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

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.

NYSE:EEM March 21, 2012 2:38pm

Bright Spots In The ETF Landscape: Five Funds Holding Their Value In A Wild 2011 (EWM, DFJ, ENZL, VPU, PJP)

Michael Johnston: So far, this year has been tough for markets around the globe. Since the downgrade of U.S. credit quality in August, equity markets have become plagued with rampant volatility, discouraging capital inflows and prompting many investors to pull out of the markets entirely. Just when the
NYSE:DFJ October 21, 2011 4:47pm

The Rally Is Unsustainable Without Volume (EWM, EUO, IWM, SPY, DIA, QQQ)

Stocks closed higher for a fourth straight day but on lower trade. All five major indices closed near session highs. However, in a reversal over Wednesday's action, large cap stocks took the leadership role as both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) and the S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) added 1.7%. The S&P MidCap
NYSE:EUO September 16, 2011 8:52am

Six (6) Country ETFs With Rock Bottom Unemployment Rates (THD, EWM, EWY, SKOR, VNM, EWS)

Michael Johnston:  Job creation–or the lack thereof–has taken center stage throughout much of the developed world, emerging as one of the most substantial hurdles to economic growth and potential catalysts of a double dip recession. The jobs situation in the U.S. is shaping up to be the central issue
NYSE:EWM September 13, 2011 10:40am

Which Way From Here For Investors? (DIA, QQQ, IWM, SPY)

Stocks reversed dramatically on Friday to close higher on mixed volume. The day began with a sharp selloff followed by a reversal at the forty five minute mark. The market moved higher until around 1:00 pm and then consolidated at the highs for the remainder of the day. All five major
NYSE:BZQ August 29, 2011 9:09am

Global Sell-Off Strategy: Blend Winners and Losers (TUR, EPU, EEM, EWM)

No question, the global stock sell-off has been brutal, hitting high-quality growth markets and weak performers alike. But while global emerging markets as a group, via the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (NYSE:EEM), are down about 12 percent so far in 2011, a few countries are bucking the downtrend and remain in positive territory. Let’s look at why these countries (and the country ETFs that track their markets) are
NYSE:EEM August 26, 2011 10:35am

Bears Bust Bulls (EWM, VNQ, IWM, SPY, QQQ, DIA)

Thursday was a horrendous day on Wall Street as stocks took a beating on a surge in trade. All five major indices lost more than 3.5% with higher beta issues showing the most weakness. The small-cap RusseIl 2000 (NYSE:IWM) lost almost 6.0% while the S&P MidCap 400 and Nasdaq
NYSE:EWM August 19, 2011 10:15am

Can The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Reclaim Support? (SPY, EWM, QQQ, DIA, IWM)

Stocks reversed sharply intraday to post the first winning session in 9 days. All five major indices posted gains with the Nasdaq (NASDAQ:QQQ) leading the way. The tech rich index ended the session higher by 0.9%. The small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) added 0.7% as both the S&P MidCap 400
NYSE:EWM August 4, 2011 10:50am

Singapore and Malaysia: Two Ways to Play the Region Between India and China

Located south of China and east of India, the booming Southeast Asian region is oftentimes overlooked by even the most sophisticated investors. The free trade pact between the regional grouping (ASEAN) and China inked early this year has led to a jump in trade and
NYSE:EWM July 22, 2011 11:13am

The Wagner Daily: Too Much Risk, Not Enough Reward (XLV, EWM, IWM, SPY, QQQ, DIA)

Buoyed by solid volume stocks posted an impressive eighth consecutive day of gains on Thursday. Except for the DJIA (NYSE:DIA), all of the major indices closed more than one percent higher. The rally was led by the small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) as it posted an impressive 1.6% gain.
NYSE:EWM July 8, 2011 9:40am

Both Expected Return and Risk Is High For Stocks & ETFs (IYR, SMH, XLU, SPY, XLE, EWM, GLD, EWJ)

Recommended funds. Our main recommendation this week is real estate (NYSE:IYR). Its expected return jumped last week as it gained +4.46% in 5 days on slightly higher volume. However, its risk is high and has increased slightly. Because of the high risk in IYR, some
NASDAQ:IBB July 5, 2011 9:37am

Wagner Daily: Light Volume Necessitates Caution (EWI, EWM, IWM, SPY, DIA, QQQ)

Equities closed strong amidst light volume for the second consecutive day. Price action was impressive as all five major indices saw gains of 1.2% or more. The small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) led the charge by posting an impressive 1.8% gain. The tech rich Nasdaq
NYSE:EWI June 29, 2011 9:49am

The Wagner Daily: Erratic Indecision (EWM, SRS, QQQ, SPY, IWM, DIA)

Stocks closed higher on Monday but on significantly lighter volume. All five major indices closed in the black with the Nasdaq (NASDAQ:QQQ) spring-boarding 1.3% higher. The small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) was close behind as it posted a 1.0% gain yesterday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
NYSE:EWM June 28, 2011 9:19am

ETF Plays: Biotech Running Slightly Stronger; Careful With Energy (IBB, XLE, PJP, SPY, IYR, GLD, EWM, EWJ)

Recommended funds:  Biotech (NYSE:IBB) remains our primary recommendation this week. With the +1.68% rise and slightly higher volume over the past week, the expected return is definitely positive and slightly higher. IBB’s risk has decreased over the past week
NASDAQ:IBB June 26, 2011 10:24pm

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