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Why Ben Bernanke was a hero?
May 13, 2014

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

How to recognise an investment bubble?
Investment bubbles are never very easy to spot! What with thousands of opinions floating in the market where some people say markets are efficient and prices are always correct. On the other hand, you will meet people who will opine that the market is madness and prices are exaggerated and this may just be another bubble. So what causes bubbles? How do they come about, and how can we recognize them? The author in this article has very succinctly explained the ways of spotting an investment bubble through a real life example. Read on to know more: (MarketWatch)

Lessons from Bill Nygren
In simple words, value investing is buying securities that appear under priced through performing a fundamental analysis by applying various valuation methods. However, finding such securities is easier said than done. A well known investor- Bill Nygren from Oakmark Fund had held a presentation on "Perspectives on Value Investing" which may help us get a better understanding of the concept of value investing. Read the highlights of the presentation by clicking on the following link- (GuruFocus)

Why Ben Bernanke was a hero?
All the so called financial experts were critical of the Fed and its loose monetary policies when Bernanke was at its helm. Standard stereotype that loose policies would cause inflation and create asset bubbles were repeated. However, for one of the investing legend, Warren Buffett, Bernanke was a hero. Read on to find out why Oracle of Omaha considered Bernanke a hero when the entire financial world was critical of him. (Motley Fool)

Types of behavioural biases we possess
Almost every one of us possesses behavioural biases that cause us to act on emotions. Based on these biases we judge people, opportunities as well as the markets. Although it is very difficult to be unbiased; we can at least mitigate some of these biases by identifying them in the first place. The author in the article lists a whole set of behavioural biases to which we are all prey. Read on to find out these biases: (Economist)

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