroSTOXX 50, a pan-European 50-blue chip index, and explains what the waves show.
The ECB Is Hiking Rates Less! That's great... Wait, it's not?
Updated: January 20, 2023Ever think something is good news only to find out differently? In this excerpt from the January Global Market Perspective, EWI's Brian Whitmer looks at what happened in the past when the ECB stopped rate hikes and what happened to the stock market afterwards.
Natural Gas: Here’s What Happened After a “Double Top"
Updated: January 19, 2023Technical analysis looks at the behavior of a financial market itself. This contrasts with "fundamental" analysis, which examines factors outside of a market, i.e., news and events. Elliott Wave International favors technical analysis and this natural gas chart provides an example of why.
"Quiet markets tend to be trouble"
Updated: January 17, 2023Recent investor optimism (and low volatility) over different asset classes -- forex, commodities, and precious metals among them -- has caught the eye of our Global Market Strategist, Brian Whitmer. Watch Brian give this and other highlights from the new, January issue of Global Market Perspective in this video.
Major Fed Myth: Debunked
Updated: December 29, 2022Many financial-market observers believe that central banks set the trend of interest rates. You may be surprised to learn that this is not so. Let's explore the relationship between rates set by the market and rates set by these two central banks.
Market Trek: German DAX vs. Sentiment
Updated: December 21, 2022In Germany, consumer confidence has often diverged from the stock market trend, giving you a "preview" of things to come. Watch Market Trek host Brian Whitmer walk you through the German DAX stock index to show how today's confidence figures are lined up and explain why 2023 may be a "wild ride." (Brian's global destination today is Thailand.)
Germany's DAX Reclaims Bull Territory: Will the Comeback Story Continue?
Updated: December 15, 2022In late November, Germany's DAX index set a new milestone: It met the requisite 20%-plus rally of a new bull market. Here's the clincher: the DAX gains occurred despite a boatload of bearish data. As recent history shows, the DAX defying its "fundamental" script seems to be more the rule, than the exception to it.
Market Trek: What You Didn't Know About "Inverted Yield Curve"
Updated: December 15, 2022You've heard about "inverted yield curve," the condition when shorter-term bond yields are higher than longer-term yields. It's commonly used to forecast a recession. But watch Market Trek host Brian Whitmer walk you through the yields in 2- and 10-year U.S. Treasuries and German Bunds to point out a few important nuances of this indicator. (Brian's global destination today is northern Thailand.)
Even Higher Inflation? Hmm … Maybe Not
Updated: December 8, 2022Some observers say that high inflation will be with us for a considerable time longer. But the evidence suggests that this view might be off the mark. Here are some key insights.
Wirecard's Collapse: If Scandal Was the Cause, It Should've Come Down Long Ago
Updated: December 7, 2022On December 8, former Wirecard CEO Markus Braun will stand trial for his role in the collapse of the now bankrupt German tech giant. But we have damning evidence that something else other than a team of corrupt executives may have caused the company's downfall... read on.
4 Things to Watch Closely in the New European Financial Forecast
Updated: December 1, 2022Watch our monthly European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, give you several key highlights from the new, December issue in this video.
One Chart, High-Confidence Message: "Lower"
Updated: November 7, 2022Sometimes, you glance at a market chart and your heart skips a bit -- because the message is SO clear. Watch our Global Market Perspective contributor Murray Gunn highlight a chart from the new, November issue.
4 Highlights from Our New European Financial Forecast
Updated: November 7, 2022Watch our monthly European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer gives you 4 highlights from the new, November issue in this video.
The Biggest Issues Facing Europe Are...
Updated: October 20, 2022There are lots of problems for European investors to worry about right now. But if there was one in particular that 'kept you up at night, what would it be?' Watch our Head of Global Strategy, Murray Gunn, answer this question in this new interview.
Europe’s Energy Sector: “The Lehman Moment Just Arrived”
Updated: October 20, 2022Many people remember the collapse of Lehman Brothers about 14 years ago, and now, another "Lehman moment" has arrived in Europe. It's happening in the energy sector. Here's some of Elliott Wave International's analysis.
Here’s Why This Bear Market is a “Global Story”
Updated: October 18, 2022Financial market liquidity is contracting and this likely portends a financial "crash" that may be global in scope. Are you prepared? Here's how to get insights into how we got here, what's next and how to prepare.
Highlights: Our New European Financial Forecast
Updated: October 4, 2022Investors are coming back to the beaten-down sectors that they think are hitting a bottom. Watch our monthly European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touch on these and several other highlights from the new, October issue.
A View from London: Is Today's Debt Burden Sustainable?
Updated: October 4, 2022Historically, major recessions have occurred when debt levels became unsustainable. But what does that mean? Watch our October Global Market Perspective contributor Murray Gunn touch on that in the new video.
German DAX: Using Golden Ratio (.618) to See What’s Next
Updated: September 23, 2022When an Elliott wave pattern develops, internal waves often relate to one another by a Fibonacci .618 ratio, a.k.a. the Golden Ratio. Watch our Head of Global Research apply this idea to the current wave picture in the German DAX stock index to project the next move.
