On Gold

On Gold

The Journal | April 2013

Given the dramatic drop this week in the price of gold, we thought it timely to revisit Burgundy’s view on the topic. At Burgundy, we are often asked about...

Warren Buffett: Contrarian Thinking & Investing in Action

Warren Buffett: Contrarian Thinking & Investing in Action

The Journal | April 2013

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...

Narrowing the Scope for Effective Decision-Making

Narrowing the Scope for Effective Decision-Making

The Journal | February 2013

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...

The Multi-Stage Time Horizon

The Multi-Stage Time Horizon

The Journal | January 2013

If you have spent any time in consultation with an investment firm/advisor, you will have had some experience with what the industry refers to as the Know Your Client (...

Go Global

Go Global

The Journal | January 2013

Burgundy has long been a proponent of global investing. We believe that limiting the geographic scope of your equity investments will both reduce return potential and add to portfolio risk....

Make the Choice to Think Deliberately

Make the Choice to Think Deliberately

The Journal | January 2013

In November I had the great fortune to participate in the Investment Decisions and Behavioural Finance course at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge. It was an intense and exhilarating...

It’s Different This Time

It’s Different This Time

The Journal | December 2012

In my family, I’m the sixth of 16 cousins. There are 10 girls and six boys, and we range in age from the late 20s to early 40s. This holiday season...

Awards and Recognition: The Bigger Picture

Awards and Recognition: The Bigger Picture

The Journal | December 2012

Morningstar, an independent provider of data and research to the finance industry, held its annual Canadian Investment Awards last week in Toronto. In the Pooled Fund category, Burgundy was nominated...

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