ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan, CFA
IShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF EEM is simply not competitively priced, and that alone is reason to stay away. There are better-diversified alternatives available for a fraction of the price, which together with the fund's   Read more 

Bull Case

The fund effectively diversifies firm-specific risk.
Emerging-markets stocks can offer good diversification benefits to U.S. investors.
This portfolio accurately represents active investors' opportunity set. Read more 

Bear Case

There are cheaper and better-diversified alternatives.
Emerging-markets equities are very volatile.
This fund has considerable exposure to Chinese stocks, which may be a source of uncompensated risk. Read more 

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