Leon Cooperman: 5 Reasons To Be Bullish

You won’t find many investors with an all encompassing market understanding like Leon Cooperman. He’s one of the only investors I know of who has a truly comprehensive micro and macro perspective. In fact, his views on value investing combined with a macro approach are so well thought out that I find myself questioning my own top down approach every time I hear Cooperman speak. You should check out his interview with Barry Ritholtz if you haven’t listened to it.

I tuned into Bloomberg for a few minutes yesterday and was pleasantly surprised to find him discussing the markets. He offered five reasons to remain bullish:

  • This would be the first time the market has peaked before a Fed tightening since 1950.
  • Bear markets come about for a reason, usually caused by recession, overvaluation, hostile Fed or geopolitical event. He sees the risk of all these overblown.
  • Individual investors aren’t bullish enough. He doesn’t see enough euphoria.
  • We’ve already seen a significant correction with the average common stock down 20% over the last 52 weeks.
  • There are no good alternative investment options relative to stocks.
  • Source: Bloomberg

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    Author: Travis Esquivel

    Travis Esquivel is an engineer, passionate soccer player and full-time dad. He enjoys writing about innovation and technology from time to time.

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