Alternative Investments: For Beta, Not Alpha

Fergus Hodgson, May 20, 2019 rss iTunes SoundCloud-logo Bitchute


Plenty of misunderstanding remains regarding what alternative-asset classes are and how investors should incorporate them into their portfolios.

Bill Kelly, CEO of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA), warns that those who see private equity, hedge funds, or precious metals as absolute investment vehicles are in for a disappointment.

Rather than achieving alpha, Kelly argues that alternative investments help diversify risks and limit exposure to market turns.

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Alternative investments are about not putting all your eggs in the same basket. (401(K) 2012)

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