iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ)

Brazilian Stocks and ETFs Battered on Fresh Scandal News

If you have ever wondered if American politics is just too volatile, looking into Latin America might make even the most concerned Americans feel better about having stability. Brazil is ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Is Now Raising Emerging Markets Over Developed Ones

How long have you heard that the global economic uncertainty and currency levels were bad for emerging markets? And how long have you heard that the United States and developed ...
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Brazil Tanks as Rousseff May Avoid Impeachment

If you ever wanted to see how the outside investing world views a nation's leadership, look no further than Brazil on Monday, May 9, 2016. The impeachment efforts against Dilma Rousseff ...
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Why S&P Warning Brazil With Junk Rating Might Actually Be Good

There is yet another incident happening in South America, and it just makes you wonder how long the vicious cycle of socialism versus capitalism can be played as a financial ...
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Is a 50% Bounce in Petrobras Too Much Too Fast?

Is Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR) back? The company everyone just refers to as Petrobras has been plagued for years, and the capital structure inside the company is about as ...
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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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Brazil Credit Rating Downgraded by Standard & Poor’s

If you want proof that the emerging market BRIC trade strategy of Brazil, Russia, India and China is less and less opportunistic now, what does it tell you when a ...
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BRIC Watch: Brazil May Keep Falling

This year continues to be a miserable one for investors who want to believe in emerging markets like Brazil, the land that offers hopes and dreams but little in the ...
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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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Has Brazil Lost All of Its Luster?

Brazil is one of the so-called BRIC nations, an investment term denoting Brazil, Russia, India and China. This used to have great growth connotations for investors, but as you can ...
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ETF investing

Six ETFs Hoping to Avoid Emerging Market Hyperinflation

Inflation is often crippling in economies, but so-called hyperinflation is far worse. 24/7 Wall St. recently identified 11 key emerging market nations suffering serious inflation. In most cases this is ...
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Bridgewater Goes Deeper into Emerging Markets (EEM, EWZ, VWO)

Bridgewater Associates, LP is in the lead of the top hedge funds in America by size. We have just gotten a look at its equity holdings via a 13F filing with ...
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BRIC Woes Move From China To Brazil (GOL, PBR, VIV, VALE, EWZ)

The growth engines of the world are called the BRIC nations for Brazil, Russia, China, and India.  What happens when growth rates are just not as robust as they are ...
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Eight Countries With Credit Ratings Set to Rise Next Year

It seems that all of the nations around the world are facing sovereign credit ratings downgrades or warnings of downgrades. After the United States lost its prized "AAA" rating, the threat of downgrades ...
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Special Report: Chart Deaths of BRIC & Emerging Markets (EEM, VWO, EWZ, BRF, ECH, CH, RSX, TRF, CEE, EPI, PIN, IFN, IIF, FXI, GXC, TAO, HAO, CHN, TDF)

The old saying goes, "When the U.S. sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold."  But what about when Europe gets the flu and when China and India drink ...
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