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Alternative investments

An alternative investment is an investment in non-traditional asset classes other than the traditional investments of stocks, bonds, cash or property. The term is very broad and can include assets such as:

• Land banking
• Art
• Wine
• Antiques
• Coins or stamps

In addition to tangible assets, alternative investments can include some financial assets such as:

• Commodities
• Private equity
• Hedge funds
• Venture capital
• Film production
• Financial derivatives