Is the Proper Investment Asset Allocation Rule Outdated?

The standard rule – of a portfolio ratio of 60 percent stocks and 40 percent bonds – undoubtedly served investors well for a long time. The once golden rule was based on the concept that stocks carry the likelihood of substantial medium- to long-term gains whereas bonds provide a safety net of reliable, if lower, […]

Why Are Alternative Investments Gaining Popularity?

Alternative investments are gaining popularity with more investors adding them to their portfolio or increasing their existing allotment. There are several reasons why alternative investments are enjoying high levels of popularity right now: diversification; avoiding market volatility and the current high cost of equities; not wanting to be limited to publicly traded stocks; frustration with […]

Investment Demand is Driving Increased Interest in Alternative Assets

For some time now, alternative assets have been increasing their share of the investment market, gaining nine percent of market share between 2017 and 2019, driven then, as now, partly by investors seeking better yields.  Hedge funds have remained buoyant and look poised to play an integral part in the economic recovery. Additionally, many sectors […]

4 Ways Global Change Will Create Opportunity for Real Estate Investment

The pandemic has been a catalyst for global change, rapidly accelerating some underlying trends that were already in evidence – even before 2020. It is reasonable to assume that we may never return to the way things were in 2019, but how will the ‘new normal’ affect real estate investment and what opportunities can investors […]