ILF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. ETF Winners & Losers from the Ben Bernanke Era

    January 13, 2014
    Though some may not agree with the central bank’s economic policies, there is no denying that Federal Reserve Chairman ...
  2. Stop Pretending To Be A Millionaire And Become A Real One

    June 6, 2013
    The lessons I learned in college during the summer vacation months have proved more valuable than the hard-earned academic ...
  3. Get Rid Of Your Emerging Market ETF Volatility Problem Once And ...

    December 5, 2012
    Emerging markets offer the potential for stellar returns during times of prosperity, however, they can also fall victim to ...
  4. Broad Latin America ETF Investing 101 - ETF News And Commentary

    October 29, 2012
    Exchange traded funds are a great way to tap into the economy of any part of the world. Easily, this approach offers up a ...
  5. 5 Gold Metal ETFs For The 2012 Olympics

    August 13, 2012
    The 2012 Summer Olympic Games have been a spectacle of fierce competition and a seemingly never-ending journey in pushing ...
  6. A Different Way To Play South America

    May 11, 2012
    For almost as long as South America has been an appealing investment theme and for as long as there have been ETFs with which ...
  7. "Dominant" Pattern Inspires 4 Buys

    February 1, 2012
    Reverse head-and-shoulders bottom formations in three stocks and an emerging market ETF are creating worthwhile buying opportunities ...
  8. The Hot ETF for 2012

    January 11, 2012
    Here's a look at the method behind the picking my annual Hot Hand, so even if the pick misfires, at least you can buy into ...
  9. Colombia Hits The Turbo Button

    January 2, 2012
    Colombia's commodity exports are driving domestic consumer and infrastructure spending.
  10. Latin America Still a Beacon of Growth

    November 30, 2011
    Disappointing performances in 2011 to date for most Latin American securities don’t obscure the fact that investments ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. Lessons In Portfolio Diversification - NBA Style

    August 13, 2008
    The NBA has shown fans that the future of the game lies outside the U.S. Learn how a similar world view can boost your portfolio.
Investing News
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  2. What $200,000 Will Buy In The Atlanta Real Estate Market

    Atlanta housing prices are up from last year, but they're still lower than the national median. ...
  3. Bubble Bursting? Only For Biotech & Internet Stocks

    The recent sluggish performance of U.S. stocks is leading some market watchers to question ...
  4. What $300,000 Will Buy In The Riverside/San Bernardino Real Estate Market

    The median list price for the San Bernardino/Riverside, Calif. market is $292,800, up 24.6% ...
  5. What Is Worse Than Being At Risk?

    You may have heard the old adage: “What is worse than being lost? Not knowing you are lost.” ...
  6. Can Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Hurt Your Net Worth?

    Saving your money and making double or even triple payments on a mortgage may sound productive, ...
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