All's Not Well With US & Global Economy Says John Authers of FT (video)

All's not well | Authers' Note - All's Not Well Says John Authers of Financial Times (video above) - Stocks were down at the end of last week, dragged down by new lows for oil, and bad news from Brazil. John Authers reports for the FT.com, the Financial Times.  (Published Dec 18, 2015)

re: oil, markets, economy, Brazil, emerging markets, Dow Jones Transportation Average, DJT (see below):
Dow Jones Transportation Average - DJT
Dow Jones Transportation Average - DJT (source: google.com)

Another leading indicator: The Baltic Dry Index (BDI)
Changes in the Baltic Dry Index can give investors insight into global supply and demand trends. This change is often considered a leading indicator of future economic growth (if the index is rising) or contraction (index is falling) because the goods shipped are raw, pre-production material, which is typically an area with very low levels of speculation (source: Investopedia)


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