Diversified Digest: June 19

June 19th, 2017  | by Jason Lioon

Diversified Trust’s investment team brings you headlines of note for the week.  Click on the links to access the articles.  We have had eight full years of expansion following the financial crisis, so it’s only natural to start thinking about the next downturn.  However, economic expansions don’t die of old age – historically they have…

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Diversified Digest: June 12

June 12th, 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.  U.S. equities have certainly been on a run, and we have seen the S&P 500 being led by a number of major technology companies, including Apple, Alphabet and Amazon.  In fact, technology accounts for its…

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Seven Books for Summertime!

May 30th, 2017  | by Mark Bell

                    Summertime is here!  Time for our annual summer reading menagerie.  We hope there is something you will enjoy! Same Beach Next Year, Dorothea Benton Frank. Light, but not that light. Laced with the humidity and pacing of low country Carolina, this story of a modern day Adam and Eve who…

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Diversified Digest: May 30

May 30th, 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 rapid changes we are experiencing in technology continue to be a key area of concerns and questions.  There is no doubt the world will be very different over the next 10 years, as Bill…

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So, You Want to Be a Banker?

May 25th, 2017  | by Michael Fisher

A Primer on Loans Between Friends and Family Members The Federal Reserve Board Survey of Consumer Finances estimates that loan transactions between friends and relatives amount to $89 billion per year in the United States. These loans play an important role in our economy and in the lives of the participants as the funds involved…

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