Chart Points To Massive Slow Down: “This Is The Biggest Collapse In The ‘Trade’ Indicator Since Records Began”

Mac Slavo
December 20th, 2014
SHTFplan.com

 

Prior to the crash of 2008 global trade was rocking. It was a boon for shipping companies around the world who are responsible for moving raw materials, commodities and consumer products from one country to another. Wall Street, of course, had devised a way to track all of this movement and often pointed to the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) as the primary indicator for health in the global […]

It’s a GLOBAL sovereign debt crisis: “When you have a jar of honey, you lick your fingers.”

Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis. Award-winning youtube hit giving fresh insight into the greatest economic crisis of our age: the one still awaiting us.

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With the US raising their debt ceiling, are we in a global bail-out bubble that will eventually burst? This doc offers a fresh insight into the greatest economic crisis of our age: the […]

Mega-Bubble Unwinds: The “Dumb Money” Flees Junk Debt, Market Quakes, Retail Customers Are Trying To Get Out In Time.

Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter

High-Yield Bond and Loan Funds Hit by “Market Conditions”

The phenomenal Fed-triggered feeding frenzy in stocks on Wednesday and Thursday was paralleled in the junk-bond market. Energy related junk bonds had gotten shredded over the past couple of months, as the price of oil has collapsed. The sell-off started spilling over to non-energy junk bonds. Tuesday, the day before the Fed’s announcement, junk bonds suffered their largest drop […]

Another Global Financial Crisis Looming: The Greeks Are Getting Closer To Cyrpus Style Bail-ins. Housing Bubble Is Popping And It Has Started In San Francisco. Russia Is Buying Gold With Oil To Protect Itself.

The Greeks are getting closer to Cyrpus style bail-ins.U.S. is number 1 in youth income inequality. Housing bubble is popping and it has started in San Francisco.Russia is buying gold with oil to protect itself. Leaked CIA documents show that drone strikes do not work. Obama creating a “police task force” to nationalize the police.US selling frigates to the Taiwanese government. NATO operations continue in Afghanistan. FBI r confirms the […]

Red alert: Plunging oil prices could ignite a debt, job and derivatives crisis!

Could plunging oil prices ignite a debt crisis?

Howard Marks believes the plunge in oil prices may usher in a new era for investing in distressed debt.

For more than three years, the billionaire investor and Oaktree Capital Group LLC (OAK) co-founder urged his deal makers to be cautious, warning of loose credit standards and high prices for distressed assets. That may change as the price of oil plummets, Marks said in […]

Jeff Nielson: Currency Wars, World wars, and False flags in 2015?

Jeff Nielson joins me Vancouver to look at current events such as the massive attack on the Russian Ruble, the rapid decline in the price of oil, Currency wars and the real possibility of the outbreak of World War III to cover the unstoppable collapse of the dollar and the US Economy.

Jeff Nielson website: www.bullionbullscanada.com

Global systemic crisis 2015 – Oil, currencies, finance, societies, the Middle East : Massive storm in the Western port!

by leap2020.eu

For almost two years, by combining various points of view (speculative, geopolitical, technological, economic, strategic and monetary…), we have continued to anticipate a major crisis in the entire oil sector.Today, no one doubts the fact that we are actually at that point, and the GEAB must therefore anticipate the consequences of this veritable atomic bomb, which has begun to blow up all the old system’s pillars: everything which we […]

We’re In Trouble! You Won’t Believe What Obama Just Signed Into Law and How Devious it Is!

For More Information See:
HR 83 Bill- http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CPRT-113…
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/15/us/…
http://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?pos…
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/12…
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill…
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/p…

Junk Bond Investors Facing First Global Loss in Five Years… GCC Countries Are Forecast To Lose At Least Half Their Oil Revenues, Or Around $350 Billion A Year… Much More Ahead

“Markets will take the hit before economies get the benefit” of a lower oil price, according to Blackrock

This month’s big fall in the price of oil should be good news for much of the world’s economy. But so far markets have been telling a different story.

The MSCI Europe index has dropped 4% since early December, while the S&P 500 index remains 1% lower over the same period despite a rally […]

Party likes it’s 1999 – The Year Before US Stock Markets Collapsed.

1999 was the year before US stock markets collapsed.

Published on Dec 18, 2014

On a day of wild market fluctuations, the rouble, the dollar and the oil price all ended higher, and US stocks had their best day of the year, even as the Federal Reserve prepared the market for rate rises ahead. John Authers asks if they are gearing up to party like it’s 1999.

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INFLECTION POINT: UNPRECEDENTED FEAR AS EVERYTHING FALLS APART — Andy Hoffman

from SGT Report.com:

I caught up with Miles Franklin’s Andy Hoffman today just after he recorded his latest audio blog-cast titled Laughable FOMC Statement Sets New Central Bank Credibility Low Until the SNB One. And Andy has never been more alarmed by what we have witnessed unfolding over just the past two weeks.The global economic system is literally coming apart at the seams.

