A reader just sent me an excel sheet of Fairholme’s latest holdings compared to last Q. I would suggest checking out an articles, which I posted about Bruce Berkowitz on this topic, Bruce Berkowitz: From Free Cash Flow To Distressed Financials Investor (sept 2011), and Bruce Berkowitz: Where Is The Free Cash Flow? (Aug 2010). I think the latest fillings confirm what I have been saying for the past year.
Seth Klarman: Investors Can No Longer Rely On Mean Reversion
"For most of the last century," Seth Klarman noted in his second-quarter letter to Baupost's investors, "a reasonable approach to assessing a company's future prospects was to expect mean reversion." He went on to explain that fluctuations in business performance were largely cyclical, and investors could profit from this buying low and selling high. Also Read More