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.
U.S. equities have been outperforming European equities for more than a decade, but the periods when the performance reversed had something in common: The euro was strong. Jeff Weniger explains how to position your portfolio if the euro’s five-month rally turns into something like a five-year rally.
There is a popular belief that the failure of European markets to keep pace with the U.S. over the past decade is caused by overweight positions to banks, which have struggled in the post-crisis environment, and the absence of firms comparable to the U.S. tech giants. Jeremy Schwartz examines this narrative and offers different strategies to include European equities in your portfolio.
New leadership at the European Central Bank is motivating a fresh look at the policy tools available for the central bank, and WisdomTree believes European markets will find support over the coming 12 to 18 months. What is the best exposure to Europe for more a bullish view?
Lately it has seemed easy to find reasons to avoid investing in European assets. Christopher Gannatti highlights three reasons why we believe the risks can create valuation opportunities in Europe.
The euro appreciated more than 14% in 2017, and the strength and intensity of this move caught investors by surprise. One of the biggest effects of this move was that we saw many U.S. investors in ETFs shifting from hedged to unhedged European equity exposures. But forecasting currency can be tricky.
Will this year’s strong performance in European equities continue in the year to come? While there are potential headwinds for the recovery, there is also an argument these risks are sufficiently priced in and this European rally is just getting underway.