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Waiting for the right pitch before swinging

Jul 1, 2013

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Waiting for the right pitch before swinging
Analogies between baseball and investing are made by Warren Buffett quite often. Here's another such analogy wherein the author discusses how identifying one's circle of competence and patience can help towards achieving good results for one's portfolio. (StockTwits Inc)

When to sell stocks...
Most of the discussions about investing are to do with identifying and buying stocks. However, as many investing gurus have mentioned, time and again, selling a stock is as important as buying. The article discusses legendary investor Philip Fisher's take on the question - When is it a good time to sell stocks? Read on to find out more... (Guru Focus)

What does it cost to mine gold?
Gold had a terrific bull rally in the previous. But in recent times things have changed. Prices of the yellow metal have been crashing down. Many say that if prices fall further mines would stop mining gold as it becomes economically unviable. This would skew the demand-supply dynamics. Therefore, it would be interesting to understand what drives the costs of mining gold. Read on to find out more... (Business Insider)

What drives the gap between values and prices?
Globally renowned finance and valuation professor Aswath Damodaran shares his knowledge on the difference between investment strategies and investment philosophies. Further, he also discusses some of the drivers of stock prices, intrinsic value and the gap between the two. (Outlook India)

Does Australia need to revamp its economic policies?
Nearly two decades back, Australia followed the path that most developed nations did to achieve economic growth. Investments were made in science and technology, agriculture, manufacturing and other trade exposed sectors. However, since then Australia realized that it can achieve commendable and easy economic growth by just relying on China, which has been gobbling up natural resources. And so it became the top supplier of basic metals and coal to China. However, things have significantly changed recently given China's slowing growth levels. So, does Australia need to do things differently? Read on to know more... (Bloomberg)

Devanshu Sampat

Devanshu Sampat (Research Analyst) has a degree in commerce and nearly 5 years of experience in equity research. He draws inspiration from successful value investors across the globe and constantly endeavours to refine his own unique stock picking approach. While a firm advocate of the principles of value investing, he believes in adapting a versatile investing strategy in response to varying market conditions. Devanshu contributes to our Megatrend investing service The India Letter.

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