July 14, 2020

Guide to the Markets

Q3 2020 Guide to the Markets from J.P.Morgan. —- —- Link Q3 2020 Guide to the Markets – J.P.Morgan Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
July 11, 2020

Global Macro Outlook

Takes on COVID, the global economy and more from Deutsche Research. —- —- Link Global Macro Outlook: Virus curve flattening, markets stabilizing, slow recovery – Deutsche Bank Research Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
July 10, 2020

90% Economy

Epoch’s quarterly outlook. —- —- Link Quarterly Capital Markets Outlook – Epoch Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
July 8, 2020

Bond Market and Equity Factors

Recent connections between equity factors and the bond market. —- —- Link Factor Investing Has Changed – Instinet Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
July 6, 2020

Top Podcasts of the Week

Below is our “Top Podcast” episode with our curator, Colby Donovan! Today we have Rob Arnott providing his thoughts on the value factor, a great conversation with the man who used to run the Illinois pension, how hedge funds can […]
July 3, 2020

Jim Simons

A great interview with Jim Simons covering life, Abraham Lincoln, mathematics, finance and more. —- Link Jim Simons: Life Lessons from the ‘World’s Smartest Billionaire’ Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
July 2, 2020

Global Valuation Updates!

Quarterly CAPE Ratio Updates Quite a year so far. Below I thought we’d report the summary CAPEs with year end 2019, end of Q1, then end of Q2 (current). Median CAPE Ratio: 17, 12, 13 (now) 25% cheapest: 12, 9, […]
July 1, 2020

Broken Asset Classes

A review and historical context of asset classes that have been deemed “broken” in the past. —- —- Link A Quick Survey of “Broken” Asset Classes – Research Affiliates Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
June 29, 2020

Top Podcasts of the Week

Below is our “Top Podcast” episode with our curator, Colby Donovan! We have Professor Jeremy Siegel’s thoughts on the economy and stock market, a great episode on alternative investments, the co-founder of Kickstarter on the next generation of capitalism, and […]
June 26, 2020

Top-Heavy Market

A good chunk of market capitalization is dominated by a handful of stocks. This isn’t unusual, but history tells us this handful of stocks may not be a great source of future excess returns. —- —- Link Should a Top-Heavy […]
June 24, 2020

Markets vs. Fundamentals

Walking through global economic scenarios and projections for asset class returns. —- —- Link The Big Picture – Eyes wide shut – Invesco Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
June 22, 2020

Top Podcasts of the Week

Today we have a realistic episode on the current economy and impact of the Fed, an update on seed stage investing, an episode on the financial education gap in the U.S., a new ETF offering a hedge on inflation, and […]
June 19, 2020

Private Markets

Private market investments and a framework for linking them to portfolio outcomes. —- —- Link Private Markets 2020 – BlackRock Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
June 17, 2020

Unfunded Pension Obligations

A glimpse into the state of unfunded pension obligations. —- —- Link The COVID-19 Crash and the Abandonment of the Pensioner – Research Affiliates Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
June 15, 2020

Top Podcasts of the Week

Today we have a must listen with GMO’s Jeremy Grantham, Bethany McLean on the difficulty in deciphering the difference between visionaries and fraudsters, why companies can deliver on both profits and purpose, life lessons from Naval Ravikant, and NBA Coach […]