Is the Brazil ETF Worth the Risk? EWZ $EWZ

By now, most of you know that the country of Brazil has fallen on hard times and is plagued by political turmoil. Enough said about that. The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF – EWZ :  $EWZ has been around for 17 years. During those 17 years the country has been plagued with hard times and political turmoil. Not much has changed. One picture says a thousand words to the Deep Value ETF Accumulator.

EWZ is worth the risk to me. Sorry, no deep dive analysis here. This is my analysis, short and sweet.

I do not currently have a position in EWZ, but I do intend to initiate a long-term position in this ETF in the future.

Thanks for reading.

The Deep Value ETF Accumulator, aka Micah McDonald

Best Long-Term Performance U.S. Small Cap Value ETFs

If you have been considering adding a U.S. Small Cap Value ETF to your portfolio, you have a lot to choose from. There are at least 17 ETFs to pick from in this category. In this article, I will show you how I came up with what I believe is the best ETF in this category for a well-balanced portfolio.

Before I go through that analysis, let’s first look at the long-term performance of the U.S. Small Cap Value asset class. This asset class has long been touted as a volatile yet lucrative place to build wealth over long periods of time. According to, this asset class has returned 14.39% since 1972 vs the U.S. Large Cap Blend asset class which has returned 10.17%. Both are respectable returns, but look at the effects of compounding on this chart below.

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