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.
We believe we have entered a new market regime, one marked by increased volatility, potentially lower equity and bond market returns, and lower interest rates. Scott Welch explains why in this new environment what the world needs now are ideas that can help solve specific investor objectives and pain points.
Following the recent market volatility, we expect risk factor diversification, just like asset class diversification, to become a “household phrase” in the investment management industry. Scott Welch explains how our ETFs and Model Portfolios can help advisors provide their clients with the level of diversification that we believe will be needed going forward.
There’s a lot an advisor can do to combat fee compression. The issue is time. Ryan Krystopowicz makes the case that outsourcing to third-party models not only enables significant time savings for advisors, it can also mutually benefit their clients.
It can be challenging for advisors to keep up with global markets and their client’s portfolios, especially during the recent periods of high volatility. Ryan Krystopowicz explains how model portfolio adoption can help advisors best serve their clients during this tough market environment.