An Introduction to Alternative Investments-Part II

Alternative investments

Part II – Is the 60/20/20 Portfolio the New 60/40 Portfolio?

Understanding the Types of Alternative Asset Classes

The universe of alternative investments is constantly expanding, with choices ranging from private equity funds to real estate to hedge funds, employing complex hedging strategies using options, derivatives, and futures contracts. Here are some of the more popular alternative investments used by investors in an attempt to enhance returns, minimize volatility, or do both.

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