Respected Economists And Financial Experts
Around The World Unanimously Agree:

"The Next Global Crash
Is Coming!"

But there is one time-tested strategy that could ensure
your wealth not just remains safe, but also grows
during the tough times ahead

Keep reading to find out how we generated
more than TWICE the return as the Sensex
using this exact same strategy
even as the Global Crisis unfolded...

And how YOU too could use it to continually grow
your wealth through good times as well as bad!

Dear Reader,

Marc Faber, the world-renowned investor recently admitted, "There's still a 100 percent chance the world heads into recession."

Jim Rogers, another investing expert, too agreed when he said, "The Global Economy Is headed For "Financial Armageddon" And Neither Presidential Candidate Will Get Us Out Of This Mess"

Then Bill Gross, who oversees more than US$1.8 Trillion worth of securities acknowledged by saying, "Global Economy Is Like A Marriage Teetering On The Edge Of Divorce".

And George Soros, an acclaimed financial author and one of the richest guys in the world too recently said, "The Global Financial System Is In A 'Self-Reinforcing Process Of Disintegration'"

All these point to just one thing -- that the next global crisis is perhaps closer than we think.

And if YOU think it's not going to impact India much, and we're somehow going to get through it with minimum damage like the last time, then think again!

Let's face it - the last time there was a global recession in 2008-09, India managed to survive it purely on the basis of high domestic consumption and a vibrant Indian economy.

But now, things are completely different...

Now the industrial output has fallen to all time record lows. The rupee value keeps depreciating by the day. Growth has slowed. There is policy paralysis.

And to make matters worse, rating agencies around the world have downgraded the investment status for India too.

So what do you do in a scenario like this?
  • You can either continue believing that another global recession, even if it happens, won't affect you much... and continue investing like always

  • Or, you can start acting more sensibly... and plan your investments in a way such that your wealth keeps growing no matter how the Indian and Global economies turn out in the years to come!
If you chose Option 2,
then we've got good news for you!

We've got a strategy that could make you stunning returns not just during the coming uncertain times but also for the rest of your life.

Yes! It is the same strategy that helped one investor multiply his wealth a whopping 5,131 times over a 47-year period!

In other words, this simple investment strategy would have turned an investment of Rs 10,000 in 1964 to a whopping Rs 5.1 crore at the end of 2011.

Or for that matter...

  • Rs 20,000 into almost Rs 10.2 crore, or...

  • Rs 50,000 into Rs 25.6 crore, or then...

  • Rs 700,000 into Rs 359 crore!
Do these numbers look intimidating?

Don't worry. This is nothing but growing your money at 20% year after year consistently.

Do this over a LONG period, and that is when the magic happens!

Over the next few minutes, I'd like to give you all the details on this proven investing strategy.

But before that, here's an example to show this strategy works even in today's world...

How we managed to make more than
TWICE the return as the Sensex. . .

I'd now like to take you back to the year 2009...

You might remember that it was a year when investors were very, VERY skeptical about putting money into stocks.

Global economy appeared to be nowhere close to recovery. There was HUGE uncertainty in the markets worldwide. And the Satyam scam that occurred during the same year dented the confidence of Indian investors even further.

Simply put, many people had almost given up on stocks.

But while millions were busy pulling all their money out of the market... or reducing their exposure significantly, a small group of investors was given access to a very profitable portfolio based on this exact same strategy that we started building in November 2009.

And in the next 3 years that followed, there were alternating periods of crisis followed by euphoria followed by crisis once again.

But despite everything that was going on outside, this portfolio continued to make handsome returns for its investors.

Assume one has invested Rs 1 lac each in the stocks of our portfolio... and simultaneously Rs 1 lac each in the Sensex every time.

And then, the point to point returns are calculated.

This way while the Sensex itself grew by 13% since November 2009, this special portfolio grew by 29% point to point.

In other words, more than TWICE the return as the Sensex!

Just take a look at the performance based on NAV...

ValuePro: Delivering much better returns
Note: Given that investments in the portfolio are made at different points in time, we prefer to use the NAV method for calculating returns.

The blue line shows you how the Sensex has performed during this time.

And the red line? How our special portfolio has performed.

As you can see, our portfolio has outperformed the market consistently... regardless of the upturns and downturns that were going on outside!

And now, we want to show you how YOU can become a part of this group too...

And continually grow YOUR wealth through good, bad and indifferent economies alike!

Revealing: The investing strategy
for all economic climates. . .

