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  • Aug 19, 2014

    What made Warren Buffett so successful?

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

    A frame work to predict the downfall of a company
    Solvency of a company is one of the most crucial parameters that investors analyze before investing in a company. However, for firms in certain industries, especially retail, liquidity is a better indicator for a firm's survival and growth. Further, unlike solvency which is easy to calculate from the financials, determining how liquid a firm is could be tricky. The following article provides a framework for assessing the liquidity using interesting examples. (The Motley Fool)

    What made Warren Buffett so successful?
    Every person has some or the other quality that makes him/her successful. Even Warren Buffett had one such quality which made him one of the most successful investors on the planet. Read on to find out which quality we are referring to and why investor should have it. (The Motley Fool )

    What should value investors do in a rising market?
    It's easy to spot bargains when the markets are depressed. But it increasingly becomes challenging for value investors to find cheap bargains in a rising market. What should you do at such a time? What do the gurus of value investing suggest? Here is an interesting read about value investing in the context of Indian stock markets. Read on… (Living Media India Limited)

    Why understanding the business must be built into investors' competence…
    There is more to understanding a company's business than knowing what it buys and sells. And there is enough reason why Buffett's old fashioned ways of understanding the business thoroughly before investing is still relevant. Read this article to understand why…more than the product, understanding the economics of the business matters enormously in the long term. (GuruFocus )

      Taha Merchant (Research Analyst), is extremely passionate about investing. Sharpening his approach to stocks for over a decade now, he hates forecasts and stock market chatter, and cherishes independent, logical thinking. Conservative to the bone, his biggest attraction to the market is the opportunities it offers to jack up returns while decreasing risk. Whenever the market crashes, you'll likely find him grinning from ear to ear. Buy cheap and sell dear is his mantra. He's constantly on the prowl for deep bargains. Nothing makes him happier.

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