An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Loans as Investments
Journal of Investment Management First Quarter, 2014
20 Pages Posted: 3 Mar 2013 Last revised: 22 May 2014
Date Written: September 6, 2013
The paper constitutes a discussion of the rise of Peer to Peer loans as alternative investments. Peer to Peer loans are being incorporated into portfolios in the interest of diversification. This paper outlines the strategy and provides a guided tour to this new alternative asset class, along with the current risk and barriers.
Keywords: Peer to Peer Loans, Consumer Lending, Alternative Investments
JEL Classification: E40, D12, G11, G21
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