VanEck Vectors Egypt Index ETF (NYSEARCA:EGPT)

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Turkey: When a Coup Doesn’t Destroy a Market

When told of a failed coup and a round of thousands of arrests of military, government and civilian people, most investors might just assume that the local stock market would be crushed. ...
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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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Why Egypt Wants Muhammed Morsi to Resign, by the Numbers

You heard the great hope behind the Arab Spring after riots and coups in Egypt, Libya and elsewhere in Northern Africa and the Middle East. If Egypt's economic numbers were ...
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Arab Spring Redux in Most Emerging Markets, Losing Their Financial Religion

Being an investor in emerging markets is supposed to come with great growth opportunities as the local populations begin the purchase and consumption of more and more goods and services ...
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Turkey and Syria Help Emerging Markets and Frontier Markets Near Crisis

News of escalating protests and violence in Turkey and the Syrian civil war conflict are both hitting at a time when emerging markets are already soft. The real risk in ...
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Egypt ETF Versus The Arab Spring

The rise of the Arab Spring has yet one more one setback. As an outsider, passing judgment is often difficult and likely too biased to offer much insight. What is ...
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S&P Downgrades Egypt (EGPT)

Standard & Poor's may be doing something that feels insensitive, but how can you blame them after everything you have seen in the news.  The credit ratings agency has downgraded Egypt.  ...
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The 13 Worst Big Stock Stories Of 2011 (BAC, DMND, FSLR, GMCR, HPQ, IPSU, SLV, KV-A, EGPT, MCP, NFLX, RIMM, SHLD)

2011 was more or less a wash for stock performance when it was all said and done.  There were several great stories and there were many duds.  24/7 Wall St. ...
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Top Active Trader & Day Trader Alerts (BAC, CPB, CHS, FMCN, EGPT, HAR, HPQ, JACK, MDT, NFLX, SNDA)

This may be a short and choppy week, but we have many bits of news for active traders and day traders this Tuesday morning.  We have included news and given ...
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Egyptian Unrest Takes Headlines All Over Again (EGPT)

If the news reports are accurate out of Cairo, things are going from bad all over again to far worse all over again in Egypt.  It turns out that the interim ...
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Key Issues for the Week Ahead, The Unusual Suspects (AAPL, BKS, CLWR, EGPT, E, SLV, MORT, PUDA, SAFM, TWC, TUDO, VZ, WAMUQ, WETF)

We have many carryover issues this Monday from last week and the weekend that will be feature issues to watch this week.  These are "The Unusual Suspects" for the week ...
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Stocks Reopen in Egypt, ETFs Bracing For Pain (EGPT, AFK)

Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF (NYSE: EGPT) is getting to live up to its reputation as a price discovery mechanism rather than as an ETF.  Egypt's stock exchange reopened today ...
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Egypt’s Market Opening, Two ETFs Await (EGPT, AFK)

The Market Vectors Egypt Index ETF (NYSE: EGPT) is very close to getting prove whether it is an exchange-traded fund or whether it is an exchange-traded price discovery vehicle.  After ...
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Top Stocks To Watch in the Week Ahead (BAC, BIG, CVX, CBLI, FSIN, HPQ, EWJ, KV-A, LWSN, LEA, EGPT, SNDK, CIGX, TAYD, TRAD, YHOO)

This next week is going to be a very light one for earnings but will be a very active week for other news.  The Japanese quake aftermath and many other ...
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Companies & Funds Hit with Libya Exposure (ACM, E, EWI, OXY, RDS-A, BP, PBR, AFK, EGPT, TUR, EIS)

Another week, another North African country on fire.  As you would expect, many large American and European companies do business in these nations.  Libya has followed turmoil in Egypt and ...
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