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  • 5 Strong European Dividend ETF Ideas

    05-06-2016 08:00 AM by Brenton Garen

    The European Central Bank has been implementing a loose monetary policy that dragged yields down to record lows. Consequently, dividend-paying European stocks and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) may strengthen as more investors turn to riskier assets. Like other developed...

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  • Europe Dividend ETFs Offer Attractive Value

    02-22-2016 04:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    The European Central Bank has been implementing a loose monetary policy that dragged yields down to record lows. Consequently, dividend-paying European stocks and related exchange traded funds may strengthen as more investors turn to riskier assets. The cash reward for owning ...

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  • Small-Cap Europe ETF Opportunities

    11-11-2015 04:35 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors may consider small-cap Europe exchange traded fund for their cheaper valuations and potential growth opportunity in a seasonally strong period. Lamar Villere, co-manager of the Villere Balanced Fund, argues that small-caps are where investors should be now, reports R...

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  • Top-of-Class European Performance

    05-01-2015 04:10 PM by Jeremy Schwartz -- WisdomTree

    European markets are dominating headlines this year, from both an economic policy front, with Mario Draghi unleashing a fresh round of monetary stimulus, and a market performance perspective, with European bourses leading indexes higher and the euro tanking1. As a result, flow...

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  • Easy Money Could Fuel Overseas Small-Cap ETFs

    02-25-2015 11:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    The flow of easy money has fueled the U.S. equities market, and with global central banks turning on their money printing presses, the global push toward riskier assets may help lift broad international small-cap exchange traded funds. Frank Gannon, co-chief investment officer...

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  • ETF Options to Capitalize on a Yield-Starved Europe

    02-10-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    With European central banks enacting loose monetary policies and forcing down rates into negative territory, investors may turn to riskier assets, supporting Europe-related dividend and bond exchange traded funds. For example, dividend investors can turn to the First Trust STO...

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  • Small-Cap Europe ETFs: Domestic Consumption to Improve on Weak Euro

    01-04-2015 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Now that the euro currency has plunged against the U.S. dollar, European small-caps and related exchange traded funds could outperform their larger counterparts as domestically produced goods look cheaper to consumers than imported wares. For instance, the WisdomTree Europe Sm...

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  • International Markets Could Lift Shares of WisdomTree

    08-20-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds and the only publicly traded pure play ETF sponsor, is pursing growth outside of the U.S. as an avenue for boosting shareholder returns. While the U.S. continues to dominate the ETF business in...

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  • Where ETF Cash Flowed in the First Half

    07-08-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Helped by a strong showing in June, inflows to U.S. exchange traded funds totaled $74 billion in the first half of this year with a third, or $26 billion, of that total coming in last month. Combined assets under management at U.S.-listed exchange traded products, including ET...

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  • Ten WisdomTree ETFs Top $1B in Assets Under Management

    05-27-2014 01:58 PM by Tom Lydon

    WisdomTree Investments (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said today that it now has 10 ETFs with at least $1 billion in assets under management. The WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI), the largest India ETF, is the newest mem...

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  • Most Searched ETFs: A Veritable Potpourri

    05-10-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Usually, our look at the most searched exchange traded funds for a given week turns up some symmetry, even if it is on multiple fronts. For example, there have recently been weeks when several Russia ETFs are among the most searched funds on ETF Trends. And there have been ins...

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  • U.S. Small-Cap ETFs Decline; Global Rivals Shine

    05-08-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    As the momentum trade continues to unwind, exchange traded funds with exposure to U.S. small-caps are falling on hard times. Since the beginning of March, the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM) and the Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: VB) are down 5.5% and 2.9%, respect...

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  • Smart-Beta Europe ETFs Are Outperforming

    05-08-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    Smart-beta index exchange traded funds have helped investors capture attractive returns in the European equities market. As European economies move out of a recession and back into growth, smart-beta European ETFs with a heavier tilt toward smaller companies has outperformed t...

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  • WisdomTree Launches Two New Dividend Growth ETFs

    05-07-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. ETF issuer, will add to its lineup of dividend growth ETFs today with the debut of the WisdomTree Europe Dividend Growth Fund (NYSEArca: EUDG) and the WisdomTree International Hedged Dividend Growth Fund (NYSEArca: IHDG). IHD...

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  • WisdomTree Continues Expanding Latin America Footprint

    04-21-2014 11:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. sponsor of exchange traded funds, announced today Mexicos pension funds investment regulator, La Comisin Nacional del Sistema de Ahorro para el Retiro (CONSAR), approved six WisdomTree ETFs for sale to Mexican pension plans. ...

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  • To Europe for Dividends

    04-11-2014 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Last year, global dividends topped $1 trillion ($1.03 trillion to be precise). U.S. stocks were big factors in that equation with S&P 500 payouts soaring to record of nearly $312 billion and U.S. dividends reached another record in the first quarter. But while the U.S. was...

