UPDATE: Wash, rinse and repeat the Wall Street spin cycle
Conditions are shaky for stock investors
Slower long-term growth in China is probably an economic reality.
Two months of weak employment reports and softness in manufacturing and housing have put the bulls' countdown clock on hold.
While institutional investors have been selling out of their emerging-markets ETFs amid this year's disappointing performance, it appears that mom-and-pop investors are holding on to their open-end EM mutual funds.
Offerings from Oberweis, Rainier, and Seafarer are proving even small funds can be competitive when it comes to picking stocks across the globe.
After several years of mixed returns, investors are rethinking how they get exposure to emerging markets.
There were strong flows to equity ETFs in 2013, while commodity ETFs showed their mettle.
Emerging markets ETFs that employ factor investing methodolgies avoid some of the drawbacks of cap-weighted approaches. Here are our top picks.