A Risk On ETF for a Risk Off World

GUNR, which features emerging markets Malaysia, South Africa and China among its top country weights, provides the obvious benefits of an inflation hedge and international exposure. The U.S. government shutdown could present investors with an opportunity to increase exposure to GUNR.

“Members of Congress can’t play nice with each other,” said Thomas. “The disruption in Congress could provide an opportunity to increase strategic asset allocation.”

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