There are many widely available tools, tricks and techniques that will help you spot good businesses that are likely to increase in value.
But do you know how to spot companies that are going bust?
Well if there's one person who does, it's Scott Fearon.
An extremely successful money manager, Scott Fearon has shorted more than 200 companies that eventually ended up at zero. And spotting th... ››› more
The producer price index, non-farm payrolls, new housing starts, gross domestic product….
The list of economic indicators released monthly is massive.
The South African Reserve Bank alone releases a four-page report with more than 110 different economic indicators each month. That's not even considering international indicators.
So, which of these indicators should you keep an eye on, a... ››› more
Dear Trading Tips reader,
"Which is the best technical indicator I can use when trading Forex?"
This is a question, I get asked at least once a month!
There is a deluge of different technical indicators to choose from, which can help you towards your Forex trading success.
You get traders that recommend indicators like the Stochastic, The MACD, Bollinger Bands, the ADX, blah blah!
D... ››› more
Before you even part with your money, the very first thing to do is to understand what makes this business tick.
It sounds simple but it's not. It takes time, effort and unfortunately there are no shortcuts.
Michael Shearn, author of The Investment Checklist: The Art of In-Depth Research, once said: "Many professional investors believe that in- depth research is a waste of time. To them, ... ››› more
There are literally thousands of technical trading strategies.
They range from complex, signal-generating algorithms to dirt simple “Day Trading Breakout Strategies”.
In fact, a “Day Trading Breakout Strategy” is so simple I can explain it fully in a single sentence:
Here is the strategy in just one sentence!
A “Day Trading Breakout Strategy” tells you to ride daily momen... ››› more
Yesterday I got an unexpected SMS from my cousin in Cape Town. She told me about a friend who sent her the “hottest” investment tip of the year so far.
She asked me to urgently check my email to confirm this, because she only had a few hours to buy into the share.
When I checked the email, I got a bit of a fright. She wasn't the only person in the thread. More than 300 people received ... ››› more
The situation is more serious than we thought...
As you'll see in a moment, it's become clear that South Africa is headed for a recession.
SA government economic policy has been doing very little to improve the state of our economy and now, the South African economy, consumers and investors are paying for the sins of our decision makers.
But all is not lost...
Due to the severity of... ››› more
Last week, we published the kind of recommendation I prefer not to put into the public domain.
• First, it was a short-recommendation.
• Second it was a short-recommendation on an established, stable and, what most people would consider, blue-chip company.
• Third, it used a fairly advanced trading instrument that's often misunderstood by the general public.
But, in spite of these ... ››› more
You want to make money from the fastest growing shares on the JSE? Check.
You have a brokerage account and you're ready to invest? Check.
You've got cash to put into your first investment? Check.
Now all you need to do is find that first penny share with explosive potential to invest in.
That's why I've created this stock checklist to help you get your penny share portfolio off the gro... ››› more
Today I'm going to introduce you to a new way of thinking about companies.
As an avid reader of Money Morning, you've probably heard the terms: “Value investing” and “growth investing” before… And, if you haven't, don't worry, I will quickly recap what each strategy entails.
But, today we're going to go one step further. I'm going to show you a simple hybrid approach - what I cal... ››› more
When I began investing, I used to buy and sell shares without even knowing exactly what the company did.
And my game plan couldn't have been more straightforward: If the share was moving higher, I bought it. If the share was falling, I sold it. I simply didn't care about the economics of a company.
This wasn't much of a strategy though. But with experience came an understanding that I need... ››› more
I've experienced a few occasions where I believed I was investing in the right company at the right time... Only to see its share price plummet.
But as an investor sometimes you'll lose out - that's a big part of the experience. But the most important part is how you learn from these mistakes. That's why I look for these three indicators that tell me when a share is about to plummet.
Read on... ››› more
When Buffett bought Berkshire Hathaway in 1965 for about $12 a share, it was a textile company and one of the largest employers in New Bedford, Mass. It then quickly became Buffett's acquisition vehicle.
With years of incredible growth behind its name, the company now sits at a stock price of $210,200.
It's no secret that Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors the world has... ››› more
If you've only traded shares until now yet you're considering trading Forex, you may be wondering why you should consider trading the world's currencies.
There are many reasons why Forex traders prefer trading currencies than shares.
Let's take a closer look…
Trading Forex versus trading shares: Longer trading hours
If you trade shares, you can only trade them whilst the stock excha... ››› more
As technology continues to improve at rapid rates, so does the advancements with trading platforms…
What if I told you that there is an indicator that can show you that the market is showing strong upside. And what if there was a chart that could probability predict even more upside for your trades?
Well if you're interested then listen up...
In technical analysis there are a number of p... ››› more
Trading is risky, but in return for this risk you stand the chance of making quick profits.
The key to successful trading is to plan what you're doing before you put a trade on.
So what should you do?
Read on to find out…
You must have a trading plan
A trader who doesn’t have a trading plan is unlikely to do well. By ignoring the merits of a trading plan, you are more... ››› more
If you've only traded shares until now yet you're considering trading forex, you may be wondering why you should consider trading the world's currencies.
There are many reasons why forex traders prefer trading currencies than shares.
Let's take a closer look…
Trading forex versus trading shares: Longer trading hours
If you trade shares, you can only trade them whilst the s... ››› more
Dear Trading Tips reader,
Price is the main variable that traders look at when buying and selling instruments. Whether it be shares or contracts for difference (CFD's).
However, price only tells you what's happened in the markets, rather than where it's going.
But there is one indicator that can solve this problem… It's an indicator that is underrated amongst the rest. And if you know h... ››› more
Every indicator and price chart you use, is based on one thing.
Past data. This can be a major problem when you trade.
Go to any chart. You'll see with every uptrend and downtrend on a chart, there is some kind of reversal point. The point where the trend is exhausted, which will now move in the opposite direction.
And no matter what you use, Stochastics, candlesticks, RSI, moving average... ››› more
Technical analysis works well with forex trading, but you can't ignore the importance of keeping an eye on various data and news releases.
These announcements have the potential to move the market.
So which economic indicators do you need to watch?
Read on to find out more…
The importance of economic indicators when trading forex
These are particular fundamental fac... ››› more
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