On modern monetary theory
We explore the evolution of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and the notable economic ideas on which it is based. We highlight some notable criticisms and discuss implications of MMT for economic policy and financial markets.
Why investors really need to understand the mechanics of Bitcoin | EP87
Opening the Pandora’s box of Bitcoin, societal trust, and why investors might not, but need to, fully understand the technology.
Quarterly update | 2Q 2018 | EP11
This episode features insights from the past quarter by Greg Peterson, portfolio manager of Mawer’s balanced and global balanced strategies.
Supersize me: Province of Alberta goes large and issues first-time benchmark euro-denominated bond | James Redpath | EP05
James Redpath (JR), Mawer fixed income portfolio manager, answers why the Alberta government issued a benchmark euro-denominated bond—four to five times the average deal size in Canada—and what it may mean for the Canadian debt market.
CURRENCY WARS: The empire strikes back?
Investors would do well to ensure their portfolios are built to be resilient no matter what unfolds in China.
The unfathomable is not impossible
When we open our minds to a wide set of possibilities—including ideas that initially seem impossible—we make it easier to put the odds in our favour over time.