Anglo Platinum Limited (ADR)
If you are a frequent reader of my blog, you may already know I am not a commodity trader. I think of investing as the action of buying assets that can be valued through their cash flow generation capabilities. Commodities such as gold that owe their price to their use as a safe heaven - in my opinion - do not constitute investments. Of course you can make money through gold or more »
It doesn't happen all the time, but sometimes it's easy for investors to make money just by scanning the international headlines. In South Africa last month, labor unrest in the country's mining sector came to the fore as a strike at a platinum mine became violent, resulting in the death of 44 people.
The country's labor unions have become more and more strident in their protests more »