Course 402:
Alternative Investments
In this course
1 Introduction
2 Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)
3 Exchange-Traded Notes (ETNs)
4 Unit Investment Trusts (UITs)

For investors familiar only with stocks, bonds, and conventional mutual funds, the variety of alternative investment vehicles on the market might seem overwhelming. There are many investment types that are similar in nature to mutual funds in that they hold or track baskets of securities, but each of these has its own unique characteristics.

For those seeking clarity on what some of these lesser-known investment types are and how they work, here's a primer.

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