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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…

NYSE:RSX, NYSE:RSXJ

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…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

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…

NYSE:ITIP, NYSE:TDTT, NYSE:TIP, NYSE:TIPZ

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…

NYSE:IEMG, NYSE:MCHI

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…

NYSE:ASHR, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:FXP

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…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWH, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:VWO

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…

NYSE:EMB, NYSE:PCY

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…

NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:RSX, NYSE:VWO

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…

NYSE:RSX

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…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

If Oil Prices Keep Falling, Avoid These Country ETFs

October 16th, 2014

oil-etfCrude oil prices have been falling for quite some time due to poor end-market demand and rising inventory.  Pockets of weakness in most global superpowers including the Euro zone, China and Japan have resulted in weaker Read more…

NYSE:EWC, NYSE:NORW, NYSE:RSX

After Abenomics Failed In Japan, It Is About To Be Tried In Europe

October 10th, 2014

europeTyler Durden: After two years of Abenomics, Japan officially admitted it has entered a triple-dip recession. While people with a modicum of common sense warned this would happen long ago, it actually came as a surprise to traditionally Read more…

NYSE:VGK

Emerging Market ETFs To Buy On The Dip

October 9th, 2014

new etfsAfter a summer rally, emerging market stocks have been struggling lately on concerns over slower-than-expected growth, escalating geo-political tensions, a surge in the U.S. dollar and chances of higher interest rates in the U.S. Read more…

NYSE:BBRC, NYSE:EPHE, NYSE:EPI

26 Ways China Has Surpassed America

October 9th, 2014

chinaIn terms of purchasing power, China now has the largest economy on the entire planet, but that is not the only area where China has surpassed the United States.  China also accounts for more total global trade than the U.S. does, China Read more…

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