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Chart:And they all fall down

Most countries saw their peaks happen in mid-March 2012 (more here)

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Spain’s stock market closes at 9 year low

Spain’s stock market closes at 9 year low, worth less than it was in 1997 (more here)

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There is always a bull market somewhere

One of the oldest sayings in Wall Street is “There is always a bull market somewhere”

Apparently, now the biggest bull market is in industrial sand. There is a huge – and growing – shortage on the high-quality silica sand required in the fracking industry in the US.

According to Thomas Dolley, a mineral commodity specialist for the U.S. Geological Survey, best described what is going on in the industry‚Ķ “It’s a gold rush. Demand for frac sand is jumping through the roof.” (see article here and here)