If you are working with high-net-worth clients, it’s likely that at some point you will be asked to offer guidance about alternative investments. Whether it’s a hedge fund, real estate or a racehorse, it’s important for advisers to know not only the upside potential of such activity, but also the particular risks and vulnerabilities.

Some investments are harder to advise on than others — think of rare coins and art — but if you can, you distinguish yourself.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All On Wall Street content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access