Stoic Podcast Episode 8: Go Global and Quantitative with Value and Momentum – Mebane Faber!!!

I have been reading the work of today’s guest for many years. He has done some amazing research with Value Portfolios, Momentum Portfolios, Global Asset Allocation etc. I like his agnostic approach to investing without getting biased by any philosophy and his work is highly recommended by two prominent guests on our earlier podcasts, Wesley Grey and Gary Antonacci. We talk to Meb Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management.

 

Meb Faber

 

Generally, we prefer to have long and detailed podcasts but this time around we had slightly less time than what we anticipated and hence some of the questions have a presumed understanding of some concepts. But having said that, the conversation is fascinating and we would highly recommend to read articles on those subjects which are available on Meb’s website.

Let’s listen to Meb now.

Notes of Podcast

[1.50] Learn how to write so much and sleep well too J

[3:05] Value Investing and Trend following religions and how an agnostic think

[6:00] The various methods of exit strategy for his global portfolio

[8:30] Momentum applied on Value Stocks

[10:00] Understanding the implementation of shareholder yields

[16:00] Stock Selection v/s Asset Allocation

[18:30] Home Country bias and superiority of Global Portfolio

[23:00] Long Only Strategy v/s Long Strategy

[26:00] The myth behind the asset allocation and the true psychology of risk trading

[28:00] Investing with the House

[32:00] The disruption in Financial Services Industry

[34:25] The future of Roboadvisors

 

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Papers discussed during the podcast

 

Where the Black Swan hides & the 10 best days myth

What if Newton was a trend follower

 

Books Discussed

 

Global Value

Shareholder Yield

Global Asset Allocation

Dual Momentum ( Manish’s review of the book is here)

The Ivy Portfolio

Invest with the house

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