There’s a lot to like about South America’s biggest economy. Hosting the Olympics and World Cup doesn’t hurt either. Suddenly everyone is talking about Brazil.
NEW YORK – Brazil’s winning bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games could attract an even larger number of foreigners to Brazilian stocks, which have already soared 62 percent since
“The iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) has an interesting and relatively rare technical pattern — a “diamond” top. This is a bearish reversal pattern, which suggests we will see a downturn in the index
“Since the U.S. dollar is seen as a safe haven, good news is actually bad news for the greenback. And there is good news coming out of China. China’s manufacturing expanded in July, with the CLSA China Purchasing Managers’ Index rising
Ron Rowland from Invest With An Edge reports his monthly ETF club results. The size of the ETF Billion Dollar Club dropped to only 11 members, a -26% plunge from last month’s roster of 15. Back after a short one-month absence is Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3x Shares (FAZ)
Blue Marble Research’s Vinny Catalano reviews what he sees as the hottest trends and the corresponding ETFs that investors should consider. Vinny likes to look at investment themes that last more than one business cycle. He takes into consideration
Investors are going crazy over Brazil as money is pouring into the country’s investments. “Brazil has emerged from the global economic crisis with a stronger financial system and a positive outlook, and the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ Quote) has responded by rising more than 42% year to date
Steve Cortes of Veracruz has a bearish view of the future of emerging market funds. With the recent run up in the prices of some of the emerging market ETF’s he is becoming wary that they will be able to maintain their momentum. Steve seems most bearish on Brazil, and provides us with the quote […]
With growth rates nonexistent in the United States and expectations for future growth muted due to ongoing debt levels and credit problems, investors have turned to other regions of the world to boost their portfolios.
Mike Gurka, from Empowerglobal Funds and the CNBC Fast Money team discussed Mike’s picks are for global ETF’s. Mike likes South Africa (ETF: EZA), Brazil (ETF: EWZ) , and Taiwan (ETF: EWT). Mike thinks that by getting into these ETF’s you are not necessarily getting in on the bottom, although you would be
The number of members in the ETF Billion Dollar Club held steady this month at 15, but there are changes in the roster. SPDR Select Sector Energy (XLE) is back in the club after a one-month absence, and iShares MSCI Brazil (EWZ) makes its first appearance of the year. The two funds losing their membership […]
ETF investors seemingly ignored the old stock market adage: “Sell in May and go away.” In fact, the ETF industry posted its best month of the year, in terms of net inflows, attracting more than $14 billion in new assets during the month. For some context, this compares with May 2008 net ETF inflows of […]
Despite a 46% gain since adding iShares MSCI Brazil (NYSE: EWZ) to his portfolio, global expert Keith Fitz-Gerald still sees upside potential. Here’s the latest from Money Map Reporter. “History tells us that the best gains come to those who have the courage to buy undervalued companies in the face of extreme pessimism – and […]
The Brazilian stock market is on fire right now and they are immune to a lot of the ills that America is suffering from, like exposure to toxic assets. Make sure you put a small portion of your portfolio into emerging markets like Brazil. My article for Investor’s Daily Edge on 04/09/09 recommended the iShares […]