NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- If you're one of the millions of investors who discovered emerging-market investing in the past decade, you know about the investment merits of Latin America. The region is resource-rich, a middle class is starting to emerge, and Brazil will host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.Digging deeper, many countries in Latin America have faster economic growth and less debt than the U.S. As a result, large-cap funds like iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (EWZ), iShares MSCI Mexico Index Fund (EWW) and the iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index Fund (ILF) have become popular. A few months ago, Van Eck ventured into small-cap Latin America investing with the Market Vectors Brazil Small Cap ETF (BZF), which has performed well and attracted assets. Now Van Eck is back again with the Latin America Small Cap Index ETF (LATM).
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