And I though the US dollar chart was scary. Well, Dr. Copper is getting hammered for nearly a 7% loss today as fears spread over a global slowdown. The strong dollar, weakness in China and the growing fears of economic weakness in Europe have the economically sensitive metal plummeting on the day. Markets are generally weaker today, but this might be the market worth noting. A collapse in copper prices is sure sign of economic weakness.
Mr. Roche is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Discipline Funds.Discipline Funds is a low fee financial advisory firm with a focus on helping people be more disciplined with their finances.
He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance, Understanding the Modern Monetary System and Understanding Modern Portfolio Construction.