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Jeremy Schwartz / Currency Hedged Equity, Dividends, Equity on 26 Aug 2015

Dividends Have Been Great Internationally—Don’t Lose on the Currency!

In the current low-interest-rate environment, focusing on dividends has been popular. But currency movements could wipe out any benefit of a dividend-focused approach in developed international equities.

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Luciano Siracusano III / Currency Hedged Equity, Europe, Smart Beta on 09 Jul 2015

Is There a Currency-Hedged Smart Beta Alternative to EAFE?

For WisdomTree, when we talk about smart beta, what we are really talking about is a new generation of index-based products that empower investors to explore the core of their portfolios in an attempt to generate better risk-adjusted returns compared to traditional benchmarks.

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Christopher Gannatti / Currency Hedged Equity, Equity, Small Caps on 07 Jul 2015

Are You Taking On Too Much Risk in Your Small-Cap Allocations?

Prior to the popularization of currency-hedged equity strategies, equity investments outside the U.S. included two trades: the equities and the currency.

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Jeremy Schwartz / Currency Hedged Equity, Equity on 17 Jun 2015

How to Best Diversify from the S&P 500 Index

Data over the last 10 years calls into question whether currency risk really provides meaningful benefits—as it unquestionably has increased the risk profile of global portfolios.

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Luciano Siracusano III / Currency Hedged Equity, Equity on 04 Jun 2015

Is It Possible to Lower the Risk of International Investing in Just One Trade?

When U.S. investors buy equities abroad, either directly or through a fund, they may not realize it but there are two potential sources of return—and risk—in that investment decision: the equities themselves and the currencies of the markets in which those equities are listed.

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