Marsha Zapson

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 Embracing ETFs in Turkey

Turkey has been sprucing up its economy lately as it makes a bid for membership in the European Union.

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 Clean energy index offers alternative

When Robert Wilder began looking around in the early ‘90s for a clean energy index in which to invest, he couldn’t find one.

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 Investors look overseas for returns

As the US dollar lost more ground among world currencies last year, it spurred US investors to—once again—seek investments outside the US.

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 The Power of Dividends

When Divy doubled its girth recently, it was an event that went largely unnoticed in the investment community.

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 Pick your poison

A quick overview of the four ETFs that enable investors to access the still-hot energy sector.

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 The Shadow of the Tax Man

It’s tax time. Or rather, it’s time to start implementing strategies that will make April 2005 a little less painful.

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 China... on an exchange near you

At long last, exposure to the world’s largest emerging market and one of its most dynamic economies is available to investors cheaply and easily on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker FXI. The iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index Fund launched in early October, and since then US specialist La Branche has had its phones ringing off the hook with queries.

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 401(k) Plans - Add ETFs

One corner of the investor market that has largely taken a pass on ETFs—until recently—has been US retirement plans.

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 SRI product enters US ETF market

With 96 iShares trading in the US alone, representing some 47.1 % of the total US ETFs offered, it's not a stretch to assume Barclays Global Investors has ETFs covering just about every conceivable corner of the market.