Chart Of The Day: Canadian Heavy Crude Falls To $19.81--"Down From $100 In 2011
7 Percent Crash Causes Emergency Shutdown Of Stock Markets In China For The 2nd Time In 4 Days
If there's one thing to take away from this year's developments in markets and economies so far, it's that they are all linked, they're all part of the same thing. If you can't see that, you're not going to understand what's happening.
The Economist is reporting in its upcoming January 9 print edition that Saudi Aramco, the Saudi state-owned oil company believed to be the world's most valuable company, might issue shares for the first time in its history.
Investors should focus on China's economy, not stocks ... there are some important reasons not to panic: China's stock market reveals very little about the health of the country's economy it's dominated by small savers who put more faith in specu
"2015 was unsually poor."
One of the (many) fascinating things about this latest global financial crisis is that there's no single catalyst. Unlike 2008 when the carnage could be traced back to US subprime housing, or 2000 when tech stocks crashed...
China's Economy Crumbling: Second Crash of 7 Percent Triggers "Emergency Shutdown of Markets"
Oil prices cratered to a 14-year low on Thursday.
It's all up to China tonight, and if early ETF indications are correct, today's US equity bloodbath is about to spill over right back into Chinese markets again, ...
Reflections on Value, Volume, Other Ideas
Global markets are facing a crisis and investors need to be very cautious, billionaire George Soros told an economic forum in Sri Lanka on Thursday.
The first trading day of 2016 was full of chaos and panic.
Ok to summarize - China has lost control of its currency (whether intentionally or not) and that is forcing carry unwinds en masse;
One of these bubbles is not like the others, one of these bubbles just doesn't belong... and yet still "officials" and talking-heads proclaim it cheap...
A lot of people were expecting some really big things to happen in 2015, and most of them did not happen. But what did happen?
Authorities buy shares, inject liquidity and extend selling ban in the wake of renewed stock turmoil
is now imminent. (NaturalNews) The global economy may be about ready to take a massive hit if a series of imminent crises converge in just the right - or actually just the wrong way.
On December 16th, 2015, Federal Reserve Officials announced that after six years of 0 percent interest, they would finally raise the Federal Fund Rate. The move was seen by many as an attempt to provide markets with a boost of confidence
The US Economy: Still on Track? ... Raw materials and goods need to be transported regardless of how modern or sophisticated an economy is. Every week the Association of American Railways ("AAR") posts a free report on rail volumes transported across
Stock prices around the world took a nosedive on Monday, January 4, 2016 - the first trading day of the year - signaling an ominous possible confirmation of what many experts have been predicting:
The Most Important Person in 2016 ... Forget the presidential candidates Fed Chair Janet Yellen is who you need to watch ...
Work less. Play more. Spend more. That's not how China managed to surpass Japan and become the world's second-largest economy in just one generation of fast growth.
It appears the FANTAsy stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Tesla, and Alphabet) are suffering this morning as investors choose not to rush to the safety of triple-digit P/E ratios amid the market's collapse.
Last year ended with a whimper on Wall Street. The S&P 500 was down 1% for the year, down 4% from its all-time high in May, and no higher than it was 13 months ago at the end of QE3.
The amount of debt that the governments of the world's leading economies will need to refinance in 2016 will be little changed from last year as nations make strides in cutting budget deficits to a third of the highs seen during the financial crisi
S&P 500 falls 2% as emerging shares drop more than 3% Brent rallies on Iran tension, yen rallies on haven demand
Switzerland will hold a referendum to decide whether to ban commercial banks from creating money.
One year ago, when looking at the 20 most popular stories of 2014, we were troubled by a recurring thread: "despite the just concluded 6th consecutive year of a rising S&P 500 - the longest such stretch since 1999 of what otherwise would be deemed op