EFA : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Growth has returned to European equitites. We'll take a look at a few ideas worth investigating.

    European Stocks Are Ripe For The Picking

    February 26, 2014
    Things continue to get better for Europe. After going through some pretty nasty side-effects in the aftermath of the Great ...
  2. Volatility in the markets has spiked over the past few weeks. Here are a few options that might help settle your portfolio's volatility.

    Is It Time For Low Volatility Funds?

    October 14, 2013
    The recent government shutdown, potential debt ceiling breach as well as dour global economic news has once again caused ...
  3. Australia is often overlooked by investors, but now could be the time to invest.

    Make A Play For The Land Down Under

    October 7, 2013
    Australia is often overlooked by investors. However, the nation’s commodity sector is the envy of the world. That key contributor ...
  4. Picture Edition: Major Asset Class Returns From The 2009 Bottom

    September 12, 2013
    The U.S. bull market rages on five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, although not everyone on Wall Street is convinced ...
  5. ETFs To Invest Like Warren Buffett

    February 7, 2013
    Warren Buffett hasn't shown much of an interest in ETFs. However, for retail investors, ETFs remove some of the risk of stock ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 3 Simple All-ETF “Core” Portfolios

    November 1, 2012
    The proliferation of exchange-traded funds over the past few years has opened up the doors to previously difficult-to-reach ...
  8. iShares Debuts “Core” ETF Lineup

    October 23, 2012
    iShares, the largest ETF issuer by total assets, announced the launch of its “Core Series” of ETFs this week. The move involves ...
  9. Invest like Mitt Romney with These Three ETFs - Investment Ideas

    August 30, 2012
    Love him or hate him, it is hard to argue that Mitt Romney has been an incredible investor over the years. With the one billion ...
  10. Be Successful With Index

    June 29, 2012
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  11. Where Are Inex Funds Now?

    June 19, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  12. Seven Biggest International Equity ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    May 4, 2012
    Lingering economic concerns and a still high American unemployment rate are compelling investors to look outside the U.S. ...
  13. A Turning Point For Japan

    May 4, 2012
    While Japan has been called dead money for years, a falling yen could finally mean the nation is turning a corner. For investors, ...
  14. Invest in Index Funds

    April 30, 2012
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  15. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    April 30, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  16. 7 ETFs for Givers, Bears, and Others

    April 20, 2012
    AdvisorShares sponsors a number of actively managed ETFs. Today, company CEO Noah Hamman discusses several of these, including ...
  17. Index Your Way to Success

    April 13, 2012
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  18. A Better Way to Benchmark Risk Allocations

    February 25, 2012
    Salient Partners’ new Risk-Parity Index replicates the performance of an equally risk-weighted allocation to four asset classes: ...
  19. Invest in Index Funds

    February 14, 2012
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  20. Invest in Index Funds

    December 28, 2011
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  21. Seasick? Try A Low Volatility Fund

    November 2, 2011
    The market’s recent ups and downs have been stomach churning. Low volatility funds can help smooth out the ride.
  22. Index Your Way to Success

    July 26, 2011
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  23. Going Global

    July 25, 2011
    Most investors never stray away from their home nations when it comes to portfolio construction.
  24. Best Funds For The Long Haul

    July 10, 2011
    Indexing doesn't just mean plopping your money into the S&P 500, money manager Tom Posey tells Kate Stalter in today's ...
  25. Index Funds: How Well Did They Do In 2010?

    January 7, 2011
    Many portfolio have index funds as their core holdings. Check out how well they performed in 2010.
  26. ETFs For The Individual Investor

    June 24, 2010
    ETFs can give small investors exposure to stocks in areas that time and effort would usually make impossible.
  27. Dividend Slashers: Where To Hide?

    September 10, 2009
    A friendly dividend environment oversease allows many larger firms to serve up juicy yields.
  28. The Over-diversified Diversification Portfolio

    September 3, 2009
    There is a cheaper way to create an over-diversified portfolio and you can do it by owning mutual funds.
  29. Considering ETF Diversification

    September 1, 2009
    We take a look at some ETFs, and see that you can ease investors fears by going with the large players.
  30. ETFs: Size and Performance Considerations

    April 13, 2009
    Size alone does not offer all of the comforts investors are yearning for in their investments. Read on to find out how an ...
  31. Beware The Trappings Of Success

    March 27, 2009
    Our emotional side draws us to asset classes with the best performance in recent history, but often leads to chasing returns. ...
  32. International ETFs By Foreign Direct Investment

    February 4, 2009
    The downward trend for FDI continues, but a select group of regions is showing resiliency despite tight credit markets and ...
  33. Infrastructure Substitutes For Bechtel

    November 13, 2008
    It's too bad you can't buy stock in privately held Bechtel, but we've come up with a few solid alternatives that should also ...
  34. Aging Population Feeds Global Healthcare Demand

    October 30, 2008
    Investing in foreign-based healthcare providers is as important as investing in healthcare providers with a global reach. ...
  35. Southeast Asia Movers

    September 23, 2008
    There is more to Asia than India and China. We examine ETFs that balance the risk and reward of investing in the region. ...
  36. Sizing Up Vanguard's ETFs Post Split

    September 12, 2008
    Vanguard's low cost funds offer investors an even better opportunity to invest after their split and the pullback of the ...
  37. The Short Side Of EAFE

    July 30, 2008
    European, Asian and Far East markets are supposed to rise when U.S. markets fall, but not lately. Does going international ...
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