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Basics on shadow banking

May 28, 2014

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

Time to dump gold?
Investors, not just in India but even globally, have vetted their risk appetite in recent months. The change in political and economic scenarios seems to have prompted a change in the appetite for risk. The result being that the 'safe have' appeal of gold has paled. Gold prices are down more than 6% since they peaked for the year in mid-March. But the return from the metal is still positive for 2014 thanks to the blistering start. Hedge funds have cut their net bullish bets on gold by nearly one-third in the past two months. Does that mean it is time for retail investors too to dump their gold? Read on to find out. (Wall Street Journal)

Techniques for stock valuation
The fundamentals of a company need to be evaluated properly to judge its attractiveness. The author of the article list down various valuation ratios for stock valuation. Read on to know more about their usage and the inference that can be drawn from them (Guru Focus)

Basics on shadow banking
Shadow Banking has been in the spotlight after the precipitation of the financial crisis in 2007-08. The author of the article explains in lucid terms what is shadow banking and how its unregulated growth can spell doom for the economy as a whole. Read on to know more..... (Conversable Economist)

Are we prepared to face another financial crisis?
The 2008 financial crisis was spurred by lax rules to prevent banks from becoming too big to fail. As per the head of International Monetary Fund (IMF), although stronger bank capital buffers have been put in place but the same would not be sufficient to tide the crisis in future. Slow industry reforms and lack of global agreement for winding down big banks also need to be dealt with. Read on to know more... (Telegraph)

Problems associated with DCF...
Garbage in, garbage out... this is the key reason why discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis is dangerous. But that doesn't mean it is entirely a useless tool. With the help of examples of Tesla Motors and Facebook, the author of this article shows how small tweaks in assumptions can provide very different results. Read on to know more about the valuation method and the need of being rational when using this approach. (Guru Focus)

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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