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A depressing account of America
Nov 21, 2014

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Why you shouldn't try investing like Warren Buffett?
There's no denying the fact that Warren Buffett has been an extremely generous teacher of value investing. But there are a lot of people out there who would simply imitate Buffett's stock picks instead of taking his lessons to heart and then creating one's own investment process. Is this advisable? Certainly not if an author is to be believed. Read on to find out why the author thinks this way. (Forbes)

India remains a black horse among emerging economies
Emerging economies have lost their charm in 2014 due to their weakening macroeconomic conditions. However India continues to enjoy being the preferred destination. This article discusses the reasons why India has remained the blue eyed boy for investors. Read on to know more... (Economist)

Key investing takeaways from Buffett's portfolio
Warren Buffett is undoubtedly the best investor on this planet. His letter to shareholders are a great source of inspiration/learning to individuals who plan to make a full time career in investing. Knowing the thought process behind the stock that he has bought is an equally important tool to learn more about value investing. Here is an article that shares key takeaways from the Buffett portfolio that was build over a period of time. Read on to find out more. (The Motley Fool )

A depressing account of America
The American middle-class has witnessed very little improvement in their standard of living since the turn of the century. The gap between the rich and the poor has widened. Many people are surviving on social security alone. But it was not always this way. As this article shows, US consumers, egged on by the government have spent their way to the brink of disaster. (Safehaven)

Madhu Gupta

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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