• JANUARY 2, 2014

Dr Doom's predictions for 2014

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

The corruption of currencies
As we enter 2014, global markets are on a roll. The equity indices in the US are near their life time highs. People seem to have forgotten the elephant in the room: the overhang of the massive money printing done by global central banks. Could this 'recovery' end badly? As this article points out, the answer is yes. Is such a situation, Gold would be the only safe bet. If the next big crisis were to happen in currencies then this article provides an invaluable insight into the possible fallout. Read on to find out more. (Safe Haven)

Dr Doom's predictions for 2014
When it comes to the big picture stuff, there are few as respected as Dr Doom Mr Marc Faber out there. Therefore we are always eager to hear him speak. Interested in knowing his biggest predictions of 2014? Well, you'll have to click on the link alongside to find out. (Zero Hedge)

Banks losing trust
Year 2013 witnessed giant lenders of Wall Street losing trust of the country. 2013 came up with some damaging revelations of the sinful deeds of lenders that actively participated in manipulating the interest-rate benchmarks and rigging foreign exchange markets. The renowned Business Editor takes us through the tainted business practices of the Wall Street's top brass banks and concludes that they have lost on the grounds of trust. Read on to know more: (Money Science)

Will the real estate bubble burst 2014?
Since 2008, people have been concerned about the escalating property values. This year, the fear has grown into belief and expectation that seem to be dependent on powers of speculation. However, with the interest in real estate decreasing rapidly in contrast with the real estate prices that have held steady throughout India, real estate prices seem to be heading for a bigger fall. So will 2014 be the year in which real estate bubble finally bursts? (Forebes India)

5 things about investing you cannot afford to ignore
If 2013 hasn't been a very successful year for you as an investor, don't give up. If you follow the right investment approach and stay disciplined, you are bound to be rewarded in the long run. The new year may be a good time to start things afresh. Here is an interesting article that talks about 5 key things that you should remember while making your investment decisions. We highly recommend you read this... (Seeking Alpha)

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