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.
Each year, WisdomTree screens the universe of dividend payers in developed international markets so that we can refocus the weights of constituents back to relative value and away from simply holding increasing amounts of stocks that have performed well. The rebalance was recently completed, suggesting that this is an opportune time to review the positioning of our broad developed international Indexes.
On the back of a resurgence in Chinese economic data and rising geopolitical risk in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, increases in global commodity prices have reinvigorated investor interest in allocating to commodity-based investment strategies.