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Alternative Investments for the Real World
By Advisor Perspectives
Wealth Management, Asset Management, Financial Services
My last four blogs have defined alternative investments, explained why I believe investors should consider them, discussed performance expectations and outlined how to deploy alternatives in a portfolio. In this final installment of my series, I will apply these lessons to the current volatile market environment and discuss which alternatives may be able to help in various scenarios.
Below, I’ve listed several common investor portfolio objectives. While there are no guarantees that performance will meet expectations, each objective is paired with an alternative strategy that may help investors meet specific goals.
Objective: Boost performance in low-return, more volatile equity environments
Consider: Alternative asset and global macro funds
Read more at Advisor Perspectives.
Photo: Moyan Brenn