Category: Understanding good & bad investment behaviour
Mathew Harrison

Call Me Old-Fashioned…

Navinder Singh Sarao, a U.K. high-frequency trader, was arrested recently for using market manipulation to destabilize the market causing the May 6, 2010 Flash Crash where, among other markets, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 9% within minutes only to … Read More →

Ayrton Dick

Finding Solace in Discomfort

Value investing is not supposed to feel good. It’s supposed to be uncomfortable, even painful at times. In certain parts of the cycle we will feel validated, but it is only after we have endured long periods of discomfort. By … Read More →

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 →