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  • Jun 16, 2014

    The importance of the human side of investing...

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

    Will Iraq crisis lead to formation of NOPEC?
    Oil consortium OPEC has always had a monopolistic influence on global oil prices. Yet again, the oil crisis has resurfaced amidst tensions in Iraq. However, this time around countries like the US, with alternative energy resources, may form another consortium. Will the NOPEC, North American Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, be able to rival the influence of OPEC on global energy supply? Read on to find out. (Moneynews)

    How much do you know about Keynes the investor?
    Think John Maynard Keynes and one gets the image of a maverick economist, a pioneer of the Keynes school of thought. However, not many know that he also led a pretty successful life as a long term investor. So, what exactly was his investment philosophy? Well, you'll have to read on to find out. (Thefiscaltimes)

    Why do long term investors are better off?
    Index fund investors in the US have never had it so good! The benchmark indices have tripled since the lows of the great recession. This interesting article highlights why investors should ignore the noise surrounding stock markets and invest for the long term using a simple cost averaging strategy. This is a proven method for long term success in equity markets. Read on to know more... (Beginnersinvest)

    The importance of the human side of investing...
    Money is made in stocks through broadly to methods. First being the dividend returns and the second, the stock price appreciation. The latter can be broken up into more elements such as EPS growth, and P/E multiple expansion or contraction. Essentially, it is the multiple expansion and contraction where the human side of investing comes in. And as per the author, it is this that gets difficult to predict and is something that needs to be given some amount of thought before buying a particular stock. Read on to know more about the same... (Gurufocus)

      Bhavita Nagrani (Research Analyst) is a Chartered Financial Analyst (ICFAI) with nearly six years of experience in the field of equity research. She has a deep understanding of the global as well as the domestic Healthcare industry and keenly tracks the developments therein. When it comes to stock investing, she is a strong advocate of the bottom-up approach to stock picking and has a remarkable ability to discern nuances in the business models of companies belonging to the same industry. Bhavita is the contributor to our large cap franchise, StockSelect.

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