Tag: psychology of investing
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 →

Andrew Iu

Thinking Like a Private Investor

Burgundy’s Investment Team researches numerous companies but invests in only a handful. To help us narrow down our potential investment universe, we use decision rules that point us toward the viable investment ideas and away from companies that are unlikely … 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 →

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 →