Category: Understanding good & bad investment behaviour
Ayrton Dick

Fear of Missing Out

With the recent proliferation of social media, a previously little-known psychological condition has become commonplace: Fear Of Missing Out, often abbreviated as FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out is fairly self-explanatory: anxiety manifests from the possibility of a significant event … Read More →

Hayley Carr

Stoicism and the Art of Portfolio Intervention

In April 2012 we published an issue of The View from Burgundy, titled “An Investment Lesson from Warren Buffett,” that examined the Oracle of Omaha’s investment philosophy to see what could be gleaned from his approach. It centred on how … Read More →

Hayley Carr

Narrowing the Scope for Effective Decision-Making

In a post last month, Anne Maggisano provided one step towards better investment decision-making: to consider the range of possible outcomes and the probability of their occurrence before making a decision – in other words, to think deliberately about your … Read More →

Rob Barbara

Go Global

Burgundy has long been a proponent of global investing. We believe that limiting the geographic scope of your equity investments will both reduce return potential and add to portfolio risk. There are simply too many high-quality businesses located outside of … Read More →