EWZ : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 13 Wild ETF Charts from 2013

    January 7, 2014
    2013 was largely dominated by a relentless bull market that saw the S&P 500 notch a gain of more than 30%, its best year ...
  2. BRIC ETFs Take a Beating in 2013

    December 3, 2013
    The story of 2013 has been one of soaring equity benchmarks smashing historical highs and raising the bar on a weekly basis. ...
  3. 5 Big ETFs That Still Aren’t Back To Pre-Crisis Levels

    October 7, 2013
    There is no denying that Wall Street has certainly come a long way since the unprecedented financial crisis of 2008; both ...
  4. Last Ditch Effort to be Long China With These ETFs

    June 20, 2013
    With the world's second-largest flirting with a possible banking crisis, it is not surprising to see investors dumping ...
  5. 3 Currency ETFs Hit Hard By Taper Talk - ETF News And Commentary

    June 20, 2013
    These three currency ETFs were crushed by the FOMC meeting.
  6. Brazil Falling Back: Is It Time To Buy?

    June 19, 2013
    For the last decade, Brazil has been an emerging super power, building in infrastructure and opportunities for nearly 40 ...
  7. Winning ETF Strategies For the Second Half - ETF News And Commentary

    June 17, 2013
    Investors should prepare for the eventual tapering of the Fed's massive support.
  8. Visual Risk Analysis Of The MSCI BRIC Index Fund (BKF)

    June 11, 2013
    When it comes to emerging market exposure, no region is more popular than BRIC, as this corner of the market is home to the ...
  9. Find Income and Growth In Emerging Market Bonds

    April 10, 2013
    Offering both growth and income potential, emerging market debt could be one of the best plays for your portfolio.
  10. The 2 Most Important Numbers You Need to Know Before Investing ...

    January 16, 2013
    U.S. Investors poured a stunning $54 billion into emerging-market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in 2012, according to research ...
  11. Best And Worst Country ETFs Of 2012

    December 24, 2012
    For the first time in years, a U.S. ETF was one of the highest yielding of the year, as Dow Jones US Construction Index Fund ...
  12. Time to Worry about Brazil ETFs? - ETF News And Commentary

    December 3, 2012
    Despite some periods of high volatility and uncertainty, many emerging market ETFs have been strong performers in 2012. Some ...
  13. Least Correlated Country ETFs To S&P 500

    November 12, 2012
    ETFs continue to find their way into countless portfolios as investors of all styles have embraced these innovative tools ...
  14. Ultimate Guide To iShares Latin America 40 Index Fund (ILF)

    October 30, 2012
    While the correlations of various asset classes have increased significantly over the past decade, emerging market investing ...
  15. Forget Petrobras with These Brazil ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    August 7, 2012
    As worries continue to build over major emerging markets, many investors are looking beyond the Asian giants and closer to ...
  16. What Mexico's New President Means For EWW

    July 16, 2012
    While most investors remain focused on the seemingly never-ending debt drama in the eurozone or the sluggish U.S. economic ...
  17. Asia's Other Tigers

    June 4, 2012
    China gets all of the action, but there are other opportunities in Asia.
  18. A Familiar Neighbor

    May 24, 2012
    There are numerous superlatives regarding the Mexican economy. It's one of the largest U.S. trading partners. In 2011, it ...
  19. Are Investors Abandoning Brazil ETFs? - ETF News And Commentary

    May 9, 2012
    Although emerging market ETF investing has become more popular as of late, some countries are having significant trouble ...
  20. 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. ...
  21. Better Latin American Buys Than Argentina (YPF, ARGT, EPU, GXG, ...

