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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

U.S. Dollar: 11 Reasons It Could Be The End Of The Petrodollar (UUP, UDN, GLD, SLV, UCO, USO)

July 17th, 2012

Michael Snyder: Is the petrodollar dead?  Well, not yet, but the nails are being hammered into the coffin even as you read this.  For decades, most of the nations of the world Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:UCO, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:USO, NYSE:UUP

What Are CIVETS, and Why Are They Important? (GXG, IDX, VNM, EGPT, TUR, EZA)

June 29th, 2012

Slok Carpenter: What are CIVETS anyway? A Goldman Sachs economist coined the term BRIC ten years ago describing the four big emerging markets he predicted would drive global economic growth: Brazil, Russia, India and China. Read more…

NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:GXG, NYSE:IDX, NYSE:TUR, NYSE:VNM

The Global Slowdown Is Hitting Emerging Market Currencies (EZA, UUP, SZR, FXI, VGK)

June 25th, 2012

Jack Crooks: Back in late February I gave you an easy way to consider investing in emerging market (EM) currencies. Effectively, it comes down to: Follow the stock market of the local EM that interests you, and the currency will almost always follow. Read more…

NYSE:EZA, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:SZR, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:VGK

Why Moody’s Reaffirmed Its Negative Outlook On South Africa (EZA)

May 25th, 2012

Sean Geary:  Citing ineffectual and capricious government policy, Moody’s has reaffirmed its negative outlook on South Africa’s credit rating, as its economy (NYSEARCA:EZA) is now experiencing slower growth in addition to stubbornly high unemployment. Read more…

NYSE:EZA

Operation ‘Easter Egg’: 200 Arab Billionaires Conspire To “Kill” The Dollar

April 27th, 2012

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: Secret talks between 200 Arab billionaires in Abu Dhabi, UAE took place during Easter weekend in April 2010 to discuss the death of the petrodollar and the realignment of military protection of Middle East oil fields, according to a source close to Jim Willie of the Hat Trick Letter. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Gerald Celente: New Reserve Currency After 2012 Election (GLD, SLV, UUP, IAU, UDN, SGOL)

April 4th, 2012

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul:  Get positioned for the dethroning of the U.S. dollar as the primary reserve currency, according to Trends Research Institute Founder Gerald Celente. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SGOL, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

When Russia’s Worried, We All Should Be Worried (RSX, EPI, EWZ, EZA, FXI)

April 4th, 2012

Sara Nunnally:  The BRICs are starting to show their power. As tensions with Iran rise, their economic fate is at risk. When Russia’s worried, we all should be worried… Read more…

NYSE:EPI, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:RSX

BRICS: 3 Reasons These Countries Are Banking On A Declining U.S. Dollar? (EWZ, RSX, EPI, FXI, EZA)

April 3rd, 2012

Rudy Martin: A world-shaking event occurred this week in the global financial arena, and its impact will be felt for years to come. It will yank the wind straight out of the U.S. dollar’s sails and force a fundamental de-valuation of assets down to emerging-market levels. Read more…

NYSE:EPI, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:RSX

Is The U.S. Economy Heading Toward A Full Recovery? (SPY, TZA, SDS, SKF, FAS)

April 1st, 2012

Michael Snyder:  Is the U.S. economy going to be okay?  Well, if the only source you listened to was the mainstream media, you would be left with the distinct impression that the U.S. economy is heading Read more…

NYSE:SDS, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TZA

10 Reasons Why The Reign Of The U.S. Dollar As The World Reserve Currency Is About To End (UUP, GLD, SLV)

March 26th, 2012

Michael Snyder:  The U.S. dollar (NYSEARCA:UUP) has probably been the closest thing to a true global currency that the world has ever seen.  For decades, the use of the U.S. dollar has been absolutely dominant in international trade.  This has had tremendous benefits for the U.S. financial system and for U.S. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

UBS Launches Leveraged Real Estate ETN (RWXL, RWX, BDCL, MLPL)

March 22nd, 2012

Michael Johnston:  UBS continued to expand its lineup of monthly leveraged ETPs this month, debuting a product that is designed to deliver amplified exposure to international real estate firms. The new Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Dow Jones International Real Estate ETN (NYSEARCA:RWXL) will Read more…

NYSE:BDCL, NYSE:MLPL, NYSE:RWX, NYSE:RWXL




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