From WisdomTree: Each year, we monitor the global Dividend Stream® for growth, so that we can refresh the weights of the underlying constituent companies in various WisdomTree Indexes.
From WisdomTree: Last week’s “Behind the Markets” podcast highlighted two of the more beaten-down regions on a pure asset price and valuation basis today: Japan and emerging markets.
From WisdomTree: After a phenomenal 2017, the last eight months have been painful for emerging market (EM) investors. The initial leg lower coincided with a general spike in volatility in February.
From WisdomTree: NAFTA is gone, replaced by largely the same agreement with a different name. Talk about tinkering around the edges.
From WisdomTree: As pioneers of Modern Alpha strategies and currency hedging, WisdomTree has been at the forefront of providing smarter exposure to investors.
From WisdomTree: One of my Twitter followers asked how our new emerging markets multifactor exchange-traded fund (ETF), the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Multifactor Fund (EMMF), compares with some of our existing emerging market funds in terms of portfolio characteristics, geographies, factor tilts and expected valueadded.
From WisdomTree: Last week’s podcast focused on the global macro environment and political dynamics with Guy Petcho, a global macro portfolio manager at Voya Investment Management, and Greg Valliere, chief global strategist at Horizon Investments.
From WisdomTree: On last week’s “Behind the Markets” podcast, we showcased two conversations–in the first segment, we reviewed the global markets and the outlook for monetary policy and currencies with Marc Chandler of Brown Brothers Harriman.
From WisdomTree: As geopolitics continues to shake investor confidence, U.S. interest rates have fluctuated and emerging market assets have come under pressure.
From WisdomTree: WisdomTree recently rolled out a new performance attribution tool to help our clients understand drivers of the equity market performance, both for our Indexes as well as the market.
From WisdomTree: Oil prices experienced a brutal decline that lasted 18 months from the summer of 2014 through early 2016, during which time the price of oil fell more than 75% from its peak.1
From WisdomTree: The headwinds for value investing over the last decade have been formidable. Ever since the post-Lehman recovery commenced nearly nine years ago, markets have been led by U.S. growth stocks, with emerging markets largely lagging until 2017. Among emerging markets, value stocks had an even tougher run. Opportunity may loom in the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend […]
From WisdomTree: Thus far, calendar year 2018 has not been kind to the fixed income arena. Essentially, all of the major asset classes have registered negative returns to some degree, as of this writing. However, there is one exception to the rule: emerging market local debt (EMD).
From WisdomTree: Market corrections are like forks in the road. One road may lead to the next bear market. The other may lead to all-time highs.
From WisdomTree: We’ve previously made the case that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in emerging markets (EM) are prone to conflicts between the interests of shareholders and government stakeholders, possibly affecting their profitability and future returns.