Everything you need to know about alternative investments

An estimated 80 percent of young investors are allocating more of their portfolios to investments that fall outside of the classic categories

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Alternative investments can help diversify your portfolio, but they have their own risks
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Alternative investments are gaining traction. An estimated 80 percent of young investors are allocating more of their portfolios to investments that fall outside of the more classic categories like stocks and bonds, a study from Bank of America in October 2022 found.

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