1986 Someones sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago - Warren Buffett

30 years and counting…




On November 9, we brought four managers from the “Class of 1986” together for the first time to hear their insights on successfully navigating bull and bear markets, recessions, bubbles and presidential elections.


This “Class of 1986” included John W. Rogers, Jr. of Ariel Fund; Mario J. Gabelli of Gabelli Asset Fund; Robert S. Bacarella of Monetta Fund; and John A. Carey of Pioneer Fund.


The panel discussion was moderated by Bethany McLean, contributing editor, Vanity Fair.


1986

We invite you to watch video highlights of this special event:



Market Response to the Presidential Election     Navigating a Changing Market Environment

Active vs Passive Investing     The Responsibility of Investing for Others

Habits of Successful Portfolio Managers     Sustaining Momentum Over the Long Term




These videos are replays of the November 9, 2016 “Class of 1986” celebration event, which was a gathering of portfolio managers of various mutual funds candidly discussing their experiences over the 30-year period. The opinions expressed were current as of the date of the event, but are subject to change. Neither the information nor any opinion expressed constitutes an offer to buy or sell any securities. The information provided is not intended to sell any particular security, is not information reasonably sufficient upon which to base an investment decision and should not be considered a recommendation to purchase or sell any particular security.

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Class of 1986

JOHN W. ROGERS, JR.
ARIEL FUND

MARIO J. GABELLI
GABELLI ASSET FUND

ROBERT S. BACARELLA
MONETTA FUND

JOHN A. CAREY
PIONEER FUND

 
 
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