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Gold Coins Have Been South Africa's Best Investment For 50 Years
Article By: Tyler Durden
Monday, August 21, 2017 2:12 AM EDT
In the 50 years since the first Krugerrand was minted in South Africa, the gold coins have turned out to be one of the best investments in the country.
In this article: GLD
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E The Fiscal Breakeven Oil Price For OPEC Countries Has Been Coming Down
Article By: Arthur Donner
Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:06 PM EDT
Many of the oil producing countries need much higher oil prices if they want to balance their fiscal budgets.
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EC World GDP In Current U.S. Dollars Seems To Have Peaked; This Is A Problem
Article By: Gail Tverberg
Monday, August 14, 2017 12:44 PM EDT
What has been concerning for the last couple of years is that World GDP is no longer growing robustly. In fact, it may even have started shrinking, with 2014 being the peak year.
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Sigh Of Relief Weighs On Yen And Gold, While Lifting Equities And The Dollar
Article By: Marc Chandler
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:59 AM EDT
The lack of new antagonisms over the weekend between the US and North Korea has prompted the markets to react accordingly.
In this article: GXC, EEM, GLD, TNX, FXE, EZA, FXY
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Fasten Your Seat Belts: ‘A Melting Pot’ Of Risks
Article By: The Heisenberg Report
Saturday, August 12, 2017 5:49 PM EDT
Thanks to the fact that global central banks have printed more money than human beings are capable of comprehending, financial assets have been inoculated.
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US Crude Production At Cycle Highs As Rig Count Stabilizes; Desperate Saudis Jawbone Deeper Cuts To Come
Article By: Tyler Durden
Friday, August 11, 2017 1:40 PM EDT
A tough week for crude oil, which tumbled after algos tagged $50 stops yesterday following the biggest gasoline inventory build in 7 months.
In this article: OIL
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Emerging Markets: What Has Changed - Friday, August 11
Article By: Marc Chandler
Friday, August 11, 2017 12:59 PM EDT
In the EM equity space as measured by MSCI, Peru (+1.8%), Czech Republic (+0.7%), and Hungary (+0.5%) have outperformed this week, while India (-3.9%), Korea (-3.5%), and Hong Kong (-2.1%) have underperformed.
In this article: EWW, ARGT, EZA, EWH, EEM
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OPEC Oil Output Jumps To Highest In 2017 As Production Cut Compliance Slides
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, August 10, 2017 7:27 AM EDT
A surge in Libyan oil production in July sent total OPEC output higher by 172.6kbpd last month to 32.87mmbpd, the highest monthly production this year, as Saudi production also hit a 2017 high of 10.067mmbpd.
In this article: BNO, DBO, OIL
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Global Stocks Hit Another Record High, Ignore Slowing Chinese Trade
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 7:28 AM EDT
Following a sleepy overnight session, US futures are flat as are markets in Europe, while Asian stocks rose despite overnight trade data from China which unexpectedly missed across the board.
In this article: CYB Also: DIS, SPY, CVS, PCLN, IT, C, PFE, GOOG
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Rand Surges After South Africa's Parliament Speaker Allows Secret Ballot In Zuma No-Confidence Vote
Article By: Tyler Durden
Monday, August 7, 2017 11:46 AM EDT
In a surprise announcement, South Africa's parliament speaker announced a secret ballot will be held on Zuma no-confidence motion on Tuesday.
In this article: EZA
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TASI Targets Higher Prices Following Breakout Of Bull Pennant
Article By: Bruce Powers CMT
Monday, August 7, 2017 5:22 AM EDT
The Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) bull trend is preparing for its next move higher following a pull back towards support. Support can be anticipated anywhere from last week’s low of 7,059 and down to approximately 6,870.
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Emerging Markets: The Week Ahead
Article By: Marc Chandler
Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:37 PM EDT
EM FX appears to be rolling over. Technical indicators are stretched as many EM currencies bump up against strong resistance levels. Strong US jobs data is bringing Fed tightening back into focus.
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EM FX Technical Picture: Is EM FX Finally Turning?
Article By: Marc Chandler
Sunday, August 6, 2017 5:24 PM EDT
Is EM FX finally turning? We have been surprised (and puzzled) by how well EM currencies have held up as DM rates have risen. Recent price action suggests we may at an inflection point for EM FX.
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Two-Thirds Of Rising Global Growth Is Due To Emerging Markets, And 9 Other Interesting Facts
Article By: Tyler Durden
Friday, August 4, 2017 6:55 PM EDT
For all the talk about a "coordinated global recovery", it may come as a surprise that 57% of the acceleration in global GDP this year has come from a handful of commodity exporters, which together combine for just 17% of global GDP growth.
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E Alternative Investments
Article By: Vivian Lewis
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 8:30 AM EDT
In Q2 despite the official level of Wall Street having risen across the board, the Swiss managed to lose money because they bought the market rather than trying to buy winners, like the US tech stocks.
In this article: MFD, AZSEY, FCGYF, PONDX, GLD, AAIGF, TTM, IIF, NVO, RHHBY, RNSHF
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Oil Just Plunged To A $48 Handle After Survey Suggests OPEC Output Jumped In July
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:16 PM EDT
WTI crude just crashed below $49 on heavy volume after Bloomberg reports that a survey suggests that OPEC's July oil output rose by 210K to 32.87mmb/d, led by growth in Libya who upped production by 180Kb/d to the highest since June 2013.
In this article: OIL, SPX
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