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  • FEBRUARY 21, 2014

Inflation or Deflation?

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

Is it possible to make 5 fold return from junk debt?
The Enron debacle is one of the biggest frauds in the American history. Thousands of investors lost money by investing in the company. However, a gentleman named Seth Klarman made 5 fold return by investing in the junk debt of this company. This article discusses how he made money by investing in Enron's debt and what his investment principles are. Read on to find out more about it. (Value Walk)

Inflation or Deflation?
Are we asking the wring question? Ever since the fed began its stimulus program, people have debated this issue no end. Both camps are firmly entrenched. So what exactly is in store for the US? A gentleman named Daniel Amerman believes that the whole world might just be focused Daniel Amermanon the wrong thing. This insightful article explains why. (SafeHaven)

Dividend Growth stocks beat high dividend yield stocks
The dividend yield is an important parameter to select value stocks. But what about the dividend increasing/decreasing over time? Should one buy a high dividend yield stock or a stock with a slightly lower yield but a better chance of a growth in the dividend? Read this insightful article to find the answer.(About.com)

Stocks are best in the long run
Most investors think about stocks as high-risk investments. Then there are people who say that in the long run, stocks are the best asset class. This article throws some light on the issue and explains why, from a retirement planning point of view, stocks may indeed be the best and safest asset class to be in. (Morning Star)

Do you have an anti-portfolio?
Everyone wants to create a strong portfolio of stocks. For this purpose most people build up a shortlist of stocks based on their selection criteria. But what about the time to sell? How should one go about creating an anti-portfolio? Or in other words, how should one go about determining the criteria to remove stocks from the portfolio? Read on to find out. (The Motley Fool)

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