These Leading Indicators Are Suggesting a Global Slowdown Is at Hand

June 24th, 2013

by Chris Kimble

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The Shanghai index broke below 20-year support line (1) in the chart below, attempted to climb back above this new resistance line and looks to have failed at (2). Now the Shanghai index is breaking down further and Copper is breaking a three year support line at the same time.

These leading indicators breaking support at the same time are suggesting a global slowdown is near.

Do these breakdowns reflect the "Perfect Portfolio Storm" is about to happen or is happening?

The above chart reflects that Government bonds and stocks are working on breakdowns at the same time, a further suggestion something is going on that investors haven't seen many times in the past 13 years!

Speaking of 13-years, since the mid 1970's every 13 years a historic high or low has taken place in the Dow, reflected in the chart above. Will we have another repeat this year?

Premium Members have been positioned to take advantage of weakness by shorting emerging markets and Japan for a few weeks and certain patterns in the banks suggest relative weakness could take place in this sector!

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