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R.G Barry: A Buyout Might Be Coming - Here Is What Investors Need To Know

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Investors who are looking for market insulated returns are often attracted to special situations. There are many different types of special situations including spin-off investing, liquidation investing and one of my personal favorites: arbitrage. For individual investors, arbitrage is one of the most important concepts to internalize and understand for two major reasons: It provides an effective way to store and utilize excess cash during a period of low rates and it allows investors to generate insulated returns during bear markets.

Each arbitrage operation must be approached as it's own unique entity. While there are similarities between each situation, there are also many variables involved that make it difficult and potentially dangerous to utilize a template. Given enough...

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