The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You'll Ever Need: The Good, the Flawed, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You'll Ever Need: The Good, the Flawed, the Bad, and the Ugly

Larry E. Swedroe, Jared Kizer


The rewards of conscientiously selected substitute investments should be nice. yet many traders don’t be aware of adequate approximately unusual investments to make clever offerings.   as a result, monetary advisers Larry Swedroe and Jared Kizer designed this publication to deliver traders in control at the twenty most well liked replacement investments:

genuine property, Inflation-protected securities, Commodities, foreign equities, fastened annuities, Stable-value cash, High-yield (junk) bonds, deepest fairness (venture capital), coated calls, Socially accountable mutual cash, worthy metals equities, hottest shares, Convertible bonds, rising marketplace bonds, Hedge money, Leveraged buyouts, Variable annuities, Equity-indexed annuities, based funding items, Leveraged money  

The authors describe how the investments paintings, the professionals and cons of every, which to contemplate, which to prevent, and the way to start. Swedroe and Kizer overview each one funding when it comes to:

  • Expected returns
  • Volatility
  • Distribution of returns
  • Diversification potential
  • Fees
  • Trading and working expenses
  • Liquidity
  • Tax efficiency
  • Account location
  • Role in an asset-allocation program 

Any investor who's contemplating or simply inquisitive about funding possibilities outdoors the normal international of shares, bonds, and financial institution certificate of deposit will be well-advised to learn this book.

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