Brazil’s Crises Shows the News Is Always Worst At The Bottom (EWZ)

An old saying on Wall Street that I will paraphrase is that the news is always 'best at the top and worst at the bottom'. Today's situation in Brazil proves the point. More 

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