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Henk-Jan Pijper

Financial Markets Analyst

Henk-Jan has long been fascinated by the dynamics of financial markets and the influence of psychology on the behaviour of financial practitioners. He joined ECR Research in 2011 as a chart-technical specialist, using his vast experience to provide a balance with the fundamental research techniques also employed here. Among others, Henk-Jan is the main author of the ‘Technical Trend Outlook’ report. In 2002, Henk-Jan graduated in Economics for Rotterdam’s Erasmus University and specialised in Financial Markets and Investments. He additionally read Financial Economics both at Hofstra University, New York and Uppsala University. He went on, in 2004, to work as a trader for an internationally recognized hedge fund, before starting up his own successful business trading derivatives. He developed a strong reputation for high potential trading /investment strategies based on behavioral, technical and quantitative tools. In 2019, he successfully completed the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) Program - the preeminent, global designation for practitioners of technical analysis.

Recent Publications

The Nikkei-225 index is very stretched on multiple timeframes; time for a pause in Japan?

Thursday, 29 February 2024
The near-term upside potential for the Japanese benchmark index seems rather limited. Concretely, a plausible scenario to us is a temporarily price peak somewhere in the week(s) ahead, followed by a multi-month corrective phase..

Just a small dip in the bull run or the start of a larger US stock market correction?

Thursday, 15 February 2024

A number of bearish triggers warn that at least a pullback in the S&P 500 index is in the cards..

Monthly Chart Pack - February 2024

Tuesday, 13 February 2024

Our chart-pack contains the most relevant macroeconomic graphs in one place, clearly structured and organized for a wide range of economic and financial market indicators and analytical content. Additionally, we provide regional and country level data as well as international comparisons to allow you to contrast financial and macro indicators across countries.




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