Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Marc Faber : The Government is a Cancer

ET Now: So how should investors approach the current market scenario and can India stand out in this stormy environment?

Marc Faber : I think that investors by and large have to shift their strategy and they need to focus on the question: how do I lose the least money? Number two, I think the governments have to focus on the question -- have we intervened too much? Are we becoming socialistic or a centrally planned economy? I can tell you,  I have been visiting centrally planned economies from Czechoslovakia in 1968 to Russia in 1980, China in 1978, Vietnam in 1989. The centrally planned economy is a complete disaster and we have to go back to the individual, taking personal responsibility and when something goes wrong, people should not say the government should do this, the government should do that. You must remember, the government cannot help you. The government is a cancer and it can only temporary boost economic activity by throwing money at the system or by launching a huge spending packages but in the long term, government's expansion efforts have a negative impact on the free market.

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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.

1 comment:

  1. Totally agree with you. The government system play the main role in country. And of course, they should mostly do, what say and need people. The Government it's not a God of a society, it's just intermediate cancer.


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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.

Dr Faber studied economics at the University of Zurich and, at the age of 24, obtained a PhD in economics. He publishes a widely read monthly investment newsletter The Gloom, Boom & Doom 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 bestseller list and has been translated into Japanese, Korean, Thai and German. 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.