• AUGUST 29, 2013

Lessons from Keynes about investing

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

Do you need a master's degree to be a successful investor?
Many, if not most, people in the investment world have a Masterís degree from a university. Some also have a professional qualification along with it. However, if there is one individual who made his mark in the world of investments without even having an undergraduate degree, it has to be the legend, Francis Chou. Over the past 15 years, his Chou Associates Fund has returned 13.6% as a yearly average, against the S&Pís average of 6.8%. He has recently made a presentation to the students of The Ivey School of Business. And, what did he have to say? Watch this video to know more... (Guru Focus)

Lessons from Keynes about investing
John Maynard Keynes, the famous economist was also one of the greatest investors of the past century. By understanding what made Keynes such a star, investors can get a firmer grasp on why so many of today's money managers seem so dim. Read on to find out his investing views... (25iq)

Can new RBI Governor follow ex-Federal Reserve Chief?
The currency crisis has lent support to what the outgoing Reserve Bank of India governor D Subbarao was hinting at for the last few months. The man who has an impeccable reputation, Raghuram Rajan -- the governor in waiting, faces a tough task as within a fortnight he takes charge, he will have to announce the mid-quarter review of monetary policy. Will the new RBI Governor do what ex-Federal Reserve did several years ago? Read on to find out... (Dow Jones & Company)

Why oil price will continue rising
The recent geo-political tensions have led to substantial increase in oil prices. But Syria is not the main reason behind the oil price rise. Read on to find out why oil prices could keep on rising... (MarketWatch)

Did the Dodd-Frank Act make a difference?
What happened to the highest paid CEOs in the US after the crisis of 2008? Did the Dodd-Frank Act make a difference to executive pay? What happened to those accused of insider trading? Read on to find out... (Ginormous Content Limited)

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