Our next guest of PFI Talks was Marc Faber a.k.a. ‘Dr. Doom’. Marc Faber, who studied at the University of Zurich and earned his PhD in Economics at the age of 24, is considered one of the world’s premier economists and stock market investors. Known for his “contrarian” investment approach, Dr. Faber is renowned for his timely market predictions. He is also the author of an Amazon best seller, Tomorrow’s Gold- Asia’s Age of Discovery, has been a regular contributor to several of the world’s leading financial publications, and is publisher of the widely read Gloom Boom & Doom Report.
Interview in Czech language
Interview in English language
Marc Faber – Investor/The Gloom Boom & Doom Publisher
Dr Marc Faber was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He went to school in Geneva and Zurich and finished high school with the Matura. He studied Economics at the University of Zurich and, at the age of 24, obtained a PhD in Economics magna cum laude.
Between 1970 and 1978, Dr Faber worked for White Weld & Company Limited in New York, Zurich and Hong Kong. Since 1973, he has lived in Hong Kong. From 1978 to February 1990, he was the Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert (HK) Ltd.
In June 1990, he set up his own business, publishing a widely read monthly investment newsletter “THE GLOOM BOOM & DOOM” report which highlights unusual investment opportunities. He is also the author of several books including “TOMORROW’S GOLD – Asia’s Age of Discovery” which was first published in 2002 and highlights future investment opportunities around the world. “TOMORROW’S GOLD” was for several weeks on Amazon’s best seller list and has been translated into Japanese, Korean, Thai and German.
Dr. Faber is also a regular contributor to several leading financial publications around the world.
A book on Dr Faber, “RIDING THE MILLENNIAL STORM”, by Nury Vittachi, was published in 1998.
A regular speaker at various investment seminars, Dr Faber is well known for his “contrarian” investment approach.