If you enjoy trading or are seriously considering it, have you thought about trading forex instead of shares?
There are a number of reasons why you should think about trading forex.
Read on to find out what these reasons are…... ››› Read more
Last week Monday 18 May 2015, I surprised many of our Trading Tips readers.
I told you in the article “Resources are finally ready to rally after nine months of downside”, that you can expect huge upside to come.
I took quite a lot of criticism as well…
“Timon with all negativity in the market with, Eskom moving to stage 2 load shedding, E-tolls about to become compulsory to pay and corruption where money from taxpayers money goes to so many pockets in the country, why do you think resources will go up?”
“I sold my resource stocks Timon because I can't wait anymore, you're going to be wrong with this one.”
First of all… Thank you for all of the comments and criticism… I really appreciate your passionate views about what's going on in the markets.
My heart tells me you are all correct, but unfortunately I have no say when it comes to what my charts have to tell me.
And so today, I'm going to reveal the chart...... ››› Read more
If you're investing for dividends, it's not a good idea to only look for companies with the highest dividend yields. A high dividend yield can actually be an indication that a company is going to cut it.
It's important to check how sustainable a dividend is.
Let's take a closer look at how to do this…... ››› Read more
If you invest for income, you'll look at fixed-interest instruments like bonds and dividend paying stocks.
What other options are there to consider? There are estate investment trusts (REITs).
Read on to find out more…... ››› Read more
Buying collectibles is one way to add diversification to your portfolio. There's a low correlation between the performance of these alternative investments and financial markets.
Whether it is art, antiques or memorabilia that interests you, auctions give you access to a wide variety of collectibles.
So how can you prepare for an auction?
Read on to find out…... ››› Read more
The stock market adage, cut your losers and let your winners run, is a classic example of a saying that makes perfect sense. But it's a completely different matter putting it into practice.
Trying to ignore the interference from your emotions can lead you to do the opposite. That is, cut your winners and let your losers run.
So how can you win the battle over your emotions and let your winners run when you're trading?
Read on to find out…... ››› Read more
As a South African, we're tired of waking up every day and reading the comedy politicians spew out. In some way it's very entertaining. But in another way, it's very worrying that these are the people that lead our country on a daily basis.
It's extremely worrying that we have government officials who have no clue what they're doing.
Yet we still have people standing up and delivering their "master plan" to combat South Africa's woes.
But what many of the politicians and government officials fail to grasp is that…... ››› Read more
Yesterday, investors in Nampak watched as shares fell over 13%. This was thanks to the release of the company's results for the six months to the end of March.
The packaging company is feeling the strain of a struggling South African economy.
Let's take a closer look at what the results revealed…... ››› Read more
Yesterday, the rand shed more than 1% after the release of two critical economic indicators.
Domestic economic growth figures disappointed. And unemployment figures showed a stark rise.
Not helping the local unit was a stronger dollar, which benefited from a positive durable goods report.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on…... ››› Read more
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