John Burbank (Passport Capital) explains his process

In case you haven’t been paying attention, John Burbank is on fire. His fund, Passport Capital, has been dead right on emerging market / commodity weakness in 2015 and, according to the latest reports I’ve seen, is up high-teens percentages this year. This stands in sharp contrast to the high-teens percentage losses currently being inflicted on many of the other name-brand hedge funds.

John addresses a room at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business for a recent video. It’s an amazing discussion of his firm’s process, which is top down macro, bottom up fundamental, with a little bit of quant thrown in to the mix as well. Find the time for this:

Hat tip Value Walk for unearthing this. 

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