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For nearly fifteen years I’ve been writing so-called “white papers” on a variety of investment topics. I also periodically write articles for publication in investment journals. The most popular of those articles and white papers have been collected on the Greycourt website. Listed below are some of the popular papers, with brief descriptions of each topic.

White Papers – Greycourt independent investment advisory firm

  • Greycourt White Paper No. 65: Investment Implications of a Biden Win

    President Biden’s proposed tax changes for corporations and wealthy individuals when he was a candidate are nearly identical to those recently proposed by his administration. This white paper (written when President Biden was still a candidate) examines how proposed tax policy changes might impact portfolio design and spending decisions. Download the white paper here »

  • Greycourt White Paper No. 66: China and the Investor’s Dilemma

    Many investors are flummoxed when it comes to investing in China. On the one hand, it is one of the largest investment markets in the world. On the other hand, there are serious investment, geopolitical and ethical issues associated with China. Indeed, there are few investment topics that elicit as much spirited debate among our...

  • White Paper No. 63: What Will You Do in the Next Crisis?

    The last couple of months have been extremely eventful for all of us. First and foremost, we hope that you and your families continue to be well and that you are finding ways to navigate these very uncertain times. All of this uncertainty can create a sense of fear, and in the words of Warren...

  • White Paper No. 64: Socially Responsible Investing for Families

    Socially responsible investing is a fast-evolving area of interest for wealthy families. It can come in many forms and there is a fair degree of complexity involved for families trying to implement a responsible investing program. Greycourt’s latest white paper – Socially Responsible Investing for Families – examines some of the important factors for investors...

  • White Paper No. 62: Quantifying the Value of Tax-Aware Decision Making

    What are some common strategies used to optimize after-tax returns and exactly how valuable are they to a client’s portfolio? Is tax-loss harvesting more valuable than after-tax portfolio design? How can we determine the value of asset location strategies? These are critically important questions for clients and their advisors which we explore in our latest...