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Global Economic Collapse 2016

By Thursday, October 8, 2015
Global_Economic_CollapseGlobal Economy to Collapse in 2016? Are fears of a global economic collapse too gloomy? Not if you’ve been paying attention to all of the economic data that has been coming out over the last number of years. Sure, perma-bulls have been finding misguided solace in rising stock market valuations, but the mirage of global growth is starting to melt into thin air. Investors can only ignore real economic data .

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 .

Economic Collapse: Marc Faber Says This Should Terrify Investors Everywhere

By Friday, September 18, 2015
Economic collapseThe Federal Reserve’s reckless monetary policies have created a colossal asset bubble, which could trigger a stock market crash and global economic collapse in 2016. At least, that’s the opinion of famed market commentator Marc Faber. In an interview with CNBC on Wednesday, the editor and publisher at The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says central banks shouldn’t have pushed interest rates to the current artificially low levels. Excessive money .

5 Reasons Why the Global Meltdown is Just Getting Warmed Up

By Thursday, September 3, 2015
Global Stock Market CrashLate last year I wrote an article suggesting the U.S. could enter a depression in 2015. To some it sounded farfetched at the time. After all, the stock market was at record highs and investors remained bullish. But it seemed to me that all the economic evidence pointed to a U.S. financial crisis. I think the same conditions are in play. In fact, I think the global meltdown is just .

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 .

Shocking: South Korea Exports Crash Most Since 2009

By Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Economic CollapseWhile most people are obsessing over China’s stock market crash, a more pressing concern is the decline of global trade. There are two major exporters, both of them in East Asia, whose exports have fallen dramatically from month to month. It is a devastating blow to the world economy, and one that could very well tip us into a full-blown economic collapse. In recent years, China, Japan, and South Korea .

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 .

Gold Prices to Skyrocket as Global Uncertainty Rises?

By Thursday, August 27, 2015
Gold Prices to SkyrocketGold prices go up when uncertainty rises. As it stands, there’s an abundance of it in the global economy. There are at least three major issues that are haunting investors globally; economic slowdown in China, threat or outright currency devaluation in the emerging markets, and the U.S. dollar rising as the Federal Reserve contemplates hiking its benchmark interest rates. Rising Uncertainty Great for Gold Prices To provide some perspective, please .

U.S. Economic Collapse: Growth in Share Buybacks Killing Job Numbers

By Friday, August 21, 2015
America Economic CollapseExecutives are spending billions buying back their own stock, but their efforts are slowing, destroying the American economy. A new report from Aranca Investment Research concludes that almost $2.3 trillion has been spent on buybacks since 2009, as corporate cash reserves have grown and borrowing costs have declined. More incredibly, over $1.0 trillion will be spent on corporate buybacks by S&P 500 companies in 2015, marking the fifth straight year .

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 .

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