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What investors can learn from Ray Dalio

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Thos Robinson/Getty Images Ray Dalio is without doubt a member of the master class of the world's investors. He runs Bridgewater Associates, one of the most successful and the largest hedge funds in the world.
Similarly, like many of the Investment Masters, Ray believes in seeking the truth by testing investment ideas , learning from mistakes and remaining humble . This was never more evident than in his experience in predicting the Debt Crisis in the early 1980's. Whilst his prediction was uncannily accurate, Ray also predicted that the stock market would fall at the same time. The...
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Hedge fund billionaire Seth Klarman is returning cash to clients - and that shows how hard investing can be

Hedge fund billionaire Seth Klarman is returning cash to clients - and that shows how hard investing can be

10 monthes ago   |   By

At some presentations I gave last week in included the following slide:
A Wealth of Common Sense
These quotes come from an interview legendary hedge fund investor Seth Klarman gave to the Wall Street Journal . Klarman isn't as well known to the general investing public as some of his peers but his track record ranks right up there in terms of the greatest of all-time. When someone like Klarman makes these types of warnings it's hard to ignore.
But here's the kicker - Klarman made these comments in May of 2010. The S&P 500 is up almost 170% since then. The economy hasn't gone off the rails...
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