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Posted on January 4th, 2017 by Stephen Barook

On October 20, 2016, David Baskin, Barry Schwartz and Scott Mazi of Baskin Wealth Management delivered their Outlook 2017 to clients at the Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto. Please click here to view the outlook-2017 presentation

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Benjamin Klein

  People don’t like losing money. This much is obvious. What’s interesting, though, is that people suffer much more psychological pain from losing money, than they enjoy pleasure from receiving the same amount. This is a fundamental concept of prospect theory, developed by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. Theoretically, a dollar is a dollar is […]

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by Barry Schwartz

  Donald Trump told the world that Hillary Clinton doesn’t have the stamina to be President. Hillary fired back that Trump doesn’t have the temperament to be President. Soon enough, we will get to see if Trump has enough of both to be successful. I also believe that stamina and the right temperament are key […]

Posted on October 17th, 2016 by David Baskin

Among the most irritating phenomena in the world of finance is the prevalence of “hit and run” predictions. How often do we see an investment guru grab headlines by making an outrageous forecast? The Dow is going to 36,000! Sell everything, a crash is coming! Interest rates and inflation are going to the moon! These […]

Posted on September 26th, 2016 by Ernest Wong

  “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.” – Warren Buffett At Baskin Wealth we don’t believe you can be a good investor without reading a lot. We read partly to expand our knowledge, but also because we enjoy reading. From time to time, we will […]