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  • 15 Most Read ETF Articles of the Week (May 9-13)

    05-13-2016 06:44 PM by Brenton Garen

    Each publishes news, strategy and commentary on ETFs in the realms of Commodities, Currency, Equities and Smart-Beta to name a few. Heres a look at the Top 15 Most Viewed Articles of the Week on ETF Trends, May 9-13, 2016. Click the headline to read the ful...

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  • 13 Tasty Consumer Staples ETFs to Feast On

    05-09-2016 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    The consumer staples sector has a reputation for being boring and stodgy, but boring has been beautiful this year as the fifth-largest sector weight in the S&P 500 has been one of 2016's best-performing groups. Consumer staples stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) can b...

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  • ETF Investors Are Underweight in Rebounding Emerging Markets

    04-26-2016 02:57 PM by Max Chen

    Exchange traded fund investors have largely shunned developing economies as the area underperformed developed markets over the past few years. As more look to diversify away from an aging bull rally in the U.S., investors should consider re-allocating toward the developing world....

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  • India ETFs Surge After $12.9bn Budget Proposal

    03-01-2016 02:27 PM by Tom Lydon

    Indian stocks and ETFs jump amid government budget proposalto boost economy $12.9 billion proposed on rural programs such as expanding irrigation projects, crop insurance and village roads ETF investors who are seeking to tap into the developing economies should focus on t...

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  • ETFs for Targeted Emerging Market Opportunities

    01-31-2016 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The developing world is showing uneven growth, with countries like Russia and Brazil floundering. Consequently, investors should pick their spots in the emerging markets and pay particular attention to exchange traded funds that track tech-heavy Taiwan, India, China and Korea. ...

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  • Emerging Markets Maturing Despite Volatility

    10-13-2015 05:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF (NYSEArca: ECON), the oldest exchange traded fund focusing on the emerging markets consumer, celebrated its fifth anniversary Monday. More importantly, ECON can celebrate more success thantraditional emerging markets ETFs in 2015, to thi...

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  • Don't Forget This Emerging Markets Consumer ETF

    09-08-2015 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds have not lacked for negative attention in 2015 and the fact the MSCI Emerging Markets Index trades at a low multiple has not been enough to entice investors because earnings growth in developing economies is not strong. While i...

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  • The Refined ETF Approach to Emerging Markets Consumers

    01-29-2015 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Investors have been heard plenty about the rise of the emerging markets consumers in recent, a theme easily accessed by a growing number of exchange traded funds. Emerging markets investing, including doing so with ETFs, is changing, presenting investors with opportunities to ...

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  • Currency Risk Weighs on Consumer Emerging Market ETF

    12-22-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors can access emerging market equities through exchange traded funds, but people should also be aware of certain risks associated with this area of the international market, such as currency risks. For instance, a popular emerging market strategy has been to ride out th...

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  • EM Consumer Staples ETFs Begin to Look Pricey

    10-22-2014 03:43 PM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging market investors are shying away from consumer staples sector, along with related exchange traded funds, as years of outperformance have made the sector a crowded traded. Over the past three years, the EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF (NYSEArca: ECON) has genera...

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  • S&P Consults Clients on Russian Stocks in its Indices

    07-31-2014 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the largest providers of indices for use by exchange traded funds, said today it is consulting with clients regarding the inclusion of Russian securities in S&P indices in the wake of broadening economic sanctions against Russia. The U.S. ...

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  • Most Searched ETFs: Tech Talk

    07-26-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Even with some Friday doldrums caused by marquee names such as Visa (NYSE: V), the Dows largest component, and Amazon (NasdaqGS: AMZN), the S&P 500 managed to close little changed on the week. Amazon tumbled Friday after a downbeat second-quarter earnings report and guidan...

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  • Quiet Rally for EM Consumer ETF

    07-22-2014 01:30 PM by Todd Shriber

    In what is proving to be a good year for emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds, funds targeting consumers in the developing world are delivering on the promise of growth. Year-to-date, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emer...

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  • After Indonesia ETFs Rally, Consumer Stocks Look Expensive

    07-14-2014 02:02 PM by Tom Lydon

    After the run-up in Indonesia stocks and related exchange traded funds on the elections euphoria, consumer sector stocks are beginning to look expensive. Following Jakarta governor Joko Widodo's presidential nomination, Indonesian stocks have moved into a bull market since Mar...

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  • The Blue Chip Way to Emerging Markets

    04-23-2014 11:41 AM by Todd Shriber

    As the emerging markets investment theme has grown in prominence, some investors have pondered using more familiar, developed market companies as a way of accessing developing world growth. The new EGShares Blue Chip ETF (NYSEArca: BCHP) does that. The EGShares Blue Chip ETF, ...

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  • EM Rout Puts New Breed of ETFs in the Spotlight

    02-14-2014 01:46 PM by Todd Shriber

    It probably will not be remembered as fondly as the March 9, 2009 market bottom, but for now, Feb. 3 stands as this years bottom for emerging markets exchange traded funds. Since that day, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Mar...

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  • Inflows to These Emerging Markets ETFs

    02-06-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    No need to do a double-take with that headline though it is understandable why some readers would want to. Enter the phrase emerging markets outflows into any search engine, click the news tab and a bounty of articles, none of which are conveying good news, pop up. To be preci...

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  • S&P Dow Jones Indices Introduces New EM Index

    01-31-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the largest providers of indices for exchange traded funds, introduced a new emerging markets index designed to seize the theme of rising domestic demand in developing economies. The S&P Emerging Markets Domestic Demand Index draws from a ...

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  • Getting Selective With Emerging Markets

    01-12-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Widely held emerging markets exchange traded funds have done nothing to convince wary investors this year will be better than the last. The Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the two largest emerging ma...

