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Vanguard Emerging Market Stock Index – Why Emerging Markets ETFs are a Bad Idea


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  1. philistineau
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    This is a 12 year old kid who doesn’t seem to have done any actual research on EM ETFs. Fidelity doesn’t own ishares. There are plenty of problems with EM ETFs. This kid doesn’t seem to know them.

  2. Lars Li
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    bro do you really have to button up al the way up to your neck like that?I wont do any business with you if you are my adviser, pardon me for sharing my thoughts.

  3. Jing Lor
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    wow terrible call prob worse call of all time

  4. Fundscreener UK
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    We recently made a video about EM ETFs in which we discuss the difference in Index construction and which products may be more appropriate for certain investors. As Reid points out it's not clear. However, many of these products do what they intend to do, and in that respect are good products. However, as with any investment make sure you know what you're buying.

  5. C.R.E.A.M.
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    right, because inflation doesn't positively affect emerging markets. You need to go back to a basic economy class

  6. Blake Trickey
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Investing in true emerging markets generally will bring shitty returns, this is why emerging market ETF’s invest in developing and developed foreign markets instead

  7. Travis Adams
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Watched Bloomberg Markets and Finance interview with Grantham on 1/22/21 and he says the opposite. He encourages investing in emerging market stocks. Do you still think it's a bad idea?

  8. Tundra XD
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Thanks for wasting my time

  9. verde88
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    4 minutes about nothing.

  10. El güero
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    That intro…..what a douchebag. Go home, you make all expats look bad.

  11. Francisco Oteiza
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Watching this video is a bad idea.

  12. Fj Fj
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    What about the emerging market ETFs that ARE invested in emerging markets?

  13. Steff Peeters
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Could you repeat yourself one more time? 😂

  14. Salty-as-heck
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    I've owned AIA ETF for a year now, which is an ETF that tracks the 51 largest companies in Asia, and I've been blown away by the amazing returns. I'm up nearly 27% since I purchased it. These are not shady companies, but rather the biggest most powerful companies in a growing market…Asia.

  15. Arkadiusz Wierzbicki
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    You are completely wrong. The biggest one iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF is based on China… 42 percent, India 8 and Brazil 4 percent.

  16. Raha Rahovsky
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    By quick search you can find advanced emerging markets and just emerging markets

  17. Wildboy789789
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Ok so your talking about EM etfs, but u can buy individual country etfs lol, u can just buy india and its 100% india… i thought u were gonna say somthing profound, like my problem with EM etfs is an emerging market usually doesnt break out untill a new industry forms in that country… so when cambodia starts making the best solar panels in the world and grows by 550%, your holding an etf full of banks and banana farms and growing at maybe 30%

  18. Geoff Fairburn
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Emerging market ETFs vary considerably in their design and purpose. However, your comments suggest they’re all the same. This is a big fault with your video. A much better video would be to provide a checklist to use when looking at an ETF or to provide examples of how an emerging market ETF could be used with direct shares like Baba or TCEHY.

  19. niceguy
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Emerging markets ETFs are pretty silly. It includes countries ranging from South Africa to Taiwan to China – I would say that is overdiversification.

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  21. anglekan
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    No such thing as an emerging market anyway. There are two splits to this world. Japan, USA and Western Europe…EVERYTHING else is financing from China. Even Russia and India are dependent on China for infrastructure. So the correct term is developed or China dependent markets.

  22. anglekan
    July 30, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    Oh this is the reason I like VWO this ETF is heavily weighted in China and Taiwan. So I don't care for Peru, Columbia, Russia etc.