The Shanghai Carnage

Over the weekend markets had a tremendous fall, not just on the U.S. front but practically all markets are suffering. Monday morning, Dow futures are projected down around 600 points ...
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10 Things to Consider About the Recent Market Panic

Everyone seems to be guessing about the future and near-term expectations after the recent market panic. The first thing that needs to be considered is that trying to call a ...
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How Chinese ETFs Reacted to the Market

The broad markets in the U.S. opened lower Monday morning, not from a weakness in the earnings season or even a huge dip in commodities. In fact it was an ...
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Will Shanghai Stocks Crash Like Nasdaq Did in 2000 and 2001?

The sell-off in China is potentially far more important than the issue surrounding Greece's in-or-out status. By our take it is more important, but the broader financial media still wants ...
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Will the Greek ETF Lose Its ETF Status?

There is a big lesson here for Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (NYSEMKT: GREK) investors during the looming Greek default and likely exit from the euro. The end game for ...
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China ETF Plunges 4% in a Day

Issues of margin trading, a surge of individual investors into local shares, a ballooning stock market and a slowing of the world's second largest economy sent the largest China exchange ...
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The China Drop Rationale

Early Tuesday, China stocks have been taking a beating as the market seems to be correcting. The Shanghai Composite Index has increased roughly 50% within the past six months and ...
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Are Emerging Markets Finally Becoming Safer To Invest In?

Emerging markets have not been performing the way they have in many past bull markets. Most investor interest and direction from Wall Street strategists decided earlier this year that the ...
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Is a Nine-Day Winning Streak in Emerging Market ETFs Too Much?

How long should a winning streak really last in the stock market? A casual market observer might think the market has a 50-50 chance of being up or down on ...
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DJIA Now Down 1,000 Points, Emerging and International Markets Differ

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was down more than 140 points after a dismal ISM manufacturing report on Monday. What stands out here is that the DJIA is now ...
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Why Chinese New Year Could Save the Markets: Emerging and Developed

Chinese New Year is starting, and the good news -- and hard to believe news -- is that this could help to fend off the waves of emerging market madness ...
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Bad Time for Emerging Markets: 2014 ETF Outlook

When Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan said to avoid emerging markets in 2014, many investors and market participants thought that the firms were merely sticking to a 2013 trend for too ...
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As U.S. Markets Closed on MLK Day, Asia Sputters, Europe in Limbo

The U.S. markets were closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Europe and Asia, however, were not closed. What was seen on Monday was a ...
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Chinese Credit Crisis Fears Pounding China ETFs and ADRs

If you think that the United States is down, the move was even worse in China. Barron's took its shot at a coming credit crisis in China over the weekend, ...
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HSBC Cuts 2013-14 China GDP Forecast: Is Global Growth Downgrade Next?

If China is truly the world's growth engine, there is about to be less growth and less reason to be optimistic about the global recovery. HSBC has trimmed its gross ...
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