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 replacement investments will be nice. yet many traders don’t recognize adequate approximately unusual investments to make clever offerings.   hence, monetary advisers Larry Swedroe and Jared Kizer designed this ebook to convey traders up to the mark at the twenty preferred substitute investments:

genuine property, Inflation-protected securities, Commodities, foreign equities, fastened annuities, Stable-value money, High-yield (junk) bonds, deepest fairness (venture capital), lined calls, Socially dependable mutual cash, invaluable metals equities, most well-liked shares, Convertible bonds, rising industry bonds, Hedge money, Leveraged buyouts, Variable annuities, Equity-indexed annuities, dependent funding items, Leveraged cash  

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 review each one funding by way of:

  • 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 focused on funding possibilities outdoors the conventional global of shares, bonds, and financial institution certificate of deposit will be well-advised to learn this book.

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