After a pretty hellish month for Bitcoin - dropping over $20,000…
Investors finally have something to cheer about!
The #1 crypto by market cap rallied over 15% in the past two days.
And this time, it had nothing to do with Elon, or any other billionaire.
Instead, something even BIGGER happened in the market - one that could have implications on countries worldwide and the world's... ››› Read more
The rand rallied to the highest level in more than two years against the US dollar.
But did you know, the rand is also the world's best performing currency in 2021?
The chart below shows how other currencies have performed…
And the Rand?
it’s gained over 30% against the US Dollar.
But this shouldn’t... ››› Read more
On 20 May 2021 the SA Reserve Bank had its bimonthly monetary policy meeting.
The bank kept interest rates flat - at what is basically an all-time low for South Africans…
In its announcement the bank governor, Lestja Kganyago said “Economic and financial conditions are expected to remain volatile for the foreseeable future. In this uncertain environment, policy decisions will continue ... ››› Read more
“I read a trading quote the other day:
How do u evaluate the feedback if you followed all the setups, entries take profit and stop loss requirements?
I think a trader will have difficulty with emotions when entering another trade if he or she can’t find a reason as to what went wrong with the losing trade.”
A. The feedback is not seeing what went wrong but rathe... ››› Read more
What started as the online currency for the dark web Is now viewed by Wall Street as a legitimate asset class.
And it's in big part due to a number of tech companies (MicroStrategy, Square, Tesla), banks and billionaire investors entering the crypto market in some way.
The thing is, this is only the beginning…
In fact, recent reports hint that the world's largest tech company may just b... ››› Read more
In March 2021, I sent a prediction article saying the FTSE 100 was ready to rally over 435 points. And last month, it hit the price target at 7,184.
As I mentioned in the previous article, it was a no brainer.
The economy was opening up, the FTSE got upgraded by the OECD and the pound was crashing.
Now that positivity is flooding the market, I expect another major rally for the FTSE 10... ››› Read more
A recent survey by FNB amongst its middle-income clients (R15,000 - R42,000 per month) shows that over 80% of the customers don't have a cent in savings they can access within 7 days in case of an emergency.
The bank says only 6% of its clients would be able to see themselves through a loss of their salary for three months - and that's even considering access to credit cards and overdraft faci... ››› Read more
Q. “Timon, I read your article where you expect the oil price to rally.
What about the situation with the Iranian President reaching an agreement with the United States…
Could that also cause a boost in the oil price?”
A. Aah yes, thank you for reminding me.
The talks and negotiations in Vienna were definitely another major factor in supporting an oil price ral... ››› Read more
When crypto crashes, something interesting happens…
An army of naysayers rush from out of the woodwork with the usual “I told you so”.
And I'm not just talking about people on social media, or even friends. But also professors of economics and fund managers!
Even this Nobel prize-winning economist had a go…
Final reminder... ››› Read more
I believe there is one commodity that can be seen as an indicator for a recovering world economy.
Think about it…
We need oil to run just about anything nowadays.
We need oil for transport, for electricity and to run massive operations.
Last year, I was extremely pessimistic and expected the price of oil to drop to $30. Which it did… And this year, my analysi... ››› Read more
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