Category: Understanding good & bad investment behaviour
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 →

Anne Maggisano

Make the Choice to Think Deliberately

In November I had the great fortune to participate in the Investment Decisions and Behavioural Finance course at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge. It was an intense and exhilarating experience – an opportunity to have intimate discussions with esteemed … Read More →

Rob Barbara

Quick Brain, Thoughtful Brain

In my last post I explained that the human brain is built ill-equipped for the investment world. The typical human fear/greed responses are counterproductive to our long-term investment goals and, though they may be natural tendencies, we must learn the … Read More →