Home Prices: How Much Trouble Are You In?
Updated: September 15, 2022This 8-page report shows you where global real estate trends are headed. If you own a home or are thinking about buying, you owe it to yourself to see these one-of-a-kind insights. Read it FREE now.
Highlights: Our New European Financial Forecast
Updated: September 8, 2022Watch our monthly European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer give you three highlights from the new, September issue in this video.
Will Another “Great Depression” Start in Europe?
Updated: September 7, 2022Many people know about the "Great Depression" of the early 1930s. However, most of those are likely unaware that this calamity started in Europe before arriving in the U.S. Is history set to repeat? Review these two charts.
Elliott Wave Triangle: Classic Setup, Classic Outcome
Updated: August 25, 2022You've seen those moments on a chart when the price first swings wide, then less so, then even less... until -- boom! -- the market explodes higher or lower. Watch our European Short Term Update editor Murray Gunn show you how to spot an Elliott wave triangle on a chart using the DJ Greece Stock Index.
U.S., Europe, Asia, Dollar: 4 Market Charts You Won't See Anywhere Else
Updated: August 22, 2022After 30 years, our Global Market Perspective remains one of our most popular monthly publications. Enjoy 4 short excerpts from the new, August issue: our quick take on markets in the U.S., Europe and Asia, plus a look at the U.S. Dollar.
Market Trek: Why Has EUR Been So Weak? Think in '8s'
Updated: August 12, 2022There is a curious 8-year cycle in the euro's strength and weakness. And now that it's near parity with the U.S. dollar, it's worth talking about a curious pattern in the dollar's bouts of strength, too. Watch your Market Trek host Brian Whitmer show you a couple of eye-opening charts with big implications for global stability. (Brian's destination today is Madrid, Spain.)
Central Banks: Big Change Ahead
Updated: August 8, 2022At a recent press conference, the ECB President Lagarde said, "...we are not offering forward guidance of any kind." That's a huge change in central banks' modus operandi, and it has a lot to do with the strength of the U.S. dollar, says our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn -- watch.
"One day, EU will refuse to subsidize weaker EU economies"
Updated: August 5, 2022What if investors refuse to buy certain bonds? The ECB has the answer! But what if the ECB's bond schemes are doing more harm than good, as seems to be the case with Germany? Watch our European Financial Forecast editor touch on these topics and investor pessimism as he gives you a preview of the new, August issue.
Boris Johnson Resigns?<br />Markets Say, "Yawn"
Updated: July 11, 2022Mainstream finance says that political turmoil leads to market turmoil. But what if it's the markets that predict political turmoil instead? See this chart of the UK Gilt bonds and decide for yourself. (Posted in our July Global Market Perspective 6 days before Boris Johnson's resignation.)
Ah, Snap! Here’s What Snap Inc.’s Action is Likely Signaling
Updated: July 7, 2022Watch the price action of social media stocks for a high-confidence clue about what's ahead for the broader market. Let's hone in on one such stock and the phrase "air-pocket."
FTSE-100 vs. Commodities: What’s the Trend?
Updated: July 6, 2022The British FTSE-100 has shown relative outperformance this year, largely because the stocks inside the index are tied to commodities. Watch our Head of Global Strategy show you how to use Elliott waves to spot and forecast the trend in both markets going forward.
European Stocks: 15 Indicators Are Suggesting a Low
Updated: July 1, 2022Six months of relentless sell-off (on top of war... on top of rising interest rates...) will make a skeptic out of any investor. Yet, every bear market has its rallies. Watch our European Financial Forecast editor give you a preview of the new, July issue -- and explain what he's watching for the signs of a bottom.
Tech Stocks and the Dot-com "Echo"
Updated: June 14, 2022History may not repeat but it often rhymes. Learn how this applies to the stock market's technology sector. Here are "four early casualties of the tech reckoning."
In Real Time: See Why & How Elliott Trend Channels Work
Updated: June 14, 2022Economist and EWI analysis Murray Gunn shows the Elliott Wave channeling technique that anticipated the end of a decade-plus uptrend in Ashtead Group -- see it for yourself.
Global Markets: “Flash Crashes” and “Air Pockets” Everywhere
Updated: May 31, 2022A curious picture emerges when you plot European stocks, bonds, EUR/USD and cryptos on the same chart. Watch our Global Market Strategist show you the side-by-side comparison and explain the implications.
Do "Flash Crashes" Really Come Out of the Blue?
Updated: May 13, 2022"Black swans" or "flash crashes" are sudden market moves that shock just about everyone. However, when you watch market price patterns, you can often anticipate a sharp move ahead, in both directions. Watch our European Financial Forecast Service editor explain what to look for. (DJ Norway Stock Index in focus.)
Stock Markets: “What Happens When the Dip Keeps Dipping?”
Updated: May 10, 2022Millionaire investors recently revealed what they would do if the stock market continued to decline. Find out what they said -- plus, look at two graphs to help you decide if their planned strategy is sound.
London Stock Exchange … Stock: Predicting the Collapse of a “Parabolic Rise”
Updated: April 19, 2022Sometimes, the upward trajectory of a stock's price seems to defy gravity. Learn how our Global Market Perspective called attention to one such stock and what followed.
