Tag Archives | RSX

Selling Russia

SmartMoney‘s columnist James Stewart is selling his position in the Market Vectors Russia ETF (RSX) according to his column Bracing for Higher Interest Rates. Stewart recommended the ETF last fall, but now sees the fund failing three of his investment criteria for a rising interest rate environment. Stewart believes that investors’ current love affair with […]

Emerging Markets Rebound

Although it was a strong week for US stocks, emerging markets performance was even stronger notes Smart Money’s Rob Wherry. Emerging markets have been particulary hard hit over concerns of a global economic slowdown. However, last week, investors bet that these markets were oversold. Wherry points to Russia in particular. The Market Vectors Russia ETF […]

Credit Crunch, ETFs and ETNs

MarketWatch columnist John Spence is back from vacation and catching up on his ETF Investing blog. John provides a round up of recent events in his post More on the credit crunch and ETFs. He notes that the unique risk associated with investing in exchange traded notes was highlighted by the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, […]

Emerging Market ETFs Rise and Fall on US Rescue Plan

SmartMoney‘s Rob Wherry notes that international markets are closely watching the development of the rescue plan for the US financial system. In his article Bernanke, Paulson Try to Sell Bailout Plan, Wherry notes that emerging markets reacted negatively over concerns the U.S. government’s plan wouldn’t be able to stop a global economic slowdown. The stock […]

Russia’s Free-Fall | RSX,EEB,BIK,BKF,EEM

Russian stocks are at two year lows after declining over 40% from their May high. The dollar-denominated RTS index skidded 7.5% on Tuesday and fell another 4.4% on Wednesday. Reports this week in the Wall Street Journal cite falling oil prices and geopolitical tension as catalysts for the decline. In Investor’s Business Daily, Trang Ho […]

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