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  • Talking Thailand at an Important Time for This ETF

    10-17-2016 10:39 AM by Brenton Garen

    One of this years strongest single-country emerging markets ETFs was one of the best performers when emerging markets were a leadership group several years ago: The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD). THD is standing tall this year thanks in large part to Thailan...

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  • Monitoring Political Risk in Thailand ETF After the King's Death

    10-13-2016 02:58 PM by Max Chen

    After plunging in response to a statement over the Thai King's ailing health conditions, the Thailand exchange traded fund bounced Thursday in the wake of the Monarch's death. The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) rose 3.1% Thursday and broke back above its long...

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  • Thailand ETF Terrific Among Emerging Markets

    02-12-2016 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds are struggling again, but those ongoing struggles make it easier to identify areas of strength. One of this year's strongest single-country emerging markets ETFs was one of the best performers when emerging markets were a leadersh...

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  • An Emerging Markets ETF Benefiting From Low Oil Prices

    01-26-2016 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Oil's bear market has extended past two years and along the way, there has been plenty of chatter regarding emerging markets and related exchange traded funds that are being hurt by oil's declines. There has also been plenty of speculation regarding some emerging markets and the ...

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  • 2 Beat-Up Emerging Market ETFs With Upside

    11-03-2015 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Down 14.1% and 24.1% year-to-date, respectively, the iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) and the iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (NYSEArca: TUR) are lagging the MSCI Emerging Markets Index in significant fashion. The emerging markets benchmark is down just under 10% this yea...

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  • Once Beloved, Thailand ETF Falls on Hard Times

    08-03-2015 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM) lost nearly $2.5 billion in July, underscoring the point that emerging market stocks and related exchange traded funds have been unloved over past couple of years as developed markets outperformed. Investors have been depar...

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  • Thailand ETF Gets a Lift From Surprise Rate Cut

    03-11-2015 01:00 PM by Todd Shriber

    Shares of the iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) are up 1.2% Wednesday, making the lone Thailand exchange traded funds one of the days best-performing emerging markets funds after the Bank of Thailand surprisingly cut interest rates. During Wednesdays Asian sessi...

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  • Thailand ETF Rebuffs Modest Outflows, Keeps Soaring

    02-11-2015 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Amid speculation of more political instability, foreign investors are departing Thai equities and some investors in the U.S. are leaving the iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD), but those issues are not derailing the lone Thailand ETF. THD is up 5.4% this year, go...

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  • Yinglucks Bad Luck no Such Thing for Thailand ETF

    01-27-2015 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Devoted followers of the iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) know the lone Thailand exchange traded fund has hit some rough patches over the years due to Thailands penchant for political volatility. Last week, the Thai parliament today voted to impeach former Prim...

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  • Thailand ETF Again Shrugs Off Political Fears

    01-23-2015 01:13 PM by Todd Shriber

    The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) is about two months away from celebrating its seventh anniversary and over those seven years, the lone Thailand-specific ETF has endured several bouts of political volatility. Another one of those bouts could be coming after...

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  • ETFs to Follow Institutional Investors' Emerging Asia Picks

    11-28-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Institutional investors are throwing money back into emerging Asia. The average retail investor can also pick and choose their Asia market exposure through country-specific exchange traded funds. After a two month sell-off, foreign institutional investors funneled $5.3 billion...

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  • It Pays Off To Be Picky With Emerging Market ETFs

    11-10-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    When it comes to emerging market exchange traded funds, investors were better off being picky, instead of taking on broad exposure to the developing economies. Investors are picking and choosing their country exposure one at a time, with South-East Asian countries outperformin...

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  • Thailand ETF to Capitalize on Japanese FDI

    11-03-2014 02:15 PM by Max Chen

    As Japan ramps up its aggressive stimulus efforts, all the extra cash floating around the markets could help benefit Thailand's economy and country-specific exchange traded fund. The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) has gained 1.7% over the past week and increa...

