The biggest lie you'll ever hear in the stock market is that: “As a private investor you're not smart enough, and you lack the information to invest and make money on the stock market.”
It's a lie presented by fund managers, personal financial advisers and media analysts alike.
Obviously, they don't say it quite like this, but it's what they mean.
The essence behind their big lie i... ››› more
JSE up 3,3%
Last week the JSE recovered from an oversold position to close the week with a gain of 3,3%. Financials gained 4,8% and Industrials were up 3,7%. Resources managed a gain of 1,5%.
DAX up 6,6%, CAC up 5.2%.
European markets breathed a sigh of relief as the Italian referendum failed, the Dax gained 6,6% and the CAC 5,2%. Italy was up 7,3% and Spain put in 6,5%
US Markets... ››› more
3 to Buy
We're expecting positive results to boost this retailers share price
Yes, we have mentioned Steinhoff before, the stock has fallen significantly since June. They will release financial results later this week. We expect more clarity on the impact of Brexit and the acquisitions. Positive results will give the current price a lift, Buy Below R64,00.
A rare opportunity to ... ››› more
The JSE All-Share Index is just 10% off from its all-time high.
It's sitting around the highest PE level of all time for the index, at 23.24.
At the same time, US markets are at all-time highs, and interest rates are threatening to go up.
With this in mind, I was recently asked by an investor, whether the JSE is overvalued and set for a massive correction.
So, should you hold on or sel... ››› more
JSE All Share marginally positive, up 0,7%
After several volatile weeks, due to policy uncertainty, some calm appears to have returned to the markets. The JSE All Share Index was up 0,7% last week. Resources were down 3%, while Industrial's up 1,8% and Financials' up 2,5% lifted the markets overall.
Brent Crude up 5%
Russia indicated it would support a cut in output if adopted by Opec. Ma... ››› more
23 years ago, two brothers, David and Tom Gardner, founded and built one of the world's greatest investment communities - The Motley Fool.
Reaching millions of people every month through a website, books and the newspaper, they give independent financial and investment ideas to help ordinary investors make a lot of money.
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They've published best-selli... ››› more
Dear MoneyMorning reader,
US Stock up 3%, Emerging Markets down 4,5%
US Stocks recovered from sharply lower levels after a reconciliatory speech from President elect Donald Trump which eased market fears; Energy and Industrials were the leaders based on his plans for infrastructural development.
Emerging Markets have been left out in the cold as investors evaluate the impact of a Trump p... ››› more
It's been a tough few years for the construction industry but now that Donald Trump is president of the United States things are starting to look up.
The Trump presidency is turning out to be very bullish for the equity markets and especially the construction sector which will be helped by the new fiscal policy stance.
Today's FTSE 100 stock has been touted as a potential beneficiary from an... ››› more
Dischem is due to list on the JSE on 18 November 2016.
The company shared that it'll probably list at a price of R16.25 - R20.25. If demand for its shares is too high, it could increase the listing price.
Now, I must say, Dischem is a great business. It's doubled its number of stores since 2010, and tripled them since 2008.
It's clear that Dischem can take major market share from other co... ››› more
This year we've seen the South African economy struggle in almost every aspect. There has been rise in inflation, which stands at 4.7%. Interest rates increased twice this year and now stands at 6.25%. But one company is weathering the storm and proving it can grow profits, even in this tough environment.
This year we've seen the South African economy struggle in almost every aspect. Ther... ››› more
Niveus Investments is an investment holding company. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Niveus Investments Limited
Short name: Niveus
Sector: Investment instruments – equity investment instruments
Five top facts about Niveus Investments
Niveus Investments has three main unlisted investments. These are across a range of ... ››› more
Pallinghurst Resources is a private equity company focusing on companies within the mining sector. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Pallinghurst Resources Limited
Short name: Pallingt
Sector: Investment instruments – equity investment instruments
Five top facts about Pallinghurst Resources
Pallinghurst Resources focus... ››› more
Times Media Group is a media company. The company had a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange until it was recently acquired…
Full name: Times Media Group Limited
Short name: N/A
Five top facts about Times Media Group
Times Media Group used a variety of physical and digital channels to interact with its audience. T... ››› more
Spur Corporation is a restaurant franchisor of a number of brands. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Spur Corporation Limited
Short name: Spurcorp
Sector: Travel & leisure – travel & leisure
Five top facts about Spur Corporation
Spur Corporation employs around 368 people across its operations.
Spur Corpora... ››› more
Howden's is an industrial engineering company focusing on air and gas handling equipment. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Howden Africa Holdings Limited
Short name: Howden
Sector: industrial goods & services – industrial engineering
Five top facts about Howden
Howden employs nearly 600 people across its operations in... ››› more
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