Posts Tagged ‘europe’

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…


What Would A Greek Exit Really Mean For Global Markets?

February 19th, 2015

Eurozone Crisis: 26 TRILLION In Currency Derivatives At Risk

February 12th, 2015

europeThis is the month when the future of the eurozone will be decided.  This week, Greek leaders will meet with European officials to discuss what comes next for Greece.  The new prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, has already stated that he will not accept Read more…


Greece’s Exit Raising Concerns For Eurozone Economy

February 11th, 2015

europeGeorge Leong: There is yet another Greek tragedy playing out across the Atlantic, where legendary poets, mathematicians, scientists, and thinkers once roamed. Fast-forward several thousand years and the country once known for its proud history Read more…


Alan Greenspan: Greece Exit Only A “Matter of Time”

February 10th, 2015

alan greenspanChris Puplava: Greece is beginning to dominate global news once again as the newly elected party, Syriza, is trying to renegotiate the country’s debt with its creditors, mainly the ECB. Both sides appear to be playing chicken which is creating uncertainty Read more…


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