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Marc Faber

Marc Faber

THERE IS NO EDUCATION LIKE STRESS

Category
Management & Leadership, Economy & Finance
Type
Expert | Thought leader, Business leader | Entrepeneur
Employability
Keynote speaker
Languages
English
Origin
Switzerland

Timeline

  • 1998
  • Nury Vittachi published a book on Dr Faber, “RIDING THE MILLENNIAL STORM”
  • 1990
  • own business, MARC FABER LIMITED
  • 1978
  • Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert

Biography

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, MARC FABER LIMITED which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager.

Dr Faber publishes a widely read monthly investment newsletter "The Gloom Boom & Doom Report" report which highlights unusual investment opportunities, and is 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 is being translated into Japanese, Chinese, 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 Nuri Vittachi, was published in 1998.

Employability

Keynote speaker

Speaker

A regular speaker at various investment seminars, Dr Faber is well known for his "contrarian" investment approach. He is also associated with a variety of funds and is a member of the Board of Directors of numerous companies.

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