Brian Manby, CFA

Associate, Investment Strategy


Brian Manby joined WisdomTree in October 2018 as an Investment Strategy Analyst. He is responsible for assisting in the creation and analysis of WisdomTree’s model portfolios, as well as helping support the firm’s research efforts. Prior to joining WisdomTree, he worked for FactSet Research Systems, Inc. as a Senior Consultant, where he assisted clients in the creation, maintenance and support of FactSet products in the investment management workflow. Brian received a B.A. as a dual major in Economics and Political Science from the University of Connecticut in 2016. He is holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Latest Insights From Brian Manby

The post-pandemic inflationary era disrupted many long-established market relationships; however, one notable overseas relationship remains within its historical norms. Jeremy Schwartz and Brian Manby dive into how investors can access the opportunity in Japan with the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund. 
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We recently conducted an annual rebalance for the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Index. Brian Manby assesses how its composition and fundamentals changed during our screening and reconstitution processes.
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Where do mid-cap investors turn after two years nursing double-digit losses? Brian Manby explains why we believe there’s value to uncover in mid-cap strategies based on fundamentals rather than exclusive broad market ownership.
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Small caps with dividend growth potential that are resilient to several macroeconomic scenarios warrant further consideration from investors. Fortunately, we recently rebalanced the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Quality Dividend Growth Index. Brian Manby provides an overview of the Index reconstitution. 
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Following two straight years of policy tightening, the historical relationship between U.S. equities and interest rates has been flipped upside down. Brian Manby reviews what this means for portfolio construction and makes the case for small-cap value in this environment. 
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Small caps have been underperforming large caps due to the pressure of higher interest rates. Brian Manby explores how this affects their earnings and balance sheets, and why quality is the key to investing in the small-cap space.
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