Physical demand for gold and silver is strong as investors seek protection of wealth against uncertainty in the Middle East. It has already been reported that Col. Qaddafi has been a wise gold NYSE:AGQ March 28, 2011 1:02pm
Investors have become familiar with the term “contagion” in recent years, but most are accustomed to hearing the phenomenon discussed in relation to sovereign debt defaults in Europe NASDAQ:GULF February 22, 2011 11:02am
If you turned on your TV in the last week or so, you almost certainly saw coverage of the protests in Egypt. Almost overnight, the media narrative moved from Washington to Cairo. NASDAQ:GULF February 3, 2011 3:17pm
Last week I warnedof a flare-up in Egypt and a reversal in oil and gold. The media are transmitting pictures of street scenes in Egypt that for the most part appear benign. However, riptides of anti NASDAQ:GULF February 2, 2011 4:51pm
Egypt has become the center of the news world over the last week, as a series of violent protests and intensifying calls for a regime change have left the future of one of Africa’s most populous NYSE:BAL February 1, 2011 2:23pm
An unexpected specter is haunting the streets throughout the capitals of North Africa and the Middle East. Although revolution has been quelled for many years, dollar devaluation has caused NASDAQ:GULF January 27, 2011 3:37pm
As the world seeks natural resources and economic growth, Africa’s economy may continue to witness expansion enabling the Market Vectors Africa Index (NYSE:AFK) and the SPDR S&P NYSE:AFK August 20, 2010 10:57am
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