Britain's Marks and Spencer: 5 Waves Up Marked the Spot
Updated: April 8, 2022Markets progress in a basic pattern of 5 Elliott waves in the direction of the main trend and 3 waves against it. So, spotting the end of a wave 5 is key information. But how? Watch our European Short Term Update show you how he applied Elliott waves to a chart of Marks & Spencer plc during the stock's recent rally -- and the subsequent 46% sell-off.
European Stocks: True Bottom in, or Just a Bear Market Rally?
Updated: April 1, 2022A lot of European investors are asking the question in the headline right now. Watch our European Financial Forecast editor give you a preview of the new, April issue as he touches on the recent price action in the stock of the London Stock Exchange and nickel.
European Stocks Are Down, But Don't Rush to Blame the War
Updated: March 11, 2022Real market forecasting attempts to predict the next move before the news, even without any news. Watch our Head of Global Strategy walk you through the chart of Germany's DAX index to show how Elliott waves were ahead of the recent sell-off -- and before the Russia-Ukraine war.
Russia vs. Ukraine: How to Predict an Invasion Using the Stock Market
Updated: March 9, 2022Russia's invasion of Ukraine is just the latest chapter in the country's military resurgence during its 14-year bear market. Discover how EWI analysts used Russia's primary stock index to foresee not only the recent incursion but also Russia's invasions of Georgia in 2008 and Crimea in 2014 in this review of real-time commentary from the past 15 years.
Our New <em>European Financial Forecast</em>: Sneak Preview
Updated: March 8, 2022You hear a lot about NATO in the news lately. Watch our European analyst Brian Whitmer touch on how NATO's strength correlates with social mood and how the alliance might fare in a bear market -- and tell you what else he covers in the new, March European Financial Forecast in this preview short video.
How Will Russia-Ukraine War Impact the Stock Market?
Updated: March 2, 2022We answer that question differently than anyone else. For a historical perspective, see the stock market's surprising price action surrounding four major wars. These four charts lead to a conclusion that upends conventional wisdom and reveals the value of using war to anticipate the market's moves.
Is War Negative for the Stock Market?
Updated: March 1, 2022Many stock-market observers attribute price action to news or events. But, have you noticed that prices sometimes go up on bad news and plummet on good news? Here's the real driver of the stock market's price movements.
When Russia's Stock Market Tanks, Its Tanks Rumble
Updated: February 25, 2022When a war breaks out, financial commentators often ask, "What does the war mean for the trend of the stock market?" But no one asks ahead of time, "What does the trend of the stock market mean for the prospects of war?"
Europe: Will Banking Sector Outperform in 2022?
Updated: February 11, 2022The expectations that the ECB will raise interest rates suggest to many that the EU's banking sector will do well this year. Watch our Head of Global Research walk you through an Elliott wave chart of Deutsche Bank, whose shares have risen lately, to give you the answer.
Europe: “Major stock indexes are alone”
Updated: February 10, 2022While the most speculative shares topped weeks or months ago, the major stock indexes are holding up. Which group will have to "catch up"? Our European Financial Forecast editor answers this question, touches the credit markets, and explains why asking, "How will stocks react if Russian invades Ukraine?" is precisely backwards.
Global Investment Strategists Prefer This Region – Should You Follow?
Updated: February 9, 2022Goldman Sachs took a poll of global financial professionals and here's the equity region they believe will outshine the others in 2022. Elliott Wave International remember a similar juncture back in 2020. Here's what history suggests...
Russia vs. Ukraine: See One Indicator That Predicted the Invasion a Month in Advance
Updated: February 8, 2022When you plot the history of wars on a stock market chart, it becomes clear that wars tend to break out "in the midst of or shortly after a bear market." With that in mind, look at the Elliott wave picture in Russia's RTS Index.
EuroSTOXX 600: Revisiting a Recent Forecast -- And Looking Ahead
Updated: January 27, 2022On January 5, our European Short Term Update showed subscribers an Elliott wave contracting triangle pattern and said, "We're on alert for a top." Take a look at what happened next -- and watch the editor Murray Gunn explain where European stocks may go from here.
EuroSTOXX 50: One Way to Label This Chart You May Not Have Considered
Updated: January 14, 2022An Elliott wave contracting triangle is a price pattern that often forms in a corrective wave 4 position -- meaning, a big move in wave 5 comes next. However, a variation of the triangle called a "running triangle" offers additional possibilities. Watch our European Short Term Update editor walk you through a chart of the pan-European index of 50 stocks and explain the implications.
“The Most Dangerous Pattern in Finance” Foretells a “Major Contraction”
Updated: January 13, 2022This chart shows the development of a "dangerous pattern" which is "inherently unsustainable." Get the insights that you need so you can prepare for what is likely ahead.
DAX: From Extreme Complacency to Extreme Fear… and Back to Complacency
Updated: January 13, 2022You see a curious pattern when you plot investor and consumer sentiment on a stock market chart. Watch our Global Market Strategist walk you through several current sentiment readings as they relate to Europe's flagship stock index, the German FAX.
