Please see " Principle" pages 46-47.
Wave "a" of this structure was itself an Expanding Flat.
Wave "c" was an Triangle. Please see EWP pages 36-39.
The DAX activity today is just part of the global stock market topping.
FTSE 100 (UKX) today made another post all-time high decline low. While this drop can still be counted as wave "4" down from the December - January rally, it is a little on the large size relative to the supposed wave "2". One more down day will shift the probabilities that this decline is wave "1" down of a new bear market.
In US trading the NDX made a new all-time high that was unconfirmed by all three main US stock indices an all secondary stock indices. It was confirmed by only the Technology sector ETF- XLK .
US stocks look like they could rally on 1/20/17 Presidential inauguration.
If there are clear signal I will have an SPX opening call post.
That is a valid alternate count. We could find out this week if it is the correct count.