taleb

Taleb Feels “Forced to Own Stocks”

January 30, 2013

Black Swan author, Nassim Taleb was on CNBC where he expressed the viewpoint that he is forced to own stocks even though he is not particularly bullish. The reason is that Taleb has long felt that there is a potential Black Swan in hyperinflation. Thus, he avoids bonds at all costs. Subsequently, he is also […]

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Nassim Taleb Shorting Treasuries

February 7, 2011

Nassim Taleb, author of “The Black Swan,” and “Fooled By Randomness” recently spoke on a panel in Moscow where he said the “first thing” investors should avoid is U.S. Treasuries and the second is the dollar. Taleb, who also advises a hedge fund called Universa Investments, favors the Euro to the U.S. dollar mainly because […]

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