Last week was a quiet but generally positive one for the markets as shares rose in a variety of sectors thanks to stronger commodity prices and quality earnings reports. The biggest gainers
In trading on Thursday, the iPath DJ-UBS Cotton TR Sub-Idx ETN (NYSE:BAL) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 6.80% on the day. Also up on the day are the
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.
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
CNBC’s Herb Greenberg is suggesting that investors should skip the Middle East. The biggest problem is that
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
With interest rates at record lows and expected to remain depressed for the foreseeable future, investors have been forced to get creative in their hunt for current return. Some have shifted
“Dubai World, an investment company in the desert emirate of Dubai, stunned investors around the world when it said it would move to renegotiate its mountains of debt