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New ETFs On The Block: iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (HEEM)

San Francisco-based iShares, the biggest issuer of exchange-traded funds, recently expanded its offerings in the emerging-market niche with the launch of the iSharesCurrency Hedged MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (HEEM). The new fund is the currency-hedged edition of BlackRock’s popular emerging-market … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Flexshares Ready Access Variable Income Fund (RAVI)

FlexShares, the ETF arm of Northern Trust, has launched its first actively managed exchange traded fund, the Ready Access Variable Income Fund (RAVI), aimed at folks who wish to maintain liquidity but seeking that extra yield without exposure to excessive … Continue reading

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US Equities Bounce Back From Worst Week Of The Year

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] US stocks bounced back Monday to break the weeklong losing streak as broader markets rallied, despite social-networking site Facebook plummeting more than 10 percent following its Friday debut. The S&P 500 snapped its six straight day … Continue reading

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