Tag Archives: Alternative Investments

Alternative Invesments Zig When the Stock Market Zags

Managed Futures Article Journal of Financial Planning  A Case for Adding Managed Futures: “Alternative investments typically have a low correlation with stocks and bonds.  As we saw with managed futures, they have a negative correlation with equities and a low … Continue reading

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Alternative Investments & Bad Information

“The internet provides an abundance of misinformation from people who think they know about alternative investments.” Page 44 ,“Understanding Alternative Investments” by Stephen Todd Walker

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How Tweet It Is: The Twitter IPO

Long before many individuals even knew how to Tweet, I started following Twitter as a private company.  In my first book, Wave Theory for Alternative Investments which was published by McGraw-Hill in 2010, I highlighted just 5 private companies one … Continue reading

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Gold: Over the Long Haul

“Over very long periods, gold might not be a great investment.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments   Pg 306 – Chapter 12

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Risk with Commodities

“An investor can lose a lot of money in very short duration with commodities if he or she buys too high.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments   Pg 287 – Chapter 12

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Global Gold: Changing Policies

“The United States and every other country in the world has had varying policies on gold that have changed over time.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments   Pg 294 Chapter 12  

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Gold and Government Intervention

“Alternatives (all of them) are vulnerable to government intervention, even in the United States. ” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments  Pg 294 Chapter 12

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Gold Deposits

“The largest deposits of gold (both those of the U.S. and foreign governments) are stored at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  The bank oversees deposits from approximately 60 nations.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments  Pg 296 – Chapter … Continue reading

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Countries Collecting Gold

“Countries-whether large or small, developed or emerging, affluent or impoverished-all amass gold.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments  Pg 296 – Chapter 12

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Gold: The Government and Commodities

“Investing in commodities can be like a lab experiment in which every action leads to another.  One needs to observe government action(s) when buying or selling commodities.  Most important: expect the unexpected.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments   Pg 295 – … Continue reading

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