Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

A Closer Look At The Germany ETF Sell-Off

June 12th, 2015

germany 600X300Germany ETFs had a stellar start to this year but failed to hold on to those gains. The key German gauge DAX index entered the correction phase starting this week and retreated over 10% from April. Read more…


Guess What Happened The Last Time Bond Yields Crashed Like This?

April 21st, 2015

yieldIf a major financial crisis was approaching, we would expect to see the “smart money” getting out of stocks and pouring into government bonds that are traditionally considered to be “safe” during a crisis.  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…


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…


ECB Draghi’s QE Battle With Germany; Rules Out ECB Gold Buying

December 8th, 2014

gold timeGoldCore: The European Central Bank will decide early next year whether to follow the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and the Bank of Japan with quantitative easing or money creation to buy government bonds and other assets but will not buy gold, Read more…


German Demand For EU Austerity: It’s Bad, But German Politics Are The Biggest Threat To The EU

October 24th, 2014

germanyJonathan H. Todd: Germany’s Demand for EU Austerity is wrong – but internal politics may be the catalyst that threatens the EU project. Read more…


The Death Rattle Of Europe’s Statist Dream

October 22nd, 2014

europeRick Ackerman: Europe’s all-too-predictable relapse into recession is gathering force, threatening not only the pipe dream of economic and political unity, but eroding grandiose illusions that have helped prop up the Read more…


Serious Financial Trouble Is Erupting In Germany And Japan

October 9th, 2014

world1There are some who believe that the next great financial crash will not begin in the United States.  Instead, they are convinced that a financial crisis that begins in Europe or in Japan (or both) will end up spreading Read more…


iShares To Begin Trading The iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NYSEArca:HEWG)

February 3rd, 2014

new8iShares has announced that they will begin trading the iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NYSEArca:HEWG) on Tuesday, February 04, 2014. The iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (the “Fund”) seeks to track the Read more…


Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Bucks The Trend

January 27th, 2014

buyers and sellersThis was a good week for Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA). The company’s stock price rose, even though the major indexes plummeted. The company announced aggressive plans for growth in China along with “fair pricing.” The Supercharger station network Read more…


Germany Hedged ETF A Top Pick For Investors

December 2nd, 2013

germanyEric Dutram: The recent standstill in Euro zone growth due to falling inflation and rising unemployment could find some respite in the improving German economy. Read more…


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…


Top Ranked iShares MSCI Germany ETF In Focus

November 21st, 2013

germanyThe euro zone has finally broken free from a two-year recession with Germany leading the recovery. Germany – the heart of the euro zone – has easily endured the recent turmoil in European markets, and is well-positioned for further gains. Read more…


Upside For Germany’s DAX Index Looks Limited

November 19th, 2013

germanyEd Carlson: Germany’s DAX index is the equivalent to America’s Dow Jones industrial Index (INDEXDJX:.DJI). Both indices are composed of 30 blue-chip issues.  As of Friday, the DAX has scored a six-week winning streak ending the week Read more…


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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