Real Asset Adviser: “Going for the Backbone”

Real Asset Adviser: “Going for the Backbone”

June 2014

Investors like how infrastructure combines Agrowth with bond-like cash

Allternative investments have been around for almost as long as investors have been investing in stocks and bonds. They were originally marketed to those with a high tolerance for risk and the ability to absorb large losses — these were not investments for wealth preservation or a retirement portfolio. In recent years, however, the term “alternative” has evolved to simply mean anything besides stocks and bonds. Some alternatives, such as real estate, are now considered a mainstream investment. Others are getting close.