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These investing habits ruin your portfolio
Dec 22, 2014

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The biggest reason Berkshire Hathaway owns more than 5% of this company
It's quite known fact, that when it comes to making an investment, Warren Buffett follows the Benjamin Graham's school of value investing. That is selecting securities with prices that are unjustifiably low based on their intrinsic worth. However, that is not the only aspect which Buffet looks in for. Among the various things, Warren Buffet prefers the companies having strong leadership in the companies. A company that has a competent, competitive, and experienced management team. In other words, a company run by someone exactly like Robert Wilmers. So who is Robert Wilmers? Read on to know more.(Fool)

These investing habits ruin your portfolio
No matter how volatile the market is - if one follows bad investing habits, of course one's portfolio is bound to get impacted. An article on Money Morning, mentions about three such investment behaviours which the investors should certainly avoid. Read on to them...(Money Map Press)

What does "Abe"-nomics' recent Win Means for Investors?
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won the majority seats in Japan's Dec 14 elections. This also means in a way the government will continue fiscal stimulus. By calling for a general election, Abe was gambling he would be able to win a referendum on his pro-growth "Abenomics" policies. This is despite the fact that Japan's economy had slipped back into recession. However, the gamble paid off. By securing the two-thirds majority, Abe retained the majority necessary to pass legislation without recourse to the upper house. But what does this mean for Investors? Read on...(Bloomberg)

Secret of timing the market revealed here
Many investors try to time the markets, especially when the geopolitical events take a toll as seen recently. The concerns over low oil prices, global woes, and Chinese growth in the headlines, have impacted the global indices. And many investors would be looking for attractive Buys. But by doing so, they may as well try to catch falling knives. Read on to more about market timing...(Money Map Press)

Bhavita Nagrani

Bhavita Nagrani (Research Analyst) is a Chartered Financial Analyst (ICFAI) with nearly six years of experience in the field of equity research. She has a deep understanding of the global as well as the domestic Healthcare industry and keenly tracks the developments therein. When it comes to stock investing, she is a strong advocate of the bottom-up approach to stock picking and has a remarkable ability to discern nuances in the business models of companies belonging to the same industry. Bhavita is the contributor to our large cap franchise, StockSelect.

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