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.

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