Archive | July, 2015

Copper Prices Just Made a 6-Year Low

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The downtrend in copper prices has been one of the most persistent trends in financial markets in recent years. Today that trend was confirmed again as prices made a new 6-year low. This price weakness is no doubt linked to slowing nominal GDP growth out of China, but also likely reflects the weakness witnessed globally […]

More Evidence of China Slowing Permeating Asia – 7/7/2015

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It seems as though each day we see more evidence of China’s economic slowing affecting its neighbors. When a force as large as China slows dramatically, we should expect as much. Here are today’s regional economic releases: Taiwan YoY export growth hitting multi-year lows: Taiwan CPI in deflation all year: Philippines CPI at decade lows: