The Oil Price Collapse is Yet Another Sign That Economic Activity is Crashing Dramatically All Over the World

by Michael Snyder
The Economic Collapse Blog

The insanity that we are currently witnessing in the financial markets is difficult to believe. Personally, even though I operate a website called “The Economic Collapse Blog” and I write about these things every day, when someone told me that the price of oil had fallen below minus 30 dollars a barrel on Monday I initially didn’t think that it could possibly be true. Yes, I always knew that it was theoretically possible that the price of oil could go into negative territory, but we had never seen such a thing actually happen before. And I knew that a crunch was coming as futures contracts expired, but I certainly did not expect the extreme carnage that we witnessed on Monday

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