Seth Klarman’s Lessons from 2008

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“It is almost always better to be too early than too late, but you must be prepared for price markdowns on what you buy.”

Seth Klarman


AQR - Economic Trend (11 pages)

AQR takes a novel approach to investing across equity, bond, currency and commodity markets called "economic trend." This approach capitalizes on the tendency for new information to have a persistent impact on asset prices by positioning in each market on the basis of trends in macroeconomic fundamentals. Both economic trend and price trend-following aim to capitalize on the tendency of markets to systematically under-react to news and are complementary to each other.

Bonus Content

How to make money by losing $300,000 a year on slot machines. Link

Morgan Housel writes about managing expectations. Link

In an annual letter written over a decade ago, Seth Klarman shared lessons from 2008. Link

Ten ways to create shareholder value by Al Rapaport. Link

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Robeco's Head of Conservative Equities talks about conservative investing, the low volatility anomaly, and the intricacies of running a low volatility strategy.

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This episode walks through CrossHarbor's purchase of the Yellowstone Club (a private ski resort in Montana) from bankruptcy, what's transpired during 14-years of ownership, and their pending exit of the investment.


Meb Faber read his post titled, “What If You Owned No US Stocks?”

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