Every weekend myself and a couple of mates from work head over to our local sports bar, where we catch the lunch time Barclays Premier League game that day.
The afternoon always starts out the same, with great debate and the odd bet or two.
The most common friendly bet we place is the goal outcome for that game. But, here's something they don't know I have.
It's helped me with the goal ou... ››› more
The NFL is one of America's favourite past times.
Now I know you're probably not all too familiar with the game, since we are a proud Rugby nation.
But I know for a fact that any sports bettor is looking for that one edge against the book makers
So from The Winning Streak Team, I want to show you how you can make money from America's favourite sport.
So let's start at the beginning
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As a traditional sports bettor, betting on e-sports seems a little out of the ordinary and to be honest a little out of my comfort zone.
So when a college friend of mine suggested that the next big sporting empire wasn't exactly your traditional sport, I became intrigued.
Being a little into gaming myself, playing your traditional sporting games on console, such as FIFA, NBA and even the NFL... ››› more
Back in 2003, I had such ridiculous expectations when I first started out trading.
I thought I could turn R30,000 into R60, 000 rand in just one month. I was at a stage in my life where ego controlled my trading decisions.
Because I had this incredible power to trade on the stock market, I felt like a trading emperor.
I imagined I never had to work another day in my life!
But in th... ››› more
Could the South African coins lying around in your spare cash drawer or the bottom of your wallet be worth a small fortune? It's quite possible they are. One 50c coin in particular is worth over R3000. Aiden Sookden investigates which date and imprint copper and silver coins you should keep an eye out for. Keep reading to find out if you could make some money on your spare change...
Have you ev... ››› more
Back in 2003, I had such ridiculous expectations when I first started out trading. I thought I could turn R30,000 into R60,000 rand in just one month. I was at a stage in my life where ego controlled my trading decisions. Because I had this incredible power to trade on the stock market, I felt like a trading emperor. I imagined I never had to work another day in my life! But in the first two years... ››› more
Last night, Eskom's power system reached capacity and the company had to resort to load shedding. This was the result of problems with its power supply. The parastatal says that supply is okay at the moment, but it can't make any promises that load shedding won't happen again later today. Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
Power supply issues led to load shedding
Last night, Eskom ... ››› more
Today saw the release of the FNB/BER consumer confidence index (CCI) for the fourth quarter. And in spite of showing a very small improvement from the third quarter, it's not looking good. Let's take a closer look at what the CCI showed…
The rating of consumers’ “outlook for the South African economy has deteriorated further,” reports Fin24. This CCI level is the worst since the first th... ››› more
Earlier today, construction company Aveng released its full year results. And they showed that the company's profit margin was suffering. So far today, Aveng's shares have fallen 4.62%. Let's take a more detailed look at what the results showed…
Aveng, the top construction company in SA, posted “a drop in full year profit,” reports IOL. The company says that “weakness in its domestic con... ››› more
When the Reserve Bank mints coins to commemorate a special event, it's worth sitting up and taking notice. By getting your hands on these commemorative coins, you could reap the rewards in years to come. Read on to find out what coins you should look through your piggy bank for…
Every time the SA government decides to honour a special day, event or icon, they get the Reserve Bank to mint a spe... ››› more
As you climb the corporate ladder, your salary increases .So you get a bigger house, new flashy car, you go to the fancy restaurants, and order expensive lattes every work day. These are just a few of the common things you do due to having more money. You suddenly seem to need more stuff right?
As you get more money, you get more ‘stuff' and then a bizarre thing happens: even though you're m... ››› more
“There are many sayings that have become lore for the professional and private investor alike,” says Gareth Stokes in Fear, Greed and the Stock Market. Here's how you can use these investment lores to make your own investing more successful.
tock markets have been around for hundreds of years. And for as long as there have been markets, there have been investors trying to make money on them... ››› more
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