Germany’s DAX vs. Consumer Confidence: We’ve Seen This Before
Updated: December 17, 2021Usually, consumer confidence follows the stock market. But sometimes, it leads -- like it did back at the historic 2007 stock market peak. Watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor show you what today's picture in German consumer sentiment suggests for the DAX and beyond.
Euro: Look at This Head & Shoulders Chart Formation
Updated: December 16, 2021The classic "head and shoulders" chart formation can help investors anticipate big price moves in financial markets. Here's the "head and shoulders" measuring formula and a 2021 example of how it was applied.
New, December European Financial Forecast: Sneak Preview
Updated: December 3, 2021Normally, stocks peak first, and consumer sentiment follows -- but in Germany, the two have reversed -- why? Also, what does the anxiety in the forex market say about the wave structure of the broader market? Watch our European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touch on all of that in this short video.
How to Get a Handle on Mass Psychology in Global Financial Markets
Updated: November 22, 2021Investor psychology is the same everywhere around the globe. Get insights into the basic path which global investors follow in moving from extreme pessimism to extreme optimism and back again.
See 3 Ways to Measure FTSE-100 And What It Shows
Updated: November 12, 2021"Stunning." That's how our European Financial Forecast editor describes the picture that emerges when we price British stocks in nominal terms, Producer Price Index, and gold. Watch now to understand the implications.
Market Trek: "Crash Setup" 2008 vs. 2022
Updated: November 9, 2021Just as "history never repeats but rhymes," markets often behave very similarly to how they acted at previous key junctures. Watch our Market Trek host Brian Whitmer show you 2 side-by-side charts of the Euro Stoxx 600 index to make this point -- and to forecast what's next. (Brian's destination today is Vietnam.)
Our European Financial Forecast: In the New Issue
Updated: November 5, 2021What happens if you quote British stocks in producer prices and gold? Why have UK stocks been underperforming on the global scale? Why are some 40% of European IPOs underwater? Watch our Global Market Perspective contributor Brian Whitmer touch on all of that in this short video.
Why Some Sectors of “Green” Investing May “Disappoint”
Updated: November 4, 2021Demand has been running high for so-named "ESG" debt, or "Environmental, Social and Governance." Yet, looking at the equity side of "green" investing, there may be trouble ahead for this ETF. Here's why.
UK 10-Year Bond Yields: Classic Elliott Wave Lesson
Updated: October 14, 2021U.S. Treasury yields aren't the only ones that have been rising. Just like here in the U.S., you can find a lot of "fundamental" explanations for the moves in UK bonds. But watch how an Elliott wave pattern warned of these developments as the recent push up was just starting.
The Stock Market's "7-Month Topping Process"
Updated: October 13, 2021Stock market bottoms are usually sharp and fast -- think the March 2020 bottom. Tops, by contrast, are drawn-out affairs. Watch our Global Market Strategist walk you through a series of charts in U.S. and European markets to see why this is relevant today.
Swiss Market Index: An Elliott Wave Turning Point So Accurate You'll Rub Your Eyes
Updated: October 8, 2021"Ratio analysis" reveals how one wave in a trend can anticipate a coming wave, with absolutely stunning accuracy. EWI's European Short Term Update editor Murray Gunn shows you a real-time example that recently unfolded in the Swiss Market Index.
Here’s What Really Sets Interest Rates (Not Central Banks)
Updated: September 30, 2021Many investors believe that central banks control interest rates. However, there's overwhelming evidence the Fed and others follow, not lead. Whom or what do they follow? See for yourself.
Will China’s Crackdown Send Bitcoin’s Price Tumbling?
Updated: September 28, 2021China's stern measures toward cryptocurrencies is all over the news. Should this be a "no brainer" bitcoin sell-signal? Before answering, review this.
S&P 500, Euro Stoxx 600: “Surrendering to the Rally”
Updated: September 15, 2021"History doesn't repeat, but it rhymes," goes a saying often contributed to Mark Twain. In our 40+ years in the business, we've seen a lot of these "rhymes" -- watch our monthly Global Market Perspective contributor show you what the recent price action in S&P 500 and Euro Stoxx 600 reminds him of.
Why a Financial “Panic” May Be Just Around the Corner
Updated: September 14, 2021The next financial panic may be just ahead, according to an indicator which may be overlooked by many investors. Let's review the history of this indicator -- plus, see what it's showing now.
CAC-40: How Wave Guidelines Fine-Tune Your Forecast
Updated: September 10, 2021Elliott wave analysis has three strict rules and a handful of guidelines -- and it's the guidelines that can often help you add more precision to your forecast. Watch our Head of Global Strategy show you how by looking at the French CAC-40 stock index.
France’s CAC 40: (Fibonacci) 21 Years to Nowhere
Updated: September 9, 2021French stocks hit an all-time high of 6,945 back in 2000 -- and have gone sideways since. How does this "excruciating" period fit into the Elliott wave picture? Our European Financial Forecast editor explains.
