Posts filed under “Economy”

China Syndrome?

Much has been made of the link between the surge in commodity prices in recent years and the explosive growth in Chinese demand. The attached graph of that nation’s value-added industrial output versus the monthly closing price of oil and copper shows just how synchronized the relationship has become.

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Chart courtesy of Michael Panzner

Category: Commodities, Economy

Category: Economy, Markets

Barrons picks up “Understanding The “Kitchen Sink Economy”

Category: Economy, Markets, Media

Wages Trail Growth in Economy

Category: Economy

Wages and Consumer Spending (Not a Pretty Picture)

Category: Economy, Psychology

LEI: Blecch!

Category: Earnings, Economy

Inflation Paints Fed Into Corner

Category: Economy

Astonishing New Discovery!

Category: Economy, Investing, Markets

PPI and Market Performance

Category: Economy, Markets

Understanding The “Kitchen Sink Economy”

Category: Economy, Markets