STANDARD DEVIATIONS PODCAST: Meb Faber – Market Timing, Limited Liquidity & More


This week on Standard Deviations with Dr. Daniel Crosby, Dr. Crosby speaks with Meb Faber.

Mr. Faber is a co-founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Cambria Investment Management. Faber is the manager of Cambria’s ETFs and separate accounts. Mr. Faber is the host of The Meb Faber Show podcast and has authored numerous white papers and leather-bound books. 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. Mr. Faber graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Engineering Science and Biology.

Tune in to hear:

  • How has Meb’s world, and domestic, travel shifted the way he thinks about investment?
  • What is Meb’s least popular idea about investing?
  • Why is it so important to codify and pre-commit to your own sell strategy?
  • What is Meb’s “red light, green light” approach? How does he think about market timing and tactical asset allocation?
  • Meb likes to give out free business ideas that he doesn’t have the bandwidth to take on himself. Has anyone ever run with one of these ideas and what is his latest and greatest business idea?
  • What lessons has Meb learned across his experiences as an angel investor?

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Educated at Brigham Young and Emory Universities, Dr. Daniel Crosby, the personality behind STANDARD DEVIATIONS podcast, is a psychologist and behavioral finance expert who helps organizations understand the intersection of mind and markets.

Dr. Crosby’s first book, Personal Benchmark: Integrating Behavioral Finance and Investment Management, was a New York Times bestseller. His second book, The Laws of Wealth, was named the best investment book of 2017 by the Axiom Business Book Awards and has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and German. His latest work, The Behavioral Investor, is an in-depth look at how sociology, psychology and neurology all impact investment decision-making.