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Model Portfolio Presents Credible Emerging Markets Opportunity

Broadly speaking, emerging markets equities are flailing again this year as the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is lower by two-thirds of a percent.

However, there remain pockets of opportunities in developing economies. Advisors can leverage those opportunities with WisdomTree’s Emerging Markets Multi-Factor Portfolio.

“This model portfolio is designed for investors with a long-term horizon looking for exposure to a broad universe of Emerging Market equities primarily using factor focused ETFs,” according to WisdomTree. “The selected ETFs provide certain factor tilts that have the potential to generate excess return relative to comparable cap-weighted benchmarks over longer-term holding periods. The strategies may use both WisdomTree and non-WisdomTree ETFs.”

Emerging markets equities could be back in vogue if there’s regime change here in the U.S. come November and that could be a positive for some of the funds featured in the Emerging Markets Multi-Factor Portfolio.

Revisiting Emerging Markets

Morgan Stanley strategists are looking

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The Black In Fashion Council & Fred Segal Teamed Up To Support Emerging Designers

In June, Teen Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Lindsay Peoples Wagner and founder of Sandrine Charles Consulting Sandrine Charles, created the Black In Fashion Council, an organization designed to hold the fashion industry accountable for the commitments they made earlier in the year in regard to diversifying their workplaces and uplifting Black talent. On Thursday, the organization announced a partnership with Los Angeles retailer Fred Segal to further amplify its mission. As part of the partnership, the Black In Fashion Council and Fred Segal launched the Season Zero design contest, which gives early-stage designers the opportunity to acquire not only funding to build their brands, but also mentorship from both BIFC and Fred Segal and retail space at Fred Segal’s West Hollywood flagship store. In the press release, Charles said, “Fred Segal was one of the first brands to not only join the Black in Fashion Council, but also pinpoint areas of

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