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  • Europe ETFs Pause, but Upside Remains

    03-24-2014 08:15 AM by Todd Shriber

    Diversified Europe exchange traded funds are taking breathers even as U.S. stocks ascend to new highs. For example, the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEArca: VGK) is off nearly 3% in the past month while the S&P 500 is higher by 1% over the same time. Do not blame the recent...

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  • Small-Cap ETFs to Capture Europe's Budding Growth

    03-20-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    European economies are on the road to recovery, pulling out of a recession in 2013. As these economies pick up steam, investors can take a look at small-capitalization exchange traded funds that will capitalize on Europe's local growth. Many analysts predict that the European ...

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  • Holy Health Care: This Weeks Most Searched ETFs

    02-22-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Lets just go ahead and eschew cheeky puns regarding feeling healthy and writing prescriptions to get down to the nitty gritty: Exchange traded funds holding health care stocks have been stellar performers this year. Those ETFs have also been quite popular, at least on ETF Tren...

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  • Most Searched ETFs: Commodities, Dividends, Europe Dominate

    02-15-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    U.S. stocks logged a second consecutive week of gains with all three major U.S. indices gaining more than 2% on the week. Despite frigid weather across much of the U.S., some exchange traded funds remain hot according to this weeks search data on ETF Trends. Of the 10 most ...

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  • Small-Cap Royalty With This ETF

    02-14-2014 03:18 PM by Todd Shriber

    Some obvious trends are emerging in the exchange traded funds arena this year. First, despite disappointments dealt by developed markets such as Australia and Japan, not to mention the well-documented woes of emerging markets, investors have embraced Europe ETFs. That applies ...

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  • Europe ETFs Enjoying Bountiful Inflows

    02-14-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    A look at some of the exchange traded funds most ravaged by outflows this year reads like a whos who of popular broad market U.S. and emerging markets funds. The list includes the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY) and the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO). ...

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  • Maybe the Best Europe ETFAgain

    02-13-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    On a global scale, there have been few bright spots among exchange traded funds this year. U.S. and Japan-focused funds have disappointed and the savage repudiation of emerging markets equities is well-documented to say the least. Some of last years high fliers among diversifi...

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  • WisdomTree Europe Small-Cap ETF Tops $1B in Assets

    02-11-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    WisdomTree (NasdaqGM: WETF) can boast of another $1 billion exchange traded fund in its lineup as the WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund (NYSEArca: DFE) has joined that exclusive ETF club. Those that closely follow DFE probably are not surprised by the ETFs ascent to the...

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  • Where Some of That Lost EM Cash is Going

    02-07-2014 11:14 AM by Todd Shriber

    Investors have not been shy about pulling cash from emerging markets exchange traded funds this year. To be precise, investors pulled $10 billion from equity-based emerging markets ETFs in January, making January 2014 the worst start to a year for ETF flows since 2014, accordi...

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  • WisdomTree: The Case of European Small Caps

    01-28-2014 10:57 AM by Jeremy Schwartz -- WisdomTree

    Until fairly recently, investors relied principally on actively managed mutual funds to gain exposure to the marketsespecially for small-cap options around the world, where many believe that opportunities are ripe for active managers to add value. Small-cap stocks, generally spea...

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  • WisdomTree: European Small-Caps From a Capital Markets View

    01-27-2014 10:58 AM by Zach Hascoe -- WisdomTree

    Sitting at the capital markets desk at WisdomTree gives our team a unique perspective on the exchange-traded funds (ETF) industry. Oftentimes we are able to spot emerging trends among particular products and segments of the market due to our interactions with all the market parti...

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  • Value in Europe

    12-31-2013 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    It has been a fantastic year for U.S. small-caps, a fact highlighted by the 38.4% gain for the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM). But with that price appreciation has come a trait often associated with soaring small-caps: High valuations. At the end of November, the Rus...

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  • 10 Best Global ETFs of 2013

    12-13-2013 01:02 PM by Tom Lydon

    Although emerging markets, and for that matter some developed markets, have struggled in 2013, the year has not been a complete wash for investors that embrace global exchange traded funds. That is assuming the right global ETFs have been embraced. ETFs linked to some of 2012s...

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  • WisdomTree Small-Cap Dividend ETF Tops $1B in AUM

    12-06-2013 11:48 AM by Tom Lydon

    The WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend Fund (NYSEArca: DES) recently topped $1 billion in assets under management. Luciano Siracusano, WisdomTree Chief Investment Strategist, commented: By weighting the US small-cap market by the dividends companies pay, WisdomTree has been able to ...

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  • WisdomTree: European Equities Trading at Discounts to Historical Averages

    12-05-2013 11:29 AM by Jeremy Schwartz -- WisdomTree

    With the various issues plaguing Europe over the past few years, it isnt surprising that equity market valuations have been depressed. Yet given the general feeling that the worst of the European crisis may be behind us, allocations to Europe have been increasing and certain mark...

