• MAY 28, 2013

Dividend policies: Reading the signals

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

Are you sure you're not a biased investor?
A lot of investment decisions are governed by investors' psychology and at times override the facts, fundamentals and rationale. Interestingly, most of the investors are often oblivious of the fact that they might be unconsciously getting driven by the former. To make sure you are not making a similar mistake, try this simple experiment.. (Business Insider)

Dividend policies: Reading the signals
For many investors, the dividends offered by a company are one of the key criteria to invest in the stock. The legendary investor Mr Peter Lynch believed that dividend decisions can reveal a lot about the company's management. Are you reading the signals well for the stocks in your portfolio? Read on to find out... (Seeking Alpha)

Bursting the myth about austerity failure
Certain economists have been trashing austerity in favour of profligacy citing the example of economies where the former approach has apparently not worked. But is there any evidence of austerity actually being practiced or implemented? Well, as per the article, the statistics don't suggest so. Read on for more details... (Forbes)

Rising bond yields: Signs of crisis in Japan
The implementation of 'Abenomics' has been accompanied by an unexpected trends in Japan's financial markets. So what does this imply for the Japanese economy in the long term? Read on to find out... (The Economist Newspaper Limited)

Building financial safety plans for long-term
While we constantly plan and devise strategies for our current investment portfolios, seldom do we contemplate about our investment plans for our retirement age. With increased average life expectancy for both men and women, it becomes imperative for planning for long retirements and the failure of which can have critical repercussions. Find out more about the same... (Bloomberg)

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