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Buy Emerging Markets, But Carefully

October 17th, 2013

emerging marketsSy Harding: Emerging markets were under pressure all summer from fears that the U.S. Fed would begin to taper back its QE stimulus. More recently, it was widely expected the battle in Washington over raising the debt-ceiling would add to the selling pressure. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:VWO

Three Emerging Market ETFs To Avoid

July 23rd, 2013

three 3Emerging markets, once the engine of global growth, have been hit hard this year due to feeble demand, lower commodity prices, and struggling currencies.   Read more…

NYSE:BKF, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:VWO

Fund Flows To Emerging Markets: A Threat or An Opportunity? (GAF, GUR, ILF, GMF)

December 18th, 2012

Joseph Hogue: The Bank for International Settlements has an interesting report out comparing lending to emerging markets in 2011 against the environment after the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008. Both periods saw a contraction in lending but for different reasons.  Read more…

NYSE:GAF, NYSE:GMF, NYSE:GUR, NYSE:ILF

A Cure For The Common Portfolio With These 2 Africa ETFs? (AFK, GAF)

July 5th, 2012

Michael Johnston: When asked to identify the economies that are posting the most substantial GDP expansion in the current environment, many investors would quickly respond with ChinaIndia, and other well known emerging markets. Read more…

NYSE:AFK, NYSE:GAF

Van Eck Files For Saudi Arabia ETFs (MES, GAF, GYLD, HYEM)

May 13th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov:  Investors on Wall Street have endured a grueling week as political turbulence in the overseas currency bloc paved the way for volatile trading and rampant profit taking. On the product development front, ArrowShares Read more…

NYSE:GAF, NYSE:GYLD, NYSE:HYEM, NYSE:MES

Three Reasons To Underweight South Africa (ILF, EZA, SZR, AFK, GAF)

February 14th, 2012

Russ Koesterich:  In my opinion, investors should consider minimizing their exposure to emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, otherwise known as EMEA. Read more…

NYSE:AFK, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:ILF, NYSE:SZR

State Street Global Advisors Files For SPDR S&P Small Cap Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF

July 6th, 2011

State Street Global Advisors has filed paperwork with the SEC for a “SPDR S&P Small Cap Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF.” The SPDR S&P Small Cap Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF (the “Fund”) seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of an equity index based upon the small capitalization segment of Middle Eastern and Read more…

NEW FILING, NYSE:GAF

Never Judge An ETF By Its Cover (GAF, GULF, AFK, DNH, DND, ESR, EEM, VWO)

May 31st, 2011

As hundreds of billions of dollars have flowed into exchange-traded products in recent years, international equity ETFs have been a particularly popular destination. As investors have shed Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:AFK, NYSE:DND, NYSE:DNH, NYSE:ESR, NYSE:GAF

Will This Breakout In Gold Be Authentic? (EGPT, UGL, GAF, AGQ, GLD, SLV)

March 28th, 2011

Physical demand for gold and silver is strong as investors seek protection of wealth against uncertainty in the Middle East. It has already been reported that Col. Qaddafi has been a wise gold Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UGL

Middle East ETFs Under Pressure As Protests Intensify (EGPT, EIS, GAF, EZA, MES, GULF)

February 22nd, 2011

Investors have become familiar with the term “contagion” in recent years, but most are accustomed to hearing the phenomenon discussed in relation to sovereign debt defaults in Europe Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:EIS, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:MES

Egyptian Riots … ETFs … And The Opportunities (EGPT, AFK, PMNA, GAF, GULF, MES, TUR, XLES, XES, IEZ)

February 3rd, 2011

If you turned on your TV in the last week or so, you almost certainly saw coverage of the protests in Egypt. Almost overnight, the media narrative moved from Washington to Cairo. Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NASDAQ:PMNA, NYSE:AFK, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:IEZ, NYSE:MES, NYSE:TUR, NYSE:XES, NYSE:XLES

Capital Leaving The Middle East & Looking For Safe Havens In Hard Assets and Oil (EGPT, MES, GULF, EIS, GAF, OIL, DBC, OSG, FRO)

February 2nd, 2011

Last week I warnedof a flare-up in Egypt and a reversal in oil and gold. The media are transmitting pictures of street scenes in Egypt that for the most part appear benign. However, riptides of anti Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:EIS, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:MES, NYSE:OIL

ETFs To Watch As Egyptian Drama Plays Out (EGPT, SEA, USO, JJG, BAL, GAF)

February 1st, 2011

Egypt has become the center of the news world over the last week, as a series of violent protests and intensifying calls for a regime change have left the future of one of Africa’s most populous Read more…

NYSE:BAL, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:JJG, NYSE:SEA, NYSE:USO

ETFs: Will Gold, Silver and Oil Prices Soar on Social Unrest In The Middle East? (DBO, GLD, GDX, MES, GULF, GAF)

January 27th, 2011

An unexpected specter is haunting the streets throughout the capitals of North Africa and the Middle East. Although revolution has been quelled for many years, dollar devaluation has caused Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:DBO, NYSE:GAF, NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:MES

African ETFs- A Diamond In The Rough (AFK, GAF)

August 20th, 2010

As the world seeks natural resources and economic growth, Africa’s economy may continue to witness expansion enabling the Market Vectors Africa Index (NYSE:AFK) and the SPDR S&P Read more…

NYSE:AFK, NYSE:GAF




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