This is part one of a two-part series on BRIC alternatives.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- For many ETF investors, the term "emerging market" brings to mind BRIC funds like iShares MSCI BRIC ( BKF), Claymore/BNY BRIC ( EEB) and SPDR S&P BRIC 40 ( BIK).
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