Investigating Alternative Investments

Stolz, Richard F.
September 2011
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2011, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p22
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the value of alternative investments in boosting the confidence of financial planners when conducting specialized investment services in terms of opportunities and strategies. It notes that certified financial advisor Jeffery Nauta has said that many advisors recommended things that they did not understand which often end up in failures. It details the basics offered by associate director Keith Black including the use of financial leverage, short selling, use of derivatives, and illiquidity.


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