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(Video, 1:51 min.) Investing in Europe? 5 Critical Insights for Your Portfolio Now
A special 5-video event for internationally-diversified investors (May 20-27, elliottwave.com)

By Editorial Staff
5/15/2015 5:30:00 PM

Although the ECB’s been giving European banks more capital via its unprecedented 1-trillion-euro QE campaign, eurozone bank stocks peaked a year ago. What’s going on? Get answers with this special, free,  5-video event. Watch this intro by the event's host now.

Filed Under: diversification, Elliott wave, eu, euro, euro stoxx 50, euro/USD exchange rate, europe, european central bank, European debt crisis, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, forecasts, video, Video - Featured

Category: European Markets

EURUSD Regains Some Ground. Will It Last?
Elliott wave patterns in the world's most traded forex pair are already giving you a preview of the next move

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
5/13/2015 5:45:00 PM

While it was tempting to blame the euro weakness on "Greek concerns" on Monday (May 11), it's worth noting that Elliott wave patterns called for the weakness as early as previous Thursday (May 7). Here's what's happened since then.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, Elliott Wave trading, euro, europe, European debt crisis, forex, forex trading, Greek debt, technical analysis, technical indicators, U.S. dollar

Category: Currencies

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

Germany’s DAX Tumbles 3% -- And German Bonds FOLLOW
Stocks and bonds are "supposed" to move inversely, yet that’s not what happened in Europe this week

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
4/30/2015 4:45:00 PM

Stocks and bonds are "supposed" to move inversely, yet on April 29, Germany's DAX index, Europe's equivalent of the DJIA., fell 3% -- and German Bunds, Europe’s equivalent of the U.S. Treasuries, fell hard together with German stocks.

Filed Under: DAX, Elliott wave, euro, europe, european central bank, european markets, eurozone, Interest Rates

Category: European Markets

Why 2 of U.S. Dollar's Recent Bottoms Have 1 Thing In Common
In 2009 and 2014, a simple chart pattern enabled us to turn bullish the dollar, just in time for HUGE rallies. Learn to use this pattern now.

By Nico Isaac
4/17/2015 12:00:00 PM

In 2009 and mid-2014, mainstream analysis said the collapse of the U.S. dollar was beginning anew. One Elliott wave pattern, however, said it was coming to an end...

Filed Under: banks, central banks, Club EWI, diagonal, Elliott wave, Elliott Wave Education, Elliott Wave Theorist, euro, europe, Fibonacci, financial forecast, Interest Rates, U.S. dollar

Category: Trading Lessons

(Interview, 3:25 min.) ECB's Recent Actions Signal "Full-Blown Panic"
Learn why the ECB's growth outlook will prove to be way too optimistic

By Editorial Staff
3/20/2015 11:00:00 AM

Elliott Wave International's European Financial Forecast editor explains why QE is the European Central Bank's last-ditch attempt to turn Europe around.

Filed Under: Brian Whitmer, DAX, deflation, euro stoxx 50, europe, european central bank, european markets, interview, video

Category: European Markets

Exhibit A: Tesco, Or Why Good Deflation Doesn't Exist
In 2010, we identified the British supermarket chain Tesco's widely-praised cost-cutting initiatives as step one towards the inevitable: deflation

By Nico Isaac
3/20/2015 6:45:00 AM

Is the "good" kind of deflation really underway in Europe, as so many economists suggest? We have one word to answer with: Tesco.

Filed Under: charts, consumer confidence, deflation, Elliott wave, europe, european markets, financial forecast

Category: European Markets

(Video, 4:15 min.) In Europe, a Bizarre New World of Negative Bond Yields
Why we believe this "unprecedented" scenario has a very real precedent: Japan

By Nico Isaac
2/20/2015 3:45:00 PM

Negative bond yields have arrived in Europe! "Investors are paying for the privilege of lending to the most trusted borrowers." There is "no precedent," say the experts. Only there IS a precedent, and a big one.

Filed Under: banks, central banks, charts, consumer price index, debt, deflation, Elliott wave, europe, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, financial forecast, Interest Rates, Nikkei

Category: European Markets

(Interview, 4:12 min.) Swiss National Bank Didn't "Choose" Anything -- Market Chose for Them
Elliott Wave International's European Financial Forecast editor explains why the SNB cried uncle

By Editorial Staff
2/19/2015 3:45:00 PM

Here, EWI's European analyst, Brian Whitmer, tells you why the Swiss National Bank really decided to unpeg the Swiss franc from the euro -- and offers his take on when the "domino effect" from the decision will end.

Filed Under: Brian Whitmer, europe, european central bank, European debt crisis, european markets, interview, Swiss franc, video

Category: European Markets

Euro Bulls May Soon Have Their Day in the Sun
Our "Pro Service Outlook 2015" FREE video event introduces you to the near- and long-term forecast for the world's most popular FOREX markets -- and so much more

By Nico Isaac
2/18/2015 9:00:00 AM

As the euro clings to a fresh, 11-year low, we'd like to invite you to take an objective step back and evaluate how the euro got here in the first place...

