Marc Faber (born February 28, 1946) is a Swiss investor. Faber is publisher of the Gloom Boom & Doom Report newsletter and is the director of Marc Faber Ltd which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager. Faber also serves as director or advisor of a number of investment funds that focus on emerging and frontier markets, including Leopard Capital’s Leopard Cambodia Fund and Leopard Sri Lanka Fund.
Faber has a reputation for being a contrarian investor and has been called "Doctor Doom" for a number of years. He was the subject of a book written by Nury Vittachi in 1998 entitled Doctor Doom - Riding the Millennial Storm - Marc Faber's Path to Profit in the Financial Crisis. Faber has become a frequent speaker in various forums and makes numerous appearances on television around the world including various CNBC and Bloomberg outlets, as well as on internet venues like Jim Puplava's internet radio show. Faber has also engaged the Barron's Roundtable and the Manhattan Mises Circle.
Famous quotes containing the words marc and/or faber:
“Let us be realistic and demand the impossible.
[Soyons réalistes, demandons limpossible.]”
—Graffito. Paris 68, ch. 2, Marc Rohan (1988)
“Wha lies here?
I, Johnny Doo.
Hoo, Johnny, is that you?
Ay, man, but am dead noo.”
—Anonymous. Johnny Doo, from Geoffrey Grigsons Faber Book of Epigrams and Epitaphs, Faber & Faber (1977)