The Collapse Of Italy’s Banks Threatens To Plunge The European Financial System Into Chaos

banksThe Italian banking system is a “leaning tower” that truly could completely collapse at literally any moment.  And as Italy’s banks begin to go down like dominoes, it is going to set off financial panic all over Europe unlike anything we have ever seen before. 
NYSE:VGK March 9, 2016 3:22pm

Country ETFs That Could Enjoy Smooth Trading In The Months Ahead

new etfsSweta Killa:  Commodities across the board, ranging from natural resources to metals, are trapped in a vicious trading circle this year and see no sign of respite. This is especially true, as the Bloomberg Commodity Index has plunged nearly 13% in the year-to-date timeframe.
BATS:INDA August 14, 2015 3:06pm

ETFs To Avoid On European Banking Woes [Global X FTSE Portugal 20 ETF]

europeThere seems to be no respite from banking worries in a Europe trying to avert yet another economic debacle.  Italy is back in recession, France is almost stagnant and Germany is losing momentum.  In fact, concerns about Europe’s banking sector
NYSE:EWI August 18, 2014 5:08pm

Why You Should Be Bullish on Hookers and Heroin [Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF, iShares MSCI Italy Index (ETF)]

redlightdistrictRecently I've turned more bullish on prostitutes and illegal drug sales.  This is not some newfound libertarian streak. I'm really just thinking about what's best for the eurozone.  This takes a bit of
NYSE:EWI June 18, 2014 1:20pm

Country ETFs Showing Relative Strength [iShares MSCI Spain Capped ETF, iShares MSCI Italy Index (ETF)]

technical chart lookMorpheus Trading: Once again tech stocks were relatively strong, with the Nasdaq Composite and Nasdaq 100 posting gains of + 0.5%. The S&P 500 lagged with only a + 0.2% gain, while the Dow Jones barely closed positive on the day at +0.05%.
NYSE:EWI February 11, 2014 2:06pm

Why Investors Should Consider The Italy ETF

italyWhile Germany and France had a head start in the Eurozone recovery, Italy was not far behind. Though Italy is yet to come out of the recession, economists and the Italian Government are optimistic that the Eurozone’s third largest economy
NYSE:EWI November 26, 2013 3:58pm

Will Europe Follow The Same Trajectory As The U.S.?

europeEurope (NYSEARCA:VGK) was hit hard by the Great Recession and the sovereign debt crisis — more so than the U.S. Unlike Europe, the U.S. didn’t suffer through a double-dip recession.
NYSE:EWG November 18, 2013 5:28pm

Global X Launches The First Portugal ETF (PGAL)

global x fundsAlthough debt problems remain across Europe, many securities in the region have performed quite well this year. In fact, broad ETFs tracking the region such as VGK or EZU have added more than 14% YTD, while they have also outperformed
NYSE:EIRL November 14, 2013 4:44pm

Three European ETFs Leading The Recovery

three 3Unlike the fall of 2012, 2013 has seen a definite turnaround in the European economy. The latest economic indicators for the region signal that the economy is slowly picking up.
NYSE:EWI November 1, 2013 3:41pm

PIIGS ETFs Have Shown An Impressive Turnaround

europeThe U.S. markets continue to rise this year and reached a new all-time high again last month. This is primarily attributable to an improving labor market, solid retail data and a recovering housing
NYSE:EIRL October 7, 2013 10:36pm

The Economic Slowdown Is Far From Over For Europe

europe: On Sunday, we saw the results of the election in Germany (NYSEARCA:EWG), the powerhouse of the eurozone. Angela Merkel won again. Her re-election sent a wave of optimism through Europe (NYSEARCA:VGK).
NYSE:EWG September 25, 2013 3:03pm

Why It’s Time To Reconsider European Equities

europeThis summer, for the first time in three summers, investors did not have to contend with a eurozone financial crisis.
NYSE:IEV August 22, 2013 3:09pm

The Worldwide Unemployment Crisis

jobsDid you know that the total number of unemployed workers in G20 counties is now up to 93 million and that it is increasing with each passing day?  You see, the truth is that the United States is not the only one dealing with a systemic unemployment crisis. 
NYSE:EEM July 22, 2013 12:26pm

Look To This Eurozone Nation For Shorting Opportunities

europe: Investors who are looking to profit from the ongoing crisis in the eurozone should really be looking at Italy. It may just be the next country in the common currency region to run into troubles after Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Spain,
NYSE:EWI July 15, 2013 11:54am

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