Diversified Digest: November 13

November 13th, 2017  | by Jason Lioon

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the leader of a Saudi anticorruption commission, has had hundreds arrested over the past week, including prominent investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal.  This has shaken up a kingdom that has traditionally been dominated by a seemingly untouchable elite.  Many have surmised that this is a cash grab or an effort…

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Diversified Digest: November 6th

November 6th, 2017  | by R. Samuel Fraundorf

Each week the investment team at Diversified Trust compiles a list of interesting articles which are of interest from an investment perspective.  Click on the links to access the full articles and sources. The news of the week was the Grand Old Party releasing the details of its new tax plan, a 429-page bill.  While…

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Diversified Digest: October 31st

October 31st, 2017  | by R. Samuel Fraundorf

Each week the investment team at Diversified Trust compiles a list of interesting articles which are of interest from an investment perspective.  Click on the links to access the full articles and sources. Wall Street is very interested in a technology that it believes will rewrite the game.  No, it is not Bitcoin but rather…

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Richard Thaler Awarded Nobel Prize in Economics

October 9th, 2017  | by Betsy Wills

We are so pleased with this morning’s  announcement that Richard H. Thaler has been awarded the Nobel Prize in economics.  His work has centered around the incorporation of the human element in economic models.  He wrestles with questions such as “Why don’t people save enough for retirement?” and also co-authored with Cass R. Sunstein the global bestseller “NUDGE” available on Amazon.com. Our own Bill Spitz…

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Diversified Digest: September 29

September 29th, 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 found of interest. The Trump administration released a more detailed summary of its tax reform plan, which will begin to dominate the discussion and debate inside the Beltway well into 2018.   At only nine…

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