Emerging Money has covered a number of WisdomTree funds over the past few months. It’s time to review the performance of a couple, examine a new one, and see where they might all be headed.
As U.S. equity markets struggle, a clarion call has gone out to focus on dividend paying stocks. Bill Gross, co-chairman of PIMCO and the manager of the worlds largest bond fund, recently declared the “cult of equity” to be dead. But is this also true for emerging markets?
Fixed income investments are frequently less appealing to traders, since by their nature most fixed income is perceived as less risky, volatile — and profitable — than equity investments. Two new emerging market fixed income ETFs may change minds.
Now that investors have had time to digest the EU statements in full, it’s apparent the great EU bailout plan is rather vague, and will take significant time to execute and repair all the damage. Will it be enough to help emerging markets?
Dividend paying stocks have been overlooked for too long – it’s time to give them their due.