Why a Global Fund-Manager Favorite May Start to Flounder
Updated: August 2, 2021Global fund managers have ramped up their equity allocation in a major region of the world that had formerly been a laggard. Those who are considering jumping on the bandwagon may want to review this chart first.
Cryptos: What the “Bizarre” World of Non-Fungible Tokens May Be Signaling
Updated: June 15, 2021Has investor psychology reached a manic peak? Well, some people are willing to fork over millions for pictures that they can see but not touch. Here's more on the bizarre world of non-fungible tokens.
Elliott Wave Perspective: Why Investors Lost “Appetite” for Deliveroo
Updated: June 2, 2021An April financial headline said, "London Needed A Win. Instead It Got Its Worst IPO In History." Get the details and learn why "weakness" may extend beyond the IPO market.
Germany’s DAX: “What Happens When the ECB’s Money Pump Stops?”
Updated: May 13, 2021Central banks have continued to "stimulate" despite a rebound in global economic growth. Central bank "liquidity injections" are prompted by an optimistic mindset. Yet, what happens when that mindset begins to shift toward pessimism and "the money pump stops?"
German DAX vs. CoCo Bonds: Tracking One to Forecast the Other
Updated: May 10, 2021Contingent convertible bonds -- or CoCos -- are something that every investor should keep an eye on. Watch our Global Market Perspective contributor Brian Whitmer explain why as he shows you the European equivalent of the DJIA, Germany's DAX stock index.
Independent Scotland = Market Crash?
Updated: May 6, 2021Scotland's independence is again a hot topic in Britain, with many observers saying that a break-up of the union would be bad for the country's financial markets. For a different look at causality -- i.e., chicken vs. the egg -- watch our Head of Global Strategy show you the current Elliott wave setup in EURGBP and FTSE.
How to Use “Ecstatic” Investor Psychology to Your Advantage
Updated: April 29, 2021In December, our Global Market Perspective identified this market as "wildly overpriced." See what has happened since as you look at this chart.
Europe’s STOXX 600: “At a Pivotal Point”
Updated: April 23, 2021The only question is, which way is it likely to pivot -- up or down? On that, our European Short Term Update editor Murray Gunn has a clear answer. Watch.
2021: Likely "Most Significant Year EVER" for Financial Markets
Updated: April 16, 2021It's fast becoming a hazy memory, but back in June 2007, a couple of Bear Stearns hedge funds collapsed. You probably remember what happened next... Watch our European Financial Forecast editor explain why this year's market juncture might prove just as pivotal.
See This “Anatomy of a Bursting Bubble”
Updated: April 9, 2021The highly specific rules and guidelines of the Elliott wave model help you to establish high-confidence forecasts. See how a forecast for "a near 50% sell-off" worked out in this global financial market. Take a look at these two charts which depict an "Anatomy of a Bursting Bubble."
Russian Stocks (RTS): "A Very Interesting Setup"
Updated: April 8, 2021Triangles are one of the most reliable Elliott wave patterns of market psychology. You only see them in very specific parts of the trend. Watch our European Short Term Update editor explain triangle's implication for the next move in Russia's RTS stock index.
What to Make of This Rush into Global Equity Funds
Updated: March 24, 2021When stock market fear is nearly absent and investors are frantically pushing the "buy" button, watch out. Here's what's going in 2021 versus the start of 2020 -- right before "the fastest 30% sell-off ever."
EuroSTOXX 50: A “Swift, Potentially Severe” Move Ahead?
Updated: March 12, 2021One of the most reliable Elliott wave patterns of market psychology is called "ending diagonal." When you see one, you better be ready. Watch our European Short Term Update editor explain what this pattern, visible in European stocks right now, suggests next.
European Banks: 14 Years of Decline... Long Enough?
Updated: February 12, 2021The European banking sector has been in a decline for 14 years. By now, most investors would be giving up ... and probably are. But what about Elliott wave investors? Watch our European Short Term Update editor explain why there may be "a light at the end of the tunnel."
Europe: Take a Look at Emerging Trends
Updated: February 9, 2021As we wrap up "one of the strangest months in market history," says our Global Market Strategist in this new video, it's time to look ahead. Watch Brian Whitmer show you several highlights from his latest research report.
Historic Global Financial Crisis? “Puzzle Pieces” Will Soon Fit into Place
Updated: February 4, 2021Many people yawn at the mention of "global debt." However, this is no time to be cavalier about the prospects of another financial crisis. One major North American newspaper describes this nation's debt dilemma as "alarming." Across the Atlantic, a major country is also piling up debt at a stunning rate. Get the details.
“The Changing World Order in 2021”
Updated: February 3, 2021On January 12, our Head of Global Research Murray Gunn gave a presentation a MoneyShow virtual workshop highlighting "overlooked opportunities" around the globe. We recorded Murray's entire 40-minute presentation -- and here it is. Watch Murray walk you through a series of stunning charts to explain why 2021 may indeed present us with a "changing world order."
Here’s Why Blind Contrarianism Failed in 2020
Updated: January 12, 2021Does Elliott wave analysis and "contrarian" investing make good bedfellows? Sometimes. Indeed, quite often. Yet, not always. Get the insights you need to know.
