All posts tagged Goodreads

  • Something good for the month

    March 31, 2021

    March 2021

    interesting links

    As snowdrops are reaching for the sun on these first somewhat warm March days, we are reaching for the good reads to share with you! We hope you enjoy our compilation of the most interesting links for the past month.


    Hussman Funds | How to Spot a Bubble


    FS Blog | The OODA Loop: How Fighter Pilots Make Fast and Accurate Decisions

    The OODA Loop is a four-step process for making effective decisions in high-stakes situations. It involves collecting relevant information, recognizing potential biases, deciding, and acting, then repeating the process with new information. Read on to learn how to use the OODA Loop.


    YouTube Video | Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory

    In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory and downlinked the video on Nov. 18, just hours before she, cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency departed in their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft for a landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan. The tour includes scenes of each of the station’s modules and research facilities with a running narrative by Williams of the work that has taken place and which is ongoing aboard the orbital outpost.


    Reuters | How a 10-second video clip sold for $6.6 million

    In October 2020, Miami-based art collector Pablo Rodriguez-Fraile spent almost $67,000 on a 10-second video artwork that he could have watched for free online. Last week, he sold it for $6.6 million.


    Investment Executive | How enhanced KYC requirements are changing client conversations

    You can build stronger relationships with clients by implementing new requirements now.


    Investment involves risk, uncertainty and assumptions. The value of investments rise and fall and there is a risk you may not recoup the amount originally invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
    The contents are provided as general in nature and should not be relied upon nor construed to be the rendering of specific tax, legal, accounting or professional investment advice. Readers should consult with their own accountants, lawyers and/or financial advisors for advice on their specific circumstances before taking any action.
    The information contained herein is from sources believed to be reliable, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. No representations or warranty, expressed or implied, is made by Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. or its affiliates.

  • Brendan T.N. Caldwell, B.Sc., M.A., CFA

    President and CEO

    March 24, 2021

    You are re-reading The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. What is your best takeaway?

  • Something good for the month

    February 26, 2021

    February 2021

    interesting links

    Winter is almost over and we are looking forward to the bright colours of spring! We hope that this compilation of the most interesting links we found online in the month of February will brighten your day!


    TK News by Matt Taibbi | TK Finance Dictionary: “SPAC”

    America still leads the world in one thing: inflating speculative bubbles using gibberish finance acronyms. Meet the latest ‘Get-Super-Rich-Quick’ scheme, the Special Purpose Acquisition Company.


    Jay Woods Substack | Come On Warren! Have Some Fun…

    Mr. Buffet’s latest 13F is out and its another snoozer.


    Forbes | Ending The Retail Apocalypse And The Next Era Of Post-Pandemic Retail Innovation: Insights From IKEA’s Chief Digital Officer


    ECRI (Economic Cycle Research Institute) | Case Study: U.S. Inflation – Cyclical Insights

    While our current inflation cycle upturn call, which began in the summer of 2020, continues to play out, it is instructive to understand what transpired during the 2016-17 inflation cycle upturn.


    The Ascent | 20 Realistic Micro-Habits To Live Better Every Day

    Aimed at humans, not gods.


    Dr. Ed’s Blog | S&P 500 Earnings: V-Shaped Recovery


    Investment involves risk, uncertainty and assumptions. The value of investments rise and fall and there is a risk you may not recoup the amount originally invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
    The contents are provided as general in nature and should not be relied upon nor construed to be the rendering of specific tax, legal, accounting or professional investment advice. Readers should consult with their own accountants, lawyers and/or financial advisors for advice on their specific circumstances before taking any action.
    The information contained herein is from sources believed to be reliable, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. No representations or warranty, expressed or implied, is made by Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. or its affiliates.

  • Jennifer Radman, CFA

    Head of Investments & Senior Portfolio Manager

    February 9, 2021

    Let’s talk about Societies from the perspective of Capital Allocation.

  • Something good for the month

    January 29, 2021

    January 2021

    interesting links

    We were navigating through the web and battling cold and snow to put together our first in 2021 monthly selection of the most interesting articles. You don’t need to go far, just grab a cup of your favourite winter drink and enjoy our compilation for the month of January!


    The New York Times | Now It Can Be Told: How Neil Sheehan Got the Pentagon Papers

    It was a story he had chosen not to tell — until 2015, when he sat for a four-hour interview, promised that this account would not be published while he was alive.


    Jay Woods Substack | The Gamification of Trading

    Stock Specific Volatility, Carole Baskin, and GameStop made for one crazy week.


    Wral Tech Wire | Why edge computing is a game changer: No more waiting for data processing in a cloud


    Latest Memo from Howard Marks | Something of Value


    Investment Executive | Uncertain investors holding off on investing, RRSP contributions: poll

    Most respondents (70%) said it was hard to know what to do in the current environment.


    Visual Capitalist | Top 20 Visualizations of 2020


    Investment involves risk, uncertainty and assumptions. The value of investments rise and fall and there is a risk you may not recoup the amount originally invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
    The contents are provided as general in nature and should not be relied upon nor construed to be the rendering of specific tax, legal, accounting or professional investment advice. Readers should consult with their own accountants, lawyers and/or financial advisors for advice on their specific circumstances before taking any action.
    The information contained herein is from sources believed to be reliable, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. No representations or warranty, expressed or implied, is made by Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. or its affiliates.

  • Something good for the month

    January 6, 2021

    December 2020

    interesting links

    2020 wasn’t an easy year and now when it is over we gallop to the new year and hoping for a better 2021! To sum up the year passed, we prepared our monthly selection of the most interesting links for the month of December. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did!


    Investment Executive | Industry outlooks tilt positive as 2021 dawns: Moody’s

    Sector outlooks improve, but uncertainty remains high.


    Enterprising Investor | Dollar-Cost Averaging (DCA): A Reappraisal

    After the 2020 market plunge and subsequent recovery, now is a good time to revisit the logic of dollar-cost averaging (DCA) in investing.


    Dr. Ed’s Blog | Inflation Was Sooo 1970s! Will It Roar Back in the 2020s?


    The Fire Wire | The Office Celebrates Peacock Debut With Matrix-Themed, Never-Before-Seen Cold Open

    Peacock is celebrating the debut of The Office on the streaming service with the release of a never-before-seen cold open inspired by The Matrix.


    Visual Capitalist | Visualizing the Biggest Tech Mergers and Acquisitions of 2020

    For most businesses around the world, 2020 was a year of difficulties, lost business, and economic hardship. For Big Tech, it was a boon.


    Investment involves risk, uncertainty and assumptions. The value of investments rise and fall and there is a risk you may not recoup the amount originally invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
    The contents are provided as general in nature and should not be relied upon nor construed to be the rendering of specific tax, legal, accounting or professional investment advice. Readers should consult with their own accountants, lawyers and/or financial advisors for advice on their specific circumstances before taking any action.
    The information contained herein is from sources believed to be reliable, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. No representations or warranty, expressed or implied, is made by Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. or its affiliates.

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