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Why diversification may not help you during 2015?

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

Will he be the new Warren Buffet?
There are some visionaries who come along only once every few generations, leaving such a huge mark on business and popular culture. Their work is so stupendous and one could ever be succeeded. And Warren Buffet is certainly one few intellectuals. At 84, Buffett can't hog the mantle of top investor forever. Industry experts and columnists point to several people who could replace Buffett as the de facto investing powerhouse; one name that keeps getting mentioned. Read on to know about this man whose investment approach also resembles like Mr. Buffet..(Fool.com)

Why Charlie Munger expects oil will be highly priced?
The oil prices continue to tumble. At this point in time most of us are wondering if oil prices have permanently shifted to a lower level or its a temporary blip? An article on Gurufocus, shares about renowned investor- Charlie Munger's wise words that he had shared in his speech in 2013. Read on to know about the key observations and what message Mr Munger has given..(Gurufocus)

China's $ 20 billion investment
China Just Made A $20B Investment In Venezuela. The country is currently suffering with series of problems like; plummeting oil prices, runaway inflation and shortages of basic foodstuffs. Thus China's this investment package comes as one lifeline. But with Venezuela facing a recession, inflation over 60% and widespread predictions of a default on its debt this year, some analysts believe there is some rationale for China's incentive for handing over the funds. Read on to know more...(Ibtimes.com)

Why diversification may not help you during 2015?
It is almost impossible to predict how the financial markets will perform. And, thus through, diversification one tries to reduce risk by allocating investments among various financial categories. An article on Marketwatch states about some reasons which will make the diversification also futile. Read on to know about this author's views...(Marketwatch)

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