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Alternative investments are exotic assets that can diversify your portfolio — here are the five major kinds and everything you should know about them

Alternative investments are financial assets other than the traditional, publicly traded ones (stocks, bonds, and cash). The most common types of alternative investments include real estate, collectibles, commodities, private equity, and derivatives. Alternative investments offer portfolio diversification and a counterbalance to stocks, but they often are illiquid, unregulated, and not […]
Alternative investments are exotic assets that can diversify your portfolio — here are the five major kinds and everything you should know about them
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Private-market investment is a hot topic at Davos. A wealth expert broke down the opportunity for us, which he says is a cheap alternative to stocks and bonds.

Rich Nuzum, president of Mercer’s wealth business, thinks it’s time for investors to boost their exposure to private markets. He bolsters his thesis by juxtaposing today’s public and private market valuations against historical norms. Nuzum says “there’s no real limit to private market investing.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Private-market investment is a hot topic at Davos. A wealth expert broke down the opportunity for us, which he says is a cheap alternative to stocks and bonds.
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$20 billion alternative investor shares his favourite long-term themes

Rishi Kapoor is the CEO of Investcorp, a Bahrain-based alternative investment firm with over $US20 billion under management and a long-term investment outlook. In US real estate, Kapoor likes warehouses and distribution centres in urban hubs that will support the massive shift to e-commerce. Kapoor also like multi-family residential in […]
$20 billion alternative investor shares his favourite long-term themes