    April 26, 2012
    Argentina’s recent decision to nationalize its oil interests is a troubling precedent for the nation. However, there are ...
  22. Attractive Brazilian Stocks To Consider

    March 30, 2012
    Brazil's growth potential is at least as attractive as China's for many of the same reasons.
  23. Attractive Brazilian Stocks To Consider

    February 27, 2012
    Brazil's growth potential is at least as attractive as China's for many of the same reasons.
  24. Wait to Buy These Emerging ETFs

    February 25, 2012
    Completed bottom formations and improved growth prospects make these emerging market ETFs buy worthy, but only on sizable ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 10 World-Class Global ETFs

    February 6, 2012
    One of the best tools for diversifying your global portfolio is to use the best ETFs to execute your strategy and spread ...
  27. The Week Ahead: Wait to Buy Lower

    January 25, 2012
    Dividends are key to market-beating performance, especially during these times, says John Buckingham of The Prudent Speculator. ...
  28. Attractive Brazilian Stocks To Consider

    December 28, 2011
    Brazil's growth potential is at least as attractive as China's for many of the same reasons.
  29. 5 Hot Brazilian Stocks To Watch

    November 8, 2011
    These five Brazilian stocks are something to look out for.
  30. Attractive Brazilian Stocks To Consider

    October 14, 2011
    Brazil's growth potential is at least as attractive as China's for many of the same reasons.
  31. 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 ...
  32. 4 Worst Country ETFs

    June 29, 2011
    These global ETFs have badly underperformed major averages, and the charts indicate that further weakness still lies ahead. ...
  33. Emerging Market ETFs - More Growth And Less Overall Volatility

    June 2, 2011
    Emerging market investing can change portfolios for the better.
  34. 5 Hot Brazilian Stocks

    May 10, 2011
    These five Brazilian stocks boast market-beating yields and highlight the growth potential of this growing economy.
  35. Bargains In Brazil

    April 21, 2011
    The right combination of natural resources, growing middle class and strong government makes Brazil a top long-term buy.
  36. 5 Hot Brazilian Stocks

    April 18, 2011
    These five Brazilian stocks boast market-beating yields and highlight the growth potential of this growing economy.
  37. Invest In Asia's Other Tigers

    March 23, 2011
    China gets all of the action, but there are other opportunities in Asia.
  38. What's Happening To The Best Trades Of Our Lives?

    March 4, 2011
    So far, 2011 has not been a great year for many major emerging markets.
  39. Asia's Other Tigers

    January 7, 2011
    China gets all of the action, but there are other opportunities in Asia.
  40. ETFs Flying Under The Radar, But Flying Higher

    September 13, 2010
    Have a look at ETFs that don't get a lot of press.
  41. Before Heading To The Voting Booth, Check Out These ETFs

    August 4, 2010
    When voters head to the polls, regardless of where those polls are, ETFs give astute investors a chance to profit.
  42. Winning World Cup ETFs

    June 15, 2010
    The favorites to win the World Cup may also be winners for investors.
  43. International Inflation Protection

    March 29, 2010
    Protect against inflation with TIPS, gold and natural resource rich export nations.
  44. Hedging With Emerging Market Telecoms

    March 12, 2010
    The emerging market rally is getting long in the tooth. Investors should hedge their holdings with telecom providers.
  45. "Other" Latin America ETFs Worth A Look

    January 20, 2010
    We look at a few Latin America-focused ETFs that aren't rookies, but may have profits in store for investors in 2010.
  46. Asia's Other Tigers

    January 4, 2010
    China gets all of the action, but there are other opportunities in Asia.
  47. BRIC Performance In 2009

    December 29, 2009
    Even a small percentage invested in BRIC ETFs would have substantially augmented portfolios.
  48. The Best ETFs Of 2009

    December 23, 2009
    A rebound in commodity prices served as the common theme among the best-performing ETFs this year.
  49. 3 Lesser-Known ETFs

    November 20, 2009
    These three under-covered ETFs may be just what your portfolio needs.
  50. Index Your Way to Success

    November 13, 2009
    The strategy of investing in indexes is one of the most successful investment strategies for the vast majority of investors ...
  51. South American Banks That Get The Gold Medal

    October 13, 2009
    We look at three South American banks that offer great investing opportunity.
  52. Red Hot ETFs

    October 9, 2009
    These are the best ETFs over the last four weeks.
  53. Five Top ETFs In The First Half Of 2009

    June 25, 2009
    These are the top perforiming ETFs from the first-half of 2009.
  54. Brazil’s Revolving Rags-To-Riches Story

    October 30, 2008
    In a rough year globally, Brazil looks like a compelling growth story ... again.
  55. Calmer Waters Across The Pond

    April 3, 2008
    If the volatility of U.S. stocks is getting to you, you may find reliability overseas. Unilever and Telefonica are a good ...
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