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  • Thailand Stocks, ETF Flourish Under Military Rule

    07-23-2014 01:43 PM by Tom Lydon

    Despite political uncertainty after a military junta assumed control of the country, Thailand stocks and related exchange traded funds have surged, but some are concerned about rising valuations. The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) is up 20.6% year-to-date. ...

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  • Thailand ETF Stampedes Back to Bull Market

    06-16-2014 01:20 PM by Tom Lydon

    After the Thai military assumed control of the government, the Thailand exchange traded fund jumped this month, with Thai stocks pushing back into bull market territory. Since the end of May, the iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) has gained 6.3%. THD is up 25.9%...

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  • Thailand ETF Still Offers Upside

    05-16-2014 07:45 AM by Tom Lydon

    The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) is up just a third of a percent over the past month, but that is better than being down and the gain is impressive when considering the fractious political situation in the Southeast Asian country. Last week, THD struggled a...

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  • Once Again, Politics Puts Thailand ETF in the Spotlight

    05-08-2014 11:41 AM by Tom Lydon

    Shares of the iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) are trading lower by 2.3% Thursday , a day after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was removed from power for reportedly firing a senior bureaucrat in 2011. Despite a wave of political tumult and mounting evidence...

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  • EEMs Relative Strength Looks Good Against S&P 500

    04-09-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Since the beginning of February, the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the second-largest emerging markets ETF, is up 13.1%. That is nearly double the performance of the S&P 500 over the same period. Not surprisingly, EEMs relative strength against the ben...

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  • Two Emerging Markets ETFs Flirt With Big Breakouts

    03-31-2014 12:55 PM by Todd Shriber

    There has been increasing chatter of a positive decoupling of emerging markets equities from their U.S. counterparts. That is one result of the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the two largest emerging m...

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  • Of Rocky Top and Emerging Markets ETFs

    03-10-2014 02:47 PM by Tom Lydon

    Tennessee, the Volunteer State, is the top holder or second-largest investor in 12 emerging market exchange traded funds, highlighting the growing usage of ETFs as an investment tool to gain targeted exposure to market areas. The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System is now...

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  • Thai Tumult not Taxing Thailand ETF

    03-07-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Thailand, an Asian destination once prized by foreign investors, has been wracked by political violence and volatility this year. The situation in the Southeast Asian country has worsened to the point that the U.S. State Department issued a statement urging opposing parties to en...

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  • EM Central Bank Actions Yield Mixed Results

    02-06-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    A prominent theme tied to emerging markets in recent months has been a spate of central bank actions. Primarily, developing world central banks have been raising interest rates as a means of defending sagging currencies. Conventional wisdom dictates that it usually takes sever...

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  • Thailand ETF Shows Strength Despite Troubles Abroad

    01-31-2014 02:11 PM by Tom Lydon

    The Thailand exchange traded fund weathered the storm in the broader emerging markets, and even while wading through political unrest, Thai stocks generated positive returns for the month. The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) is up 4.3% since the start of 2014....

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  • Believe It: Opportunities With Emerging Market ETFs

    01-10-2014 03:08 PM by Tom Lydon

    The developing economies have slowed down over the past year, but investors shouldn't dismiss them just yet. Reforms and policy changes could help bolster some emerging market stocks and exchange traded funds. Kristoffer Stensrud, the founder of Norway-based Skagen AS, which h...

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  • Civil Unrest Grips Thailand ETF

    11-26-2013 03:15 PM by Tom Lydon

    Civil unrest and growing opposition to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's administration have weighed on Thailand's markets and exchange traded fund. Suthep Thaugsuban, a former deputy premier who is leading the demonstrations, said that rallies against Shinawatra began...

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  • Tumbling Thai ETF Again Faces Political Problems

    11-05-2013 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD) has had its bouts with political volatility in the past, but the most recent batch of instability in the Southeast Asian country comes at a time when emerging markets investors are taking a cautious approach to higher-risk Sout...

