Worst-Performing BRIC and Other Emerging Markets Funds for Week Ended Feb. 12
Fund (Ticker) Rating
Fund Type
Objective
1 Week Total Return
Emerging Markets Telecommunications Fund (ETF) C+
Closed-End
Emerging Market-Equity
-5.46%
Direxion Developed Markets Bull 2X Fund (DXDLX) U
Open-End
Emerging Market-Equity
-4.42%
Claymore/AlphaShares China Real Estate ETF (TAO) E+
ETF
Country Fund-China
-3.88%
Singapore Fund Inc/The (SGF) C+
Closed-End
Country Fund-Singapore
-3.61%
PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio (PIE) E-
ETF
Emerging Market-Equity
-3.58%
ProFunds Ultra China ProFund (UGPIX) U
Open-End
Country Fund-China
-3.56%
Morgan Stanley China A Share Fund Inc (CAF) D
Closed-End
Country Fund-China
-3.31%
Greater China Fund Inc/The (GCH) C
Closed-End
Country Fund-China
-3.31%
Claymore/AlphaShares China Small Cap Index ETF (HAO) U
ETF
Country Fund-China
-3.18%
SPDR S&P Emerging Small Cap ETF (EWX) U
ETF
Emerging Market-Equity
-2.93%
Source: Bloomberg & TheStreet.com Ratings

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Kevin Baker became the senior financial analyst for TSC Ratings upon the August 2006 acquisition of Weiss Ratings by TheStreet.com, covering mutual funds. He joined the Weiss Group in 1997 as a banking and brokerage analyst. In 1999, he created the Weiss Group's first ratings to gauge the level of risk in U.S. equities. Baker received a B.S. degree in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. with a finance specialization from Nova Southeastern University.

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