Monday, July 4, 2011

Article on Portfolio Optimization & Alternative Assets

Here's an article one of our contributors wrote on asset allocation, alternative investments, and ETFs.

The benefits of portfolio optimization and Modern Portfolio Theory are well-documented. In this article, we review a well-balanced portfolio and several low-fee ETFs that can be used to implement the asset mix.

Of particular interest, the portfolio mix includes an ETF allocation specializing in an “alternative investment” strategy. Alternative investment strategies such as “managed futures” are gaining in popularity because they offer increased diversification benefits – due to lower correlations – versus traditional assets such as stocks and bonds.

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