ETF Research and Analysis

by Daniel Sotiroff
IShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF IEFA is an excellent international-stock fund offering broad exposure to large-, mid-, and small-cap stocks across 21 foreign developed markets. Its broad, market-cap-weighted approach effectively   Read more 

Bull Case

Many of the fund's largest holdings are high-quality, multinational firms.
This ETF carries a very low expense ratio.
The fund's broad, market-cap-weighted portfolio promotes low turnover and minimizes transaction costs. Read more 

Bear Case

This fund does not hold Canadian or South Korean stocks.
A strengthening U.S. dollar could hurt the fund's performance. Read more 

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