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Four Frontier Market ETFs Worth a Look

Although an opportunity may exist in these markets, it is equally important to consider risks such as political instability and weak infrastructure that could hinder economic output and performance. In general, frontier markets are much more volatile and less liquid than markets of the developed or emerging world.

A good way to help protect against these risk is the implementation of an exit strategy that identifies when downward price pressure is likely to be seen in these ETFs. Such a strategy can be found at www.SmartStops.net.

Written by Kevin Grewal in Houston, Tx

At the time of publication, Grewal was long FRN.

At the time of publication, Grewal was long FRN.

Kevin Grewal serves as the editorial director and research analyst at The ETF Institute, which is the only independent organization providing financial professionals with certification, education, and training pertaining to exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Additionally, he serves as the editorial director at SmartStops.net where he focuses on mitigating risks and implementing exit strategies to preserve equity. Prior to this, Grewal was an analyst at a small hedge fund where he constructed portfolios dealing with stock lending, exchange-traded funds, arbitrage mechanisms and alternative investments. He is an expert at dealing with ETFs and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California along with a MBA from the California State University, Fullerton.

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