ETF Spotlight: February 2012

Published on by on February 3, 2012

Each month, we highlight an ETF flying under the radar of most investors that offers exposure to a unique asset class or investment strategies. This month, we take a closer look at an intriguing actively-managed ETF. The WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (WDTI) is an appealing instrument that is designed to generate positive returns in rising or falling markets.

Although equity markets have regained their footing in the new year, many investors are still scrambling to find uncorrelated sources of return amidst the persistently uncertain economic backdrop. However, with correlation levels between domestic and international asset classes near all-time highs, this has been no easy challenge even for seasoned veterans. Managed futures is an intriguing strategy, formerly reserved for sophisticated investors and hedge funds, that has caught the eye of many looking to diversify their portfolios beyond traditional “plain vanilla” holdings. The WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund may be an appealing option for investors who wish to enhance risk-adjusted portfolio returns with a one-of-a-kind product that taps into a potentially lucrative investment strategy.

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