Posts Tagged ‘Russia ETFs’

From Russia, A Little Love For Income Investors

April 9th, 2014

russiaSteve Mauzy: Nothing like a little mayhem and political posturing to generate a bit of value. Read more…


How To Profit From The Crimea Conflict

March 26th, 2014

russiaGeorge Leong: The eurozone and Europe are showing progress in finally getting out of their dismal multiyear double-dip recession; however, the uncertainties and hostilities unfolding in the Crimea region of Ukraine, which are threatening to escalate, Read more…


Why You Should Stay Away From Russia ETFs

March 24th, 2014

new etfsOn March 16, 2014, Russia finally clinched Crimea’s support as over 96% of the Crimean population voted to be a part of Russia. The referendum was the result of the more than four-month-long unrest between Russia and Ukraine.   Read more…


Russia Looks East As Relations with Europe Deteriorate

March 24th, 2014

russiaNicholas Cunningham: The standoff between the U.S. and the EU on one hand, and Russia on the other, intensified pretty quickly late last week. The U.S. quickly slapped heavier sanctions on Russia after its annexation of Crimea, leading to a mutual escalation of retaliatory measures. Read more…


Russia Eyes Crimea’s Oil and Gas Reserves

March 17th, 2014

russiaNicholas Cunningham: According to Reuters , Crimea may nationalize oil and gas assets within its borders belonging to Ukraine, and sell them off to Russia. Read more…


Is It Time To Buy Russia?

March 14th, 2014

russiaYves Lamoureux: We are asked if now is the right time to step up and buy Russian stocks (NYSEARCA:RSX). Many TV figures had proclaimed for many months that Russia was one of the cheapest market in the world. Read more…


A Russian ETF With 156% Upside

March 11th, 2014

russiaAndy Crowder: With the stock market seemingly making all-time highs on a daily basis, investors are finding it difficult to locate good investment opportunities. Read more…


What’s Behind The Strength In Russia ETFs

September 16th, 2013

russiaIt has been a brutal stretch for many of the world’s top emerging markets in 2013, as several have struggled to keep their stock prices afloat in year-to-date terms. Top markets like Brazil and India have slumped under the weight of their currencies, Read more…


Three Country ETFs To Avoid In An Oil Slump

May 29th, 2013

countryEven with surging stock prices and more optimism about the global economy, oil has been stuck in a relatively tight range. The commodity has had trouble breaking out to the $100/bbl. level as a strong dollar and general commodity aversion  Read more…


Who Says iShares ETFs Aren’t Cheap? (EEM, VWO, ERUS, RSX, EPI, INDA, FXI, MCHI, FXI, MCHI)

October 17th, 2012

Eric Dutram: As the ETF world has expanded in recent years, there has been a race to the bottom so to speak, in terms of ETF expenses. Many firms have slashed costs in order to be the cheapest ETF in a particular category, hopefully giving their funds a decided advantage over the competition. Read more…


Why Russia ETFs Are Not A Debt Crisis Safe Haven (RSX, VGK, USO, RSXJ, RBL, ERUS)

June 7th, 2012

Eric Dutram: As the European debt crisis has intensified in recent weeks and months, many investors have sought to exit the common currency bloc for other European nations that do not use the euro. Generally speaking, this has resulted in many investors Read more…


Like Russia Itself, The Market Vectors Russia ETF Is A Conundrum For Investors (RSX, EEM, VWO)

February 15th, 2012

Chris Aylott:  Of all the emerging markets, Russia has the most complex relationship with the West. The Russia Market Vectors ETF (NYSEArca:RSX) reflects this, and its unusual mix of natural resources and modern technology is a snapshot of Russia itself. Read more…


Profit Along Russia’s New Road To Resource Riches (RSX, RBL, VGK, VWO, EEM, BA)

January 4th, 2012

Kevin Kerr: Hello once again from historic Tallinn, Estonia, here in Eastern Europe (NYSEARCA:VGK) — about an hour or so from the Russian border. There are big changes under way in this region as Russia, after an 18-year wait, joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in mid-December. Read more…


Look For More Aggressive Spending After Vladimir Putin Loses Ground In Russia (RSX, EEM, VWO)

December 5th, 2011

Tim Seymour: The weekend’s parliamentary elections showed support for Vladimir Putin’s “United Russia” party declining to the point where he barely has a simple majority to fall back on. These results are worth a closer look.Merrill Lynch is out in front noting that Putin is on track to get 49.7% of the total Read more…


Is Now The Time For Investors To Buy Russian ETFs? (RSX, ERUS, RBL, RSXJ, EEM)

October 14th, 2011

Eric Dutram: Although many emerging markets still have excellent growth prospects, they have been hammered in recent weeks thanks to a ‘risk off’ trade in equities. Broad funds targeting this space, such as VWO or EEM, have fallen sharply in this time period, declining by nearly 16.8% in the past quarter Read more…


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