• JUNE 3, 2014

Enough reasons for investors to be worried?

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

The art of dividend investing
Dividend growth investing is one of the investing styles that can fetch you stable returns over a period. Also, you don't have to fret over day to day movement in stock prices. However it is not very easy to find out dividend paying stocks and there are several guidelines to follow in order to become a successful dividend investor. The author in the article, with the help of a real life example has explained the art of dividend investing and its ability to deliver stupendous returns. Read on to know more: (Beginnersinvest)

Few common investing mistakes that we make
It is impossible to find an investor with a 100% successful track record. This is because like life, investing is full of uncertainties. Irrespective of the historical data available or future analysis performed; we tend to make mistakes while investing. These are the five common slip ups that every investor is highly vulnerable to. (Morningstar)

Can India and Japan unlock each other's potential?
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a favourite of his Japanese counterpart Mr. Shinzo Abe; who is keen on developing economic ties with India. Their reservation towards China is also one common point that can set the course for fostering relations between the two countries. This article highlights that cash-rich Japan and investment-starved India have a lot to offer to each other. Read on to find out more: (wall street journal)

It's okay to pay up...
...for quality that is. Here is a good write up by an author who learned this investing lesson very recently. Giving the example of a high quality business - that of Mastercard - the author explains why it is okay to pay up for high quality compounding machines, especially given that such companies do all the work for you. Read on to know more. (Gurufocus)

Enough reasons for investors to be worried?
With benchmark indices at record high, the last thing on investors' minds is getting worried about downsides. However, it turns out valuations are just one of the many worries that should be haunting them. There are at least 4 other reasons for investors to review their equity allocation very closely. This article in Wall Street Journal has articulated them very well. (wall street journal)

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