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Goldman Sachs: Gold Prices Could Fall Below $1,000

By Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Gold PriceGold prices could plunge below $1,000 an ounce. At least, that’s the latest gold price forecast from Goldman Sachs commodity research headJeffrey Currie.“The risks are clearly skewed to the downside in this environment,” he told Bloomberg in a telephone interview on Tuesday. “There is a probability that the market trades below US$1,000 this year given our broader commodity view.” (Source: Goldman Sachs: This Could Send Gold Prices Below $1,000,. Read More

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE/UTX) Stock Drops 7.7% as Sales Plunge

By Wednesday, July 22, 2015

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE/UTX) cut its profits outlook for the second time in just over a month, saying there is weak demand in units making aerospace parts and Otis elevators.On Tuesday July 21st, the company reported second-quarter earnings above expectations. However, the company slashed its forecast for the rest of 2015. The slowdown in the Chinese economy is the major reason for the cut in the company’s outlook. (Source:. Read More

Should You be Worried About China’s Stock Market Crash?

By Friday, July 10, 2015

China Stock Market CrashChina’s stock market crashed 30% in the last months, and analysts are unsure whether this selloff is a temporary setback or if it spells doom for China’s economy. What the Shanghai Composite Index lost in market capitalisation over the last month is equal to 15 times Greece’s gross domestic product (GDP). (Source: Vox, July 8, 2015.)Despite the massive selloff, China’s stock market is still up more than 85%. Read More

Oil Prices: This Could Send Crude to $40.00 per Barrel

By Thursday, July 9, 2015

Oil Price Drop 40 BarrelDon’t look now, but $40.00 oil may soon become a reality.Crude oil prices skidded eight percent on Monday July 6th—the biggest single-day decline in more than three months—as oil oversupply fears continue to spread among investors.As investors try to sort out whether the global oil market has stabilized from a historic collapse, some elements suggest that the outlook for oil prices is only getting gloomier.Here’s why.China. Read More

This Chart Shows the World is on the Verge of an Economic Collapse in 2015

By Thursday, July 9, 2015

World on Verge of Economic CollapseWhile market commentators worry whether an economic collapse in Greece could trigger turmoil in financial markets, a slump in commodity markets may be signaling the world is already in a deep recession.The slump in the Chinese stock market and concern over the Greek debt crisis sent commodities towards multiyear lows. The S&P GSCI—an index which represents a diversified basket of commodities—has been down nearly 40% over the past year. Read More

Top 3 Oil and Gas Stocks to Watch in 2015

By Thursday, July 9, 2015

Oil and Gas StocksHaving recently plunged to the $52.00 per barrel level, oil prices are down more than 50% since last June. And the horizon doesn’t hold much promise with oil futures under $65.00 per barrel past 2020. That doesn’t mean the beaten down oil and gas sector doesn’t hold a lot of long-term promise. But to find the best oil and gas companies with the greatest upside potential, you’ll need to look. Read More

China Stock Market Bubble Begins to Burst, Losing 7.4% in One Week

By Friday, June 19, 2015

China Stock MarketChinese stocks sank again on Thursday, June 18. The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index plunged 3.7% while the Shenzhen Stock Exchange showed an equally large loss of 3.6%. In the two mainland stock exchanges, there were a total of 134 companies whose share price tanked the 10% limit.This has been a troubling week for the Chinese stock market. Weekly losses for the Shanghai Composite and the Shenzhen Composite were. Read More

China Manufacturing Slowdown: HSBC PMI 49.2 in May

By Tuesday, June 2, 2015

HSBC PMI ReportOn June 1, 2015, HSBC published its report on China’s Manufacturing PMI for the month of May. The index is posted at 49.2, slightly up from April’s 48.9, but it still indicates a contracting manufacturing sector. (Source: HSBC/Markit, June 1, 2015.)The Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, is an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector. HSBC’s index is constructed by surveying about 430 purchasing managers regarding business. Read More

Chinese Economic Collapse Imminent? How Investors Can Protect Themselves

By Monday, June 1, 2015

Chinese Economic CollapseThe benchmark Shanghai Composite Index cratered 6.5% last Thursday on news of a fund dumping several Chinese banks and the raising of margin requirements. But this doesn’t mean we are in store for a Chinese economic collapse. The Great Wall is not falling.Just like it was in 1987, 2000, and even more recently, Chinese stocks trading in mainland China have vaulted sky-high; driven by easy money, frenzied speculative trading,. Read More

China’s Stock Market: Why the Rally Will End

By Tuesday, May 26, 2015

China’s Stock MarketRecently, widely followed investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC that China’s bull market is just getting started. However, looking at the fundamentals, I wonder how long this bull market will last. (Source: CNBC, May 24, 2015.)Stock Market Flying HighThe stock market in China has been going up at a dramatic pace since July of last year. The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index jumped up more than 125% from 2,030. Read More

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