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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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?
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: January 11, 2019
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.
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, 2018The European Central Bank is the latest to pursue a deflationary policy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: July 7, 2017Global market charts you won't see elsewhere show "What" -- and What Not -- to Fear.
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.
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...
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.
Updated: June 6, 2017See 3 global market charts that answer the question, Has Investor "Courage" Gone "Crazy"?
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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, 2017Despite positive economic data coming out of Europe, Brian Whitmer explains that the recovery is mediocre at best.
Updated: April 6, 2017Brian Whitmer, our Senior European Analyst, highlights the precarious position of European stock markets.
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...
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."
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.
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.
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.
Updated: June 16, 2016Brian Whitmer explains why the ongoing struggle to keep the European Union afloat won't end anytime soon.
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.
Updated: May 20, 2016Brian Whitmer talks about the implications of the upcoming Brexit vote.
Updated: April 15, 2016Our monthly European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, explains why the current figures of credit demand bode problematic for European stocks.
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.
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...
Updated:Watch the preview video that leads this month's Global Market Perspective publication. Learn what's covered in this month's issue.
Updated:<p>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 <em>Financial Forecast</em>. 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 <em>Currency Pro Service</em>. He explains how he prepared his subscribers for the violent reversal and historic sell-off in the British pound.</p>
Updated:<p>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.</p>
Updated:<p>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.</p>
Updated:<p>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."</p>
Updated:<p>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.</p>
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.
Updated:<p>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.</p>