The cost of protecting your portfolio

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When fear increases in the market, the common response for investors is to sell and buy investments that are “low risk”.

In today’s podcast we discuss whether or not buying protection (less volatile investments) is a good idea. We discuss defensive stocks, options, hedging a portfolio, and a whole lot more.

Lastly, we talk about the danger in following the herd and why it often leads to poor decisions.

Here’s to wise investing,

Brian, Brett and the Iron Gate Global Team

 

 

 

The commentary on this program reflects the personal opinions, viewpoints and analyses of the Iron Gate Global Advisors, LLC  employees providing such comments, and should not be regarded as a description of advisory services provided by  Iron Gate Global Advisors, LLC  or performance returns of any  Iron Gate Global Advisors, LLC  Investments client. The views reflected in the commentary are subject to change at any time without notice. Nothing on this website constitutes investment advice, performance data or any recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction or investment strategy is suitable for any specific person. Any mention of a particular security and related performance data is not a recommendation to buy or sell that security. Iron Gate Global Advisors, LLC manages its clients’ accounts using a variety of investment techniques and strategies, which are not necessarily discussed in the commentary. Investments in securities involve the risk of loss. Past performance is no guarantee of future results and always consult with a professional prior to investing.

 

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