Thanks to the evolution of Exchange Traded Funds, (ETF's), almost any investment you can think of has been made available to investors today. In addition to US stocks and bonds, the "average person" can purchase securities comprised of real estate, commodities, venture capital, bank loans and just about any asset that can be securitized.
That does not mean however, that all of these investments are suitable for everyone: it means they are available to everyone.
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