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iMoney: Profitable ETF Strategies for Every Investor by Tom Lydon, John F. Wasik

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Chapter 4. Overseas Exposure: Foreign Stock ETFs

 

Investing in some areas in the world would be nearly impossible—or financial suicide—without ETFs. I recently bought the SPDR S&P Emerging Market EAS fund. I would never have invested in the potentially explosive (in both senses of the word) markets of Africa outside of a broad-based vehicle. ETFs are not only good for investors—they bring much-needed capital to the developing world.

 
 --Scott Baker, ETF Trends reader

When Tom started his investment advisory firm Global Trends Investments in 1996, he had two major goals. The first was to identify market trends domestically and overseas, with the idea that all markets do not act in unison and do not advance and decline to the same degree. The second ...

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