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Why focused investment works?
Jan 16, 2015

Here is today's recommended reading list from Equitymaster...

Key to efficient capital allocation
One of the key elements in the long term success of a business is efficient capital allocation. The Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, was a great admirer of the management skills of Tom Murphy. Read this insightful article to know the philosophies of these two business gurus on capital management. (Gurufocus)

Why crude forecasts are seldom right?
With oil prices sliding each day, every forecaster worth his salt has been projecting about the future of oil prices. This insightful article discusses why predicting oil prices is far more complicated. Since oil prices are controlled by a host of factors namely geological. political and financial, forecasts on oil prices hardly turn out right. Read on the article to know more. (FiveThirtyEightEconomics)

Lessons to be leant from bad times
While investing, lessons learnt during tough times should serve as a checkpost for making correct decisions. Read on to know about these valuable experiences that can help investors avoid falling into value traps during stock rallies. (TheReformedBroker)

Why focused investment works?
Warren Buffett is a strong proponent of investment in a business that you understand well. Even Jim Slater in his book 'The Zulu Principal' has advocated a focused investment strategy for long term success. Read on to know why this strategy works and what other factors need to be borne in mind while investing. (Cleareyeinvesting)

Madhu Gupta

Madhu Gupta (Research Analyst), ValuePro has a post graduate degree in both physics and finance. Having worked with India's leading economic research agency, she has a natural flair for numbers and analytics. She brings with her a near-decade long rich experience in the field of finance. A firm believer of the principles of value investing, she looks for robust businesses with durable competitive advantages.

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