244: Meb Faber Returns to Talk Inflation


Fan favorite Meb Faber returns to the show after a 6 year absence to tell us about the current state of inflation. Johnny & Sam also talk about how inflation has effected them living in Europe compared to what Meb is seeing in the United States.

Mr. Faber is a co-founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Cambria Investment Management. Faber is the manager of Cambria’s ETFs and separate accounts. Mr. Faber is the host of The Meb Faber Show podcast and has authored numerous white papers and leather-bound books. He is a frequent speaker and writer on investment strategies and has been featured in Barron’s, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. Mr. Faber graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Engineering Science and Biology.


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Time Stamp:

  • 15:30 – What is new with you for the last 2 years?
  • 22:20 – Have you seen similarities with investment being made between the start of covid and the start of this bear market?
  • 27:10 – What are you seeing being affected by inflation, besides the obvious (gas etc)?
  • 31:08 – How does inflation affect your profit and what can you do about it?
  • 46:49 – How are collectibles affected by inflation?
  • 51:18 – Do you ever invest in tips?
  • 53:52 – Anything new you are working on at Cambria Investments?

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