Alternative Investments Zig When the Stock Market Zags

A Case for Adding Managed Futures:

“Alternative investments typically have a low correlation with stocks and bonds.  As we saw with managed futures, they have a negative correlation with equities and a low correlation with global bonds.”  Page 18.  Understanding Alternative Investments

Attached is an article that I wrote for the Journal of Financial Planning on managed futures and how they might be used to protect a portfolio during market declines.