Setting your portfolio up with built-in defensive characteristics uncorrelated to the stock market is crucial to manage risk and protect your downside. But how?

Som Seif and John O’Connell have some strategies and ideas about how investors can get exposure to dividends, alternatives, real assets, and more in the latest instalment of our Investment Series.

Related videos:

Part One: How “Relentless” Inflows & Speculation Are Distorting Prices

Part Two: Investing or Gambling? What to Know About Risk, Robinhood & Gamification

Part Three: How to Build a Portfolio

Part Four: How to Mix Stocks with Tactical ETFs & Why Bonds Are an “Awful” Investment