Friday, October 7, 2011

WSJ on Managed Futures & Diversification

Managed futures are growing as an alternative investment strategy -- and here is a WSJ article on managed futures.

"Managed futures made a name for themselves in 2008, notching a solid gain as the stock market took a sickening tumble. ...

What buyers of managed-futures funds can expect is an investment that provides diversification for a portfolio because it doesn't move in lockstep with stocks. What they shouldn't expect is that a managed-futures fund will necessarily cushion any losses from stock investments as well as those partnerships did three years ago." 

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