It took over 200 years for Thomas Bayes' work to be recognised.
With the invention of the personal computer Thomas Bayes' Bayesian analysis has gained wide spread acceptance in many different spheres.
Such as predictive models and artificial intelligence to name a few.
In its simple form the Bayesian analysis uses probability and reasoning to make a decision in the face of uncertainty,... ››› Read more
The Steinhoff debacle hurt a lot of investors.
If you held Steinhoff shares before the crash - you'd be down around 97% on your money today.
And the chances of ever recovering all the losses are close to zero…
But what you should know is that situations like this can be avoided.
There are at least four clues to follow that are warnings signs of an impending disaster like that of ... ››› Read more
Q. “I want to understand trading in a simple way, as I don't understand much about trading. Please can you answer the following questions.
1. What does an entry level mean?
2. What is a stop loss level?
3. What is a take profit level?
4. How do you cancel a trade that hasn't been taken?
5. How do I confirm that I have exited a trade?
I would appreciate your help Timon.
... ››› Read more
The only way to live a worry-free retirement these days is to have steady streams of income coming in, month after month.
Without income you can count on, you're dependent on your retirement annuity to get by. And that's not a spot you want to be in…
That's why, part of my job as Real Wealth editor, is to find investments that consistently pay investors dividends - as well as - investmen... ››› Read more
In the last few months I've sent out a number of predictions on different resource companies.
And at the end of the first quarter, we managed to bank six winning resource company trades, generating over 200% in gains.
At the start of the second quarter for 2019, I have my eye on a new sector which I'm looking to trade and profit from.
Thanks to Moody's, Eskom and BRICs - Here's why I e... ››› Read more
As a sports bettor, I am constantly looking at ways to maximise my bottom line.
I've tried and tested nearly every market the bookie has to offer.
And one increasingly popular type of market has caught my attention.
It's called the over under market, and nearly every sport has it on offer.
Today I want to show you how it works and what you can do to maximise its potential.
Let'... ››› Read more
Q. "Where can I find a live streaming international news service where I don't need to keep refreshing the website?"
A. Live streaming international news services have been a big challenge for traders and investors. But when you search through what is available on the internet nowadays, you can find anything…
In fact, I was fortunate to find a reliable website 10 years ago, which I sti... ››› Read more
On Wednesday 10 April 2019 EOH shares traded at a low point of 946c.
By 10:00 Am on Tuesday 16 April 2019 the share traded at 1625c, up 71.77% in less than 7 days!
That must be one of the biggest runs a stock has done on the JSE this year!
But here's the thing - since 30 September 2016 EOH shares are still down 90% from their level of R176!
So, what does this mean for investors lik... ››› Read more
What an incredible fall EOH has experience in 2019. Its shares have lost over 50% in value. Today, EOH is trading at a 50% discount to its NAV even after jumping 14% yesterday. Traders who are short and investors who dumped the stock to sit on the sidelines, can't wait and risk a massive rally as its results are released this morning.
Despite being more than 90% lower from its high of R1... ››› Read more
Imagine investing R100,000 in a company and receiving over R600,000 in dividends alone…
Or investing the same amount and getting back nearly R200,000 just in dividends…
Now that's serious income that could guarantee a comfortable retirement. Now imagine owning six of these shares right now…
I'd call that the ‘Ultimate Paycheque' retirement.
And as I said, I've identified si... ››› Read more
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