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  • Now Is the Time to Invest in Colombia

    By Matt Smith - May 7, 2013 | Tickers: CIB, EC, GXG, COLX

    Over the last decade Colombia has been one of Latin America´s economic miracles, with the country going from teetering on the edge of becoming a failed state to becoming the region´s fourth largest economy and third largest oil producer. This dramatic change has not come easily, and began with the security crackdown introduced by former President Uribe in 2002 and the deregulation of the economy, while introducing an more »

  • Emerging Markets Series: South America

    By Federico Zaldua - April 11, 2013 | Tickers: GXG, EWZ, ECH

    According to Credit Suisse, global GDP growth in 2013 will average 3.3%, up 0.2% from last year. That said, almost all growth will be coming from the emerging world. While advanced economies should expand merely by 1.1%, emerging markets (EM) should grow by 5.5%. With this in mind, I decided to write a series of articles about emerging markets. I will start with my home region more »

  • A Tale of Two Colombias

    By Nick Slepko - December 6, 2012 | Tickers: CIB, EC, GXG, COLX, EMLC

    After spending over half a century pioneering commodities and other global investments, Van Eck Global has spent the last several years developing exchange-traded products and become the fifth largest ETP provider in the US (and the eighth largest worldwide).  Building off their experience developing USD 25 billion in ETFs, their Market Vectors team discusses their reasoning and outlook on the future of frontier and emerging market opportunities.

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  • Spanish Clark Kent is the Superman of Latin ETFs (part 7)

    By Nick Slepko - November 16, 2012 | Tickers: NORW, GXG, COLX

    Colombia has been the cornerstone of ETF superhero Global X Funds’ success.  After leaving Madrid, surviving Wharton, and picking up a CFA on his way to co-founding Global X, CEO Bruno del Ama and his team currently oversee 31 ETFs which have brought USD 1.5 billion under management in less than five years.

    [continued from part 6]

    Nick Slepko:  How do Global X and the other ETF issuers make more »

  • Social Media is a “Super-Cycle” Built for Two – or Two Billion

    By Nick Slepko - November 15, 2012 | Tickers: FB, SOCL, GXG, NTES, TCEHY.PK

    This week Global X Funds celebrates the one year anniversary of their Global X Social Media Index ETF (NASDAQ: SOCL).  Since its inception, a number of major social media stocks have IPO’d and the fund has continued to provide exposure not only to US properties, but also recognizes the international and niche dimensions of the recent phenomenon – non-US companies currently comprise over half the ETF’s holdings (half of more »

  • Spanish Clark Kent is the Superman of Latin ETFs (part 4)

    By Nick Slepko - November 14, 2012 | Tickers: BLX, CPA, AND, GXG

    Colombia has been the cornerstone of ETF superhero Global X Funds’ success.  After leaving Madrid, surviving Wharton, and picking up a CFA on his way to co-founding Global X, CEO Bruno del Ama and his team currently oversee 31 ETFs which have brought USD 1.5 billion under management in less than five years.

    [continued from part 3]

    Nick Slepko:  With your Global X FTSE Andean 40 ETF (NYSEMKT: ANDmore »)

  • Spanish Clark Kent is the Superman of Latin ETFs (part 2)

    By Nick Slepko - November 13, 2012 | Tickers: GXG, LSE, COLX, MSCI

    Colombia has been the cornerstone of ETF superhero Global X Funds’ success.  After leaving Madrid, surviving Wharton, and picking up a CFA on his way to co-founding Global X, CEO Bruno del Ama and his team currently oversee 31 ETFs which have brought USD 1.5 billion under management in less than five years.

    [continued from part 1]

    Bruno del Ama: Venezuela is one of the most difficult markets in more »

  • Spanish Clark Kent is the Superman of Latin ETFs

    By Nick Slepko - November 13, 2012 | Tickers: CIB, BARC, BCS, SIL, GXG

    Colombia has been the cornerstone of ETF superhero Global X Funds’ success.  After leaving Madrid, surviving Wharton, and picking up a CFA on his way to co-founding Global X, CEO Bruno del Ama and his team currently oversee 31 ETFs which have brought USD 1.5 billion under management in less than five years.  While Global X's recent ETF offerings of Argentina and Greece have been controversial, it all more »