Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio

Last Update: 02-11-2015

Number of Stocks: 335
Number of New Stocks: 93

Total Value: $12,528 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 7%

Countries: USA
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Ray Dalio' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Ray Dalio founded Greenwich, CT based hedge fund Bridgewater Associates in 1975. Now it has more than $165 billion under management. The firm claims 13% annual returns after fees. The success of the hedge fund made Ray Dalio 84th richest person in the world, according to Forbes. Ray Dalio is the son of a jazz musician. Studied fiance at Long Island U., went to work for Merrill Lynch in 1972. Harvard MBA in 1973. Ray Dalio bought his first stock the age of 12.

Web Page:http://www.bwater.com/default.aspx

Investing Philosophy

These are some of Ray Dalio's life principles:
1. working for what I wanted, not for what others wanted me to do;
2. coming up with the best independent opinions I could muster to move toward my goals;
3. stress-testing my opinions by having the smartest people I could find challenge them so I could find out where I was wrong;
4. being wary about overconfidence, and good at not knowing; and
5. wrestling with reality, experiencing the results of my decisions, and reflecting on what I did to produce them so that I could improve. I believe that by following this approach I moved faster to my goals by learning a lot more than if I hadn't followed it. Read the complete file

Total Holding History

Top Ranked Articles

New Guru Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, World’s Best-Performing Hedge Fund; Buys Index ETFs
Bridgewater & Associates, the world’s largest and best-performing hedge fund manager in 2010 and 2011, was founded by Ray Dalio, who bases his investments on readings of the macro environment, as well as principles of his own devising. His firm manages $125 billion in global investments and his flagship hedge fund, Pure Alpha, has averaged an annual return of 15% before fees over the last 18 years. Read more...
Ray Dalio Letter: A Template for Understanding How the Economic Machine Works and How It Is Reflected Now
Ray Dalio is the founder of the world's largest and best-performing hedge fund in 2011, Bridgewater Associates. The letter was created October 31, 2008 and updated March, 2012: Read more...
Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates Speech and Principles
I have a confession to make. I ardently admire Ray Dalio (in a professional manner of worship), regardless of the furor over his principles, or the world’s biggest hedge fund reign*. Full disclosure: I have yet to finish reading his principles. And yes, Ray ranks among the top of my long list of hedge fund managers/traders that I put on a pedestal. See “Reminiscences of a Stock Operator” cheat sheet. Part 1 for another one. Read more...
Ray Dalio Bets on Telecom and Miner in Top First-Quarter Picks
Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest and best-performing hedge fund and a macro firm, added 71 new stocks to its portfolio in the first quarter of 2012. The largest of the firm’s new buys are: Verizon Communications (VZ), Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM), AT&T (T), Royal Bank Canada (RY) and Newmont Mining (NEM). Read more...
Ray Dalio of 2011’s Best-Performing Hedge Fund Raises Stakes in Emerging Markets ETFs, BMC, WPI and BRK.B
Ray Dalio’s $120 billion Bridgewater Associates in 2010 and 2011 was ranked the world’s largest and best-performing hedge fund, with a 23 percent return in 2011 when the average fund lost 5 percent. Dalio fosters a unique culture of transparency and pursuit of excellence at Bridgewater based on his self-penned “Principles.” They employ a global macro strategy to invest. In Dalio’s words in an October 2011 Charlie Rose interview, “We assess what the world economy is like and what — how asset classes will change and we are managing money for pension funds and endowments like you described; the Pennsylvania teachers, those types of pension funds. We’re trying to keep them safe.” Read more...
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Commentaries and Stories

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Betting on Emerging Markets Like Ray Dalio
Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio)’s Bridgewater Associates is one of the largest investors in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) (EEM) as it reported holding 78.54 million shares, down by 2% on the quarter. More...

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Why Andreas Halvorsen and Ray Dalio are buying this Fertilizer company
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Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: VALE, EC, WPZ, PBR.A, STO
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Triple Buys: What Are Companies, Insiders and Gurus Purchasing?
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Coach Is Extending the Brand into New Geographies
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Bridgewater's Ray Dalio Explains The Power Of Not Knowing
To make money in the markets, you have to think independently and be humble. You have to be an independent thinker because you can’t make money agreeing with the consensus view, which is already embedded in the price. Yet whenever you’re betting against the consensus, there’s a significant probability you’re going to be wrong so you have to be humble. More...

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When Market Price and Intrinsic Value Are Equal
In this article, let's take a look at Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NWL), a $10.73 billion market cap company, which is a marketer of consumer and commercial products that touch the lives of people where they work, live and play. Its five business segments include: Home Solutions, Writing, Tools, Commercial Products and Baby and Parenting. More...

VALUATION, GORDON GROWTH MODEL


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Billionaire Ray Dalio is Getting Bullish on Fertilizer Companies
Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder of Bridgewater Associates – one of the world's largest hedge fund with $165 billion in assets under management. Last quarter, he initiated positions in two fertilizer companies – Potash Corp of Saskatchewan (POT) and Agrium (AGU). He also increased his holding in Mosaic (MOS) – another fertilizer company by over 52%. More...

LONG, AGRICULTURE, FERTILIZER


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Ray Dalio's New Buys Include United States Steel, Wynn Resorts Ray Dalio - Ray Dalio's New Buys Include United States Steel, Wynn Resorts
Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) founded hedge fund Bridgewater Associates in 1975 out of a two-bedroom apartment. Today, it manages $157 billion in assets for institutional clients, foreign governments, corporate and public pension funds, among others. More...

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I Continue Recommend Adding Aflac to a Diversified Portfolio JOEL GREENBLATT, RAY DALIO, BILL NYGREN. JIM SIMON - I Continue Recommend Adding Aflac To A Diversified Portfolio
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Accenture Keeps its Market-Leading Position RAY DALIO, JIM SIMONS, BILL NYGREN, PAUL TUDOR JON - Accenture Keeps Its Market-Leading Position
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DIVIDEND, PRICE APPRECIATION


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Ready to Follow Ray Dalio on this Stock
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10 Investment Rules From Legendary Investors Ray Dalio,Seth Klarman,Jeremy Grantham,Howard Mark - 10 Investment Rules From Legendary Investors
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Hedge Fund Titan Ray Dalio And The Power of Thoughtful Disagreement Ray Dalio - Hedge Fund Titan Ray Dalio And The Power Of Thoughtful Disagreement
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Is It Time to Buy Avon?
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Tyson Foods Faces Strong Cost Volatility
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