Was: $2.9m | Now: $15,000: Caterpillar 992C wheel loader
Two weeks ago, when looking at the latest Caterpillar retail sales data…
… we said that “If Caterpillar’s Data Is Right, This Is A Global Industrial Depression.”
Today we get visual evidence of this, courtesy of an Australian heavy industrial equipment auction where machines such as a Caterpillar 992C wheel loader, which normally costs $2.9 million, can now be bought for just $15,000, a 99% discount!
As Australia’s ABC reports, now that the commodity bubble has burst for good, auctioneers are hard at work selling tens of millions of dollars of suddenly useless coal mining machinery for just a fraction of its original market value.