Top 21 Bill Gross Quotes On Investment.


William H. Gross was born in 1944. Bill Gross called the “king of bonds” in the investment world is a legendary bond investor who founded Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO).

Top 21 Bill Gross quotes on investment.

  1. When the tide goes out, you get to see who’s swimming naked. PIMCO has had its bathing suit on for a long time.

2. Accountants, machinists, medical technicians, even software writers that write the software for ‘machines’ are being displaced without upscaled replacement jobs. Retrain, rehire into higher paying and value-added jobs? That may be the political myth of the modern era. There aren’t enough of those jobs.

3. Finding the best person or the best organization to invest your money is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make.

4. Slow growth and inflation have a tendency to accompany large deficits and increasing debt as a percentage of GDP.

5. The U.K. and almost all of Europe have erred in terms of believing that austerity, fiscal austerity in the short term, is the way to produce real growth. It is not. You’ve got to spend money.

6. Bonds as an asset class will always be needed, and not just by insurance companies and pension funds but by aging boomers.

7. Bond investors want growth much like equity investors, and to the extent that too much austerity leads to recession or stagnation then credit spreads widen out – even if a country can print its own currency and write its own cheques.

8. Both from the standpoint of stocks and bonds, an investor wants to go where the growth is.

9. Whether a tops-down or bottoms-up investor in bonds, stocks, or private equity, the standard analysis tends to judge an investor or his firm on the basis of how the bullish or bearish aspects of the cycle were managed.

10. If financial assets no longer work for you at a rate far and above the rate of true wealth creation, then you must work longer for your money.

11. When does money run out of time? The countdown begins when investable assets pose too much risk for too little return; when lenders desert credit markets for other alternatives such as cash or real assets.

12. Bond investors are the vampires of the investment world. They love decay, recession – anything that leads to low inflation and the protection of the real value of their loans.

13. If companies don’t know that they can run out of money, they won’t be thinking of ways not to run out of money

14. Companies typically borrow money at less than their return on equity and therefore compound their return at the expense of lenders.

15. I am obsessed with delivering value to investors and winning the game from a personal standpoint.

16. My clients don’t pay me to feel sorry; they pay me to bring them money. I am tough, but I have a soft side.

17. People have different impressions of themselves, and where reality lies is somewhere in between.

18. With all this consumer debt, business debt, government debt, smaller movements in interest rates have a magnified effect. a small movement can tip the boat

19. It’s sort of like a teeter-totter; when interest rates go down, prices go up.

20. I would admit I’m an introvert. I don’t know why introverts have to apologize.

21. I always thought of myself as being part of a family and sharing and, yes, leading, but not forcing people to do anything.

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