Tag: View from Burgundy
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 →

Jeff Musial

Strength in Adversity

    On a recent trip to Japan, Burgundy’s Asian equity team travelled to what is possibly the country’s sleepiest prefecture in order to meet a manufacturer of niche construction equipment. The trip was four hours from Osaka by bus, … Read More →

Nick Whiteman

Let’s Take a Trip to Graham-and-Doddsville

  “The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville” is a legendary address delivered by Warren Buffett to the Columbia Business School in 1984 to mark the 50th anniversary of Benjamin Graham and David Dodd’s seminal investment book Security Analysis. Though the address is … Read More →

Hayley Carr

The Capacity to Endure Pain

  If you have seen The Big Short, the 2015 film adaptation of Michael Lewis’ book of the same name, you will remember the scene in which Michael Burry (played by Christian Bale) takes out his frustrations on his drum … Read More →