February 18, 2013 at 04:00 AM EST
3 ETFs To Watch This Week: EWG, FXB, GLD
Wall Street experienced several lackluster days of trading last week, with most Asian markets closed for holiday. Stocks struggled to find a definitive direction as the bulls and bears seemingly reached a stalemate due to a lack of significant market catalysts. On the economic front, U.S. retail sales, job openings and consumer sentiment came in better than expected, while U.S. industrial production missed analysts’ expectations. Last week also saw a flurry of M&A activity from several bellwether companies, including Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and private-equity firm 3G Capital announcing it will acquire H.J. Heinz (HNZ). This week, investors will once again see a slew of economic reports. Below, we outline three ETFs that should see a fair amount of activity during the week ahead [see also 7 Simple & Cheap ETF Model Portfolio]: 1. MSCI Germany Index Fund Why EWG Be In Focus: This fund is designed to measure the performance of the German equity market, [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETF Insider: Flirting With Resistance Is A Risky Game 17 ETFs For Day Traders ETF Insider: Stimulus Hopes Take Center Stage ETFs To Play Euro 2012 ETF Insider: Be Wary Of A Dead Cat Bounce
Wall Street experienced several lackluster days of trading last week, with most Asian markets closed for holiday. Stocks struggled to find a definitive direction as the bulls and bears seemingly reached a stalemate due to a lack of significant market catalysts. On the economic front, U.S. retail sales, job openings and consumer sentiment came in better than expected, while U.S. industrial production missed analysts’ expectations. Last week also saw a flurry of M&A activity from several bellwether companies, including Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and private-equity firm 3G Capital announcing it will acquire H.J. Heinz (HNZ). This week, investors will once again see a slew of economic reports. Below, we outline three ETFs that should see a fair amount of activity during the week ahead [see also 7 Simple & Cheap ETF Model Portfolio]: 1. MSCI Germany Index Fund Why EWG Be In Focus: This fund is designed to measure the performance of the German equity market, [...]

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