In the previous parts of our “Why Diamonds?” series, we explained that as an uncorrelated and under-allocated asset, diamonds can play an important role in investor portfolios. In this final installment, we describe how the unique characteristics of diamonds combined with the emergence of blockchain and cryptocurrencies has created an unprecedented moment for creating superior […]
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Diamonds are a $1.2 trillion natural resource, more than silver and platinum combined. As a durable hard-asset, diamonds are just like precious metals and a reliable store of wealth. In the first part of our “Why Diamonds?” series, we shared insights on diamonds as an important feature for portfolio diversification as an uncorrelated asset. In this installment, […]
Diamonds are a $1.2 trillion natural resource, uncorrelated to stocks and negatively correlated to gold and silver with significantly less volatility than these asset classes. Diversification is essential for asset preservation, risk management, and consistent returns. Investors seek to combine uncorrelated assets, and for this reason, diamonds are an extremely attractive asset. They often produce […]
Most price forecasts aren’t worth more than an umbrella in a hurricane. There are so many factors, so many ever-changing variables, that even the experts usually miss the mark. Further, some forecasters base their predictions on one issue. “Interest rates will rise so gold will fall.” That’s not even an accurate statement, let alone a […]
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