Salient to Investors:
Rich investors make portfolio decisions typically that are better-informed and with sufficient diversification to ride out rough markets.
Blending a small amount of exotic holdings with traditional core holdings of stocks, bonds and cash lowers overall volatility.
King Lip at Baker Ave says capital preservation is the key – stay diversified, protect the downside.
Long-short equity funds carry measurably less risk than the market overall.
Jeff Layman at BKD Wealth Advisors says managed futures funds do best when there’s a persistent market trend in either direction, do worst when in a range-bound market or one with a quick, sharp move.
Read the full article at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-the-99-can-invest-like-the-1-2012-09-21