iShares Drafts Emerging Dividend ETF
iShares, the worldĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s largest ETF firm, is taking steps to launch another two dividend ETFs, one focused on emerging market securities and the other targeting the Asia/Pacific region, adding to a growing stable of ETFs that serve up dividend-paying stocks in the developing world. The iShares Emerging Market Dividend Index Fund , as well as its more tightly focused Asian counterpart, the iShares Asia/Pacific Dividend 30 Index Fund , will each track a respective Dow Jones Select Dividend benchmark. They would both invest in local firms that have consistently provided high dividend yields over time.
Monetary Collusion Masking A Vulnerable Aussie Dollar
Jack Crooks: This week global central banks announced a coordinated effort to inject liquidity into credit markets. From Reuters : Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“The central banks of the United States, euro zone, Japan, Canada, Britain and Switzerland announced on Wednesday coordinated global action to provide liquidity to the financial system, lowering the price on existing dollar swaps.Ă˘â‚¬Âť As frequently as these monetary powers must work together in world-saving plans, this is only the third instance of this particular type of announced collusion. The first was in December 2007.
Hedging With Discretion
Dozens of articles have touted the benefits of hedging in a market like the one weĂ˘â‚¬â„˘ve experienced in the past weeks. And thereĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s no doubt that hedging provides insurance in a volatile market
Forward Options In TLT
What is the Federal Reserve going to do?