Posts Tagged ‘lowest’

US: Lowest Birth Rate in 35 Years, Experts Say Trend Will Continue Because of Economic Collapse

The defining value of Western society in the modern age has been anti-natalism. The end result of all of the social changes since the end of World War Two has been a reduction of the birthrate. Feminism is the main driver of this. Telling women to go to college instead of getting married […]

Iran says virus cases pass 90,000; daily death toll lowest since March 10

TEHRAN, Iran — The number of novel coronavirus cases in Iran has passed 90,000, according to official figures released Sunday, as Tehran announced its lowest number of new deaths in weeks. Health authorities have registered 1,153 new cases of the COVID-19 illness since midday Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90,481, health […]

Oil Prices Just Plunged to NEGATIVE $37 a Barrel — by FAR the Lowest Price in History

(TMU) — In a historic first, U.S. oil prices plummeted Monday into the negative, marking just the latest grim moment in the massive disruption of global markets caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus. The collapse in crude oil prices and frenzied last-minute selling comes as demand has completely evaporated due to a freeze […]

Spain sees lowest virus daily toll in 17 days — ‘only’ 605 deaths

Spain has recorded its lowest daily death toll from the new coronavirus in 17 days, with 605 people dying, the government said on Friday. The update raised the overall number of fatalities to 15,843 in Spain, which has suffered one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19 in the world, and where the total number of […]

UN Warns Of Slowbalisation As Economic Growth In 2019 Plunged To Lowest In Decade

The U.N.’s annual report, the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020, has said the global economy recorded its lowest growth in a decade in 2019, falling to 2.3% as a result of the U.S. and China trade war and sharp pullbacks in investment.  The report warns of slowbalisation will define the global economy in the early […]

ADP Employment Data Disappoints, Second Lowest Print In A Decade

The last few months have seen ADP employment gains trending lower, alongside the plunge in ISM/PMI survey data (driven by job losses in the goods manufacturing sector), and November’s data confirms that slowdown (just as we warned here). ADP National Employment Report prints +67k (drastically below expectations of +135k and October’s +121k) Source: Bloomberg The […]

In the UK children of divorce are sticking at marriage, as divorce rate fallen to lowest for almost 50 years

   Children of divorce are sticking at marriage, experts say, as official figures reveal that the divorce rate has fallen to the lowest for almost 50 years. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) today published data showing that there were 90,871 divorces of opposite-sex couples in 2018, a decrease of 10.6% compared with 2017 and […]

Trump effect? Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973 Source Article from Hits: 28

Recession Alarm: US Manufacturing PMI Unexpectedly Crashes Into Contraction With Lowest Print In 10 Years

With all eyes focused squarely on Germany’s dismal PMI prints, which have been in contraction for over half a year, the investing public forgot that the US economy is similarly slowing down. And moments ago it got a jarring reminder when Markit reported that the US manufacturing PMI unexpectedly tumbled into contraction territory, down from […]

Wholesale Sales Growth Plunges To Lowest Since 2016

Wholesale Trade sales and inventory data both disappointed in June with the former tumbling for the second month in a row and the latter well below expectations. Wholesale Sales fell for the second straight month (down 0.3% MoM against +0.2% expectation), dragging the YoY change in wholesale sales to its weakest since Trump’s election in […]

Richmond Fed Unexpectedly Crashes To Lowest In Over 6 Years As Order Backlogs Disintegrate

After a handful of mixed regional Fed survey, moments ago the Richmond Fed printed for the month of June, and if it serves as a tiebreaker, then the US economy is deep in a recession. Expected to rebound modestly from already a near-contractionary print of 3 to 5 following the recent euphoric Philly Fed print, […]

Americans’ pride in US hits lowest point since 2001: Gallup poll

Americans’ pride in the US is at its lowest point since 2001, with less than half saying they are “extremely proud” to be American, according to a nationwide survey. The Gallup poll, released just before the Fourth of July independence holiday, found that while 70 percent of US adults overall say they are proud […]

Why Morgan Stanley Just Cut Its Stock Allocation To The Lowest On Record

As we first reported on Sunday afternoon, after weeks of warning that the fun was coming to an end, Morgan Stanley’s head of cross-asset strategy Andrew Sheets, had enough foreplay and writing that he was “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouth Is”, downgraded Morgan Stanley’s allocation to global equities from equal-weight to underweight, effectively telling […]

US Factory Orders Contract In May, Lowest Since Aug 2016

US Factory Orders fell for the second month in a row (and down 3 of the last 4), down 0.7% MoM in May, following April’s 1.2% decline (revised lower). However, more notably, factory orders year-over-year growth has contracted (by 1.2%) for the first time since August 2016… The biggest driver of the drop was a […]

US Manufacturing PMI Plunges To 10-Year Lows, Services ‘Hope’ Lowest On Record

Following (slightly) better-than-expected European PMIs, expectations for US PMIs was for some stabilization after May’s collapse but they did not. Both preliminary Manufacturing and Services PMIs for June dropped further, edging closer to contraction: Flash U.S. Composite Output Index at 50.6 (50.9 in May). 40-month low. Flash U.S. Services Business Activity Index at 50.7 (50.9 […]

Full-Time Jobs Tumble To Lowest Since October 2018

Just in case traders – and the Fed – needed one more indication of how acute the labor slowdown has become, in addition to today’s dismal 75K jobs print of course which the market took great delight in as it now means there is a virtual lock on a July (if not June) rate cut, […]

North Korea drought: Lowest rainfall in 100 years leaves millions at risk of starvation

   North Korea’s worst drought in decades is being driven by the lowest rainfall in a century, according to the country’s official state newspaper. The South Korean Yonhap news agency reported that on Friday, North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper—the official publication of Kim Jong Un’s ruling party—blamed the ongoing drought on lower than expected levels […]

Hungary experiences cold and snowy May – lowest temperatures since 1886

   On Monday, Hungary experienced unexpectedly cold weather. Even though spring appeared to be well on its way, it suddenly took a step backwards, surprising people with snow. Hungarians haven’t experienced May temperatures this low since 1886, the Hungarian Meteorological Service reports. As seen in the photo above, people traveling near Kékestető suddenly found themselves […]

Researchers Reveal The Diet Of South American Tribe With World’s Lowest Rate Of Heart Disease

The Tsimane, a tribe of indigenous people in the Amazon basin of Bolivia, have the lowest rates of cardiovascular disease ever measured in a human population. According to the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) scientists who study them, the Tsimane also have a remarkably low prevalence of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, […]

Lowest ratings ever: Political issues and incessant progressive virtue signalling at the Emmys

     Hosts and nominees alike paraded their views on a constellation of political issues – from sexual harassment to Supreme Court nominations – throughout the most prestigious US TV awards. Not many tuned in to watch. Only 10.2 million viewers, just 7.2 percent of US households turned on their sets to follow the Emmys on […]

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