• APRIL 25, 2013

Are you following the right investment strategy?

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

What history has to say about zero interest regimes
The US Fed is printing money like there is no tomorrow. The idea is to keep interest rates near zero. The Fed hopes that this will boost growth in the US economy. Most of the developed world seems to be following the US Fed's footsteps. But will the zero-interest rate regimes really work? Here's what history has to say about it... (Seeking Alpha)

What does Buffett like to study?
There could be none like him when it comes to spotting super successful businesses but success is not what Warren Buffett likes to study. In a recent annual meeting of Coke, one of his most successful investments, the Oracle of Omaha let it slip that he likes to study failures! Surprising, isn't it? Read on to find out why... (Bloomberg)

A crucial element of success that you might be avoiding!
Are you someone who is extremely averse to taking any kinds of risks? Are you too glued to your comfort zone? If your answer is yes, then that could actually be a big risk. In this insightful piece, author of Stop Playing Safe, Margie Warrel, lucidly explains why it is pertinent to embrace change and risk the discomfort of failure to achieve meaningful success in life. We believe this is an important lesson for all serious long term investors. (Forbes)

A lecture in finance you cannot afford to skip!
In the world of finance, famous author and scholar Nassim Nicholas Taleb ranks amongst some of the most influential thinkers. Through his work on randomness, probability and uncertainty he has often laden bare the flaws in contemporary economic and financial systems. In a recent lecture delivered to Stanford University students, he mixes wit and humour to offer some brilliant insights from his new book Antifragile. We strongly recommend you watch this video. (ValueWalk)

Are you following the right investment strategy?
Investing is not a one-time activity. It is continuous process where you may need to revisit your assumptions and make changes if the situation demands so. In this article, the author discusses key points that investors should keep in mind in order to achieve their financial goals, especially in times of extreme uncertainty. (The Indian Express Limited)

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