Baltic Dry Index, 28 Year Lows, So What? The Baltic Dry Index, an obscure economic indicator that monitors the health of the world’s economy by tracking the price of shipping dry goods over oceans, has fallen to its lowest level […]
Abenomics: Japan GDP Tanks, Model for America? Japan’s economy unexpectedly slipped into officially recession in the third quarter, setting the stage for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay an unpopular sales tax hike and call a snap election two years […]
China 2014 Slow Down, canary in the coal mine? China’s central bank is injecting a combined 500 billion yuan ($81.35 billion) of liquidity into the country’s top banks, according to media reports, a sign that authorities are stepping up efforts […]
A deflationary stagnation is coming. Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and France continued its no growth performance. Some have blamed the tit-for-tat sanctions with Russia, others may not be so sure.
Last week it was reported that, Europe’s largest […]