A Study Of Diamond Investments

James T. Burton

This study is now available at http://commons.und.edu/theses/4421


This paper studies the feasibility of investing in diamonds in today's market. It evaluates the source of diamonds and their historical value. Next an analysis of price trends, rate of return, supply and demand, and advantages and disadvantages are made. Then an analysis of the potential to include diamond in trust portfolios and IRA'S is accomplished. Conclusions are drawn on the feasibility of individual and portfolio investment of diamonds.