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.
Small-cap valuations have a unique tendency to provoke debate. During highly uncertain and declining earnings backdrops, the divisiveness over this topic ramps up. Matt Wagner discusses.
During an economic slowdown, smaller companies usually have less credit access to sustain cash flows and thinner profit margins, which makes them more prone to cutting dividends. However, during market recovery, small value historically tends to outperform large caps. Matt Wagner explains why investors should consider pairing their high-quality large-cap stocks with small- and mid-cap stocks.
After a generation of large-cap growth outperformance, Jeff Weniger makes the case for investors to consider the switch to small- and mid-cap value stocks.
While most U.S. investors are wondering whether equities will continue to climb higher in 2020, we particularly see potential in small caps. But that potential is best realized when you’re only paying for those companies that already have something to show for themselves. Brian Manby discuses two funds that follow this train of thought.