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  • WisdomTree: Europes Earnings Cycle Just Getting Started

    12-03-2013 11:28 AM by Jeremy Schwartz -- WisdomTree

    Europes economy experienced six straight quarters of negative economic growthor contractionbefore returning to a positive growth rateor expansionin the second quarter of 2013. The recovery in Europe has been supported by accommodative monetary policy, low inflation and a moderati...

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  • 10 Great Diversified Europe ETFs

    11-28-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Eurozones sovereign debt crisis is still fresh on investors minds , but 2013 has been kind to Europe exchange traded funds. That applies to single-country and diversified ETFs and the outlook for 2014 is rosy, too. Although risks remain in the Eurozone, Goldman Sachs forec...

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  • Settling the Europe Large-Cap ETF Debate

    11-28-2013 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    In what is turning into a banner year for Europe exchange traded funds, there are several standouts, but the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEArca: VGK) seems to occupy the hearts and minds of scores of advisors and investors. VGK is up 20% year-to-date and has hauled in $6.25 bi...

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  • Europe Small-Cap ETF Says Me Too

    11-18-2013 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    U.S. small-caps are surging, helping the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM) to an almost 33% year-to-date gain. Diversified, large-cap Europe exchange traded funds are soaring as well. The SPDR EURO STOXX 50 Fund (NYSEArca: FEZ) is up more than 20%. Considering those sta...

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  • Four ETF Strategies to Ride the Fourth Quarter

    09-28-2013 06:49 AM by Tom Lydon

    As we round out the third quarter, exchange traded fund investors can consider diversifying a portfolio to include munis, alternative energy, European equities and a market hedging strategy for the quarter ahead. Municipal bonds have been hit after the fallout on the Detroit b...

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  • International Dividend ETFs and Rising Interest Rates

    08-23-2013 07:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    Rising interest rates have put U.S. markets on edge, but income-oriented investors can branch out to international dividend exchange traded funds that track developed countries with rates rising at a slower pace. European markets are turning around as the Eurozone breaks out o...

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  • International Dividend ETFs

    01-20-2013 06:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend stocks and exchange traded funds have come back into focus as the fiscal cliff is behind us and tax rates on qualified dividend income didn't rise as much as some had feared for U.S. investors. However, the top-performing dividend ETFs in 2012 tracked international eq...

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  • Growth and Yield with Small-Cap Dividend ETFs

    08-15-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors are seeking yield in the low-interest rate market, leading them to dividend paying stocks. Small-cap companies tend to pay out higher yields than large-caps, and focused exchange traded funds are offering investors both growth and yield. "As of this writing, the U.S....

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  • Looking Overseas for Yield in ETFs

    08-07-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The search for income has gone overseas, as investors are finding opportunity in economies that have lower valuations than those in the U.S. Focused stocks and ETFs often have higher yields than those found in the U.S. [Best ETFs for Income and Dividends] "The typical argum...

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  • Small-Cap ETFs for a Eurozone Recovery

    06-05-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    European equities have weakened considerably on the Greek debt default question, with the more risky small-cap stocks taking the brunt of the hit. However, if the Eurozone shows any hint of recovery, Europe small-cap stocks and the exchange traded funds that follow the asset clas...

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  • Best Dividend ETFs

    02-16-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend exchange traded funds have become a key component holding for many investors, especially for those looking for that extra bit of cash on the side. Dividend ETFs specifically pick out companies known for their dividend yields, but among the ETF universe, the markets m...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Dividend Funds

    08-23-2011 10:21 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Market turmoil such as what we have faced recently in equities often causes value investors to come out of the woodwork and start hunting for potential bargains. One investment strategy that seems to gather steam when equity indices have fallen sharply from their highs is that...

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  • Ireland Could Bring Pain to Europe ETFs

    11-15-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Concerns are growing the Ireland's economy could threaten the European economy in much the same way that Greece did this summer. That could make Europe exchange traded funds (ETFs) an iffy bet, at least while this situation works itself out. The Irish government is in debt so ...

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  • Commodity ETFs Lead on Down Day

    08-05-2010 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    A jump in jobless claims got the markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) off to another gloomy start today. Commodity ETFs were the lone bright spot, thanks to a drought in Russia that threatens to have a worldwide impact. According to the ETF Dashboard, it's commodity funds ...

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  • Hot New ETF Trend: International Small-Caps

    03-25-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Now that the domestic small-cap space has been well-covered by exchange traded funds (ETFs), providers are setting their sights on more distant lands. What has suddenly become so appealing about this heretofore unrepresented asset class? ETF issuers are leaning toward ETFs wi...

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  • Why European Small-Cap ETFs Are Shining In Down Markets

    03-25-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    When an economy turns around, it is usually the small and nimble companies that are able to react first, and small-cap stocks, along with related exchange traded funds (ETFs), may act as an early indicator for the economy once again. Smaller European companies shrank 6.8%, mid...

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