Howard Marks

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Lawrence Lam

Great investors have an uncanny ability to find attractive investment opportunities in any market. During the depths of the GFC when fear of the unknown paralysed most investors, Howard Marks, co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, invested an average of USD $625 million per week during 2008-2009. A shrewd (and profitable)... Show More

Jonathan Rochford

Howard Marks has long been regarded as one of the great investment communicators; wise enough to understand how investment markets work and witty enough to explain it in an interesting way. His ad-hoc memos always receive broad coverage and are considered essential reading by many including Warren Buffett. Readers of... Show More

Investment Theme
Alex Cowie

In little over a year since launching The Rules of Investing podcast, Patrick Poke has published 28 podcasts with Australia’s best fund managers, hitting the iTunes top 10 on multiple occasions, achieving episodes with over 6000 plays, and racking up a cumulative 5.2 years of listening time. After such a... Show More

Lawrence Lam

Having spoken to many investors, the most common misjudgement I’ve observed is binary thinking. That is the tendency to think in black and white. Let me share two stories that illustrate why investors are missing out because of this, and how you can avoid the same pitfalls. Show More

Alex Cowie

Warren Buffett once said: “When I see memos from Howard Marks in my mail, they’re the first thing I open and read. I always learn something.” Earlier this week, Marks held an AMA (ask me anything) for investors. Here are some of the key takeaways of this dialogue with one... Show More

Paul Wylie

Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital has recently released his updated view on the current market environment. The view of Oaktree is interesting, as they invest across most asset classes and in every part of the capital structure. Show More

Lachlan Hughes

Earlier this year I reviewed my top ten investment books of all time on Livewire. My goal was to share some of the perspectives of the world’s best investors. In this wire, I summarise those reviews to identify the top five characteristics of the world's best investors, the 'Super investors'. Show More