So you must be wondering...

How does one go about safeguarding... and multiplying... their wealth at the same time amidst these 'never-ending' cycles of boom and bust?

And, how does one do it without constantly worrying about every small change that the stock market goes through?

We'll tell you how...

By simply NOT caring about "the stock market" and "the economy".

Yes, you heard that right.

If you want to build real wealth from stocks in the coming years, you should stop worrying about whether the Sensex will hit 19,000 or 22,000 or 15,000... or how well or how poorly the economy will do going forward.

Because with the strategy I'm going to show you now, these things don't even matter!

It's true!

The only thing that matters is that you invest in companies that will provide long-term investment value, rather than in fads or 'hot' themes that may be profitable in the short run, but are likely to run out of steam soon.

These stocks could belong to any stock category or industry. They could be blue-chips, or midcaps, or something else.

But the most important thing is that they should meet the certain criteria without fail.

In a nutshell, these companies MUST have:
  • Strong fundamentals: They should be simple and understandable businesses, having consistent operating history and favourable long-term prospects

  • Strong and able management teams at the helm: The management should be rational and honest with shareholders, and should resist the compulsion to act just to prove a point

  • Stable financial history: The company should have stable high profit margins and return on equity, sustained growth in earnings, less capital requirements on an incremental basis, low or nil debt on the books

  • And be selling at attractive valuations: Keeping a strong margin of safety, the company should be available at a significant discount to its intrinsic values
These are the exact criteria followed by
none other than Warren Buffett himself!
And we all know how well he has done. . .

Yes, this is what the legendary investor, Warren Buffett, has done his whole life. (In fact, this is HIS investing approach that we have described above)

And how much has he made to show for it?

US$ 44 billion at last count!

That's right!

Warren Buffett achieved tremendous success with not one, not two, but several stocks that have multiplied several times over a number of years.

For instance, he has multiplied his investment in stocks such as:

    ✓  Washington Post - 64 times in 39 years,

    ✓  Coca-Cola 22 times in 24 years, and

    ✓  Gillette 8 times in 16 years

All by following this very same strategy.

And this strategy has worked exceedingly well over a long period of time too.

For instance, Washington Post, the newspaper company, was the first to be acquired among the above 3 examples... in 1973.

As per the reasoning he later offered, Buffett bought Washington Post simply because the company, apart from doing good business, was selling at a much lower price than its true business value.

And till date the stock has multiplied his money a whopping 64 times!

Then the 2nd company to be acquired by Buffett among the top 3 was Coca-Cola... in 1988.

Among other reasons, the key factor that prompted Buffett to buy Coca-Cola (as he later clarified) was that he believed in the simplicity and sustainability of its business.

Coca-Cola too has grown about 22 times in 24 years.

And the last of the 3 companies to be acquired by Buffett was Gillette, the shaving products major... in 1989.

Buffett's simple reasoning to buy Gillette can be summed up in his own words, "It's pleasant to go to bed every night knowing there are 2.5 billion males in the world who have to shave in the morning."

So clearly, this was not any "fad" that would have vanished in a couple of years, but something with a long-term value.

And the stock also was selling at lower than its real value at that time.

For these reasons, Buffett decided to invest in Gillette and it multiplied his investment almost 8 times in 16 years.

In the same way, Buffett was also able to multiply his investment in many other stocks also... both prior to and after this period.

A more recent example. . .

At the end of 2004, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway had around US$44 billion in cash. And the value was same at the end of 2005, 2006 and 2007 as well.

Buffett had simply refused to buy any shares during all this time.

But when the recession hit in 2008, Buffett started acquiring shares in large quantities. And that too, shares of not just any companies, but top companies like General Electric, BNSF Railway and Constellation Energy.

And the important thing to note here is...

Normally, these shares would have cost a LOT more. But by waiting for the right moment, Buffett was able to get some of the best companies at almost half-off!

This shows that if you use Buffett's principles, you could make GREAT returns investing in some of the BEST companies... even when the economic situation may not be so good.

And it also shows that even today Buffett's approach works as well as it did many years (or even decades) back.

And it's for this very reason that YOU should emulate Buffett's same principles too, while identifying stocks for YOUR portfolio.

Simply stated, you should identify companies that are doing simple businesses that can be easily understood, have consistent earnings history and sustainable growth path, are managed by honest and competent people, and whose stocks are available at attractive prices with an adequate margin of safety.

But this is where we've got something special for you...

