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Watching For A Tail Event

January 29th, 2014

market outlookYves Lamoureux: We have repeatedly been advising investors to start adopting more of a global view approach for 2014. We are thrilled at the explosive start of the year for us. We own leading markets out of the gate. We thought 2013 was fantastic. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Getting Technical With The Emerging Markets ETF

January 28th, 2014

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: Emerging Markets have been in the news lately with respect to a sharp sell-offs in country ETFs. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

World Currencies Are Starting To Collapse

January 26th, 2014

currency1This time, the Federal Reserve has created a truly global problem.  A big chunk of the trillions of dollars that it pumped into the financial system over the past several years has flowed into emerging markets Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:VWO

Global Concerns Increasing

January 24th, 2014

Wall streetChris Ciovacco: Investors were greeted with more “red” Friday morning. The S&P futures were down 11 points two hours before the opening bell rang. The extension of Thursday’s sell-off was fueled, in part, by the currency markets. Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:VWO

Signs We Are Approaching A Global Economic Meltdown

January 24th, 2014

Economy recessionHave you been paying attention to what has been happening in Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil, Ukraine, Turkey and China?  If you are like most Americans, you have not been.  Most Americans don’t seem to really care too much about what is happening Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VWO

The $23 Trillion Credit Bubble In China Is Starting To Collapse

January 20th, 2014

china etfsDid you know that financial institutions all over the world are warning that we could see a “mega default” on a very prominent high-yield investment product in China on January 31st? Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:FXP, NYSE:VWO

Top 10 Global Risks For 2014

January 19th, 2014

globalEconMatters: With another new year upon us mortals, we thought it is time again to check out the top 10 global risks ranked by Oxford Analytica.  Not surprisingly, from a geographical Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

What You Need To Know About “Strategic Beta”

January 15th, 2014

need to knowIn my final post of 2013, I highlighted several trends within the ETF industry that caught our attention last year. One major development that really stood out to me, more so than the others, was the considerable growth we saw in strategic beta Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Hidden Value In The Emerging Markets?

January 14th, 2014

emergingmarkets600X300Moe Zulfiqar: Are emerging markets worth looking at in 2014? Not too long ago, emerging market equities witnessed a pullback—when the taper talk came on the horizon. As a result, investors are asking if this has now created some value in these markets. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Avoid Emerging Market ETFs In 2014?

January 9th, 2014

emerging marketsEmerging market investments, once a favorite investing destination, has mostly seen a pathetic 2013 thanks to the taper talk by the Federal Reserve. The fears deepened again when the Fed finally Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWT, NYSE:IEMG, NYSE:VWO

More Trouble Ahead For The Thailand ETF?

January 9th, 2014

Thailand country 600X300It seems that the two-month long heated Thai-protests will cripple the country’s near term outlook. In any case, emerging markets like Thailand will likely remain out of favor in 2014 thanks to the possible end of the cheap dollar following the Fed’s QE Taper. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:THD, NYSE:VWO

World Markets Weekend Update: A Rally For The Last Full Week Of 2013

December 30th, 2013

foreign world marketsDoug Short:  All eight indexes in my international focus group posted gains over the holiday abbreviated week — abbreviated for all but the Shanghai Composite, which logged five daily closes. The top performer, up 2.18%, was the UK’s FTSE, Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Tax Selling and ETFs: What You Need To Know

December 29th, 2013

tax systemWith 2013 coming to a close, investors have to be thinking about tax implications for their portfolios. Yet, with many markets up significantly on the year, the practice of harvesting losses Read more…

NYSE:BRF, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:GGGG, NYSE:SCIN, NYSE:VWO

What You Need To Know About Emerging Markets

December 22nd, 2013

need to knowSasha Cekerevac: One of the hottest investment strategy themes over the past few years has been to invest in emerging markets. For years, these markets were very attractive to investors Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Low Inflation Leaves Fed’s No Taper Door Open

December 17th, 2013

inflationChris Ciovacco: In early December, we used Japan as an extreme example of why central banks are terrified of allowing their respective economies to slip into a deflationary spiral. Do the same concepts apply to the United States? They do. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VTI, NYSE:VWO




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