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Global Markets 101: Developed, Emerging & Frontier Markets

Do you know the difference between a developed market and an emerging market? How about a frontier market? We'll take a closer look at these terms and see which countries fall into each group. The answers may surprise you. Find out how to invest in China, Russia, Brazil, India, and dozens of other rapidly growing global markets.
  1. Guides to Investing by Country (43)
  2. Guides to Investing by Region (9)

The Four Largest Emerging Markets
Discover the four largest emerging market economies and how to invest in them the smart way.

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Brazil
Discover why Brazil has become one of the most attractive destinations for international investors.

What is the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V)?
Learn what the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) is, what kinds of companies are listed on it, and how investors can purchase stock on it.

Guide to Investing in Thailand
Discover the best ways to invest in Thailand's growing economy using ETFs and ADRs.

Guide to Investing in Norway
Discover how to invest in Norway's ETFs and ADRs in order to gain exposure to one of Europe's best-performing economies and diversify your portfolio.

Guide to Investing in Finland
Discover why and how to invest in Finland's ETFs and ADRs to gain exposure to companies like Nokia.

Guide to Investing in the Middle East
Discover the best ways to build exposure to the Middle East into any stock portfolio.

Guide to Investing in Southeast Asia
Learn how to invest in one of the fastest growing regions of the world using ETFs and ADRs.

Japan's Lost Decade: Brief History & Lessons
Learn about the causes and ramifications of Japan's lost decade, as well as some lessons to be learned from the country's turmoil.

Guide to Investing in Latin America
Discover the easiest way to invest in Latin America's rapidly growing economy.

A Guide to Investing in the Netherlands
Discover how to invest in one of the eurozone's most popular economies using ETFs and ADRs.

A Guide to Investing in Poland
Discover the best ways to invest in one of the European Union's most promising members.

A Guide to Investing in Colombia
Discover how to invest in one of the most resource-rich countries in the world.

A Guide to Investing in Israel
Discover the best ways to invest in one of the world's most high tech and entrepreneurial economies.

A Guide to Investing in Taiwan
Discover the best ways to invest in Taiwan, one of the world's leading economic gateways to Asia.

A Guide to Investing in Vietnam
Discover how to easily invest in Vietnam's promising economy using exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

A Guide to Investing in Sweden
Discover the best ways to invest in one of the world's strongest economies that combines elements of capitalism and socialism.

A Guide to Investing in Ireland
Discover the best ways to invest in Ireland - a country with one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the world.

A Guide to Investing in Mexico
Discover how Mexico's economy is rapidly growing and how to gain exposure in your portfolio.

A Guide to Investing in Argentina
Learn about Argentina's economy, investment climate and some easy ways to build exposure into any portfolio.

A Guide to Investing in Hong Kong
Discover how to invest in the world's freest country and one of the best examples of laissez-faire capitalism.

A Guide to Investing in Egypt
Discover the best ways to invest in one of the Middle East/Africa's largest emerging markets.

A Guide to Investing in Turkey
Learn how to invest in one of the most promising economies situated between Europe and Asia.

Guide to Investing in Eastern Europe
Discover the best ways to invest in rapidly growing Eastern European economies.

A Guide to Investing in Singapore
Discover the easiest way to invest in Singapore's robust and growing economy.

Understanding and Managing Political Risk
Before investing in any country, it's important to have a firm grasp of its economy, demographics, government and political situation. We'll take a closer look at political risk and how it affects your international investments.

Top Emerging Market Economies
Emerging markets used to be a somewhat obscure niche of the international investing world. Not anymore. These rapidly developing countries are playing an increasingly important role in the global economic system. In fact, more than half of global economic growth is now driven by emerging markets. These countries have also offered some of the most spectacular investment returns in recent years.

A Guide to Investing in the Philippines
Discover the best ways to invest in the Philippines' rapidly growing economy.

A Guide to Investing in South Korea
Discover the best ways to invest in South Korea - one of Asia's most promising economies.

How to Invest in Switzerland
Learn how to invest in Switzerland with ETFs, ADRs or by purchasing individual stocks on the country's two major stock exchanges.

Investing in Saudi Arabia
Discover how to invest in Saudi Arabia the easy way with a number of different exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

A Guide to Investing in Germany
Learn how to invest in Germany - Europe's strongest economy - using ETFs and ADRs.

Investing in Panama
Learn how to invest in Panama's rapidly growing stock market and real estate market.

Investing in South Africa
Learn how to invest in Africa's largest economy and what risks to watch out for when doing so.

How to Invest in the UK
Learn how to invest in the UK from the ETFs to ADRs to the LSE.

Guide to Investing in Peru
Learn all about Peru's economy and the best way for U.S. citizens to invest in it.

Middle Eastern Mutual Funds & ETFs
Discover how to invest in the Middle East with mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

A Guide to Investing in Australia
Learn the best ways to invest in Australia's robust economy through ETFs, ADRs and domestic stocks.

Investment in Malaysia from A to Z
Discover how to invest in Malaysia from its stock market to its real estate.

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in China
Learn the best ways to invest in China - the world's most populous country.

A Guide to Investing in France
Learn the best way to invest in France with ETFs, ADRs and more.

Invest in Canada: Buying Canadian Stocks and Bonds
Learn the best ways to invest in Canada's stocks and bonds, from ETFs and ADRs to foreign-listed shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and more.

World Bank Country Classifications
Learn how the World Bank uses measures of national income to classify more than 180 countries as developed, emerging, or somewhere in between.

How to Invest in Chile
Discover the benefits and risks of investing in Chile, as well as the best ways to do so using ETFs and ADRs.

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Russia
Discover why Russia is quickly becoming a popular destination for international investors.

FTSE Country Classifications
What's an emerging market? To some extent, it depends who you ask. Leading index provider FTSE explains its classification system for "emerging" and "developed" markets.

How to Invest in Africa
Learn how to invest in Africa's promising economies with ETFs.

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in India
Discover the benefits, risks, and best ways to invest in India.

Investing in China - Types of Chinese Stocks
In most cases, investing in a particular country is a pretty straightforward affair. French stocks trade in Paris, Japanese stocks trade in Tokyo, and Brazilian stocks trade in Sao Paulo. Sounds easy enough, right? Investing in China is a little more complicated.

Economic Growth Around the World
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has a slick interactive map on their site that lets you compare economic growth rates of countries all around the world.

Goldman Sachs' BRIC Research
Goldman Sachs economist Jim O'Neill first popularized the notion of the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) and their impact on the global economy. Since its initial report in 2003, O'Neill group has followed up with additional research on BRICs and other emerging economies worth watching.

How to Invest in Indonesia
Learn how to invest in Indonesia - one of the only countries to escape the 2008 global economic crisis with robust economic growth.

How Would China’s Slowdown Affect the Global Economy?
Learn why China's economy could potentially face a slowdown in the coming years and how you can position your portfolio to mitigate the impact.

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