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    1. From Barron’s, December 22, 2014 (Part 1)

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      Sat, 20 Dec 2014

      On the dark side, the National Bank of Greece [ETE.gr] -50% . Pg M7, Asia: China [local ASHR +45.6% ] and Japan [ EWJ -3.6% , currency-hedged DXJ +10.2% ] provided stimulus to their economies. Cheap S Korea got cheaper

    2. From Barron’s, September 15, 2014 (Part 2)

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      Sat, 13 Sep 2014

      currency hedged ETFs [27 now] is discussed. It makes more sense to use hedged ETFs for developed countries [Japan DXJ vs EWJ ; Europe HEDJ ] as the US$ is expected to gain strength. But 6 hedged EM ETFs are ill-conceived [Brazil DBBR vs EWZ ; 11

    3. From Barron’s, April 14, 2014 (Part 2)

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      Sat, 12 Apr 2014

      fees. Pf 31: There are now 20 Japan ETFs that allow investors to focus on currency [hedged DXJ, HWEJ, DBJP ; un-hedged EWJ ] or specialized sectors such as small-caps [ DFJ, DXJS, SCJ ]. Pg 32: Mike Avery and Ryan Caldwell of asset-strategy

    4. Investors’ Choices of Funds/ETFs Tend to Underperform

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      Mon, 31 Mar 2014

      Capped GDX -4.35 Market Vectors Gold Miners XLE 18.41 Energy Select Sector SPDR XLF 25.36 Financial Select Sector SPDR EWJ 11.29 iShares MSCI Japan IWB 23.41 iShares Russell 1000 IJH 26.68 iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap SLV 9.58 iShares Silver

    5. Our Nominees for Alternatives Fund Manager of the Year

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      Fri, 10 Jan 2014

      JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF EMB back in the first quarter of 2012. He also added a Japanese ETF, iShares MSCI Japan EWJ , in the first quarter of 2013, as he thought the country's new government policies would reignite growth. But performance

    6. What Investors Were Researching in May

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      Sun, 2 Jun 2013

      iShares DJ Intl Select Div IDV -6% iShares MSCI USA Min Vol USMV -2% Vanguard Consumer Spls VDC -2% iShares MSCI Japan EWJ -6% Vanguard Short-Term Bond BSV 0% PowerShares S&P 500 Low Vol SPLV -3% SPDR Gold Shares GLD -5% UBS E-TRACS Alerian

    7. No Great Rotation Into Equity Funds Yet

      Video Reports

      Thu, 16 May 2013

      46 billion. On the ETFs side, two of the ETFs which are real popular last month and really year to date is the [TICKER: EWJ ] iShares MSCI Japan and [TICKER:DXJ] WisdomTree Japan Hedged. Of course, we know Bank of Japan announced quantitative

      EWJ found at 5:29

      which are real popular last month and really year to date is the [TICKER: EWJ ] iShares MSCI Japan and [TICKER:DXJ] WisdomTree Japan Hedged. Of course, we know Bank of Japan announced quantitative easing. Japan's stock market's up about
    8. From Barron’s, April 29, 2013 (Part 1)

      Commentary

      Sat, 27 Apr 2013

      Fast Retailing/9983.ja that runs Uniqlo ], pharmaceuticals [Govt is now pushing generics aggressively]. Play with ETF EWJ [ interesting that the outperforming hedged DXJ is not mentioned ] and ADRs TM, SNE . Pg M9, Yields : Dividend-stocks-as-substitute-for-bonds

    9. From Barron’s, April 15, 2013 (Part 2)

      Commentary

      Sat, 13 Apr 2013

      will skyrocket when the 2% inflation goal is approached; the foreign investors have piled in, the US investors via ETFs DXJ, EWJ and mutual funds; buyers beware ; pg 27]. BBY story http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748704235404578404641758715174

    10. Smarter International Investing

      Video Reports

      Sun, 7 Apr 2013

      the Japan market is returning like 20%, 25% year to date. But an ETF like, say, [iShares Japan Index] [TICKER: EWJ ] EWJ is actually being dragged down because the yen is falling, which is actually what is actually driving the market in Japan

      EWJ found at 18:47

      20%, 25% year to date. But an ETF like, say, [iShares Japan Index] [TICKER: EWJ ] EWJ is actually being dragged down because the yen is falling, which is actually what is actually driving the market in Japan to
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