CATEGORY: Being a successful investor

Prices on the Rise

Prices on the Rise

The Journal | November 2021

After a decade of low inflation, the pandemic has reawakened investor fears around rapidly rising prices. Whether you are paying at the pump, shopping at the supermarket, or picking up...

Don't See It, Believe It: The Phenomenon of Collective Belief

Don't See It, Believe It: The Phenomenon of Collective Belief

The Journal | November 2021

Finding an unlikely parallel between Icelandic elves and cryptocurrencies, Investment Analyst Donald Gawel argues the power of collective belief in financial markets and provides insight into how Burg...

Finding A Needle In A Haystack

Finding A Needle In A Haystack

The Journal | July 2021

Metro Inc. (grocer) and Generac (power generation) are just two examples of companies that have managed to shed their “small-cap” company skin to join the ranks of the largest companies...

Drawing An Income

Drawing An Income

The Journal | June 2021

Are you using (or soon to be using) your investment portfolios to supplement your annual income? In this discussion, which was featured during the 2021 Burgundy Forum, Investment Counsellors Mathew Ha...

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

The Journal | March 2021

Investment Analyst Irena Petkovic invites us into her first year at Burgundy, which happened to coincide with the year of COVID-19. In this exploratory piece, Irena delves into the world...

Avoid the Traps and Prevent a Fall

Avoid the Traps and Prevent a Fall

The Journal | February 2021

As he sifts through the noise of a 24-hour news cycle, Investment Analyst Donald Gawel offers insight into the world of value investing and valuation. Using case studies as evidence...

Active Management vs. Passive Investing: A Fixed Income Perspective

Active Management vs. Passive Investing: A Fixed Income Perspective

The Journal | December 2020

When comparing the debt markets to the S&P 500 Index, famed financial journalist James Grant called them “illiquid and inefficient,” adding that it’s “part of their charm.” While...

Why Bonds?

Why Bonds?

The Journal | November 2020

In today’s environment of low interest rates, Portfolio Manager James Arnold tackles the million-dollar question in fixed income by breaking down the fundamental reasons for why investors should own...

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