Using alternative investments, beyond the usual stalwarts of stocks and bonds, is a good way to diversify. Not foolproof, mind you. They can disappoint you big-time. Here’s a guide to figure out their pros and cons.
Overinflated, bubble, imminent crash: Not words you want to hear when your money’s mostly in Wall Street stocks and bonds. If you look to diversify without sacrificing returns, the good news is that you literally do have alternatives.