📚 Alt. Investment Term of the Week: Alternative Investments


  • Community Manager

    Alternative Investments:

    Definition:
    A financial asset that does not fall into one of the conventional investment categories (conventional categories include stocks, bonds, and cash) (Investopedia)

    Types (non-exhaustive, do add on to the list!):

    • Real estate derivatives (directly owned property, real estate limited partnerships, real estate development corporations, REITs)
    • P2P Lending / P2P Investing / Peer-to-peer Lending / Debt Crowdfunding
    • Equity Crowdfunding
    • Private equity
    • Cryptocurrency
    • Commodities e.g. Gold, Silver, Oil
    • Property / Real Estate / Property Crowdfunding
    • Derivatives contracts
    • Global Macro Funds
    • Long Short Funds
    • Fine Art
    • Whisky
    • Intellectual property
    • Annuities
    • Tax credits
    • Tax lien certificates
    • Watches

    Check out (and respond to!) this poll to see which types others in the community have invested in!


    Disclaimer: Nothing in this article should be construed as, constitute, or form a recommendation, financial advice, or an offer from CrowdFund Talks. We are not to be held accountable for any losses on any investments made by readers. The content and materials made available are for informational purposes only.



  • Watches maybe?


  • Community Manager

    @ng-seng-he Ah yes, how could that be left out! Thanks for pointing that out :)


 

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