From Kelli Click: They should be. Alternative investments are continuing to gain popularity for investors seeking to diversify their retirement plan assets, and advisors are taking notice. Savvy investors and their advisors are learning that self-directed IRAs are a powerful vehicle to buy and hold these less liquid investments.
Nasdaq:PFF November 30, 2018 1:31pm
From BlackRock: It's not always easy for investors to watch large market drops and not react, especially if the value of your retirement savings is falling. Paul Mele talks about recent market events and reminds us of the three things we should remember when markets falter. NYSE:PFF October 25, 2018 6:54am
From Zacks: With rising rate worries weighing on the broader equity market, investors might be in the dark about future movements and apprehensive of more selloffs ahead. This is especially true given the global markets massacre last week. NYSE:PFF October 15, 2018 7:03am
From Contrarian Outlook: Investors looking for income with low risk tend to gravitate heavily toward bonds, but their efforts are often better spent in preferred stocks. These "hybrid" securities commonly pay 5% or 6% but gyrate far less than common stocks - certainly less than most shares that offer a similar amount of yield. NYSE:SPFF December 30, 2017 7:31am
Recently we discussed the steep drop in interest rates (amid rising bond prices) that has occurred since mid-May, and this brings some of our focus to the “Preferred Stock” space which is relevant in this conversation. NYSE:PFF June 12, 2017 11:08am