Christopher Gannatti, CFA

Global Head of Research


Christopher Gannatti began at WisdomTree as a Research Analyst in December 2010, working directly with Jeremy Schwartz, CFA®, Director of Research. In January of 2014, he was promoted to Associate Director of Research where he was responsible to lead different groups of analysts and strategists within the broader Research team at WisdomTree. In February of 2018, Christopher was promoted to Head of Research, Europe, where he was based out of WisdomTree’s London office and was responsible for the full WisdomTree research effort within the European market, as well as supporting the UCITs platform globally. In November 2021, Christopher was promoted to Global Head of Research, now responsible for numerous communications on investment strategy globally, particularly in the thematic equity space. Christopher came to WisdomTree from Lord Abbett, where he worked for four and a half years as a Regional Consultant. He received his MBA in Quantitative Finance, Accounting, and Economics from NYU’s Stern School of Business in 2010, and he received his bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in Economics in 2006. Christopher is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst Designation.

Latest Insights From Christopher Gannatti

U.S. market leadership has been well established for much of the last 15 years, but it might surprise a number of readers to learn some European ETFs outperformed the U.S. over the last three years—so long as those ETFs employed a currency-hedged approach. To demonstrate this, Christopher Gannatti compares European to U.S. equities. 
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Who would've predicted that, during the first quarter of 2024, we would see record high in Japan's Nikkei 225 Index equity market? Christopher Gannatti discusses this new high after 35 years and compares different ETF strategies for investing in Japanese and US equities including our Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXJ).
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Artificial Intelligence has been in hyperfocus since the release of ChatGPT in 2022. However, amid the excitement surrounding AI, some reality is setting in. Christopher Gannatti discusses potential challenges and realistic expectations for AI in 2024.
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Equity market corrections always feel unexpected. Christopher Gannatti highlights our dividend-focused equity strategies and emphasizes the importance of dividends for defensive investing. 
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The Stanford AI Index for 2024 has grown to more than 500 pages and provides key insights into trends in AI. Christoper Gannatti highlights a few key takeaways from the report. 
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Dividend-growth ETFs are a popular choice for investors seeking companies that consistently raise their dividends over time. Christopher Gannatti compares five of the largest ETFs in this ecosystem, including our own U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Fund (DGRW). 
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Actionable Ideas

As 2023 draws to a close, what will 2024 have in store for investors? It appears this Fed rate hike cycle is over and now we pivot to potential rate cuts. But not until inflation has sufficiently cooled. As we've seen before, a lot can happen in the meantime.

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Marking to Market: 2024 Outlook

As 2023 draws to a close, what will 2024 have in store for investors? It appears this Fed rate hike cycle is over and now we pivot to potential rate cuts. But not until inflation has sufficiently cooled. As we've seen before, a lot can happen in the meantime.

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Can We Westernize the Battery Supply Chain?
In a conversation from March 30, 2023, Christopher Gannatti, WisdomTree Global Head of Research, and Adam Woods, Senior Research Analyst, Global Coal Markets, for Wood Mackenzie, discuss the energy storage space as well as some of the intersections between these dynamics and the specific WisdomTree investment strategy.
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Why WisdomTree Believes the BioRevolution Could Deliver Strongly in 2024
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Invest in the Future with Artificial Intelligence
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Webinar Replay: AI and the Markets
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Beyond the Macro, To the Potential of the BioRevolution
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As the Digital World Expands Massively, We Have to Secure It!
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Nasdaq TradeTalks: The WisdomTree Cybersecurity Fund
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BioRevolution: Hacking the Code of Life
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