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ETF Creation/Redemption Process: Behind the Scenes

The following was authored by Michael Barrer, Senior Associate of Capital Markets at WisdomTree. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can offer an attractive and efficient way for investors to gain access to all aspects of the marketplace and have greatly leveled the investment landscape in terms of availability to all asset classes and regions. As ETFs continue to grow in assets and scope of coverage, we are often asked these questions: What is an ETF creation or redemption? How does that work? What function does that provide, and does an investor make that decision? Let’s go behind the scenes of the life of

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ETF Legend Reggie Browne On How ETFs Are Handling Market Downturn

GTS’ Reggie Browne goes in-depth on ETF trading, liquidity, and market structure during the recent, abrupt downturn.  WisdomTree’s Jeremy Schwartz discusses market and economic impact of the Coronavirus and highlights several ETFs.  North Shore Indices’ Tim Rotolo explains investment case for uranium and the North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF (URNM).

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Recapping Inside ETFs

Nate Geraci and ETF.com’s Dave Nadig recap the world’s largest ETF conference, Inside ETFs.  Ambar Bajaj, V.P. ETF Product Manager at Legg Mason, offers his thoughts on the conference and discusses Legg Mason’s approach to ETFs.  Jeremy Schwartz, Global Head of Research at WisdomTree, spotlights several ETFs including the WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund (NTSX).

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ETFs: Benefits of Exchange Listing

The following was authored by Anita Rausch, Head of the Capital Markets team at WisdomTree. I have been talking to exchange-traded fund (ETF) investors for more than a decade, and when I mention the numerous benefits of the structure, I often hear “I don’t need intraday liquidity, so that does not benefit me.” Well, I am here to tell you that whether or not you utilize the intraday liquidity, it benefits all ETF investors. The exchange listing, or “ET” part of “ETF,” is what allows this product to have intraday liquidity. But the exchange listing also gives ETFs benefits over

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ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: The Age-Old Question

The following was authored by Paige Kyle, Capital Markets Associate at WisdomTree. One of the most common questions and discussion points we encounter is: “What are the key differences between exchange traded funds (ETFs)  and mutual funds?” Both are investment vehicles designed to give the investor exposure to a basket of securities, but there are important distinctions between the two structures in terms of transparency, trading and tax efficiency. Our CEO, Jonathan Steinberg, likes to use the analogy that mutual funds are like black-and-white TVs and ETFs are like HDTVs in full color. The first key difference between ETFs and mutual

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Geopolitics, Valuations, Trump – Making Sense of Global Stocks

Has a mix of geopolitical tensions, U.S. stock valuation concerns, and an uncertain path for President Trump’s economic agenda created anxiety?  Nate & Jason offer historical perspective and discuss how you can potentially stack the investment odds in your favor.  Jeremy Schwartz, Director of Research at WisdomTree, goes in-depth on global stock valuations and highlights several WisdomTree ETFs.

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What Makes ETFs Tax Efficient?

The following was authored by Paige Corbin, Capital Markets Associate with WisdomTree. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have many benefits that have caused them to expand in terms of assets and offerings over the past decade. In the United States alone, the ETF industry has grown to over $2.7 trillion in assets.1 Not only are ETFs typically low cost and extremely transparent, a key characteristic and an attractive feature is their tax efficiency. Capital Gains Let’s start from the beginning. Capital gains taxes can occur in two ways. The first is on an individual level, when one sells an ETF or a mutual

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