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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…

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Three ETFs To Play On A European Rebound

November 27th, 2013

europeThanks to reduced debt worries, strong growth in some of the key members and solid data, the European economy has nicely rebounded over the past couple of months. Though the Euro zone emerged from a long 18-month recession, Read more…

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Better ETF Choices For Investors Playing Europe

November 25th, 2013

europeShares of European companies have moved back on track lately, as more optimism has been seen in this crucial market. Reduced debt worries and stronger growth in some key members Read more…

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ETFs To Play The Investment Opportunities In Europe

November 22nd, 2013

europe: Recently, European Central Bank (ECB) policymaker Jens Weidmann said the strategy of printing money was not the solution to the eurozone crisis. (Source: Carrel, P., “Printing money not the way out of crisis: ECB’s Weidmann,” Read more…

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Bright Outlook For Poland ETFs?

November 19th, 2013

poland-flagPoland is among the few countries in Europe that managed to dodge the European meltdown thanks mainly to its well-controlled financial system. Now that the headwinds in the Eurozone have subsided, Poland has resurfaced as a wise bet in the emerging Read more…

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Will Europe Follow The Same Trajectory As The U.S.?

November 18th, 2013

europeEurope (NYSEARCA:VGK) was hit hard by the Great Recession and the sovereign debt crisis — more so than the U.S. Unlike Europe, the U.S. didn’t suffer through a double-dip recession. Read more…

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Short The Euro With These Inverse Currency ETFs

November 13th, 2013

europeWhile the Eurozone appears to be back on track after a two-year debt crisis, the recent rate cut by the European Central Bank (ECB) has led to questions about the common currency.  Read more…

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Is Europe Making A Comeback?

November 13th, 2013

europeA battered Eurozone seems to be on a slow road to recovery. Spain finally emerged from its two-year recession in the third quarter, and this summer marked the first time in three years that the Eurozone didn’t suffer from a financial crisis. Read more…

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Euro ETF Impact On Surprise ECB Rate Cut

November 11th, 2013

europeThe European Central Bank (ECB) surprised the global market on Thursday with its decision to cut its interest rates. The bank slashed its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point to a record low 0.25% in order to support Euro zone growth. Read more…

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Economic “Growth” In Eurozone A Hoax?

November 8th, 2013

europeSasha Cekerevac: Most readers, I’m sure, are aware of how weak the eurozone has been over the past few years. That area has had essentially no economic growth at all for quite some time. Read more…

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Five Reasons Not To Ignore Europe

November 8th, 2013

europeRudy Martin: Have you ever done something completely opposite from your instincts? I did a while ago, with surprising results. Read more…

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Three European ETFs Leading The Recovery

November 1st, 2013

three 3Unlike the fall of 2012, 2013 has seen a definite turnaround in the European economy. The latest economic indicators for the region signal that the economy is slowly picking up. Read more…

NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:GREK

The Economic Depression In Europe Just Keeps Getting Deeper

November 1st, 2013

europeThe unemployment rate in the eurozone is higher than it has ever been before.  This week we learned that eurozone unemployment came in at an all-time high of 12.2 percent for September.  Back in January 2012, it was sitting at just 10.4 percentRead more…

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3 Bullish ETFs For An Increasingly Optimistic Eurozone

October 25th, 2013

europeJohn Whitefoot: Despite Congress miraculously pulling the U.S. back from the brink of destruction by temporarily raising the debt ceiling and ending the U.S. government shutdown, Americans continue to be a pessimistic bunch. But can you blame us? Read more…

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A Closer Look At Recent Strength In The Spain ETF

October 24th, 2013

spainCorey Rosenbloom: If you think the US S&P 500 has been non-stop bullish, have you seen Spain? Read more…

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