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Thanks to the proliferation of ETFs over the years, more and more investors have started to shed their home-country bias. Education and ease-of-use have been the driving forces that have prompted countless investors to geographically diversify their portfolio’s equity component with ETFs; now more so than ever, investors are being mindful of their regional exposure and taking steps to ensure they are favorably positioned to take advantage of recoveries in various corners around the globe [see also Foreign Currency Risk 101: What Investors Need To Know].

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Sell On The Pop Prospects March 31st Edition

by on March 31, 2014

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which are popular indicators for gauging long-term and medium-term trends, respectively. [click to continue…]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects February 24th Edition

by on February 24, 2014

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which […]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects December 2nd Edition

by on December 2, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which […]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects November 4th Edition

by on November 4, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which […]

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As the U.S. market slowly walks the road to recovery, many investors who avoided the short-term effects of the recession are now left looking for a long-term solution for slow American economic growth. There are a number of popular investing options in the Latin America Equities ETFdb Category, but three funds best illustrate the difference between country specific […]

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No Rest For Buyers

by on March 2, 2013

This week got off to a worrisome start as selling pressures ripped through Wall Street right from the opening bell on Monday morning, leading many to believe that the much-awaited correction had finally arrived. Much to the bears’ frustration, however, equity markets were quick to regain their footing in the days following as eager buyers didn’t hesitate to take […]

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Optimism Bolsters Indexes Above Key Support

by on December 1, 2012

Looming worries over Europe’s debt burden coupled with “fiscal cliff” woes at home encouraged another week of choppy trading, although optimism ultimately prevailed and major equity benchmarks held onto gains as Friday’s closing bell rang. Investors’ confidence improved after the latest U.S. GDP reading came in at 2.7%, marking a healthy increase from the previous […]

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Through the evolution of the global economy and ETF marketspace, investors now have access to funds and companies that they may have never even known about only five years ago. Perhaps one of the largest leaps for international investors is the opening up of frontier and emerging markets, a high risk and reward strategy many […]

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Debt Drama Spoils Confidence

by on November 26, 2012

Holiday cheer sent markets soaring last week, although it appears that debt drama on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean has resurfaced and is once again plaguing investors’ confidence. Overseas, Greece is slated to receive support funds although the details of the aid plan have yet to be determined and policymakers and IMF officials continue to butt […]

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While the correlations of various asset classes have increased significantly over the past decade, emerging market investing is nevertheless likely here to stay. Even if foreign market returns are now more correlated with U.S. returns, the higher growth of emerging markets is still appealing in its own right. For investors looking for a convenient vehicle which […]

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U.S. GDP Welcomes Back Bulls

by on July 28, 2012

Equity markets took investors for a roller-coaster ride last week as ongoing threats from the eurozone collided with mixed economic data releases on the homefront. Rising yields on government bonds overseas prompted ECB president Mario Draghi to make a statement reassuring investors that lawmakers would do whatever it takes to ensure the financial stability, and unity, of the debt […]

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