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Decoding the Fed's stance
Jul 31, 2014

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

Is US economy treading the precarious path?
The time is absolutely ripe for Fed to adopt a tightened monetary policy. Defying the tall economic claims made by the economists and fund managers worldwide, the author of this article believes that the US economy is reaching the desired destination faster than it was imagined. Why? Kindly click the link below to get a first-hand view of what's brewing at the US economic front. The author also takes us through the plausible solutions to few of these problems. (The Wall Street Journal )

FY15 would mark highest ever attrition in IT
An executive search firm has revealed that the information technology and IT enabled services (ITeS) sector is set to witness the highest overall attrition this year with the junior level seeing exits higher pace. Even the mid-level management exits stand imminent. The article below picked form Firstbiz unleashes few reasons for job attrition in the IT sector and the challenges therein. Click the link below to know more... (Firstbiz)

How has Amazon performed over the last 20 years?
Leading Indian e-commerce player Flipkart has been in the limelight after it recently announced that it had raised funding of US$ 1 billion. Global e-commerce giant Amazon was quick to up its ante by announcing its plans to invest US$ 2 billion in India. Without an iota of doubt, the Indian e-commerce sector is where the ‘hot money' is finding its shores and Flipkart is certainly the biggest beneficiary. Only time will tell whether the optimism and the lofty valuations are justified. Since Flipkart's business model is very similar to that of Amazon, it would be interesting to see how Amazon has performed over the years and whether it really is a sustainable business model. We strongly recommend you read this article... (Ibtimes)

Decoding the Fed's stance
We present to you a strong repertoire of the Fed's policy stance and its implications for the economy by none other than the astute financial expert, Mr Damodaran. Here, he not only demystifies the Fed's macro-economic views but also provides some firsthand valuable advice to the authorities and the investors alike. To put off the blinkers and to have a closer look at the current state of affairs, refer the link below picked form his blog writings. (Aswathdamodaran.blogspot)

Does your financial advisor know these basic investment rules?
Investing is simple but not easy. In other words, there are very simple rules that one needs to follow while investing. However, following them can a lot of times be painful because these rules don't come naturally to us humans. Consequently, a competent financial advisor can make a great deal of difference to our investment returns by showing us the right way. Read on to find out about six such principles or rules every financial advisor needs to follow. (ThinkAdvisor)

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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