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Profit From Russia’s Geopolitical Posturing With These ETFs

April 11th, 2014

etfsGeorge Leong:  The situation in Crimea should be closely monitored as it pertains to Europe and the eurozone. Russia is a major trading partner with the eurozone as well, supplying about 40% of the energy requirements in the area. That is why an escalation in Crimea Read more…

NYSE:ERUS, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWQ, NYSE:EWU, NYSE:RSXJ

How To Profit From ECB’s Attempts To End Economic Slowdown

March 31st, 2014

europeMoe Zulfiqar: Remember what happened in the U.S. economy when the financial system was about to collapse? The banks weren’t lending to each other, businesses, or even consumers. The U.S. economy was in a deep economic slowdown. Read more…

NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXP, NYSE:VGK

3 ETFs Crushing Eurozone Competition

March 23rd, 2014

europeSweta Killa: The Euro zone has seen modest GDP growth for another quarter, accelerating 0.3% in Q4, on the heels of rising exports and investments. This marks an improvement from the previous quarter’s Read more…

NYSE:EIRL, NYSE:EWK, NYSE:PGAL

3 Reasons Why Europe ETFs Deserve A Look

March 19th, 2014

europeAs we enter into the fifth consecutive year of a bull market, my colleague Russ Koesterich encourages investors to maintain their emphasis on stocks. But with volatility in emerging markets and a sense that U.S. equities are no longer cheap, investors Read more…

NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWU, NYSE:EZU, NYSE:IEV, NYSE:VGK

Ireland ETF In Focus On Euro Zone Recovery

March 12th, 2014

irelandRecovery in the Euro zone, which emerged from the 18-month long recession last year, continues to stay on track to recovery. Its economy grew at the pace of 0.3% in the last quarter of 2013, as against 0.1% in the preceding quarter. Read more…

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Euro Zone Recovery Puts Ireland ETF In Focus

February 20th, 2014

irelandRecovery in the Euro zone, which emerged from the 18-month long recession last year, continues to stay on track to recovery. Its economy grew at the pace of 0.3% in the last quarter of 2013, as against 0.1% in the preceding quarter. Read more…

NYSE:EIRL

The Best ETF To Play Europe?

February 17th, 2014

europeThe European economy has finally turned around with reduced debt concerns, considerable growth in some key nations like the U.K., Germany and France, a stronger currency and respectable Read more…

NYSE:FEP, NYSE:IEV, NYSE:VGK

The Global Economic Crisis Is Starting To Catch Fire

February 14th, 2014

market correction bearIf you have been waiting for the “global economic crisis” to begin, just open up your eyes and look around.  I know that most Americans tend to ignore what happens in the rest of the world because they consider it to be “irrelevant” to their daily lives, Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VWO

British ETF Worth A Closer Look?

February 4th, 2014

uk united kingdomEurope has rebounded quite well and is now performing remarkably on rising consumer confidence, declining unemployment rates, rising exports, less concerns on debt levels as well as recovery in manufacturing and service sectors. Read more…

NYSE:EWU

ETF To Profit As Eurozone Repeats 2009 Financial Crisis

February 4th, 2014

europeMoe Zulfiqar: When troubles first started in the eurozone years ago, they stemmed from the credit market. The amount of bad loans increased and as a result, banks needed to be bailed out. Greece and Ireland were the first in the eurozone to come under scrutiny, Read more…

NASDAQ:EUFN, NYSE:VGK

Direxion Rolls Out Two Leveraged Europe ETFs

January 31st, 2014

direxion_logoDirexion is a strong name in the leveraged and inverse ETF world. While many of its most popular bull-and-bear leveraged funds target domestic indexes, the issuer has a handful of offerings in the foreign market as well and seeks to dish out some more with its newest products. Read more…

NYSE:EURL, NYSE:EURZ

Should Investors Bet On The Portugal ETF?

January 22nd, 2014

portugalThe European economy finally heaved a sigh of relief last year, with gains of about 25% for the SPDR EURO STOXX 50 (NYSEARCA:FEZ) and 20% for the SPDR STOXX Europe 50 (NYSEARCA:FEU). The main driver of this uptrend was Euro zone’s Read more…

NYSE:IEV, NYSE:PGAL, NYSE:VGK

Should Investors Consider The Spain ETF?

January 20th, 2014

spainSpain, as one of the largest of the so-called PIIGS members, has been an in-focus economy for quite some time. This is especially true given the country’s extreme level of unemployment Read more…

NYSE:EWP, NYSE:EZU, NYSE:VGK

Denmark ETF A Solid Pick Among Europe ETFs

January 17th, 2014

europeThe Euro zone finally emerged from the 18-month long recession last year, but other economic problems still loom large over the region. The economy is now running the risk of stagnation. Read more…

BATS:EDEN, NYSE:VGK

3 ETFs To Play The European Recovery

December 23rd, 2013

europeThe European Union (EU) lost its top credit rating from one of the major credit rating agencies – Standard & Poor’s – on Friday on falling creditworthiness, rising tension on budget negotiations and lack of unity among the 28 members. Read more…

NYSE:EZU, NYSE:FEZ, NYSE:VGK




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