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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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Gold: Going Against the Tide

“Going against the tide is dangerous and foolish.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments  Page 323 – Chapter 13  

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Commodities and Government Action

“One needs to observe government action(s) when buying or selling commodities.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments   Pg 295 – Chapter 12

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Commodities and Performance

“Performance, like many other alternatives, depends on which commodity one selects and when one chooses that particular commodity to invest or add to a portfolio.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments   Pg 287 – Chapter 12  

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Commodities and Waves Have Longevity

“Commodities have moved in waves for the last century.” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments  Pg 240 – Chapter 11

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Politics and Commodities

“Ramifications caused by a government’s political moves can adversely affect a commodity that an investor owns, or even those targeting an unrelated commodity. ” Wave Theory for Alternative Investments  Pg 294 Chapter 12

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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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Investing in Alternative Investments

“Navigating alternatives is not easy and requires a skill set similar to that of a world-class surfer riding waves in the ocean.”   Wave Theory for Alternative Investments, Page 29

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Hurricanes and Financial Storms- Regular Occurences

Financial storms are nothing new. For hundreds of years, there have been recessions and depressions throughout the world. From 1901 until 2009, there have been 23 depressions, recessions, negative events, and/or market turmoil in the United States. During this same … Continue reading

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Venture Back

When I finished writing about venture capital for Wave Theory for Alternatives, it was at the bottom of the market after the Great Recession. Few (if any) companies were getting funded. Located on page 133 in Venture Capital Market Dynamics, … Continue reading

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