Jeremy Grantham is a co-founder of Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo, a $70 billion global asset manager. He serves the firm’s chief strategist and. Jeremy Grantham, the longtime investor famous for calling the last two major bubbles in the market, is urging capitalists and “mainstream. GMO is a global investment management firm committed to providing sophisticated clients with superior asset management Grantham, Mayo, & van Otterloo.

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So we kept putting organization people — people who can influence and persuade and cajole — into top jobs that once-in-a-blue-moon take great creativity and historical insight.

To avoid the development of crises, you need a plentiful grqntham of foresight, imagination, and competence.

Jeremy Grantham – Wikipedia

Grantham focused on the issue of personal traits and leadership in trying to explain how we reached the current economic crisis. I ask myself, ‘Why is it that several dozen people saw this crisis coming for years?

They are gratnham impatient, and focused on the present. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 errors: Grantham avoided investing in Japanese equities and real estate in the late eighties, as well as technology stocks during the Internet bubble in the late nineties. Now with hurricanes blowing, the Corps of Engineers, as it were, are working around the clock to prop up a suspiciously jerry-built edifice.

The London Gazette Supplement. A few quarters ago I likened our financial system to an elaborate suspension bridge, hopefully built with some good, old-fashioned Victorian over-engineering. For the record, I wrote an article for Fortune published in September that referred to three “near certainties”: So it’s simply illogical to give up the really high probabilities involved at the asset class level. His firm seeks to understand historical changes in markets and predict results for seven years into the future.

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So it’s more or less guaranteed that every time we get an outlying, obscure event that has never happened before in history, they are always going to miss it. It’s simply more reliable, higher-quality data. Every single one of them has broken all the way back to the trend that existed prior to the bubble forming, which is a very tough standard.

Retrieved 17 April Substantial commitments have been made to Imperial College Londonthe Gfantham School of Economics and the University of Sheffieldto establish the Grantham Institute – Climate Change and Environmentthe Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futuresrespectively, which will enable the institutions to build gdantham their extensive expertise in climate change research.

Jeremy Grantham

All the data errors that frighten us all at the individual stock level are washed away at these great aggregations. This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it.

When there is deviation from historical means averagesthe gratnham may take an investment position based on a return to the mean. Grantham has repeatedly stated his opinion that the rising cost of energy — the most fundamental commodity — between and has falsely inflated economic growth and GDP figures worldwide and that we have been in a “carbon bubble” for approximately the last years in which energy was very cheap.

The gom allocates assets based on internal predictions of market direction. Well, it wasn’t over-engineered! And the three or four-dozen-odd characters screaming about it are always going to be ignored.


When a granthaam occurs, you need competence and courage to deal with it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You can perhaps only have that degree of confidence if you have been to the history books as much as we have and looked at every bubble and every bust.

Retrieved 30 October He has stated his opposition to the Keystone Pipeline on the basis of the ruinous environmental consequences that its construction will bring to Alberta and to the entire planet due to the contribution that burning the extracted oil would make to climate change.

gmp Retrieved 16 April In his Fall GMO letter, Grantham commented on his evaluation of the underlying causes of the then-ongoing world credit crisis. The bitterest disappointment of this crisis has been how completely the build-up of the bubbles in asset prices and risk-taking was rationalized and ignored by the authorities, especially the formerly esteemed Chairman of the Fed.

Seeing these things requires more people with a historical perspective who are more thoughtful and more right-brained — but we end up with an army of left-brained immediate doers. We have found that there are no exceptions. Grantham was born in Ware, Hertfordshire [6] and grew up in Doncaster. He believes that this bubble is coming to an end.