STOCK INFORMATION Wisdom Tree Middle East Dividend Fund (GULF) Stock information including quote, chart, stock data, press releases, news, podcasts, and earnings.

STOCK INFORMATION SPDR S&P EMERGING MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA ETF (GAF) Stock information including quote, chart, stock data, press releases, news, podcasts, and earnings.

TRADING IDEAS OF THE DAY Crude Oil Surges on Yemen Civil War Concerns James Hyerczyk, at FXEmpire.com, outlines how trader concern over Middle East supply was behind Thursday's crude oil rally, how US economic reports influenced the foreign currency markets, and what the outcome of Friday's meeting of EuroZone finance ministers could mean for gold and the euro.

IDEAS FROM AROUND THE WORLD Emerging Gains: Africa to Mexico Critics of emerging markets fail to see how compelling their fundamental values are becoming; the MSCI Emerging Market Index trades at only 8.9 times expected earnings versus 14.4 times for global stocks as a whole and 15.7 for the US, observes Jim Powell, editor of Global Changes & Opportunities Report.

IDEAS FROM AROUND THE WORLD 2014's Top Three Global Markets I monitor 44 global stock markets on a daily basis at my firm Global Guru Capital; doing so allows me to shift money into the best performing markets in the world, no matter where they may be, explains Nicholas Vardy in his Alpha Investor Letter.

WHAT'S HOT IN THE MIDDLE EAST UAE to Add Nearly 30 Million Air Passengers In an effort in increase their global aviation presence, UAE has plans to add almost 30 million planes, writes Shereen El Gazzar, of The National.

WHAT'S HOT IN THE MIDDLE EAST North American Shale Oil Welcome in Saudi Arabia The Prince of Saudi Arabia is ready to welcome North America's new-found oil bounty into his kingdom with open arms, writes April Yee, of The National, but this view contradicts Opec predictions for the group.

WHAT'S HOT IN THE MIDDLE EAST UAE Close to Saudi Arabia A recent survey shows significant business growth in the UAE, which many investors are confident shows the economy in the region will perform well into the year's end, writes Tom Arnold, of The National.

WHAT'S HOT IN THE MIDDLE EAST Middle East Consumers Lead the Digital Way Despite the fact that the percentage of tech-savvy consumers in countries like the US, UK, and Australia is high, it pales in comparison to the number of consumers in the Middle East, writes Gillian Duncan, of The National.

WHAT'S HOT IN THE MIDDLE EAST Two Abu Dhabi Lenders Post Sharp Profit Growth The two biggest banks of Abu Dhabi, also the biggest lenders, recently posted considerable quarterly profit growth numbers, mainly as a result of an increase in business and individual loans, writes Mahmoud Kassem, of The National.

Clicky