Emerging Markets: Going Beyond the BRICs

Back in October, I highlighted EG Shares’ new emerging market option, the Beyond BRICs ETF (BBRC). BBRC is the first ETF for emerging markets that specifically excludes the “BRIC” countries of Brazil, Russia, China and India.

This strategy caught my attention because I’ve [...] Continue Reading…

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Beyond QE Infinity

It finally happened: The Fed announced today that it will start tapering its massive “QE Infinity” bond buying program. [...] Continue Reading…

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Monthly Dividend Stocks to Snag in 2014

There has always been one major disconnect with dividend stock investing: most of us pay our bills on a monthly cycle, yet our dividend checks arrive only once per quarter.  This can make budgeting a headache and adds an [...] Continue Reading…

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MasterCard Stock Split Isn’t the REAL News for MA Stock

Credit card giant MasterCard (MA) made news this week by announcing its plans to do a 10-for-1 stock split.

The news is noteworthy because stock splits have fallen out of favor lately. Google’s (GOOG) and Priceline’s (PCLN) share prices are [...] Continue Reading…

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The 5 Hottest Emerging Markets ETFs for 2014

2014 will be the year that emerging markets make a comeback.  Emerging market stocks, as measured by the iShares MSCI Emerging Market Index ETF (EEM), have been drifting lower for nearly three years and are still well below their [...] Continue Reading…

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