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A CAPITALIST’S LAMENT
How Wall Street is Fleecing You and Ruining America
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Leland Faust is an honors graduate from both the University of California, Berkeley (Economics) and Harvard Law School. He is the founder of CSI Capital Management where he served as Chief Investment Officer for 33 years, supervising over $1.5 billion in assets.
From 1997 to 2010, Leland was the Senior Portfolio Manager of the CSI Equity Fund, a publicly traded mutual fund recognized by The Wall Street Journal and USA Today as a top performing equity fund. Barron’s included him in its annual list of top 100 mutual fund managers. From 2007 to 2010 (the only years he was eligible), Leland was selected by Barron’s as one of the top 100 independent investment advisors in the country. He was also named among the 100 Most Powerful People in Sports by The Sporting News, making him one of only two investment advisors ever to be included in that roster.
Leland Faust Speaker Talk Topics:
- Fake News From Wall Street
- How To Prosper In Uncertain Times
- How To Lose A Fortune In Today’s Market
- How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America
- Are Professional Athletes Underpaid?
- How Investing For Celebrities Applies To You
- Money And The Culture of Pro Sports
In the News
Leland Faust Featured on C-SPAN
A Capitalist’s Lament Leland Faust talked about his book A Capitalist’s Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America, in which he argues that regular Americans are being fleeced and exposed to high level risks by Wall Street financial firms that are only interested in increasing their own bottom line. Mr. Faust spoke with Roy Eisenhardt. Read Full Article
Hedge funds are no place for public pension investments
In 2016, for an eighth consecutive year, the average hedge fund trailed the return of the benchmark S&P 500 index. That underperformance has averaged more than 5 percent each year. But that didn’t stop the top-paid hedge fund managers from raking it in, regardless of their fund’s poor performance. Read Full Article
How to Speed Up Play in Baseball
After the first two weeks of the 2017 major-league baseball season, it was reported that the average length of a nine inning game had increased to about three hours six minutes, or about five minutes more than last season. So it would seem that so far MLB’s efforts to quicken the pace have been a failure. Duh. Read Full Article
Is Tom Brady Really The Greatest Quarterback Ever?
With the NFL draft starting this evening, we have been treated to the annual round-the-clock analysis of who will take whom and which players will be the League’s next stars. But as I think most of us know, the draft is really overrated. Despite the teams spending God knows how much on scouting players in person, reviewing film, and testing for physical attributes (did someone say NFL combine?), we see time and again high draft picks disappointing and lower picks excelling. Read Full Article
The Best Financial Advice for NFL Draftees and Startups from One of The Most Powerful People in Sports
Picture it. You finally hit that thrilling pinnacle of your life–fame, fulfillment, and the fortune that comes with it. And I’m not just talking about some money, I’m talking about the this is a dream come true kind of bank. Seemingly overnight, you went from the monthly financial responsibilities of “roommate-shared rent” and a Netflix account to hiring someone to manage your money – someone you will later discover completely fools you. Read Full Article
One Of The World’s Top Financial Advisors Says This Is The Best Way To Invest Your Money
Would you like to cut through all the Wall Street bull and know the right way to invest your money? There’s so many people out there telling you they know what’s best, from the financial media to whoever’s playing on the hot trend of the moment. But who really has it right?
Leland Faust is an author, speaker and a triathlete — and he’s also the founder of CSI Capital Management, where he used to supervise over 1.5 billion in assets for 30 years. He’s been named a Barron’s Top 100 Mutual Fund Manager, and was more recently named as a Top 100 Independent Investment Advisor. Read Full Article
The Best Investment Advice You’ll Ever Receive: An Interview With Leland Faust
Wall Street Raw Radio with Mark Leibovit
A Cubs Fan’s Lament
95.7 The Game
Leland interview with Tom Tolbert on KNBR
National & International Roundtable
from Moneylife Show | 10/19/16