Posted on February 9th, 2018 by David Baskin

  The long-awaited market correction has finally arrived, and with a bang at that. In our meetings with clients and in our periodic pontifications on radio and TV, we have consistently expressed the view that the straight up momentum of world stock markets could not and would not continue, and that we were bound to […]

Posted on February 1st, 2018 by Baskin Administrator

    Q4 2017 letter to clients

Posted on January 25th, 2018 by Ernest Wong

  (This blog post is based on concepts from Howard Marks’s excellent book “The Most Important Thing, Common Sense for the Uncommon Investor”. I highly recommend it) People choose asset management firms, including Baskin Wealth Management, to manage their money for many reasons, but ultimately, the main reason is for superior investment performance. When people […]

Posted on January 8th, 2018 by Barry Schwartz

  In 1998, I was 24 years old and working at my first full-time job as a Trust Accountant for CI Mutual Funds. As a trust accountant, it was my responsibility to reconcile several trust accounts by 4pm each day (Snore – I’m amazed that I lasted two years at that job before going back […]

Posted on January 4th, 2018 by Benjamin Klein

I am an avid player of board games. I also play Magic: The Gathering, a collectible card game in which players assemble decks of 60 cards, each with unique abilities and attributes, in order to find the most effective set of cards to defeat their opponents, who have assembled their own decks. It’s a very […]

Posted on November 24th, 2017 by Barry Schwartz

  I recently watched an interview from 1985, one of the first times that Warren Buffett appeared on national TV. He said two things that I found striking. The first was that the price of a stock in the stock market tells you very little about its value. We believe that. The second was that […]