Faber: Inflation Should Lead U.S., Europe to Outperform EMs in 2011

Marc Faber says that, in large part because of inflationary pressures, the U.S. and European markets should outperform emerging markets this year. “We have money printing around the world and particularly in the US and that has led to very high food inflation and inflation in energy prices,” Faber told CNBC. “In low-income countries like China, India, Vietnam and so forth, energy and food account for a much larger portion of personal disposable income than… Read More

Faber: Dump Bonds, Buy Stocks

While saying he’s “ultra-bearish on everything”, Marc Faber — who predicted the 1987 market crash and turned bearish shortly before the 2007-09 bear market began — says investors should sell cash and bonds and buy stocks. “Instead of interest rates going down, they could start to go up, instead of the dollar being weak, it could strengthen,” Faber said during a forum in South Korea, Bloomberg reports. “I’m ultra-bearish on everything, but I believe you’ll… Read More

Faber Likes Agriculture, Sees Trading Range

Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says he thinks global equities may be in a trading range in which stocks fall in October and November, before rising in the last part of the year. Faber also tells CNBC TV-18 why he currently favors agricultural commodities over industrial commodities. [youtube= http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7iyM_6T5yE]

Faber: Still Opportunities in Stocks

Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report still sees opportunities in stocks after the big rally, and says stocks can help protect against the high inflation he’s expecting down the line. Faber, who counts the 1987 crash and the recent March low among his prescient market calls, tells Bloomberg that stocks aren’t very expensive considering current interest rates, and says he’s high on several emerging market nations in Asia. He also gives his… Read More

Faber: Big Trouble Coming for U.S., but Buy Stocks Now

Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says that the U.S. is headed for major trouble in the long term because of the impending implosion of the dollar — but in the short term, he’s buying stocks, reports Yahoo! TechTicker. Faber, one of the few to see the credit crash coming, says that with interest rates so low, investors should be buying up assets like stocks, commodities, and real estate in the next… Read More

Faber: Gold & Equities the Places to Be

Marc Faber, the money manager and Gloom Boom & Doom Report editor who has an excellent track record of market calls, sees severe inflation coming, and says investors should be putting their money in gold and equities — not bonds and cash. Faber says he thinks we most likely saw the market bottom on March 9, in part because any major drops in the market will be met with more government stimulus. But he also… Read More

Barron’s 2009 Roundtable Summary: Experts See Uncertain Times Ahead

This is the first of three Barron’s Roundtable articles featuring some of the best and brightest in the investment industry. In general, these experts see more uncertainty in 2009, but think there are ample opportunities for good stock-picking strategies. Writes Barron’s Lauren R. Rublen, “The [roundtable] was rife with history lessons and warnings — and optimism, too, that those who find bargains amid the rubble will reap rich rewards. Or, as [panelist] Meryl Witmer nicely… Read More