Bruce Berkowitz: The FOMO Fallacy: Making Rational Decisions in a Hyped Market

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In this interview with Richer, Wiser, Happier, Bruce Berkowitz explains how rampant market fervor, driven by envy and selective information, can be detrimental to rational investment decisions and mental well-being. He discusses how he found himself overwhelmed by the pressure and negativity associated with hype. He resorted to avoiding social … Read More

Bruce Berkowitz: The Dangers of Investing In Heavily Regulated Industries

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During his recent interview with WealthTrack, Bruce Berkowitz expresses hesitation about investing in highly regulated businesses where government decisions can significantly impact a company’s fate based on their perception of social good. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Berkowitz: I am more hesitant to deal with highly regulated businesses, where … Read More

21 Timeless Investing Lessons From Bruce Berkowitz

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Bruce Berkowitz is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Fairholme Capital Management, and President and a Director of Fairholme Funds, Inc. In 2010 Berkowitz was named as the 2009 Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Year by Morningstar as well as the Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Decade (2000-2009), also by … Read More

Bruce Berkowitz – ETF’s Occasionally Swing To Illogical Extremes – We Prefer Unpopular, Underpriced, and Underweighted

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Bruce Berkowitz recently released The Fairholme Funds 2016 Annual Report in which he discusses the current trend towards ETF investing and he provides the following warning for investors: Exchange-traded index funds (“ETFs”) are all the rage these days for their straightforward, low-cost replication of broad indexes. While it is a … Read More