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  • JUNE 27, 2013

Is the commodity supercycle over?

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

A different approach to value investing
A notable disciple of the Benjamin Graham school of investing, Walter Schloss, a well-regarded value investor had his own style of value investing. Walter with his own philosophy of value investing and lessons from Graham was shrewd with the art of making money. Getting the market pulse right and placing importance to value investing, Schloss has been known to have made profitable investments. While he is not alive today, he's investment philosophy is here to stay and will continue to inspire the generations to come. Refer the link below that tells you why Walter Schloss was a great Investor and how successful was his value investing strategy? (Graham And Doddsville)

Is the commodity supercycle over?
For a decade now, commodities had a fantastic run on the back of strong demand from China. But now China's economy is slowing and its appetite to consume commodities has reduced. So is the commodity supercycle over? Read on to find out... (The Financial Times - Free Registration)

Is the Chinese economy having a black Swan event?
A 'Black Swan' event, conceptualised by Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his famous book that bears the same name, is a metaphor that explains events that are highly unpredictable and rare, but that are tremendously impactful. The idea has prompted many experts and thinkers to predict the next probable Black Swan events. The Chinese economy does appear like one area where there could be Black Swans developing. Read on to know more... (Seeking Alpha)

The relationship between the global economy and monetary policy
The global stock markets saw a selloff following the US Federal Reserve comments of tapering of its QE program. So what is the connection between the global economy and monetary policy? Read on to find out. (The Economist Newspaper Limited)

Why the efficient market hypothesis has run into bankruptcy?
Efficient market hypothesis (EMH) is an idea partly developed in the 1960s by Eugene Fama. It states that it is impossible to beat the market because prices already incorporate and reflect all relevant information. But according to legendary investor this theory is dead. Read on to find out why? (Business Insider, Inc)

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