• SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

Is there a way to avoid failure?

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

Did you know that there are only 3 ways investors make money in stocks?
The following statement might be an over simplification but there is no doubt about its accuracy. "There are only 3 ways to make money in the stock markets." This statement applies to investors more than traders. As this article explains, all important things are indeed simple to understand. (Beginnersinvest)

A detailed picture about commodities and currencies
Why is the US dollar gaining strength against the leading currencies of the world? The US fed has pumped in unprecedented amounts of money into the US economy. Yet the currency has held up quite well over the last few years. The answer lies in commodities; specifically in the energy sector. This insightful article points to the fate of US dollar. (Safehaven)

How is Buffett doing on his big bet?
In 2007, Warren Buffett made a famous bet. He claimed that the S&P 500 index will outperform a portfolio funds of hedge funds (knows as HFoFs) over a 10 year period. Protege Partners LLC, money managers, based in New York, took up the bet. Each side put up US$ 320,000. The start date was 01 Jan 2008. So how is Buffett doing? Read on to find out more... (Morningstar)

The three big threats to China
You may not invest in China. But given its sheer size and influence in global trade, what goes on in China certainly has an impact on your investments. Here is an interesting article that throws light on some key threats that the dragon economy faces. Read on... (livemint)

Is there a way to avoid failure?
Failure is common in everyone's life. However, what matters is what one takes away from such failures. Failing teach us a lot and helps us grow as an individual. Read on to find out why organizations generally fail and what steps should they take to avoid failures? (Capitalideasonline)

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