WisdomTree Insights

The first three months and change of 2024 has brought with it a rather noteworthy shift in bond market sentiment. With Fed policy decision-making remaining data dependent for the foreseeable future, Kevin Flanagan discusses why investors should consider using the time-tested barbell strategy to navigate not only the current setting, but more importantly, what potentially lies ahead. 
Read the article
As the inflation marathon enters the homestretch, the last mile might be more difficult. Kevin Flanagan discusses why the journey to the Federal Reserve’s target might not be as smooth as anticipated, and what this could mean for rate cuts and the bond market’s response.
Read the article
At today’s FOMC meeting, the Fed did what was widely expected yet again and kept the Fed Funds target unchanged. Against this backdrop, Kevin Flanagan examines the Fed’s balancing act between hopeful markets and the reality of economic indicators and what it means for the future of U.S. Treasuries. 
Read the article
With income back in fixed income, uncertainty around the bond markets and a new rate regime in play, one strategy (and two new ETFs) can help you prepare for a range of rate scenarios. Learn more about laddered Treasury solutions—the time-tested approach behind our suite of Treasury ETFs.
Read the article
With rate cuts now being the primary focus of the markets, the conversation has revolved around when such a move could occur and what the path would ultimately look like. Against this backdrop, Kevin Flanagan discusses the rate cutting cycle that occurred in 1995/1996 and how it parallels the current market environment. 
Read the article
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.
Read the article