Alternative Investments 101

Alternatives

Liquid alternatives can play a valuable role in hedging equity market risk in a portfolio. For those new to alternatives, it’s important to remember that alternatives include stocks, bond and currencies, but are structured to serve as return seekers or risk managers in your portfolio. Return seekers include private equity and global infrastructure, while risk managers include long/short equity and managed futures. Adding a blend of return seekers and risk managers to a traditional stock and bond portfolio may offer a better balance of risk and return.

Alternative Investments 101

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