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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…

NYSE:CEW, NYSE:EPI, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:TUR

Is China Really Slowing Down?

February 11th, 2014

china etfsJames DiGeorgia: There’s a raging debate among economists and stock market analysts of all stripes as to whether China is really slowing down and about to cause another world economic meltdown like in 2008-’11. Read more…

NYSE:FXI, NYSE:FXP, NYSE:GXC

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

How To Find Value In The Emerging Markets Equity Exodus

February 7th, 2014

investEmerging market equity ETFs posted another selloff for the month of January, totaling $10 billion in outflows globally – the largest monthly outflows for this segment on record. In fact, last week marked the 6th week of steady outflows, and set a record Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:FM, NYSE:VWO

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…

NYSE:EZA, NYSE:IEMG, NYSE:TUR

Any Bright Spots In Emerging Market ETFs?

February 6th, 2014

market outlookNot that long ago, many emerging market countries were struggling with the “problem of plenty”. Ultra-low interest rates in the developed world coupled with higher growth prospects in these countries led to a surge in capital inflows. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWW, NYSE:RSX, NYSE:VWO

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…

NYSE:EPI, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:TUR

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…

NYSE:ARGT, NYSE:PGJ, NYSE:TUR

Three Truths About Emerging Market Investing

February 4th, 2014

emerging marketsInvestors continue to abandon emerging markets. As I write in my new weekly commentary, last week marked the 14th week of outflow from emerging market equity funds and the largest weekly outflow seen since August 2010. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Gerald Celente Warns Of Economic Collapse

February 3rd, 2014

Gerald CelenteHe accurately predicted the trends that have shaped the last decade. Ahead of the collapse of 2008 his Trends Journal newsletter issued a forecast that stock markets, which had just hit all time highs, would buckle in the first quarter of the year Read more…

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Time To Consider Emerging Markets ETFs?

January 31st, 2014

etfsGeorge Leong: It’s amazing how investors here are nervous the Federal Reserve will eventually need to ratchet up interest rates from their current near-zero level. Read more…

NYSE:EDC, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Emerging Markets: Emerging Crisis or Media Hysteria?

January 30th, 2014

emerging-markets1Chris Puplava: Emerging markets have been hemorrhaging this year and are now grabbing media attention. However, as the charts show, the decline in these markets and currencies has been taking place for some time now and is certainly not a sudden development. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Best Way To Profit From The Collapse In Emerging Markets

January 30th, 2014

emerging marketsJohn Whitefoot: After years of easy money and a failure to secure a well-executed exit plan, it looks as though the emerging markets are getting a taste of the Federal Reserve’s economic tapering. Over the last five years, the emerging markets Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

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

Outlook Still Cloudy For The Egypt ETF

January 28th, 2014

egyptThe emerging market space piled up heavy losses in 2013 and this trend continues this year as the Fed has finally started a measured taper. Sluggish currencies, rising inflation and political disorder also added to the woes of emerging markets. Read more…

NYSE:EGPT




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