Tag: long term
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 →

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 →

Caroline Stern

Cherry Coke, Peanut Brittle & Witty One-liners

  The Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the Super Bowl of annual general meetings. Shareholders make the pilgrimage to Omaha each spring to see Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger (Chairman/CEO and Vice Chairman, respectively) in action.   For … Read More →

Hayley Carr

Is This the End for Oil?

  Energy is top of mind for investors in the Canadian equity market. After all, energy makes up 19% of the S&P/TSX Composite Index, the second-largest sector after financials. And, a quick scan of the financial page headlines of our … Read More →