A closed-end fund is giving up the ticker ‘ETF’ after more than two decades.
Sometimes clever tickers can trick more than inform.
Not all emerging market funds are following the hot-money crowd to the exits.
It's been time to look more closely at emerging markets for a while.
For emerging markets investors looking for alternatives to broad, cap-weighted funds like VWO and EEM, a few dividend-weighted funds look promising.
As emerging markets come back into favor—especially the so-called BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China—investors need to be aware that many of the more popular developing-market ETFs focus too heavily on large companies. Luckily, it’s a problem that can be addressed by owning the right funds, according to an article on Zacks.
High-dividend ETFs are all the rage these days due to uncertainty in the global economy. But pity the investors who have more than 50 funds to choose from.
Up-and-coming economies have been all the rage for growth-focused investors since the turn of the century. Within the ETF world, the Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSE Arca: VWO) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Fund (NYSE Arca: EEM)—both focused on the larger end of the capitalization spectrum—are the darlings of broad-based emerging markets funds, amassing a stunning $79 billion in assets combined.
Emerging market investors get two new tools from SSgA.