Taking Quick Profits in South Korea

Nicholas Vardy

Nicholas Vardy has a unique background that has proven his knack for making money in different markets around the world.

With South Korea’s Seoul Composite Stock Exchange Index bouncing back another 3.0% overnight, Korean stocks are now trading slightly above the level that they closed at on Friday, before the announcement of the death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il. 

That translates to about a $53 price on the iShares South Korea MSCI Index ETF (EWY), which closed at $49.48 on Monday.  
While I did not think the news from North Korea would have a long-term impact on financial markets, even I’m surprised how quickly the news was shrugged off. 
Sell your position in EWY here to lock in a quick gain of around 7% — not a bad return for two days…

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