Stock markets around the globe are up significantly in the wake of the U.S. “fiscal cliff” deal. Many stocks are benefiting, even those with seemingly indirect links to the U.S. and its fiscal woes. One Chinese stock is up more than 6%, but questions persist for the company.
Wrapping up 2012 it’s worthwhile comparing the performance of four emerging market small cap exchange traded funds with a diversified BRIC ETF.
South Korean stocks rose today after the historic election of the first female president, Park Geun-hye. Park is the 60-year old daughter of a former dictator and a member of the conservative party. She replaces outgoing President Lee Myung-bak.
Investors love dividends; they give you money in return for being a shareholder. Dividends can change however, reflecting different aspects of a company’s fortune. Three Brazilian dividend stocks may be worth a look.
According to the Financial Times, “a mysterious white substance is being smuggled over the border from Vietnam to China in growing quantities.” Of course this substance is a staple of modern Western society and something increasingly in demand in China and other emerging markets.
Emerging Money has covered a number of WisdomTree funds over the past few months. It’s time to review the performance of a couple, examine a new one, and see where they might all be headed.