Sunday, December 31, 2006

Rare Coins: A Distinct and Attractive Asset Class (Journal of Financial Planning)

Robert A. Brown, Ph.D., CFA serves as Chairman-Investment Management Executive Committee and Chief Investment Officer for GE Private Asset Management, Inc., located in Encino, California.

Abstract

It has been suggested that the decade ahead may offer relatively unattractive asset class returns for the most traditional investment categories such as large-cap domestic equities. The resulting debate has promoted interest in such less traditional asset categories as venture capital, hedge funds, commodities, timber, real estate, energy, works of art, and collectibles on the part of both institutional and individual investors. It is this last category of rare collectibles, specifically coins, which I examine within this paper. . . .

Full article at:
http://www.fpanet.org/journal/BetweenTheIssues/Contributions/080105.cfm

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