Yearly Archives: 2013
Hayley Carr

The Double-Edged Sword of Investing

On November 27th, Morningstar Inc. held its annual Canadian Investment Awards, and Burgundy was proud to walk away with four awards in the pooled fund category. Quality investments have been under a spotlight in the marketplace, and I’m reminded of … Read More →

Joe Rooney

Where Do Returns Come From?

Recently Burgundy’s Chief Investment Officer Richard Rooney stated in our annual client conference call that our equity return expectations for the markets over the next five years are 6-7%. This begs the question: where do return estimations come from? There … Read More →

Mathew Harrison

Statement Shock: Bonds in the Red

There’s no shortage of fear mongering in the financial media these days about the looming bond bubble. The negative sentiment is not unfounded. The federal reserve has been running the printing presses for several years now in the name of … Read More →

Craig Pho

Beware the Risks

In my previous post, I listed the reasons why Burgundy invests in Japan, but I also alluded to the risks that exist. Let me illustrate with the story of Olympus Corporation, a Japanese company which perpetrated a financial fraud for … Read More →