Over the past few years, many investors have avoided developed international equity markets for a variety of reasons: anemic growth, disappointing economic data and geopolitical uncertainty. Brian Manby discusses reasons why investors should be optimistic about international equities again.
While 2019 thus far has been, generally, a year of falling rates, going forward, the path seems less certain for a host of reasons. Against this investment backdrop, we continue to advocate for investors to consider the barbell approach when looking for fixed income solutions for 2020 and beyond.
Mortgage-backed securities offer fixed income investors a strong source of potential income while helping to mitigate risks. Rick Harper explains how, with our new WisdomTree Mortgage Plus Bond ETF (MTGP), investors can implement mortgage-backed securities in their portfolio.
With yield curves inverting, trade wars heating up, data on manufacturing softening and the ultimate Federal Reserve change in monetary policy resulting in three rate cuts all occurring simultaneously, it was hard not to succumb to recession fears. The good news is that it looks like the worst of the recession fears may have passed.