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.
Value investing is a strategy that has lagged considerably over the last decade. However, if stock market trouble lurks around the corner, Jeff Weniger explains how low P/E stocks may provide some shelter.
In WisdomTree’s view, market cap weighting can leave investors overly exposed to areas of the market where fundamentals don’t justify prices. Kara Marciscano explains why our suite of earnings-weighted ETFs were built to provide broad market exposure in a more valuation sensitive way.
Investors who piled into defensive equities in 2019 now must face the prospects of reduced trade war risks and improving economic data, both of which will favor value over low volatility. Alejandro Saltiel and Matt Wagner explain how to position a portfolio if the value factor keeps its “hot hand” in 2020.
The stock market is having a moment of truth. A two-week window in late August/early September witnessed so-called “Minimum Volatility” strategies lose their luster, underperforming Value by 4 percentage points. Could this value trend continue?