The Case For A Flexible Approach To Investing

by: Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Summary

Flexible investing based on risk preference and goals can open up more opportunities for investors.

Investing across the capital spectrum can provide interesting opportunities because no company’s capital structure is the same, explains David King.

This flexible approach focuses on income and capital appreciation — with the freedom to explore all types of securities in order to pursue a desired outcome.

By David King, CFA Senior Portfolio Manager

Flexible investing based on risk preference and goals can open up more opportunities for investors.

Investing across the capital spectrum can provide interesting opportunities because no company’s capital structure is the same, explains David King. This flexible approach focuses on income and capital appreciation — with the freedom to explore all types of securities in order to pursue a desired outcome. For example, it might be quite risky to buy a company’s stock, but that same company might have an attractive bond or convertible security.

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