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.
One of the most important macro stories of the last 15 months has been the dramatic decline in the U.S. dollar. However, the changing of the guard in the White House, with the insertion of Larry Kudlow as Trump’s primary economic advisor, may be ushering in a very important strategic change in the currency markets and sentiment.
We feel strongly about helping our clients understand the impact that currencies have on international equity returns. To adapt to the changing dynamics of the currency markets, we think one of the best approaches is exactly that: dynamic.
Quantitative easing liquidity world average correlations have been dropping in the U.S., and we see similar patterns globally, especially in Europe and Japan. How should investors account for this when constructing their portfolios?
One of the lessons learned over the past 10 years is that the U.S. equity market has great resiliency—even during periods when markets tank. But for U.S. investors buying into broad developed world index funds tracking the MSCI EAFE Index, the last 10 years were disappointing.