Are Covid Lockdowns Bullish or Bearish for Stocks? FTSE 100 in Focus.
Updated: January 7, 2021Is there a relationship between covid lockdowns and the performance of stocks? Before you say yes, let's closely examine a major global equity index to find out. Take a look at this revealing chart.
Here’s What the Relative Strength Index Reveals About the Euro Stoxx 600
Updated: December 29, 2020It takes independence of mind to go against the prevailing market sentiment. Recently, the sentiment has been one-sided toward this major global stock market index -- going from one extreme to another quite rapidly. Here are the details.
Winter Solstice and Stock Market: Is There a Connection?
Updated: December 22, 2020The global stock market sell-off on December 21 was widely blamed on the new COVID-19 strain. But, did you realize that it was also the Winter Solstice? Before you brush it off, watch our Head of Global Research show you what stocks have done around this time of year during the 4 of the past 5 years.
Global Tipping Point: “Good” Debt Vs. “Bad” Debt (Which is Winning?)
Updated: December 17, 2020Global debt has skyrocketed in 2020. Credit which is tied to production can add value to an economy. However, much of today's debt is counter-productive. Get the insights that you need to know so you can prepare for what may be a historic debt deflation.
STOXX Europe 600 Index: Let’s Play a Simple Math Game…
Updated: December 11, 2020Take a number; any number. Now take another one. Add them up. Next… well, we’ll let our Head of Global Research give you the rest of this fun little math game. Suffice it to say that at the end, you end up with a precise Fibonacci ratio, which has lots of relevance to the next move in EU stocks. Watch.
How This Bellwether Global Market Mirrors 2007
Updated: December 3, 2020In a major global market, the extreme financial optimism of 2007 has been exceeded in 2020. Across the ocean, another "all-time record" has been reached. Get the details.
CAC 40: Revisiting Rue Quincampoix
Updated: November 13, 2020The word "millionaire" was first created around 300 years ago on Rue Quincampoix in Paris, France. That's where money-printing inflation created illusion of wealth -- before the inevitable deflation took hold. Today, the French CAC 40 index holds a clue suggesting if another brush with deflation is ahead.
FOMO: It’s Back
Updated: November 9, 2020Germans are known to be frugal. But this year, new stock investments by German savers have soared. From the conventional standpoint, that's a bullish sign. But what about from an Elliott wave perspective? Our Global Markets Strategist explains using the charts of the DAX and DJIA.
Free On-Demand Presentation -- Divided Election: What the Heck Is Going On with 2020?
Updated: November 6, 2020If you want to make sense of a year in which seemingly nothing has made sense, then check out this special presentation.
German Stocks: “… on the brink of a very dramatic decline”
Updated: October 27, 2020The strong recent decline in Germany's DAX has many investors worried -- after all, the DAX is Europe's equivalent of the DJIA. Now see how a simple Elliott wave price formation guideline -- first discovered by R.N. Elliott almost 100 years ago -- warned of the DAX's bearish opportunity as early as October 14. Our European Short Term Update editor explains.
German 5-Year Bonds: “Simple” Elliott, Clear Results
Updated: October 27, 2020You may know that all Elliott wave patterns fall into two categories: impulses and corrections. On a chart, impulses look strong and directional; corrections are choppy and overlapping. See our Interest Rates Pro Service analyst apply this (and other) knowledge to forecast what's next for Germany's bond yields.
Global Banking: Some Sectors Look as “Precarious as Ever”
Updated: October 13, 2020Some sectors of the global financial system appear to be on shaky ground. Central bank assistance has fallen short and investors need to prepare for what may be ahead.
Junk Bonds: The Numbers Are, "Frankly, Stunning"
Updated: October 13, 2020High-yield bonds are on a tear. 2020 is shaping up to be a monster year for junk bond sales. But all this investor optimism about low-grade debt is actually a dangerous sign. Our Global Market Strategist explains.
How to Blend Elliott Waves with "Head & Shoulders"
Updated: October 9, 2020You've heard of the "Head & Shoulders" price pattern. Here's how to look at it from an Elliott wave perspective -- our European Short Term Update editor explains using the chart of EuroSTOXX 50, a pan-European stock index.
Beware of This “Crocodile” of Debt Deflation
Updated: October 8, 2020The specter of a global debt deflation looms large. This chart shows “a highly unusual situation which is probably unsustainable.” Take a look for yourself.
"Rates Down, Stocks Up"? Myth … <em>Busted</em>!
Updated: October 6, 2020A prominent global financial publication recently said that "equity investors should raise a glass to low rates." Of course, the presumption behind that view is that low rates means higher stock market prices. But, does the evidence show this to be the case? Here's what investors need to know.
Why This Could Be a "Very Bleak Winter for the U.K."
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.
This Price Pattern in German Bonds Is Worth Noting
Updated: September 25, 2020You've heard that, "When stocks go up, bonds go down -- and vice versa." That's debatable, but see how a simple Elliott wave pattern already shows you what's likely next for Germany's government debt. Our Interest Rates Pro Service analyst explains.
