Advisers Embrace Alternative Investments
by Carly Schulaka
According to findings from FPA's 2011 Alternative Investments study, the vast majority (91 percent) of advisers surveyed are using alternative investments. FPA's research findings reveal how and why alternatives are being used.
Considering Commodities: Benefits and Traps
by Amy E. Buttell
Although including exposure to commodities can potentially benefit client portfolios, it can also hold many traps for the unwary.
Can REITs Sustain Double-Digit Returns?
by Ralph Block
How have equity REITs been able to post such an outstanding track record? What are the some risks investors and advisers need to be aware of, and what is the total investors can expect to earn over the next few years?
Options: Too Risky or Tools to Hedge Risk?
by Michael A. Cavanaugh
Explore some reasons why options carry a perception of risk, and how options can be used to hedge risk, letting you decide if options are tools to hedge risk or devices that create unwanted risk.
Alternative Investments: Adviser Strategy and Use
White paper developed by the FPA Research Center
Complete findings from the 2011 FPA Alternative Investments study.