Complexity Is the Investing Devil

What do the following investments have in common?

  • Options
  • Covered calls
  • Collateralized mortgage obligations
  • Non-traded REITs
  • Master limited partnerships
  • Variable annuities
  • Equity-indexed annuities
  • Hedge funds
  • Principal protected notes
  • Private equity

Here’s the answer: They are all complex investments. As a result, assessing the risks involved with owning these investments can be challenging. They also generate meaningful commissions for the brokers who sell them so enthusiastically.

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