Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio

Last Update: 05-14-2015

Number of Stocks: 328
Number of New Stocks: 90

Total Value: $12,832 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 finance 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

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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 (NYSE:VZ), Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), AT&T (NYSE:T), Royal Bank Canada (NYSE:RY) and Newmont Mining (NYSE: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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Profound Lessons From Ray Dalio Ray Dalio - Profound Lessons From Ray Dalio
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Despite Industry's Risk, I would bet on Tyson Foods
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Ray Dalio increases his position in Exxon
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Betting on Emerging Markets Like Ray Dalio
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