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The speculative fever seems to be at full blast as we’ve seen with the wild price moves in stocks such as Tesla, or alternatives such as Bitcoin.  Many people are applying pandemic-inflated growth levels into perpetuity.  One example, I find interesting is Zoom Video Communications (ZM).  The stock rose 400% last year, as the technology...
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While this optimism ultimately may prove to be valid if interest rates stay this low for many years to come and if earnings continue to grow, there is also a very real chance that many market participants will get badly burned. Most of this year's stock returns for the overall market are coming from Amazon,...
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As we sit in year-7 of a historic bull market, with earnings likely to decline for the 3rd consecutive quarter, the lack of a margin of safety in most stocks, bonds, and real estate is becoming painfully obvious. The Federal Reserve’s record-low interest rate policies have driven all asset classes higher, to levels where the...
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Few articles that I have read describe the investment philosophy of T&T Capital Management (TTCM) better than the below one by the great value investor Howard Marks.  My first six or seven years in the investment industry revolved around the substantive differences between the way that the most successful investors in history have invested, and...
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I found a wonderful article on the famous and enormously successful value investor Howard Marks that I thought would be helpful to pass on to you.  The current stock market is filled with media and speculator darlings such as Tesla, 3D Systems, Facebook and LinkedIn.  There are numerous other stocks trading at absurd earnings multiples...
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I feel that Howard Marks is one of the most intelligent and thoughtful people that I’ve read and I regularly enjoy his commentary.  Below is his most recent commentary, which is political yet right on in my estimation. Hopefully our politicians realize that compromise is the only way to solve some of these problems that...
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Howard Marks is one of the smartest guys in the investment business, and I really appreciate his balanced approach of weighing facts and figures.  In the below memo, he addresses the many macro-concerns and there possible impacts on investments, and contrasts that with the positives such as the extreme level of pessimism that exists.  The...
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This was an excellent interview with Howard Marks.  I totally agree with him and his assessment of reduced expectations allow for better opportunities despite the obvious headwinds.  There are a lot of great points so I’ll just let you enjoy: http://www.morningstar.com/Cover/videoCenter.aspx?id=557470 INVESTING IN THE FINANCIAL MARKETS INVOLVES RISKS. OPTIONS ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
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What a brilliant investment by Howard Marks.  He is getting a 12% annual yield on $225 MM of debt and warrants to buy 4.4 million shares at $10.  Even if Diamond goes bankrupt Marks would likely make money by reorganizing the company which would still have its solid brand portfolio.  If the company thrives Marks...
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