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Danger ahead

In terms of valuations and fundamentals, some sectors are flashing a clear red. We identify them in the October 2017 issue of Wealth Insight

Approaching menaceIt's exciting to read about what we should invest in but boring to read about what we should NOT invest in. And yet, avoiding disasters is at least as important as finding winners. Read the negative, but very useful cover story: 4 Sectors To Be Careful About, in the October 2017 issue of Wealth Insight and steer clear of problem stocks.

Of course, there's a lot more for you in this issue that will help you make more profitable investments

  • Interview: Read our interview with Raghuram Rajan on the Indian economy and the state of banking.
  • First Page: Dhirendra Kumar: The most important thing that the equity markets do is to perform the miracle of converting income into capital
  • Interview: 'Have a good investment philosophy and follow it,' explains Prashant Kothari, Senior Investment Manager, Pictet Asset Management
  • Value Guru: In our series on learnings from the great gurus of Value Investing, learn about finding investment ideas the Warren Buffett way
  • Vis-a-vis: Here is how Dr Lal Pathlabs and Thyrocare Technologies, two leading health services companies, stand with respect to each other
  • Straight Talk: Anand Tandon worries that while the new Bankruptcy Code promises to expedite bankruptcy cases, legal complications could prove to be an impediment
  • Main Street: Saurabh Mukherjea writes about India's 'Lethargic large caps'. Since a fast-changing India will see many of its established businesses disrupted by smaller companies, returns from large caps are likely to be low
  • Offbeat: Sanjeev Pandiya: Human happiness is a much more complicated subject than what economics believes it to be
  • Generally Speaking: Vivek Kaul shows how so many self-evident truths in economics turn out to be false when they are tested against data
  • Stock Screen: Read about these investment ideas that you can use now:
    • Quality stocks available cheap
    • Attractive blue chips
    • High dividend-yield stocks
    • Discount to book value
    • Reasonably priced growth stocks
    • Benjamin Graham stocks
  • Stock Analyst's Choice: Our regular scorecard of the stocks we've recommended since 2011 and their performance.

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