This month ETFGI, a wholly independent research and consultancy firm founded Deborah Fuhr, has made headlines with their data showing that global ETP assets will soon surpass the assets held in hedge funds. It is important to note that this inflection point coincides with record assets under management for WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF). Today, close to 60% of WisdomTree’s assets are currency hedged products that were modeled off of established hedge fund trades. What other hedge fund trades are now available through an ETF, and what else could be done in the future?
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