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U.S. equities edged lower this week as the prospect of a pullback in the central bank’s bond-buying program weighed heavily on the markets. In economic news, the ISM manufacturing index rose to 57.3 in November from the previous 56.4; the ISM non-manufacturing index was reported to have expanded in November at a slower pace than expected. Meanwhile, 215,000 private sector jobs were added last month, up from 130,000 in October and above the expected 178,000. The Commerce Department also reported initial jobless claims falling more than expected [see The Fed Effect: How Monetary Policy Impacts Your ETFs]. [click to continue…]

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The evolution of the ETF universe has spawned dozens upon dozens of innovative offerings that make it easy and cost-effective to tap into strategies and asset classes that were previously out-of-reach for mainstream investors, including global markets. When picking which countries to invest in, those with high employment rates may be an appealing option, as these economies often exhibit high productivity levels and lower poverty rates. Though some of these countries may not always be the first options that come to mind, their rather impressive track records certainly warrant a closer look by investors [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time].

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Emerging market ETFs have seen a surge in interest in recent years, as U.S.-based investors have embraced this asset class as a core components of any long-term, growth-focused strategy. With most developed markets still trying to recover from the financial crisis, the growth potential of emerging markets has been even more appealing. Vanguard recently shook […]

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iShares added to its lineup of more than 200 exchange-traded products last week with the launch of its first fund targeting economies that are one run below emerging markets. The new iShares MSCI Frontier 100 Index Fund (FM) will hold approximately 100 of the largest frontier market stocks, delivering access to an asset class that […]

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The summer months might have seen low trading volumes in the stock markets, but the ever evolving ETP industry kept investors on their toes. August alone saw the end of more than a handful of products, but with the promise of many more to come this fall.  Last month saw the beginning of five new ETFs […]

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Low trading volumes have allowed the bulls to coast higher all week, while a string of better-than-expected data reports on the homefront has also helped to restore investors’ confidence. The product development front continues to heat up despite the summer slowdown; however, EG Shares rolled out EMDD, which focus on consumer-centric stocks in emerging markets, and […]

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EGShares, the only ETF issuer to focus exclusively on developing economies, announced today the launch of two new funds that offer unique exposure to the economies of emerging markets. The new products include: EGShares Emerging Markets Domestic Demand ETF (EMDD): This ETF will target the five sectors of the emerging market economy that tend to […]

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