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Global Market ETF In Clear Bearish Phase

etfsRick Pendergraft:  The iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) represents most of the world’s financial markets, excluding the United States and Canada. The EAFE stands for Europe, Australasia and the Far East.  This global market ETF has been in a downtrend 
NYSE:EFA January 15, 2016 4:38pm

The State Of The Market In 5 Charts; November 2015 Edition

wall-street-etfDavid Fabian:  This week’s opening blog post is dedicated to a more wide-ranging overview of the global financial markets. This purpose of this analysis is to take a broader view of several key indices in order to reaffirm current trends or assess new opportunities.
NYSE:AGG November 16, 2015 11:47am

Chart Of Global ETF Points Toward A Possible Correction [iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF), iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF)]

new etfsRick Pendergraft: Looking at the results of my nightly scans last evening, I couldn’t help but notice that an inordinate number of exchange-traded funds appeared on the bullish list. Most of them either represented a foreign market or a particular global region.
NYSE:EEM June 5, 2015 3:57pm

Decoding International Equity ETF Returns [iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund CAD Hedged(TSE:XIN), iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF)(NYSEARCA:EFA)]

canada bubbleHow have international equities performed over the last year? If you research the returns of index funds in this asset class, you may wind up with more questions than answers. I recently received an email from David, a reader who wanted to know why the recent performance of three international equity index funds looked so
NYSE:EFA December 5, 2014 12:33pm

Are Single Country ETFs Right For Your Portfolio? [Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF)]

ETFsDavid Fabian: ETF investors have a plethora of ways to access international exposure in their portfolios that range from single country sector funds to broad-based global indices. From a flexibility standpoint, there has never been a better
NYSE:DXJ November 14, 2014 5:29pm

Investment Implications On The Taper

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: The taper surprise was that stocks rocketed higher once the markets digested the Fed’s statement. The market chose to focus on the improving economy rather than a reduction in monetary stimulus. From The Wall Street Journal:
NYSE:EEM December 19, 2013 11:11am

Dow Jones Industrial Average: Economy and Fed Providing 2014 Tailwind For Stocks

bullish buyChris Ciovacco: Earlier this week, we covered the good news is bad news logic that dominated the markets Monday through Thursday. Friday, the markets shifted to a “good payroll numbers mean a strengthening economy, which is good news
NYSE:DIA December 6, 2013 6:53pm

Time To Consider Emerging Markets?

emerging marketsAndy Crowder: Stock markets across the globe have been on a tear this year.
NYSE:EEM December 1, 2013 7:14pm

3 Reasons Stocks Could Move Significantly Higher

stock price surgeChris Ciovacco: Three Tailwinds Could Converge For Bulls:
NYSE:EEM November 9, 2013 11:21am

Dow Jones Industrial Average: Cracks Could Fuel Pullback In Stocks

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Pullbacks Do Not Always Come When Crowd Expects. Markets must climb a wall of worry. The long-time expression on the Street is backed by common sense. If investors are worried, then it stands to reason that they may have kept
NYSE:DIA November 5, 2013 11:30am

Stocks Bubbles: Can We Profit While Monitoring Risk?

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Money Printing Brings Opportunities And Risk. We live in a time with unprecedented and simultaneous easy-money policies from the world’s largest central banks; the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, and the Bank of Japan.
NYSE:EEM November 4, 2013 4:34pm

Bonds Are Making A Statement About Markets And Economy

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Fed Changed Market’s Tone: The financial markets watch the Fed very closely, and for good reason as outlined on October 25. Wednesday’s Fed statement was interpreted by the markets as being more hawkish than expected
NYSE:AGG November 1, 2013 3:20pm

Bonds May Be A Key Tell For Stocks

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: When the Fed governors prepare to turn in for the night, their prayers undoubtedly call for some improvement in the economy. As noted Monday, the Fed is hoping the economic coals will take over allowing them to put away
NYSE:AGG October 31, 2013 3:42pm

Would I Rather Be In Bond Or Stock ETFs?

new etfsChris Ciovacco: In the wake of Wednesday’s Fed announcement, the exchange traded fund (ETF) landscape was aligned with the consensus forecast for monetary policy. From The New York Times:

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