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  • Worst Performing Single-Country Emerging Market ETFs

    06-12-2013 04:09 PM by Tom Lydon

    U.S. equities experienced a slight pullback on concerns that the Fed will cut back quantitative easing, but overseas markets, particularly emerging market exchange traded funds, witnessed heavy selling pressure as investors fled risky assets. The iShares MSCI Turkey Investable...

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  • Despite EM Carnage, Poland ETFs Shine Bright

    06-12-2013 03:40 PM by Tom Lydon

    It has been a dismal four-week stretch for emerging markets ETFs. That much is highlighted by roughly 9% declines over the past month for the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: EEM), the two largest ETFs trackin...

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  • Single-Country ETFs for Emerging Markets Slammed by Fed Talk

    06-05-2013 10:06 AM by Tom Lydon

    Concerned that free flowing liquidity from years of loose monetary policies will soon come to an end, investors are shifting away from emerging market assets and exchange traded funds. The Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO) lost 3% over the past month. The fund...

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  • Southeast Asian ETFs Heat Up

    05-09-2013 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Southeast Asian economies and related exchange traded funds have been on fire over the past year. Healthy domestic consumption and capital spending have helped these economies grow at a decent pace over the past few years, but can it last? The International Monetary Fund, Worl...

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  • Thailand ETF Hits Roadblock on Infrastructure Spending

    03-26-2013 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The exchange traded fund that tracks Thailand's stock exchange, iShares MSCI Thailand Capped Investable Market Index Fund (NYSEArca: THD), has dropped about 6% after hitting a resistance line that has been in place since 2010. The $68 billion infrastructure bill could have a nega...

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  • Three International ETFs Riding a Growth Trend

    12-28-2012 01:29 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors who look overseas for growth investments might want to take a look at Malaysia, Phillipines and Thailand exchange traded funds that have posted positive returns over the past consecutive 10 years. "It should be noted that in Southeast Asia, economic activity is somew...

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  • Four Country ETFs Bucking the Downtrend

    05-18-2012 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Most stock exchange traded funds have been a mess this month on slowdown fears, Greece and European debt. However, there are pockets of strength in some single-country ETFs. The emerging economies were among the first movers during therally, but the broader index of developing...

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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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  • These ETFs Have Doubled in Price the Past Three Years

    10-23-2011 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Market volatility has been ratcheting up on economic uncertainty, and many investors are heading for the safety of the sidelines in cash. Choppy markets can be frustrating for investors, who are hearing calls that buy-and-hold investing is dead. With triple-digit gains and ...

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  • The Contrarian: Single-Country ETFs

    08-23-2011 03:52 PM by Tom Lydon

    Many exchange traded funds that track individual countries have been beaten to a pulp in 2011. Some bargain hunters see cheap valuations in these hard-hit ETFs despite global debt and economic tensions. Last week, we took a look at some of the most oversold ETFs measured by di...

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  • Thailand ETF in Focus as New PM Appoints Cabinet

    08-10-2011 03:37 PM by Tom Lydon

    An exchange traded fund tracking Thailand has fallen along with global stocks but is trying to make a stand at its 200-day moving average. Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand's new prime minster, has selected her cabinet, International Business Times reported. The former deputy gove...

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  • Thailand ETF Cools After Election Rally

    07-06-2011 01:52 PM by Tom Lydon

    An exchange traded fund that invests in Thailand pulled back Wednesday following its rally after incoming prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's Pheu Thai party won the recent general election. She is the sister of exiled former prime minister Thaksin Sinawatra, and emerged the ...

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  • ETF Spotlight: iShares MSCI Thailand (THD)

    07-05-2011 04:13 PM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on iShares MSCI Thailand (NYSEArca: THD), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $583.8 million. Objective: The ETF tries to reflect the performance of the MSCI Thailand Investable Market Index. Holdings: Top holdings include: PTT 11.73%, Kasikornbank 8.03%, PT...

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  • Emerging Market ETFs Power Higher

    04-06-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    While the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising to recovery highs as attracted headlines, emerging markets exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been the big stock gainers on the backs of strong economies since mid-March. The relatively quick uptick has pushed emerging market ETFs a...

