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06 September 2013

Weekend Reads for Investors: September Headwinds

Posted In: Weekend Reads

Escalating tensions in the Middle East and concerns about rising interest rates dampened the mood for equity investors in August, causing most global stock markets to lose ground during the month. In the month ahead, there will likely be no shortage of market-moving headlines. Besides the risk of military conflict in Syria, elections in Germany, and budget battles in the United States, investors are sure to be focused on the health of the economy and central bank policy. With September historically the worst month for equities, the resiliency of the market could very well be tested.

Here are some end of summer stories that are worth a look.

Strategic Thinking

Emerging (and Pre-Emerging) Markets

India in Focus

Tesla Mania

Valuation Matters

Shareholder Values


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About the Author(s)
David Larrabee, CFA

David Larrabee, CFA, was director of member and corporate products at CFA Institute and served as the subject matter expert in portfolio management and equity investments. Previously, he spent two decades in the asset management industry as a portfolio manager and analyst. He holds a BA in economics from Colgate University and an MBA in finance from Fordham University. Topical Expertise: Equity Investments · Portfolio Management

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