Investment gurus

Steve Eisman: short Canada

Steve Eisman

Steve Eisman, the man who made his name by betting against the US housing market ahead of the subprime crash in 2008 now has Canada in his sites.

A. Gary Shilling: a recession is coming

A. Gary Shilling was among the few investors to correctly predict a lengthy stagnation in the wake of the financial crisis. Now he's warning of a recession.

The world’s greatest investors: Hugh Young

Hugo Young

Effective companies are about people working well together, says Hugo Young, manager of the Aberdeen Global Asia Pacific Equity Fund.

Nick Train: protectionism is the biggest threat

It’s not inflation and rising interest rates investors should be worried about, reckons fund manager Nick Train. It’s protectionism.

Jim Chanos: a rate rise is long overdue

Interest rates have been so low for so long, many people in financial markets today don’t know any different.

The world’s greatest investors: Peter Spiller

Peter Spiller

Over time, Peter Spiller changed the strategy of the Capital Gearing Trust to focus on preserving capital.

Warren Buffett: price is now irrelevant

Prices for averagely decent firms have hit an all-time high, warns Warren Buffett.

Lessons from Buffett’s latest letter: stay patient and avoid debt

Warren Buffett released the latest letter from his investment vehicle, Berkshire Hathaway, at the weekend. John Stepek looks at what advice the Sage of Omaha has for investors.

Mervyn King: The problem of debt

The former Bank of England governor reckons public and private debt are the biggest threats to the financial system.

The world’s greatest investors: Francisco García Paramés

Spanish value investor Francisco García Paramés has enjoyed annualised returns of 16% over 25 years.

Peter Schiff: US stocks fall no surprise

The fall in US stock prices has been a long time in coming, reckons investment guru Peter Schiff.

The world’s greatest investors: Cheah Cheng Hye

Cheah Cheng Hye – dubbed “Goldfinger” and the “Asian Warren Buffett” – is the co-founder and chairman of Hong Kong-based Value Partners Group.

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