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Exactly how long is long-term?
Aug 1, 2014

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

Is indexing superior to active management?
Warren Buffett's love for indexing is well known. However, in his 1991 letter to shareholders he stated that indexing can also be pointless at times. In fact, he has made money by actively investing but propagates indexing. So, is it an individual investor's skill (Warren Buffett in this case) that makes indexing irrelevant or has it got to do with some particular market situation? In other words, should shrewd investors actively manage money like Buffett did and ignore indexing? Or is it that indexing works well in particular situations irrespective of the investing skills one has. Read on to find out more about it. (The Motley Fool )

Is diversification important to the intelligent investor?
Diversification is known as the cornerstone of investing. It helps to spread ones risk across stocks and sectors. But is really useful beyond a point? As this article argues, as one becomes more knowledgeable, the importance of diversification steadily reduces. (MorningStar )

Exactly how long is long-term?
Many people aspire to become long term investors. They understand the need to hold good stocks over a period of time to let compounding work its magic. However, long term investors disagree with each other over the ideal holding period. If you are have trouble deciding the holding period best suited to you, this article can be of help. (About.com )

The US fed may never fully exit QE.
The so called exit by the US fed has been a big talking point as of late. US investors seem to believe that the fed will wind up its QE program by the end of the year amid improving economic data. However, will this mean an end to easy money? As this article points out the day may be far away when the fed really starts to tighten the screws. Read on to find out more. (SafeHaven )

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