June 10, 2015

The 2008 financial crisis marked a turning point in the perception of alternative investments and brought about explosive growth in a new asset class broadly characterized as “Liquid Alternatives”. In the aftermath of the crisis, investors suddenly demanded with more fervor alternative investments that were liquid, but could also provide the benefits of diversification through non-correlated investments. As a result, the rise of Liquid Alternative mutual funds and ETFs are democratizing some of the strategies pursued by the largest and most sophisticated institutional investors.

Reality Shares’ Assistant Portfolio Manager Naim Abdullah examined the pros and cons of Liquid Alternatives. Read it on SeekingAlpha.com.

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