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.
U.S. mid-caps have outperformed large caps over the past decade. According to the efficient market hypothesis, any excess returns are simply a by-product of greater risk. We challenge this theory with the decade-long track record of the WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund (DON).
Mid-cap value has been one of the most consistently performing asset classes over the last 25 years. With a market segment that is often overlooked, and in an investment style that the markets seem to hate, mid-cap value may be the most-hipster equity-style box out there.
The widely expected outcome of Democrats taking the House and Republicans keeping control of the Senate occurred on Tuesday in the midterm elections—and as we expected, the equity markets bounced higher due to “nothing bad happening,” while the bond market seemed to move on quickly.
Over a decade ago, WisdomTree launched a family of dividend-weighted Indexes that were designed to manage valuation risk and increase dividend income of an equity basket. Here we focus on the mid-cap segment and how our dividend process results in a higher dividend yield.