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ASQUARE's first anniversary special - Part I

Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Sources of returns that are uncorrelated to the broader financial markets - especially in times of financial distress and when “normally” non-correlating asset classes converge.

A SQUARE :: 16Jan08 ASQUARE's first anniversary special - Part I
Category Alternatives
Author Sona Blessing
If the source of risk rests “outside” the domain of “main stream financial markets” - then this risk should be “insulated” from the vagaries of the market - as it has “nothing” to do with the market.
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