• AfkInsider Commodities Report: Riding The Gold Roller Coaster

    By Staff, 3:38 pm

    Some bullishness returned to the gold market this week with the yellow metal breaking through $1,300 an ounce for the first time in five weeks. Gold was boosted by expectations of more demand from China as well and decline in the U.S. dollar, but it was something of a roller-coaster ride. Gold for August delivery […]

  • AfkInsider Commodities Report: Oil, Coffee, Cocoa Move Higher

    By Staff, 4:16 pm

    “So much has gone out of the copper price, that there isn’t much more that can bring it down.” – Copper Market and Demand at CRU in London.

  • Popular Southern African Sights

    winelands By Staff, 12:23 pm

    Table Mountain – Considered one of the most epic sights in Africa, the flat-topped rocky mountain that overlooks Cape Town, otherwise known as Table Mountain, is the subject of countless tourist photos.

  • AfkInsider Commodities Report: Copper, Gold Rally; Oil Surges Then Retreats

    By Staff, 4:06 pm

    Several commodities including copper, gold and oil were boosted this week following comments July 10 by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke that the reserve’s accommodative monetary policy would be needed for the foreseeable future. His remarks put pay to fresh expectations late last week that there soon would be a scaling back of the Federal […]

  • Top 10 Ways to Save Money While Traveling

    By Staff, 11:00 am

    Choosing Airline Tickets Carefully – Visit discount websites before purchasing any tickets to see if they can combine flight segments from different airlines for an awesome deal, and look out for connecting flights or round trips to save even more money.

  • 10 Ways Online Businesses Trick You

    By Staff, 9:41 am

    If for some reason you are persuaded to make the purchase, when you click the “buy” button, instead of being taken to a billing page, you’re taken to another promotional page for another product that apparently only you have the chance to buy, because you’re buying that other thing.

  • AfkInsider Commodities Report: Oil Prices Surge, Gold Higher

    By Staff, 3:46 pm

    Crude oil prices were up this week on the escalating political crisis in Egypt and fears of supply disruptions if passage through the Suez Canal is affected.

  • 10 of the Strangest Animals Found in Africa

    mandrill By Staff, 2:00 pm

    Referred to by some as the smartest bird in the world, African gray parrot can learn hundreds of words and sounds, eats seeds, berries, nuts and fruit, and lives in the central and western parts of Africa.

  • AFKInsider Commodities Report: U.S. Fed, China Concerns Hurt Commodities

    By Staff, 2:23 pm

    Unlike gold, platinum and its sister metal palladium, have far greater industrial uses, and their prices have benefited from strong demand from the auto sector.

  • AFKInsider Commodities Report: Supply & China Woes Hurt Commodities

    By Staff, 6:08 pm

    The U.S. Energy Administration on Wednesday reported an unexpected increase in U.S. gasoline stockpiles, sparking concerns that summer demand in the world’s top oil-consuming country might be weaker than expected.