Here is today's recommended reading list from Equitymaster...
Tata Group in a consolidation mode The Tata Group had been on an explosive growth path backed by a host of overseas acquisitions. But as the developed economies are engulfed by high debt and sluggish economic activity, the Tata Group has been on a consolidation drive trying to cut down costs and bring down losses from its overseas operations. Read on to know the steps being taken by the Tata Group as its takes stock of the assets acquired so far... (Thomson Reuters)
Emergence of a new financial exchange The emergence of Chicago Mercantile Exchange amidst the competitive environs of the globe's largest capitalist economy is worth noticing. The niche product offerings, competitive strength, well-equipped technology and recent spectacular growth can give sleepless nights to the Exchange giants on Wall Street. Read on to find out how... (The Economist Newspaper Limited)
Is Wall Street literally writing America's laws now? To say that Wall Street had a pivotal role to play in the US financial crisis is to state the obvious. However, what comes as a surprise is that even after so much wealth destruction, the influence of Wall Street on financial policymaking hasn't gone down one bit. The most recent confirmation of this harsh reality came from a bill that sailed through a committee and had 70 of its 85 lines written by none other than a big Wall Street firm. Read on to find out the firm involved in this entire episode and reactions from certain sections of the Government... (The Week Publications)
How to identify an insurance company as an investment candidate? An article in gurufocus.com discusses the four pillars that one should look out for in order to screen a potential investment in an insurance company. The article draws inspiration from the views enunciated by Michael Braun, CEO, Federated National Holding Company, a small insurance firm based in Florida, USA, operating in the same lines as Berkshire Hathaway and Fairfax Insurance. Read on to find out more... (GuruFocus)
Golden rules to investing Making investment choices does not require knowledge about difficult formulae or complex financial concepts. In this article, the author lists down five simple investing principles to bear in mind. Read on to know more... (The Motley Fool)
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.
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: Equitymaster Agora Research Private Limited (hereinafter referred as 'Equitymaster') is an independent equity research Company. Equitymaster is not an Investment Adviser. Information herein should be regarded as a resource only and should be used at one's own risk. This is not an offer to sell or solicitation to buy any securities and Equitymaster will not be liable for any losses incurred or investment(s) made or decisions taken/or not taken based on the information provided herein. Information contained herein does not constitute investment advice or a personal recommendation or take into account the particular investment objectives, financial situations, or needs of individual subscribers. Before acting on any recommendation, subscribers should consider whether it is suitable for their particular circumstances and, if necessary, seek an independent professional advice. This is not directed for access or use by anyone in a country, especially, USA or Canada, where such use or access is unlawful or which may subject Equitymaster or its affiliates to any registration or licensing requirement. All content and information is provided on an 'As Is' basis by Equitymaster. Information herein is believed to be reliable but Equitymaster does not warrant its completeness or accuracy and expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied. Equitymaster may hold shares in the company/ies discussed herein. As a condition to accessing Equitymaster content and website, you agree to our Terms and Conditions of Use, available here. The performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.
SEBI (Research Analysts) Regulations 2014, Registration No. INH000000537.
Equitymaster Agora Research Private Limited. 103, Regent Chambers, Above Status Restaurant, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400 021. India. Telephone: +91-22-61434055. Fax: +91-22-22028550. Email: email@example.com. Website: www.equitymaster.com. CIN:U74999MH2007PTC175407