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Ready to grow your wealth through smarter investing decisions? With The Meb Faber Show, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and investment fund manager, Meb Faber, brings you insights on today’s markets and the art of investing.

Featuring some of the top investment professionals in the world as his guests, Meb will help you interpret global equity, bond, and commodity markets just like the pros. Whether it’s smart beta, trend following, value investing, or any other timely market topic, each week you’ll hear real market wisdom from the smartest minds in investing today. Better investing starts here.

For more information on Meb, please visit MebFaber.com. For more on Cambria Investment Management, visit CambriaInvestments.com.

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Ready to grow your wealth through smarter investing decisions? With The Meb Faber Show, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and investment fund manager, Meb Faber, brings you insights on today’s markets and the art of investing.

Featuring some of the top investment professionals in the world as his guests, Meb will help you interpret global equity, bond, and commodity markets just like the pros. Whether it’s smart beta, trend following, value investing, or any other timely market topic, each week you’ll hear real market wisdom from the smartest minds in investing today. Better investing starts here.

For more information on Meb, please visit MebFaber.com. For more on Cambria Investment Management, visit CambriaInvestments.com.

    RBC's Lori Calvasina on How to Invest in The Post-Pandemic Era | #537

    RBC's Lori Calvasina on How to Invest in The Post-Pandemic Era | #537

    Today’s guest is Lori Calvasina, Head of US Equity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets. She was recently named to Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance.
    In today’s episode, Lori explains why the US market has become more sentiment driven in the post COVID era. She shares her thoughts on the valuations of the top 10 stocks and the broad market. She also touches on small cap stocks, takeaways from earnings season, and her early thoughts on 2025.
    (1:11) Welcome to our guest, Lori Calvasina
    (3:50) Indicators and gauging market sentiment today
    (10:37) Current market valuations
    (13:08) Impact of upcoming election on financial markets
    (17:05) US small cap stocks setup
    (20:24) Value versus growth discussion
    (36:56) Lori's favorite indicators
    (42:37) Lori's most memorable investment
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    • 48 min
    Thiel Fellow Eva Shang - Litigation Finance Masterclass | #537

    Thiel Fellow Eva Shang - Litigation Finance Masterclass | #537

    Today’s guest is Eva Shang, co-founder and CEO of Legalist, which is an institutional alternative asset management firm using data-driven technology to invest in credit assets at scale. Eva is a Thiel Fellow and participated in Y Combinator.
    In today’s episode, Eva covers everything related to litigation finance. We walk through why the asset class exists, how it works, using AI to source deal flow, and more. Then we get into her thoughts on building an asset management firm and why she launched a Government Receivables strategy. 
    (1:17) Welcome to guest, Eva Shang
    (1:47) Overview of Litigation Finance
    (5:04) Origin Story of Legalist
    (9:09) Typical litigation process
    (21:49) The moneyball of litigation finance
    (28:06) Expanding into other strategies
    (37:07) Allocating to a litigation finance strategy
    (40:58) Eva's most memorable investment
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    • 49 min
    MEBISODE: The Bear Market in Diversification | #536

    MEBISODE: The Bear Market in Diversification | #536

    In today’s episode, Meb reads a recent post, "The Bear Market in Diversification."
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    • 12 min
    KraneShares' Brendan Ahern: Is China Investable? | #535

    KraneShares' Brendan Ahern: Is China Investable? | #535

    Today’s guest is Brendan Ahern, Chief Investment Officer at KraneShares, which provides investors access to China, Climate, and other uncorrelated strategies. He also produces China Last Night, a daily note recapping important news out of China. 
    In today’s episode, Brendan delves into the current state of China's stock market and economy, exploring the impact of the property crisis, upcoming U.S. election and the state of the consumer. Our discussion addresses key questions on whether China remains a viable destination for investors, considering recent regulatory changes, economic policies, and global market dynamics. 
    (1:02) Introducing our guest, Brendan Ahern
    (5:53) The state of China's economy
    (14:18) Analysis of China's geopolitical concerns and international partnerships
    (20:01) The narrative around China post Russia-Ukraine
    (22:03) Deep dive into KWEB
    (29:44) Implications of the US election
    (32:40) Discussion on currency hedging
    (33:52) Other KraneShares' funds
    (41:44) Will TikTok be banned
    (43:52) Brendan's most memorable investment
    (46:18) Future plans for KraneShares
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    • 52 min
    Michael Melissinos - Mastering the Art of Trend-Following | #534

    Michael Melissinos - Mastering the Art of Trend-Following | #534

    Today’s guest is Michael Melissinos, founder of Melissinos Trading, an investment firm that employs a systematic trend-following approach.
    In today’s episode, Mike shares his journey into trend following and his approach to trading. He emphasizes the importance of removing biases and opinions when observing trends and executing trades. We get into the nuances of trend following, sticking to a trading system, and much more.

    (0:00) Introduction of guest Mike Melissinos and his journey into trend following

    (6:08) Jumping into trend following

    (10:07) Implementation and execution of trend following strategies, with emphasis on risk management

    (14:19) Deciding what markets to trade

    (16:33) The pitfalls of overriding your system

    (21:24) Questioning assumptions and the benefits of sticking to a system

    (28:40) Trading during the 2020 COVID crash and the subsequent inflation wave

    (30:07) The unexpected downfall of the 60/40 in recent years

    (33:11) Long term versus short term trading systems

    (36:06) Mike's most memorable investment


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    • 41 min
    Eric Crittenden & Jason Buck Explain Why Best Investors Follow the Trends | #533

    Eric Crittenden & Jason Buck Explain Why Best Investors Follow the Trends | #533

    Today’s guests are Eric Crittenden, CIO of Standpoint Asset Management, and Jason Buck, CIO of Mutiny Funds.
    In today’s episode, we talk about the sentiment around trend-following today. We discuss optimal diversifiers for trend-following, how the Herschel Walker trade relates to portfolio construction, and if investors are as diversified as they think they are.


    (1:01) - Welcome back to our guests, Eric and Jason; Episode #389: Eric Crittenden; Episode #440: Jason Buck


    (2:02) - Investor interest in trend following

    (6:00) - Herschel Walker Syndrome


    (15:55) - Building a portfolio away from the traditional 60/40

    (18:08) - Rob Lintner Revisited


    (29:02) - Interest overseas 

    (41:30) - Paul Mulvaney’s back-to-back 40% months

    (51:19) - Show recommendations

    (56:22) - What Jason & Eric are hearing from investors today

    (1:03:22) - Love for ETFs

    (1:10:12) - Pairing trend following with factor investing

    Learn more about Eric and Jason: Standpoint; Mutiny Fund



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