Posts Tagged ‘Isis’

Markets on a positive Easter mode; Geopolitics in total mess…

Markets on a positive Easter mode; Geopolitics in total mess…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 14 points at 1,296 amid an ultra-dangerous Geopolitical pre-Easter period. John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI’s daily (1,296 – plus 14) and weekly (73 points – from 1,223) gains, marks the pre-Easter period positively, despite the fact that...
April 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Market …snow-fall and Geopolitical turbulence continues

Market …snow-fall and Geopolitical turbulence continues
John Faraclas The controlled and contained BDI fall as well as the geopolitical turbulences on all fronts in brief by John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today just two points since yesterday  and stands at 892 points; looks likely further loses will be contained, but, volatility...
January 12th, 2017 | Energy, Events, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…
John Faraclas An oxymoron momentum for the Markets given the controlled rise for the Capers and Panamaxes and the fall of the Supras and Handies AND the Wets. End game in Geopolitics; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points since yesterday, thanks to both Capers and Panamaxes...
January 5th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ
John Faraclas Another day of losses as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) drops to 1,052 points – down 17 since yesterday and Geopolitics are about, like a volcanic eruption, to make the world ten times worse than things stand now; John Faraclas’ daily recap: Capers and Panamaxes continued their fall; the...
December 13th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Three years of low Markets

Three years of low Markets
John Faraclas The BDI looks downwards and peace on earth too given the three years worsening of the situation in both fronts; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down eight points since yesterday at 1,196 points, four points below the 1,200 threshold that many believed to...
December 1st, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…
John Faraclas A dropping BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and uncertainty on geopolitics create the worse ever picture since the end of the Vietnam War; John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI lost 20 points since yesterday standing at 1,181 and 76 since last week’s 1,257 points sending shivering and multiple messages...
November 25th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers’ Markets and Messy Geopolitics

Capers’ Markets and Messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas With the volatile Capers …”dominating” the “rise” in the Markets and Geopolitics –  as per our written prediction of getting far worse, the situation is more than serious; John Faraclas’ daily report is a strong warning to all: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed with a...
September 19th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Tankers | Read More

Is that the BDI’s …”coordinated” fall ?

Is that the BDI’s …”coordinated” fall ?
John Faraclas You might think otherwise, but given that the same sizes that have fallen yesterday, lost  also today and only one was…up, then I am pretty sure that you too will interpret  same as a “coordinated” fall; don’t ask on Geopolitics where the Diplomatic Corps become corpses…...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, European Union, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices | Read More

Weakening BDI and geopolitical turmoil…

Weakening BDI and geopolitical turmoil…
John Faraclas The Markets lost steam and Geopolitics are a burden; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points since yesterday standing now at 656 points which is 62 points down since last week’s 718. The 700 points barrier is now causing problems. The Capers and its...
July 29th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Missing the BDI@666 is a “blessing”…

Missing the BDI@666 is a “blessing”…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points  today  standing at 665 –  a point below the most sacred number of numerology… so the curse has gone… Geopolitics are increasingly worrying even for the warring ones; John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 23 points...
July 28th, 2016 | Accountancy, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Sales and Purchases, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696
John Faraclas Now, going under an important barrier might bring in the Aeolus’ winds and the going will get tough; John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitical recap: The BDI lost 13 points today – now standing at 696, below the 700 points barrier for which we were explicitly sure it will break...
July 26th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A warning on BDI’s downfall and explosive geopolitics…

A warning on BDI’s downfall and explosive geopolitics…
John Faraclas Never ever before the shipping markets and conversely the shipping industry was faced with such an uncertainty with geopolitics being as explosive as never before totally affecting all sectors; John Faraclas’ warning report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down another  ten points closing...
July 21st, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, IMO, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Organisations, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@677: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@677: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas Earlier on today the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed 17 points higher since yesterday and 68 points plus since last week’s 609 points; with Geopolitics in a total mess, this is a unique time to remember the power of Shakespeare’s words in Hamlet: “cruel to be kind”! John Faraclas’...
July 1st, 2016 | European Union, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets: And so to …bet?

The Markets: And so to …bet?
John Faraclas Our warning yesterday, a repeat from May’s first warning, come out verbatim right and the BDI went under the 600 point mark; John Faraclas daily Market briefing: The BDI lost six points and now reads 598; a …eventuality worth studying as things might get sour, unless something spectacular...
June 16th, 2016 | Breaking News, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Dropping BDI, even one point, sends alarms…

Dropping BDI, even one point, sends alarms…
John Faraclas Reality bites and the markets cannot escape yet  from uncertainty and geopolitical coming tsunamis; John Faraclas daily market briefing: Another point down brought the BDI to 608 points, despite its best sizes – being volatile too, gaining …ground… The BCI 2014 – our volatile...
June 14th, 2016 | Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Shipping Markets: Volatility knocks @642

The Shipping Markets: Volatility knocks @642
John Faraclas Volatility, Volatility Volatility; John Faraclas market briefing on the volatile state of the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down three points since yesterday at 642 thanks to the volatile Capers’ losses! The Capers, proving once again that no one...
May 18th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

With the BDI@579 it’s the best time to buy

With the BDI@579 it’s the best time to buy
John Faraclas Dropping Indices favour buying spree; John Faraclas insists… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 15 points and at 579 “invites” cash-strong players for a buying spree… The Capers and its BCI 2014 lost 39 points – now standing at 713 and if things continue the BCI might drop...
May 11th, 2016 | Comment, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI remains cool @ 332

The BDI remains cool @ 332
John Faraclas The BDI gained just three points today standing at 332 in one of the most debated days for the future of the dry markets! John Faraclas writes: The BCI remained the same at 174 whilst the BPI gained three standing at 357 points. The Supras and the BSI  gained another six – this is the...
March 1st, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mid-week BDI blues @ 290…

Mid-week BDI blues @ 290…
John Faraclas Mid-week BDI blues @ 290… and Geopolitics blues; John Faraclas special midweek report: Drop, …Drop, ..Drop; where’s the stop? With minus one point the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) stood at 290 earlier on this afternoon. It seems that this is natural given the global situation and the festivities...
February 10th, 2016 | Banking, Energy, Immigration, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diving (yet again) Shipping Markets; what’s next…

Diving (yet again) Shipping Markets; what’s next…
John Faraclas   Our forty-ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 4th of December 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed DOWN 11 points at 563...
December 4th, 2015 | Awards, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipfinance | Read More

Shipping Market …Cyclone; inexplicable changes at the rock bottom. And then…

Shipping Market …Cyclone; inexplicable changes at the rock bottom. And then…
John Faraclas Our forty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 27th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed UP 19 points since yesterday...
November 27th, 2015 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

498 you read correct; the dry market collapses further…

498 you read correct; the dry market collapses further…
John Faraclas Our forty-seventh weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 20th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. Following yesterday BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index)...
November 20th, 2015 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tourism | Read More

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Our forty-sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 13th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
November 13th, 2015 | Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tourism | Read More

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets catastrophic fall… amidst geopolitical chaos… will bring in total mess Our forty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 6th of November 2015, with...
November 6th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Holidays, HR, IMIF, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Technology, Tourism, UN | Read More