Tag: China economy

I HATE Tariffs

I hate tariffs! I hate tariffs! I hate tariffs! PHEW! Now that I got that out of the way, I can get down to business. I really hate the idea of tariffs. The free market should be the ultimate arbiter, absolutely not the global governments trying to protect certain industries. And as I have said over and over and over, no one, not a one, wins a trade war. There are only losers. You can only put so much lipstick […]   Read More
Date: August 15, 2019

Dr. Copper May Be Terminally Ill, But…

What should be big news isn’t getting that much play and that’s the total collapse in copper prices, mostly due to China’s weakening economy. Copper has long been called Dr. Copper or the commodity with a PhD in economics because it was a good forecasting tool. Since late 2010, that all changed and it’s likely because of China’s influence on that market. Copper has completely collapsed on a short-term basis, semi-collapsed on an intermediate-term basis and is on the verge […]   Read More
Date: March 23, 2014