Diversified Digest: September 11

September 11th, 2017  | by R. Samuel Fraundorf

Diversified Trust’s investment team brings you headlines of note for the week.Click on the links to access the articles. Hurricanes have dominated our national attention.  Four interesting articles we have followed are: How should one go about following a storm in today’s information age?  What is the impact of Harvey in relation to other storms…

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Diversified Digest: September 5

September 5th, 2017  | by R. Samuel Fraundorf

Diversified Trust’s investment team brings you headlines of note for the week. Click on the links to access the articles. The economics of natural disasters are very hard to predict, in large part because there are two chapters to the story.  Initially, there is a negative impact on overall economic growth due to loss of workers,…

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Diversified Digest: August 28

August 28th, 2017  | by R. Samuel Fraundorf

Diversified Trust’s investment team brings you headlines of note for the week. Click on the links to access the articles. The statements this last week by the President about funding for the border wall and his potential willingness to shut down the government in order to ensure it may take some time to play out….

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Diversified Digest: August 22

August 22nd, 2017  | by R. Samuel Fraundorf

Diversified Trust’s investment team brings you headlines of note for the week. Click on the links to access the articles. We realize there has been a great deal of political risk and the media has certainly stepped up their willingness to cover and comment on every aspect of it.  But a review of the past…

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Should Marketplace Lending Be in Your Portfolio?

August 15th, 2017  | by Mark Bell

Marketplace lending has grown by nearly 150% on a compound annual basis for the last half decade. Strong growth and real longevity mean that most advisors have to consider the role that marketplace lending plays in their client’s portfolios. Let’s examine what marketplace lending is, the questions of its classification as an asset class, investment…

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