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Norilsk Nickel as a “Grower” & “Yielder”

by / Emerging Markets, Equity, Russia on August 28, 2014

So far, 2014 has not been a good year for Russia’s equity markets. While the valutation case can certainly be made, geopolitical risk is high, and it’s not easy to transition from looking at the fundamentals of companies to understanding the sanctions that different government actors might apply to selected Russian firms.

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/ China, Equity on August 27, 2014

Capturing China’s Equity Rally

As one of the largest economies and markets in the world, when China catches a so-called “economic cold,” the impact reverberates throughout the global economy. Since May 7, 2014, China’s equities have rallied strongly, buoyed by improving economic data.

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/ Emerging Markets, Equity on August 26, 2014

Emerging Market Equities Recovering in 2014

In 2013, equity markets in Europe, Japan and the United States delivered strongly. Emerging markets, on the other hand, were disappointing. However, it is at precisely these times—after being disappointed—when emerging market equities probably warrant a closer look.

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/ Dividend Growth, Dividends, Equity, U.S. Dividend Growth Series on August 25, 2014

When It Comes to Dividends, Looking Back May Cost You

Today, some of the most widely followed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that focus on dividend growth employ backward-looking growth screens that require a company to have paid—and in some cases raised—dividends for 5, 10 or even 20 years before becoming eligible for inclusion.

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/ Equity, Japan on August 21, 2014

Inspiring Economic Dynamism within Japan

WisdomTree has been excited about Abenomics since its genesis in November of 2012. We believe that markets have responded well to the progress made on the first two arrows—namely decisive monetary policy and increases in fiscal spending.

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