Posts Tagged ‘russia’

Russia Looks East As Relations with Europe Deteriorate

March 24th, 2014

russiaNicholas Cunningham: The standoff between the U.S. and the EU on one hand, and Russia on the other, intensified pretty quickly late last week. The U.S. quickly slapped heavier sanctions on Russia after its annexation of Crimea, leading to a mutual escalation of retaliatory measures. Read more…


Russia Eyes Crimea’s Oil and Gas Reserves

March 17th, 2014

russiaNicholas Cunningham: According to Reuters , Crimea may nationalize oil and gas assets within its borders belonging to Ukraine, and sell them off to Russia. Read more…


Is It Time To Buy Russia?

March 14th, 2014

russiaYves Lamoureux: We are asked if now is the right time to step up and buy Russian stocks (NYSEARCA:RSX). Many TV figures had proclaimed for many months that Russia was one of the cheapest market in the world. Read more…


A Russian ETF With 156% Upside

March 11th, 2014

russiaAndy Crowder: With the stock market seemingly making all-time highs on a daily basis, investors are finding it difficult to locate good investment opportunities. Read more…


Russia Threatens To Abandon The U.S. Dollar

March 5th, 2014

dollar etfThe Obama administration and the hotheads in Congress are threatening to hit Russia with “economic sanctions” for moving troops into Crimea.  Yes, those sanctions would sting a little bit, but what our politicians should be made aware Read more…


The U.S. Has No Good Options In Ukraine

March 3rd, 2014

russiaSo much for “isolating” Russia.  The Chinese government is publicly siding with Russia on the crisis in Ukraine, and that is very bad news for the United States.  Read more…


Can Winter Olympics Give Russia ETFs A Boost?

February 5th, 2014

russiaRussia was once a hot FDI destination but the country has lost its appeal as a valuable investment proposition over the years, thanks mainly to its slowing growth rate. The country is now growing at a rate of just 1.5% (or less) a year, a considerable decrease from 4.3% Read more…


Profit From Emerging Markets With Just One Investment

November 12th, 2013

emerging marketsMoe Zulfiqar: Emerging market equities (NYSEARCA:VWO) have taken center stage these days because, according to some, the key stock indices in the U.S. economy are reaching the overpriced mark. Investors’ returns aren’t going to Read more…


ETFs To Play When Washington Inevitably Starts Bickering Again

October 22nd, 2013

government americaJohn Whitefoot: If you listen to mainstream media, the power struggle in Washington is over. The left and right came together valiantly, raising the debt ceiling and ending the U.S. government shutdown. At least, they temporarily did; they basically Read more…


Russia Adds 12.7 Tonnes To Gold Reserves In August

September 30th, 2013

gold standardGold Silver Worlds:  It is getting kind of a cliché: the monthly gold reserve accumulation mainly by Russia and China continues non stop. The most up-to-date chart (see below, courtesy of Sharelynx) shows that Russia has been accumulating gold Read more…


Investors Turn To Emerging Market ETFs

September 24th, 2013

emerging marketsRudy Martin: ”Emerging market stocks are down.” Read more…


What’s Behind The Strength In Russia ETFs

September 16th, 2013

russiaIt has been a brutal stretch for many of the world’s top emerging markets in 2013, as several have struggled to keep their stock prices afloat in year-to-date terms. Top markets like Brazil and India have slumped under the weight of their currencies, Read more…


Uranium Prices Headed To $50 In 2014

September 10th, 2013

uraniumThe stubborn spot price of uranium (NYSEARCA:URA) has frustrated market watchers for the past year. But that’s not the whole story. As most long-term contracts have been made at higher prices, astute investors have been slowly moving Read more…


Should Investors Avoid Russia ETFs?

June 5th, 2013

russiaRussian stocks have on a decline so far this year and they have been very volatile too. Low investment and structural factors are leading to the slow growth of the economy, which in turn have hurt the stock market. Read more…


The Global Currency War: Russia Joins The Game

May 15th, 2013

russiaGold Silver Worlds: So far, China and Japan have stealen the show when it comes to currency wars in 2013. China was the first to announce several trading  agreements with its major trading partners. Although these have no short term Read more…


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