While talking about this week’s “meaningless” FOMC statement and […]

Get Prepared: 122 Of The Best Prepper Websites On The Internet

By Michael Snyder

Getting prepared for the chaos that is coming to America in the years ahead is not that complicated.  Help is out there – if you know where to look.  And it doesn’t have to be expensive either.  In this article, I have put together a list of 122 of the best prepper websites on the Internet that will teach you how to prep for free.  The great thing […]

Junk Bonds Are Going To Tell Us Where The Stock Market Is Heading In 2015

By Michael Snyder

Do you want to know if the stock market is going to crash next year?  Just keep an eye on junk bonds.  Prior to the horrific collapse of stocks in 2008, high yield debt collapsed first.  And as you will see below, high yield debt is starting to crash again.  The primary reason for this is the price of oil.  The energy sector accounts for approximately 15 to […]

Junk Bonds – Bullish wicks form after rare performance spread!

from kimblechartingsolutions:

 

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If one likes the idea of buying low and selling higher, junk bonds might come to mind due to how hard they’ve been hit of late! The chart below highlights that an unusual and large performance spread between JNK and the S&P 500. Its not often that these two see a 10% return difference in just 60 days. This differential wasn’t the only thing that got […]

Global Currency War: Many central banks outside of the Federal Reserve, including the Bank of Japan and European Central Bank, are engaged in major easing programs to boost their economies and depress their currencies.

‘We don’t need a war when we can have a currency war‘- guest @sjderrick, Chief Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon

‘We don’t need a war when we can have a currency war’- guest @sjderrick, Chief Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon #Russia #Rouble @CNBC

— Louisa Bojesen (@louisabojesen) December 17, 2014

  Currency war hots up as China prepares to bail out Russia

Does Putin & Co have a card up their sleeve amid the huge changes […]

Housing Bubble 2 Goes Nuts: San Francisco Home Sales Plunge 20%, Prices Soar 27%

Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter

San Francisco is known for its mindboggling booms and breathtaking busts as the hot money from all over the world ebbs and flows amidst startup frenzies and IPO manias.

And now the hot money is flowing. It has created a delirious craziness in the housing market, surrounded by an environment where app makers without revenues but with big dreams and the word “disrupt” in their description are worth […]

$2 Trillion High-yield Debt Market On The Verge Of Default, Goldman Sachs Says 1 Trillion In Investments Just Went Poof Due To The Collapse Of Oil, Debt Defaults Have Already Begun To Hit In The North American Shale Oil/gas Industry!

AND their analysis didn’t even touch on Shale Oil Projects in the U.S.A. (Because they have too much invested in that).

Enjoy your $2.00 gas while it lasts…

SNIP

In a stunning analysis this week, Goldman Sachs found almost $1 trillion in investments in future oil projects at risk. They looked at 400 of the world’s largest new oil and gas fields — excluding U.S. shale — and found projects representing $930 billion […]

The US national debt has broken all the records in American, 41% of the national debt of the US has accrued during this administration… Cost of big biz not paying taxes, rich offshore tax havens, bailouts of Wall St…

The US national debt has broken all the records in American.. – pic.twitter.com/9vihekfcQy

— 9GAG Tweets (@9GAGTweets) December 17, 2014

 

(CNSNews.com) – The total federal debt of the U.S. government has now increased more than $7 trillion during the slightly more than five and a half years Barack Obama has been president.

That is more than the debt increased under all U.S. presidents from George Washington through Bill Clinton combined, and it is […]

There Is Hope In Understanding That A Great Economic Collapse Is Coming

By Michael Snyder

If you were about to take a final exam, would you have more hope or more fear if you didn’t understand any of the questions and you had not prepared for the test at all?  I think that virtually all of us have had dreams where we show up for an exam that we have not studied for.  Those dreams can be pretty terrifying.  And of course if […]

We Are Witnessing A Spectacular Event Of How Incredibly Dense The Population Of Sheep Are.

by onpoint

 

Either we have some incredibly narrow reporting on the part of UK’s Mail Online, or we are witnessing a spectacular event of how incredibly dense the population of sheep are.

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises kicked off by the staggering fall in the value of the ruble in recent days.

Russia’s currency has been collapsing 15-20% in […]

Greece Might Be Hit With Cyprus Style Bail-Ins. Euro Crisis Getting Worse. Us Mortgage Applications Declined, A Sign That Real Estate Is Collapsing.

Greece might be hit with Cyprus style bail-ins. Euro crisis getting worse. US mortgage applications declined, a sign that real estate is collapsing. Obama signed the 1.1 trillion spending bill. Russia is opening an investigation into the central bank actions. Corporate media polls show that the America people support torture. Police will be scanning social media sites to predict crime. U.S. and Cuba are reestablishing diplomatic relations. U.S. advisers are […]

Why NONE of the economists reveal the truth re PRIVATE central banks & banking as fraud?

