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Everything You Need To Know About Ebola Right Now

October 15th, 2014

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. Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Second Texas Healthcare Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

October 15th, 2014

biotechTyler Durden: And then there were three. Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

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

October 14th, 2014

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 Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Are We Being Misinformed On How Ebola Spreads

October 14th, 2014

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 Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

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




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