Another fine article that supports why we believe in Alternatives as Diversifiers to manage risk! **JB**
by Leo M. Zerilli, Asset Manager John Hancock Investments, CIMA
The S&P 500 Index lost 37% in 2008, an experience most market participants found hard to forget. Alternative investments—many of which are designed to manage risk—enjoyed an extensive post-crisis period of net inflows, as many investors remained wary of equities.