Buy Emerging Markets, But Carefully

emerging marketsSy Harding: Emerging markets were under pressure all summer from fears that the U.S. Fed would begin to taper back its QE stimulus. More recently, it was widely expected the battle in Washington over raising the debt-ceiling would add to the selling pressure.
NYSE:EEM October 17, 2013 3:00pm

Three Emerging Market ETFs To Avoid

three 3Emerging markets, once the engine of global growth, have been hit hard this year due to feeble demand, lower commodity prices, and struggling currencies.  
NYSE:BKF July 23, 2013 1:30pm

Fund Flows To Emerging Markets: A Threat or An Opportunity? (GAF, GUR, ILF, GMF)

Joseph Hogue: The Bank for International Settlements has an interesting report out comparing lending to emerging markets in 2011 against the environment after the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008. Both periods saw a contraction in lending but for different reasons. 
NYSE:GAF December 18, 2012 2:47pm

A Cure For The Common Portfolio With These 2 Africa ETFs? (AFK, GAF)

Michael Johnston: When asked to identify the economies that are posting the most substantial GDP expansion in the current environment, many investors would quickly respond with ChinaIndia, and other well known emerging markets.
NYSE:AFK July 5, 2012 12:50pm

Van Eck Files For Saudi Arabia ETFs (MES, GAF, GYLD, HYEM)

Stoyan Bojinov:  Investors on Wall Street have endured a grueling week as political turbulence in the overseas currency bloc paved the way for volatile trading and rampant profit taking. On the product development front, ArrowShares
NYSE:GAF May 13, 2012 11:41am

Three Reasons To Underweight South Africa (ILF, EZA, SZR, AFK, GAF)

Russ Koesterich:  In my opinion, investors should consider minimizing their exposure to emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, otherwise known as EMEA.

NYSE:AFK February 14, 2012 3:26pm

State Street Global Advisors Files For SPDR S&P Small Cap Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF

State Street Global Advisors has filed paperwork with the SEC for a “SPDR S&P Small Cap Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF.” The SPDR S&P Small Cap Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF (the “Fund”) seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of an equity index based upon the small capitalization segment of Middle Eastern and
NEW FILING July 6, 2011 1:20pm

Never Judge An ETF By Its Cover (GAF, GULF, AFK, DNH, DND, ESR, EEM, VWO)

As hundreds of billions of dollars have flowed into exchange-traded products in recent years, international equity ETFs have been a particularly popular destination. As investors have shed
NASDAQ:GULF May 31, 2011 11:16am

Will This Breakout In Gold Be Authentic? (EGPT, UGL, GAF, AGQ, GLD, SLV)

Physical demand for gold and silver is strong as investors seek protection of wealth against uncertainty in the Middle East. It has already been reported that Col. Qaddafi has been a wise gold
NYSE:AGQ March 28, 2011 1:02pm

Middle East ETFs Under Pressure As Protests Intensify (EGPT, EIS, GAF, EZA, MES, GULF)

Investors have become familiar with the term “contagion” in recent years, but most are accustomed to hearing the phenomenon discussed in relation to sovereign debt defaults in Europe
NASDAQ:GULF February 22, 2011 11:02am

Egyptian Riots … ETFs … And The Opportunities (EGPT, AFK, PMNA, GAF, GULF, MES, TUR, XLES, XES, IEZ)

If you turned on your TV in the last week or so, you almost certainly saw coverage of the protests in Egypt. Almost overnight, the media narrative moved from Washington to Cairo.
NASDAQ:GULF February 3, 2011 3:17pm

Capital Leaving The Middle East & Looking For Safe Havens In Hard Assets and Oil (EGPT, MES, GULF, EIS, GAF, OIL, DBC, OSG, FRO)

Last week I warnedof a flare-up in Egypt and a reversal in oil and gold. The media are transmitting pictures of street scenes in Egypt that for the most part appear benign. However, riptides of anti
NASDAQ:GULF February 2, 2011 4:51pm

ETFs To Watch As Egyptian Drama Plays Out (EGPT, SEA, USO, JJG, BAL, GAF)

Egypt has become the center of the news world over the last week, as a series of violent protests and intensifying calls for a regime change have left the future of one of Africa’s most populous
NYSE:BAL February 1, 2011 2:23pm

ETFs: Will Gold, Silver and Oil Prices Soar on Social Unrest In The Middle East? (DBO, GLD, GDX, MES, GULF, GAF)

An unexpected specter is haunting the streets throughout the capitals of North Africa and the Middle East. Although revolution has been quelled for many years, dollar devaluation has caused
NASDAQ:GULF January 27, 2011 3:37pm

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