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Mortgage-backed securities offer fixed income investors a strong source of potential income while helping to mitigate risks. Rick Harper explains how, with our new WisdomTree Mortgage Plus Bond ETF (MTGP), investors can implement mortgage-backed securities in their portfolio.

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While fixed income strategists have called for rising rates in nearly every year since the financial crisis, 2018 has marked one of the worst starts for bond investors since 1996. With 10-year rates up, many investors are questioning what if any changes they should be making to their portfolios.

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Over the last 11 years, the three-month investment window from February 1 through April 30 has, on average, produced the strongest returns for EM assets, in particular EM local debt and EM equities, and generated the fewest and the smallest shortfalls.

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Our thought leaders recently sat down to reflect on 2016 and discuss the forces that could impact global financial markets in 2017. Here is a part of their discussion that focuses on key investment considerations for Trump administration.
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For much of this year, we have encouraged investors to look at their core fixed income exposures in a different light. Core bond strategies need not be driven by market capitalization or the discretion of an active portfolio manager. Disciplined, passively managed strategies can be constructed to enhance income potential while broadly maintaining the risk characteristics of the investment-grade universe.
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Over the two weeks ending November 18, the yield of the 10-Year Treasury soared 57.9 basis points. Over the last 30 years, only two such periods saw larger increases—April 10, 1987, and November 23, 2001—making this November the third largest rise in the 10-Year Treasury yield.
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