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How Do You Feel about Volatility?

How Do You Feel about Volatility?

The Journal | June 2015

This is a critical question to answer when you sit down with your Investment Counsellor to construct an appropriate asset allocation for your portfolio. It is also a timely question...

Call Me Old-Fashioned…

Call Me Old-Fashioned…

The Journal | June 2015

Navinder Singh Sarao, a U.K. high-frequency trader, was arrested recently for using market manipulation to destabilize the market causing the May 6, 2010 Flash Crash where, among other markets, the Do...

Finding Solace in Discomfort

Finding Solace in Discomfort

The Journal | April 2015

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...

Women of Burgundy: Sharing Our Stories

Women of Burgundy: Sharing Our Stories

The Journal | April 2014

Anne Maggisano delivered the following speech on April 23, 2014 at the inaugural Women of Burgundy event, "Sharing Our Stories."...

Fear of Missing Out

Fear of Missing Out

The Journal | April 2014

With the recent proliferation of social media, a previously little-known psychological condition has become commonplace: Fear Of Missing Out, often abbreviated as FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out is f...

Stoicism and the Art of Portfolio Intervention

PDF: Stoicism and the Art of Portfolio Intervention

The View | February 2013

Warren Buffett and other successful quality/value investors have given us a capital compounding system that works. But few follow the program. In this issue of The View from Burgundy,...

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...

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...

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