While many Wall Street analysts have been forecasting a coming rebound in the dry bulk shipping industry, and the Capital Link Dry Bulk Index is up approximately 33% year to date, the shipping industry itself tells a very different story about the hardships it is facing. In this video, Motley Fool industrials analyst Blake Bos discusses an article by Jay Goodgal on gCaptain.com, which stresses coming difficulties for the industry in Asia as a whole -- and China particularly -- and problems with oversupply and decreased demand. Blake further stresses the industry's difficulties by taking a look at DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS), and its concern-inducing new dilutive equity raise.


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