Tag Archives for: South Africa

Everything You Need To Know About Ebola Right Now

healthcare1Chris Martenson: The current Ebola outbreak, unlike others throughout history, is lasting a very long time; with cases now being reported on a variety of continents well outside of its equatorial African origin.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 15, 2014 1:01pm

Second Texas Healthcare Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

biotechTyler Durden: And then there were three.

WHO Warns Up To 10,000 Ebola Cases Per Week By December

healthcare-etfsTyler Durden: With more than 4,400 people dead from Ebola - mainly in West Africa - senior WHO official Bruce Aylward told reporters on Monday that the outbreak was continuing to spread geographically to new districts in the capitals
ETF BASIC NEWS October 14, 2014 2:28pm

Are We Being Misinformed On How Ebola Spreads

health careHow did a health worker in Dallas wearing full protective gear catch Ebola if the virus “does not spread easily”?  Just last week, Barack Obama declared to the public that you cannot get Ebola “sitting

Geopolitical Events Boosting These American Stocks [Stillwater Mining Company, ETFS Physical Platinum Shares, Wellgreen Platinum Ltd]

Wall streetJohn Whitefoot: When it comes to Wall Street, oil isn’t the only commodity investors are seeking stable supplies of—you can add platinum (NYSEARCA:PPLT) to the list.
NYSE:PALL March 19, 2014 10:57am

World Currencies Are Starting To Collapse [Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute, SPDR Gold Trust (ETF)]

currency1This time, the Federal Reserve has created a truly global problem.  A big chunk of the trillions of dollars that it pumped into the financial system over the past several years has flowed into emerging markets
NYSE:DIA January 26, 2014 10:28pm

Emerging Market Countries Best Poised To Weather The End Of Easy Money

emerging-marketsAfter the Federal Reserve (Fed) signalled its intent to taper last May, emerging market (EM) stocks and bonds came under pressure. And though the assets have rebounded since the Fed’s surprise no-taper announcement last week, investors are
NYSE:EEM September 27, 2013 4:34pm

Investors Turn To Emerging Market ETFs

emerging marketsRudy Martin: "Emerging market stocks are down."
NYSE:EEM September 24, 2013 5:17pm

Investors Should Stay Away From The South Africa ETF

south-africa1The global financial turmoil severely tested the mettle of many a developing economy. While many proved their resilience, others were stretched considerably to survive the crisis. In this context, volatility in the financial and commodity
NYSE:EZA May 24, 2013 1:36pm

3 Country ETFs Struggling In 2013: iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund, iShares MSCI South Africa Index

countryEric Dutram: The global financial turmoil severely tested the mettle of many a developing economy. While many proved their resilience, challenging the foundation of many mature economies, others were stretched considerably to survive the crisis.
NYSE:EWM February 20, 2013 1:11pm

3 ETFs Offering Exposure To Dividend-Paying Stocks With A General Focus On Commodity Industries

Michael Johnston: In the current environment, there are many investors who are seeking out dividend-paying stocks to be core holdings within their portfolios as a way to both reduce
NYSE:ABCS December 10, 2012 11:51pm

A Deeper Look at South Africa’s Commodity Industry (EZA, AU, RIO, BHP, GFI, HMY, SSL)

Stephen Simpson: South Africa is the largest economy of Africa, and it accounts for almost one-quarter of the continent’s GDP. The path to this status has not been an easy one, however, as the country languished under sanctions in the 1980s tied to the government’s apartheid policies.
NYSE:EZA November 7, 2012 3:03pm

Five Emerging Markets ETFs ex-Taiwan & South Korea (ECON, HILO, EMHY, AGEM, BBRC)

Carolyn Pairitz: Emerging market ETFs have seen a surge in interest in recent years, as U.S.-based investors have embraced this asset class as a core components of any long-term, growth-focused strategy. With most developed markets still trying to recover from the financial crisis,
BATS:EMHY October 10, 2012 1:01pm

South Africa Opportunities For Investors (EZA, GM, TM, RDS.B)

Tim Seymour: Emerging markets have been one the best places for market participants to find investment opportunities in equities, especially in the retail and banking sectors.  In particular in South Africa (NYSEARCA:EZA), firms in these industries have historically been bullet proof;
NYSE:EZA October 9, 2012 2:18pm

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