Chinese Exports Plunge 11.2 Percent As Economic Activity Continues To Collapse All Over The Planet

Economy recessionIf the global economy is in fine shape, then why does all of the hard data tell us that global trade is absolutely collapsing? 
NYSE:DIA February 17, 2016 12:52pm

Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated

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 low
NYSE:DIA January 25, 2016 10:45pm

The Baltic Dry Index Plunges To 394 As Global Trade Grinds To A Standstill

Economy recessionFor the first time ever, the Baltic Dry Index has fallen under 400.  As I write this article, it is sitting at 394.  To be honest, I never even imagined that it could go this low. 
NYSE:DIA January 15, 2016 1:46pm

Chinese Shipyards “Vanish” As Baltic Dry Collapses To New Record Low

baltic dry ship storageTyler Durden:  Another day, another plunge in The Baltic Dry Index, which just dropped a further 3.1% to 402 today - a new record low. While the index is driving headlines, under the surface, reality in the shipping (and shipbuilding) industry is a disaster.
NYSE:DIA January 12, 2016 5:01pm

“Nothing Is Moving,” Baltic Dry Crashes As Insiders Warn “Commerce Has Come To A Halt”

shippingTyler Durden:  The continued collapse of The Baltic Dry Index remains ignored by most - besides we still have Netflix, right? But, as Dollar Vigilante's Jeff Berwick details, it appears the worldwide 'real' economy has ground to a halt!
NYSE:DIA January 11, 2016 3:11pm

We Have Never Seen Global Trade Collapse This Dramatically Outside Of A Major Recession

Economy recessionIf you have been watching for the next major global economic downturn, you can now stop waiting, because it has officially arrived.  Never before in history has global trade collapsed this dramatically outside of a major worldwide recession. 
NYSE:DIA November 9, 2015 10:03pm

On This Day In History, The Baltic Dry Index Has Never Been Lower

shippingTyler Durden: Must be over-supply too, right? Just like oil prices, The Baltic Dry Index - which apparently is only relevant when it is rising - has never been lower at this time of year.
NYSE:DIA January 9, 2015 1:09pm

There’s A Perfect Storm Brewing For The Global Economy [Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute(INDEXDJX:.DJI)]

Economy recessionMichael Lombardi: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its growth forecast for the global economy.
NYSE:DIA April 22, 2014 11:49am

Baltic Dry Index Showing Signs Of A Slowdown [Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute(INDEXDJX:.DJI)]

shippingMoe Zulfiqar: It seems the global economy is taking a wrong turn. If it continues on the path it’s on now, it will not be a surprise to see a pullback in its growth. As a result of this, U.S.-based global companies may see their revenues and profits fall,
NYSE:DIA January 22, 2014 10:38am

Baltic Dry Index Up 225% On The Year

shippingChris Kimble: The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) has had a good year, up almost 30%. The yield on the 10-year note is up over twice that much, up 70% YTD. Can you name the index that is up almost 200% more YTD than the S&P 500?
NYSE:DIA December 30, 2013 3:43pm

Baltic Dry Index Shows The Global Economy Headed For A Slowdown

economyMichael Lombardi: While the mainstream media and politicians are telling us the economy is improving…key economic indicators point to a global economy headed the wrong way.
NYSE:DIA October 30, 2013 11:54am

Baltic Dry Index Shows The Global Economy On The Verge Of A Slowdown

shipping: My advice: if you want to know what’s happening in the global economy, do not look to the key stock indices. They are misguiding investors into believing all is well, while the global economy stands on the verge of an
NYSE:DIA June 14, 2013 12:52pm

What Does The Baltic Dry Index Say About The Global Economy?

economyGeorge Leong: The global economy may be on the crux of another slowdown. This was made evident in March, when global delivery bellwether FedEx Corporation (NYSE/FDX) reported a 31% decline in its third-quarter earnings and, more importantly
NYSE:DIA April 12, 2013 3:37pm

Global Economy Warning: Baltic Dry Index (BDI) Headed In The Wrong Direction

economy: Key indicators of economic growth in the global economy are turning the wrong way.
NYSE:DIA April 2, 2013 1:06pm

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