An Alt Alt Index
The Alt-Alt Index is “not“ designed to represent the returns of any single manager - this would be better done through a peer group analysis if ...
Unlike other traditional and alternative assets, there is no well developed reporting for funds in the Alt-Alt space, so, relative to indices in other alternative asset classes, a substantial amount of effort needs to be devoted to identify managers in the space.
Why the rarest of cars will continue to attract the interest
Collector cars are not like commodities as each one has a definitive value, rarity and condition and therefore difficult to average or generalise values
In the late eighties, exotics like Ferraris saw some incredible prices, then bottomed out. This was mainly due to speculators, not true collectors.
Trading species for conservation
"It may sound strange, even counterintuitive, but the solution to the loss of biodiversity may actually lie in the very same markets that appear to be causing the problem."
"Mitigation Banking makes it possible for real estate developers to turn biodiversity into an asset instead of a liability - which ultimately makes it possible to preserve that biodiversity across the United States."