On last week’s Behind the Markets podcast, Jeremy Schwartz spoke with Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel, Brian Wesbury, chief economist at First Trust, and pollster John Zogby on the market environment following the election and what lessons can be learned from the polls ahead of this election.
Investors often look for ways to enhance income, lower a portfolio’s overall expected volatility. Alejandro Saltiel focuses on how a specific type of option strategy employed in the WisdomTree CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Strategy Fund (PUTW) seeks to enhance portfolios during periods of market volatility.
While the inverted yield curve has been getting a lot of attention among bond investors, there is another curve that inverted recently, and that warrants attention from asset allocators in Q4 2019: the VIX curve. Gaurav Sinha discusses how to protect your portfolio in times of heightened volatility.
Last year finally broke the nine-year bull run in equity markets, a length that has been matched only twice since 1950s. Gaurav Sinha covers what measures investors could have taken to help avoid the downturn in equity markets that we saw in the fourth quarter of 2018.