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Over the past few weeks, the financial press has latched on to a report by Moody’s Investor Service that notes the rise in so-called “covenant lite” bond deals.  The market’s response? It doesn’t seem to care, at least for now. We highlight how this issue can affect investors and how WisdomTree sought to mitigate potential problems.
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With the third quarter coming to a close in a few weeks, fixed income investors have had a lot to cheer about thus far in 2016. Indeed, essentially every major asset class has posted positive returns up to this point, with some groupings registering double-digit gains. 

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Post-Brexit, volatility has been on heightened display, as investors try to discern where value lies in such an uncertain investment environment. Against this backdrop, and with a week’s worth of trading now over, we thought it would be prudent to review where things stand in the fixed income arena. 

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One of the most talked-about and intriguing categories of ETFs is the actively managed ETF. Active ETFs still represent only a small subset of the ETF universe, but a number of high-profile, traditional active managers have considered entering the space with non-transparent strategies.

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Near the end of 2014, we discussed the potential benefits of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in helping investors navigate the credit cycle. In early 2012, WisdomTree selected Western Asset Management Company (Western) to serve as sub-advisor for certain fixed income strategies, including the WisdomTree Strategic Corporate Bond Fund (CRDT).

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As a result of a recent decision by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the debate over transparency in actively managed exchange-traded products has splashed back into the headlines.

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