ProFunds UltraLatin America Inv

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  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the ProFunds UltraLatin America Inv Fund (UBPIX) Tanked in August 2015

    The ProFunds UltraLatin America (UBPIX) nose-dived by 19.4% in August 2015 from a month ago—the biggest fall among the eight funds we’ve analyzed in this series.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    This Strategy Propelled the UltraLatin America ProFund

    The UltraLatin America ProFund Class A (UBPIX) has been the best performing fund in 2016 among the seven funds chosen for this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    Exploring UBPIX’s Sectoral Composition

    UBPIX’s assets were invested across 35 stocks in July 2016, and it was managing assets worth $25 million.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation in Brazil Has Slowed, but the Battle Is Far from Over

    Brazil finds itself in a phenomenon known as stagflation, characterized by slowing economic growth, rising inflation, and high unemployment.

    By David Ashworth
  • Fund Managers

    Consumer Staples Helped UBPIX Outshine Its Peers

    UBPIX rocketed 59.1% in the first four months of 2016. In the past year, it has fallen 37.8%.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    How Is UBPIX’s Portfolio Positioned Year-to-Date in 2016?

    UBPIX’s assets were invested across 35 stocks as of April 2016. It was managing assets worth $31.0 million.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    No Good News from Banco Central do Brasil for Inflation in Brazil

    In its quarterly inflation report, the Banco Central do Brasil projected that inflation measured by Broad National Consumer Price Index (or IPCA) could be 6.6% in 2016. In December’s report, the central bank had expected inflation to be 6.2% in 2016.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Latin American Funds Surging as Brazilian Stocks Are on a Tear

    The primary reason for optimism for Brazilian stocks is the hope that President Dilma Rousseff will be impeached soon, bringing political stability to a nation where moving stalled economic reforms ahead is a priority.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is the UltraLatin America ProFund Doing Well in 2016?

    The UltraLatin America ProFund is different from the other funds in this review. It aims at single-day returns that are two times the return of the BNY Mellon Latin America 35 ADR Index.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    UBPIX Is Not for Everyone

    UBPIX is different from its peers. It’s a leveraged fund and aims at single-day returns that are twice those of the BNY Mellon Latin America 35 ADR Index.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    The UltraLatin America ProFund: Defeated by Its Leverage Strategy

    The UltraLatin America ProFund – Class A (UBPIX) fell 13.7% in December 2015 from a month prior.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    How Did the UltraLatin America ProFund’s Portfolio Do in 2015?

    As of December 2015, the UltraLatin America ProFund’s assets were invested across 35 stocks.

    By David Ashworth
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    Leverage Strategy Helped UBPIX in October 2015

    UBPIX fell 10.4% in November 2015 from a month prior. In the three- and six-month periods ended November 30, the fund fell 19.8% and 46.9%, respectively.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Portfolio Composition of UBPIX through November 2015

    UBPIX’s assets were invested across 35 stocks as of November 2015, and it was managing assets worth $12.0 million.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Extended Stimulus Measures Help Europe-Focused Mutual Funds?

    The European Central Bank expanded stimulus measures for the Eurozone on December 3, 2015, by reducing its deposit rate by ten basis points to -0.3%.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    CPI Inflation Rose, RBI Didn’t Change the Repo Rate

    India’s CPI inflation slowed to a 3.3% pace in November 2014 from 8.7% in January 2014. India was among the biggest beneficiaries of the fall in crude oil prices.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Ten Europe-Focused Mutual Funds and Their Key Indicators

    Europe-focused mutual funds had a good October. In this series, we aim to analyze their performance. We’ll see how they’ve fared across periods and why so.

    By David Ashworth
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the UltraLatin America ProFund’s Leverage Strategy Pummeled Returns in September

    The UltraLatin America ProFund plummeted by 20.7% in September from August. In the three-month period ending September 30, the fund fell by 46.8%.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The UltraLatin America ProFund Class A (UBPIX): Portfolio Overview

    The UltraLatin America ProFund seeks “daily investment results…that are 2x the return of the BNY Mellon Latin America 35 ADR Index for a single day.”

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The ProFunds UltraLatin America Inv Fund (UBPIX): Must-Knows

    ProFunds offers the ProFunds UltraLatin America Inv Fund (UBPIX), which aims at single-day returns only, and these returns are two times that of its underlying index.

    By David Ashworth
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