Moving into the realm of off-the-wall conspiracy theory, one might say the massive Chinese explosion seems reminiscent of the 2004 massive North Korean train explosion in which Syrian missile personnel were reportedly killed, while apparently accompanying some advanced SCUD missiles bound for the middle east. Who knows….
And both could have been “simply” the result of poor safety standards and stupidity in countries where human life is of no value.
Meanwhile, gold and silver are WAY down, the Dow is up, and oil and the $US are both down considerably. The euro, of all things, is being seen as a “safe haven” by some, at least for the moment.
If none of that makes sense to you, you’re right. Just be a Boy Scout and “be prepared.”