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  • Potential Opportunities In Emerging Market ETFs

    03-16-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    A mix of warning signs are popping up in the emerging markets. However, emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) aren't all moving in lock step, and investors may wade through the waters to find stability. For some emerging markets, growth is slowing, inflation is rising a...

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  • Frontier Market ETFs: Is This Their Year?

    02-17-2011 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Frontier market exchange traded funds (ETFs) could see greater inflows as investors seek out riskier assets with the promise of potentially higher returns. According to Karim Rahemtulla for InvestmentU, Vietnam, Thailand and Combodia are three promising, up-and-coming, "pre-em...

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  • iShares Lowers Fees On Some ETFs

    01-19-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    If you've been wondering where the bottom on exchange traded fund (ETF) expense ratios might be, it's not here. iShares recently became the first industry player in 2011 to cut its ETF prices, trimming the expense ratios for 34 of its ETFs, reports Robert Goldsborough for Morn...

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  • Global ETFs Sink on Eurozone Worries

    01-10-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Those old Europe worries just won't go away, and today, they're taking down global exchange traded funds (ETFs) with them. The European Central Bank has stepped forward to aggressively purchase bonds from the most troubled governments in an attempt to stem a contagion effect, ...

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  • Thailand ETF Enters 2011 on a High

    01-03-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    iShares MSCI Thailand (NYSEArca: THD) was one of 2010's best-performing exchange traded funds (ETFs), gaining an impressive 53.3%. Some pressures, however, loom. Domestic politics, strong local currency and rising interest rates will be key factors affecting the Thai economy t...

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  • The Top-Performing ETFs of 2010

    12-31-2010 02:37 PM by Tom Lydon

    This year, commodity-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) were the stars of the show. In fact, they were so strong that their performance helped lift economies dependent on them. But they weren't the only asset classes that did well. The Top ETFs of 2010 1. iShares Silver T...

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  • Japan's ETFs And Sentiment Rises

    12-27-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Japan's exchange traded fund (ETF) appears to have reversed the downtrend it's been on of late, but other Asian economies may still be more appealing. iShares MSCI Japan (NYSEArca: EWJ) is up 4.8% in the last month, a decent turnaround for a country often seen as one of the mo...

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  • Our 2010 ETF Predictions: How Did We Do?

    12-17-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Every year, we take the crystal ball out of a dark closet and examine it for clues about what's in store for the exchange traded fund (ETF) industry in the coming year. Last December, we made 10 predictions about the industry for 2010. Did the crystal ball steer us in the right d...

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  • Asia ETF Industry Grows as Economies Heat Up

    11-04-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    It isn't only in the United States that the exchange traded fund (ETF) market is expanding. Asian countries are also growing out their lines of offered ETFs to provide investors with access to new areas of the markets and their economies heat up. Korea and Japan recently launc...

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  • 5 ETFs That Are Beating the Market

    10-20-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    While the broad stock market has been mostly locked in a sideways trading range for the last six months, there are several exchange traded funds (ETFs) that have bested the S&P 500's 5.6% year-to-date return. Sugar. Potential weather damage to sugar crops in Brazil, the w...

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  • Thailand ETF Recovers from Unrest

    10-09-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The outlook for Thailand's economy is looking much improved in the wake of unrest in the country in May, which hurt tourism and foreign investment. Flash forward a few months later, and things look different for Thailand and its exchange traded fund (ETF). Thailand's Finance M...

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  • The Potential of Emerging Market ETFs

    10-07-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    While developed economies are just barely eking out growth, emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) have produced some phenomenal growth. Is this "the new normal"? International-stock funds increased by 16% on average in the third quarter, with emerging markets experienc...

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  • 7 Top ETFs in the Third Quarter

    10-04-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds (ETFs) were stuck in a lull at the beginning of the quarter. The markets soon struck a more positive note to wrap up the third quarter in a strong way. Let's take a look at what ETFs investors were focusing on in the third quarter. Sugar. Speculation on r...

