Saturday, February 8, 2014

Tech Stocks may Get You Burned Warns Marc Faber

"It's easy to blame someone else for ones problems," says Faber. "Emerging markets central bankers are blaming now the Fed for the tapering… The Fed has brought about problem in emerging economies. But, it's not the tapering. It's the previous bubble they created because investors were chasing yield. They bought emerging market stocks, emerging market currencies, and bonds. They pushed up these asset prices to relatively high levels."

"The market in the US, the S&P went from 666 in March 2009 – almost five years ago – to 1,850," says Faber. "Now the market dropped 7% and it seems that it's the end of the world. This is ridiculous."

"Compared to the previous increase in prices," says Faber, "the market retreat of 7% is nothing, nothing at all!
"Social media stocks are more overpriced than the internet shares were in year 2000," says Faber."In year 2000, between January and March, [internet stocks] still went up 30%.... And then, it collapsed," says Faber. "I'm not saying that individual investors should short these stocks because they may get burned. But, by and large, the fact that they still go up doesn't make them good value from a long-term perspective."
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Marc Faber is an international investor known for his uncanny predictions of the stock market and futures markets around the world.Dr. Doom also trades currencies and commodity futures like Gold and Oil.

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Dr. Marc Faber author of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report is a world class Investor, Doctor Faber 's typically controversial and contrarian views have earned him the label of Dr. Doom. Doctor Doom also trades currencies and commodity futures like Gold Natural Gas and Crude Oil.Even his harshest critics must admit that he's been unerringly correct in his market forecasts over the past three decades . Marc Faber is a Swiss investor.He 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, which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager. Faber is publisher of the Gloom Boom & Doom Report newsletter and is the director of Marc Faber Ltd which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager.