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Manager Insights

Maybe U.S. Stocks Aren’t Overvalued

May 3, 2017 - Bill Nygren

Is the market cheap? Is it expensive? Bill Nygren explores how both conclusions could be drawn by investors, and why we stay away from market timing.

The Psychology of Ownership and Investing

March 15, 2017 - Lauren Harvey

There is a well-established phenomenon in psychology called the endowment effect. In an investment context, it manifests as falling in love with stocks that are already owned, skewing perceived value and impeding objectivity. Product Specialist Lauren Harvey explores how we work to combat its negative effects.

Sacrificing the Short Term for the Long Term

February 16, 2017 - Eric Liu

As patient value investors, we oftentimes encourage our clients to stomach volatile short-term performance in exchange for long-term investment success. Portfolio Manager and Senior International Investment Analyst Eric Liu further explores our thought process.

Joe Maddon Made the Cubs Better. Could He Do the Same for Investors?

November 07, 2016

Bill Nygren examines how five slogans from the Cubs’ manager can be taken off the field and applied to investing.

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Strategy Commentary

U.S. Equity

June 2017

Key U.S. indexes reached record high levels during the quarter amid episodes of solid advances followed by significant retreats. Technology shares started out particularly strong, pushing the Nasdaq Index to achieve a series of high closing levels.

International Equity

June 2017

A little over one year ago, citizens of the U.K. voted to leave the European Union. Global equity markets strongly reacted to this decision as the pound sterling dropped and the yen, viewed as a “safe haven,” strengthened.

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News & Announcements

Fresh Perspective

May 31, 2017 - Value Investor Insight

Bill Nygren and Win Murray answer questions from Value Investor Insight on a range of topics including how even the best-known companies can become mispriced, where we’re finding value, and what we think the market is missing in many well-known companies.

David Herro Named Morningstar’s 2016 International-Stock Fund Manager of the Year

January 25, 2017

Portfolio manager David Herro has been selected as the award recipient for 2016.

Anniversary Video

November 3, 2016

To mark the 40th year in business for Harris Associates and three notable anniversaries in the Oakmark Funds, Bill Nygren sat down to reflect on the consistent philosophy and practices that have governed the firm since its inception.


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