The Ivy Portfolio by Mebane T. Faber
How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets

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A do-it-yourself guide to investing like the renowned Harvard and Yale endowments. The Ivy Portfolio shows step-by-step how to track and mimic the investment strategies of the highly successful Harvard and Yale endowments. Using the endowment Policy Portfolios as a guide, the authors illustrate how an investor can develop a strategic asset allocation using an ETF-based investment approach. The Ivy Portfolio also reveals a novel method for investors to reduce their risk through a tactical asset allocation strategy to protect them from bear markets. The book will also showcase a method to follow the smart money and piggyback the top hedge funds and their stock-picking abilities. With readable, straightforward advice, The Ivy Portfolio will show investors exactly how this can be accomplished-and allow them to achieve an unparalleled level of investment success in the process. With all of the uncertainty in the markets today, The Ivy Portfolio helps the reader answer the most often asked question in investing today - "What do I do"?
 

About Mebane T. Faber

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Mebane T. Faber, CAIA, CMT, is the Portfolio Manager at Cambria Investment Management where he manages equity and global tactical asset allocation portfolios and the Cambria Global Tactical ETF (GTAA). He is a frequent speaker and writer on investment strategies and authors the World Beta blog.Eric W. Richardson, JD, is the founder and CEO of Cambria Investment Management. He serves as the co-manager of the global tactical asset allocation portfolios and the Cambria Global Tactical ETF (GTAA).
 
Published March 30, 2009 by Wiley. 240 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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Seeking Alpha

Assuming VNQ rises today (10/24/2011) above its 195-Day EMA, we will buy a full position in VNQ and then neglect it for 30 days.

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Seeking Alpha

Bonds are held in the portfolio as a diversifier, risk inhibiter, and income generator.

Jun 28 2012 | Read Full Review of The Ivy Portfolio: How to Inv...

Seeking Alpha

While the following portfolio was not initially set up to follow any type of risk reduction model, the portfolio described below is an excellent candidate for such a model.

Feb 22 2012 | Read Full Review of The Ivy Portfolio: How to Inv...

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