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“Big Money” Invests in Alternatives. Do You?



Market risk is a normal part of investing. But that doesn’t make volatility any less nerve-wracking, as the last few months have reminded us. And it certainly doesn’t lessen its potential impact on portfolios. In fact, the extent of volatility’s potential effect on a portfolio may surprise…

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What do My Relatives and PIMCO Have to do with the Future of the Defined Contribution Market?



My relatives recently asked me what they should do with their fixed income allocation now that Bill Gross left PIMCO. My answer was simple: find fixed income funds that minimize sequencing risk. You probably want to stop reading at this point, but please let me finish the story. I suggested to my…

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