Multi-factor investing is suitable across a variety of market environments and is looking to prove itself again in 2021. Advisors can access a variety of multi-factor strategies under a single umbrella with the WisdomTree Multi-Factor Model Portfolio.
In the realm of disruptive growth investments, there are a slew of platform-driven companies spanning an array of high octane segments and technologies. Predictably, stock picking in these spaces is difficult, but advisors can ease that burden with WisdomTree’s new Disruptive Growth Model…
There still isn’t a bitcoin exchange-traded fund in the U.S. When that’s going to change is up for considerable debate, but in the meantime, investors have some other avenues to consider, including blockchain exchange-traded funds .
The genomics space is rapidly innovating. The ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector Fund ( ARKG ) makes accessing innovation much easier. For investors, ARKG’s active management and utility are vital because the fund is flexible and able to capitalize on genomics advancements more rapidly than index-based rivals.
Things have changed. Looking at 100 years of data, this chart from Morgan Stanley shows that cyclical sectors have never had a lower weight in the S&P 500 Index . Growth , stability and defense sectors have never had a greater weight—now more than three-quarters of the index. Cyclical sectors are Financials, Industrials, Energy and Materials.
Corn and soybean futures rocketed higher on Tuesday amid a decline in crop yields, sending agricultural ETFs higher as well. Agricultural ETFs gained amid revisions from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s January World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates, or WASDE, that hammered projected ending stocks for both commodities, reflecting limits to last year’s U.S. production estimates and a more nebulous outlook for South American crops.