ETF Research and Analysis

by Patricia Oey
Suitability
An emerging-markets small-cap fund like WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend DGS can be used to tap into growth trends in the developing world. Generally speaking, the prospects of smaller firms tend to be more   Read more 

Bull Case

Small-cap firms tend to have good exposure to domestic growth trends.
Emerging-markets small-cap funds are generally not more volatile than their large-cap fund peers.
Long-term growth drivers for many companies in this fund include infrastructure spending and a rising middle class. Read more 

Bear Case

Emerging-markets equities can be volatile during periods of high uncertainty in global markets.
Record-low interest rates in the developed world have helped drive strong investment flows into emerging markets. A sudden outflow may result in short-term volatility in emerging-markets currencies and asset prices. Read more 

A Small-Cap Dividend ETF With a Value Tilt 
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