Many promising alternative investments exist, but you never know what you'll get

September 2008
Employee Benefit News;Sep2008, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p76
The article focuses on alternative investments. These include hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and commodities. These investments have become more attractive, with the S&P 500 down by about 15% year-to-date. Although alternatives have been blamed for the credit contraction that affected the overall economy, some investments have become successful. INSET: A word from our (plan) sponsor.


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