Marc Faber

Marc Faber

Dr. Marc Faber is the editor of The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report. Dr. Faber has been headquartered in Hong Kong for nearly 20 years, during which time he has specialized in Asian markets and advised major clients seeking down-and-out bargains with deep hidden value--unknown to the average investing public--bargains with immense upside potential. A book on Dr Faber, "Riding the Millennial Storm", by Nury Vittachi, was published in 1998. A regular speaker at various investment seminars, Dr Faber is well known for his "contrarian" investment approach.

Marc Faber's Recent Articles

The Great Recession and Its Looming Aftermath

Marc Faber

Marc Faber examines a phenomenon the mainstream is probably not aware is happening: a protracted decline in income for most young Americans. What happened to the old-school idea of hoping your kids would fare better than you in life?


Can Money Printing Cause Deflation?

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"There has been an issue that has preoccupied my mind for a long time," writes Dr. Marc Faber. "In economics, it is generally accepted that if the quantity of money and credit is increased, prices will rise… However, since economics is so complex… I question whether the expansion of central banks' balance sheets and policies of zero interest rates could have a deflationary impact…" The good doctor wrestles with the question, in today's essay...


MaestroImportant Lessons from the 12 Largest US Bear Markets

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Historically, when bull markets turn to bear markets, several quarters' worth of gains are retraced back down. Today, Dr. Marc Faber outlines the potential loss scenarios in a bear market, and meticulously shows why the risks in U.S. stocks far outweigh the potential benefits. Read on...


MaestroThe Real Reason the US Media Hates Vladimir Putin

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The U.S., Russia, the EU and Ukraine all met in Geneva, where all sides agreed to halt all violence and provocations in Ukraine. But the news media are still taking an antagonistic stance toward Vladimir Putin and Russia. What gives? Today, Marc Faber explains the hypocrisy behind U.S. foreign policy... and the BS the news media are pushing about it...


MaestroDepressing News for High-End “Happiness Stocks”

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Money can't buy happiness... or so the saying goes. But it can buy plenty of things that directly contribute to your happiness. Of course, whether that means a new Prada bag or fifth of Jim Beam depends on a variety of factors. And unfortunately for some of the more high-end "luxury brands," happiness may be going out of style. Marc Faber explains...


The 4 Pillars of Poverty

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With all of the wars currently being waged by the U.S. government (i.e. the War on Terror, the War on Drugs, etc.), the "War on Poverty" often gets lost in the shuffle. But, as Dr. Marc Faber explains, that doesn't mean it is any less critical to the overall health of the U.S. economy. Read on...


The “Small” Solution to a Big Tax Problem

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Like it or not, size does matter. But contrary to a popular saying, bigger is not always better. Especially when it comes to the size of the state. Marc Faber explains why a world of smaller states might function better than one dominated by excessively large "superpowers." Read on...