Category "(Not) Boring Links"
(Not) boring finds for November 2019
This month, we learned how the 7 most common plots in storytelling can help investors; why analyzing historical returns usually needs more context; the case for “narrative economics”; and a look at the first map of America’s food supply chain.
(Not) boring finds for October 2019
This month’s finds include a think-piece on the rise of negative interest rates; a spotlight on Shopify’s origins; what WeWork demonstrates about private vs.
(Not) boring finds for September 2019
Our finds this month include short, helpful investing philosophies to keep in mind and on hand; a case for statistical literacy in civic life; the intriguing history of money as a means of trade; and ways to handle our behavioural...
Mawer's autumn reads 2019
We thought we’d channel some of that “back to school” enthusiasm and provide a few recommended reads. (Why should kids have all the fun?!) Each selection was hand-picked from our Research team. Happy reading everyone!
(Not) boring finds for August 2019
On the docket this August is another memo from Howard Marks; a guide on the recent yield curve inversion; Jim O’Shaughnessy on the challenges but potential upsides of active investing; and the reminder that investors have more of a time...
(Not) boring finds for July 2019
Piquing our interest this month: why companies seem to be undervalued in Japan; what to do in a falling stock market; how chess computers have developed over time; and some investing wisdom from Wall Street personal finance columnist, Jason Zweig.