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Growth in Rest of Asia Expected to Outpace China for First Time in 22 Years

The World Bank says other Asian nations that face risks to growth for now are buoyed by exports and higher commodity prices.

A Message Had to Be Delivered and Central Bankers Delivered It

They are fighting expectations as much as anything and hammered home their alleged willingness to hike rates in the face of bad economic data.

The Pendulum Swings Back, but Don't Look for Things to Stabilize

It could swing past the point where things look normal or OK to a point where things look bad again.

Investors Eye Emerging Market Options ex-China on '6/4' Anniversary

The Tiananmen Square memorial vigil has been blocked in Hong Kong, as investors consider again how much dissent is allowed by the Chinese Communist Party even on the economic front.

Biden Promises U.S. Military Will Defend Taiwan if Attacked

Surprising even his own staff, the U.S. president overshadowed the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity.

Here Are Ways to Gain Emerging Market Exposure While Sidestepping China Risk

If you'd prefer to avoid the headline risk that comes with investing in China, here are a couple ETFs to consider.

Upbeat Indonesia Becomes Asia's Investment Alternative as China's Prospects Sour

Southeast Asia's largest economy is going strong and offers a contrast to lockdown-battered China.

I'm Betting on Latin America and This ETF for the Balance of 2022

Let's examine why investing in South and Central America as U.S. companies 'reshore' could be the next big thing -- and let's explore several funds to consider.

Here's How to Invest in China -- Or Around It -- With Four ETFs

Want to access this quickly growing economy? Or are you wary of the nation's political and economic tactics? Let's see which fund suits you best -- and which is the better investment.

JD.com, NetEase See Index Switch From New York to Hong Kong

ln a sign of things to come, MSCI indexes will stop using the New York share price and start following the Hong Kong listing of the two Chinese tech companies, to the detriment of U.S. liquidity.

From Cuba to Africa, Liberty and Natural Resources Key to Opportunity

The world is moving to electric cars, and battery materials will need to be sourced from many locations.

I Hate to Be a Curmudgeon But I'm Not Buying This 'Fed Speak'

Something tells me that in the coming months the Fed's commentary is going to lose some sway.

China's Economy Surges 18.3% as Communist Narrative Gets Back on Track

China's national economy has had a 'good start,' according to the statistics bureau, posting unprecedented growth that brings it back to pre-pandemic levels.

Bubbly Action, Bad Breadth, Credit Suisse Stumbles, SDR Charade, Eye on Big Tech

I find this action most likely to be less than sustainable, without provoking an algorithmic counter. In other words, don't just be nimble, but tread softly.

Market Aground, Durable Goods Blues, Gimme Shelter, Pulp Fact (not Fiction)

Plus, there are reasons to have serious reservations about an International Monetary Fund "aid plan" allegedly to poor countries.

This Emerging Markets ETF Has Started a Correction

For the ETF EEM, the next several weeks are likely to see lower prices.

Asia's Worst-Performing Stock Market Suddenly Becomes Its Best

The stock market in the Philippines has surged by one-fifth in just over a month amid reasons for optimism.

There's Another Stock Market Rally That Makes Little Sense

Mom and pop investors have gone wild in Malaysia, driving volume to record highs and shares of rubber-glove makers through the roof.

9 Bargain Stocks to Watch in Asia's Worst-Performing Market

Indonesian stocks have done poorly this year, but these nine stocks could rate attention if investors rediscover the market.

Next Up: How Do You Contain the Dollar Virus?

A U.S. dollar that is rising in value against most other currencies is creating a huge problem for a world inundated with dollar-priced debt.

First, Bank of Japan, the U.S. and Russia: Who's Next on the Money Train?

As global markets breached their key 200-day moving averages and with uptrends being tested, there were rumours of globally coordinated central bank easing.

Let's Prep Your Portfolio for 2020

From bonds to energy to emerging markets, an examination of what might be hot and what might not.

An Argentine Ag Giant Draws This Value Investor Like a Moth to a Flame

Shares of Cresud have been hammered by a big political shift in Argentina, which makes the farming name a value play not for the faint of heart.

Trade War Reignited: 6 Reasons Why It's Worse This Time

Markets got hit hard in May when trade talks broke down and the president instituted new tariffs, but things are different now.

The One Geopolitical Event That Could Surprise Markets the Most

There's a lot going on right now and the markets (and media) have difficulty latching on to more than three or four stories at a time.

Less Than a Cold War, but More Than a Trade War

This may be a case where the short-term damage to markets may be for the best in the longer run.

Buckle Up, We May Already Be in a Recession

Growth will keep falling off a cliff unless Fed Powell comes to the rescue. But it is unclear whether he can, or will.

What Comes First, a Trade Deal or Stagflation?

It seems the market has not learned its lesson.

A Slowdown in China Is Bad News for Global Equity Bulls

With MSCI increasing the weight of domestic Chinese stocks in its global index weighting, what happens in China does not stay in China.

Are China Trade Problems Still Weighing on the Market?

Stay flexible and open minded, rather than bullish or bearish, as seasonality kicks in.