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Nov 12, 2019 Research Alliance The Impact of Stories on Economics—WisdomTree

On last week’s episode of the “Behind the Markets” podcast, Jeremy Schwartz and Jeremy Siegel spoke with Nobel Prize-winning Professor Robert Shiller. The conversation focused on Shiller’s study of narratives and their economic impacts.

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Nov 11, 2019 Research Alliance Value Factor: In-N-Out vs. Shake Shack—WisdomTree

In-N-Out or Shake Shack? There are many ways to judge a burger; there are just as many ways to determine what makes up a good investment factor. Matt Wagner discusses.

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Nov 08, 2019 Research Alliance Eaton Vance Credit Market Monitor—Third Quarter 2019

Get our Multi-Asset Credit team’s current positioning and macro views, along with updates on market conditions, valuations, flows, trends and more.

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Nov 07, 2019 Research Alliance Time to Seize the European Small-Cap Equity Opportunity—WisdomTree

While sentiment remains weak across Europe, favorable valuations, positive earnings momentum coupled with a slowly improving macro backdrop could provide a timely opportunity to invest in European small caps. Jeremy Schwartz discusses.

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Nov 06, 2019 Research Alliance ROS: Recession Obsession Syndrome—WisdomTree

With the recent economic headlines (trade uncertainty, soft global growth), it was hard for investors to not succumb to recession fears. Despite a slower growth backdrop, Kevin Flanagan defends his base case of no outright recession.

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Nov 05, 2019 Research Alliance The Risk Mitigation Advantage in Active Fixed-Income Management—Guggenheim Investments

Why active has the potential to outperform passive in fixed income.

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Nov 05, 2019 Research Alliance Emerging Markets and Political Dynamics—WisdomTree

On last week’s “Behind the Markets” podcast, Jeremy Schwartz spoke with Greg Valliere, chief U.S. policy strategist at AGF Investments, and Caesar Maasry, emerging market cross-asset strategist at Goldman Sachs. The conversation focused on current economic trends emerging markets (China in particular) and U.S. politics.

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Nov 04, 2019 Research Alliance Managing Chinese Equity Risk in Emerging Markets—WisdomTree

With U.S. and China trade negotiations front and center, some investors are questioning whether they should have exposure to China in their portfolio. Bradley Krom and Brian Manby explain a way to rethink your Chinese equity allocations while mitigating exposure to state-owned enterprises.

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Oct 31, 2019 Research Alliance Don’t Be Tempted by CCC Bonds and Loans—Guggenheim Investments

Lower-quality credit spreads have more potential to widen than tighten.

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Oct 29, 2019 Research Alliance State of the States: Who's the Weakest Link?—Eaton Vance

EVM’s Bill Delahunty and Carl Thompson recap our municipal bond research team’s annual ranking, with a review of the five strongest and weakest U.S. states.

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