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Long term investing is deadů

Aug 26, 2013

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

Charles de Vaulx on value investing

Charles de Vaulx is known for his value investing skills in the spirit of Graham and Dodd. In this interview with Forbes, he discusses value investing, his investing approach, ways of short-listing stocks, the metrics he considers when investing in stocks and so on. Read on to know more...(Forbes)

The dangers of ROC investing
One company every investor may want to get a piece of is the high ROC company according to us. This is because not only does a high return on capital company does not require external funding for growth, persistence of a high ROC also means presence of some kind of moat and thus, the ability to greatly enhance share holder returns. However, there are some potential pitfalls that investors should guard against while trying to search for these high ROC companies. Read on to find out what exactly these pitfalls are...(GuruFocus)

Investing using the catalyst approach
There are many thought processes when it comes to value investing. This article discusses catalysts that would help in propelling stock prices. Is this the right or wrong approach toinvesting? We'll let you be the judge of that. As per us, the article rightly states that buying a stock at attractive valuations is a catalyst in itself. Read on to know more...(Old School Value)

Long term investing is dead...
...but in times such as the present, it would be the best approach for investors we believe. Not only does this process makes one worry less about the volatile movements in market prices but also pays well in terms of returns over a longer period. Not to mention that it would be wise on the investors' part to only put their hard earned money in good, solid companies which are likely to be around over the long term.(Value Research)

Is an early election the way out?
The author of this article discusses India's need for some heavy duty reforms and structural changes in the decision making process of the government. With the elections still nine months away, the country cannot afford to be tangled in red tape much longer. Is an early election is what the nation needs? Read on to know more...(Bloomberg L.P.)

Devanshu Sampat

Devanshu Sampat (Research Analyst) has a degree in commerce and nearly 5 years of experience in equity research. He draws inspiration from successful value investors across the globe and constantly endeavours to refine his own unique stock picking approach. While a firm advocate of the principles of value investing, he believes in adapting a versatile investing strategy in response to varying market conditions. Devanshu contributes to our Megatrend investing service The India Letter.

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