A fish doesn’t know it’s surrounded by water: The importance of investing globally
We have found that many Canadian investors—or any investor, for that matter—can be reluctant to diversify beyond their borders, but portfolios solely invested in Canada might as well be an egg crate on a rickety motorcycle.
Playing the plan: Mawer’s global equity portfolio | EP37
Deputy CIO, Christian Deckart, discusses everything from big picture risks to company specifics on this global equity portfolio episode.
Decision-making under risk and uncertainty
We know we can’t predict the future (read: unknowns), but we can account for the likelihood of some scenarios.
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.
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.
(Not) boring finds for October 2017
This month we are hosting a live webcast on finding opportunities in a time of higher interest rates, fuller valuations, and increased risk; reminding ourselves to focus on focusing more effectively; learning about the unintended consequences of innovation; exploring what...
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