(Not) boring finds for February 2019
Our finds this month include a case for “Peak Investment Industry”; the surprisingly old history of modern ETFs; Jeff Bezos on the importance of being customer-focused; and the incredible advancements in augmented reality—imagine watching a full scale whale swim by...
Why culture is important to risk management
One of the most important elements of our risk management framework is our decision-making environment. We spend a lot of time focusing on our team culture because it’s the foundation on which better investment decisions are made.
What’s love got to do with it? (Investing)
Leave it to the “boring” folks at Mawer to turn an idea about love into a blog about investing.
(Not) boring finds for January 2019
This month, we raised our eyebrows at a visualization of global government debt, wondered about how much information in investing is too much, and agreed that sticking to a long-term strategy can help both investors and companies outperform over time.
One reason we look for great managers is because they frequently surprise on the upside by extending growth runways and increasing business durability, which ultimately leads to greater value.
(Not) boring finds for 2018
With reminders about volatility; a glance into the economics of craft beer; the consumer effects of trade wars; and demonstrating causality from McRib sales…these seven provide quite the spectrum.
‘Twas the week before Christmas
‘Twas the week before Christmas, so let’s set the scene: Just what the heck happened In 2018?