Investment Legend Bill Miller recently sat down with Wall Street’s number one economist Ed Hyman for an exclusive WEALTHTRACK television interview. Miller, who remains the only mutual fund manager on record to beat the market for 15 consecutive years has gone through some rough patches but he always comes back. His Legg Mason Opportunity Trust fund is once again leading the pack. It was named the number one mutual fund in 2012 and number 2 last year in The Wall Street Journal’s Winners’ Circle ranking of diversified U.S. stock funds. Legg Mason Opportunity Trust was up 40% in 2012 and 67% last year. Miller talks about what he sees as his competitive edge.
Part 2 of an exclusive interview with Wall Street legends, Ed Hyman and Bill Miller! Where do both pros think there is the most money to be made this year? Hyman gives his “one free pass” for investors and Miller shares his two “no brainers.” Continue Reading »
Two investing legends come together in an exclusive television interview this week! ISI Group’s Ed Hyman, Wall Street’s number one ranked economist for 34 years running, is joined by Legg Mason’s history-making portfolio manager Bill Miller to discuss their top investment forecasts and strategies for 2014. Continue Reading »
A TV exclusive with legendary value investor Bill Miller. The only mutual fund manager to beat the S&P 500 for 15 years in a row, Miller’s Legg Mason Capital Management Opportunity Fund was the number one mutual fund last year. Where is he investing now? Find out! Continue Reading »
The Underperformance Gap:
- Most investors do substantially worse than the mutual funds they invest in
- Investors sell funds that underperform for 2-3 years
- Investors switch to funds with several years of outperformance
- Sell low/ buy high strategy is sure fire recipe for subpar results
If you can’t tolerate sticking with a manager who isn’t doing well, even if they have a great long term record- then go with a passive index fund. If you are willing to stick with a manager you believe in- stay actively invested.