Contrarian money manager Steven Leuthold called it quits from the tightly regulated mutual fund business a couple of years ago. He wanted to escape from the rules, the pressures of managing billions and grueling publishing deadlines. Last year he launched Leuthold Strategies, a small private investment partnership. He’s investing in businesses that many investors consider to be toxic, including uranium mining and Chinese water and pharmaceutical companies. He’ll explain his unusual choices.

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MUTUAL FUND EXIT

A couple of years ago Great Investor Steven Leuthold had $5 billion dollars under management and was overseeing 7 mutual funds at his old firm, The Leuthold Group, plus publishing a lengthy newsletter, View From the North Country every month. Then he decided to call it quits from the mutual fund business and launch a small private investment partnership, Leuthold Strategies, LLC. We asked him why.