Posts Tagged ‘europe’

Why To Look For Opportunities Overseas

May 28th, 2015

opportunityThough U.S. equities can continue to climb this year, Russ explains why he believes the best stock market opportunities may still reside abroad. Read more…


Default Looms Over Greece, Government Unable To Meet Obligations

May 14th, 2015

greeceThe Silver Bug:  The situation in Greece has been dire for quite some time and no resolution appears to be on the horizon. At best the Greece people can hope for a sideways movement, just getting by and just getting along. Unfortunately for them, Read more…


How To Play Europe In Spite Of The Greek Tragedy

May 8th, 2015

europeGeorge Leong: The Greece crisis is akin to a friend who can’t manage their spending and is always in need of cash. The debt-ridden country known for its beaches, olives, and antiquities just doesn’t seem to get it. After a bailout program that saw Read more…


Grexit: Remaining In The Eurozone Is No Longer ‘The Base Case’ For Greece

April 21st, 2015

greeceAccording to the Wall Street Journal, Greece staying in the eurozone is no longer “the base case” for European officials, and one even told the Journal that “literally nothing has been achieved” in negotiations Read more…


3 European ETFs Leading The Market Higher

April 10th, 2015

europeFinally, the QE launch in the Euro zone appears to be paying off. The gradual easing in deflation, improving business morale, rising retail sales suggesting growing consumer confidence as well as flying stock markets are pointing to this fact. Read more…


Best ETFs To Profit From A Weak Euro

March 26th, 2015

europeKent Thune: Now is a good time to consider ETFs that can profit from a low euro. The European currency is weak, and it appears that it will remain that way for the foreseeable future as European countries work through the aftereffects Read more…


Europe The Best Short-Term Investment Opportunity Outside The U.S.?

March 18th, 2015

europeGeorge Leong: Regular readers of mine will know that I used to be bullish on China; I thought the Chinese economy offered a good contrarian investment opportunity. Now, I’m turning my sights to the eurozone for the top potential investment opportunity outside the U.S. Read more…


Euro Rapidly Approaching Parity, Drops 12% Year To Date

March 17th, 2015

europeThe Silver Bug: Bond yields in Europe continue to collapse. This comes amidst a massive QE program that the European Union began last Monday, in which they began repurchasing sovereign bonds in an attempt to boost inflation throughout the EU and to foster growth. Read more…


3 European ETFs Seeing A Surge In Interest

March 16th, 2015

europeThe year has turned out to be pretty good for the European ETF industry, as the very first month saw record inflows into European ETFs. Investors were seen to be shifting their assets from U.S. to European equities, given the divergent monetary policies in these two economies. Read more…


How The ECB Is Distorting Euro Money Markets

March 16th, 2015

europeTyler Durden: As we continue to pound the table about the effects central bank asset purchases are having on market liquidity, it’s nice to know that there are at least a handful of people out there who agree that maybe — just maybe — depriving the market Read more…


Why Derivatives Will Spark The Next Great Global Financial Crisis

March 11th, 2015

dollar etfAre we on the verge of an unprecedented global currency crisis?  On Tuesday, the euro briefly fell below $1.07 for the first time in almost a dozen years.  And the U.S. dollar continues to surge against almost every other major global currency.  Read more…


3 ETFs To Profit From Europe’s Economic Recovery

March 6th, 2015

europeGeorge Leong: Europe is open for business. Well, kind of. The region—namely the 19-country eurozone—has recently been in the news with the Greece fiasco and its potential exit. Read more…


Extension After Extension, EU Gives France Until 2017 To Cut Deficit

March 5th, 2015

EuropeThe Silver Bug: The European Union is in trouble. Germany cannot hold the remainder of the nations together forever. The German people know this, they are tired of supporting dead beat nations and those who technically don’t even meet the Read more…


Greece ETF In Focus On Bailout Extension

February 24th, 2015

greeceAfter weeks of intense negotiation, Greece has finally managed to strike a four-month extension of its bailout program with Euro zone lenders on Friday, allaying immediate fears about its potential exit from the zone. Read more…


It’s Germany vs. Greece, And The Very Survival Of The Eurozone Is At Stake

February 22nd, 2015

europeIs this the beginning of the end for the eurozone?  On Thursday, Germany rejected a Greek request for a six-month loan extension.  The Germans insisted that the Greek proposal did not require the Greeks to adhere Read more…


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