• MAY 29, 2013

Sailing through troubled waters

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

Reasons why Indians shy away from the stock market
India has one of the lowest stock market participation rates in the world. The figure is believed to be as low as 3.5% out of a total population of 1.2 billion. This article points out some of the reasons behind the low investor participation, especially at a time when foreign investors are betting big on India. (Seeking Alpha)

Insider trading: The basics
While there may be a thin line between trades that may be illegal and legal, knowing what the insiders are up to is of importance to investors. Read on to find out about the basics on insider trading... (GuruFocus)

No shortcuts to becoming smarter
When it comes to becoming smarter, there are no shortcuts, believed Warren Buffett. His simple, yet not-so-easy to implement advice is to read a lot. Not only that! It is also how you read that matters. Read on to know more... (Farnam Street)

Sailing through troubled waters
Sound investments with adequate Margin of Safety as per the well-known Buffett's ideology help through sailing troubled waters. What it takes for a safe investment in a troubled economy? Read on to find out as the author enlists and exemplifies the safe investment asset classes and the returns therefrom... (Bloomberg)

Time to be fearful?
Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful is a famous saying in the investing world. Read about the author's experience with people he interacted at a conference recently... (Newsmax Media)

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