• VanEck Views

    Gold and Precious Metals

    February 11, 2016

    Gold Shines as a Safe Haven in January

    Joe Foster, Portfolio Manager and Strategist

    It has been a very eventful start to the year. The price of gold bullion rose during the month as concerns of global financial risk intensified. 

    Moat Investor

    February 10, 2016

    Despite a highly volatile start to the year, moat-rated companies in the U.S. and around the world outperformed their respective broad markets, although it was a negative month for equities overall.

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    ETFs

    February 08, 2016

    Fallen angels, corporate high yield bonds that were originally issued with investment grade credit ratings, proved more resilient than the broad high yield bond market in 2015. Fallen angels were helped by higher average credit quality and lower average exposure to the energy sector.

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    Muni Nation

    February 04, 2016

    Munis: Municipals in 2016

    by James Colby, Portfolio Manager

    The "new normal" is officially dead. You probably read or heard about the now obsolete term in the past year but it doesn’t apply to 2016, where we find ourselves propelled through the first quarter by change, uncertainty, and volatility.

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    Emerging Markets Equity

    January 29, 2016

    China Dominates Emerging Markets Discussions

    by David Semple, Portfolio Manager

    2015 was a tough year for emerging markets (EM) and there is considerable uncertainty among investors about the asset class as we enter 2016. But we see promising opportunities for growth in China and other EM countries.

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    ETFs

    January 22, 2016

    Madison Square Garden was first added to the Index when the company was spun out from Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC), in 2010.

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    Macro

    January 20, 2016

    In my last post, I touched upon the attractiveness of the marketplace lending sector. With global markets experiencing continued volatility, we hope to provide a look into what is driving the relatively attractive returns from online loans.

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