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Meb Faber

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Mebane Faber is a co-founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Cambria Investment Management. Faber is the manager of Cambria's ETFs, separate accounts and private investment funds for accredited investors. He is a frequent speaker and writer on investment strategies and has been featured in Barron's, The New York Times, and The New Yorker.
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Americana
A 400-Year History of American Capitalism
Bhu Srinivasan - Dec 04, 2018
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An absorbing and original narrative history of American capitalism NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE ECONOMIST From the days of the Mayflower and the Virginia Company, America has been a place for people to dream, invent, build, tinker, and bet the farm in pursuit of a better life. Americana takes us on a four-hundred-year journey of this spirit of ...
Meb Faber
Nov 09, 2020
Recently enjoyed reading Americana by @bhu_srinivasan ... Any other favorite books on economic history? Three more favorites: Birth of Plenty/Splendid Exchange by Bernstein Empire of Wealth by Gordon Ascent of Money by Ferguson     source
The Birth of Plenty
How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created
William Bernstein - Jul 12, 2010
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Compact and immensely readable . . . a tour de force. Prepare to be amazed. John C. Bogle, Founder and Former CEO, The Vanguard Group Vital a cogent, timely journey through the economic history of the modern world. Publishers WeeklyIn The Birth of Plenty, William Bernstein, the bestselling author of The Four Pillars of Investing, presents his prov...
Meb Faber
Nov 09, 2020
Recently enjoyed reading Americana by @bhu_srinivasan ... Any other favorite books on economic history? Three more favorites: Birth of Plenty/Splendid Exchange by Bernstein Empire of Wealth by Gordon Ascent of Money by Ferguson     source
The Ascent of Money
A Financial History of the World
Niall Ferguson - Oct 26, 2009 (first published in 2007)
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A richly original look at the origins of money and how it makes the world go ?roundNiall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of our financial system, from its genesis in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals on what he calls Planet Finance. What?s more, Ferguson reveals financial history as the essential ba...
Meb Faber
Nov 09, 2020
Recently enjoyed reading Americana by @bhu_srinivasan ... Any other favorite books on economic history? Three more favorites: Birth of Plenty/Splendid Exchange by Bernstein Empire of Wealth by Gordon Ascent of Money by Ferguson     source
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A Splendid Exchange
How Trade Shaped the World
William J. Bernstein - May 06, 2009
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Acclaimed by readers and critics around the globe, A Splendid Exchange is a sweeping narrative history of world trade--from Mesopotamia in 3000 B.C. to the firestorm over globalization today--that brilliantly explores trade's colorful and contentious past and provides new insights into its future....
Meb Faber
Nov 09, 2020
Recently enjoyed reading Americana by @bhu_srinivasan ... Any other favorite books on economic history? Three more favorites: Birth of Plenty/Splendid Exchange by Bernstein Empire of Wealth by Gordon Ascent of Money by Ferguson     source
An Empire of Wealth
The Epic History of American Economic Power
John Steele Gordon - Oct 25, 2005
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Throughout time, from ancient Rome to modern Britain, the great empires built and maintained their domination through force of arms and political power. But not the United States. America has dominated the world in a new, peaceful, and pervasive way -- through the continued creation of staggering wealth. In this authoritative, engrossing history, J...
Meb Faber
Nov 09, 2020
Recently enjoyed reading Americana by @bhu_srinivasan ... Any other favorite books on economic history? Three more favorites: Birth of Plenty/Splendid Exchange by Bernstein Empire of Wealth by Gordon Ascent of Money by Ferguson     source
Angel
How to Invest in Technology Startups--Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000
Jason Calacanis - Jul 18, 2017
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One of Silicon Valley’s most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups.There are two ways to make money in startups: create something valuable—or invest in the people that are creating valuable things.Over the past twenty-five years, Jason Calacanis has made a fortune investing in creators, spotting and helping build and...
Meb Faber
Jun 26, 2020
@ekhornung @tylertringas @earnestcapital @TR401 @Jason book is great     source
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The Overtaxed Investor
Slash Your Tax Bill & Be a Tax Alpha Dog
Phil DeMuth - Mar 02, 2016
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Taxes Come FirstEvery year, Congress used to paste together a mismash of temporary tax rules. Then the so-called American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 rocked this world, making long-range tax planning possible for the first time in a decade. Because tax rates skyrocketed, it also became necessary.Being tax-smart is now more important than ever. In o...
Meb Faber
Feb 07, 2020
Just read the updated version of @PhilDeMuth new book "The Overtaxed Investor". It's great, and likely more impactful on your wealth management than all the investment stuff we debate here... Bonus, a chapter on zero dividend stocks!!     source