iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF)

  • Jim Rogers is Wrong; This Rally Is for Real

    By Robert Baillieul - March 21, 2013 | Tickers: EFA, SPY, DIA, GLD

    Last week, CNN Money interviewed legendary investor Jim Rogers where he argued the recent run in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is misleading and a bad indicator of global economic health. But I was hard pressed to find any real facts to back up his claim. 

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    "First of all it's [Dow Jones Industrial Average] going up so strongly first off because, look, if you give me a more »

  • Singapore Airlines Scoots Into Budget Travel

    By Peter Pham - November 12, 2012 | Tickers: EFA, EWEF.DL, SKYW

    Singapore Airlines, which has significant representation in the Guggenheim MSCI EAFE Equal Weight ETF (UNKNOWN: EWEF.DL), has acquired a 10% stake in Virgin Australia for $108 million. The Australian airline industry is currently lead by the local carrier Qantas Airways. Virgin Australia, a part of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, is looking to capture greater market share in the Australian airline industry where it is the second biggest carrier.

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  • Three ETFs to Match Together

    By Jeff Stouffer - September 19, 2012 | Tickers: EFA, ITR, SDY

    Exchange-traded funds, like mutual funds, can be match together to create a strategy that adds more diversification to the investment portfolio. One important consideration to doing this successfully is to pair non-correlated ETFs. 

    A proven strategy that has worked with some mutual funds is to take one third of the investment capital and allocate it to an equity income fund. The next third goes to an intermediate bond fund. The more »