, born February 28, 1946, is an investment analyst and entrepreneur.
Faber was born in Zürich and schooled in Geneva
, Switzerland, where he raced for the Swiss National Ski Team. He studied Economics
at the University of Zurich
and, at the age of 24, obtained a Ph.D.
degree in Economics magna cum laude
. Faber is best known for the
newsletter and its related web site featuring "Dance of Death" paintings created by Kaspar Meglinger.
During the 1970s Faber worked for White Weld & Company
Limited in New York City
, Zürich, and Hong Kong
. He moved to Hong Kong in 1973. He was a managing director at Drexel Burnham Lambert
Ltd Hong Kong from the beginning of 1978 until the firm's collapse in 1990. In 1990, he set up his own business, Marc Faber Limited. Faber now resides in Chiangmai
, though he keeps a small office in Hong Kong
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
."Riding the Millennial Storm - Marc Faber's Path to Profit in the Financial Crisis". In Global Investor Bookshop
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