South Africa might have been the world's biggest gold producer, but not anymore!
In 1970, South Africa produced over 67.7% of the world's gold production.
But now it's dropped down the scale, to number six!
And today, South Africa produces only around 7% of the world's gold.
This is shocking! And doesn't look like things are going to change soon
With our Gold production dropping a... ››› more
I'm proud to announce that we have re-vamped the InvestorsClub.co.za for 2015.
If you don't know by now…
The InvestorsClub.co.za is a fantastic domain where you can ask any of your burning questions to expert traders and investors. And the best news is, you'll get a guaranteed answer.
So, before you go and enjoy the weekend, let me take you on a journey and show you the new and improve... ››› more
“I'm so upset that I couldn't attend the Start NOW, Retire Rich symposium, did you by any chance record it so I can watch the event at home?” M.H
On the 11th October 2014, over one hundred like-minded investors attended the Start NOW, Retire Rich Symposium at the Michelangelo.
It was a full day where guest speakers such as, Chris Hart, Justice Malala (The Justice Factor on eNews Channel... ››› more
I often get emails from people asking what they must do when they buy their first stock.
I was exactly the same.
The first time I wanted to buy a stock (share) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), was over 11 years ago. I was clueless on what to buy, how to buy, where to buy and why to buy!
I certainly don't want this to happen to you!
And so today, I'm going to reveal four esse... ››› more
“Trading is nothing more than gambling!”
“Trading is like a casino where the house always wins!”
These are a just a few things my friends used to tell me, when I started trading.
But that's when I told them, they have to change the way they look at things when it comes to trading the markets
You see, my friends didn't have the tricks and tips to think like a casino. Instead, th... ››› more
Mining has always been a risky business.
We all know how dangerous underground working conditions can be.
And every once in a while there's a big mining accident that turns the fate of a profitable mine into a deep money pit.
Village Main Reef had that with its Blyvoor mine two years ago after an earthquake collapsed a new mine portion - Making major parts of the mine inaccessible and cut... ››› more
I recently received this question on www.investorsclub.co.za
"Timon, I keep closing trades before I should, how can I stop this from happening next time?" - E.
I'm asked this question on a monthly basis! Traders often go against their initial trading levels and end up banking bigger losers than they really should have.
Well, if you give me three minutes, I'll make sure that this doesn't h... ››› more
In 2009, I wanted to diversify my portfolio and start making additional income, by investing in penny shares.
I remember piling into five different penny shares, which at the time, looked fantastic for upside!
These share prices were nice and looked ‘cheap' and I thought their prices couldn't drop any lower.
Boy was I wrong!
The lesson I learnt was that a company share price can drop... ››› more
Hands up if you're looking for that sure fire system that banks winners after winners!
Hands up if you're looking for that "get rich quick way to grow your wealth"!
Hands up if you're looking to find those methods where you can predict exactly where the markets are going!
Does this sound familiar? Well this is a classical marketing ploy to try and attract your attention.
... ››› more
On Tuesday 11 February 2014, one of my Five Forex Profit Patterns was staring at me in the face…
It's been ages since I last saw this formation line up and so, without hesitation, I told my Forex Trader subscribers to get in on the action…
And you're not going to believe this!
It just took one tiny little letter of the alphabet to bank them a 55% gain in just a matter of hours.
I d... ››› more
Traders love to find ways to limit their losses and protect their winning trades.
But the problem is this:
They feel the need to work on convoluted methods with plenty of formulas, numbers and unnecessary
calculations to find ways to limit their losses.
But it doesn't have to be so complicated.
I'm going to share with you a simple method that will cut your number of losing Forex tr... ››› more
To become a successful forex trader, there's a simple strategy to help you take money out of the market time and time again. But that's not the only forex trading method that you need to know. You need to know how to maximise your profits and cut your losses to a minimum. Read on to uncover how you can discover all this in less than three weeks from today…
There are some key methods that can g... ››› more
In the financial markets, there are an infinite number of ways to make money.
Every individual who trades or invests in the financial markets has their own original method of reaping profits from the market.
Are you planning on buying and holding for long periods of time?
Or, do you want to get in and out of the market banking a hefty gain in a short time?
Well before you even think ab... ››› more
"Hi Timon I'm interested to learn how to trade, but I don't know the first step, therefore my intention with this mail is that I'm in need of a mentor to start off with! I'm very eager to learn - B from The Investors Club."
Well there are a few simple steps which can kick start your trading career!
It's always best to start off learning the nitty-gritties of trading before you commit to any... ››› more
On the 19th of October 2013, one hundred like-minded investors attended an exclusive wealth summit at the Michelangelo hotel, which was one of the highlights on the FSP Invest calendar for 2013.
The summit ran from 9 'til 6 and filled the room with lucrative ideas ranging from investment strategies, trading opportunities, investment recommendations, delicious gourmet meals to a heated panel se... ››› more
Watch this video to make sure you don't let a big winning trade turn into a massive portfolio loss!
Traders and soon to be traders, listen up.
Sometimes you have a winning streak when trading the markets…
Winner after winner after winner!
You feel like a trading champ, and your success starts to get to your head.
You feel that your trading triumph becomes indestructible.
A... ››› more
Watch this video to find out how to make sense of trading charts - once and for all.
Tune into Bloomberg, CNBC or look up any trading chart in this world.
It looks like something you'll see in the Matrix!
You'll see squiggly lines, different colours, numbers everywhere and worst of all, it's moving erratically in all sorts of directions.
Charts, charts, charts!... ››› more
“Hi Timon, I've been watching the market every day and I've been using your winning strategy. I see trading setups line up almost every day, but I still have a problem.
I don't have the confidence to get into my trades. I've missed profitable opportunities and I've left huge chunks of money on the table, please can you help boost my trading confidence”.
I received this question from K.G... ››› more
Right now the world's biggest game of chicken is taking place.
On the one side, you have the US government Democrats and on the other you have the Republicans.
And as America is rapidly approaching its debt ceiling, the point at which the US will default on its debts, both parties are stubbornly not backing down.
Should the worst happen and the US defaults, they'll blame each other for n... ››› more
On the 14th of September, 30 traders attended my exclusive trading workshop. This workshop is one of the highlights on the FSP events calendar.
This 9-to-5 workshop was designed for serious traders who wanted to create wealth from trading. On the day, I focused on mastering the art of trading by introducing my 6-point trading blueprint.
Since the workshop took place I've received emails fr... ››› more
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