Emerging Markets

The Top Emerging Market ETFs of 2014

Investors have been running from emerging markets in 2014, but two emerging market ETFs have pulled in double-digit gains this year.

More than $7 billion has been withdrawn from emerging market exchange-traded funds in 2014. As a result, funds like the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped Index Fund (NYSE: EWZ) and Global X FTSE Argentina 20 ETF (NYSE: ARGT) have dropped 10.3% and 9.4%, respectively.

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The Buying Opportunity in Today's Emerging Market Sell-offs

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Market watchers have been pointing to selloffs in emerging markets like Turkey, Argentina, and Thailand as a reason to be cautious about investing in stocks today.

But falling share prices aren't a problem if you know where to look...

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Best Investments in Emerging Markets: MINT Is the Next BRIC

In 2001, the BRICs - Brazil, Russia, India, and China - would be the engines of economic growth. These four countries demonstrated enough political stability, population growth, and openness of trade to warrant being acclaimed as the economic superstars of the next decade.

They were named the best investments to make to play global growth. And they delivered.

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4 Drug Stocks to Buy Now to Capitalize on Emerging Market Growth

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Overall, this sector has healthy global sales of $959 billion and is expected to grow those sales at a rate of 4.5% a year. But in emerging markets, sales in this sector will grow at three times that rate. And on top of that, another development will make these markets even more lucrative.

We've identified the handful of companies best-positioned to take advantage of this...

Five High-Yield Sin Stocks to Buy to Capture Emerging Market Growth

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Tobacco. Fast Food. Alcohol. Gambling. These are some of humanity's favorite vices, which also happens to make them excellent investments. After all, doing things that are bad for you not only never goes out style, it's one of the world's most dependable growth markets.

But there's a secret sauce that can make some 'sin stocks' even sexier...

How to Invest in Emerging Markets Using One Simple Strategy

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Investors love emerging markets because they know that's where most of the world's growth is. But not all emerging markets are created equal. Fortunately, the best places to put your money all have something in common.

You just have to look for one key trait...

How to Invest in Frontier Markets and Tap the World's Fastest Growth

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So many times people miss out on the early, most lucrative stages of a blockbuster investing trend like tech or emerging markets simply because they don't realize how big it will turn out to be. That's why we want our readers to know about frontier markets now...

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Don't Blame Wal-Mart (WMT) and Cisco (CSCO) Slumps On Emerging Markets

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Cisco stock (Nasdaq: CSCO) plunged 7.17% today, and Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) stock 2.6%, after disappointing earnings reports drove investors to sell.

Cisco announced plans to cut 4,000 more jobs (5% of its global workforce); the sales forecast for the quarter came in surprisingly low.

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Egypt Ousts Morsi: Another Sign of Emerging Market Woes

Egypt’s uprising shows that emerging market middle classes desire more economic freedom. Where will protests next emerge? Higher food prices are one clue. Read more...

Here’s How to Invest in Africa’s $300 Billion Electricity Boom

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President Obama is wrapping up a wide-ranging trip to Africa this week, one in which he talked about everything from human rights, the triumphs of Nelson Mandela, a return to growth in Zimbabwe and the prospects of an African renaissance.

But it was his comments about access to electricity that should have drawn the most attention. The President is setting the stage for a huge leap in Africa's standard of living - and most people probably didn't notice.

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Where to Uncover a Sweet Investment in Africa

If you have a sweet spot for Godiva chocolates, you’ll love the delicious investment in Africa that Frank Holmes has discovered… Read more...

Why It Pays to Invest in Emerging Market Dividend-Payers

Contrary to what you may think, the U.S. is not the best performing market in the world. Frank Holmes discusses why a great place to search for yield now is overseas… Read more...

Buy Into the Only Real Economy Left in the World

With most of the world's major economies running the printing presses to the point of absurdity, there's one country that's in the catbird seat when it comes a strong, stable economy.
It's a country that runs a budget surplus, has interest rates above the level of inflation, and also has a trade surplus.
And it's only going to get better.
Here's the country that's got its economy firing on all cylinders...

Best Investments 2013: Buy the Top-Performing Emerging Market of Q1

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While the Standard & Poor's 500 Index 10% first-quarter gain was great, it wasn't the world's best.

One of the standout performances in 2013's first quarter was in a market that's off many investors' radar screens: the Philippines.

The Philippine stock market, valued at about $236 billion, rose by 17.8% in the first quarter.

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The Best Investments to Play Emerging Market Growth May Surprise You

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If you're looking for ways to profit from soaring emerging market growth, you don't have to go overseas.

Some of the best investments to play emerging economies are in the United States.

Investors need exposure to emerging market growth, as U.S. GDP grew a paltry 2.2% last year, ranking 137th worldwide. The prospects for this year don't look much better.

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