Food Fight: The Immediacy and Opportunity in Agriculture Investing
The agriculture sector’s importance is difficult to overstate. Agriculture impacts structurally embedded hunger, social equality and income distribution, while economically, the sector directly shapes global trade and governmental policy and long-term environmental sustainability.
Income Alternatives in a Rising Rate Environment
With many major market forces still to be determined, it is likely that 2022 will be characterized by transitions. One such transition, a rising rate environment, has historically resulted in the underperformance of traditional fixed income. As rates increase, fixed income exposures typically fall short, leaving investors with the need to reevaluate and consider alternative solutions to enhance their current allocations. Emerging markets debt, investment grade floating rate notes and business development companies (BDCs) may provide investors with alternative yield options while also offering liquidity, credit and quality.
Coinbase Listing Signals Digital Assets Maturity
Just over a decade ago, digital assets were a theoretical concept, announced to the world through an anonymous white paper. Today, Coinbase, a digital asset exchange, is trading on the Nasdaq exchange. Coinbase’s recent direct listing represents a watershed moment for the digital assets industry. Learn more about what Coinbase’s listing means for the growth of the digital assets ecosystem.
The Inflation Trade Anew
As the inflation discussion continues to gather momentum, please join guest speakers VanEck Portfolio Managers Shawn Reynolds and Roland Morris, Deputy Portfolio Manager Charles Cameron, and sector specialists Veronica Zhang from VanEck’s natural resource equity and commodity strategies.
It seems like it’s been awhile since there’s been such a strong alignment in commodities and natural resources, from tailwinds associated with the global recovery to strong fundamentals, valuations and growth prospects across industries at a company level. The VanEck team will guide you through an in-depth look at the latest trends, their implications and potential opportunities with an overview on our diverse solutions available to access this space.
How the Esports Industry Continues to Evolve
Esports has taken hold around the world as more people are turning to interactive gaming as a form of entertainment, resulting in ballooning cash prizes and front-page news coverage.
China’s Economic Growth: Stronger Exports Support Recovery
Understand where China’s economy is in its growth cycle with these two key charts.
Investment Outlook: China First to Face Wave of Uncertainty
We are monitoring two separate coronavirus scenarios, one in China and on in the U.S., in terms of when the health impact peaks and the extent of the economic slowdown. Against this backdrop, we highlight several actionable ideas.