Investing In Africa’s Fast-Rising Economies – Part 2

Image by: David Berkowitz By Steven Morrison II In Part 1, we discussed why most people don’t see Africa as a good place to invest, and how those assumptions are wrong. Africa is, in fact, a booming continent, with a big bright future ahead of it. True, there are problems and difficulties faced by the…

Investing In Africa’s Fast-Rising Economies – Part 1

Image by: Retlaw Snellac By Steven Morrison II When most people in America think of Africa they think of starving babies with flies buzzing around their heads, thanks to decades of  well-intentioned TV commercials aimed at reducing hunger on the continent. Perhaps that negative PR and constant late-night television cries of “help, we can’t even…

Navigating The Crazy Commodities Market

Image by: Fang Guo By Steven Morrison II A well-balanced portfolio should include some commodities, whether as direct futures contracts, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), exchange-traded notes (ETNs) or just simply good old-fashioned stock in a company that deals directly with commodities. The problem is that commodities are all over the place in terms of prices, markets…

Does Bernanke know best?

It has been quite a week with the Greek problem still not out of the woods. Ben Bernanke indicated that the economy is not so good after all. Plus the release of 30 million barrels of oil just enough for the US to get through a day or two. How crazy is all of that.

Trading on “Eggshells”

It has been quite a week with the Greek problem still not out of the woods. Ben Bernanke indicated that the economy is not so good after all. Plus the release of 30 million barrels of oil just enough for the US to get through a day or two. How crazy is all of that.