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Flows Into Emerging Markets Surge While Cracks In The U.S. Widen

April 7th, 2014

money flowingChris Puplava: The markets had a positive week with the S&P 500 up 0.40%, the Dow 0.55%, and the Russell 2000 0.14%. In terms of sectors the telecommunication service sector was the star performer as it was up 1.40% with materials matching the telecom Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

The Turnaround In Emerging Markets

March 31st, 2014

emerging marketsBill Luby: While I have a long way to go before I become the next Manny Mota, yesterday I was delighted to be able to pinch hit for Steve Sears of Barron’s for the twelfth time, when I penned Emerging Market Stocks: Have They Hit Bottom?  Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Are Emerging Market Bonds Worth The Risk?

March 26th, 2014

wall-street-etfTrouble in Ukraine continues after Russia annexed Crimea last week, following last month’s ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych. In a recent post, my colleague Dodd Kittsley explored what the ongoing conflict means for global equity markets. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Why Emerging Markets Deserve A Spot In Your Portfolio

March 21st, 2014

emerging marketsIn the space of three years, emerging markets have gone from a key strategic asset class, one favored by many investors, to persona non grata. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Time To Consider Emerging Markets ETFs

March 20th, 2014

etfs etfsMoe Zulfiqar: Investors are asking one question these days: should you be buying emerging market stocks (NYSEARCA:EEM) or will they decline further? Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Emerging Markets Point To Slower Global Growth

March 12th, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: In the early 1990s, U.S. investors did not pay much attention to economic happenings in the likes of Vietnam, India, or Brazil. By the time Thomas Freidman’s book The World Is Flat hit the shelves in 2005, U.S. investors were overwhelmed Read more…

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

5 Most Liquid ETFs Of 2014

March 10th, 2014

etfs etfsThough ETFs have been gaining immense popularity in recent years courtesy of their cost effectiveness, transparency, flexibility and tax efficiency, there are still a few misconceptions about the liquidity of the products. Generally, investors seek to trade Read more…

NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VXX

A High-Yield Play On Emerging Markets

March 5th, 2014

yieldDavid Fabian: Emerging market equities have had a tough ride over the last several years.  In fact, through the end of 2013, the iShares MSCI Emerging Market Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:EEM) has a 3-year annualized performance history of -2.67%.  Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EMB, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:IVV

Vanguard Slashes Fees For 5 ETFs

March 4th, 2014

vanguard2Thanks to the growing competition in the ETF business in recent years, there has been a race to the bottom with regard to costs in order to gain market share.  While many issuers have joined this bandwagon, the low cost corner of the market is dominated Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:RWX, NYSE:SCHE, NYSE:VWO

3 Reasons Frontier & EM Equities Are Not Created Equal

March 3rd, 2014

investWith all the turmoil in emerging markets recently, some investors may be especially wary of investing in so-called frontier markets, traditionally the riskiest areas of the emerging world. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Wagner Daily: A Closer Look At These ETFs (EEM, EDZ, TBT)

February 25th, 2014

technical chart lookThe iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF)(NYSEARCA:EEM) has rallied into resistance from a broken uptrend line and a declining 50-day MA. Yesterday’s (February 25) price action stalled above 39.70 for the second time in two Read more…

NYSE:EDZ, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:TBT

How Did Indonesia Avoid The Emerging Market ETF Slump?

February 21st, 2014

indonesiaHaving proven analysts wrong, Indonesian ETFs – highly vulnerable to the escalated Fed tapering – held up pretty well against the broader emerging market space to start this year. With a large current account deficit, tumbling currency, rising inflation Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EIDO, NYSE:IDX, NYSE:IDXJ

Hard Evidence Contradicts Emerging Market “Crisis”

February 20th, 2014

emerging marketsMike Burnick: The global economy exited 2013 in solid shape with growth momentum improving in the U.S. and internationally. Economic data turned more upbeat during the fourth quarter of last year. In fact, the Federal Reserve cited the improving economy Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

The Global Economic Crisis Is Starting To Catch Fire

February 14th, 2014

market correction bearIf you have been waiting for the “global economic crisis” to begin, just open up your eyes and look around.  I know that most Americans tend to ignore what happens in the rest of the world because they consider it to be “irrelevant” to their daily lives, Read more…

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

Where To Find The Best Opportunities In Emerging Markets

February 13th, 2014

emerging marketsMoe Zulfiqar: There are a significant number of concerns regarding the emerging markets at this time. Investors are asking if emerging market stocks are a good buy right now; are the troubles over or are there still more to come? Read more…

NYSE:EEM




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