EEM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 7 Low-Overhead ETFs for Your 401(k)

    January 17, 2017
    These 7 ETFs would make excellent long-term additions to your 401(k).
  2. How ETFs Are Dominating the Stock Market

    January 17, 2017
    ETFs have become the most actively traded securities on stock exchanges.
  3. Track Dalio’s Stock Picks Amid Trump Talk (VWO, EEM)

    December 21, 2016
    Billionaire Ray Dalio is the founder of one of the world’s largest investment funds, Bridgewater Associates. According to ...
  4. EM Under Pressure as S&P Downgrades South Africa (EMB, EEM)

    December 5, 2016
    S&P downgrades South Africa's local currency debt rating on higher government spending concerns.
  5. Fitch Downgrades South Africa’s Outlook (EZA, EEM)

    November 28, 2016
    Fitch joins other credit rating companies and downgrades South Africa's debt outlook to Negative.
  6. Emerging Markets Have Found Support And Are Headed Higher

    November 23, 2016
    A strong move off of the support of the 200-day moving average shown on the charts of these ETFs suggest the emerging markets ...
  7. Nigeria Badly Needs an OPEC Agreement (NGE, EEM)

    November 21, 2016
    OPEC's meeting at the end of November cannot come soon enough for countries like Nigeria.
  8. Is Russia Really Fighting Corruption? (RSX, EEM)

    November 16, 2016
    Russia's Economy Minister was detained on bribery charges, but some feel it is a political warning to others.
  9. Short Emerging Markets in a Trump Presidency

    November 9, 2016
    Trade wars, lower U.S. corporate taxes, and tense Latin American relations set the stage for a major emerging markets decline. ...
  10. S&P Upgrades Turkey’s Rating to Stable (TUR, EEM)

    November 7, 2016
    S&P Global Ratings upgrades Turkey's credit outlook to stable despite political turmoil.
  11. Why Are Investors Shunning This ETF? (EEM, VWO)

    November 1, 2016
    Investors have been fleeing high-expense Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) at the same time that low-cost rivals enjoy robust inflows. ...
  12. Moody’s Upgrades Outlook on Russian Banks (RSX, EEM)

    October 25, 2016
    Moody's upgraded the outlook on Russia's entire banking system to stable from negative.
  13. Why Developed Markets are Underperforming (RODM, EEM)

    October 24, 2016
    Emerging market ETFs are delivering a superior return to developed market funds in 2016, but mature markets produced better ...
  14. Hunting Rich Returns in Emerging Markets (EEM)

    October 8, 2016
    Investors who seek exposure to a broad selection of securities from emerging markets may have an interest in the EEM ETF. ...
  15. Sanctioned Russia Issues Second Eurobond (RSX, EEM)

    September 26, 2016
    The deal is important because it raises funds for spending commitments and demonstrates access to capital despite U.S. and ...
  16. Moody’s Downgrades Turkey to 'Junk' (TUR, EEM)

    September 26, 2016
    Today, the Turkish lira fell 1% and the Borsa Istanbul 100 Index was more than 4% lower.​
  17. Venezuela’s Struggling Oil Company Needs Cash (ILF, EEM)

    September 20, 2016
    Venezuela’s national oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) wants to exchange bonds due in 2017 for new ones due 202 ...
  18. Emerging Markets Set to Resume Steep Downtrends

    August 25, 2016
    Emerging-market funds have now reached resistance at 2015 range breakdowns and could resume major downtrends.
  19. Gulf States Still Vulnerable Despite High Oil (EEM, GULF)

    August 22, 2016
    Moody's says Persian Gulf countries are likely to remain under pressure despite rising oil prices.
  20. How Conflict With Ukraine Can Hurt Russia's Economy (RBL, EEM)

    August 11, 2016
    Tension between Russia and Ukraine threaten to undermine any hope of lifting economic sanctions early.
  21. 4 Ways to Hedge the Next Recession (MDY, ASHR)

    June 29, 2016
    Discover how the next recession will be different and how you can use hedging strategies to ensure a positive outcome for ...
  22. Active Traders Turn To Emerging Markets (EEM, FXI)

    June 29, 2016
    Bullish chart patterns on these emerging market ETFs suggest that now could be a good time to buy.
  23. 7 ETFs that Track Economies (SPY,EWJ,FXI,EEM)

