Global X MSCI Greece ETF (NYSEARCA:GREK)

Rare Upgrade of Greece’s Credit Rating Does Little for Its Stocks

It seems hard to imagine much good news coming out of Greece concerning its economy. After all, it has what feels like a decade-long negative track record, and it is ...
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Trouble for Greece and the Greek Banks, All Over Again

If there is ever a country in Europe that seems to always have some strife, Greece has to top of the list. Many investors and economists have been worried about ...
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Was the Greece Credit Rating Upgrade Ignored?

It was not that long ago that credit ratings agencies ruled the roost for troubled countries in the lands of the PIIGS. Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain were all ...
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Euro and PIIGS ETFs Crushed on Brexit Outcome, Down 10 Percent Or More

With the Brexit Vote only adding that much more uncertainty, the reality is setting in that this could spell long-term trouble for the European Union. Britain never did share its ...
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IMF Calls for More Greek Debt Restructuring

Greece is back in the news. The good news about Greece is that they are not back in the news on the verge of an impending default, nor is Greece ...
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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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PIIGS ETFs and Greek ADS Respond to Athens Reopening Stock Exchange

Greece is back as a financial market again. Well, sort of. The nation finally allowed its stock market to open back up after an unheard of five-week trading halt. Needless ...
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Greece Scores Unusual Debt Rating Upgrade from S&P

Just when you thought no good news could come out Greece, just look outside of Greece for good news on Greece. Standard & Poor's has decided to raise Greece's sovereign ...
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Is Reopening Greek Banks Actually Bad News?

If you have been watching the global financial news during any point of the past month, chances are high that the coverage of Greece may have become more than just overwhelming. ...
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Can Investors Find Value in the Greek Crisis?

Greece’s economy is in shambles. Unemployment persistently resides in the double-digit range. However, investors can benefit greatly from turmoil. Catastrophe breeds lower asset prices. However, those asset prices can also ...
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Varoufakis Exit May Ultimately Help Greek Banks

The financial media might have the public tricked into believing that Greece's "no" vote is the end of the euro, but 2015 is a far different year than say 2010. ...
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Will Last Ditch Efforts Stave off Nationalization in Greece?

Is Greece going to capitulate? It turns out that capital controls, the threat of bankruptcy hearings, attempts to repossess national heritage assets and infrastructure, the threat of not being able ...
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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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The Fallout of Greek Shame

OK, so the news out of Greece is about as bad as one can get, short of military involvement. The financial markets are in turmoil, after somehow actually having been ...
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Despite Gains, National Bank of Greece Still Faces Risk

Another round of emergency European Central Bank (ECB) funding from late last week allowed Greek banks to open on Monday. Currently, Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece, is in talks ...
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