Recently, I had to schedule a doctor's appointment. But I hadn't seen him for some time and He had changed practices. So his old practice were still in possession of my file.
Yes, my file was still on paper and not electronic.
So in order for him to have my full history, I had to go and collect my records from the old practice.
When I went to pick up my records, there was huge file ... ››› Read more
There are two types of traders.
And most traders choose to be one, not both…
One type of trader prefers to dig into a company's financial background…
They will look at earnings, interest rates, P:E ratios, as well as micro or macro aspects in that sector and the economy…
The other type of trader bases all his decisions on charts.
They observe price patterns, indicators, v... ››› Read more
It may come as a surprise to many South Africans, but Australia has one of the strongest economies on the planet.
It's the 12th largest economy in the world with an unemployment rate below 5%. It also has one of the highest median incomes. But perhaps the most notable thing about the Australian economy is its stability.
Australia holds the record for the longest uninterrupted period of gro... ››› Read more
It's not like mainstream media would get anything wrong (sarcasm)…
Well last week, major financial news organisations were left red-faced after a massive blunder.
It all started when a press release published via GlobeNewswire, claimed that Walmart and Litecoin agreed a partnership. The “partnership” entailed that the world's largest retailer will accept Litecoin as payment on its e... ››› Read more
Each morning I follow the same routine.
I make a cup of coffee, turn on my screen and open my trading platform…
I feel like a kid in Disney world…
That's because I get so excited knowing there are countless different financial markets, setups and opportunities that stare at me in the face.
And each setup that lines up I hear the same sound - CHA CHING!
Now, I've been tradin... ››› Read more
Interest rates have been at record low levels for more than a year now.
You might think that with loan affordability levels at this point now is the time to buy property…
But the opposite is true.
If you're considering selling a laggard in your rental portfolio, or if there's an older property giving you maintenance hassles - NOW is the time to sell it.
You can find the full Arti... ››› Read more
Q. “You mentioned in the article on Monday that there are two types of traders, “Intraday” and “Position Trader”. What about a scalper? Where does a scalper fit into those types?”
You can find the full Article here:... ››› Read more
The crowd of listed crypto-related stocks keeps on growing…
Coinbase Global Inc - The largest crypto exchange was the most recent crypto company to list on a major exchange.
Bakkt - The financial platform that allows users to trade and store digital assets, such as bitcoin is also on track to list via a special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) called VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings.
... ››› Read more
When I was in my early 20s, working for different brokerage companies - I pretty much never held a trade overnight.
I would come into work 8am sharp and open my charts with short time frames like 30 minutes to 1 hour.
I would then start buying and selling different financial markets.
Within a few seconds, minutes and sometimes hours - I would be out of my trades.
The adrenaline was... ››› Read more
Over the last few years, many people have asked me to assist them in making offshore investments.
Traditionally investors have looked to the developed world, such as the United States or Europe, as the premier “offshore” investment destination. Spectacular returns from stocks like Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet and Netflix have fuelled the desire to own a little slice of US tech.
You can fin... ››› Read more
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