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Mathew Harrison

The Big Mac Index

The Canadian dollar took a beating in 2013 and the new year has so far brought an acceleration of the decline. On a one-year basis, our currency has lost 9.3% of its value to the U.S. dollar, with 3.7% of … Read More →

Mathew Harrison

Lessons on Grand Strategy

The business of investing is fiercely competitive. It’s like war – your competitors are your adversaries and the market is your battlefield. Over the long run, winners and losers will be determined, lines will be drawn, and the successful few … Read More →

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Anne Maggisano

Warren Buffett: Contrarian Thinking & Investing in Action

Warren Buffett’s annual shareholder letter is always a major event at Burgundy and this year was no exception. The release of the letter on March 1st, a Friday afternoon, meant that many of us spent our weekend parsing Buffett’s every … Read More →

Mathew Harrison

Time to Re-establish Trust

Investor optimism is at a low point due to a lack of confidence in the financial system, and the reasons for this are many and varied. From the financial crisis of 2008 that erased a significant amount of investor savings … Read More →