How can investors get exposure to the hottest new oil and gas plays without getting burned by conflict premiums abroad or regulatory hurdles in North America? Fresh off three months of traveling the globe, Matt Badiali shares his insights on how to go where no one else wants to be and make a lot of money doing it.
For the second time in four years, the Republican Party has blown a presidential election through the choice of a running mate. What little chance the GOP had in winning the election has gone up in smoke with the selection of Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan.
Fears over where the dollar is headed – especially with continued money printing from the central bank – has pushed safety-seekers into investing in silver and gold. The idea of using gold and silver as an alternative currency has spread as the metals have grown more valuable.
Having seen sharp falls during Tuesday's US trading, gold prices regained some lost ground Wednesday morning, climbing as high as $1,583 per ounce, while stocks and commodities were broadly flat and US Treasuries dipped.