Brazil Stocks Still Offer Value Despite Country’s Woes

brazilian-mapTony Daltorio:  On Sept. 9, Standard & Poor’s downgraded its credit rating on Brazil to junk (BB+) with a negative outlook. Gone is Brazil’s much-prized investment grade rating (BBB-) . . . washed away by scandal.
NYSE:EWZ September 24, 2015 1:25pm

What Offshore Drilling Tells Us About an Oil Price Recovery [Seadrill Ltd, Total SA (ADR), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR)]

oil rig spillJim Nelson:  One of the best ways to take advantage of a booming industry is to buy the “pick-and-shovel” plays, rather than the companies that first come to mind. That term originates from the idea that the people who sold picks and shovels to the miners
ETF BASIC NEWS June 2, 2015 12:03pm

What To Expect As Crude Oil Gets Crushed [Halliburton Company, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR), Chevron Corporation]

oilChris Vermeulen:  Looking back to 2007 (seven years ago) we have seen the price of crude oil perform incredible price swings.
NYSE:XLE December 8, 2014 3:47pm

How To Profit From Politics In Brazil [iShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR)]

brazilian-mapMartin Hutchinson: Brazil’s elections could have a profound effect on the country’s investment prospects for years to come. Martin Hutchinson offers the inside scoop.
NYSE:EWZ October 8, 2014 10:59am

Top International Stocks To Buy Now [Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR), Diageo plc (ADR)]

buyers and sellersLawrence Meyers: The mere mention of “international stocks” is enough to send most investors cowering in a corner. There’s a generalized anxiety that a company that resides in another country somehow has no safeguards
ETF BASIC NEWS September 2, 2014 2:25pm

Top Dividends In This Emerging Market [Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR), Vale SA (ADR), VIVUS, Inc.]

brazilian-mapMarshall Hargrave: Brazil, despite its somewhat sluggish economy, has been a big winner in the stock market.
ETF BASIC NEWS August 8, 2014 1:06pm

The Best Value Buy In Energy Today [Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR), Statoil ASA(ADR)]

oil rig spillSteve Mauzy: When baseball legend Wee Willie Keeler was asked the secret to his hitting prowess, the diminutive right fielder replied, “Keep a clear eye, and hit ‘em where they ain’t.”  Sage advice, considering Weeler retired with a .341 batting average,
ETF BASIC NEWS July 9, 2014 11:29am

International Dividend Stocks To Own Today [HSBC Holdings plc (ADR), Total SA (ADR), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR), Vodafone Group Plc (ADR)]

dividends1Marshall Hargrave:  Investors have been dumping tech stocks over the past few weeks. The NASDAQ Composite has continued its fall this week. It is now down over 6% for the month.

NYSE:DVY April 17, 2014 1:56pm

Behind The Recent Weakness In Brazil ETFs

brazilian-mapOf late, Brazil small-cap ETFs have been hurt more than large caps in the country like (NYSEARCA:EWZ) on slowing economic growth prospects. The Brazilian economy which saw a turnaround following the Fed’s ‘taper hold’ decision in September,
NYSE:BRF November 18, 2013 5:57pm

The Outlook For Oil Stocks Remains Bullish

oil rig spillNadia Simmons: Looking at the chart of crude oil from today’s point of view, we can say that the first week of a new month and a new quarter was quite good for oil bulls. Although we saw a drop below the August low and the 38.2% Fibonacci
NYSE:XLE October 9, 2013 1:55pm

Brazil Is A Sleeping Beast: iShares MSCI Brazil Index, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR)

brazilian-map: We continue to see a powerful breakout in Brazil and with net short Ibovespa futures >$3.5B there is room for additional move.
NYSE:EWZ March 8, 2013 2:45pm

Top Ranked Latin America ETF (ILF)

latin americaEric Dutram: A sluggish recovery in the U.S. market, an impending debt ceiling fight and the never ending Euro-zone crisis have led investors to shift their focus from the developed economies to the emerging ones instead. This has proven to be a solid strategy in recent times,
NYSE:ILF January 18, 2013 4:59pm

The Best Investment Plays To Avoid The Fiscal Cliff (HEDJ, HILO, SLB, HAL, NOV, SDRL, PBR)

Money Morning Staff: As most income investors know, the Bush-era dividend tax reduction is among the old tax cuts that could become a new increase if we "fall off" the fiscal cliff. 
NYSE:HEDJ November 30, 2012 2:34pm

A Closer Look At Iran’s Commodity Industry

Stephen Simpson: Iran is quite possibly one of the best-known and least-known countries in the world for American investors. Tense, if not outright hostile, relations between Iran and many Western countries have kept it in the news, but relatively few investors
ETF BASIC NEWS November 9, 2012 1:16pm

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