    June 23, 2016
    These seven ETFs offer exposure to different economies around the world.
  24. These ETFs Had the Biggest Outflows in May (SPY)

    June 8, 2016
    These eight ETFs had the biggest outflows in May.
  25. Short-term ETF Buying Opportunities (EEM, EFA)

    May 12, 2016
    These ETFs have pulled back to short-term support levels, indicating a potential buying opportunity.
  26. Global Equity ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (EEM, EDC)

    May 8, 2016
    Learn how to diversify your investments internationally. Discover the best and worst performing global ETFs for your portfolio ...
  27. Emerging Market Fund Headed Into Steep Resistance (EEM)

    May 5, 2016
    iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF is likely to test the underside of a four-year triangle pattern, broken in the middle of ...
  28. The 3 Largest Emerging Markets ETFs (VWO, EEM)

    May 4, 2016
    Obtain details on the top three largest, in terms of total assets under management (AUM), ETFs in the category of emerging ...
  29. The 3 Best ETFs to Short Emerging Markets Equities (EUM, EEM)

    April 26, 2016
    Discover the emerging markets equity asset class, and learn about three different ETFs you can use to get varying amounts ...
  30. Emerging Market ETFs Feel the Pinch (EEM, VWO)

    April 26, 2016
    Learn which factors explain the poor performance in emerging markets, and why some believe these markets may have bottomed.
  31. The 5 Largest Total Market ETFs (EFA, VTI)

    April 26, 2016
    Learn about the five largest total market ETFs by assets under management. Explore the tracking indexes, yields, expense ...
  32. 3 ETF Trends in Q1 2016 (XLU, VNQ)

    April 20, 2016
    Learn about the major ETF trends in the first quarter of 2016, and the reasons why some of the biggest trends from 2015 have ...
  33. These Two Emerging Markets Are Set to Move Higher (PIN, EWT)

    April 20, 2016
    Active traders are turning their attention to the emerging markets because the price of a key exchange traded fund that tracks ...
  34. How to Play Emerging Markets Rebound with ETFs

    April 13, 2016
    Emerging markets are on the rebound, but not everyone is a believer. Here's how to play it either way with ETFs.
  35. ETF Flows: Emerging Markets Equity ETFs Winning Assets (EEM, ...

    April 5, 2016
    Learn about five exchange-traded funds that invest in emerging market equities and experienced large year-to-date capital ...
  36. ETF Flows: Emerging Market Equity ETFs Shedding Assets (EEM, ...

    March 29, 2016
    Discover five exchange-traded funds that invest in emerging market equities and experienced large year-to-date capital outflows ...
  37. How Do the 5 Most Liquid ETFs, ETNs Perform?

    March 24, 2016
    These highly liquid ETFs (and ETN) are extremely popular. Does popularity equal investment appreciation?
  38. 4 Popular Global Equity ETFs in 2016 (EFA, VWO)

    March 17, 2016
    Learn how to gain exposure to international equities by considering global ETFs, which provide quick and cheap diversification ...
  39. 4 Funds to Short the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EUM, EEV)

    March 17, 2016
    Discover several strategies to short The MSCI Emerging Markets Index using these four ETFs.
  40. Scanning for Trades Using Trends and RSI (EEM, XLF)

    March 7, 2016
    Here are trading opportunities based on the moving average trend and a deep RSI pullback.
  41. Top 5 Positions in Raymond Dalio's Portfolio (VWO, SPY)

    February 29, 2016
    Discover analyses of the top five positions in the famous hedge fund manager Raymond Dalio's portfolio at the end of the ...
  42. Dollar Cost Averaging Case Study: Emerging Markets Stocks (GS, ...

    February 27, 2016
    Take a look at how a hypothetical dollar-cost average investment of $100 per month into the MSCI Emerging Markets Index would ...
  43. 4 Most Traded ETFs This Year (SPY, XLF)

    February 24, 2016
    Take a closer look at the ETFs with the highest trading volumes in 2016, and learn more about the investment exposure each ...
  44. Is It Time To Buy Emerging Markets? (EEM)

    February 11, 2016
    The majority of emerging markets are dependent on natural resources, delaying a long-term recovery until commodity markets ...
  45. Is it Time to Buy Emerging Markets ETFs?

