Category Archives: VWO

Trend Behavior: Comparing US vs. Emerging Markets Stocks

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Standard finance theory tells us to select weights for stocks and other asset classes based on market value. By that standard, emerging markets deserve a relatively light touch in portfolios. But this strikes some investors are misguided. As Frontera, a research shop, noted last year, “Emerging Markets Account for 80% of Global GDP Growth But […]

Across-The-Board Gains For The Major Asset Classes Last Week

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After two weeks of red ink, all the major asset classes bounced back last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products through Friday’s close (Feb. 16). The latest rally extends an extraordinary run of highly correlated moves in markets, up and down. For each of the past four weeks, the major asset classes have […]

A Second Week Of Losses Weigh On All The Major Asset Classes

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Red ink continued to spill across all the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The declines mark the second straight week of across-the-board selling. The biggest setback was in foreign real estate/REITs. Vanguard Global ex-US Real Estate (VNQI) suffered a sharp 6.1% decline over the five trading days through […]

All The Major Asset Classes Took A Hit Last Week

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Red ink spilled across all corners of global markets last week, reversing the previous week’s clean sweep of gains, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The perfect storm of losses marks the first round of weekly declines in every market since Dec. 2016. The softest setback was logged in foreign junk bonds. VanEck Vectors […]

All The Major Asset Classes Scored Gains Last Week

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It was a clean sweep. Every one of the major asset classes posted an increase last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The gains, a sign of heightened optimism, mark the first across-the-board advances on a calendar-week basis since last November. Emerging-markets stocks topped the winners list for a second week in a […]

Emerging Markets Stocks Lead While US Bonds Retreat

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Equities in emerging markets posted the strongest advance among the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. US bonds, meanwhile, continued to slide, delivering last week’s biggest setback for broadly defined markets. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) was firmly in the winner’s circle for the shortened trading week in the […]

US Stocks Top Weekly Performance List As REITs Sink

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US equities led most markets higher last week, posting the strongest gain among the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Meanwhile, real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US suffered the biggest weekly loss, extending a slide for this yield-sensitive sector in the wake of rising Treasury yields. Vanguard Total Stock […]

Emerging Markets Stocks Lead Markets Higher In 2018’s First Week

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Equities in emerging markets posted the strongest return for the major asset classes in 2018’s first week of trading, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The losers for the year-to-date performance so far are limited to US bonds and US real estate investment trusts (REITs). Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) led the field higher […]

Emerging Markets Stocks Topped Last Week’s Trading Action

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Stocks in emerging markets head into the final week of trading for 2017 with a bullish tailwind. Rising for a third week in a row, equities in this corner posted the strongest gain among the major asset classes for the five trading days through Dec. 22, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Vanguard FTSE […]

US REITs Led Markets Higher Last Week

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Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US topped a generally rising tide in last week’s market action for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The lone weak spot over the five trading days through Dec. 15: US junk bonds. Vanguard REIT (VNQ) was up a strong 1.2% last week, […]