Emerging Markets

A Safe Trade to Generate Income From Emerging Markets

A Safe Trade to Generate Income From Emerging Markets

It goes without saying that the ETF revolution has completely altered the way we can invest and trade. ETFs have given the average investor access to asset classes once reserved for the rich and privileged. There are now thousands of different ways to set up your portfolio without ever having to invest in a single […]

A Stock Replacement Strategy for Emerging Markets

A Stock Replacement Strategy for Emerging Markets

The benefits of options are numerous, as anyone who has traded them can readily tell you. We often talk about the leverage, flexibility, and definable risk characteristics of options as clear benefits to using them. Options strategies can be wonderful tools for risk management as well as speculation. What’s more, options can serve as an […]

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An Interesting Trade for Easy Money From Emerging Market Bonds

Investing, particularly long-term investing, has changed quite a bit since the early days of portfolio theory. It used to be investors split their holdings between stocks and bonds, with the stocks diversified by industry or sector. Bonds tended to be confined to medium or long-term Treasuries. These days, ETFs have changed the way investors are […]

Should You Buy During The Stock Market’s August Angst?

Should You Buy During The Stock Market’s August Angst?

Once again, stock market jitters worldwide have emerged in August when trading desks are thinly manned with junior staff. This year, the worries emanated from the self-inflicted economic woes in Turkey brought on by its leader, President Recip Tayyip Erdogan. He thinks he knows more than markets and has taken full control of the Turkish […]

3 Growth ETFs for High Yield and Diversification

Thanks to the near zero percent (and even negative!) interest rate policies  of central banks, financial markets are certainly in a brave new world. In other words, central bankers have set rates near zero – as the Federal Reserve has done with the Federal Funds rate – or even pushed them below zero. Below zero […]