An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Loans as Investments
Journal of Investment Management (JOIM), First Quarter 2014
Posted: 31 Mar 2015
Date Written: May 23, 2014
This 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 this strategy and provides a guided tour of this new alternative asset class along with the current risks and barriers.
Keywords: Peer-to-peer loans, consumer lending, alternative investments
JEL Classification: G00
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