In WisdomTree’s view, market cap weighting can leave investors overly exposed to areas of the market where fundamentals don’t justify prices. Kara Marciscano explains why our suite of earnings-weighted ETFs were built to provide broad market exposure in a more valuation sensitive way.
Last Friday marked the first “real” data day for the bond market, with the release of the final jobs report for CY 2019. Kevin Flanagan explains how the December 2019 jobs report falls right in line with our 2020 outlook for the U.S. economy, interest rate and credit spread trends.
The end of December brings “the turn” to fixed income investors’ minds. The turn represents the period around the final business day of the calendar year when banks need to address their cash needs to get through this crucial funding period. Kevin Flanagan discusses how the Fed will handle year-end funding pressures.
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.