Marc Faber: Investing For The End Of The World As We Know It

Wealthion, Released on 8/13/21

Global macro analyst Marc Faber foresees increasing government intervention resulting in inflation, currency debasement, slowing economic growth, financial crisis and loss of freedoms. These concerns are rooted in his prodigious study of failed monetary and political regimes throughout history. Are you worried about the future? If so, I can pretty much guarantee you that no matter how concerned your outlook is, it’s still brightly sunny compared to longtime contrarian macro analyst Dr. Marc Faber, editor and publisher of the Gloom Doom Boom report. Marc is well-known for his global investment view, his skepticism of central planners, and his bold and often contrarian predictions. Using a global perspective and millennia of historical precedent, Marc sees challenging times ahead. And safety warning: if you frighten easily, you’ll want to fully strap in before watching further…

Part 1 (part 2 below)

In this Part 2 of our interview with global macro analyst Marc Faber, Marc provides his preferred investments and recommended portfolio allocation for the future he sees coming.

Marc favors an allocation of:
25% global equities (with a heavy weighting towards Emerging Markets)
25% global bonds
25% precious metals (gold, silver & platinum)
25% real estate

Part 2

Dr. Marc Faber was born in Zurich, Switzerland and obtained a PhD in Economics at the University of Zurich. Between 1970 and 1978, Dr. Faber worked for White Weld & Company Limited in New York, Zurich and Hong Kong. From 1978 to February 1990, he was the Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert (HK) Ltd. In 1990, he set up his own business, Marc Faber Limited which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager. Dr. Faber publishes a widely read monthly investment newsletter, “The Gloom Boom & Doom Report,” which highlights unusual investment opportunities, and is the author of several books including Tomorrow’s Gold: Asia’s age of discovery which was a best seller on Amazon. Dr. Faber is known for his “contrarian” investment approach and charismatic personality. He became infamous after calling the 1987 crash in US equities.

Adam Taggart is the Founder of Wealthion. He is also Co-Founder and former President of Peak Prosperity. Adam is an experienced Silicon Valley internet executive and Stanford MBA. Prior to partnering with Chris Martenson (Adam was General Manager of our earlier site,, he was a Vice President at Yahoo!, a company he served for nine years. Before that, he did the ‘startup thing’ (, sold to CNET in 2001). As a fresh-faced graduate from Brown University in the early 1990s, Adam got a first-hand look at all that was broken with Wall Street as an investment banking analyst for Merrill Lynch. Most importantly, he’s a devoted husband and dad.

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