The Group of 20 (G-20) is meeting today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) in Seoul, South Korea, and one of the main topics of discussion will be the role of the U.S. dollar in the post-crisis global
David Fry: In 2003, I interviewed a successful sponsor and had the temerity to offer some suggestions where some ETFs were needed. The response from this person was: “Look, we’re not
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Scott Burns, director of ETF analysis for Morningstar, decided to offer his opinions on the recently released Kauffman Report. Scott does not hold back any punches calling the report a “rambling diatribe.” He does not consider it a
Although gold’s seemingly unstoppable rally has been one of the dominant stories of the last several months in the financial world, it is another precious metal that has stolen the show
Thanks to ongoing concerns about the U.S. dollar and debt crises around the world, many investors have focused in on commodities as a way to save their portfolios from the ravages of inflation.
While most are anxiously anticipating a grand currency showdown at the G20 summit in Seoul this month, rare earths is bound to be one act of the G20 high Korean Drama amid the mounting
It has been a roller coaster week thus far as stocks and precious metals plunged on heavy selling volume on the back of a rising dollar, only to make a strong rebound Wednesday.
Following through from Tuesday’s distribution, stocks struggled at the open on Wednesday. But, at 10:00 am the markets reversed and trading ended up on the day. The action was subdued,
There’s going to be a massive stock and bond market selloff in the first half of 2011. Not only that, the selloff could cause a worldwide financial disaster, global market crashes and the destruction of wealth that will make the popping of the dotcom and housing bubbles feel like a mild inconvenience. Why?
In trading on Wednesday, the Global X Silver Miners ETF (NYSE:SIL) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 4.08% on the day. Also up on the day are the
“Hong Kong stocks have been rallying hard, and now the options are turning bearish. Our Depth Charge monitoring program detected the purchase of 11,000 November 19 puts on the iShares
Cotton…silver…palladium…nickel…corn. What do these things have in common?
With the CME putting rules in place to ease volatility in commodities, questions rise about a commodity bubble. Is this just a currency devaluation
With the weakness in yesterday’s tape, we saw the overbought pressure in the commodity space finally come home to roost. The likes of the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE:GLD), iShares Silver Trust