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Why Investors Should Consider Frontier Markets ETFs

September 18th, 2013

frontier marketsEmerging markets have been in the limelight due to their stellar performance in the past few years but they have lost their luster lately. So far in 2013, many emerging markets suffered steep declines, mainly due to the Read more…

NASDAQ:PMNA, NYSE:FM

This Frontier Markets ETF Offers An Attractive Opportunity

September 13th, 2013

Argentina: While the S&P 500 continues to perform well, the markets have been skittish since May 22, when the Federal Reserve hinted it might consider tapering its $85.0-billion-per-month bond-buying program. If Ben Bernanke Read more…

NYSE:FRN

3 Countries With Some Of The Highest Employment Rates; ETFs To Play

December 18th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: The evolution of the ETF universe has spawned dozens upon dozens of innovative offerings that make it easy and cost-effective to tap into strategies and asset classes that were previously out-of-reach for mainstream investors, including global markets.  Read more…

NYSE:ASEA, NYSE:DVYA, NYSE:EWS, NYSE:EWSS, NYSE:MES, NYSE:THD

Washington’s False-Flag WMD Claim Against Syria, U.S. Dollar at Stake (UUP, UDN, UCO, USO)

July 16th, 2012

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: With longstanding U.S. strategic plans to control oil production in Syria and Iran taking shape with the attempted overthrow of the Bashar al-Assad government in progress, a pretext for U.S. involvement to takeover from American Read more…

NYSE:UCO, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:USO, NYSE:UUP

Exposure To The Middle East: Will Gulf State ETFs Thrive From Oil Wealth (GULF, MES)

May 2nd, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: One important question that is often overlooked when discussing the price of oil is asking who exactly profits (aside from seasoned futures traders) when fossil fuel prices rise. As you might have expected, the answer to the previous question has more than a handful of correct responses; one of Read more…

NYSE:MES

ETFs: Oil In The Middle East? (GULF, MES, USO, DBO)

April 2nd, 2012

David Fry:  When an investor’s thinks about the Middle East, there’s no doubt one thing that looms large in their mind: oil. Oil (NYSEARCA:USO) makes the world go round, and the Middle East is awash Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:MES, NYSE:USO

A Taste Of The Next Frontier: An ETF That Goes Beyond BRIC (EEM, FRN, EWZ, RSX, FXI)

December 16th, 2011

Benjamin Shepherd: Every investor should allocate a portion of his or her portfolio to emerging markets. Most often, the phrase “emerging markets” calls to mind the BRIC: Brazil (NYSEARCA:EWZ), Russia (NYSEARCA:RSX), India and China (NYSEARCA:FXI). But these countries have developed vibrant, Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:FRN, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:RSX

ETFs To Round Out Your International Exposure (VWO, VEA, SCZ, EWX, FRN, PMNA, IPU, UGEM)

November 30th, 2011

Michael Johnston: A growing number of financial advisors are using exchange-traded funds to achieve international equity exposure for their clients, embracing funds that offer access to both developed and international market beyond the U.S. This should hardly be surprising Read more…

NASDAQ:PMNA, NYSE:EWX, NYSE:FRN, NYSE:IPU, NYSE:SCZ, NYSE:VEA, NYSE:VWO

Middle East: The Gulf States’ Credit Markets Are Rebounding (BNO, MES, GULF)

September 20th, 2011

Tony Daltorio: The credit markets in the oil-rich Persian Gulf states have successfully weathered market storms in recent weeks, and the Arab Spring of revolutionary movements. Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:BNO, NYSE:MES

WisdomTree Stuffs New Ideas Into ETF Pipeline (SKYY, BARL, ELD, ALD, TIP, PICB, IBND)

July 11th, 2011

The past few weeks have been a relatively slow stretch for the ETF industry–at least in terms of product development. Since EGShares rolled out a suite of sector-specific emerging markets ETFs on June 23, only two new products have hit the market: the S&P 500 Crude Oil Linked ETN Read more…

NASDAQ:SKYY, NYSE:ALD, NYSE:BARL, NYSE:ELD, NYSE:IBND, NYSE:PICB, NYSE:TIP

Greece ETF On The Way? Global X Details Slew Of International ETFs (GXG, NORW, ASEA, AND, GXF)

July 10th, 2011

Global X, the New York-based ETF issuer behind some of the most successful new ETFs of the last several years, has laid the groundwork to significantly expand its existing lineup. In a recent SEC filing, the New York-based firm shed some light on plans for 22 country-specific and region-specific Read more…

NYSE:AND, NYSE:ASEA, NYSE:GXF, NYSE:GXG, NYSE:NORW

Investing In The Middle East: The Best Plays To Make With ETFs (MES, GULF, EGPT, CX, HOT)

June 9th, 2011

Larry D. Spears:  Periodic eruptions of violence and instability make investing in the Middle East fairly tricky. But that doesn’t mean you ought to avoid the region entirely. Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:MES

Dividend ETF Investing: 25 Equity ETFs With Attractive Distribution Yields (VIG, EFA, DWX, GMM, DGS, XLU, T, FTY, PFF)

June 7th, 2011

For investors looking to generate current returns from the equity portion of their portfolio, there is no shortage of exchange-traded products offering attractive dividend yields in the current Read more…

NYSE:DGS, NYSE:DWX, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:FTY, NYSE:GMM, NYSE:PFF, NYSE:VIG, NYSE:XLU

Van Eck Debuts Latin America Bond ETF (BONO)

May 12th, 2011

In another ETF industry first, Van Eck announced today the launch of an ETF offering pure play exposure to Latin American debt markets. The Market Vectors LatAm Aggregate Bond ETF Read more…

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Emerging Markets Forecast: Which Ones To Hold, and Which Ones To Fold (EWS, EWT, PLND)

April 22nd, 2011

Martin Hutchinson:  Late last year, as part of Money Morning‘s “Outlook 2011″ economic-forecast series, I suggested investing in emerging markets that were relatively cheaply priced Read more…

NYSE:EWS, NYSE:EWT, NYSE:PLND




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