John Paulson Quotes

Mortgage insurance stocks remained depressed through the end of 2012 amid lingering uncertainty as to whether they had sufficient capital to absorb losses on delinquent loans originated before the crisis. However, as house prices began to recover, losses started to decline.


We believe the size is almost irrelevant to investment success. Our size has certainly not diminished our enthusiasm for investing in our funds, our ability to find or create opportunities, or our performance outlook.


When I purchased my home, it was very strict underwriting standards. I had to provide two pay stubs, two years’ tax returns, three months of bank statements, all sorts of credit card information.


Lower taxes, less regulations, less lawsuits, deals that support U.S. manufacturers is all very positive.


We believe the size is almost irrelevant to investment success. Our size has certainly not diminished our enthusiasm for investing in our funds, our ability to find or create opportunities, or our performance outlook.


The financial crisis was linked to the fact that banks had excessive leverage and too many risky assets. The solution is not to try to dictate to banks what they can do or not do, but to require them to strengthen their capital to absorb potential losses and hold less risky assets.


Investors that do the best, and have done the best, are those that stay and compound at above-average rates over the long term.


Our goal is not to outperform all the time – that’s not possible. We want to outperform over time.


I could use a little extra cash.