The Ultimate Sports Guide By Leland Faust The story you are about to hear is true. The names have been changed to protect the innocent. (If you are old enough to remember Dragnet, the popular radio show from the 1940s which became a hit TV show in the 1950s, then you will know I have
MarketWatch By Jordi Lippe-McGraw The new year is right around the corner, and that means it’s resolution time. While you might be planning to drop 10 pounds or finally land your dream job, you should consider making some financial resolutions, too. In fact, according to a Fidelity survey, more than one-third of Americans made a
San Francisco Chronicle By Leland H. Faust 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
Huff Post By Leland Faust, Contributor 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
Huff Post By Leland Faust, Contributor 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
Inc. By Mandy Antoniacci 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
By Kevin Kruse, CONTRIBUTOR
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. His new book is A Capitalist’s Lament, which unmasks the Wall Street firms as entities that mislead us, overcharge us, and often expose us to too much risk. I really encourage anyone who’s interested in not just their own money but literally the future of America to read this book.
San Francisco Chronicle
By Leland H. Faust
Donald Trump ran on a populist platform. That is, when he was not ranting about immigrants bringing in drugs or raving about his TV ratings. As for government, he promised to drain the swamp in Washington. We’ll see. But what about the swamp on Wall Street? Not so much. Exhibit A: administration plans to derail the fiduciary rule for retirement plans. Apparently, the noxious greed of the nation’s financial establishment is safe from Trump’s dredging, in this case, at the expense of retirees, many who voted for him.
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.
Sports Business Journal
By Liz Mullen
Leland Faust, who has spent more than 30 years as a financial adviser to hundreds of athletes, has written a book that takes on Wall Street practices.