Archive for the ‘NYSE:EWY’ Category

South Korea: The Only Real Economy Left In The World

May 15th, 2013

south koreaMartin Hutchinson: With most of the world’s major economies running the printing presses to the point where it’s becoming absurd, there’s one country out there that is in the catbird seat when it comes to a strong, stable economy, growing export Read more…


How To Play A Recovery In South Korean Markets

April 25th, 2013

south koreaTim Melvin: One of the biggest stories of the year so far has been the saber rattling coming from North Korea. Read more…


What’s Next For The Korea ETF?

April 10th, 2013

south koreaThe on-going political turmoil in the Korean peninsula has weighed heavily on investors. If anything, many consider the nation’s relationship with North Korea to be one of the primary concerns for investing in South Korea. Read more…


ETF To Short This Week: iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (EWY)

February 20th, 2013

shortsaleEric Dutram: With continuous decline in the value of the yen over the past few weeks, Japanese ETFs that are designed to provide hedge against any fall in the currency have continued to rally. At the same time, both currency-hedged Equity ETFs – WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEARCA:DXJ) Read more…


3 Country ETFs Struggling In 2013: iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund, iShares MSCI South Africa Index

February 20th, 2013

countryEric Dutram: The global financial turmoil severely tested the mettle of many a developing economy. While many proved their resilience, challenging the foundation of many mature economies, others were stretched considerably to survive the crisis. Read more…


Two New Country Views For A Two-Speed Global Economy (EWY, IYE, IYW)

February 19th, 2013

european countriesRuss Koesterich: If recent economic data is any proof, the global economy is still stuck in a two-speed regime. Developed markets like Europe, Japan and the United States are stalling and struggling to shake off their post-crisis economic slump, while China is re-accelerating from its 2012 slowdown. Read more…


Why South Korea Is A Buy Today; 3 Ways To Invest

January 22nd, 2013

south koreaMartin Hutchinson: If you’re tired of the crisis a month routine we’ve seen with the United States and the Eurozone, there’s always South Korea. Read more…


Playing The 3 Cheapest Markets In The World With ETFs (ARGT, EWY, EWI)

January 9th, 2013

Eric Dutram: Overall, 2012 wasn’t that bad of a year for stocks around the world. Despite some major political risks and debt worries, equities in a number of key markets managed to finish the year Read more…


Why I Am Bullish On The South Korean ETF (EWY)

December 19th, 2012

Steven Orlowski: South Korean stocks rose today in the aftermath of the historic election of the first female president, Park Geun-hye. Park is the 60-year old daughter of a former dictator. She is a member of the conservative party and will be replacing outgoing President Lee Myung-bak. Read more…


Kospi Stock Exchange: How High Could South Korea Stocks Go?

December 16th, 2012

Mitchell Hall: The South Korea (NYSEARCA:EWY) Kospi stock exchange has broken through the psychologically important 2,000 barrier at 2,002.77, Read more…


Top Ranked iShares MSCI South Korea Index ETF In Focus (EWY)

December 6th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Economic uncertainty all over the world has taken a toll not only on the developed equity markets, but it has also cast a shadow over some of the emerging markets as well. This hasn’t just hurt smaller and riskier nations though, as even the largest of the emerging markets, Read more…


Forget Local, Buy Global: ETFs For Asia’s Best Brand (EWY, AAIT, PAF)

November 27th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: The proliferation of ETFs has opened up the doors to international markets, bringing investors closer to high growth opportunities along with all of the cost-efficiency Read more…


South Korean ETFs: Best Way To Play Asia? (FKO, EWY)

November 18th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Economic uncertainty all over the world has taken its toll not only on the developed equity markets, but has also cast its shadow over some of the emerging markets as well. Read more…


Forget China, Buy These 3 Emerging Market ETFs Instead (THD, ECH, EWY)

November 14th, 2012

Eric Dutram: China remains an economic behemoth that dominates the broad emerging market discussion. For good reason too, as the nation is currently the 2nd largest economy in the world and is expected to pass the U.S. in terms of total GDP within a decade. Read more…


Do Country ETFs Really Provide Diversification? (EWA, EWY, EWU, EWG, EWZ)

November 12th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Over the past decade, globalization has increased the interdependence of nations among each other. With the growth and advent of technology, businesses and capital flows are no longer limited within a given nation. Read more…


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