13.11.2012 - Currency investing can add alpha to your portfolio
While you may be getting low-to-decent returns in the equity market, using a currency strategy as part of your portfolio may help generate more cash to your bottom line. You can add a little alpha without adding a lot of risk. One of the primary reasons to consider using currencies in a portfolio is because the capital markets are moving in lock step. Equity markets are so highly correlated ó better than 80 percent in fact ó itís almost impossible to achieve diversification. Thatís where adding some exposure to the currency market can help...............................................Full Article: Source
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