Marc Faber‘s Biography
Most famous for advising his readers to sell stocks before the 1987 Black Monday market crash, Marc is well known for his “contrarian” approach to investment and his reports on unusual investment opportunities are widely followed in his monthly newsletter “The Gloom Boom & Doom” report.
Dr Faber serves as director, advisor, and shareholder of a number of investment funds that focus on emerging and frontier markets, including Leopard Capital’s Leopard Cambodia Fund and Asia Frontier Capital Ltd.’s AFC Asia Frontier Fund. He’s also the 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.
Marc is a Swiss investment analyst, economic historian, and entrepreneur. Having previously worked for White Weld in New York, Zurich and Hong Kong and in Hong Hong for Drexel Burnham Lambert, when the firm was the junk bond king of Wall Street, he set up his own eponymous business in 1990. His company acts as an investment advisor, fund manager and broker/dealer.
Marc also serves as director or advisor of a number of investment funds that focus on emerging and frontier markets. He is the author of several books including best-seller “Tomorrow’s Gold – Asia’s Age of Discovery”, now in its 4th edition. In this book Mark predicted the market rises of oil, precious metals, other commodities, the strengthening of emerging markets and especially China.
He is a regular speaker at investment seminars and is associated with a wide variety of investment funds.