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Fear in Emerging Markets? Embrace It! (EEM)

Emerging markets have been dragged down, but options prices are stretched. That's a recipe for income seeking via naked puts in the EEM ETF. More 

Will Banks Put the Brakes on the Market?

A lack of participation from this all-important sector limits potential upside. More 

S&P 500 Suffers Worst Selloff Since October

After months in the doldrums, it seems like the bears are finally getting the upper hand. More 

Chinese A-Shares: What Will MSCI Decide, And Who Wins?

MSCI announces today whether it will be including Chinese A-shares in its emerging markets index -- a decision that will fundamentally affect core holdings in many portfolios. More 

EEM: What’s Wrong With iShares’ Emerging Markets ETF?

The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) is showing a lack of sizzle despite a great year for emerging markets. Is something wrong with the EEM ETF? More 

4 Ways to Play a Stock Market Breakdown

The U.S. stock market is finally starting to feel the dual pressures of the eurozone and our situation here at home. Play with the bears via these stocks and funds. More 

Emerging Market ETF Goes All In On China

One of my favorite exchange-traded fund writers, Todd Shriber of ETF Trends, recently highlighted the news that Russell Investments would be updating its FTSE Emerging Market Index to include greater China exposure. I have mixed feelings about this move for several reasons that I will get into in a moment, but first let’s explore the immediate effects of this transition. More