Tag: interest rates
Greg Dowdall

Our Best Guess

  Investors often have a notion about what is an acceptable or desired rate of return on their capital. This rate of return is typically expressed in percentage terms. For example, “I would like to make an 8% return on … Read More →

Kyle Coatsworth

How Do You Feel about Volatility?

This is a critical question to answer when you sit down with your Investment Counsellor to construct an appropriate asset allocation for your portfolio. It is also a timely question in the current capital market environment where stock prices have … Read More →

Philip Doyle

Why Own Bonds?

At Burgundy, we believe that the best way to grow wealth over the long run is to own the equity of great businesses. However, we still recommend that many of our clients hold some bonds. With interest rates at record … 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 →