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World Currencies Are Starting To Collapse

January 26th, 2014

currency1This time, the Federal Reserve has created a truly global problem.  A big chunk of the trillions of dollars that it pumped into the financial system over the past several years has flowed into emerging markets Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:VWO

Emerging Market Countries Best Poised To Weather The End Of Easy Money

September 27th, 2013

emerging-marketsAfter the Federal Reserve (Fed) signalled its intent to taper last May, emerging market (EM) stocks and bonds came under pressure. And though the assets have rebounded since the Fed’s surprise no-taper announcement last week, investors are Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

How One Man Took China’s Gold

September 24th, 2013

india-gold-etfJan Skoyles: The story of China and their obsession with gold has been revived this year as monthly data shows the phenomenal volumes imported through Hong Kong and being traded on the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SGOL

DEM Makes Its Case To Be Your Emerging Markets ETF

October 16th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Emerging markets exposure has become a staple in countless portfolios as the evolution of the ETF universe has made it easy and cost-effective for investors to abandon Read more…

NYSE:DEM

Using ETFs To Play These 9 Markets In Limbo

October 15th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: The FTSE Group, one of the leading indexing firms, recently announced the results of its Annual Country Classification Review, the process by which global equity markets are classified as Developed, Advanced Emerging, Secondary Emerging or Frontier using a scale Read more…

NASDAQ:CU, NASDAQ:PKOL, NYSE:COPX, NYSE:EWT, NYSE:FRN, NYSE:KOL, NYSE:MES

ALPS Files For Multi-Asset And Equity ETFs (AMLP, GSGO, GSMA, GSAX, GSRA)

September 21st, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: As bullish euphoria following the announcement of QE3 at home faded away throughout the week, so too did trading activity. Major equity benchmarks have been grinding along sideways as looming eurozone debt issues coupled with pre-election Read more…

NYSE:AMLP

Coal Stocks Will Benefit From Increased Global Coal Demand (KOL, PKOL, WLT, BTU, ARLP, ACI, ANR, PCX)

April 10th, 2012

Patrick Vail:  The U.S. coal industry is facing a perfect storm and has taken a beating recently, bringing coal stocks down with it. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), electricity generated by coal was down more than 20% in 2011. So it’s no surprise that U.S. coal producers have been hit, Read more…

NASDAQ:PKOL, NYSE:KOL

Six Foreign ETFs Beating The BRIC’s and The Global Market (VWO, EEM, EWY, EWT, EZA, EWW, EWM, IDX)

March 21st, 2012

Michael A. Gayed:  We regularly compare China, Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan, South Africa, Russia, India, Mexico, Malaysia and Indonesia against the broader Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF (NYSE:VWO) to see where momentum is picking up and where it lags. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWM, NYSE:EWT, NYSE:EWY, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:VWO

Emerging Market Dividend Stocks Give Investors The Best Of Both Worlds (DEM, EWZ, EWT, EWM, PBR, AMX)

February 16th, 2012

Martin Hutchinson: In today’s market, dividend investing is the best way to achieve a decent income stream without taking on too much risk. On the other hand, this is also true: emerging markets give investors the benefit of the world’s fastest economic growth. Read more…

NYSE:DEM, NYSE:EWM, NYSE:EWT, NYSE:EWZ

The 2012 Recession: Why It’s Time To Brace For A Repeat Of 2008 (GLD, SLV, TNA, TZA, EWS, EWT, ECH)

December 13th, 2011

Martin Hutchinson: If you think the global economy is out of the woods now that the European Union (EU) has expanded its effort to solve the sovereign debt crisis, then I’m afraid you’re sorely mistaken. Read more…

NYSE:EWS, NYSE:EWT, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA

ETF Misnomers: Why You Never Judge A Fund By Its Cover (SPY, GLD, AGG, BND, EEM, VWO)

November 8th, 2011

Michael Johnston: The saying “never judge a book by its cover” is certainly applicable to a wide range of situations. That includes the business of investing; for advisors and individuals who use ETFs, the old adage can be very relevant, valuable advice. There are now more than 1,300 exchange-traded Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BND, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:VWO

ETF Filings: Western Africa, Emerging Markets Energy, and “Smart Beta”

November 4th, 2011

Stoyan Bojinov: Equity markets have been heating up and developments on the ETF product development front has been quite active as well. A handful of new products hit the street this week, including several offerings from Invesco PowerShares in the Financials Equities space, as well as a first-to-market Read more…

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Investing: China Fears Much Ado About Nothing (FXI, GXC, YAO, EWH, HAO)

September 15th, 2011

Frank Holmes: Markets in Hong Kong, Vietnam, Taiwan and Korea were closed  last week as people across Asia celebrated Moon Festival, one  of the culture’s most beloved holidays along with Chinese New Year. Moon  Festival’s origins center around a husband (Houyi) and wife (Chang’e), who were  sentenced to live Read more…

NYSE:EWH, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:GXC, NYSE:HAO, NYSE:YAO

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

ETF Investors: Get Ready For MSCI Index Shifts (EEM, EWT, EWY, EZA, RSX, TUR, PLND)

June 21st, 2011

The global index gurus at MSCI are scheduled to make a big announcement tonight about the new country weightings — and maybe a few added surprises. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWT, NYSE:EWY, NYSE:EZA, NYSE:PLND, NYSE:RSX, NYSE:TUR




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