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  • Bernankes Assurances Lift ETFs After GDP

    08-27-2010 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Second-quarter GDP was revised sharply downward this morning. But before the markets could worry too much, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stepped in with some reassuring words that were enough to sustain exchange traded funds (ETFs) and turn the markets positive in early t...

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  • Top 5 Emerging Market ETFs

    08-20-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    It is no surprise that the fastest growing economies are in the emerging markets. For the last six months, some of the best performing exchange traded funds (ETFs) were also those that covered the developing world. Thailand. The Thailand Development Research Institute projects...

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  • Emerging Market ETFs: Poised to Break Out?

    07-17-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) are always a tantalizing investment option. They hold the potential for great growth, but at the same time, increase portfolio risk. As the global economy continues to morph into unchartered grounds, emerging market ETFs will become ev...

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  • Thailand ETF Rises Above Political Turmoil

    06-17-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Despite recent political unrest, Thailand's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) have managed to grow, albeit at a slower pace. The cost of the turmoil in this country highlights the risks for foreign investors when it comes to emerging markets. Thailand has gone through an ...

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  • Financial ETFs: Why Emerging Markets Are On Top

    06-01-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Out of the ashes of the financial crisis, emerging market banks have emerged stronger while developed market banks have languished. That makes emerging market financial exchange traded funds (ETFs) an interesting investment idea. The Economist reports that developing market...

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  • Thailand ETF: Foreign Investors Flee As Risk Rises

    05-19-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The Thai government's failure to resolve the ongoing bloody political crisis has put Thailand's standing as an up-and-coming major exchange traded fund (ETF) investment destination into question. Despite all political conflicts, however, businesses outside of the conflict zone sa...

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  • ETFs Fall Flat as European Woes Persist

    05-19-2010 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Concerns about the European economy just refuse to go away. U. S. prices also unexpectedly dropped for the first time in more than a year, taking major stock indexes and exchange traded funds (ETFs) on a wild ride Wednesday. Inflation was hardly a problem for the Fed in April,...

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  • Is Thailand ETF Worth the Risk?

    04-22-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Currently, Thailand is in the throes of political turmoil so serious, it is threatening the economic well-being of the country. But as the second-argest economy in Southeast Asia, its hard to ignore their potential. You can see these competing forces in play in Thailands exchange...

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  • Consumer Confidence Bolsters ETFs Early

    03-30-2010 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    There's good news and there's bad news, and it's pulling exchange traded funds (ETFs) in opposite directions this a.m. American consumer confidence is on the mend after slumping in February, but shoppers are still cautious. What does it mean? The Consumer Confidence Index san...

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  • Thailand ETF Investors Focus on Growth

    02-28-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Social unrest once again grips Thailand, but investors in Thailand's markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) remained blas about the whole affair. Instead, investors were more focused on Thailand's recovery in exports, private investment and household spending. Thailand is co...

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  • 5 Signs of Health in Thailand's ETF

    01-22-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Export-dependent economies were hit hard by the recession, and Thailand's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) were no exception. But in a turn of events, Thailand's exports are in full-on turnaround mode, but it's not the only thing going right. Exports in Thailand rose th...

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  • Thailand ETF: On the Right Track, With Caution

    11-01-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    After mitigating the damages done by the economic collapse, Thailand has kept its economy barely afloat, but improving economic conditions may help the country-related exchange traded fund (ETF) sail on. Thailand's Central Bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged, suppo...

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  • ETF Plays for Asia's Faster Growth

    10-29-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    It appears that most Asian economies have finally pulled out of a recession. While recovery is expected to be slow for the time being, there are a variety of exchange traded fund (ETF) plays for even modest growth. South Korea's growth in the third quarter was at its quickest ...

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  • 5 Alternatives for BRIC ETF Investors

    09-18-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    When many people talk about emerging markets, chances are that the BRICs are part of the conversation. Brazil, Russia, China and India have all gone through such expansive growth that there are even exchange traded funds (ETFs) devoted just to those countries. But what if you're...

