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  • Sep 10, 2014

    Is your value buy becoming a value trap?

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

    Habits of a successful investor
    A successful investor has a set of habits that aid him in achievement of his financial goals. What are these good habits and which bad habits he should give up to gain success in the investment world? Read on to know more..... (CBSnews)

    Are you an investor or speculator?
    While speculation has the lure of making quick gains, it has pitfalls that can wipe out the entire capital. Investing on the other hand may be a slow drawn-out affair but it guarantees capital protection and steady returns. Read on to know more about the differences between speculating and investing so as to take decisions wisely. (Fool)

    Role of interest rates in economic engine
    Interest rates, apart from setting the benchmark for borrowing and lending, play an important role in determining the growth of the economy. This insightful article explains real and nominal interest rates and why protracted period of artificially maintaining low interest rates is actually detrimental for the economy. Read on to know more.... (Safehaven)

    Is your value buy becoming a value trap?
    Value investing essentially means investing in companies that are trading at a discount but have sufficient potential to grow in future. As such companies are available cheap, they provide sufficient margin of safety. However the downside is that such companies may lose their competitive advantage due to structural changes and turn out to be value traps. This article explains how to spot value buys from becoming value traps. Read on to know more... (Oddballstocks)

      Madhu Gupta (Research Analyst), Managing Editor, ResearchPro 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. Madhu contributes towards our small cap service Hidden Treasure.

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