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Gold vs Equity
Aug 18, 2014

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

One best investing advice
An article on fools.com has discussed about an investment advice that can help to build a lucrative portfolio. The article discusses why one should not rely on investment tip. As per this article this is the biggest mistake that investors do. Read on to learn more why investors should not rely on investment tips. (The Motley Fool)

A fund manager who prefers the buy and hold approach
Here is a discussion with Terry Smith, a UK based fund manager who discusses the kind of companies that he is comfortable looking at as well as the ones that he is not very comfortable with. This is a key point when it comes to identifying one's circle of competence. He also discusses why he believes the buy and hold approach is more suited to his style as opposed to jumping from one stock to another when trying to approach investing from the traditional value investing perspective. Further, he also touches upon the power of compounding and why it tends to get overlooked. Click on the link to know more… (MorningStar )

Gold vs Equity
Undoubtedly Gold is considered as a safe haven investment especially at the time when global markets are under pressures. Does this mean one should avoid investing in equities? Certainly no! as completely avoiding investment in stock market is not the right thing to do. This is because, the companies which are fundamentally strong and trading below their intrinsic value will have fair chance of rewarding even during crisis. An article on investing.com has discussed the historical trend of gold and equities and what should investors do in current scenario. Whether it is a good time to invest in gold now? (Investing.com)

Why no one cares about this investing secret?
You don't normally leak out the tricks of the trade for the simple reason that it gives rise to competition. But Warren Buffett didn't care at all. About three decades back he gave away the secret to making great returns on the stock market. However, he knew all along that investors would still not invest based on this secret and he was absolutely right. Read on to find out what this secret is and why are people still not following it. (Business Insider)

Bhavita Nagrani

Bhavita Nagrani (Research Analyst) is a Chartered Financial Analyst (ICFAI) with nearly six years of experience in the field of equity research. She has a deep understanding of the global as well as the domestic Healthcare industry and keenly tracks the developments therein. When it comes to stock investing, she is a strong advocate of the bottom-up approach to stock picking and has a remarkable ability to discern nuances in the business models of companies belonging to the same industry. Bhavita is the contributor to our large cap franchise, StockSelect.

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