|Bid||44.20 x 4000|
|Ask||44.29 x 3200|
|Day's Range||43.81 - 44.04|
|52 Week Range||38.72 - 46.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-0.80%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.18|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.68%|
Emerging markets may be the lone asset class that has room to rise as other areas of the markets slow down. But choosing an ETF requires careful comparison—there are more differences than you’d think.
Wednesday’s market session saw another rise in emerging markets (EM) assets as the number of new coronavirus cases starts to dwindle. RWED seeks investment results that track the MSCI Emerging Markets IMI – EAFE IMI 150/50 Return Spread Index.
Analysts say emerging market currencies are likely to feel the worst of the damage from any global growth shock triggered by the coronavirus outbreak.
A swath of China’s economy remains in lockdown, with travel restrictions being imposed for a tech hub outside of Shanghai, Macau shutting its casinos, and global companies issuing earnings warnings. Taiwan), Nike (NKE) and (DIS) (DIS) as they halted production and closed shops and theme parks to deal with the deadly virus. Signs that China will do whatever necessary to cushion the hit is offering investors some comfort.
Strategists are waiting for signs the virus has been contained and for new cases to plateau. They’re also looking for companies to issue the first earnings warnings and for China’s GDP to get dinged.
Buying U.S. Treasurys and shorting commodities became the most effective way to hedge against macroeconomic risks over the past year — and that should continue as worries mount over the spread of China’s coronavirus, says one analyst.
Some past performances of Wall Street show that the yearly equity return behaves in the same manner as that of January. Is it time to pick quality stocks and ETFs?
Global banking and investment firm J.P. Morgan is looking to delve deeper into the emerging markets (EM) space after it announced on Tuesday that it would boost private investment in EM projects to the tune of $100 billion. For emerging markets exposure, one fund to check out is the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) , which is up 15% within the past year based on Yahoo Finance performance figures. VWO employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index.
With the S&P 500 getting more expensive as it crosses record high after high, investors can look outside the U.S. for better deals, according to at least two strategists.
With the U.S. and China having a “phase one” trade deal in place, emerging markets (EM) equities have been feeding off the anticipation since last year’s late rally. The deal is essentially the train engine pulling developed market freight cars along while the EM space, the caboose, happily trails behind—last in line, but still moving forward. In the early goings of 2020, the EM space has been a stellar performer as evidenced by the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) , which is up 19% within the past year and 2% year-to-date based on Yahoo Finance performance figures.
Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks continue to take flight, tagging record highs as the early-January volatility spike fades, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
The fourth-quarter earnings season is set to kickstart next week, with the financial sector among the early reporters. As the economy and markets turn volatile amid mounting geopolitical tensions, here's ...
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders may have a real chance at becoming the next president of the United States, and DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach said Tuesday that Sanders poses the single biggest risk to U.S. financial markets in 2020. In an investor webcast this week, the billionaire investor said Sanders is a stronger candidate for the Democratic nomination and a larger threat to Wall Street than investors seem to realize. The Democratic candidate has also proposed a financial transaction tax that would tax all stock trades at 0.5%, all bond trades at 0.1% and all derivative trades at 0.005%.
The “phase one” U.S.-China trade deal is certainly causing traders to amp up the risk as they lock and load on the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) , according to a Markets Insider report. EEM seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. The index is designed to measure equity market performance in the global emerging markets, and will include large- and mid-capitalization companies that may change over time.
Ben Mandel, Global Strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management joins On The Move to discuss what to expect from the markets in 2020.
Stuart Kaiser, Head of Equity Derivatives Research at UBS, joins On The Move to discuss the best ways to invest in international markets.
Going into 2020 the fear of recession appears to be diminishing even with turbulent domestic and international markets. Brent Schutte from Northwestern Mutual joins The Final Round to discuss his insights into why investors should not worry about a recession in 2020.
Geopolitical concerns are rattling investors, as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are escalating. Jeff Yastine, Senior Equities Analyst at Banyan Hill Publishing, discusses his expectations with Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith on The Ticker.