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11.S: Summary

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    Congratulations ‒ You Have Finished Chapter 11 ‒ Portfolio Diversification and Asset Allocation

    You have reached the end of chapter 11, Portfolio Diversification and Asset Allocation. In this chapter and the chapter 11 Canvas module, class website, and Introduction to Investments Discussion Forum, you have:

    You should now be able to:

    Congratulations, The Course Is Over!

    Well, not quite. We have covered the most important investment alternatives for the vast majority of investors. However, we still have a few odds and ends to take care of. We will spend a little time studying options, futures, buying on margin, and shorting … if only to learn that we should stay far away from these exotic and dangerous speculative strategies. We will also spend some time with some miscellaneous topics in investing including a brief overview of real estate, precious metals and other hard assets, brokerage firms, and the various types of investment accounts. We will even take a quick look at kleptocurrencies, ooops!, my apologies, I meant cryptocurrencies and NFTs. We end by highlighting Starting a Business: the Ultimate Investment!

    This page titled 11.S: Summary is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Frank Paiano.