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(Interview, 4:51 min.) Deflation: It's Been a Stealth Move
Elliott Wave International’s European Financial Forecast Editor discusses deflation

By Alexandra Lienhard
9/21/2015 11:30:00 AM

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

Filed Under: CAC40, DAX, deflation, diversification, Elliott wave, europe, European debt crisis, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, FTSE, inflation, interview, monetary policy, volatility

Category: European Markets

New Interview: "Is Europe going higher? -- Yes. For now."
Our European intraday stocks analyst tells you about market opportunities in the region

By Alexandra Lienhard
7/20/2015 4:00:00 PM

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

Filed Under: DAX, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, eu, europe, european markets, Fibonacci, FTSE, interview, Swiss Market Index (SMI), technical analysis, technical indicators, trade targets

Category: European Markets

True or False: FTSE 100 Surges on Election Results?
See how a bottom in the FTSE was evident BEFORE the election votes were in

By Nico Isaac
5/11/2015 5:30:00 PM

"FTSE 100 Surges After Poll Results," writes a May 8 news source. But the election outcome wasn't the only factor that inspired a sudden surplus of market bulls...

Filed Under: charts, Elliott wave, europe, european markets, FTSE, fundamental analysis

Category: European Markets

UK Election Results Shouldn’t Be a Surprise
FTSE 100 up 16%+ in past four years, sets new all-time high, Conservatives stay in power

By Editorial Staff
5/8/2015 2:00:00 PM

So the pollsters told us that the UK election was a dead heat. They were dead wrong. Our tools anticipated the outcome without polling a single person. Stock market, not polls, key to understanding result -- here's why.

Filed Under: Elections, FTSE, sentiment, social mood, socionomics

Category: Socionomics

European ETFs: A Bright Light in All the Darkness
While it's been a tough year for many European investors, ETF investors (especially those using the Elliott wave model) have more to cheer about

By Nico Isaac
1/14/2015 3:00:00 PM

"2014 was a truly amazing year for the [exchange traded fund] industry." We'd like to add: Especially for those ETF investors using the Elliott wave model.

Filed Under: CAC40, charts, Chris Carolan, DAX, deflation, Elliott wave, euro, europe, european markets, eurozone, Fibonacci, FTSE, Keltner channels, technical analysis

Category: European Markets

British FTSE 100: “Chaotic”? Hardly
How a classic Elliott wave pattern warned you of a rally – and a top – in the FTSE

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
5/30/2014 5:30:00 PM

British stocks have had a jolly rough year so far. Put more bluntly, they’ve been a pain in the arse for investors. (Pardon my French.) This chart tells you why...

Filed Under: Bank of England, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, european markets, European Union (EU), FTSE, technical analysis

Category: European Markets

The Eurozone's Second Largest Economy Goes Nowhere
Paris property prices tumble for the first time since 2009

By Bob Stokes
5/15/2014 5:15:00 PM

France is the home to so much history that most visitors find a wealth of things to do and see. But these days, one thing you won't find in the eurozone's second largest economy is...

Filed Under: CAC40, DAX, Elliott wave, eurozone, FTSE

Category: European Markets

Protect Your Health Along with Your Wealth
Epidemics have often followed severe stock market declines

By Bob Stokes
2/21/2014 5:00:00 PM

Epidemic disease is often associated with severe bear market declines. See an example from history, which shows a stock market price pattern that could have a parallel to today.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, FTSE, Robert Prechter, social mood, U.S. STOCK MARKET

Category: Stocks

Hey, FTSE 100 Pundits, Take a (Rate) Hike
Many believe that there’s a consistent correlation between a rise in bank rates and a fall in the Footsie – but it’s not so

By Nico Isaac
8/15/2013 6:45:00 PM

When the FTSE 100 plunged in its biggest single-day drop in two months on August 15, the usual experts looked no further than the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street, otherwise known as the Bank of England. More specifically, when the Bank of England increases interest rates, the Footsie falls; ergo, a rate cut triggers a FTSE rally. Right?

Filed Under: Bank of England, europe, european markets, financial forecast, FTSE, Interest Rates, monetary policy

Category: European Markets

(Video) Huge Sell-Off in FTSE 100: What a Third Wave Looks Like
Third waves are the strongest and fastest parts of a five-wave Elliott wave sequence.

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
8/15/2013 4:45:00 PM

To those familiar with Elliott wave analysis, the phrase "worst intraday fall" sounds like a third wave -- the strongest and fastest part of a five-wave Elliott wave impulse.  Watch this free video to understand more about the FTSE’s sharp drop on August 15.

Filed Under: Bank of England, Bear market, DAX, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, european markets, FTSE, Swiss Market Index (SMI), technical analysis, trade targets

Category: European Markets

(Inside Look) The FTSE's Long History of Peaking Prior to Major Tops in the Dow
From the July 2013 Financial Forecast

By Steve Hochberg and Pete Kendall
7/1/2013 1:15:00 PM

(From the July 2013 Financial Forecast) Sometimes looking intently at other key indexes can provide insights into the potential for the U.S. stock market. This is particularly true in the current environment in which so many differing markets are positively correlated.

