BRICs

Emerging-Market ETFs Take Off

Many emerging-market ETFs are surging by double digits so far this year. South Africa, Taiwan, China, Russia, Brazil, India, and South Korea offer buys. More 

Brazil: Currency Is Key for Vale

Dealing with exchange rates is one of the things that makes trading in foreign stocks both exciting and complex. Last year Brazil led the way in complexity — and now the excitement may have a chance to catch up. It’s best to think of any non-dollar investment as a two-for-one trade. In theory, buying into... More 

2 Brazilians Heading Up and 2 to Avoid

Emerging-markets valuations have made an extraordinary V-shaped move in the last six months, yet Brazil still looks almost as cheap as it did back in August. Believe it or not, a big Brazil fund such as EWZ (NYSE:EWZ) has rebounded only about 6% since late August, when the Bovespa had been pounded to a forward... More 

Emerging-Market Opportunists: Tell the BRICs to Hit the Bricks

The world's top investors are finding opportunities in emerging markets other than the BRICs. Mark Mobius and others are investing millions in MINTs and VISTA. More 

Are Emerging Markets Decoupling from the Developed World?

Investors may soon change their position on economic decoupling and emerging markets as they realize emerging countries are not sheltered from financial crisis. More 

5 Signs Inflation Is on the March

From your hometown grocer to across the Pacific, the evidence is mounting that inflation is coming to the U.S. More 

3 Ways to Profit From China’s Luxury Boom

Consider buying shares in these three firms and you can avoid China's risky stock market while still taking advantage of its affluent consumers. More 

Why India is a Better Investment Than China

In this mature phase of the market cycle, emerging markets like India have the ability to keep growing even if global headwinds pick up. More 

5 Funds to Invest in the BRIC

These funds and ETFs offer good emerging market exposure for investors who don't feel comfortable picking single stocks. More 

Brazil Dynamo Generates Hot Yield

Sao Paulo electricity producer CPFL Energia (NYSE: CPL) is in the sweet spot of the Latin American development boom. More