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Investment and commercial grade diamonds

Friday, January 04, 2013
An asset class analysis.

A SQUARE :: 04Jan13 Investment and commercial grade diamonds
Category Commodity, Collectibles
Author Florian Guldner
A new paper analyzes the financial performance of diamonds and its correlation with stocks, bonds and precious metals.
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