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Frontier Market ETFs Or Emerging Market ETFs?

Frontier Market ETFs Or Emerging Market ETFs?

Daisy Maxey is a talented financial columnist for WSJ.com. Ms. Maxey also follows me on Twitter. Not surprisingly, then, I may be slightly hesitant to question the timing of her recent feature, “Frontier Market Funds Offer Promise, Risk.” By the percentages, Ms Maxey cites data that is supposed to represent opportunity in the least developed countries [...] [...more]

Asia ETFs, Current Affairs and ETFs, ETF Philosophy, ETF Strategy, Emerging Market ETFs, Frontier Market ETFs, International ETFs, Middle East ETFs, US Markets and ETFs Comments (0)

Are Stock ETFs Tired of the Euro-Zone Crisis?

Are Stock ETFs Tired of the Euro-Zone Crisis?

Flare-ups in the euro-zone refuse to disappear entirely. On the heels of a disastrous Italian election and a full-fledged banking crisis in Cyprus, a Portuguese court has ruled that some of the austerity requirements for bailout dollars are discriminatory. Prime Minister Coelho hopes to find a workaround, but alas… securing bailout money in the near [...] [...more]

Bond ETFs, Consumer ETFs, Current Affairs and ETFs, Dividend ETFs, ETF Philosophy, ETF Strategy, Europe ETFs, Global ETFs, US Markets and ETFs Comments (0)

Domestic ETF Risk Taking Vibrant, International ETF Risk Taking Constrained

Domestic ETF Risk Taking Vibrant, International ETF Risk Taking Constrained

The S&P 500 has not merely been resilient in its six consecutive weeks of gains. The celebrated U.S. stock benchmark has been unstoppable in its 8.3% unrealized run-up. Granted, nearly everyone expects a period of mild selling activity (a.k.a. “a breather”). Indeed, history certainly suggests that unbridled enthusiasm usually gets a reality check or three. The [...] [...more]

Asia ETFs, Current Affairs and ETFs, ETF Philosophy, ETF Strategy, Emerging Market ETFs, Europe ETFs, Health ETFs, Industrial ETFs, International ETFs, Internet ETFs, Latin America ETFs, Middle East ETFs, Technology ETFs, Telecom ETFs, US Markets and ETFs Comments (0)

Stock ETFs That Are Ignoring The Fiscal Drumbeat In Washington

Stock ETFs That Are Ignoring The Fiscal Drumbeat In Washington

Why is the budget battle as monumental an issue as it is? Over the last 50 years, the U.S. federal government has spent an average of 20% of its economic output (GDP). It has only averaged 18% of GDP in tax revenue. In other words, for 50 years, our elected politicians have regularly spent more [...] [...more]

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