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  • ETF Chart of the Day: South Korea

    03-22-2013 02:00 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Yesterday we talked about recent weakness in South Koreas equity market, where EWY (iShares MSCI South Korea, Expense Ratio 0.59%) has fallen eleven out of the last twelve trading sessions, closing below its 200 day MA yesterday for the first time since mid-November of last year....

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  • Don't Get Fooled by an ETF's Name

    04-01-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors should never be fooled into trading an exchange traded fund based solely on its moniker, lest they discover some nasty surprises down the line. While their moniker may give a sense of the what the investment covers, individuals will still need to do some homework on the...

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  • Asia ETFs: Fast Growth May Have Consequences

    11-12-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Asian countries are projected to expand at its usual astonishing rate, but higher global liquidity may be fueling an asset bubble that could threaten the performance of Asian economies and related exchange traded funds (ETFs). The case for continued growth in Asia is strong: ...

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  • Asia-Pacific ETFs: A Good Bet in a Down Market?

    08-31-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Asian is home to the largest cluster of mega-global cities, with large international corporations enjoying the current economic prosperity. Though another global slowdown may threaten Asia's markets and related exchange traded funds (ETFs), some believe that Asia will still be th...

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  • Australia on a Roll; 4 ETFs to Play It

    03-03-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Australia was one of the better-positioned developed economies in 2009, and its exchange traded fund (ETF) followed suit. This year could be another breakout for the land Down Under: In a vote of confidence in its recovery, the central bank raised rates once again. Australia's...

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  • Asia's ETFs: Staying Resilient as West Still Struggles

    02-11-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Asia's economies have remained more hardy than most as they've faced down a variety of economic challenges and kept debt low. Related exchange traded funds (ETFs) may offer this stability to your portfolio as well. Western economies are still borrowing money and some (think G...

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  • Why Asian ETFs Could Be Investment-Worthy

    09-29-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    According to the Asian Development Bank, Asia is now in rebound mode, with investments such as exchange traded funds (ETFs) in a position to continue the gains they've already made this year. The Asian Development Bank, based in Manila, declared that economic growth in China ...

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  • Possibilities With Foreign Stocks, ETFs

    12-06-2008 04:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Over-exposure to domestic markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) may be detrimental during times such as these. On average, American investors have anywhere from 2%-20% exposure in foreign markets. This can prove dangerous for a few reasons. Tim Hanson for The Motley Foo...

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