Seth Klarman

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A scene from The Big Short (2015)

Michael Burry, the hero of The Big Short movie who became famous for his prescient bets against the US housing bubble, says financial markets are now (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. All investors can suffer from short-termism, says fund manager Joe Wiggins, “but it is easier for amateur investors to avoid it”. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Inside information, better tools, better connections, access to almost infinite amounts of data – it’s fair to say ordinary investors can’t compete ag(...)

“Many people in the financial services industry who claim to be in the business of providing advice are in fact in the business of making sales.” File photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

Stock markets have been strangely calm in 2017, but this quiet won’t last forever – it never does. What will you do when markets eventually head south(...)

 John Templeton:  “The four most dangerous words in investing are ‘This time it’s different’ ”  Photograph: PA/Wire

Sometimes, you can find more wisdom in a single sentence than in an entire book, and that’s particularly true amongst the investment and trading frate(...)

Donald Trump-induced trade disruptions are a possibility in 2017, says BlackRock’s Larry Fink. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

It has been four months since the S&P 500 suffered a daily loss of at least 1 per cent, the longest streak since 2006. With stocks hitting fresh a(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton: A number of prominent Republicans  say they are seeking money and endorsements from other GOP  members disillusioned by their candidate, businessman Donald  Trump. Photograph:  Andrew Harnik/AP

Groups of wealthy Republicans unhappy with nominee Donald Trump have been privately courting prominent peers to join them in backing Democrat Hillary (...)

On a high: the continued advance of equities means one influential strategist sees almost no value in the US market and precious little elsewhere.Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The US stock market is “hideously expensive,” according to James Montier, an influential strategist with GMO, a global investment management firm bas(...)

Airbnb chief executive Brian Chesky: said the company is raising $400m to expand its peer-to-peer home renting marketplace into a broader offering of “hospitality”, including transport or cleaning services. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Airbnb is set to join Dropbox and WhatsApp in Silicon Valley’s $10 billion valuation club with a private fundraising that will price the home-r(...)

Image of the week: Mind the Gap Is the Gap (...)

The balanced fund diversified across a range of asset classes has for decades been a staple choice of long-term savers. Seeking to harvest the benefit(...)

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