Tag: stocks
Mathew Harrison

Trees Don’t Grow to the Sky

      With the right conditions, a young tree will grow quickly but, as it matures, its height growth slows to the point where it no longer advances. A Mountain Ash, for example, will grow two to three metres … 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 →

Mathew Harrison

KISS

Confucius wrote that life is really simple, but people insist on making it complicated.  The investment business takes this truism to the extreme.  What could be relatively simple is often twisted, layered, tranched, and repackaged in the name of new … 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 →