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Quotes

Quotes from Author Stephen Todd Walker

"Riding the perfect wave in the ocean is analogous to finding the right Alternative for a portfolio and earning a handsome return. The Alternatives space is vast like an ocean and will one day eclipse both the equity and fixed income markets combined."

"One should consider all asset classes especially those they do not fully understand because that is where an investor will likely find the best opportunity going forward."

"The purpose of this book is to enable people to understand Alternatives and how one can use them to build better, more diversified portfolios (whether they are for institutional investors or for high net worth and/or retail investors). Navigating Alternatives is not easy and requires a skill set similar to that of a world class surfer riding waves in the ocean."

Understanding Alternative Investments is an essential tool to prepare for finance interviews. It offers comprehensive yet accessible insight into portfolio diversification with alternative investments that I used to impress my interviewers and receive job offers from bulge bracket, private equity, and real estate firms.
- Tony Murphy, Student at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania