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Sep 09, 2019 Research Alliance What China’s Currency Manipulator Label May Mean for Emerging Markets—Parametric

Now that the Treasury Department has labeled China a currency manipulator, are other emerging market countries in the crosshairs?

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Sep 09, 2019 Research Alliance State Owned Enterprises: The Principal-Agent Problem—WisdomTree

We were far from the first to identify the negative impact of the state-ownership structure on shareholders.

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Sep 06, 2019 Research Alliance What Do Declining Mortgage Rates Mean for Refinancing Activity?—Eaton Vance

The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has fallen to 3.73% from 4.51% at the start of the year. This has led to an uptick in mortgage refinancings and an even bigger increase in refi-related news coverage. Will 2019 be like 2003? Read the latest Advisory Blog post on this topic and find out.

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Sep 06, 2019 Research Alliance So You’re Worried About a Recession: Three Ways to Protect Your Portfolio—Parametric Portfolio Associates

An inverted yield curve. A trade war. Slowing job growth. Some say recession warning signs are flashing. What can investors do to prepare?

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Sep 06, 2019 Research Alliance Why We’re Bullish on Cloud Computing—WisdomTree

Cloud adoption is taking place across the broader economy, and we believe investors may want to make the “shift to cloud” in their portfolios.

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Sep 05, 2019 Research Alliance High Loan Yields Signal a Buying Opportunity—Eaton Vance

Loans are currently the highest-yielding major credit asset class – eclipsing both emerging-markets debt and high-yield bonds. Is today an attractive entry point for investing in loans? Our latest whitepaper can provide some insight.

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Sep 05, 2019 Research Alliance Transforming How We Work—Artisan Partners

Here, the team discusses compelling opportunities it is finding among companies finding ways to transform how we work.

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Sep 05, 2019 Research Alliance Finding Sustainable Growth in Financial Exchanges—Artisan Partners

Artisan Partners Global Equity Team discusses the sustainable growth opportunities it's finding in the consolidated global financial exchanges industry.

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Sep 04, 2019 Research Alliance Industrial Process Innovation—Artisan Partners

Currently, the team has identified a number of compelling secular trends that it believes are catalysts for profit acceleration and that will drive growth for some time to come. In this article, the team discusses one of those trends—industrial process innovation.

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Sep 03, 2019 Research Alliance Measuring Value on Draft Day—WisdomTree

Matt Wagner uses the fantasy football metaphor to make the case for our rules-based ETF, the WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Fund.

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