Filed Under: Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), financial forecast, FTSE

Category: Stocks

The FTSE's Fall: Will It Be Just a Footnote? (Update)
Only those who saw the beginning of the move can identify its end

By Nico Isaac
6/20/2013 12:45:00 PM

In late May, the media frenzy over the FTSE 100's uptrend was akin to commotion over Kate Middleton's (the Duchess of Cambridge) baby bump. And while the the royal heir's gender was still unknown, the mainstream financial experts were pretty darn certain about the stock market's identity – a bouncing baby bull.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, europe, european markets, financial forecast, FTSE, fundamental analysis, momentum

Category: European Markets

UK Banks: Back on Solid Ground?
Our chart of the FTSE 350 Banks Index is only the beginning of the discussion

By Nico Isaac
6/7/2013 3:15:00 PM

In May 2013, Britain's top five banks announced that they will meet capital levels required by the Bank of England without having to sell shares. "This is confirmation that the capital debate is over," began one news source. "The funding problem in the UK is over." So, are they right?

Filed Under: Bank of England, banks, Elliott wave, europe, financial forecast, FTSE

Category: European Markets

A Wall-to-Wall Selloff in European Bourses
European Short Term Update used Elliott wave analysis to anticipate the reversal

By Nico Isaac
5/23/2013 4:15:00 PM

On Thursday, May 23, the ticker tape of European stock markets resembled the jumbotron scale on the weight-loss reality TV show The Biggest Loser -- one triple-digit number after another. Unlike the TV show, however, the sharp stock market declines were not a sign of improving health. According to one news report, brokers across the pond went on a 24-hour damage control assuring their "investors to keep calm, carry on, and don't panic."

Filed Under: CAC40, DAX, Elliott wave, euro stoxx 50, europe, european markets, eurozone, FTSE, Nikkei, U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed)

Category: European Markets

The UK Avoids Recession. Proof Positive of Recovery?
And why taking the experts at their word may not be the safest decision.

By Nico Isaac
4/25/2013 5:00:00 PM

In the morning hours of April 25, the UK financial community was a picture of Hunger Games-like angst. Huddled masses stood around the Office for National Statistics, waiting nervously to hear whether the name -- Britain -- would be drawn to participate in a highly dreaded recession.  

Filed Under: credit crisis, europe, european markets, financial forecast, FTSE, great depression, recession, U.S. STOCK MARKET

Category: European Markets

European Markets: Are 'Happy Days Here Again'?
Page one of The European Financial Forecast: A chart of Euro Stoxx volatility reveals if a drop in fear means a rise in stocks.

By Nico Isaac
3/7/2013 10:15:00 AM

When the 2007-2009 financial crisis nearly unravelled the global economy, many investors hid under their virtual beds, and parked the bulk of their wealth in safe-haven products. Now it's 2013, and a recent Wall Street Journal article describes an almost emboldening epidemic affecting the world's market participants known as "fear fatigue."

Filed Under: DAX, europe, European debt crisis, european markets, financial forecast, FTSE, sentiment, VIX, volatility

Category: European Markets

A Fundamental Lesson from Italy's Recent Political Deadlock
European Financial Forecast uses Elliott wave analysis -- not election results -- to identify the near-term stock index trends on the Continent.

By Nico Isaac
2/27/2013 5:30:00 PM

On Feb. 26, Italy's much-anticipated Parliamentary Election ended in an impasse, when dark horse candidate/comedian Beppe Grillo earned enough votes to prevent the two leading parties from gaining a majority. In the immediate aftermath of the election, European stock markets took a synchronized leap south in single-day declines from 1.5% to 5%. On that day, the mainstream experts were unanimous: Italy's election outcome flat out bearish...

Filed Under: Bob Prechter, CAC40, DAX, Elliott wave, euro stoxx 50, europe, european markets, eurozone, FTSE, fundamental analysis, Prechter's Perspective, Robert Prechter, social mood

Category: European Markets

Starry-Eyed Surprise: The Economy Does Not Lead Stock Markets
This chart of four critical UK economic indicators sends a powerful message about the Continent's key stock markets.

By Nico Isaac
2/21/2013 5:30:00 PM

Conventional economic wisdom says economic indicators drive stock market trends. If the economic news of the day -- employment, manufacturing, home sales, etc. -- is positive, then "Joe Pundit" says that's why stock prices rallied. If those numbers are negative he says that's why prices fell. Case in point, the following news stories regarding the recent performance in London's FTSE 100:

Filed Under: DAX, economic indicators, Elliott wave, europe, european markets, eurozone, FTSE, fundamental analysis, Prechter's Perspective, Robert Prechter

Category: European Markets

European Stocks: EuroStoxx 50 Shows a Topping Picture
The recent weakness in European stocks was expected

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
1/30/2013 5:15:00 PM

The news reports from Europe on January 30 said that European stocks took a hit after the release of weaker-than-expected U.S. GDP number for the 4th quarter of 2012. Yet Elliott wave patterns in the EuroStoxx 50, pan-European index of the continent's 50 largest stocks, are showing that the recent rally has been on its last leg for a while.

Filed Under: AEX, CAC40, DAX, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, european markets, FTSE

Category: European Markets

The Most Noteworthy Takeaway from the 2013 World Economic Forum
A perfumed outlook doesn't mean the economy passes the smell test

By Bob Stokes
1/29/2013 5:30:00 PM

Harsh economic realities versus the disconnected and extreme economic optimism at Davos should serve as an alarm. But the World Economic Forum is not the only place where economic optimism is in overdrive. Get an independent perspective on global markets and economies.

Filed Under: all the same market theory, CNBC, debt crisis, economic indicators, Elliott wave, european central bank, European debt crisis, eurozone, FTSE, Greek debt, International Monetary Fund (IMF), sentiment

Category: Global Markets

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