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Playing the plan: Mawer’s U.S. equity portfolio | EP43
U. S. equity co-manager, Colin Wong, discusses the big picture backdrop (interest rates, U. S. -China trade war) and then dives deep into the investment thesis behind Microsoft, and A. O. Smith.
Language matters in investing | EP16
Institutional portfolio manager, Rob Campbell, explains the concept of suitcase words: words into which people attribute—or pack—multiple meanings. He discusses how honing our language skills can contribute to better investing outcomes.
Defensiveness: A suitcase word
Given how often “defensive” enters into the investing lexicon and that it can mean different things to different people, aiming for a greater degree of precision in its definition may help to reduce misunderstanding or generalized historical bias.