    January 21, 2016
    Does the poor performance of emerging markets, particularly China, present a buying opportunity with ETFs?
  46. EEM: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF

    December 25, 2015
    Learn more about the most liquid and highly traded emerging market ETF in the world -- the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ...
  47. The Most Liquid ETFs/ETNs: Should You Invest?

    November 11, 2015
    If you want liquidity, here's a list of popular ETFs and ETNs. But investors should be aware of outside factors that could ...
  48. MSCI Just Made Investing in China Easier

    November 2, 2015
    Investment research firm MSCI Inc. announced Monday that it would include American Depository Receipts (ADRs) of Chinese ...
  49. These ETFs Are the Most Popular with Advisors (SPY, GDX)

    October 29, 2015
    These ETFs are popular among financial advisors. Here's why.
  50. Top 5 Emerging Market ETFs (EEM, GMM)

    September 30, 2015
    Find out which emerging markets ETFs have enough of an asset base, trading volume and low fees to be considered top choices ...
  51. Investors Moving Out Of Emerging And Frontier Markets

    September 24, 2015
    Based on the charts of two key ETFs, it appears that investors are moving out of emerging and frontier markets in favor of ...
  52. Top 3 Emerging Markets ETFs (VWO, EEM)

    August 12, 2015
    Discover some of the most popular and best performing exchange traded funds that investors utilize to obtain easy exposure ...
  53. The Most Popular ETFs with Financial Advisors

    July 24, 2015
    Financial advisors might continue to perform well by holding these popular ETFs, but time is limited.
  54. Today's Top ETFs: Worth a Bet or Should You Pass?

    May 4, 2015
    ETFs can be profitable and dangerous. Here's a list of today's most popular funds and what you should watch about them.
  55. Putin Says Russian Economy Healing - Is He Right? (RSX, RBL)

    April 29, 2015
    Putin claims the Russian economy has turned the corner. Is he right or is it just the oil price?
  56. Emerging Market ETFs EEM and VWO: Which is Better?

    April 10, 2015
    Based on current conditions, one ETF will look more appealing than the other on the surface, but you always need to look ...
  57. Is this ETF Your Best Bet for Emerging Markets?

    April 8, 2015
    Are emerging markets still emerging? If you believe so, this ETF could be your best bet.
  58. Ever Wanted to Own International Stocks? Here's How

    November 20, 2014
    Tips and strategies for users to trade in different exchanges around the world.
  59. The Better Bet: Emerging Market Debt Or Equity?

    May 15, 2014
    Want the returns of emerging markets with less of the volatility and risk? Have a close look at corporate and sovereign debt ...
  60. How To Smooth-Out Your Ride In The Stock Market

    March 3, 2014
    Volatility is back. For investors, this nasty problem of gyrating markets can be a real hindrance to your portfolio’s total ...
  61. ETF Outlook For Week Of January 27, 2014 (SPY, UNG, EEM, VXX)

    January 27, 2014
    ETF Outlook for Week of January 27, 2014. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: SPY) The S&P 500 fell by 2.1 percent on Friday, ...
  62. The Difference Between Emerging And Frontier Markets

    September 20, 2013
    Emerging and frontier markets offer investors global diversification in return for higher risk. These sectors have performed ...
  63. MSCI Reclassification Puts Spotlight on These ETFs

    June 10, 2013
    Traders have had bigger fish to fry over the past few days, but a potentially noteworthy news event is slated for the after-market ...
  64. Sub-Saharan Africa Beckons

    April 26, 2013
    Looking past the BRICs and broad index funds, Africa represents a huge ignored growth story.
  65. How To Adjust Your Portfolio In A Bear Or Bull Market

    April 3, 2013
    While investors shouldn’t feel compelled to change their portfolios radically overnight in reaction to the market's daily ...
  66. Favorite ETF Positions For 5 Super Investors

    December 28, 2012
    The ETF boom has made it easier for regular retail investors to add various new asset classes, sectors and markets to their ...
  67. Slow And Steady ETFs Outperforming

    January 3, 2012
    Low volatility ETFs lead the way in 2011.
  68. Spice Up Your Portfolio With Quantitative ETFs

    April 13, 2010
    Quantitative ETFs are replicating investment strategies used by hedge funds and professional investment managers.
  69. Profitable And Easy Ways To Invest In Africa

    September 9, 2009
    Africa may hold the key to long-term portfolio success.