The Long View

Our newsletter, The Long View, is where we share our reflections and insights into the world of investing. You can peruse previous issues of The Long View below — many of which have also have been featured in the Globe & Mail. (See: Articles.)


Putting The Odds In Your Favour When Investing

When asked how he managed to be such a successful investor, Warren Buffet said it was all about putting the…
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An Intelligent Bet, Not Taken

In the 1960s the Nobel Prize‐winning economist, Paul Samuelson, offered his MIT colleagues a bet. Samuelson would toss a coin…
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Why the Top One Percent Should Not Live on Dividends Alone

There are several advantages to owning stocks which pay generous and growing dividends. It is psychologically satisfying to know that,…
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Selecting an Investment Manager

How should you go about finding the best person or firm to invest your family’s money? Let’s start by putting…
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Building capital for the very long run

For the first time in decades, one of the year’s best-selling books is about economics. Capital in the Twenty-First Century…
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Investment Management Fees – Compounding in Reverse

When investing, it is essential to distinguish between what is knowable and what is not. The overall returns that you…
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Buy at a Wonderful Price or Buy a Wonderful Company?

Longview is known as a value investing firm. Value investors are, however, generally thought to belong to one of two…
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The Magic of Predictability

Many people are talking about Twitter and how its business will evolve in the coming years – the one thing…
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Investing in an After-tax World

Today’s media is full of advice for the retail investor. At least 99% of that advice relates to before-tax investment…
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Investing – It’s All About Discipline

At Longview, we spend a lot of time thinking more broadly about what works in investing. Happily, there have been,…
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