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Quarterly update 1Q 2018

Quarterly update | 1Q 2018 | EP04

This episode features insights from the past quarter (1Q18) by Greg Peterson, portfolio manager of Mawer’s Balanced and Global Balanced strategies.

April 12, 2018 18 Mins
Enduring themes for volatile times

Enduring themes for volatile times

While investor apprehension in this environment is understandable, volatility in markets is both normal and expected. Looking back through our Art of Boring archive, we were struck by the enduring relevance of not letting fear guide investor decision-making during jittery times.

February 14, 2018 2 Mins
China in focus

China in focus

Many of the old stories surrounding China are becoming—or are—obsolete. New ones are emerging. China’s economy is very different than it used to be, and this shift, as well as some of the trends occurring there, are worthwhile to understand.

January 11, 2018 14 Mins
Twas the week before Christmas 2017

'Twas the week before Christmas...

‘Twas the week before Christmas And we’re again filled with cheer To provide our blog readers A review of the year:

December 20, 2017 2 Mins
the skiers guide to portfolio risk management

The skier’s guide to portfolio risk management

The ski season is officially open and the keeners have taken their first turns. I know our CIO, Jim Hall, is an avid skier so I sat down with him recently to discuss portfolio risk management and how it relates...

November 29, 2017 9 Mins
life at railway speed

Life at railway speed: Lessons from the technology hype cycle

In 1845, Scottish poet and author, William Aytoun, published his satire, How we got up the Glenmutchkin Railway, and how we got out of it. His story focused on the railway stock frenzy that gripped Great Britain, with the aim...

November 28, 2017 14 Mins

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