The Opportunity to Build Wealth Buffett-Style
While Barely Lifting A Finger!

You see, if you go about implementing this approach the normal way, you'd have to:
  • Dissect financial statements of endless number of companies
  • Read endless annual reports
  • Listen to the contradicting stock gurus on TV
  • Wonder 'which' is the right stock to buy for the long term and 'when' is the right time to buy it
  • Sweat over the slightest price movements your stock undergoes
Now whether you'd have the time to do all this or not is one thing...

But the fact is, most people don't have the financial knowhow to do all of this themselves.

And that is where we come in...

You see, we've got a service where we will actually do all of this for you.

That's right!

We will do all the time-consuming work, all the background research and uncover the best Buffett-style stocks for you.

All you will have to do is invest in the stocks we tell you, when we tell you to... and cash in when these companies grow in the few years.

And, we'll also monitor all our recommendations continuously...

So if something unexpectedly does go wrong with a particular stock, we ourselves will tell you to get rid of it.

Believe me, there won't be an easier way than this to possess a real wealth-building portfolio.

Interested in more? I know you will be!

So allow us to offer you...

An Invitation To Be Part Of ValuePro,
The Easiest Way To Invest Just Like Warren Buffett,
The Greatest Investor Of All Time

ValuePro is our portfolio recommendation service, through which we will handpick stocks and build an entire portfolio for you based on Warren Buffett's investing principles.

Our mission through ValuePro is to identify 12-15 stocks over a 2-year period by following Warren Buffett's time-tested principles, which could see their stock prices multiply 4 to 6 times over the next 5 to 10 years.

Imagine having a potential investment in mind and wondering what Warren Buffett would do about it...

Obviously, you can't call him up to get his advice. But you can surely be a part of the ValuePro.

In short, ValuePro will be the 'next best thing' to asking Buffett himself if you are making a good investment decision.

When you join ValuePro, we will take the entire guesswork out of your investing and tell you which stocks to buy, when to buy and even when to sell(if required)!

You'll receive a monthly ValuePro newsletter from us on the first Monday of every month.
And like I said, ValuePro will recommend good companies as and when they become attractively priced.

So there may be months when we could recommend stocks in a bunch. And there may be months when we'll have nothing to recommend at all.
But our ValuePro newsletter will still reach you every month without fail.

In the months when we have nothing to recommend to you, we will discuss a company which is not a good buy yet, but could become attractive if the price falls a bit more in the future.

In addition, the monthly newsletter will also include excerpts of our interaction with companies' managements, suppliers, competitors, and even customers.

On the whole, we'll identify and recommend 12-15 stocks over a 2-year period to complete the portfolio like I said earlier.

Sounds good?

"Like any other retail investor I too was having all diseases like trading based on SMS-Broker-Internet-Friends Tips, 100+ stocks portfolio, momentum stock picking, seating in front of CNBC for whole day and above all listening to so called all animals seriously, whom we known as self declared stock Analyst. And Yes I was making losses too.

Now, I am very thankful to EquityMaster for such an Innovative product, ValuePro, which transformed my investment life. Only now I understand true meaning of one of commandment of Investing, that is: "Price is what you pay, Value is what you get""

-- Rahul Kumar Paliwal, a ValuePro subscriber since 2009

However, there's one thing you have to understand. . .

Look, we do not want to get your hopes up TOO high.

In this modern age, it's just not possible to beat the market the way Buffett has done so successfully over his life.

As you may know, every Rs 100 invested in Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway turned into Rs 5,13,155 over a 47-year period.

Making that kind of returns will be impossible for you today. And at the same time, we at Equitymaster could also get our predictions wrong once in a while.

So what we can promise you instead is that by joining ValuePro, you could generate tremendous wealth for yourself over the next few years...

...by becoming an integral part of a process that aims to emulate Buffett's investing principles, and taking advantage of the wealth-generating opportunities that are available here in India.

At this point, you might want to ask...

How Capable Is Equitymaster To Do
What Buffett Has Done?

Well, you have already seen how our first ValuePro portfolio has consistently beaten the market.

Our portfolio generated more than TWICE the return as the Sensex.

And talking about Equitymaster, we've been in this industry for a LONG time too.

In fact, we were the first Indian entity in the finance domain to venture onto the Internet. And now, we have completed over 16 years in the online space.

Today we have over 1,266,459 members from 74 countries worldwide who trust us!

