Posts Tagged ‘shipping’

Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated

January 25th, 2016

Economy recessionWe have not seen global economic activity fall off this rapidly since the great recession of 2008.  Manufacturing activity is imploding all over the planet, global trade is slowing down at a pace that is extremely alarming, and the Baltic Dry Index just hit another brand new all-time record lowRead more…


Can The Shipping ETF Continue To Sail In 2014?

January 16th, 2014

shippingThe U.S. equity markets surprised with a long rally in 2013 thanks to the upbeat corporate earnings and a string of robust U.S. data pointing to speedy economic growth. Further, China’s new economic reform plans and improving European conditions Read more…


Take Advantage Of GDP Growth With This ETF

September 3rd, 2013

manufacturing growth: I’m not sure if it’s indicative of something darker or symptomatic of what we think is important, but on a day when tensions in Syria are at a boiling point and the U.S. releases solid second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP)  Read more…


This Leading Indicator Works For Me; Now Put It To Work For You (SEA, UUP, FXA)

June 20th, 2012

Tom Essaye: Being a true contrarian investor isn’t just about investing in unloved sectors of the market or specific stocks. It’s also about conducting research and discovering indicators that the crowd doesn’t follow — indicators that can help give Read more…


Shipping Is Down But The Baltic Dry Index Is Up (SEA, ALEX, TGP, TK, CPLP)

December 2nd, 2011

Jonathan Yates: While the Guggenheim Shipping (NYSEARCA:SEA) exchanged-trade fund is down, the Baltic Dry Index is up. What is causing this nominally bizarre divergence between shipping stock benchmarks? Read more…


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