A recently published article by Barron's based on data provided by Research Associates states that:
"Portfolios dominated by mainstream asset classes have a very low probability of earning a 5% annualized real return over the next decade, but most investors are blithely overlooking this reality."
With the Shiller PE Ratio nearing a decade high, the modest 3-5x entry valuations and increasing accessibility of the SMB equity asset class can be a compelling alternative for accredited investors. Read Bloomberg's or Barron's article mentioning the study to learn more.
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