• JUNE 28, 2013

Are you following Warren Buffet's investing rules?

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

A new way of looking at S&P 500's P/E ratio
While macro economists typically take a top down approach in arriving at a P/E ratio for an index, the bottom-up approach of arriving at an index P/E ratio by aggregating data with regard to industry P/E is also quite prevalent. A study made by using last 50 years data suggests that the P/E of S&P 500 index is inversely related with the future Federal Government spending in the US. This means the future Federal spending data can be used to make an estimate of S&P500 P/E. So is that possible? Read on to find out... (Seeking Alpha)

Is it time to reorganize your investments?
Economic crisis have already hit few nations in the Euro zone. While some countries have taken steps towards recovery, but there are still many countries who have done very little to protect themselves in crisis situation. This insightful piece throws light on which are the nations that have taken some steps and others who are still inactive. On the other hand there is a fair chance of credit tightening; getting intensified which seems to begin in US. This will further worsen the situation. With this combination, will more Euro countries face crisis situation? Where should investors should put their money? Read on to find out... (Money Morning)

Are you following Warren Buffet's investing rules?
There are many investors who idolize Warren Buffett but while taking investment decisions they ignore his advice on forecasts and various other such aspects. In the current scenario, when markets have become highly volatile, following some of the golden rules of Warren Buffet can help the investors handle their portfolios. This article walks you through some of the basic investing conventions which can help investor to think, act and invest like Warren Buffet. Read on to find about them... (CBS Interactive Inc)

What should you look for in a low-priced stock?
As an investor, one would like to buy a stock at its lowest price and exit at higher levels. But are all the low priced stocks always an attractive buy? The obvious answer is NO. Other than the low price of a stock, there are various other aspects one should consider while making investment decisions. This insightful article states investment criteria by one of the successful fund managers. So what should you look in while investing in such stocks? Read on to find out. (USA Today)

Gold fails to attract investors this time
When gold prices had plunged a few months ago, the world's biggest buyers viz India and China had procured the metal with an expectation of gaining from this fall. However gold prices have continued to fall. But this time, both the countries' consumers have stayed away. So what are the factors that have influenced their buying activity? Read on to find out... (Dow Jones & Company)

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