Since then the US are in a very desperate position and nothing works for them to lower the trade- and current account deficit. Not the tremendous fracking effort, not cutting the oil price in half by long time US ally Saudi Arabia. Instead the Fed had to buy the triple A rated papers in a perverted QE program to keep the US banking system afloat and liquid.
On December 16 2015 Yellen doubled US$ interest rates and US investors are pulling the plug in the BRICS, an other boom bust story created by Goldman Sachs.
Brasil is in turmoil. Production is already down to the levels of 2009.
Russia has become a prime enemy again and is suffering from sanctions by the EU which was forced to do so by the US.
India is the only one who managed to stay out of trouble so far (2015).
China is heading into turmoil and is actualy suffering severe losses in its stock markets.
South Africa barely avoided a recession in 2015.
The world economy is going south at the end of the commodity super cycle, which was just an other creation of Wall Street.
See also baltic dry index.
P.S.: I wrote this almost 2 years ago. Didn't have the time to finalize it and almost forgot about it. However when you look into the news it is even more evident what is coming.