Chris Mayer

Chris Mayer

Chris Mayer is managing editor of the Mayer's 100x Club and Mayer's Special Situations newsletters. Graduating magna cum laude with a degree in finance and an MBA from the University of Maryland, he began his business career as a corporate banker. Mayer left the banking industry after ten years and signed on with Agora Financial. His book, Invest Like a Dealmaker, Secrets of a Former Banking Insider, documents his ability to analyze macro issues and micro investment opportunities to produce an exceptional long-term track record of winning ideas. In April 2012, Chris released his newest book World Right Side Up: Investing Across Six Continents

Chris Mayer's Recent Articles

Notes From the “House of Cards”

Chris Mayer

The reason you shouldn’t pay attention to the Fed, geopolitics or other “distractions”… why you should stop focusing so much on stock market indexes... why tangible assets are not an inflation hedge… and more!


100x

Chris Mayer

Chris reports on reactions to his 100-bagger project and lessons he learned during his recent trip to Ohio...


The Best Ideas from Omaha Weren’t At the Meeting

Chris Mayer

Chris Mayer was at the Berkshire annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday, along with more than 40,000 other people. He outlines the best ideas that he will be giving a deeper look into in the coming months. Read on...


Tokyo Real Estate: Buy or Sell?

Chris Mayer

The topic is Japanese real estate. And the question is: Are we buying or selling? Chris Mayer goes into detail about the Tokyo housing situation after going on a trip there recently. Find out what action he thinks you should take here...


Notes on Deflation From Tokyo

Chris Mayer

“That chill in the air?” wrote Chris Mayer in February. “This is what deflation feels like.” He reports from the capital of deflation, Tokyo, on the future that might be in store for the U.S….


This Unique Fund Has Beaten the Market for 40 Years

Chris Mayer

There is a portfolio that makes the coffee can portfolio look impatient: the Voya Corporate Leaders Trust Fund. It was the subject of one of the best stories I read all week. Ross Kerber wrote it for Reuters. Chris Mayer gives his insight on it here...


Greetings from Zurich

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Chris Mayer's writes from the Hotel Storchen on the bank of the Limmat River in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland. It is a picturesque city with its lakeshore location and the snowy Alps in the background. He investigates the world's favorite wealth haven and how crackdowns on tax evasion are eroding its edge.


Feel That? It’s the Chill of Deflation

Chris Mayer

Appreciating currencies, falling prices and lower interest rates, oh my! Chris Mayer lays out the “whats” and “whys” of today's deflation and tells you what kind of company can forge ahead despite it...