NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The volatility has dried up. The trading volumes have plunged. The money has fled.
Shares of DryShips (DRYS) are plummeting on Tuesday after the company defaulted on three loan payments and expressed concern that it will go out of business.
U.S. stock futures are declining Tuesday following weak trade data from China and as oil prices pull back.
Weakness in the global economy has led to a collapse in commodity prices, so why are stocks trading near all-time highs?