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Can Rate Hikes Save These Emerging Market ETFs?

February 11th, 2014

percent rateThe going was extremely tough for emerging market currencies in 2013 with the WisdomTree Emerging Currency Fund (CEW) shedding about 6% of its value. Steeper decline had been noticed in some currencies like Indian rupee (down 12.6%), Turkish lira Read more…


How To Profit From The Economic Turmoil In Emerging Markets

February 7th, 2014

emerging marketsJohn Whitefoot: The long-expected hit to the emerging markets is finally upon us. The fact that the emerging markets are taking a beating isn’t a total surprise; on the other hand, everyone running for the exits is. Read more…


Is The Worst Over For These Emerging Market ETFs?

February 5th, 2014

new etfsU.S. markets haven’t exactly been holding up well to start 2014. Concerns about jobs and the taper have hit American securities, and led to a bit of a sell-off to open up the year. Read more…


3 Emerging Market ETFs In A Slump

February 4th, 2014

new etfsAlthough emerging markets showed some strength to start the year, last couple of weeks have witnessed extremely rough trading by them. Many in the developing world have seen losses in excess of 5% in just the past week alone, with some losing Read more…


What Happened In Turkey and What Does It Mean

January 29th, 2014

turkey: Last night the CBT hiked rates in the O/N “corridor” and in the primary lending market. Read more…


3 ETFs To Buy For 2014

December 30th, 2013

etfs etfsDavid Banister:  The best time to buy cheap is when you are afraid to bring up your ideas around the water cooler at work for fear of the peer laughter. Our work centers on looking for oversold conditions and crowd behavioral anomalies Read more…


Should You Stuff The Turkey ETF Into Your Portfolio?

November 27th, 2013

turkeyNeena Mishra: Turkey ETF was one of the best performing ETFs last year, with a whopping return of 63%, as global investors continued to pour money into the economy that had shown remarkable resilience to the events in the Euro-zone. Read more…


Five Lessons From The Top and Bottom ETF Performers

August 28th, 2013

etfs etfsRudy Martin: With Labor Day here, summer is ending. It’s time to get serious about squeezing good results from the last four months of 2013. Read more…


Turkey ETF Drops On Surprise Central Bank Move

August 22nd, 2013

turkeyA rough stretch for emerging markets is apparently continuing in the tail end of August, as a number of large developing nations are tumbling once more. While the trend has been especially severe in nations like India and Indonesia, Read more…


Sleeping Europe Awakens and Stocks Are About To Explode

August 15th, 2013

europeMike Burnick:  Europe (NYSEARCA:VGK) finally emerged from its longest recession ever. Read more…


Will The Downturn Continue For The Turkey ETF?

June 10th, 2013

turkeyFor much of 2013, the iShares MSCI Investible Market Index ETF (NYSEARCA:TUR) has been a bright spot in the broad European ETF world. The fund saw some significant volatility to start the year, but it rebounded nicely after February Read more…


Turkey: Not An Arab Spring, But A Turkish Summer?

June 4th, 2013

turkey: The protests that started in Istanbul around the paving over of a park to replace it with a shopping mall, escalated quickly over the weekend to become a nationwide event.  Protests spread to major cities in Turkey Read more…


Consider The Turkey ETF On The Positive Trends In The Turkish Economy

May 30th, 2013

turkeyMany European countries, along with India, Australia, Israel and South Korea, are seeking to boost economic growth and weaken their currencies. Turkey, too, is fast catching up with this trend of announcing monetary easing policies in an effort to jump start growth. Read more…


A Solid Outlook For The Turkey ETF

May 7th, 2013

turkeyThe Turkish ETF has been one of the best performing ETFs in Europe this year. The fund has also had a solid start to the spring as it was up 4.88% in the last week due to falling inflation rate and thus, is now up 12.65% in the year-to-date timeframe. Read more…


Bank of America Corp Says Account Gap Signals Goldilocks Economy For Turkey’s Credit Market

April 11th, 2013

turkeyTim Seymour: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) says account gap signals goldilocks economy for Turkey’s Credit market and we agree. Read more…


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