Energy & Commodities

Amy Calistri's picture
Vale Isn't Interested in Fertilizer, But Maybe You Should Be

The world is losing arable land and needs more food every year, a situation that bodes well for the world's major fertilizer producers.

by Amy Calistri | July 21, 2009
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The Ten Worst Countries to Invest In

We apply our proprietary rating system to find the Top Ten countries investors' dollars should never visit. The results may surprise you.

by Anthony Haddad | July 15, 2009
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Continuing International Expansion, Wal-Mart Opens First Store in India

The discount retailer is now part of one of the world's largest marketplaces. It faces stiff competition from neighborhood oriented business. Wal-Mart officials have seen an encouraging start as consumers rush into their newest expansion.

by Kyle Hartman | July 13, 2009
Anthony Haddad's picture
The Top Ten Countries to Invest in Right Now

We take a look at the best spots in the world to invest. Our research has led us to some very surprising results.

by Anthony Haddad | July 13, 2009
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Top Performing ADRs for the First Half of 2009

Foreign markets have outperformed the S&P. But many of these markets are difficult for the average investor to gain access to, that's where an ADR or American depository receipt comes in. It's a foreign company, on a U.S. exchange, find out which have been the best this year.

by Anthony Haddad | July 09, 2009
Amy Calistri's picture
Presidential Summit Prompts Renewed Blue Chip Investment in Russia

U.S. companies are pouring billions of dollars into the Russian market. Your portfolio could benefit from this renewed interest. Add to the fact of the dramatic increase in foreign investment that Russia has more arable land than the entire United States. Sounds like an investing opportunity.

by Amy Calistri | July 09, 2009
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World Bank Warns Global Economy Remains Fragile

The G-8 has taken steps to overcome poverty, a $1.1 trillion aid package for low-income countries. Those poised for profit are India and China, while both countries are outpacing the U.S. GDP growth. India's GDP is increasing eight times as fast as the United States, and China by ten times. Finding a way to gain access to foreign markets will boost your portfolio.

by Francisco Bermea | July 08, 2009
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The Silver Lining to a Falling Dollar

The U.S. national debt sits at more than $11 trillion dollars -- double its total from just 10 years ago. That's so much debt that some are questioning the dollar's status as the world's reserve currency.

But there is a silver lining for income investors. This massive spending, combined with movement out of U.S. Treasuries, is going to take its toll on the dollar, and international income investors could reap the rewards in the form of higher dividends. Read on to see just how much a falling dollar can boost your income stream.

by Carla Pasternak | June 24, 2009
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A Chinese Telecom Giant Poised for Further Growth

China is developing a rapidly growing consumer base. As China expands, we expect the telecom sector to thrive, and we have the perfect pick to capture the potential profit from this sector.

by Paul Tracy | June 09, 2009
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Latin American Blue Chips Will Fuel a Global Recovery -- and This Fund Will Outperform Year-in and Year-out

Led by Brazil, Latin America is a rapidly developing region with bountiful natural resources and world-class commodity producers. And this fund's veteran management team has outperformed 99% of all funds in the Latin America category.

by Nathan Slaughter | May 11, 2009