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Why it is difficult to mimic Warren Buffett...

Aug 27, 2014

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

Why it is difficult to mimic Warren Buffett...
Warren Buffett's investing principles are like an open secret. The world knows it but rarely do people follow it. But why? If investing is so simple as explained by Buffett why can't people just imitate his investing style and make money... Read on to find out... (Nasdaq)

How to govern behavioural instincts while investing?
Behavioural traits play an important role in determining the success of an investment decision in equity markets. The following insightful article lists down psychological pitfalls of investing and how to avoid them. Read on to know more... (Millstonenews)

A panacea for woes faced by coal industry
Coal shortage has plagued the Indian economy. While delay in giving regulatory clearances was cited for sluggish coal output, a recent Court hearing has turned the blame once again on corruption by the ruling politicians. This article provides an effective solution to stem out the rot through privatization. Read on to know more... (Livemint)

An important metric for dividend growth stocks
While income and balance sheet statements are prepared on an accrual basis, the cash flow statement follows the cash basis focusing on inflows and outflows of cash. Therefore the cash flow statement presents the true picture of the state of a company's finances. Therefore while evaluating the long term sustainaibility of dividend growth stocks, analysis of free cash is a more appropriate metric. Read on to know more... (Gurufocus)

Madhu Gupta

Madhu Gupta (Research Analyst), ValuePro has a post graduate degree in both physics and finance. Having worked with India's leading economic research agency, she has a natural flair for numbers and analytics. She brings with her a near-decade long rich experience in the field of finance. A firm believer of the principles of value investing, she looks for robust businesses with durable competitive advantages.

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KD

Aug 29, 2014

I think, Warren Buffett has a personality that is very successful in investing. Lot of people in India go to astrologers to ask in which field their children should enter. In fact, the results would have been much better if they visited psychiatrist. For example, my personality type is INTJ. Though I was told about this in my engineering college, I realized this very late in my career. Luckily, I went into the career that rewards for this personality type.

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