SHORT & LEVERAGED ETP CENTRE
The WisdomTree Short & Leveraged (S&L) family of exchange traded products (ETPs) is one of the most comprehensive, innovative ranges of specialist S&L ETPs in the world. Our extensive Short & Leveraged platform offers a range of fully collateralised ETPs which are available in leverage factors between -5x and +5x.
Through these award-winning products, investors can access a broad range of Equities, Commodities, Fixed Income, Alternatives and Currency strategies, meaning they can look to magnify returns on a daily basis through positive or inverse leverage, take a hedging position efficiently, and access alternative or unique strategies.
This specialised branch of ETPs, like other investment products offering short and leveraged exposure, requires a certain level of understanding and due diligence. In this centre, WisdomTree aims to provide an informative reference point for investors seeking to educate themselves about the opportunities and the risks presented by short and leveraged ETPs.
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Oil poised for a rebound as OPEC+ pre-meetings consolidate case for continued tightness12 Jun 2019
Ahead of the June 25/26th OPEC+ meetings, Saudi Arabia and Russia have discussed the case for extending current supply curbs. An agreement between these oil super-powers usually sets the tone for the wider group. Oil’s lacklustre performance in recent weeks could be reversed if indeed the oil cartel can maintain the current supply-deficit.
US & European stock markets rise on hopes of Fed rate cut11 Jun 2019
The first week of June got off to a strong start as stocks were bolstered by expectations that the Fed would cut short term interest rates this year. The S&P 500’s performance marked the best week of the year and the index is currently 3% short of its all-time high. Meanwhile, European stock markets such as Germany’s DAX and Italy’s FTSE MIB gained almost 3%; while the STOXX Europe 600 Index and UK’S FTSE 100 rose more than 2%.
Tanking oil prices belie geopolitical risks05 Jun 2019
Brent oil fell more than 12% last week, reacting to trade-protection related fears. The market appears to have ignored the fact that oil supply is still very tight and risks tightening further. The Saudi Arabian-led emergency security meeting over the weekend should be raising the geopolitical premium in oil, yet with the headlines being supressed to back-pages, the precarious situation in the Middle East appears to be flying under the radar. Oil could stage a substantial rebound in the near future.
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SHORT & LEVERAGED ETP SMART FAQ
GUIDE TO SHORT & LEVERAGED ETPS
S&L ETP MONTHLY FLOW
SHORT & LEVERAGED ETP SIMULATOR
Short & Leveraged Exchange-Traded Products are only intended for investors who understand the risks involved in investing in a product with short and/or leveraged exposure and who intend to invest on a short-term basis. Any investment in short and/or leveraged products should be monitored on a regular basis (as frequently as daily) to ensure consistency with your investment strategy. You should understand that investments in short and/or leveraged exchange-traded products held for a period of longer than one day may not provide returns equivalent to the return from the relevant unleveraged investment multiplied by the relevant leverage factor. Potential losses in short and/or leveraged exchange-traded products may be magnified in comparison to investments that do not incorporate these strategies. Please refer to the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the relevant prospectus for further details of these and other risks associated with an investment in short and/or leveraged exchange-traded products. You should consult an independent investment adviser prior to making an investment in short and/or leveraged exchange-traded products in order to determine suitability to your circumstances.