The IPS Absolute Return Strategy is uniquely positioned to handle a substantial crash that realistically could be on the horizon.  Most diversified portfolios are short volatility, which means they will continue to perform well as long as the market continues to go up.  However, if volatility (instability in the market) should rise in any meaningful way, for example due to some geo-political event like conflict with North Korea, the losses to investors, especially retirees, could be quite painful.  Although most global portfolios are well diversified, be it ETFs, mutual funds, or equities, at the end of the day these diversified asset classes still have substantial risk exposure to a rise in volatility due to a market crash.
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IPS Strategic Capital specializes in using options to define and manage risk, providing hedged investments which participate in the market’s upside while protecting against the downside.

IPS investments are designed to benefit from asymmetric returns and protect against volatility in the market.

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