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  • Emerging Global, TCW Roll Out 3 New Bond ETFs

    01-08-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging Global Advisors, the New York-based exchange traded funds issuer known for its lineup of emerging markets funds, has teamed with Los Angeles-based asset management firm TCW to introduce three new emerging markets bond funds today. The new funds are the EGShares TCW EM...

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  • Investors Continued Pulling Cash from EM Funds in Q4

    01-06-2014 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors continued departing from emerging markets equity funds during the fourth quarter of 2013, a theme that was prominent in the first three quarters of the just completed year. While investors poured almost $116 billion into developed markets funds in the fourth quarter,...

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  • Still a Case for the Emerging Markets Consumer

    11-27-2013 12:37 PM by Todd Shriber

    Investing in the emerging markets consumer theme has previously been a tricky bet. What appears to be a fundamentally sound story has not been a guarantee of positive returns in recent years. However, the fundamental story remains in place and exchange traded funds offering ex...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Sticking With Staples

    10-29-2013 01:13 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    The U.S. Consumer Staples space sprung to life yesterday on enormous trading volume in benchmark ETF XLP (SPDR Consumer Staples Select Sector, Expense Ratio 0.18%), which saw nearly 40 million shares change hands (ADV is 7.48 million shares). Additionally, listed options in XL...

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  • Emerging Markets Consumer ETF Poised for a Rally

    10-23-2013 02:49 PM by Todd Shriber

    The EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer (NYSEArca: ECON) has a couple of important anecdotes attached to it this year. Not only is ECON sporting a year-to-date gain while some of its larger, diversified rivals are still sitting in the red, but the ETF has been an impressive gather...

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  • CNBC's Model ETF Retirement Portfolio for the 30-Year-Old Investor

    04-17-2013 05:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    In a collaboration with exchange traded fund experts, CNBC has rolled out an all-ETF diversified portfolio for the investor looking to save toward retirement. "We wanted investors to have some exposure to most asset classes, that would be stocks, bonds, cash, commodities and e...

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  • Emerging Market Consumer ETF for Developing Market Growth

    01-04-2013 07:58 AM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on the EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF (NYSEArca: ECON), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $761.3 million. Objective: The EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer fund tries to reflect the performance of the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Consumer Titans Index, ...

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  • ETFs That Focus on Emerging Market Consumers

    08-25-2012 12:19 PM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging market ETFs have become popular in recent years, and now there are funds that target specific sectors. The burgeoning middle class in countries such as Russia, China and India has become an area of the market that investors have shown interest in for good reason. The ...

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  • Two ETFs Targeting Emerging Market Middle Class Growth

    05-03-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    When selecting any exchange traded fund, it is important to consider the weightings. In emerging market funds, these weightings tend to lean toward exporters, government-owned entities or high concentrations in specific sectors. ETF investors, though, may opt to single out a prom...

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  • Best Emerging Market ETFs

    02-22-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    With global growth, copious liquidity and low interest rates spurring riskier investment strategies, emerging market equities and exchange traded funds have been among the most attractive assets this year. "The main argument for investing in international equities is for diver...

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  • Emerging Markets ETFs Submerged in Risk-Off Trend

    11-25-2011 01:32 PM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging markets exchange traded funds have fallen harder than U.S. stocks in November's downdraft on Eurozone debt anxiety. ETFs tracking developing markets live up to their reputation for volatility when markets see extreme moves. Recent flow data suggest investors have pile...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Emerging Markets

    11-01-2011 10:29 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Rarely do we see large inflows in both iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (NYSEArca: EEM) and Vanguard Emerging Markets (NYSEArca: VWO) simultaneously, as the trend in the exchange traded funds for at least the past year has tended to involve assets bleeding over from EEM and into VWO...

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  • Emerging Markets ETFs Need to Play Catch-Up

    10-05-2011 02:52 PM by Tom Lydon

    Diversified exchange traded funds for emerging markets lost about twice as much as the S&P 500 during the third quarter, but bulls are hoping developing markets can lead the way for a fourth-quarter market bounce. Although debt problems in Europe and the U.S. dominate the ...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Emerging Markets Consumer (ECON)

    07-13-2011 10:04 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Yesterday we pointed out a number of ETFs in the international/emerging markets space, specifically those that deliver bearish (inverse) exposure. [ETF Chart: Emerging Markets] On the flipside, today we highlight a specialized emerging markets ETF, Emerging Global Shares Dow J...

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  • Consumer ETFs Get a Lift from Emerging Markets

    11-08-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The United States has long had the reputation as the world's greatest consumer, but rapid growth in emerging markets - both economically and population-wise - may soon translate into a more empowered consumer base. Global consumer exchange traded funds (ETFs) may be a good way to...

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  • Emerging Markets Boost Consumer Staples ETFs

    10-22-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    With growth coming to a crawl in the developed markets, consumer-goods companies are setting their eyes on the relatively untapped market share of the emerging markets. One may invest in consumer-staples exchange traded funds (ETFs) to gain exposure to a basket of well-known cons...

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  • ETFs That Capitalize on Global Consumer Spending

    09-16-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    In the United States, consumers are gripping their wallets tightly. Overseas, it's a much different story as emerging market citizens enter the ranks of the middle class. The rampant spending that became an American trademark is on hold. Michael Snyder for Business Insider rep...

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  • New ETFs: Natural Resources, Emerging Market Consumers

    09-15-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The exchange traded fund (ETF) industry has added two new funds to the ever-growing fold. State Street is taking on natural resources, while Emerging Global Shares offers exposure to an increasingly powerful consumer base in emerging markets. The latest ETF from State Street i...

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