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  • 4 Reasons to Watch Thailand's ETF

    09-06-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Thailand's economy and its related exchange traded fund (ETF) are pulling through and if the cards are played right, positive growth may be just on the horizon. Economic data for the second quarter reveals that the worst may be over for Thailand, writes Supunnabul Suwannakij f...

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  • 3 Hurdles Thailand's ETF Has to Overcome

    08-09-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Despite a number of of less-than-satisfactory economic numbers, Thailand's Prime Minister predicts that in the long run, the Thai economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) will be just fine. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva says the economy is on its way to recovery as the govern...

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  • 5 International ETFs On the Up and Up

    07-01-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The recent rally in stocks has lifted sagging world markets and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) with holders of such funds pleased and leaving onlookers envious. While there are many, here are five areas that have been particular standouts. In Japan, the country's exports...

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  • Thailand's ETF: Why Things Are Looking Up

    06-09-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Thailand's finance minister has delivered some promising prognostications: the worst may be over for the economy (and in turn, its exchange traded fund (ETF)), thanks to sweeping government spending. Government spending has spurred demand and created jobs, lifting the Thai e...

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  • What Thailand Is Doing to Reverse ETF and Economy's Losses

    04-10-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Thailand's economy and subsequent exchange traded fund (ETF) may contract as a result of decreased demand for Asian goods. The International Monetary Fund has predicted that Thailand's economy will contract in 2009, writes Emily Kaiser for Forbes. Fiscal and monetary policies ...

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  • What It Will Take For Thailand ETF to Move Again

    03-08-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Thailand's fate, like that of most Asian countries, is at the mercy of global markets, and slumping demand for Thailand's goods has its export industry, along with related exchange trade fund (ETF), abating. Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has stated that the natio...

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  • 14 ETFs to Keep in Mind for 2009

    12-29-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    It is just about that time of year where we reflect upon the year and resolve to improve upon our quality of life in a fresh new year. Let's just hope that exchange traded funds (ETFs) have not forgotten this tradition andwill resolve to undertake some new years resolutions for a...

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  • 3 Problems for Thailand's ETF, One Solution?

    12-23-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Thailand's economy and exchange traded fund (ETF) have been wrought with internal strife but the appointment of a new prime minister may break the trend. In the great span of four months' time, three prime ministers have been hired and two abruptly axed, reports Carl Delfeld f...

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  • Protesters Disrupt Thai Trade and Its ETF

    11-26-2008 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Thailand, a country fraught with internal strife and tourism being a key component of the economy, may not be the most stable country for exchange traded fund (ETF) investors who are risk-averse. The Thailand baht has erased all gains against the dollar over the past two years...

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  • Global Crisis Takes a Hit on Thailand ETF

    11-06-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    A slowing economy, a down exchange traded fund (ETF) and expectations of interest rate cutsresulted in a drop in yields on Thai government paper.The demand for Thai bonds has surged in expectation of the central bankcutting its key rate by at least 0.25%. Some are expecting a cut...

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  • Global ETFs Pulled Down By Faltering U.S. Economy

    10-03-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    All signs point toward the fact that the United States and our exchange traded funds (ETFs) are getting jostled around in this weakened economy. Some countries could face recession as the global economy tumbles toward a bottom. In Singapore, predictions are that the country wi...

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  • Waning Domestic Spending Slows Thailand's Growth, ETF

    08-27-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Thailand's economic growth has slowed, meaning the near-term prospects for its exchange traded fund (ETF) could be dim. The economy grew by a slower-than-expected 5.3%. Growth in the second quarter was expected to reach 5.8%, reports Suttinee Yuvejwattana and Shanthy Nambiar f...

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  • Will Thailand's Rate Increase Help Its ETF?

    07-18-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Thailand's economy is no stranger to rising prices that affect the economy and its exchange traded fund (ETF). For that reason, the central bank raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in two years. Inflation is rising the fastest it has in a decade, and the bank...

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