My latest post for Alpha Baskets is posted and includes the following;
This topic is always interesting to ponder and fun to write about. As I have said many times before my introduction to the idea that allocations can go beyond 70/60/50 equity, the rest in fixed income goes back to the 90’s when I first read about Jack Meyer who was running the Harvard Management Company, the endowment, and he was talking about timberland as an alternative investment. This has long influenced how I manage portfolios, dynamically increasing or decreasing to alternatives or as I have called them before, diversifiers, based on where I thought we were in the market cycle.
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