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Global Economy Shows Signs Of Stabilization

February 19th, 2015

economyAs the global economy appears to be steadying, we explore areas of opportunities in international markets as well as cyclical sectors such as technology and integrated oil companies. Read more…

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What Happened The Last Time The U.S. Dollar Skyrocketed In Value?

February 11th, 2015

dollar etfOver the past decade, there has been only one other time when the value of the U.S. dollar has increased by so much in such a short period of time.  That was in mid-2008 – just before the greatest financial crash since the Great Depression.  Read more…

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A Quick Look At The World Economy

January 6th, 2015

Economy recessionAn assessment of where the different world economies stand, including a look at the United States, Europe and Asia. Read more…

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Russian Default Risk Surges To New 6-Year Highs As Ruble Rubble Returns

January 6th, 2015

russiaTyler Durden:  Just when you thought it was all over. Having bounced post-CBR intervention and somewhat stabilized, the re-collapse in crude oil prices and continued weakness in Russian macro data provided just the impetus for a re-plunge Read more…

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The Collapse Of The Russian Ruble: A Lesson For America?

December 30th, 2014

russiaRussia’s somewhat flamboyant President, Vladimir Putin, has a problem. Although he has spent much of his time at the helm boasting about how well his country was doing under his leadership, the truth is that the economy has been going through Read more…

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Global Economy: Why It’s A Year-End “Mess”

December 19th, 2014

wall-street-etfGeorge Leong: Heck, it doesn’t look like Santa will be coming to the stock market this year. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell 185 points on Tuesday, prior to rallying to cut its loss Read more…

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Bleak Global Inflation Backdrop: Sell TIPS ETFs?

December 16th, 2014

new etfsMost of the global economy, especially the developed part, feels threatened by deflationary worries.  While the Euro zone and Japan have been striving hard to boost their money supplies and pull their respective economies out of the deflationary trap, Read more…

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Why The World’s Second-Largest Economy Has Room To Run

December 8th, 2014

emerging marketsWhat do China’s softer economic numbers mean for investors? Heidi Richardson takes a closer look and finds some bright spots. Read more…

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China’s Rising: Best Investment Vehicle To Make Money From It

December 5th, 2014

china etfsGeorge Leong: While China is struggling with its gross domestic product (GDP) growth metrics, the country’s main stock market—the Shanghai Composite Index (SCI)—is easily outperforming the S&P 500 and NASDAQ. Read more…

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The World Is Facing Some Real Economic Problems

November 20th, 2014

Economy recessionMichael Snyder: Are you waiting for the next major wave of the global economic collapse to strike?  Well, you might want to start paying attention again.  Three of the ten largest economies on the planet have already fallen into recession, Read more…

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Emerging Market Bonds: Where Do We Go From Here?

November 17th, 2014

money and investingMichael Fabian: Investors that were early to identify the attractive valuations following the volatility in emerging market bonds in early 2014 are still sitting atop a pile of gains, yet in recent months new investors haven’t experienced the same steady uptrend. Read more…

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Are Single Country ETFs Right For Your Portfolio?

November 14th, 2014

ETFsDavid Fabian: ETF investors have a plethora of ways to access international exposure in their portfolios that range from single country sector funds to broad-based global indices. From a flexibility standpoint, there has never been a better Read more…

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Revolutionary Growth In Emerging Markets

November 5th, 2014

emergingmarkets600X300Jeff D. Opdyke: I was recently in Myanmar, conducting my research for offshore investing opportunities in the emerging markets of the world, when I found something unexpected in the midst of a rainstorm. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

Russian Ruble Soars Over 5% (Swings Most Since 1998) On Intervention, Rate-Hike Rumors

October 30th, 2014

russiaTyler Durden: Having made new record lows for 7 days in a row, various technical triggers, short squeezes, and rumors of Central Bank intervention prompted the Russian Ruble to rally over 5%  – the biggest swing since 1998 as chatter of a very aggressive Read more…

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iShares Launches Beyond BRIC ETF

October 27th, 2014

isharesGiven the ongoing concerns in most of the popular emerging market nations, investors are increasingly looking for funds that provide exposure to countries outside the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) group of nations. Read more…

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