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.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?"
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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."
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: September 25, 2020Elliott wave analysis suggests that the next few months could be quite historic for the British stock market, the economy and British pound. Our Head of Global Research (who is based in London) explains.
Updated: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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...
Jeffrey Kennedy talks about some of the easy techniques to help you spot high-confidence trade opportunities. European markets expert Brian Whitmer explains why hoarding cash in this type of deflationary environment is a natural reaction for many investors -- and there's not a whole lot central banks can do to stop it.
Today's episode focuses on Brexit and Beyond. On the heels of the historic vote, Elliott Wave International's Brian Whitmer dropped by the ElliottWaveTV studios for a quick interview and update on the state of the European Union and the European economies. Next up is another interview with Steve Hochberg and Pete Kendall, the co-editors of EWI's monthly Financial Forecast. They sat down with ElliottWaveTV to discuss the volatility that followed last Thursday's Brexit vote. The last feature is another interview with Jim Martens, the editor of Elliott Wave International's Currency Pro Service. He explains how he prepared his subscribers for the violent reversal and historic sell-off in the British pound.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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:Watch the preview video that leads this month's Global Market Perspective publication. Learn what's covered in this month's issue.