Global Stock Markets: Keep Your Eye on This Remarkable “Divergence”
Updated: September 24, 2020Divergent behavior in related financial markets often portends trend changes. One such “divergence” has been unfolding for more than 20 years. Get the details.
The Connection Between Stocks and the Economy is Not What Most Investors Think
Updated: September 15, 2020Would you like to know what the health of the economy will be like months ahead of time? This rarely discussed "economic indicator" has a history of serving as a useful guide. See for yourself.
When It Comes to News vs. Markets, It's Not "What" -- It's "When"
Updated: August 27, 2020At 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.
This Global Financial “Horror Story” Is Still Being Written
Updated: August 6, 2020Why do many investment pros fail to generate superior investment performances – no better than most amateurs? Here are some insights – along with two instructive charts.
“Junk” Is Hot Again – Despite Warning Signs
Updated: July 30, 2020Global 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.
Why You Should Expect “Price Deflation” Just Ahead
Updated: July 9, 2020Our 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."
Markets "Make No Sense"? Try Elliott Waves (Parts I & II)
Updated: July 2, 2020Mark 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.
Wirecard AG: Why the Collapse Was... in the Cards
Updated: July 2, 2020Successful 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.
Europe: Forget Brexit -- Meet "Quitaly"
Updated: June 25, 2020Britain'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.
Severe Debt Deflation: Why These 5 Nations Are Most at Risk
Updated: June 15, 2020Deflation 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.”
"349.22: The Key to the Puzzle"
Updated: June 5, 2020Bull 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.
Russia: How Financial “Complacency” Morphed into “Crisis”
Updated: June 2, 2020In 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.
Euro-Sterling: What to Expect into Summer
Updated: May 21, 2020EURGBP 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.
(Not a Typo) "Europe Has Been in a Bear Market for 20 Years"
Updated: May 8, 2020It'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.
How this “Popular Bull-Market Strategy” Can Backfire – Big Time
Updated: April 28, 2020Many 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.
British Stocks: See Why the "Drama Is Not Over"
Updated: April 9, 2020On 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.
Europe’s Best-Performing 2019 Market: a Harsh Lesson in Complacency
Updated: April 2, 2020In 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.
Just How "Subjective" Is Elliott Wave Analysis?
Updated: March 27, 2020Swedish 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.
Why Global Investors Should Pay Attention to “Non-Confirmations”
Updated: March 23, 2020A 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.
From "Gung-ho" to "Cautious": How Sector Rotation Data Helps You Spot Trend Changes
Updated: March 19, 2020At 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.
Europe: "Volatility goes viral."
Updated: March 10, 2020To 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...
EU Stocks: How Simple Highs and Lows Help You See What's Next
Updated: March 9, 2020Did 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.
This Elliott Wave Pattern Should Make Your "Heart Flutter" -- See Why
Updated: February 28, 2020There 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.
Why Monday's Sell-Off in Europe Was No Surprise
Updated: February 24, 2020On 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.
Why Does Europe Seem Like Such a Basket Case Right Now?
Updated: February 18, 2020This 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.
Deutsche Bank: Up 40%, But Don’t Rush to Thank “Restructuring”
Updated: February 12, 2020DB'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.
European Stocks: A Rare Pattern, a Clear Forecast
Updated: January 23, 2020Some 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.
German Bunds: A Foreign Market, a Familiar Pattern
Updated: January 17, 2020Our 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.
European Markets: "Exactly what we would expect…"
Updated: December 13, 2019The 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.
Why the Future Looks Precarious for This Global Technology Index
Updated: December 10, 2019When 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?
European Stocks: Look at "Parts" to See the "Whole"
Updated: October 24, 2019A 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.
How to Spot a 178-Year-Old Firm's Collapse… 2 Years Ago
Updated: September 24, 2019On 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.
See Why This Key Stock Is at a "Very Precarious Juncture"
Updated: September 17, 2019Since 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.
To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos
Updated: September 10, 2019The 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.
How "Fundamentals" Failed This Major Global Corporation
Updated: August 8, 2019Many 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...
This Price Pattern Can Prepare You for Swift Moves
Updated: July 18, 2019In 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.
A Big Bank with Big Troubles: Financial Crisis 2.0?
Updated: July 16, 2019Many 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...
Would You Lend YOUR Money... for 98 Years, at 1.2%?
Updated: July 12, 2019Something'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.
“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.”
Updated: June 19, 2019There 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.
Germany's DAX: 2 Stunning Charts You Won't See Elsewhere
Updated: June 7, 2019The 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?
End of a Trend… Then a 93% Plunge
Updated: June 4, 2019Elliott 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...
How to Find Opportunity in a Fragmented Europe
Updated: May 31, 2019EWI 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.
A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 8
Updated: May 24, 2019This 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.
A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 7
Updated: May 22, 2019This 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.
A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 6
Updated: May 17, 2019This 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.
A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 5
Updated: May 10, 2019This 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.
A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 4
Updated: May 3, 2019This 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.
A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 3
Updated: April 26, 2019This 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.
A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 2
Updated: April 17, 2019This 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.
A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 1
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.
April Global Market Perspective: Full of Must Read Articles
Updated: April 5, 2019The 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.
