• SEPTEMBER 6, 2013

Mark Mobius on Dividends

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

Investing lesson from a story about rock, paper and scissors
Here is a short story about Chris Evans who wins a game of rock, paper and scissors. The story sounds very much similar to Buffet's essay titled "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville." That essay discusses a story of a nationwide coin flipping contest in which a select few coin flippers got fabulously wealthy by "correctly" flipping coins over and over again. In this article, the author has related these stories with the investment traits. Read on to know more... (The Motley Fool)

What's common between Indian rupee and Indonesian Rupiah?
India's currency has taken a hard hit and has touched historic low levels. Similarly, various emerging market currencies including the Indonesia Rupiah too are weakening. In fact, both Indian rupee and Indonesian rupiah have fallen sharply against the US dollar. What has led to the fall of the emerging market currencies? Read on to know more... (Economy Watch)

Should you always invest in companies with high profit margins?
Profit margins are said to be among important indicators to know about a company's financial health. So do strong profit margins always indicate that a company is well-run and making good returns? Read on this interesting piece which discusses some guidelines which investors should consider while evaluating profit margins of a company... (Moneymorning)

Will silver continue to rally?
If you have been putting some part of your investments in silver recently, you must have made some good gains on your investment. The white metal has gone up by approximate 29% from a 34-month low in June 2013. Will silver prices continue to scale upwards? This article shares some reasons why the silver rally will continue. Read on to know about it... (Moneymorning)

Mark Mobius on Dividends
Dividends form an important part of equity investment returns. In fact legendary Warren Buffett too prefers stocks which pay good dividends. This article highlights the views of a famous emerging market investor Mark Mobius. How does Mr Mobius view dividends in these markets? Read on to know more... (GuruFocus)

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