This Brazilian Real ETF, Up 6%, Was Today’s Biggest ETF Gainer

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The WisdomTree Brazillian Real Fund (BZF) outperformed all other non-leveraged, non-inverse exchange traded products in the U.S. today on a percentage basis, producing a +6% one-day return and outperforming the wider markets by a total of 6.37 percentage points.
NYSE:BZF January 19, 2017 6:37pm

Brazil’s Economy Is On The Verge Of Total Collapse [iShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF), Market Vectors Brazil Small Cap ETF]

brazilian-mapTyler Durden:  Back when the BRICs were the source of marginal global growth, the punditry couldn't stop praising them. However, in the past year, now that China's housing bubble has burst and its shadow banking system has imploded, those who
NYSE:BRF January 30, 2015 3:58pm

Emerging Market ETFs In Trouble On Stronger Dollar?

dollar etfWith the U.S. economy appearing stronger from Q2 of this year, many investors turned their focus to the domestic market. This trend isn’t limited to the equity world either, as long-term Treasury securities have also seen solid inflows
BATS:CEMB September 26, 2014 4:01pm

Inside The Weakness Of The Brazil ETF

brazilian-mapBrazilian economy, one of the BRIC majors and the biggest economy in South America, has been suffering from severe structural problems including slowing growth, rising inflation (6.27%in July 2013) and widespread socio-political issues for quite sometime.
NYSE:BZF August 29, 2013 3:53pm

Watching Two Key Emerging Markets Currencies

market outlookBill Luby:  With Syria and the Fed grabbing most of the headlines in the last few days, I wonder how many people have emerging markets currencies at the top of their list of concerns. I am guessing few are poring over the likes of India (EPI), Indonesia (EIDO),

Expect More Downside Pressure For These Emerging Market Currency ETFs

currency1Emerging markets have faced some extremely rough trading in recent weeks as losses have begun to pile up for the space. Many in the developing world have seen losses in excess of 10% in just the past week alone, with some losing close
NYSE:BZF August 27, 2013 12:48pm

The Ultimate Guide To International ETF Investing (BZF, EWZ, EWJ, FXY, DXJ)

etfs etfsEric Dutram: Investors have largely embraced international ETFs to start 2013. Funds tracking emerging markets have seen particularly huge inflows and are easily setting the pace for ETFs this year.
NYSE:BZF February 6, 2013 4:27pm

Income Investing: When An ETF Distribution Isn’t A Dividend (AGG, BZF, SPY, AAPL)

Jared Cummans: Income investing has become particularly popular in recent years, as near-zero interest rates have left many starved for attractive yields. As such, many investors turned to equity ETFs paying out high dividends to find a stable source of income. But looking through past distributions and current

NYSE:AGG May 1, 2012 1:16pm

Currency ETFs Are Giving Advance Stock Market Signals (BZF, INR, CEW, EEM, INDY, EWZ)

Scott Martin: Asset class correlation is rarely an exact science, but traders have found that some indicators are still invaluable triggers for timing entries and exits on countries such as India and Brazil.

NYSE:BZF April 24, 2012 11:36am

Brazil Gears Up For The Next Round Of Currency Wars (EWZ, BZF, VALE, GGB, PBR)

Tim Seymour:  An overly strong local currency has been a structural problem for Brazil — except, of course, when the real has been too weak for the government’s comfort. It looks like the situation is getting ready to reverse again.

NYSE:BZF March 14, 2012 1:38pm

Investors Should Look South To Brazil’s Economy (EWZ, BZF, ITUB, PBR, VIV, EEM, FXI, EPI)

Elliott Gue: Uncertainty drove global equity markets in 2011. Brazil’s (NYSEArca:EWZ) stock market wasn’t immune to concerns about the EU’s ongoing sovereign-debt crisis, weak economic

NYSE:BZF February 26, 2012 9:56pm

Don’t Hedge Currency Risk – Embrace It (FXE, UUP, FXY, CYB, BZF, ELD)

Joseph Hogue:  The Financial Times reported Tuesday that the FTSE index group has created an index of eleven currencies and two commodities for use by investors to hedge against currency and inflation

NYSE:BZF February 23, 2012 11:05pm

Emerging Markets Week Ahead: Sentiment Swings Continue (TUR, EWW, EWZ, BZF, FXI, ECH, EZA, EWS)

Joseph Hogue: The coming week may prove relatively light after last week’s volley of meetings and summits. Despite tensions in Russia and a few important CPI reports, the lack of real market movers
NYSE:BZF December 11, 2011 10:12pm

Brazil Eliminates Tax On Foreign Stock Investors (EWZ, BZF, BZQ, BRF, UBR)

Scott Martin: Another BRIC heard from in the race to stimulate local markets and keep foreign capital flowing: Brazil has eliminated the 2% tax on foreign investment in stocks.

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