Posts Tagged ‘NYSEArca: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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


ETFs That Were Popular In 2013

December 24th, 2013

etfs etfs2013 was another good year for the ETF industry, as a ton of new funds hit the market. Total assets under management eclipsed the $1.6 trillion mark as well, further cementing Exchange-Traded Funds as a popular way to achieve broad exposure. Read more…


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…


Why These Particular Markets Will Be More Attractive To Investors In 2014

December 17th, 2013

2014John Whitefoot: The U.S. stock market rally has been on a solid run this year, thanks in large part to the Federal Reserve’s $85.0-billion-per-month quantitative easing policy—well, that and some solid economic indicators. Read more…


Bearish Pressure Is Mounting For French Stocks

December 16th, 2013

swiss francMoe Zulfiqar: There’s an investment opportunity in the making at one of the eurozone nations for U.S. investors, and it’s becoming more compelling each passing day. Read more…


ETF To Profit On A Global Stock Decline

December 9th, 2013

economyMoe Zulfiqar: The global economy looks to be in trouble, as there may be an economic contraction on the horizon. If all the pieces of the puzzle fall into place, companies on key stock indices might face issues in delivering corporate earnings. Read more…


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…


Why Investors Should Consider The Italy ETF

November 26th, 2013

italyWhile Germany and France had a head start in the Eurozone recovery, Italy was not far behind. Though Italy is yet to come out of the recession, economists and the Italian Government are optimistic that the Eurozone’s third largest 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…


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