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Posted on April 27th, 2017 by David Baskin

April 24, 2017   Dear Baskin Wealth Client: I am sure you have seen recent articles in the press about Home Capital Group (“HCG”), a stock which we have owned for our clients since 2003. HCG operates as an alternative mortgage lender, and is one of the largest such firms in Canada. The company has […]

Posted on April 18th, 2017 by Ernest Wong

Canadian housing prices have been on an undeniable tear over the last few years. Home affordability is a touchy subject, and everyone seems to have a strong opinion on the potential causes and implications. At Baskin, we try to perform our research as objectively as possible and to act upon our conclusions, no matter how […]

Posted on April 18th, 2017 by Baskin Administrator

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Posted on April 6th, 2017 by Ernest Wong

  Pretty much everyone in the investment world agrees that buying is easier than selling. At Baskin, we try to invest in companies with outstanding economics that are run by competent and intelligent management teams. Once we find one of these superior companies, we will continue to buy the stock as long as the price […]

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by Barry Schwartz

  “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.” – Randy Pausch After 17 years in the investing business, I still have so much to learn. I continue to learn from others’ ideas and mistakes as well as from my own ideas and mistakes. Here are some things that I’ve learned […]

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by Barry Schwartz

Barry Schwartz February 27, 2017 The North American markets have had quite a run over the past four months, so it’s natural to wonder where we go from here. In ordinary circumstances, many of the current issues in the markets would be cause for concern: Valuations are higher than they have been in years, markets […]