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Eric and Meb Faber - January 2022

Key Takeways

  • Listen to the entire episode.
  • Stocks and bonds may or may not be correlated in the future, but in Standpoint’s opinion relying on just two asset classes is not prudent. It’s better to cast your net wide in an intelligent risk managed approach.
  • In early 2000 and 2007 the stock market indexes held near highs for a year or two before falling. However, the average price of the underlying stocks was already in a significant decline.
  • The ability to take short exposure can allow you to make money on bonds if interest rates go up. 
  • Volatility is the result of risk, it’s a post action symptom. The risk that investors should be concerned about is the amount of money you could lose at any given time. 

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