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  • Dec 24, 2013

    Is it possible to outperform the index?

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

    What has the QE achieved?
    The much awaited tapering is finally here. However, before we analyze what it will achieve, it is important to know where the QE has really been as impactful as it is made out to be. Well, let us read on to find out. (Mauldin Economics)

    How much good is Abenomics doing to Japanese economy?
    Stable monetary policy, flexible fiscal policy and the much required structural reforms sum up the three pillars of Abenomics. Abenomics is aimed at economic revitalization. But given the current uncertain scenario inflicting the Japanese economy, will Abenomics succeed? Amidst the over ambitious targets, mistaken beliefs and irrelevant strategies, can Abenomics revive the Japanese economy? To know the same refer to the interesting piece below from Financial Times by Martin Wolf... (Financial Times)

    Is it possible to outperform the index?
    Is it possible to beat stock markets? Or is it best to invest in index funds? Proponents of the efficient market hypothesis (EMH) prefer to go with the index. But if EMH is true, what would explain the success of value investors such as Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch or Robert Olstein who have consistently beaten the market through a disciplined approach? Read on to know more... (The Motley Fool)

    Contrarian ideas form Jim Rogers
    Legendary global investor, Jim Rogers is known around the world for his investing acumen. However, one of his most successful strategies has been contrarian investing. In this insightful interview, he explains his rationale for investing in countries that everyone else hates including one very unlikely country, where he multiplied his money 40 times!!! Read on to learn more... (Safe Heaven)

    Are we better prepared to deal with taper?
    After dilly dallying for months, US has finally bitten the bullet and announced a taper starting January 2014. The decision would have far reaching implications, not just on US economy, but across the global economies. Indian economy was one of the worst impacted with rupee taking a nose dive when Fed first suggested that it could taper. How will the actual taper impact the domestic currency? Are we now better prepared to deal with the taper? Read on for the author's views ... (India Realtime)

      Richa Agarwal (Research Analyst), Managing Editor, Hidden Treasure has over 7 years of experience as an equity research analyst. She routinely scours the small cap universe for fundamentally strong companies trading at attractive prices. Having degrees in both finance as well as engineering has served her well in analysing business models across the small cap space. Richa is also the specialist in our team for the Oil & Gas sector.

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