Absolute Return

ABSOLUTE RETURN: An outright return achieved irrespective of overall market direction. Whereas traditional investments typically measure their success in terms of whether they track or outperform a key market benchmark or index (relative returns), alternative investment strategies aim to achieve outright positive returns irrespective of whether asset prices or key indices rise or fall (i.e. absolute returns rather than relative returns).

As an alternative to traditional long only portfolios, the Shaffer Market Report can assist you in your investment decision process for including the following asset classes whereby utilizing individual stocks, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) simultaneously to help achieve “Absolute Return”:

  • Cash
  • Stocks
  • Bonds
  • Commodities
  • Currencies

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