Posts Tagged ‘financial markets’

European Banks Have Their Worst Two Day Stretch EVER As The Global Financial Crisis Intensifies

June 28th, 2016

banksOver the last two trading days, European banks have lost 23 percent of their value.  Let that number sink it for a bit.  In just a two day stretch, nearly a quarter of the value of all European banks has been wiped out.  Read more…


Business Debt Delinquencies Are Now Higher Than When Lehman Brothers Collapsed In 2008

May 24th, 2016

debtYou are about to see more very clear evidence that a new economic crisis has already begun.  During economic recoveries, business debt delinquencies generally fall, and during times of economic recession business debt delinquencies generally rise.  Read more…


Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shocks The Financial World

April 27th, 2016

apple buzzCorporate revenues in the United States have been falling for quite some time, but now some of the biggest companies in the entire nation are reporting extremely disappointing results.  Read more…


Corporations Are Defaulting On Their Debts Like It’s 2008 All Over Again

April 19th, 2016

2008The Dow closed above 18,000 on Monday for the first time since July.  Isn’t that great news?  I truly wish that it was.  Read more…


Day Of Reckoning: The Collapse Of The Too Big To Fail Banks In Europe Is Here

February 9th, 2016

banksThere is so much chaos going on that I don’t even know where to start.  For a very long time I have been warning my readers that a major banking collapse was coming to Europe, and now it is finally unfolding.  Let’s start with Deutsche Bank.  Read more…


Netflix, Inc., Yahoo! Inc., LinkedIn Corp, Twitter Inc: Dot-Com Bubble 2.0 Is Bursting

February 8th, 2016

dollar money bubbleDo you remember how much stocks went down when the first dot-com bubble burst?  Well, it is happening again, and tech stocks are already down more than half a trillion dollars since the middle of 2015.  Read more…


2016 Market Meltdown: We Have Never Seen A Year Start Quite Like This

January 22nd, 2016

bearbull1We are about three weeks into 2016, and we are witnessing things that we have never seen before.  There were two emergency market shutdowns in China within the first four trading days of this year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has never lost this many points Read more…


Global Stocks Enter Bear Market: One-Fifth Of All Worldwide Stock Market Wealth Is Already Gone

January 21st, 2016

global oilIt’s official – global stocks have entered a bear market.  On Wednesday, we learned that the MSCI All-Country World Index has fallen a total of more than 20 percent from the peak of the market.  Read more…


How Much Further Will Stocks Fall?

January 19th, 2016

Wall streetDid you know that 15 trillion dollars of global stock market wealth has been wiped out since last June?  The worldwide financial crisis that began in the middle of last year is starting to spin wildly out of control.  Read more…


Dow Jones Industrial Average: How Far Could Stocks Ultimately Fall?

January 13th, 2016

bearbull1It was another day of utter carnage on Wall Street.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) was down another 364 points, the S&P 500 broke below 1900, and the Nasdaq had a much larger percentage loss than either of them.  Read more…


2016 Will Be A ‘Cataclysmic Year’ And ‘Investors Should Be Afraid’

January 13th, 2016

market-fear-panicThe Royal Bank of Scotland is telling clients that 2016 is going to be a “cataclysmic year” and that they should “sell everything”.  This sounds like something that you might hear from The Economic Collapse Blog, but up until just recently you would Read more…


The Financial Crisis Of 2016: China, Oil, Copper And Junk Bonds All Continue To Crash

January 11th, 2016

2016Never before have we seen a year start like this.  On Monday, Chinese stocks crashed once again.  The Shanghai Composite Index plummeted another 5.29 percent, and this comes on the heels of two historic single day crashes last weekRead more…


The Beginning Of A Bear Market?

January 8th, 2016

market correction bearWe have never had a year start the way that 2016 has started.  In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) and the S&P 500 have both posted their worst four-day starts to a year ever.

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Stock Markets All Over The World Crash As We Begin 2016

January 5th, 2016

bearbull21The first trading day of 2016 was full of chaos and panic.  It started in Asia where the Nikkei was down 582 points, Hong Kong was down 587 points, and Chinese markets experienced an emergency shutdown after the CSI 300 tumbled 7 percent.   Read more…


2015 Was The Worst Year For The Stock Market Since 2008

January 4th, 2016

bearbull1It’s official – 2015 was a horrible year for stocks.  On the last day of the year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down another 178 points, and overall it was the worst year for the Dow since 2008.  But of course the Dow was far from alone.  Read more…


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