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Manager Insights

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.

Brexit Reaction

June 24, 2016

David Herro, CIO for International Equities, provides his thoughts surrounding Britain's vote to exit the European Union.

The Case for Eating Your Own Cooking

March 09, 2016

We eat our own cooking, and we like management teams that eat theirs.

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Strategy Commentary

U.S. Equity

December 2016

Immediately following the presidential election, U.S. index futures plunged, and at one point, futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 900 points. Surprisingly, as investors absorbed the implications of this political sea change, key indexes rebounded and ended higher on November 9.

International Equity

December 2016

Major global market movements in the fourth quarter were largely influenced by the results of the U.S. presidential election in November. Although futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 900 points in the immediate aftermath of the election, investors surprisingly absorbed the implications of this political sea change.

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News & Announcements

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.

Q&A with The Motley Fool, Part II

October 4, 2016

This fall, portfolio manager Bill Nygren answered some questions about various investment topics for The Motley Fool.


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