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... ››› 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... ››› 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.
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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... ››› more
From more than R90 a share in 2016, Steinhoff shares crashed with a most recent low of 70c a share.
But in the past month the stock soared 84%.
Clearly there's something big brewing there.
So what is behind this big jump? And is there an opportunity for investors right now?
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Over the past couple of years or so, the crypto economy has boomed.
Just the crypto coin/token market alone is worth $2.2 trillion!
But the reality is, this market is nowhere near matured.
You see, there's still one investment that has the potential to inject the crypto market with huge amounts of money from institutional and even retail investors.
And that means a perfect opportun... ››› more
Last week, I wrote a prediction on how I expect resources to rally in the next few weeks.
This was mainly due to BHP Billiton, the largest diversified miner in the world, announcing a multi-billion deal to sell its liquid fossil business.
This told us, they are steering away from coal and petroleum and moving into cleaner and healthier energy alternatives.
I also mentioned that, this will... ››› more
This is probably the most important question in finance, yet most people don't have a clue how to answer it.
Today, I'll walk you through how to answer this question. As you will see, there is no complicated maths involved, and once you know what you need, you will be able to better plan your future.
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Right now, money in the bank will net you between 2% and 3% interest a year, if you're lucky, you'd get 4% or 5% interest on your capital…
And that's it. No more growth. Inflation will slowly erode the value of the capital and your annual interest income won't grow.
But what if I told you there are companies on the JSE paying double, or even triple this in dividends?
And the share pric... ››› more
Bitfinex is a bitcoin exchange, based in Hong Kong and incorporated in the Virgin Islands. In the past, it's been the subject of hacks in which millions have been stolen.
Tether is a cryptocurrency firm, whose business is the issuance of a stablecoin (an asset-backed cryptocurrency). The Tether coin is a proxy for US dollars.
In other words, it claims to be fully backed by US dollars.
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Tesla is the most valuable car company in the world. And the race isn't even close. It's worth more than the next two biggest car companies combined. Yet it sells less vehicles than either of them. Again, the race isn't even close. VW and Toyota sell more than 9 million vehicles per year, each. Meanwhile Tesla has sold less than 2 million vehicles, ever.
So, is Tesla's just too expensive?
Is... ››› more
Most of you have read or at least heard of Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. The book is famed for drawing out the common traits believed responsible for different people's success.
We'll, during a recent South African Investor meeting, I got to hear the property insights and tips from a host of property moguls and experts.
And today, I've combined these views with my ... ››› more
One of the first principles they teach in any Economics 101 course is that price is a function of supply and demand.
When supply is decreasing and demand stays constant, prices go up.
When supply is increasing and demand stays constant, prices go down.
This basic economic concept explains Ethereum's recent +50% rally and why it could continue heading higher for the rest o... ››› more
For most South Africans their Retirement Annuity (RA) is something they think about twice in their life. First when they sign up for their monthly debit order and second when they're getting close to retirement and need to access the money.
In between, your cash is likely spread across a selection of unit trusts that are largely based on the JSE.
For offshore investments (which usually get a... ››› more
Up 77% in a month. That's how much shares in York Timber have jumped in the past month.
What's behind this?
Well, a private investment company bought shares in York.
The motive of this company has been to buy stock in a company, get its experts on board as directors and then push for a turnaround or unlocking of value by selling assets.
York is a prime opportunity - because its share p... ››› more
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