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America: Worst is yet to come
Jun 5, 2014

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UK banks in danger
Another financial crash may be in the offing for Britain. And the unfortunate part is the UK banks are not prepared. Lack of adequate capital reserves and vulnerability to external shocks may put the UK banks in precarious position. Need to know more? Refer to the link below from "The Guardian". (The Guardian)

If you pay a lot for something, you stand to earn less on it
Investors often fall prey to the irrational exuberance during market booms. Even when the stock prices keep rising, they expect higher returns. And eventually they end up burning their fingers. Because if you pay a lot for something, you stand to earn less on it. How? Refer to the link below picked from "Money" that will enlighten you in terms of rational investing. (Money)

The most important factor in long term business returns!
For an investor, cheap valuations or quality are two crucial aspects of investing. While everyone wants best of both, these aspects are a little difficult to locate simultaneously. While sole focus on cheap stocks may work for some in short term, as the author suggests, ROIC is the most significant factor in long term business returns, even more important than valuations. Read on for more details. (Base Hit Investing)

America: Worst is yet to come
The recovery is not yet stronger. There also a section of those who have not at all benefitted by the relentless Fed expansion of balance sheet. Moreover, over half the U.S. adults have had tough times to manage their rent and mortgage payments. The retirement plans also stand shaky. Many are running huge credit card debts. Moreover, the worst of housing crisis may be round the corner. The perception of Americans about the economic recovery is still pessimistic. Why so? Aren't they too happy with the government initiatives? More such answers can be found here in the article below: (Zerohedge)

Get to the basics of investing
Not just a great investor but also a good teacher. And there's a lot to learn from the legendary Warren Buffett. And when it comes to value investing, basic investing insights come to our rescue. Hence, get into the brains of the legend to strike the right chord. How? Here is the link below that will benefit you immensely to emerge as a smart investor. (Money)

Shweta Daptardar-Mane

Shweta Daptardar-Mane, has an MBA (Finance) degree and over five years of equity research experience. She passionately tracks the Banking and Finance industry and follows the macro developments in the economy, particularly the central bank monetary policy. She is deeply inspired by not only Buffett's investment acumen, but also by his infectiously charismatic, down-to-earth persona. Shweta is the contributor to our large cap franchise, StockSelect.

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