(Not) boring finds for April 2019
Our finds this month include thoughts about growth prospects for the world’s major economies, the world’s first glimpse of a black hole, Howard Marks on the need for responsible capitalism, and how the business of content streaming is going to...
The top 15 macro questions to ask before investing in a country
These 15 questions are by no means exhaustive—they are not intended to be—but they serve as a helpful checklist for the main structural factors to consider when assessing a country’s macroeconomic backdrop.
Decision making in an uncertain world
Heading into the U. S. election, investors can help put the odds in their favour by knowing what they don’t know.
Part 2: A walk along Risk Road with Jim Hall
At Mawer, we spend a great deal of time asking and answering the question: So What?
Worrying signals for Russia’s economy
Two important events involving Russia occurred in the last week. First, Russia amassed a highly suspicious buildup of 20,000 troops on the Ukrainian border. Second, Russia’s yield curve inverted.
Caution: Low flying planes
One sunny afternoon, Paul Moroz, our Deputy CIO, was driving along the highway when he spotted an unusual road sign: Caution: low flying planes. Now, Paul is a mildly paranoid man in the best of times.