Posts Tagged ‘Ray Dalio’

‘World Repeating Japan’s 1997 Mistake’ Interview from CNBC

In Articles on August 15, 2011 at 5:14 pm

I recalled in one of Ray Dalio’s interviews he opined that in the bipolar world, where there is a sharp divide between developed debtor countries (those who can and cannot print money; the latter the example of the U.S., and the former the examples of Portugal, Ireland, Greece and Spain) and creditor countries like China and Brazil. Debtor countries who don’t have independent monetary policy and can’t print money will need to restructure their debt and those who can will devalue their currencies. Creditor countries will need to revalue their currencies in order to have independent monetary policies.

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The Next Seismic Shift

In Articles on August 9, 2011 at 4:46 pm

I recently wrote a piece on mini black swan events in “The Next Greatest Trade Ever?
Funny nobody commented that I was being paranoid. Cursory glance at today’s headlines is too much doom and gloom. Perhaps to the point of comical if you think deeper. But when Dalio (the guy who runs the world’s biggest hedge fund) speaks, we should definitely pay heed.

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Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates Speech and Principles

In Articles on July 22, 2011 at 12:27 am

I have a confession to make. I ardently admire Ray Dalio (in a professional manner of worship), regardless of the furor over his principles, or the world’s biggest hedge fund reign*. Full disclosure: I have yet to finish reading his principles. And yes, Ray ranks among the top of my long list of hedge fund managers/traders that I put on a pedestal. See “Reminiscences of a Stock Operator” cheat sheet. Part 1 for another one.

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Notable Hedge Fund Managers Started Investing When They Were in Their Teens

In Articles on July 19, 2011 at 3:27 pm

The ability to produce amazing alpha with favorable risk/reward ratio is a testament of the manager’s skill in running a hedge fund. To be consistently good at churning out positive return year after year is a challenge as a single huge loss in one year means higher return next is needed to bring the performance back to the targeted Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR). What then is the key determinant of the manager’s skill?

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