With broad geographical diversification and an attractive yield, this fund is a relatively safe way to add an international element to your portfolio.
Over the past 5 years, these funds have returned 3% annually as the S&P 500 has dipped into the red.
China's breakneck growth rate should continue to lift oil prices, leading to a spike in gasoline prices by year's end.
Gerdau exports more than a third of its Brazilian production, but an appreciating real has made exports more expensive.
The Malaysia and Indonesia ETFs have been refreshingly stable while other global funds have slumped.
Keep an eye on funds tracking transportation, the Swiss franc, emerging markets and technology.
Will funds in defensive sectors continue to perform well?
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