The S&P 500 Index performed better than TFSMX in 2015. Though both have gave negative returns to their investors, TFSMX, being an alternative fund, was less volatile compared to the S&P 500 Index.
The inclusion of TFSMX in one’s portfolio may reduce its overall volatility risk, thereby reducing the downside risk of the portfolio considerably. The annualized standard deviation of TFSMX is 7.5% compared to the S&P 500 Index’s standard deviation of 8%.
The top holdings of the S&P 500 include stocks such as Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), and Amazon (AMZN), among others.
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