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  • Bidcorp rally runs out of steam
  • Bidcorp rally runs out of steam
    Bidcorp's attempted breakout above the R320 per share resistance level failed, this is the third time since 2017 that Bidcorp's share price failed to move above R320. The share price has pulled back over 3% with further advances unlikely, investors should look to lock in profits as the share price is on a standard deviation of 2.4. This signals a pullback is likely, and a retracement has starte... ››› Read more
  • [25 June 2019]
  • After a +300% surge, should you own this 2019 crypto superstar?
  • After a +300% surge, should you own this 2019 crypto superstar?
    Litecoin is one of the world's most popular cryptocurrencies. It's currently the fourth largest crypto by market cap and has remained near the top pretty much since its inception in October 2011. And right now, there's no denying Litecoin is one of the most hyped cryptos out there. After all, the coin has rocketed over 300% this year alone. That's more than what you would've received f... ››› Read more
  • [24 June 2019]
  • The Return of the Tanker Wars
  • The Return of the Tanker Wars
    It's been like something out of a movie this month. I'd call the movie something like "The Return of the Tanker Wars". If you're old enough, you'll remember the 80s, when the oil tankers were targeted by US warships in the fight against Iran. Fast forward to today and already this year, we've seen six oil tankers that have been attacked in the Gulf of Oman and now near the U.A.E. ... ››› Read more
  • [24 June 2019]
  • Why averages can distort your final betting prediction
  • Why averages can distort your final betting prediction
    Did you know that one of the most popular ways to assess information or data could be distorting your final betting prediction? I'm talking about Averages. Yes, the humble average can lead to failed outcomes. And today I want to show you why the average should be taken with a pinch of salt. Let's get to it… ________________________________________   I‘ve been waitin... ››› Read more
  • [20 June 2019]
  • Steinhoff 2.0 is at it again
  • Steinhoff 2.0 is at it again
    In July 2018 I told investors that Trustco Holdings, and the accounting tricks the company were up to, was flashing red lights on my radar… As I explained to investors back then, Trustco was being investigated for insider trading, the company's CEO has a dubious management and remuneration agreement with it, and there were deals being done with the CEO that weren't fair to investors. Wha... ››› Read more
  • [19 June 2019]
  • 4 Reasons why you should start with a R5,000 portfolio
  • 4 Reasons why you should start  with a R5,000 portfolio
    Q. "I would like to know if it's wise to start trading with capital of R10,000? I am a beginner and have never traded before?" A. I always recommend a starting portfolio value of at least R5,000, when you start to trade. Not only will you be able to grow your account larger and at a faster rate, but also because of these four main reasons.   Reason #1: More funds mean more trades... ››› Read more
  • [19 June 2019]
  • Profit from Futures Closeout this Thursday
  • Profit from Futures Closeout this Thursday
    This Thursday is futures closeout from 12h00 until 12h15. During this time the market is in an auction as the June derivative contracts close with a final mark to market price. Typically, closeout presents many profit opportunities as banks, hedge funds and traders manage their positions. Their aim is to maximise profits on some positions and reduce risk of loss on others. Stocks to watch are ... ››› Read more
  • [18 June 2019]
  • Should you invest in a company that pays ‘special dividends'?
  • Should you invest in a company that pays ‘special dividends'?
    As you may know, many shares pay dividends. A dividend is a portion of a company's earnings that it pays to its shareholders. Usually this payment happens once or twice a year. And because they offer this added benefit of a regular income stream, income-seekers love dividend-paying stocks. But occasionally, companies surprise investors by electing to pay a ‘special dividend'. Special... ››› Read more
  • [18 June 2019]
  • Why I don't care about suspended shares!
  • Why I don't care about suspended shares!
    Wow! What a month it's been, especially last week! We saw giant companies like Tongaat, Lonmin and Basil Read suspend their shares. These are companies that have been around 30 to 127 years and now they're being taken off the JSE. And despite this mass culling, the JSE is still rising to new highs. In this article we'll briefly catch you up on what happened in June with the m... ››› Read more
  • [18 June 2019]
  • Seven investment ideas I wish I learned earlier in life
  • Seven investment ideas I wish I learned earlier in life
    Don't you wish you started investing earlier in life? I certainly do. Even though my first investments were made during my university years, there was so much money I wasted on expensive clothes, computer games and gadgets. While I'm happy with where I am now, there are so many things I wish the younger me knew. From the nitty-gritty details of how and why to invest, to the bigger-picture ... ››› Read more
  • [12 June 2019]

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