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A cheap price to pay for a valuable education
Aug 26, 2014

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

10 facts about Buffett that you won't believe
Being a legendary investor, most people are interested in knowing more about the life of Warren Buffett. Even his non-professional lifestyle has teachings for his followers. As an example, his decision to stay in his old home and not shift to a mansion after becoming a billionaire depicts why one should be frugal and not spend unnecessarily. This article highlights 10 such important facet's about his life which you won't believe. Read on to find out more about it as each facet has a distinct lesson embedded in it. (TopTenEpic)

Buy & Hold v/s Churning: Which is better?
This is a debate perhaps as old as the stock markets themselves. Should an investor have a Buy & Hold strategy or should he periodically churn his portfolio? An interesting article in a leading daily attempts to share some good insights on this perennial fight between the two camps. Read on to find out what conclusion has the author finally come to after analyzing 20 years worth of data. (The Economic Times)

'Super-aged' to hit global economy?
It is bad enough that the economies of Europe and US are still struggling to recover. And in the coming years as the number of 'super-aged' people increase, it will put that much more pressure on global growth. What is the kind of impact one can expect? Read on to find out. (CNN Money)

A cheap price to pay for a valuable education
Here is a good write up we came across wherein the author discusses how easy it is for biases to takeover one's investing decisions - through her own example. This in fact goes on to indicate that poor investment decisions can be a good way for investors to learn from their mistakes, to identify themselves and to get comfortable with a particular style of investing. Read on to know more about the author's experience while investing in penny stocks. (Asia One)

Taha Merchant

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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