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  • AUGUST 30, 2013

Warren Buffett's investment management

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

Warren Buffett's investment management
In 1975, Warren Buffett sent a 19 page memo to Washington Post's pensions. It suggests the ways and means with regard to pension fund management. Not only that, it is also considered as the most sensible investment strategy for the ordinary investors. It explicitly states the Buffet's investment philosophy. That document remains an embodiment of wisdom till date. So, what were its basic contents? An article in fool.com summarizes the essence and also gives a link to the original document. Read on to find out more. (The Motley Fool)

Are Asian economies heading towards a crisis?
The emerging market currencies have witnessed sharp declines over the last few months. The economies are facing severe challenges on the economic growth front. The current situation reminds us about the 1997-98 Asian crisis. Will the Asian countries soon face another crisis? Read on to to know more... (The New York Times Company)

The low price versus high confidence puzzle in investing
As value investors, we often face this dilemma. Should we buy a low priced stock with an uncertain business model or a high priced stock where you are more confident about the business model? Mind you, both the approaches have their strengths and weaknesses. So which one you should choose? Read on to find out... (Dividend Growth Investor)

Do you buy stocks this way?
In investing parlance, insiders are typically a set of people who know more about the company than an average investor. Hence, when they indulge in buying something they get emulated pretty soon. Most investors try to replicate them in the greed to make handsome profits. After all, since insiders know more about the company it makes sense to replicate them. However, blindly following their buying/selling patterns does not always yield profits. This article explains why insider trade purchases may not be of much help to individual investors in basing their investing decisions. (Value Stock Guide)

Is Eurozone displaying signs of recovery?
As per Huw Pill, Goldman Sachs' chief European economist, some signs of growth in Eurozone are visible. At the same time there are challenges that need to be addressed. Watch this video to find out what the signs of recovery are as per Mr Huw Pill and why he believes these issues can be resolved. (The Telegraph)

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