All posts tagged "endowments"

  • margin debt to gdp and subsequent s&p 500 returns
    Investing Links of Interest – June 10, 2013

    Pragmatic Capitalism reports that AAII investor allocation survey indicates small investors have their allocation tilted towards stocks at the highest ratio since September 2007. Excerpt: Equity allocations nearly hit an six-year high last month, according to the...

    • Posted June 10, 2013
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  • Are the Big College Endowments Really Big Losers?

    John Hechinger has written an article for the Wall Street Journal entitled, “Harvard, Yale Are Big Losers in ‘The Game’ of Investing.” By utilizing exotic thinly traded investments these ivy league schools suffered 30% losses in the...

    • Posted September 12, 2009
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  • The Most Useful Recent Book on Investing According to Business Week

    The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets, by money managers Mebane Faber and Eric Richardson, who work at Cambria Investment Management. They analyze how the endowments of Harvard and Yale...

    • Posted April 13, 2009
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