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Beginning Investing by Danielle L. Schultz

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CHAPTER13

Choosing Alternative Investments

In This Chapter

  • Understanding the market for alternative investments
  • Investing in collectibles
  • Investing in gold, precious metals, and gems
  • Investing in natural resources and commodities
  • Investing in REITs and MLPs

Investing in alternative investments can produce another source of potential wealth whose market and value can operate far differently from more usual investments like stocks, mutual funds, and bonds. However, there are complexities and considerations unique to these investments that you should be aware of before committing significant wealth to any investments in this category.

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