11 Red Flag Events That Just Happened As We Enter The Pivotal Month Of August 2015 http://wp.me/p5bzDP-2Xa
Commodity Crush....With updates !
H/T - M.F.N & Eurofaultlines !
$$ - Incredibly bearish chart formation on general commodities index Ht @Eurofaultlines
The #commodities hedge fund industry in crisis: multiple closures, AUM collapsing and average Jan-Jun returns down
5 charts from the week in markets: China's wild swings, commodities' slide, hottest stocks http://on.wsj.com/1Df0hGm
July Jangles Markets' Nerves: Treasury Yields Tumble, Stocks Fumble, & Commodities Crumble http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-07-31/july-jangles-markets-nerves-treasury-yields-tumble-stocks-fumble-commodities-crumble …
Today Oil fell to lowest level since January. Here's chart from @FT - a year in the life of Brent Crude
WTI crude #oil closed at 46.88, marking biggest monthly loss since 2008. Citi expects WTI to re-test $40/bbl level.
This Coal Mine Valued At $630 Million In 2011 Just Sold For One Dollar http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-08-01/commodity-collapse-comes-full-circle-coal-mine-valued-630-million-2011-just-sold-one …
Summary of this week in US
#Russia Ruble in free fall. Ruble weakens beyond 60 per Dollar, weakest since March as Brent oil continues to drop.
Margin debt for stock markets by country. China way out of line. From Credit Suisse latest
Anyone trading Chinese stocks shouldn’t take a long lunch http://on.wsj.com/1DdHoUc
Emerging Market Central Bankers Are Getting Nervous About Their Plunging Currencies http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-31/angst-levels-rise-as-emerging-market-currency-dive-gathers-steam …
The Swiss central bank suffered a record loss from the strong #franc and weak #gold http://qz.com/468973/the-swiss-central-bank-suffered-a-record-loss-from-the-strong-franc-and-weak-gold/ … via @qz
#Spain current account surplus continues to steadily improve. Positive balance around 1% of GDP.
Matteo Renzi is shying away from debate about Rome's decay. http://www.politico.eu/article/rome-makes-renzi-blush-italy-mafia-corruption-florence-eternal-city/ …
#Euro drops again below $1.10 despite specs have reduced their net short positions to 104,008 contracts.
Russia Vows Retaliation For Expanded U.S. Sanctions http://www.rferl.mobi/a/27164061.html @20committee @SRIG911 @IntelOperator @DavisMountains @CTWatchInc
TRouble: #Russia Ruble drops >3% in tandem w/ Brent crude oil.
Pieter Cleppe @pietercleppe
Greece, the Left and the shipwreck of the European Social-Democracy | RussEurope http://russeurope.hypotheses.org/4142
Death by Debt: My Response to The German Finance Ministry, by Jeffrey Sachs http://yanisvaroufakis.eu/2015/08/01/death-by-debt-my-response-to-the-german-finance-ministry-by-jeffrey-sachs/#more-9670 …
A divided eurozone needs to accommodate national differences more, not a fiscal/political union. Me in @ForeignPolicy http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/07/31/france-plan-eurozone-integration-is-a-bad-idea/ …
Universities forced to search for funding http://dlvr.it/BjSbHh
Greece May Miss ECB Payment As Germany Says Bailout Timeline Is Unrealistic http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-08-01/greece-may-miss-ecb-payment-germany-says-bailout-timeline-unrealistic …
Bailout talks gain pace amid tensions http://dlvr.it/BjYnCM
Burglaries and robberies accompany the financial crisis in Greece http://nyti.ms/1Df94Ii
Varoufakis: All recovery programmes on behalf of Greece, are no more than bank rescue packages http://bit.ly/1DfggnN
#Greece's stock market volatility limit to be cut to 20% from 30% when bourse reopens on Mon. http://reut.rs/1HaR1hh
#Greece population to drop from 11.12 mln in 2011 to 10.85 mln in 2015 reflecting higher net # of emigrants & deaths.
Official - After 5 weeks, the Greek stock market will reopen on Mon (Aug 3).
#Greece #economy #markets #stocks #banking #banks
Greece Youth Unemployment 53.2% in April
Interview with Yanis Varoufakis: "They bury the values of democracy" — Stern — http://mobil.stern.de/politik/ausland/yanis-varoufakis---they-bury-the-values-of-democracy--6364696.html …
- Post: "Troika to extend the unsustainable Greek debt by decades" - http://soberlook.com/2015/07/troika-to-extend-unsustainable-greek.html …
- That is the debt wall facing GREECE !
Ukraine's Rivne region might start armed uprising against Kiev... http://sputniknews.com/europe/20150801/1025309952.html …
Western #Ukraine - Rivne Region. Ukr. Nat. guard opened fire against local amber miners