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Three Funds to Track the World’s Strongest Markets

May 8th, 2014

three 3My article from two weeks ago, “This Market Is Weak in the Knees,” generated quite a few questions for our mailbag. Many people are looking for “alternatives” to the U.S. equity Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:MES

Global X Files For A Saudi Arabia ETF

February 17th, 2014

middle eastAfter a slew of launches in 2013 from Global X, including SuperDividend U.S. ETF (DIV) and MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF (MLPX) among others, it appears as though the company is now setting Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NASDAQ:PMNA, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:MES

How Frontier Market ETFs Surged As EMs Plunged

February 12th, 2014

middle eastPast few months have been quite ugly for emerging market ETFs. The start of QE tapering coupled with slowing growth in China has made foreign investors nervous about these investments.  Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NASDAQ:PMNA, NYSE:FRN, NYSE:MES

Invest In the Middle East With This ETF

February 10th, 2014

middle eastSeveral emerging markets are finding the going difficult in the face of Fed’s taper implemented in January 2014. This has caused massive outflow of cheap money from the developing nations. In fact, these countries are trying every means to lure foreign capital. Read more…

NYSE:MES

Why You Should Consider Gulf Market ETFs?

June 25th, 2013

middle eastRising interest rates in the US, strengthening US dollar and improving domestic economy have hurt the near-term outlook for emerging markets. As a result, many emerging markets ETFs have tumbled in the last few weeks. Read more…

NYSE:MES

MVIS Licenses GDP-Weighted Indices To Van Eck Global To Underlie ETFs

June 24th, 2013

etf-news7Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS - www.marketvectorsindices.com) today announced the licensing of the Market Vectors GDP Africa Index (MVAFKTR) and the Market Vectors GDP GCC Index (MVMESTR) to Van Eck Global, Read more…

NYSE:AFK, NYSE:MES

What Would War Between Israel and Syria Do To The Global Economy?

May 5th, 2013

syriaWar is a horrible thing.  Just ask anyone that has ever been in the middle of it.  And in this day and age governments around the world possess weapons of such incalculable power that war should be Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:MES, NYSE:SPY

Market Vectors Changing Underlying Indexes of Its Africa Index ETF (AFK) and Gulf States Index ETF (MES)

April 19th, 2013

van eck globalEffective on or about June 21, 2013, the Market Vectors Africa Index ETF (NYSEARCA:AFK) will begin tracking a new benchmark, the Market Vectors® GDP Africa Index (MVAFKTR). At the same time, the Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF (NYSEARCA:MES) will also begin Read more…

NYSE:AFK, NYSE:MES

3 Countries With Some Of The Highest Employment Rates; ETFs To Play

December 18th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: The evolution of the ETF universe has spawned dozens upon dozens of innovative offerings that make it easy and cost-effective to tap into strategies and asset classes that were previously out-of-reach for mainstream investors, including global markets.  Read more…

NYSE:ASEA, NYSE:DVYA, NYSE:EWS, NYSE:EWSS, NYSE:MES, NYSE:THD

Middle East ETFs: More Different Than You Might Think

October 15th, 2012

Eric Dutram: If there is one region of the world where investors can usually agree on the economic fundamentals, it has to be the Middle East. The area is world-famous for its Read more…

NYSE:MES

Using ETFs To Play These 9 Markets In Limbo

October 15th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: The FTSE Group, one of the leading indexing firms, recently announced the results of its Annual Country Classification Review, the process by which global equity markets are classified as Developed, Advanced Emerging, Secondary Emerging or Frontier using a scale Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NASDAQ:PKOL, NYSE:COPX, NYSE:EWT, NYSE:FRN, NYSE:KOL, NYSE:MES

Five ETFs For Fiscally-Sound Emerging Markets (IDX, EPU, MES, ECH, RSXJ)

July 26th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: The aftermath of the most recent financial crisis has yet to be fully resolved as much of the developed world is still plagued by the weight of its own debt. In Europe, lawmakers are struggling to ensure stability as many of the largest economies in the region Read more…

NYSE:ECH, NYSE:EPU, NYSE:IDX, NYSE:MES, NYSE:RSXJ

Emerging Market ETFs: 6 Surprising Standouts In A Hectic Month (GUR, SCIF, RSX, EMFT, EGPT, MES)

June 3rd, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: Throughout the past couple of years, investors have witnessed just how far and how deep the Euro Zone’s debt crisis has spread throughout the global financial Read more…

NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:EMFT, NYSE:GUR, NYSE:MES, NYSE:RSX, NYSE:SCIF

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

Exposure To The Middle East: Will Gulf State ETFs Thrive From Oil Wealth (GULF, MES)

May 2nd, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: One important question that is often overlooked when discussing the price of oil is asking who exactly profits (aside from seasoned futures traders) when fossil fuel prices rise. As you might have expected, the answer to the previous question has more than a handful of correct responses; one of Read more…

NYSE:MES




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