In 1913, a roulette table in a Monte Carlo casino had black come up 26 times in a row.
After the 15th black, gamblers from all over the casino started to pile on to red, assuming the chances of yet another black was out of the question.
Guess what, many people lost a lot of money, this illustrates the irrational belief that one spin somehow or another influences the next.
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More than three decades ago, best-selling author Harry Browne, argued that the odds are stacked against the typical investor who's overwhelmed by technical jargon, market volatility and the business of money management.
That's why in his book, Why the Best Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong, Browne explained that it's impossible to rely on advisors, brokers or systems to make money in the ... ››› more
I've noticed some of The Winning Streak members do not know how to place a bet, or even a multiple bet.
This concerns me.
So to help solve this problem I'm going to give you a step-by-step guide that will show you exactly how to place a single and multiple bet.
Correctly follow these simple steps, and you'll never miss out on a winning bet again!
Let me explainâ€¦
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Did you know in 2000, just 4% of China's urban population was considered middle class?
Did you know by 2012, that number soared to 68%?
To put that into perspectiveâ€¦
In 2000, around 5 million people in China were consider middle class.
More than a decade later, around 230 million people in China are now considered middle class.
But here's where it gets even more interestingâ€¦... ››› more
The JSE's rally from late June accounts for all the growth we've seen this year.
The bullish tone is threatening a break above the trading range which has confined the market for more than three years.
As in common at this stage, small caps and midcaps have lagged significantly and we expect them to play catch up.
Mid-caps to consider include: MicroMega, Santova, AdvTech and AECI.
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Pioneer has been under tremendous pressure since releasing its results on 22 May 2017.
Its earnings miss was partly due to an unfortunate hedging strategy, weaker consumer demand and slower African sales.
That said, the aggressive sell-off now looks overdone.
This secret made these three men multi-millionaires
Over half a ce... ››› more
When it comes to soccer, scoring is far less frequent than in other sports.
With short tournaments and knockout stages, some games can be extremely difficult to predict the winner.
But that's where we turn to other markets the bookies so kindly offer.
It's called the Under/Over markets.
This is where you bet on the amount of goals scored over the full time of the game.
Today, I'll s... ››› more
We all look to make a few hundred bucks every weekend.
But the really successful sports bettors turn a profit year on year.
So how do they do itâ€¦Read on below.
Even the most successful traders rely on these two traits
When I tell you what they are you are going to be disappointed.
There's nothing surprising about them and in fact you may well thinkâ€¦ I have those qualities, what's ... ››› more
At the beginning of every year, the South African Investor Board of Governors sit around a table to discuss what we think will happen in the markets.
It's no ordinary get together.
It's where a group of professional investors, portfolio managers, economic and political commentators combine their research and expertise to uncover the best way to profit and protect your portfolio.
This ... ››› more
Social media has become an integral part of any business, market and even sports.
Here at Fleet Street Publications, we use social media for marketing as well as a forum for our research.
However, The Winning Streak Team and I use social media to help us generate profits from sports betting.
In fact, it's proved to be one of the most powerful tools when making our final bet decision.
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While everyone was looking for clues as to the future of easy monetary policy, both Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi kept mum at Jackson Hole.
Both speeches were taken as more dovish, which implies accommodation to continue for longer. This has seen the Rand trade below R13 to the USD, the strongest level for August and the Euro trade at its strongest level against the USD in 30 months.
CPI c... ››› more
Have you ever seen something like this before?
â€śCompany X has decided to issue 119,047,599 new linked units to qualifying linked unit holders. The units will be issued at 800c per linked unit in the ratio of 50.62569 rights for every 100 linked units held on the record date.â€ť
This is an example of a rights offer.
Sometimes a company needs more cash to expand or simply to keep going... ››› more
The major news is today's GDP growth figure for the 2nd quarter. The print should come out at 2.6% and signal a short-lived recession.
The Rand's strength was given a boost after poor jobs numbers out from the US on Friday, but has started consolidating around R12.95. We believe clients should use the current strength to allocate an appropriate portion of assets to offshore markets. - Contact ... ››› more
By now I am sure most of you have heard about Black Swan events.
Invented by Nassim Taleb, a black swan event is an unpredictable event that makes a big impact. The 2008 crash is one example.
However, there has recently been another concept developed that you may not be familiar with: The Grey Rhino event. Unlike black swans, grey rhinos are very predictable.
A black swan is like a stro... ››› more
We all know that soccer is a team sport.
But in that team we have different players performing different tasks, such as:
~ Mid Fielders
And in those positions, you'll have players that just seem to out shine the rest.
In this article, I will be focusing on individual players average goal contribution to their teams.
You'll be surprised how this in... ››› more
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