Alternative Investments are investments other than mainstream equities and bonds. New capabilities sometimes referred to as “alternatives” include hedge funds, private equity, infrastructure, gold and commodities.
Real estate is also sometimes described as an alternative.
Alternatives may be asset classes in their own right (e.g. gold) or may be new strategies for investing in established asset classes (e.g. hedge funds).
If you want to start investing with SSL but don’t have the time to monitor the market or to conduct the trades yourself then you can choose one of SSL’s managed Financial Planning products. We offer a variety of products for every type of investor and if you are interested in managing online trades yourself and having complete control over your investment portfolio then you can try SSL’s Brokerage account.