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Mistakes to avoid in equity investing

Jul 17, 2013

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

What's the absolute foundation of your investing activities?
"Chapters 8 and 20 have been the bedrock of my investing activities for more than 60 years." Here, the reference is being made to what the world's most successful investor believes is the best book on investing ever written. The man is none other than Warren Buffett and the book he is talking about is titled The Intelligent Investor, an absolute classic written by his mentor Benjamin Graham. Reading and rereading chapters 8 and 20 from the book has become somewhat of a ritual for Buffett and he advises others to do the same. Read on to find out what's so special about these chapters and why we should make them our guiding principles. (Farnam Street)

Mistakes to avoid in equity investing
The objective for beginners is to avoid the common pitfalls in stock market investing. In this article, the author lists four such mistakes that can be avoided and go a long way as a stepping stone to becoming a seasoned investor. Read on to know more... (The Motley Fool)

Cash flow: The barometer of company's health
The Profit & Loss statement does not give you the true picture of the company's fianancials. At times earnings may be only paper profits with no actual cash inflow. Therefore, reading the cash flow statement gives a better analysis of the company's finances. This article highlights the importance of the cash flow statement as well as deciphers the true meaning of individual items in the statement. Read on to know more.... (The Motley Fool)

Magic of small car spreads
Rising fuel costs is fuelling the demand for small, affordable and fuel-efficient cars in emerging economies like India. While sales of our own desi Tata Nano failed to live up to is high expectations, Japanese automakers Honda Motors and Toyota-Daihatsu are still optimistic about launching their 'kei' cars or light cars in developing nations like India. Read on to know more about their plans.... (Thomson Reuters )

Golden principles of investing
There are certain time & tested principles of investing that never change. These principles act as a guide in any kind of market situations. Read on to know more.... (GMO LLC)

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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