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Nicholas Vardy

Portfolio Manager,

VFO Asset Management

  • Contributing Editor for Liberty Through Wealth
  • Regular Commentator on CNN International and Fox Business
  • Cited in Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, CBS MarketWatch, Yahoo Finance and MSN Money Central

About Nicholas

Based in London, Nicholas Vardy is a widely recognized expert on global investing, financial history, and trading psychology. A former global emerging markets portfolio manager for Janus Henderson, Mr. Vardy is currently portfolio manager at VFO asset management, a family office. He has been a regular commentator on CNN International and Fox Business Network. Mr. Vardy has been an invited speaker to Cambridge University's Judge Business School, the University of Chicago's Booth Graduate School of Business, NYU Stern Business School, and the Corvinus Business School in Budapest, Hungary. He is currently completing a forthcoming book: This Time It's Different': A History of Financial Manias.

Nicholas's Articles

Microcap stocks are an under-covered segment of the market. That also means that they offer some of the very best investment opportunities. It’s where Peter Lynch and Warren Buffett would go fishing if they only could. Alas, the size of their portfolios precludes them from doing just that. One I like is Lakeland Industries, Inc. (LAKE), highlights Nicholas Vardy, editor of Microcap Moonshots.
The tech-heavy Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) has continued to grind higher, notching fresh all-time peaks recently. Yet an ominous divergence has emerged as the underlying index scales new heights. Here are three key reasons this divergence should deeply concern investors, writes Nicholas Vardy, editor of The Global Guru.
Have you ever considered quitting stock picking and just investing in an ETF that tracks an index of microcap stocks? After all, conventional wisdom says you should buy index funds like the iShares Micro-Cap ETF (IWC) and ignore stock picking altogether. But the reality is different, and I believe names like VAALCO Energy (EGY) may have more room to run, writes Nicholas Vardy, editor of Microcap Moonshots.
I want to introduce you to what just might be the smartest “smart beta” strategy I’ve come across yet; the Cambria Core Equity ETF (CCOR) is the closest thing to a sophisticated hedge fund in the ETF space I’ve ever seen, explains Nicholas Vardy, editor of Oxford Wealth Accelerator.

Nicholas's Videos

Tesla disrupted cars. Facebook disrupted the media and advertising. Netflix disrupted Hollywood. Disruptive technologies are nothing new. Canals and railroads disrupted transportation in the 1840s. Oil and steel disrupted manufacturing in the 1890s. Electricity, radio, and cars disrupted American's daily lives in the 1920s. The pioneers who led these disruptions generated generational fortunes. But each disruption also set off financial manias where average investors lost their shirts. This presentation will equip you with a historical perspective that will help you falling in to the same trap.

Nicholas Vardy takes a broad look at the global markets and shares his outlook on single currencies given the recent strength of the USD.
Nicholas Vardy maps out how the global landscape has shifted dramatically over the last five to ten years.
Global Guru Capital's Nicholas Vardy feels there's good reason to think India is going to do well for the rest of 2015 and suggests investors also consider two other Asian countries.

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