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> The problem is, it could be years before there is a collapse, or it could be tomorrow. That's a lot of yield you might be losing out on. A near similar argument could be made in 2014. You probably could have doubled or tripled your money in that period.

All true. I think what makes sense then is not to get out of the market entirely, but depending on your risk tolerance, simply re-balance so that you own less stocks at a time like this, while holding more cash or alternative investments.

Look into structured notes. You can get some gains with sort of an insurance policy.

I just started reading about structured notes.

How does one go about actually purchasing them? It doesn't seem they're available through typical online brokers like Etrade or Scottrade.

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