Here are some ETFs that are well-positioned for a pickup in consumer spending this year.
Keep an eye on funds tracking consumer-focused companies and Egypt.
Time for a little base building now that the market has crossed important thresholds.
Recent months have been great for funds tracking US sectors but grisly for many in the developing world.
With Cairo's stock market closed and the manager putting a 'fair value' on constituent shares of this fund, it's hard to tell.
These funds can capitalize on rising crop prices and recognizable names in the industry.
Keep an eye on agriculture, timber and the troubled nation of Egypt.
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