Saturday, 27 April 2013
Since 2008 More Investors Have Discovered Container Investing
The move away from the established strategies for investment has uncovered a number of profitable offerings, that were introduced as a result of the traditional investment losses experienced by wealthy investors and leading investment firms, at the onset of the crisis in 2008. Although no longer a secret investment, shipping containers were once an opportunity only available to the echelon of the investment community. Since the beginning of the global financial crisis, an increasing number of private investors are are becoming aware of the opportunity and are including shipping container investing and other alternative investments, as a means of balancing the inherit risks associated with other offerings in their portfolio.
As political unrest affects currencies, inflation and interest rates negatively affects bonds and uncertainty in the banking sector adversely affects the housing market (among other things), the investment community is becoming more aware of the associated dangers. And, as investors learn the truth about investments and recognize the true risks associated with traditional investment offerings, alternatives like shipping containers are becoming more appealing to investment seekers.