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  • Feb 19, 2014

    Why cash can be a pawn....

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

    Power sector and its cup of woes
    Power companies in India are ridden with debt partly due to low tariffs and rising fuel costs on acute shortage of coal as well as policy paralysis that has hampered timely execution of projects. In a move to raise funds and pare its debt load, power companies are selling some of their assets. Sensing the potential, a number of foreign companies have acquired power assets in the country. Read on to know more.... (Online.wsj.com)

    Will gold prices recover in 2014?
    Gold demand fell to a four-year low in 2013. Although consumer demand remained robust, huge liquidation of gold backed exchange traded funds lead to overall decline in demand for the yellow metal. As a result gold prices recorded their biggest downfall in 32 years. What does the World Gold Council think about gold demand in 2014? Read on to know more.... (Moneynews)

    Why cash can be a pawn....
    You may have heard that cash is king. However, excess cash and management's inability to deploy the same can take away from it, the coveted crown of being a king. In fact, having excess cash can turn out to be a liability and hurt valuations in some cases . In this article the author succinctly highlights how inefficient use of surplus cash can lead to discount in valuations and impact shareholder returns. Read on to find out more about it. (Growthstockwire)

    Are dividend stocks better?
    Dividend paying stocks assure a steady income stream. But do these stocks compromise on overall returns as compared to growth stocks. The author of the article lists down the merits and demerits of dividend paying stocks to provide a conclusive take on this investment strategy. Read on to know more.... (Advisorperspectives.com)

    First step in value-based investment
    The Oracle of Omaha has always stressed upon imbibing an owner oriented thinking to make stock investment, a success. This is reflected in his often used quote where he says that shareholders should think of investment as a business and not a piece of paper. The author of the article lists down the advantages of this mindset and how it has to applied in the investment decision making. Read on to know more.... (Gurufocus)

      Madhu Gupta (Research Analyst), Managing Editor, ResearchPro 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. Madhu contributes towards our small cap service Hidden Treasure.

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