Filed Under: central banks, Club EWI, crude oil, currency, diagonal, Elliott wave, euro, euro/USD exchange rate, europe, european central bank, eurozone, forex, forex trading, fundamental analysis, Gold, U.S. dollar, video

Category: Currencies

My Big Fat Greek Stalemate
And why bailouts 1 and 2 failed to jumpstart the Athens Composite Index in the first place

By Nico Isaac
2/11/2015 2:15:00 PM

Cue radical claim: Bailouts are not bullish for Greek stocks. Moreover, they actually helped us confirm early on that Greek stocks had entered a bear market.

Filed Under: bailouts, Bear market, charts, debt, Elliott wave, euro, europe, European debt crisis, european markets, eurozone, financial forecast, Greek debt, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Category: European Markets

All Eyes on Crude Oil
But who can really see where prices are headed?

By Nico Isaac
1/23/2015 11:45:00 AM

Crude oil rises ahead of the European Central Bank's stimulus proposal. Crude oil falls after the European Central Bank's stimulus proposal. Any questions!?

Filed Under: Bob Prechter, central banks, charts, crude oil, Elliott wave, europe, european central bank, eurozone, fundamental analysis, Prechter's Perspective, quantitative easing, video

Category: Energy

(Interview, 5:31 min.) "Swiss Move Validates EWI's Larger Philosophy"
EWI’s Chris Carolan offers his take on the implications of unpegging the franc

By Editorial Staff
1/16/2015 4:15:00 PM

Following the Swiss National Bank's unexpected decision to abandon its policy of capping the Swiss franc, Chris Carolan explains that the Swiss are recognizing the same types of danger that EWI has been talking about for a long time.

Filed Under: Chris Carolan, europe, european markets, interview, Swiss franc, video

Category: European Markets

The Swiss Central Bank Shocks the World
However, it wasn't nearly as shocking if you read this forecast, made last month

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
1/15/2015 12:45:00 PM

On January 15, the Swiss National Bank abruptly ended its three-year-long exchange rate target for the Swiss franc of 1.20 against the euro. The bank also cut interest rates (even more). However, the news wasn't a shock for everyone -- here's why.

Filed Under: currency, Elliott wave, euro, europe, european markets, safe haven, Swiss franc, Swiss Market Index (SMI), technical analysis

Category: Currencies

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

(Video, 3:37 min.) Are Terrorist Attacks BULLISH for the Stock Market?
The correlation between terrorism and markets is far less predictable than most people think

By Vadim Pokhlebkin
1/12/2015 4:45:00 PM

When you read the title of this story, your first thought probably was: "What a preposterous idea." And yet, someone looking at the market's apparent reaction last week might have thought exactly that.

Filed Under: CAC40, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Elliott wave, europe, investment decisions, investment strategy, investor psychology, S&P 500, terrorist attacks, video, Video - Featured

Category: Stocks

The REAL Reason the Euro Has Fallen to a 9-Year Low
Old fears about Greece and quantitative easing did not ignite the currency's new downtrend

By Nico Isaac
1/6/2015 4:15:00 PM

On January 5, the euro plunged to a nine-year low against the U.S. dollar. The reason why has nothing to do with Greek politics or a beefed up stimulus plan by the ECB...

Filed Under: banks, central banks, charts, currency, Elliott wave, euro, euro/USD exchange rate, europe, european central bank, european markets, eurozone, financial forecast, forecasts, Greek debt, Interest Rates, long-term trend, quantitative easing, U.S. dollar

Category: Currencies

Are You in The "Mood" To Predict the Future?
Attend the 2015 Social Mood Conference and learn from the world's leading social mood thinkers and practitioners -- face-to-face

By Nico Isaac
1/2/2015 3:15:00 PM

What do some of the biggest sea changes to the social, political, and financial landscape have in common? They were predicted by socionomics. Mark your calendars -- The FIFTH-annual 2015 Social Mood Conference is coming! 

Filed Under: Bob Prechter, Elections, Elliott wave, europe, eurozone, forecasts, marijuana, politics, popular culture, Robert Prechter, social mood, socionomics

Category: Socionomics

"Ukraine: Riskier Than Cyprus"
As early as December 2013, our analysis flagged Ukraine as the potential new hotbed of geopolitical instability

By Editorial Staff
12/18/2014 3:15:00 PM

This is a reprint of an article that appeared exactly a year ago in our monthly Global Market Perspective. This article gives you hints as to what to look for before the world goes through another geopolitical crisis at some point in the future.

Filed Under: Elliott wave, europe, european markets, European Union (EU), eurozone, social mood, socionomics

Category: European Markets

Why Greece's Stock Market Fell 13% in ONE Day... No, the REAL Reason!
The worst one-day collapse ever was not triggered by the snap election decision

By Nico Isaac
12/11/2014 5:00:00 PM

On December 9, Greece's stock market plunged 13% -- its "worst collapse ever." Knowing why the market crashed, however, is not the story being told by the mainstream media.

Filed Under: bailouts, charts, Elliott wave, europe, european markets, eurozone, fundamental analysis, Greek debt, Keltner channels

Category: European Markets

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