Why NONE of the economists reveal the truth re PRIVATE central banks & banking as fraud?> http://t.co/8juHVAoZdA @thefineng @TheEconomist

— Sky Wanderer (@glopol_analysis) December 21, 2014

… and how to break free from this entrapment

What kind of financial-economic system is this in which Banks keep bailing out Governments, Governments keep bailing out Banks, and in both cases the Taxpayers have to pay?

If you ever wondered regarding above and you found this curious […]

400,000 messages to House GOP: Lose Boehner…(Lose All Of Them!!)

Americans unhappy with business as usual, demanding the change they voted for

Shortly after American voters in the midterms expanded the GOP majority in the U.S. House and gave the party a control over the U.S. Senate, tossing Democrat Sen. Harry Reid from his leadership post, there was little fanfare as House GOP members renewed their leadership team, including Speaker John Boehner.

But heading into the first weekend after a “Don’t be […]

She was paid $46,000 for just playing on her phone

One entrepreneur says you can earn thousands of dollars by playing your favorite mobile games.

Andrew Paradise, founder and CEO of the competition gaming platform Skillz, says killing time playing games on your phone can now make you thousands of dollars. Don’t believe him? Well, he says his company paid $46,000 to one person for doing just that. The catch? You have to be really good at it.

CNBC gave Paradise 60 […]

13-year-old boy saves 4-year-old sister from being kidnapped from Lancaster home

ANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) — A 13-year-old boy rescued his sister from a man attempting to kidnap her from their Lancaster home Saturday morning.

A preliminary investigation revealed the suspected kidnapper was seen pacing near the home where the girl lived in the 300 block of West Kildare Street before noon.

He allegedly entered the fenced yard, asked the girl her name, before grabbing her and attempting to walk away with her, […]

U.S. households are on track to spend the least amount of money on gasoline in 11 years

U.S. households are on track to spend the least amount of money on gasoline in 11 years http://t.co/zGOk0lzYY8 pic.twitter.com/F5Tya0drFX

— Real Time Economics (@WSJecon) December 21, 2014

Since 1945, the USA has attempted to overthrow more than 50 foreign governments, most of which had been democratically-elected.

Some argue that non-transparent United States government agencies working in secret sometimes mislead or do not fully implement the decisions of elected civilian leaders and that this has been an important component of many such operations,[1] Some contend that the U.S. has supported more coups against democracies that it perceived as communist, becoming communist, or pro-communist.[1]

Prior to Cold War[edit]

This section requires expansion.(May 2012)

Russia[edit]
Main article: Allied intervention in the Russian Civil […]

20,000 Japanese bras were recalled for a very interesting reason

A Japanese lingerie maker is recalling more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out, sometimes while women were wearing them.

The Japanese division of lingerie maker Triumph International, which has made a name for itself with concept lingerie such as a solar-powered bra and an “Abenomics” bra that honored Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic revival plan, said they took the move due to fears of injury.

“We are sorry […]

Household income of high school educated 25-32 year olds:

Household income of high school educated 25-32 year olds: 1979 50k 1986 48k 1995 45k 2013 40k (median values, 2012 $) pic.twitter.com/A6mbGuFDRt

— Conrad Hackett (@conradhackett) December 21, 2014

Chart (from CS): Risk appetite index. From a contrarian perspective, this suggests US credit could be attractive -

Chart (from CS): Risk appetite index. From a contrarian perspective, this suggests US credit could be attractive – pic.twitter.com/05vcjBBkU2

SoberLook.com (@SoberLook) December 21, 2014

Charted history of the U.S. dollar, via Goldman Sachs

charted history of the u.s. dollar, via goldman sachs pic.twitter.com/XtUxJyBbsB

— lemasabachthani (@lemasabachthani) December 21, 2014

Secret Weapons US Will Use In War On Russia: Guided Bullet, Drone-Like Nuclear Bomber!

While this bomber squadron operates with pilots on board the cockpit, plans are in consideration to reconfigure some of the units to act as drones. That means a future sortie will come that involves nuclear payloads and the attack will be launched and completed remotely.

The pilots sits safe and sound in a commend centre while delivering death and conflagration from the sky.

The Pentagon, however, has one valid reservation in actually […]

Russia Rejects Syria’s Plea for $3 Billion, Puts 400 Strategic Warheads In Place!

The same diplomatic source said that this formal speech in Damascus aims to cover up that the demands of the Syrian economic delegation to Moscow included Russian loans, or a so-called line of credit of about $3 billion. However, the Russian side failed to meet this demand. This Syrian denial then arose merely to cover up the Russian rejection. Such a rejection can be justified because Moscow is dealing with […]