Global collapse continues, though you’d never know it watching the stock market:

China Inflation Rate Slows to 6-Month Low

The official Non-Manufacturing PMI in China unexpectedly inched lower to 54.2 in June, the lowest in six months, from 54.3 in the previous month and missing market consensus of

China Factory Activity Shrinks More than Estimated

The Official NBS Manufacturing PMI in China unexpectedly was unchanged at 49.4 in June 2019 and missing market expectations of 49.5. This marked the second straight month of contraction in manufacturing activity

UK Manufacturing PMI Slumps to 6-Year Low

The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI fell to 48 in June, the lowest since February 2013 and well below forecasts of 49.2. Production contracted at the fastest pace since October 2012 and new orders dropped the most for almost seven years, amid high stock levels, ongoing Brexit uncertainty, the economic slowdown and rising competition.

US Manufacturing Growth Drops to New 2-1/2-Year Low: ISM

The ISM Manufacturing PMI in the US fell to 51.7 in June 2019 from 52.1 in the previous month, beating market expectations of 51.0. Still, the latest reading pointed to weakest pace of


US Construction Spending Unexpectedly Falls in May

US construction spending fell 0.8 percent from a month earlier at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of USD 1.29 trillion in May 2019, after an upwardly revised 0.4 percent increase in the previous…

Deeper into contraction: