Highlighting The PIIGS ETFs

By: ETFdb
While reports of jobless rates in the U.S. or the pace of inflation in China occasionally pop to the top of the headlines, the last several months have seen the spotlight focused on European markets as the continent continues to battle a debt crisis that has threatened to derail a fragile economic recovery. While the fiscal woes have been felt throughout Europe, the impact has not been felt evenly. Some of the more financially stable markets, such as Germany, have held up quite well; the euro’s weakness has actually given a boost to export-driven markets whose goods have become more attractively priced to foreign buyers. At the opposite end of the risk spectrum from the relatively stable Germany, is the PIIGS group of economies that has emerged as a threat to bring down the entire euro zone. This group, which includes Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain, are all facing [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Ten Worst Performing ETFs Of 2010 Ten Of The Worst Performing ETFs Of The First Quarter World Cup Of ETFs: Plays On All 32 Countries Highlighting Five Free ETF Tools ETF Insider: Buying Opportunities After Panic Selling
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