tags archives: alternative-investments

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An ‘Alternative’ to Traditional Stocks and Bond Investing

  • Written by David
  • December 3, 2013 at 6:54 pm
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Welcome to our primer on alternative investments. As traditional assets, stocks and bonds, become more overvalued one needs to explore ‘alternative’ investment solutions. At Gratke Wealth, we have been using alternative investments for over the past decade and longer. Why use Alternatives in a portfolio? Historical net result, higher returns, lower risk-portfolio fluctuation/standard deviation. The [...]

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Forecast 2013: Unsustainability and Transition

  • Written by David
  • January 15, 2013 at 7:23 pm
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Greetings to all in the New Year. As a regular reader of John Mauldin, author of  Endgame, The End of the Debt Supercycle and How It Changes Everything, I find his ‘Forecast 2013′ paper a ‘must read’. This paper is as close to a 2013 ‘prediction’ that I could offer, and much much more! Topics covered [...]

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Escaping Higher Bond Rates

  • Written by David
  • April 23, 2012 at 7:23 pm
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Today my article titled ‘Escaping Higher Bond Rates‘ was featured on a number of national websites to include Morningstar.com, The Online Investor, National Real Estate Investor and several others. In this article I touch upon numerous issues regarding the bond market and investing in bonds during a rising interest rate environment to include: 25-Year Historic [...]

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A View on Alternative Investments

  • Written by David
  • November 9, 2011 at 9:01 pm
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Bloomberg News interviews John Mauldin, author of Endgame (which I discuss and review here) regarding use of alternative investments during bear market cycles which we are in. To launch the video, click here. From Bloomberg: Nov. 8 (Bloomberg) — John Mauldin, president of Millennium Wave Investments LLC, talks about the outlook for equities and his [...]

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What is an ‘Alternative’ Investment?

  • Written by David
  • October 25, 2011 at 10:47 pm
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This short 5:44 video discusses what an alternative investment is, and how they can be used to increase returns and reduce risk during certain market environments. ‘What’s the Alternative?’ by Altegris Investments. Click here to launch video. Source: Altegris Investments.

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