Author: Richard Rooney
Richard Rooney

The Quality-value Tug of War

  By most accounts, the last few years have been a very tough time for deep-value investors. Persistent slow world economic growth and prevailing uncertainties about fundamental macroeconomic issues like the strength of the world financial system, the ability of … Read More →

Richard Rooney

The Chief Hazard to Investors

  “The risk of paying too high a price for good-quality stocks – while a real one – is not the chief hazard confronting the average buyer of securities. Observation over many years has taught us that the chief losses … Read More →

Richard Rooney

Us & Them

In 2011, I presented my view on high frequency traders (HFTs) at Burgundy’s annual Client Day. I had been unable to obtain very much information in early 2011 on who the HFT guys were and what exactly they were doing, … Read More →

Richard Rooney

Beyond the Returns: Selecting a Money Manager (Part III)

In Part I and Part II, I looked at some money manager characteristics beyond performance that should result in an overall positive client experience, and used Warren Buffett as the classic example. In Part III, I conclude my thought experiment … Read More →