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“The Outlook For The Global Economy Has Deteriorated”: Oil, Copper And Lumber Are All Telling Us The Next Economic Downturn Is Here

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Oil, copper and lumber are all telling us the exact same thing, and it isn’t good news for the global economy.  When economic activity is booming, demand for commodities such as oil, copper and lumber […]

The Next Big Catalyst for Stocks/Commodities / CLIF DROKE / 26 OCTOBER 2016 We’re about to enter that time when financial commentators offer up their best guesses as to what investors can expect in the Near Year. It always makes for fun reading, but it also never fails to disappoint. Instead of engaging in that tired exercise in futility, investors would do […]

Corporate Bond Defaults Hit Highest Rate Since Financial Crisis / By Jeff Cox, CNBC • July 15, 2016 Corporate bond defaults have just crossed an ominous milestone. Fully 100 companies have defaulted on debt, 50 percent more than for the same period in 2015 and the highest level since 2009, according to S&P Global Ratings. Low oil and commodity prices, along with financial market volatility in the […]

Great Graphic: Is the CRB Index Rolling Over?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / March 28, 2016 / by Marc Chandler This Great Graphic, created on Bloomberg, depicts the CRB Index, a basket of commodity prices. The technical picture has deteriorated, and the price action in the coming sessions is particularly important […]

The Financial Crisis Of 2016 Rolls On – China, Oil, Copper And Junk Bonds All Continue To Crash

Never before have we seen a year start like this.  On Monday, Chinese stocks crashed once again.  The Shanghai Composite Index plummeted another 5.29 percent, and this comes on the heels of two historic single day crashes last week.  All of this chaos over in China is one of the factors that continues to push […]

Annual Forecast 2016 / Stratfor / 01/04/2016 With old geopolitical realities resurfacing across Eurasia and commodity prices stuck in a slump, 2016 is shaping up to be an unsettling year for much of the world. A logical place to begin is the country that bridges Europe and Asia: Turkey. This is the year when Turkey, nervous but more politically coherent […]

What Comes After The Commodities Bust? / by Leonard Brecken via, on 01/05/2016 10:57 The days of E&P companies using external debt financing to fuel growth have most likely come to a close. The one thing executives should have learned in 2015 is that Wall Street can for long periods of time remain disconnected from fundamentals and can swing to extremes. […]

Top 10 Energy Stories of 2015 / ROBERT RAPIER via / 12/28/2015 Introduction As I have done for several years now, I like to close out the year by highlighting the top stories in the energy sector. The 2015 list was challenging, because so many of the stories are interrelated. Commodity prices continued to plummet, but oil, natural gas, and coal prices fell for […]

With Stock At 15-Year Low, Freeport Co-Founder Walks Away With $80 Million Golden Parachute / by Tyler Durden on 12/29/2015 20:30 “He is the last of the old-time wildcatters,” Mike Madden, managing partner of private-equity firm BlackEagle Partners LLC says of departing Freeport-McMoRan executive chairman James R. Moffett, who is stepping down after falling commodity prices helped push the company’s shares to their lowest levels of the 21st century. […]

Commodity Prices Fall To Lowest Level Since The End Of The Great Recession (WTI Crude LOWER) / by Anthony B. Sanders • December 25, 2015 According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), The Great Recession ended in June 2009. However, commodity prices have declined to their lowest levels since the end of The Great Recession. West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil price is now LOWER than at the end of The Great […]