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  • Sep 27, 2013

    Buffet's first rule of investing

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    Buffet's first rule of investing
    In the current uncertain economic environment, picking up a handful of great stocks becomes quite a tough job. An article in Fox Business has laid down some of the basic investing rules which Warren Buffet follows. Read on to know about them... (FOX News Network)

    Tips to remember while investing in mutual funds
    Mutual funds are an investment asset that many investors consider for their portfolios. They essentially provide a way for investors to hold a bunch of securities without investing high sums of money. But just like in stock investing, investors need to be careful when it comes to investing in mutual funds as well. In this article there are some key things that investors would do well to remember when it comes to picking the right fund to invest in. (BusinessDay Media Ltd.)

    Mixing investing styles may not be the right way to go about things
    Buffett, Graham, Schloss and Munger. These are amongst the most well known names in the world of investing. Why? Because of the portfolios of these gentlemen having outperformed the markets over long periods and on a consistent basis. The investing styles of these gentlemen are/were different. Many investors have tried to copy their styles by combining them. But that does not necessarily lead to good performance. Read on to know why... (GuruFocus)

    Betting on Bitcoins!
    Bitcoin is the new fad amongst speculators. Some time back Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the technology investors best known for their involvement with Facebook, announced the creation of a mainstream vehicle for investing in Bitcoins. Recently, SecondMarket has also come up with such a product. SecondMarket's venture into Bitcoins represents the latest effort to bring the virtual currency into the mainstream. But are the investments in Bitcoins really safe ones? Read on this insightful article to know about the growing fad of Bitcoins and the dangers of investing in them... (The New York Times Company)

    Are you are a fearful or a greedy investor?
    Most of the investment decisions are largely influenced by two things- fear and greed. Fear that one might end up making losses. And greed to earn higher and higher returns. Both these sentiments can be quite dangerous if handled wrongly. Can these emotions be tapped correctly to make successful investments? Read on to find out... (Investment Contrarians)

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