Tag: investment counselling
Caroline Montminy

Stoic Training for Private Investors

  Philosophy seems to be trending these days. In 2013, Burgundy sought investing inspiration from ancient Greece, publishing a View on Stoicism and the Art of Portfolio Intervention. Several tech entrepreneurs, such as Peter Thiel (co-founder of PayPal) and Reid … Read More →

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 →

Hayley Carr

Are You Faking It?

  Have you ever found yourself in a conversation about finance and, in a moment of incomprehension, rather than ask a question you simply nodded along? Perhaps it was a conversation with friends or colleagues, or perhaps it was even … Read More →

Evan Delaney

Hope in Adversity & Caution in Prosperity

Quality-value investors are hopeful in the face of adversity and cautious in times of prosperity. We look to buy high-quality securities that have been unjustly beaten down by the market due to some short-term affliction, with conviction that the value … Read More →