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

MaestroImportant Lessons from the 12 Largest US Bear Markets

Marc Faber

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...


The World’s Only Popular Tax

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Income inequality in the U.S. has reached epic proportions. So much so that "1%" is no longer just a simple fraction. Now it's now much more than that, used as a pejorative symbol of excessive wealth and the greed of the American upper class. Marc Faber explains why this is unfair, especially as regards U.S. tax laws. Read on...


That Financial Crisis Was No Accident

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Cause and effect relationships are often boiled down to a single event. Whether it's WWI and the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand or Fed monetary policy and the Great Depression. But as Marc Faber explains, these relationships are often far more complex than most people realize. Read on...


Household Wealth Leans Over an Uneven Recovery

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The dysfunctional political system that exists in the U.S. has caused both widespread debt and an ever-increasing wealth disparity. Par for the course, in other words. Marc Faber relays how bad the situation has gotten, using the Fed's very own data. Read on...


Real US Economy Trampled by “White Elephants”

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For every boom there is a bust. And even though every bust is inevitably painful, there is also an upside that provides real opportunity. Well... Perhaps not for those unfortunate investors who got caught up in the boom phase and unwisely yoked themselves to unproductive "white elephant." Marc Faber explains...