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The Letter G - Grandfather's Market

Published by Craig Machel on Dec 14, 2015

These are NOT your grandfather’s markets any longer.   Your grandfather certainly never experienced investment markets like the ones we contend with today.  Investing used to demand skill, and patience, and fortitude – all of that applies today still... Continue reading
Portfolio Managers vs. Portfolio Management

Published by Craig Machel on Oct 21, 2015

Portfolio Managers vs. Portfolio Management – the differences are many and all are important as it relates to an investor’s wealth,   http://awealthofcommonsense.com/the-difference-between-a-portfolio-manager-portfolio-management/ Continue reading
The Letter E - Exemplary: Top of the Class

Published by Craig Machel on Oct 19, 2015

E – for Exemplary, which according to Google means – serving as desirable model; representing the best of its kind.   Representing the best of its kind in Canadian stock selection and management, Veronika Hirsch has been able to preserve much of the fund’s... Continue reading
Back to School - Investing ABCs

Published by Craig Machel on Sep 08, 2015

It seems fitting that as my two kids embark on another school year today (Ruby in grade 6 and Sam starting grade 7 at a new school), we set out to revisit the ABCs of investing as I see it from my lens which you will come to learn is a different lens... Continue reading