Investment gurus

Mark Mobius: “I love gold”

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Mark Mobius, perhaps the best-known emerging markets investor in the world, reckons that gold should form at least 10% of any investor’s portfolio. And now is a good time to buy.

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.

Bill Gross: a turning point for bonds

Bill Gross of Janus Henderson reckons we’ve seen the turning point in bonds as the 35-year bear market “is starting to come out of hibernation”.

Giles Hargreave: get ready for volatility

While a recession in the near-term seems unlikely, investors should prepare for more volatility in the markets.

Ray Dalio: the sun is shining on the global economy

Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, thinks conditions in the global economy look “pretty sunny”. But for investors, political issues are now more important than macroeconomic ones.

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