But at the same time, we're not stock brokers. And we don't gain any commissions even if you buy the stocks we recommend.

However, our credibility... and more importantly, our income... depend on whether or not the stocks we recommend make you money.

Because if you don't make money from our recommendations, you will simply not renew your subscriptions. Furthermore, you'll also tell your friends not to sign up for our services.

For this reason...
  • All our recommendations are supported by thorough research - we list out the reasons to buy and also the investment concerns that we foresee

  • We travel far and wide to meet companies before we put out reports on them

  • For each stock, we clearly state the target price and also the time horizon for achieving the same
That's exactly why over 1,266,459 registered members (of all Equitymaster services combined) trust us!

Here's what one subscriber had to say about our research...

"It's been 5 years since I have been a subscriber to all the products of Equitymaster (EM).

EM's "power to people" approach is what made me to associate with them initially. EM's honest, independent and consistent research on stocks is worth appreciating.

In short, I must say it has been a "rewarding" experience."

-- S R Samratt, an Equitymaster subscriber since 2005

And talking of ValuePro,
we actually have our own money in it too!

Yes, you read that right.

To show you how confident we are about our research, we also invest some of our own money in the stocks we recommend to you through ValuePro.

In fact, we invest Rs 100,000 in every stock that we recommend to you through ValuePro.

And to ensure you have the first go at them, we buy the stocks 10 trading sessions after we recommend them to you.

Anyway, what this means is that we'll always be on the same side as you.

So you can rest assured knowing that we won't recommend some stocks to you and watch from a safe distance while you risk your money in them.

ValuePro is your (and also our) chance to practice sound investing principles and generate tremendous returns over the next few years...just like Buffett has done.

And now, you also have a chance to be a part of ValuePro... and at a HUGE discount too!

Join ValuePro now and save Rs 7,550!

ValuePro usually costs Rs 15,000 per year. But if you sign up for it now, you can get it for Rs 7,450 for a year only.

That's more than 50% off on the regular price... or a saving of Rs 7,550 to be exact!

And that's not all!

We've got a 30-day, 100% moneyback guarantee on this offer.

So you can try ValuePro without any risk for the next 30 days to see if you like it.

If you think ValuePro is not for you, just let us know before the 31st day from the start of your subscription and we will simply refund your FULL payment...no questions asked!

And you can keep everything you downloaded during these 30 days as a compliment from Equitymaster for trying ValuePro.

Sounds good?

And here's what else you get when you sign up for ValuePro...

Timely Updates and Detailed Analysis

To help you achieve your goal of building wealth in the long term, we will be sending you regular updates on every single stock in your ValuePro portfolio!

These updates will comprise of clear, concrete and actionable opinions.

Like I said, our aim is to grow this portfolio 4x - 6x in the coming 5 - 10 years.

As you would notice, this is pretty close to the 20% return per annum that Warren Buffett achieved consistently over a period ranging as long as 47 years!

And we track the portfolio closely so that you can achieve this goal without any problems.

Since all our ValuePro recommendations are stable companies that you're expected to hold for a fairly LONG time, you won't have to worry about any near-term price movements that the stocks go through.

But if something unexpectedly does go wrong with a particular stock, we ourselves will tell you what to do with it.

Believe me, it's a great feeling to know that you will never be left to wonder how things turned bad all of a sudden. And this feeling of security must have been one of the factors that made ValuePro even more appealing to its subscribers.

"In 2007, Equitymaster was probably the only research house which will give most of HOLD or SELL recommendations rather than BUY reports and everyone knows what happened after that. I feel to be proud subscriber of equitymaster seeing again that you still are not afraid of giving the right opinion irrespective of market moods. Great Job!!!"

-- Deepak Aggarwal, an Equitymaster subscriber since 2007

A Ready-Made Portfolio Of 13 Stocks
Absolutely Free!

As I told you, our first ValuePro portfolio is now complete!

We have identified a total of 13 solid, stable, profitable, Buffett-like stocks for our subscribers.

In just around 3 years, the entire portfolio is already up by 29%!

And going forward, we expect to see even more gains from the stocks in the portfolio.

So this is your chance to get a readymade portfolio of 13 stocks entirely FREE.

Tell me - isn't this a real steal?

But wait, there's more...

Even more stocks to build your wealth. . . Buffett style!

Like I said, our first portfolio of Value stocks is now complete.

We picked what we thought are the best, most reliable and most profitable stocks for you. Stocks that together could make you 4x - 6x returns.

