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Asset allocation value strategies

Apr 14, 2014

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

A comprehensive guide to various investing techniques
Investing can seem to be very complex. There are many different styles that one may adopt. But every individual is different. How does one go about deciding if a particular style is suited to him? You may start with the following link. It provides a good overview of all the main strategies and styles of investing. Read on to find out what they are.(Beginners Invest)

Why most fund managers do not practice value investing in reality...
Benjamin Graham is the father of value investing. His disciple, Warren Buffett, followed this investing practice and made a fortune out of it. Undoubtedly, value investing is the most popular investing approach. Yet there are very few money managers that adopt this approach while investing. Why does this happen? Read on to find out as to what incapacitates a money manager from adopting this well followed approach to investing.(The Globe and Mail)

Want to invest in stocks, but have less time to spare?
Suppose you are short on time, but would like to invest in stocks in hopes of beating the broader market, what approach can you take? Here is a very simple idea that one can follow. But it definitely is one that would test your patience levels. Read on to know more...(Guru Focus)

Do not ignore the risk of carry trades
A carry trade involves borrowing at low interest rates to invest at higher interest rates. In recent times, these have gained prominence given that interest rates have been close to zero in the developed countries of Europe as well as the US and Japan, while they have been relatively higher in India and China. But according to El-Erian, former CEO of Pimco, carry trades carry considerable risk. What are these risks? Read on to find out.(Moneynews)

Asset allocation value strategies
What if you identify a good company, trading at an attractive valuation, but fail to make it a meaningful part of your portfolio. While the investment may do well... the impact on the overall portfolio would not be substantial. As per the author of this article, the difference between average investment returns and average investor returns is often called the behavior gap. He has highlighted value strategies which provide a good framework for asset allocation investment decisions. Read on to know more...(Arbor Investment Planner)

Devanshu Sampat

Devanshu Sampat (Research Analyst) has a degree in commerce and nearly 5 years of experience in equity research. He draws inspiration from successful value investors across the globe and constantly endeavours to refine his own unique stock picking approach. While a firm advocate of the principles of value investing, he believes in adapting a versatile investing strategy in response to varying market conditions. Devanshu contributes to our Megatrend investing service The India Letter.

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