Posts Tagged ‘Regional’

Beyond Russia: How Are Eastern Europe ETFs Performing?

July 29th, 2014

europeThe past few months have been quite choppy for Russia equities ETFs. If the stricter sanctions against the nation by the West following its Crimea annexation (previously a Ukrainian territory) were not enough, the recent downing of the Malaysian passenger plane Read more…


How To Profit From Russia’s Demise

July 23rd, 2014

russiaGeorge Leong: Simply put, if Russia is held accountable, the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight ML17 in eastern Ukraine could destabilize the situation in the region and filter into the eurozone and Europe. That’s bad news. Read more…


China Warns U.S. To Stay Out Of South China Sea Dispute

July 15th, 2014

chinaTyler Durden: A week ago, China made it very clear to the US that while it is happy to preserve cordial relations and smile on photo ops, it had no problems with taking the US to task, and even the battlefield, financial or conventional, should the US Read more…


Portugal ETF: Canary In The Coal Mine For Europe Investing?

July 11th, 2014

portugal2014 does not appear to be going smoothly for the Euro zone overall. If deflationary worries and a pause in growth in some big nations were not enough to trouble investors, recent worries over the reliability of one of Portugal’s banks prompted Read more…


Turkey ETF In Focus On Political Worries

July 11th, 2014

turkeyTurkey – a member among the Fragile Five group of emerging nations – seems to be quite sensitive to internal as well as external shocks. Read more…


Country ETFs To Avoid On Oil Price Spike

July 2nd, 2014

oil etfsSweta Killa: Crude oil prices have been rising over the past few months and are now hovering above the triple-digit mark thanks to geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. A strained relation between the West and Russia for invading Ukraine as well as uncontrollable  Read more…


Japan: Time to Give the Land Of Falling Stocks Another Look?

June 20th, 2014

japanese GDP growthSo far, 2014 has been the year of the falling stocks in Japan. Japanese equities have lagged global stocks; their year-to-date performance is on par with stocks in crisis-plagued Russia. Read more…


What Is Behind The Greek ETF Surge?

June 17th, 2014

greeceThe FTSE Greece 20 ETF (NYSEARCA:GREK) was one of the best performing European ETFs in the past one month gaining on the back of improving fundamentals. The fund returned an impressive 14% as compared to the broader European ETF Read more…


Can The Uptrend Continue In The Peru ETF?

June 17th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: So far, the current pullback in the market has been constructive, with the broad market averages showing bullish action on the hourly and daily charts the past two days. Read more…


Uptrend To Resume For This Poland ETF?

June 16th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Stocks closed out the week with a productive session, with four out of the six major averages we follow able to hold on the rising 10-day MA. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones are the only averages below the 10-day MA, but the S&P 500 Read more…


Germany ETF (EWG) Is Breaking Out

June 11th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: iShares Germany ETF (NYSEARCA:EWG) broke out to new highs from nearly a 6-month long base two weeks ago. Since then, the price action has bounced off support of the rising 10-day MA once, and could potentially do so again because it touched the 10-day MA on Tuesday. Read more…


Bullish Trend For The Australia ETF

June 9th, 2014

australian-flagMorpheus Trading: Going into today, iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWA) is a new ETF swing trade setup on our Wagner Daily watchlist. Read more…


Can The Turkey ETF Make New 2014 Highs?

June 5th, 2014

turkeyThe year 2014 has proven lucky for the Turkey ETF, which has added about 19% so far in the time frame. First, election euphoria and then some market-friendly measures helped the fund to take one lap after another this year. Turkey is scheduled for a key national election this August. Read more…


Russian Tensions To Benefit This Country ETF

June 4th, 2014

norwayNorway, an often overlooked European investment destination, is known for crude oil production. Despite being the world’s fifth largest oil producer and second major natural gas exporter after Russia, the country is yet to get strong footing on overall growth. Read more…


Will Thailand ETF Pay The Price For Protests?

May 29th, 2014

thailandThe Thailand ETF was one of the best performing emerging market ETFs this year, having clocked a gain of about 20% till early May. However, while the economic indicators were in favor for the nation unlike many of its emerging market cousins, a heightened political Read more…


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