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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.

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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

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NEW book, “A Capitalist’s Lament – How Wall Street is Fleecing You and Ruining America” now available!


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Literacyworks presents Leland Faust

Event date: Sunday, March 18, 2018 – 4:00pm
Featured Book: A Capitalist’s Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America
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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

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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 Investment Advice You’ll Ever Receive: An Interview With Leland Faust

National & International Roundtable

from Moneylife Show | 10/19/16

National & International Roundtable

from Blog Talk Radio | 10/19/16