Share Prices

  • This investment company is selling at a great discount - BUY!
  • Buying shares at a significant discount provides some downside protection. Knowing you bought R1 of assets for 79 cents gives you comfort, and one investment holding company is trading at exactly that. While investment holding companies typical trade at a discount to their some of the parts value, when these companies sell or distribute assets, the benefit is received at full market value. ... ››› more
  • [13 September 2018]
  • The best investing strategy to weather volatility
  • The rand lost 4% of its value in mere days last week. At the same time, between 13 and 15 August the JSE lost 4% of its value. As uncertainty at home and abroad causes this kind of volatility, there's a simple kind of investment that warrants a place in portfolios. I'm talking about dividend paying stocks. The appeal is simple, dividend payers can provide investors with tangible returns (... ››› more
  • [22 August 2018]
  • Market survives “Risk Event Storm”
  • Last week was a busy week with the market sailing through a gauntlet of central bank meetings, escalating trade tensions and a historic meeting between the US and North Korea. Surprisingly the JSE held up relatively well buoyed by a weaker Rand. We've also seen volatility (measured by the VIX) drop back towards 12, a level that signals the market might not be pricing in the risk of a “Trump ... ››› more
  • [19 June 2018]
  • 17 reasons to add penny shares to your investment portfolio today
  • Penny shares are the black sheep of the investment market. Most investors ignore these shares because they simply don't know how to deal with them. Penny shares are volatile - They'll be up one day and down the next. Their share prices tend to swing around violently leaving investors that are unprepared for this activity nervous and afraid of what the share price will do next. But there ar... ››› more
  • [24 June 2016]
  • What does a penny stock's share price tell you?
  • A penny stock's share price doesn't really tell you anything. It's simply the value of a company divided by the number of shares in circulation. But one thing is for sure, you want to sell a penny stock for a higher price than you bought it for. There are factors that impact a company's share price. Let's take a closer look at the workings of a penny stock's share price… Penny sto... ››› more
  • [28 September 2015]
  • Why penny stocks are perfect for the private investor
  • The risks associated with penny stocks may leave you wondering if they're worth considering. After all, there's a chance you'll invest in a dud and lose money. But there are risks with investing in all shares on the stock market. And penny stocks can actually be the perfect investment for small, private investors. Let's take a closer look… Some of the negatives of penny stocks are ac... ››› more
  • [18 August 2015]
  • Gold is definitely not your safe haven in South Africa
  • 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
  • [05 August 2015]
  • Investing in shares? Here's how to make sense of share prices
  • When you first start investing, one thing that can be quite confusing to begin with is the pricing of shares. There's not just one price for a share, there are two. You buy shares at one price and you sell them at another price. So how does this work when it comes to investing in shares? Read on to find out… The ins and outs of share prices When you phone your broker or go onli... ››› more
  • [10 July 2015]
  • Four strategies to deal with stock market volatility
  • The stock market is volatile. Share prices bob up and down from highs to lows. It's this volatility that makes the stock market risky. But it's also this risk you undertake when you invest that has the potential to make you money. So what's the best way to deal with stock market volatility? Read on to find out… Strategy #1: Time One of the best ways to cope with volatility is time in the mar... ››› more
  • [04 June 2014]
  • Stock market uncovered: Why share prices fall
  • When you invest in shares, you want the share price to rise. The more it rises, the larger your potential profit. But it's not all plain sailing on the stock market. Sometimes the prices of some shares just fall. A number of things can cause a share price to plummet. It can be both external and internal factors. Sometimes it's out with the control of the company. Other times it's because the compa... ››› more
  • [16 May 2014]
  • Dividends uncovered: Are you paying too much for income?
  • Investing in stocks that pay large, growing dividends has become very popular. It's a sensible strategy, made all the more attractive by the slide in interest rates, which has made it ever harder to find a reliable investment income. While it's impossible to invest in stocks without risking your capital, dividends - once paid - at least represent a return that the dividend payer can't take back. S... ››› more
  • [17 December 2013]
  • You have an 80% chance of making money this December!
  • When it comes to trading, even the world's best traders are happy when they call the market right just 60% of the time. After all, with good money management, that weighting of more winning trades than losers is enough to make you a fortune. So you can imagine how excited traders get when they have an opportunity to call the market right 80% of the time. And today, I want to tell you how ... ››› more
  • [02 December 2013]
  • What to do when share prices slide
  • When you buy shares, there are times when you might ask yourself what's wrong with one of the company's you're invested in. This usually happens after a general market sell-off, when nearly every share is down. Maybe you sold your shares in a panic, after hearing something that troubled you on television, or after you see a one-day slide in the price. Let's take a closer look at what you should do... ››› more
  • [16 October 2013]
  • The one number that always shows where a share is going
  • Investing in shares is a difficult task. With so many things out there it's hard to know what to look at to decide if a share is a good investment. Take a stroll through any trading room and you’ll hear strange things like “Fibonacci retracements” or a “pullback with a double dip means the share price will go this way”. There are literally thousands of numbers, ratios, charts and... ››› more
  • [07 August 2013]
  • This tool once cost over R500, 000 to buy but today it's FREE and ready for you!
  • This tool once cost over R500, 000 to buy but today it's FREE and ready for you! I recall my debut into the stock market in August 2003. Every day I would buy the Star newspaper. I'd scour the Business section for the share prices. You see, back then although the World Wide Web was an amazing innovation we only had dial-up-connections. It was slow, noisy and just not suitable for trading. ... ››› more
  • [16 July 2013]
  • Explained: The relationship between unions' wage demands, strikes and the rand
  • Last week, the media reported that the rand was ‘softer' on the back of mining labour tension. This week, they're reporting that wage demands have sent the rand tumbling to a new four-year low, despite the fact that the strikes at Amplats and Lonmin have been called off… Here's why investors are still being cautious of investing in the mining industry.   There were further strike fears... ››› more
  • [21 May 2013]
Page: 1 2 »



Watch And Learn




Trending Topics