WisdomTree Insights

As the Fed is nearing the end of its once-in-a-generation tightening cycle, investors have rightfully started to wonder about the next phase of the monetary cycle. Behnood Noei discusses how diversifying into U.S. aggregate portfolios with more BBB corporates and less China exposure, such as our Yield Enhanced U.S. Aggregate Bond Fund, can offer higher yield and lower duration risk than the Core portfolio.
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The U.S. economy and inflation have surprised the bond market in 2024, reversing the rally of 2023. Kevin Flanagan explores the implications of this for the UST 10-Year yield and the Fed’s rate policy.
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2024 marks 10 years since the issuance of U.S. Treasury (UST) floating rate notes (FRNs) and the launch of our Floating Rate Treasury Fund (USFR). Kevin Flanagan discusses how USFR seeks to offer a solution for the current and prospective interest rate landscapes.
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This year, the fixed income pendulum has shifted, and the investment profile has moved to how to position one’s bond allocation for rate cuts. Against this backdrop, Kevin Flanagan offers insights on how Treasury (UST) yields operate, especially on how it relates to the Fed Funds target.
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2024 has presented fixed income investors with a new rate regime. Our Fixed Income Model Portfolio offers advisors a dynamic and cost-effective way to access fixed income markets, leveraging the insights of our investment team. As we celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Fixed Income Model Portfolio, Andrew Okrongly and Kevin Flanagan provide an update on our current outlook and positioning, and look back on performance since inception. 
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The Fed’s rate hikes have taken a toll on fixed income returns, but there may be opportunities ahead. Bradley Krom explores the risks and rewards of different bond strategies, from floating rate Treasuries to short-term corporates. 
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