Eurozone - Rotten to the Core
Updated: April 2, 2019What 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.
Europe: Borrowing to Spend
Updated: March 27, 2019In 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.
Greek Stocks: "A kick-off for revival?"
Updated: March 8, 2019Are stocks in Greece near a bottom? Some signs suggest, yes. Learn more in this excerpt from our March 6 European Short Term Update.
"Outright Insanity" on Display in the Global Bond Market
Updated: March 7, 2019Our 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...
The Slow European Dissolve: Social Mood and the EU
Updated: February 28, 2019There 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.
"From Fintech to Train Wreck"
Updated: February 6, 2019Here’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.
Have FinTech Stocks Hit a Low...or Will the Train Wreck Get Worse?
Updated: February 6, 2019In this excerpt from the just-published Global Market Perspective, European analyst Brian Whitmer follows up on his forecast for the global financial technology sector.
A Simple 5 Can Be Almost Shocking in its Power
Updated: January 18, 2019Watch our European market expert, Brian Whitmer, explain the time-saving simplicity of Elliott wave analysis. Market in focus: the Swiss SMI stock index.
This One Chart Speaks Volumes About the Current Health of European Stocks
Updated: January 11, 2019
Brexit Jitters? Ask the Market
Updated: January 10, 2019With less than 3 months left before the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the nation is more divided than ever over Brexit.
Batten Down the Hatches
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.
Europe Embarks on Deflation
Updated: December 19, 2018The European Central Bank is the latest to pursue a deflationary policy.
Markets Just Got “Exciting” (That's a Good Thing)
Updated: October 29, 2018Germany’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.
Europe: 10 Years After Lehman: What’s Changed?
Updated: October 3, 2018European 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.
A Textbook Setup in a Major Index
Updated: September 28, 2018Our 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.
EU Stocks, Brexit & "Trade Wars"
Updated: August 8, 2018The 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.
Deutsche Bank Fails "Stress Test"
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.
For Stocks, the Line in the Sand Has been Drawn
Updated: June 27, 2018You'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.
Sneak Peek: European Financial Forecast --June 2018
Updated: June 6, 2018What'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.
From UK to Germany to France: A Pan-European View
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.
Sneak Peek: European Financial Forecast -- May 2018
Updated: May 9, 2018In 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.
"Why Would Putin Want to Nuke Florida?"
Updated: May 9, 2018That'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.
EU Stocks: What Do Wild Sentiment Swings Say About the Trend?
Updated: April 12, 2018European 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.
European Bonds: Next Shoe to Drop?
Updated: January 17, 2018With 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.
Global Perspective: What This "Double Top" Strongly Suggests
Updated: December 20, 2017A "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.
Here's Why the U.S. Dollar Bears Shouldn't Get Too Comfortable
Updated: December 14, 2017This 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...
Big Red Flag for This Major Global Market
Updated: December 4, 2017The 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, 2017In 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, 2017Right 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, 2017In 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.
Europe: How Bond Investors Get Wiped Out
Updated: August 25, 2017Wipe out! That's what can happen when investors reach for yield in high-risk debt instruments. See a stunning European example.
The Euro, European Stocks & More: How to Spot a Hot Opportunity
Updated: August 15, 2017Right 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.
Real Threats, Real Markets: GMP Preview Looks at "What to Fear"
Updated: July 7, 2017Global 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, 2017As 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, 2017As 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, 2017When 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, 2017See 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, 2017True 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, 2017One 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, 2017Charts 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, 2017According 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!
Germany's Stock Market & the French Election
Updated: April 24, 2017On 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, 2017Many 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, 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.
Europe: The Glass is Not Half Full
Updated: April 17, 2017Despite 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, 2017Brian Whitmer, our Senior European Analyst, highlights the precarious position of European stock markets.
GBPUSD: Imagine It's Early 2016
Updated: April 6, 2017Imagine 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 I Like a Practical Approach to Trading"
Updated: January 24, 2017European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, tells you why financial bubbles occur so regularly -- and what he means by a "practical approach to trading."
What's Next for the Russian Bear?
Updated: November 22, 2016The 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.
Post-Brexit EU: Stocks, Bonds, Politics – and Social Mood
Updated: July 22, 2016Brian 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, 2016On 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 Dominos Have Been Falling for a Decade
Updated: June 16, 2016Brian 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, 2016On 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, 2016Brian Whitmer talks about the implications of the upcoming Brexit vote.
European Stocks: Here's What the Mainstream Overlooks
Updated: April 15, 2016Our 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, 2016In 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.
Greek Debt Crisis: "Too late to prepare now"
Updated: June 30, 2015Brian Whitmer, editor of European Financial Forecast, has been preparing his subscribers for the Greek crisis for a while. Here are his latest thoughts...
Global Market Perspective Publication Preview - October 2018
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Brexit and Beyond
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.
Europe, Metals & Energy – New Forecasts & Analysis
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.
French Election: Socialism, Bull & Bear Markets -- and Social Mood
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.
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.
European Markets, Risky Stocks & Viewer Mailbag
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."
European Politics & Social Mood
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.
Trading With Elliott & Deflation Update
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.