The coronavirus pandemic could drive permanent changes in standards for remote work and data management. According to Morningstar, the WisdomTree Cloud Computing Fund (WCLD) is among the top five performing funds in the U.S. Technology category so far in 2020. Jeremy Schwartz and Kara Marciscano discuss WCLD as a potential way for investors to position for long-term growth in the cloud computing industry.
When faced with a decision between international stocks and international stocks plus currency, many investors would likely choose international stocks only. Jeremy Schwartz makes the case that, in order to mitigate risk, international investors should consider a currency-hedging approach.
Advisors planning to use model portfolios need to understand how and why they are built to be confident in discussing them with their end clients. Scott Welch explains why transparency is key in model portfolio adoption.
After the end of 2019, the U.S. economy went straight into negative territory, as the pandemic-related shutdowns produced unprecedented contractions in activity. Most market participants have been of the mindset that the economy would not return to pre-pandemic levels until the end of 2021. However, after analyzing the latest real GDP forecasts, Kevin Flanagan discusses whether the economy can recover sooner than expected.
On last week’s Behind the Markets podcast, Jeremy Schwartz spoke with Jesper Koll, Senior Advisor to WisdomTree, about the current state of Japanese markets and politics. The conversation focused on the recent news surrounding Warren Buffett’s $6 billion investment in five Japanese stocks, and the motives behind it.