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Long or Short?

U.S. equity markets have delivered strong results this year, but those gains were quickly erased in October. With increased volatility, more investors are looking for ways to protect their portfolios. But one strategy may help add value during these turbulent times.

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Managed Futures: ‘Tis the Season for Losses

Managed futures strategies have been among the most disappointing investment categories since the bottom of the financial crisis. For those investors who own managed futures strategies, now could be a good time to tax-loss harvest and reinvest in a strategy with less sensitivity to the S&P 500 Index.

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Introducing Our New Active Approach to Emerging Market Consumer Investing

We aspire to be at the forefront of innovative ways to marry the benefits of the ETF structure with goals that are associated with active managers, such as outperforming market cap-weighted indexes over the long run. We call this approach to investing Modern Alpha.

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Examining the Opportunity in China

Chinese equities currently only account for approximately 3% of global equity benchmarks, despite their companies making up a larger portion of global equity market capitalization. By including a significant portion of A-shares in our emerging market strategies, WisdomTree continues to remain ahead of the opportunity in China.

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Global Dividend Stream: Where We Saw Growth in 2018
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. Tripp Zimmerman and Ben Tan examine the areas where we saw growth this year.
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Is Your Long/Short Strategy Working?

Many equity investors started the year concerned about valuations, and now with increased volatility, more investors are looking for ways to protect their portfolios in case of a larger sell-off. We believe that allocating a portion of your portfolio to alternative strategies, such as long/short equity, can help smooth out the returns at the extremes.

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