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  • Jul 16, 2014

    The correct way to read forecast models

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

    Is top down approach to investing better than bottom up?
    From times immemorial there have been debates whether top down approach to investing is better than bottom up approach and vice versa. Proponents of top down approach claim that it gives investors the big picture view and thus enables them to select companies after giving a holistic view on economy and industry. On the other hand, bottom up investors focus directly on picking fundamentally attractive companies. As they begin right at the bottom (company level) their focus is on financials and valuations. While both approaches have their own pros and cons which one is effectively better? Read on to find out more about it. (Seekingalpha)

    Developing economies to come up with alternatives to IMF and World Bank
    BRIC member nations are on their way to create new financial institutions. These new institutions are too small to compete with established ones like World Bank and IMF. But will these emerge as an alternative to existing ones and imply better terms for developing nations ? Read on to find out.... (Bloomberg)

    Is your investment worthless?
    Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, is the greatest value investor of all times. While his sermons on selection of stocks are well known, it would still be enlightening to know what investments are not worthy according to him. There are two such investments that Warren Buffett considers dangerous and should be avoided. Read on to know about these investments. (Fool)

    The correct way to read forecast models
    Models are an integral part of a forecasting process. However for the models to be useful, they have to be interpreted in the correct manner. This insightful article offers valuable tips about reading the forecast models correctly. Read on to know more... (Bloomberg)

      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.

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