User: Brian Ripley: U.S. Housing: BDI 1985-2013

BDI 1985-2013

The Slope upload app is not loading all the charts I wanted to archive. It seems to be hit & miss, sometimes the app works, sometimes not. 

Global price dumps are breaking down more supports and next up into the spotlight could be the high yield market in energy bonds. The chart on the left (see website) is from Barclays.  

Notice on the chart mashup at the top of this post (see website) that steel looks to be a better bet than wood for building that next hovel. As the video below claims, a 20% construction saving can be had using steel prefab components on site. 

The 2009 Pit of Gloom looks like the beginning of a global shipping bear and with the plunge, steel container prices are falling as well. More Charts at


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