November 6, 2018

Additional Insights into the Value Factor’s Inner Workings

The next chapter in the Jesse Livermore / OSAM collaboration… Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF Additional Insights into the Value Factor’s Inner Workings Website https://osam.com/Commentary/insights-into-the-value-factors-inner-workings Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
November 5, 2018

Top Podcasts of the Week

Top podcasts of the week! INVESTMENT RELATED ———————————————————————————- 1. EconTalk: Michael Munger on Sharing, Transaction Costs, and Tomorrow 3.0 Economist and author Michael Munger of Duke University discusses the sharing economy with some forward looking ideas and frank opinions about why […]
November 5, 2018

Global Wealth

Fun to flip through CS’s Global Wealth Report 2018 Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF Global Wealth Report 2018 Website https://www.credit-suisse.com/us/en.html Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
November 2, 2018

PE to the Rescue!

KKR with an asset allocation piece that examines this potential low return environment, and surprise, believes private equity is the solution…. Quote then download… —- “In particular, the value of a 200-500 basis point illiquidity premium — in a world […]
October 30, 2018

Somebody Likes the Miners…

Wowza somebody bullish on metals and miners! Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF CML Website https://www.pinebridge.com/ Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
October 29, 2018

Top Podcasts of the Week

Below are the top podcasts of the week! INVESTMENT RELATED ———————————————————————————- 1.  Capital Allocators: Andrew Tsai – Catching a Theme on the Chalkstream Andrew Tsai, CIO of Chalkstream Capital Group is interviewed. Andrew talks about his background in finance, starting at […]
October 28, 2018

Global Buybacks

Good FAJ on how global buybacks affect stock market returns.  Hint: a lot. Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF Net Buybacks and the Seven Dwarfs Website https://www.cfainstitute.org/en/research/financial-analysts-journal/2018/faj-v74-n4-4 Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
October 26, 2018

Improving on Buybacks

The OSAM crew (who probably knows more about this topic than anyone) on improving on buybacks… Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF Q3 OSAM Letter Website https://www.osam.com/ Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
October 24, 2018

Global Income Slide Pack

Fun BIG slide pack on all things yield.  Make it to the end for lots of shareholder yield thoughts… Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF Global Slide Pack Website https://www.societegenerale.com/en/home Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
October 22, 2018

Top Podcasts of the Week

Top podcasts of the week! INVESTMENT RELATED ———————————————————————————- 1. Capital Allocators: Michael Schwimer – Moneyball as an Investment Strategy Michael Schwimer, CEO of Big League Advance is interviewed. Michael discusses his background in baseball, and how he paired his interest in […]
October 21, 2018

Family business. Premium performance?

I’d rather have a family run a biz than a for hire CEO….and at least this cycle family businesses have outperformed… Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF The CS Family 1000 in 2018  Website http://publications.credit-suisse.com/tasks/render/file/index.cfm?fileid=06B0874A-E14C-7A05-8C2009F03A7DE8E1 Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
October 21, 2018

How do the Rich Invest?

UBS on global family offices stats and yada yada… Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF Global Family Office Report Website https://www.ubs.com/global/en/wealth-management/uhnw/global-family-office/global-family-office-report-2018.html Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
October 18, 2018

Damo on Pot Stocks

The valuation godfather on the pot stocks. Can probably guess what he’s going to say. Chart then download… —- —- Link Damo on Pot Stocks Website https://aswathdamodaran.blogspot.com/2018/10/high-and-higher-money-in-marijuana.html Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
October 17, 2018

It Was the Worst of Times: Diversification During a Century of Drawdowns

This AQR paper reminds me a lot of our tail risk white paper.  Great read! Chart then download… —- —- Download PDF Worst of Times Website https://www.aqr.com/Insights/Research/Alternative-Thinking/It-Was-the-Worst-of-Times-Diversification-During-a-Century-of-Drawdowns Good investing, Meb Faber theideafarm.com
October 17, 2018

Top Podcasts of the Week

Below are the top podcasts of the week!  Sorry this is late been traveling a bit. We didn’t have any investment specific great ones but a handful of business related great ones below… POTPOURRI (Not investment related but still great) 1.  This […]