SuperValu Cruises past Analyst Expectations, Still Sinks

SuperValu (SVU) reported adjusted EPS of $0.46, beating the consensus by $0.10. Total sales from continuing operations stood at $3.8 billion—35% higher YoY.

Kinder Morgan’s 3Q17 Results Met Analysts' Expectations

Kinder Morgan reported its 3Q17 results on October 18, 2017. It reported an adjusted EPS of $0.15, which was in-line with analysts’ consensus estimates.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 20

On October 20, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,378.65 after rising 0.25%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 1.7% on October 19, 2017.

Highs and Lows: Wall Street's Performance on October 19

After rising for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note. It rose in the first three trading days of the week.


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Frontier markets provide better diversification than usual EM

Vietnam is considered a frontier market, which means that while it has an investable market, it is much smaller and less developed than the more mature emerging markets. Aside from lower…

Colombia rates
Colombia holds rates at 4.75%, supporting market growth expectations

Colombia leaves interest rates unchanged; cuts expected in the near term to further fuel growth

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Mexican manufacturing sector holds steady

Manufacturing employment figures show that the sector is holding up and may experience growth in the short term

ECH to benefit long term from Cencosud's acquisition of Carrefour

ECH, the ETF tracking the Chilean market, was heavily affected by Cencosud’s announcement of Carrefour’s assets

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Correlation of Brazilian & US markets diminishes diversification

²Returns for markets that are positively correlated move in the same direction. The degree of this coordinated movement is measured by the correlation coefficient, which ranges from 0 (uncorrelated, random movement)…

TSMC (TSM) to succeed Samsung (KOR:5930) as the king of VWO

Vanguard announced that it will switch its VWO Emerging Markets ETF from the current MSCI Emerging Markets Index to the FTSE Emerging Markets Index. The key difference will be that…

FXI ETF holdings
Investing in China with FXI – Avoid fees, diversify

It is very difficult for U.S. investors to invest in China because of currency controls, and a lack of an adequate number of Chinese ADRs in the United States. Furthermore,…

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Popular emerging market ETFs are over 50% concentrated in Asian equities

Investing in the standard emerging markets ETFs leads to over concentration in Asian equities

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Reducing financial sector exposure in your ETFs

How to short individual stocks to remove the exposure of specific sectors in your ETF investment

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Peru holds rates at 4.25%; inflation pressures to drop

The Peruvian Central Bank bank maintained interest rate levels and disregarded inflation concerns as temporary


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