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Some thoughts on being a successful investor

Oct 14, 2013

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Some thoughts on being a successful investor
Mohnish Pabrai discusses some of his thoughts on how to start off investing. These include reading and understanding the styles of some legendary investors. Secondly, he also discusses the importance of learning from one's mistakes rather than just ignoring the idea. Read on more thoughts by Mr Pabrai... (Forbes)

Always looking out for a trigger for your stock?
Here's an interesting piece on why investors should not ideally wait out for events to drive stock prices; such events in the investing community are termed as 'catalysts'. Sure, while stock prices move depending on news that are floating around, for long term investors looking to buy stocks at attractive valuations, the trigger that they would be looking out is pretty much included in the process they follow itself. Read on to know more... (Old School Value)

REIT - The basics...
Amidst the volatile market conditions, do we have alternate investment options? Yes, of course we do. Property as an asset class has been an evergreen favorite of many investors since long. But this investment comes with too many hurdles. But here's one easy solution. Investors interested in having their share of this asset class can have their money invested in REITS. What is a REIT like and how lucrative is this investment option? Read on to know in greater detail the nuances of REITS as an asset class and the regulatory framework. (ABP Pvt Ltd.)

Should you run after growth stocks?
How do you factor growth when it comes to investing? What multiple, if any, would justify growth? During a bull run, you will receive several answers and justifications for these questions. But when the tide turns, the same replies stop making any sense. In this interview, Bruce Greenwald explains in detail as to why valuing stocks for growth is a futile exercise. As such investors need to look at returns instead of growth. Read this for his views on the subject... (The Motley Fool)

Find a void and work to fill it
The author discusses the importance of identifying an area and excelling at it. This strategy could be used in many aspects of one's life be it investing or professional. Read on to know more about this strategy... (Oddball Stocks)

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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