Tag Archives for: South Africa

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

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,
NYSE:EZA October 2, 2012 10:34am

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

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
NYSE:DVY September 26, 2012 10:47am

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

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
NYSE:GLD September 13, 2012 11:18am

Time To Exit South Africa ETF? (EZA)

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
NYSE:EZA August 20, 2012 1:18pm

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

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
NYSE:GLD July 17, 2012 10:46pm

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

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.
NYSE:EGPT June 29, 2012 1:53pm

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

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.
NYSE:EZA June 25, 2012 10:52am

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

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.
NYSE:EZA May 25, 2012 10:00am

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

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.

NYSE:GLD April 27, 2012 11:01am

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

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.

NYSE:GLD April 4, 2012 7:28pm

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

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...


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

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.

NYSE:EPI April 3, 2012 1:02pm

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

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

NYSE:SDS April 1, 2012 8:15pm

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

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.

NYSE:GLD March 26, 2012 5:36pm

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