Why You Should Consider Alternative Investments written by Kevin McNab and published in ColoradoBiz Magazine explores the world of alternative investments for the average investor. Although there are advantages, an investor must understand the underlying investment and the tax consequences before adding to a portfolio.
In Mebane T. Faber’s 2009 book, The Ivy Portfolio, he starts with, “16.62 percent. That figure is the annualized return the Yale University endowment has returned per year between 1985 and 2008. To put that number into perspective, the S&P 500 Index returned 11.98 percent a year over the same time period in one of the greatest bull markets in U.S. history.”
So how did Yale University achieve this? Using alternative investments! Now that I have your attention, do alternative investments have a place in your portfolio?…READ MORE!