Using Alternative and Non-Traditional Investments to Allocate Your Assets in an Uncertain World


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Using Alternative and Non-Traditional Investments to Allocate Your Assets in an Uncertain World

by Bob Froehlich (Author)



ISBN: 9780470944998


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Why alternative and non-traditional investments are no longer just for the wealthy There was a time when asset allocation was simply about diversification. Today, asset allocation is about both preserving wealth and growing returns regardless of market conditions. They're also a must-have for investors large and small.

ANTs describes why to incorporate alternative and non-traditional investments into portfolios and details how to easily do it.


ISBN 470944994
ISBN13 9780470944998
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Format Hardback
Publication date 05/04/2011
Pages 222
Weight (grammes) 366
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 222
Width (mm) 145

Introduction. The Butterfly Effect. In This Book. It's the Little Things.
Chapter 1
The 90 Percent Factor: Why Asset Allocation Matters.
Part One ANTs Come in a Variety of Shapes and Sizes: Eight ANT Asset Classes.
Chapter 2
If You Build It, They Will Come: Investing in Commodities.
Chapter 3
Money Makes the World Go Round: How to Trade Currencies.
Chapter 4
Get Real: Investing in Real Estate.
Chapter 5
The Bridge to Everywhere: Investing in Infrastructure.
Chapter 6
Follow the Bouncing Ball: Using Interest Rate Hedge to Offset Monetary Policy Risk.
Chapter 7
Up, Up, and Away: Using Inflation Hedge to Protect Your Portfolio.
Chapter 8
"Derivatives" Isn't a Dirty Word: Using Derivatives to Reduce Risk.
Chapter 9
Garage Sale Anyone? Investing in Collectibles.
Part Two Advice for ANTs.
Chapter 10
ANTs Go Marching Two by Two: Hiring a Financial Adviser.
Chapter 11
The Axis of Evil: Avoiding the Three Most Common Mistakes.
Chapter 12
ANT Attack: Developing Your ANTs Portfolio.
ANTSpeak: A Unique Glossary of Alternative and Non-Traditional Investment Terms (Opinions Included). Acknowledgments. About the Author. Other Investment Books by Dr. Bob Froehlich. How to Follow Dr. Bob: Weekly Market Commentary. Index.