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Investing in Domains

When most people think about investing they think about stocks and bonds. When people think about alternative investment classes, they think about real estate, gold and other commodities, currencies. Ask them to think about something more esoteric and they might bring up venture capital, private equity or even distressed securities. 
Most of these asset classes are both huge and sophisticated. They are also dominated by institutional investors. Why? Because institutional investors are managing large amounts of capital and they need to deploy them into large and liquid markets. 
But what if you are a relatively small individual investor? Do you compete with the big boys and invest in stocks and bonds or are there more esoteric areas in the investing universe where you can develop an edge and get high returns of capital? 
These are thoughts that lead to the creation of Eykol.  Finding Alternative-Alternative Asset Classes Most individual investors are not full-time investors. Therefore,…