And now, we have started building our SECOND portfolio using Buffett's time-tested principles to make you even wealthier.

But this time, our second ValuePro portfolio will consist largely of midcap & smallcap stocks.

Yes! So if you are looking at investing in relatively smaller companies with the hope of making even bigger returns in the years to come, this second portfolio is just for you!

"Thank you Equitymaster for providing such a quality & in-depth stock analysis. Although, I have been subscriber only since January 2010, I am already sitting on some decent profit on the basis of your recommendations.

What led me to subscribe to all of your services is the quality of the research reports and so getting an opportunity to be a subscriber for life was not the one supposed to be missed. Getting all the financial ratios, outlook on management, industry as well as the risk / reward involved has been great. Add to it, quarterly reviews of recommendations, and you cannot ask for more.

I do not think any company would entertain individuals like me, who want to do own analysis, with details of their future growth & prospects. That is where equity master gives value for money by visiting the company and speaking with management.

ResearchPro has been bang on target with sectoral and company reports and with ValuePro, it feels great that I am investing in companies to which equity master has applied Warren Buffet's principles and that Buffet himself would had happily invested in them."

-- Parag Shah, a ValuePro Subscriber since 2010

But that's not all too!

With a subscription to ValuePro, you will also receive for FREE...

Equitymaster Portfolio Tracker

During your subscription period, while ValuePro will help you identify Buffett-style stocks, you can also use our Portfolio Tracker for free to manage the portfolio so created.

Portfolio Tracker is an online utility to help you track your stock (and even mutual fund) investments!

It's online, and will be available to you 24 hours a day.

It's always updated with the latest stock prices...and you can also create a number of customised reports to understand your portfolio better.

The Portfolio Tracker usually costs Rs 330 for a year. But by signing up for ValuePro through this offer, you get it absolutely free.

To summarize, here's everything you receive
when you subscribe to ValuePro. . .

  1. A 1-year ValuePro subscription for a special price of Rs 7,450 only (Usual price = Rs 15,000 per year)

  2. Our first ValuePro portfolio of 13 high potential stocks absolutely free!

  3. Access to the NEW portfolio we're building right now

  4. A monthly ValuePro newsletter on the first Monday of every month

  5. Consistent updates on all ValuePro recommendations

  6. Free access to our Intelligent Portfolio Tracker (Normal price: Rs 330 per year)

And all this at ZERO risk . . .

When you sign up to ValuePro, you'll have 30 days to test-drive this service and decide whether it's for you or not.

So you can sign up, check out the old and new ValuePro portfolios, download all the reports, and even invest in the stocks if you like.

If you don't like ValuePro for some reason... or if you decide that you want to research and choose your stocks yourself... just let us know before the 31st day and we'll refund your FULL fee. No questions asked.

But I'd personally like you to stay on, because like I said, ValuePro is one service that helps you build a portfolio suitable for all market conditions.

The proof of this is the fact that while the S&P 500 multiplied by around 65 times between 1964-2011, Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway's book value multiplied a whopping 5,131 times!

With ValuePro on your side, you will get plenty of peaceful sleep because you'll no longer need to worry about the everyday ups and downs in the market.

We will be monitoring the recommended portfolio every step of the way. So you can feel confident that your investments are safe, relax and enjoy your life.

So why delay any more?

This offer ends 11.59 PM on 21st October!

Act now!

Sign Up for ValuePro Today

To your wealth, always,

Warm Regards

Rahul Goel,
CEO, Equitymaster

P.S.: If you're someone who wants to become really wealthy investing in stocks... but without the ordeal of picking and monitoring the individual stocks, then I suggest you sign up for ValuePro right away. With our 30-day, 100% money back guarantee, you've got absolutely nothing to lose.

P.P.S.: Even if you cancel your subscription, you can still keep the entire first ValuePro Portfolio as a thank-you just for trying out the service. So that's like getting an entire portfolio of 13 stocks... plus the stocks in our new portfolio... absolutely free!

But this offer closes 11.59 PM on 21st October. So act before then to avoid missing out!

P.P.P.S.: If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at +91-22-61434055 or write in to us. We will be delighted to assist you!

Sign Up for ValuePro At Half-Off
And Get A Readymade Portfolio
of 13 Stocks Absolutely Free!

* Returns have been calculated as on 30th Sept 2012 or on the date of Sell recommendation, whichever is applicable
**Returns for ValuePro Portfolio calculated as on 30th September 2012


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