When you invest in a share, there's always certain risks involved….
Competition, new regulations, the economy, currency…just to name a few.
The problem is, it can be hard for investors to quantify all these potential risks.
Rather than develop a complex, but flawed, analysis of risk... it's more helpful for an investor to think of "risk" in a simpler form…
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History shows that stocks go up around 75% of the time during December.
What's more - the gains they post are typically bigger than for other months as well.
The MSCI All Country World Index, which measures equity returns from 23 developed and 24 emerging markets, has declined just six times in December over the past three decades.
That's gotten many investors and fund managers hopeful fo... ››› Read more
Normally when a trader takes a trade, they follow a specific trading plan with strict entry, exit and money management rules.
I do exactly the same thing, but with a twist.
What if I told you I have a secret signal, you can use to increase your chances of profiting from a trade.
Today, I'm going to let you in on this secret signal and tell you how to increase your chances of success wi... ››› Read more
Most people often think sports betting is all about winning, but your losses are just as important as your wins.
Even the greatest sports bettors and gamblers will lose from time to time.
But it's how they react to those losses that matter.
Why do you need to learn how to take a loss?
Read on to find out…
Imagine tur... ››› Read more
At 11:30 on 4 December 2018 Stats SA announced that South Africa is out of its recession.
GDP Growth for the third quarter came in at 2.2%, after a 2.6% decline in the first quarter and a 0.4% decline in the second quarter of 2018.
Editor's Note: This is your FINAL chance to be a part of the biggest "bonus" we'... ››› Read more
Q. “I have money but no clue on how to trade the markets. Should I find a mentor to help me on the path to trading success or should I learn to trade alone with whatever resources are out there?
A. When I started, I had the internet and books to learn how to trade.
And yet it still took me a good sev... ››› Read more
Have you heard of Robert Hagstrom? He's best-known as the author of a handful of popular investing books including his New York Times bestseller, The Warren Buffett Way.
When he published this book in 1994, it quickly became a phenomenon. In fact, more than 1.2 million copies have been sold to date.
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President Trump sent global markets roaring higher after he and China's President Jinping agreed to de-escalate the tit-for-tat tariffs. It's only for the next three months, but signals Trump is realising the potential damage he is causing to the US economy.
This is good news, when you consider Fed Reserve Chair... ››› Read more
Last week I revealed three of the most important trading habits you'll need to adapt to become a successful trader.
These habits were based on one of the most popular financial books of all time called “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”.
It's one book that I like to read and absorb every five years, to apply to my trading and with life.
If you missed it, you... ››› Read more
Globally, shares are deep in correction territory, offering patient investors opportunities to deliver returns in a tough market.
Sasol has fallen almost 30% from its September high to below R420 on a weaker oil price and weak global sentiment. The R400 support level should be the bottom ahead of a move higher.
Last week, Sasol released a positive trading update for the interim period to 3... ››› Read more
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