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Global Recession: These Two Leading Indicators Confirm It’s Almost Here

By Friday, October 2, 2015
Global_RecessionThe economic-related statistics being released on an almost daily basis are gruesome…and the chances of a global recession are becoming imminent. How bad is global trade? Talking numbers, between 1983 and 2008, on average, global trade grew at about six percent per year. Now this rate is down to just three percent. Here’s something else worth mentioning: this year the World Trade Organization (WTO) is expected to reduce its forecast .

Global Economy: If Only China Was the Biggest Problem

By Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Global EconomyFor months, I have written in these pages about how the slowing global economy would wash ashore to America and infect our own companies. I posted repeated charts in Profit Confidential that showed leading indicators like the Baltic Dry Index and copper prices were collapsing, foretelling of poor economic conditions ahead. And wouldn’t you believe some of my own analysts ridiculed me in face of what was once the booming .

Global Economy: Why It Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better

By Friday, August 28, 2015
Global EconomyChina is in deep trouble. Economic activity in the second-biggest economy is plunging and it looks like the situation is only going to get worse. The Caixin Flash China General Manufacturing Purchasing Mangers’ Index (PMI), an indicator of manufacturing activity, now stands at 47.8—the lowest level in more than six years. (Source: Markit Economics, August 21, 2015.) A PMI below 50 means contraction in the manufacturing sector. This year, the .

Exchange Traded Funds: 2 ETFs to Profit from China’s Economic Growth

By Friday, August 28, 2015
Exchange Traded FundIn a country where the annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate could be eight percent, its stock market should be a good place to invest, right? Well, according to the portfolio strategy research team at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), China’s economic growth will come back in the final quarter of this year. Moreover, the country’s growth rate is expected to accelerate to an annualized rate of eight .

Economic Collapse: Billionaire Jim Chanos Has a Dire Warning for Chinese Investors

By Monday, August 24, 2015
Jim Chanos Shares Dire WarningConcerns over the Chinese stock market have accelerated a massive sell-off in the global equity markets. Despite the growing fear, short seller Jim Chanos thinks that investors may still underestimate the stock market collapse in the world’s second-largest economy. During an interview on CNBC’s Fast Money: Halftime Report, Chanos of Kynikos Associates described the latest crash in the Chinese stock market as worse than it appears. (Source: CNBC, August 24, .

Stock Market Crash: China Could Spark an Economic Collapse in 2016

By Friday, August 21, 2015
China Stock Market CrashAfter a colossal stock market crash in June, many analysts are worrying that China is on the brink of an economic collapse. Panic is setting in as the country experiences a dramatic slowdown in exports and growth. A recession in China would precipitate crises across the world, drawing an eerie parallel to the U.S.-led contraction during the last decade. After markets collapsed in 2008, we often heard the phrase, “the .

Oil Price Forecast: Citigroup Says Oil Prices Could Crash Another 20%

By Thursday, August 20, 2015
Oil-Price-ForecastOil prices could come under serious pressure towards the end of the year if a recent bounce back in prices holds for the next few months, potentially falling as low as $32.00 per barrel. At least, that’s the opinion of Citigroup energyanalyst Seth Kleinman. On Wednesday, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) dropped by more than 4.8% a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The commodity closed the trading session .

Ron Paul: Federal Reserve Won’t Hike This Year

By Monday, August 17, 2015
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The global economy is so fragile that the Federal Reserve may not be able to raise interest rates later this year as many economists expect. At least, that’s according to former U.S. Congressman and three-time Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. “She’s under the gun,” Paul told CNBC’s Futures Now last week. “I could be wrong, but I don’t think they are going to raise interest rates.”

Marc Faber Says China’s Yuan Devaluation is “Meaningless”

By Monday, August 17, 2015
Marc FaberThe Chinese economy is in a recession and could be on the verge of an economic collapse in spite of the cheerleading from authorities. At least, that’s the opinion of renowned market analyst Marc Faber. “Have you ever seen a government that doesn’t lie? I haven’t,” the editor and publisher of the Gloom, Doom, & Boom Report said during a discussion on the latest move by the Chinese central bank .

Marc Faber: U.S. Recession is Coming

By Friday, August 14, 2015
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The Chinese economy is nowhere near growing at the rates government officials are claiming. That could result in a global stock market crash and even a recession for the U.S. economy. At least, that’s according to renowned financial commentator Marc Faber. During an interview on Fox Business Network’s Risk & Reward, the publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report discussed the upcoming recession. (Source: 

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