Emerging Markets, EEM and EWZ E-mail Alerts

Investors are still making massive inflows into U.S. equity funds, just as they always do very close to market tops. Meanwhile, emerging-market equities have continued to rebound while gold and silver mining shares, which were the biggest winners during the first several weeks of winter, have been among the weakest sectors during the past months. The latter present an additional …

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ETFs or Mutual Funds for Retirement Accounts

┬áIn the past there was a practice amongst investors to purchase mutual funds with contributions to their retirement accounts. However currently there is a significant shift occurring as savvy and disgruntled investors are turning to exchange traded funds. The reasons are: Much lower management expense ratio Transparency Better tax treatment of gains Can be bought and sold like stocks during …

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