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Geopolitical Events Boosting These American Stocks

March 19th, 2014

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. Read more…

NYSE:PALL, NYSE:PPLT

World Currencies Are Starting To Collapse

January 26th, 2014

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 Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:VWO

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

September 27th, 2013

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 Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Investors Turn To Emerging Market ETFs

September 24th, 2013

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

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:FXP, NYSE:VWO

Investors Should Stay Away From The South Africa ETF

May 24th, 2013

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 Read more…

NYSE:EZA

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

February 20th, 2013

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. Read more…

NYSE:EWM, NYSE:EWY, NYSE:VNM

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

December 10th, 2012

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 Read more…

NYSE:ABCS, NYSE:CCXE, NYSE:GNAT

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

November 7th, 2012

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. Read more…

NYSE:EZA

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

October 10th, 2012

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, Read more…

BATS:EMHY, NYSE:AGEM, NYSE:BBRC, NYSE:ECON, NYSE:HILO

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

October 9th, 2012

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; Read more…

NYSE:EZA

World Reserve Currency: Why The U.S. Dollar Is Under Attack

October 7th, 2012

Michael Snyder: Most Americans have no idea what a tremendous advantage the United States possesses by having the primary reserve currency of the world, Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UUP

What South Africa Means To The Platinum Market (PGM, PPLT, PTM, LPLT, EZA)

October 2nd, 2012

Tony Daltorio: Platinum generally receives less attention from investors than other precious metals, but it is rarer than gold or silver. The metal’s physical characteristics have made it important for a wide variety of industrial applications. Its resistance to corrosion, for example, Read more…

NYSE:EZA, NYSE:LPLT, NYSE:PGM, NYSE:PPLT, NYSE:PTM

How To Build A Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio (IEZ, GLD, DVY, MOO, GDX, HAP, TBF, TIP)

September 26th, 2012

Jared Cummans: The threat of hyperinflation in our current economic state is very minimal, though it is true that the U.S. is currently at the highest risk for such a phenomenon among major developed countries. Preparations for a hyperinflationary environment have heated Read more…

NYSE:DVY, NYSE:IEZ, NYSE:MOO, NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TIP

Three Countries With The Largest Gold Reserves (GLD, ABX, GFI, AU, NEM)

September 13th, 2012

Tony Daltorio: Gold has a rich history throughout the centuries as a store of value and a means of exchange (money) for goods and services between peoples all over the world, no matter the particular culture. Perhaps that is because gold is found in so many locations Read more…

NYSE:GLD

Time To Exit South Africa ETF? (EZA)

August 20th, 2012

Neena Mishra: Recent violence at a platinum mine in South Africa, which resulted in 34 deaths and scores of injuries, left the country in shock and the investors spooked. The incident actually hits at larger socioeconomic problems that the country faces and the risks Read more…

NYSE:EZA




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