The Fed’s Gameplan on Straight Talk Money

I joined Mike Robertson this morning to discuss the Fed’s announcement and what it means for tapering, inflation, and the stock market on Straight Talk Money.  You can listen to the audio in the embedded player above.

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For Emerging Market Exposure, Look Beyond BRICs — and Beyond EEM

I’ve never been a big fan of the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) because I consider it to be one of the most poorly-named funds in history.

It’s a great ETF—so long as you’re looking for exposure to companies [...] Continue Reading…

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Buy China on Dips

Investors have cooled on China in the past week.  Shares of the iShares MSCI China Large Cap ETF (FXI) are down about 5% from their recent highs.

The “reason” for the selling, if we are to believe the headlines, is [...] Continue Reading…

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REITS: Insider Buying Seen In STAG Industrial

In the world of triple-net REITs, most of the attention in the past week has been on the planned merger of American Capital Realty Properties (ARCP) and Cole Real Estate Investments (COLE).  I recently wrote about ARCP, noting that [...] Continue Reading…

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