Small cap stocks have had a tough time in recent years. While the underlying businesses in many cases did really well - their share prices didn't.
Between March 2016 and March 2020 the Small Cap Index was down 44%.
In the last 6 months though, the Small Cap Index is up 25%, erasing a great portion of its past losses.
And thus far 2021 looks like a scorcher for small companies.
In t... ››› more
Q. “Hi Timon, I need your help.
I realised in 2020 that I really need to find a second income… Lockdown has put a major strain on me and I've decided to learn to trade with you and invest with Joshua.
Can you please tell me some trading resolutions, I can set for myself to start off on the right foot?”
A. I’m so glad you asked this question. I absolutely love kicking of... ››› more
The Crypto market is FLYING right now…
It just broke through the $1 trillion value mark, which is an amazing feat in just over a decade.
But what's stolen the headlines over the past month is the meteoric rise of bitcoin.
The number one crypto has rallied to nearly $40,000 today.
And it’s soared over 146% since I recommended it to Real Wealth readers in November 2020’s issue.
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Between May 2015 and May 2018, the JSE Small Cap Index went nowhere. And between May 2018 and May 2020 it dropped 44.68%.
Since then however the Small Cap Index is up 29%.
That's a huge rally in just six months.
But here's the thing. It's not over yet. The small companies in this index aren't even back to the levels they traded, at the start of 2020. Never mind their 2018 highs…
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Right now, all of the popular DeFi projects are built on top of Ethereum.
In fact, if you look at the top 100 cryptos by market cap, most of them are built on top of Ethereum.
But as you may know, Ethereum doesn't deal well with massive network demand just yet. (That's part of the reason Ethereum 2.0 is so hotly anticipated.)
And so, transaction fees have gone through the roof. It curr... ››› more
“Timon since Joe Biden won the elections, do you think it is another reason why we can expect the American markets to help the JSE rally from here?”
A. Oh absolutely… In fact, when Joe Biden won the elections, that week was the start of both a local and global rally.
And in just one month, the JSE and the American markets broke out of their downtrend, and have been edg... ››› more
Have you ever wanted to kick yourself because you sold a stock that just kept going up and up?
It happens to the best of us…
Earlier this year, at Red Hot Penny Shares it happened with DRD Gold.
We bought the stock at 265c in June 2019 and sold it at 1577c in May 2020.
Adding in the dividends we received I was very happy with a 519.62% gain.
A mere 2 months later the stock hi... ››› more
Over the past few months, we've witnessed a number of big money investors and businesses take a keen interest in Bitcoin…
Last month, billionaire Paul Tudor Jones backed the largest crypto deeming it “the best inflation trade”…
$92 billion fintech giant, Square, recently bought $50 million worth of bitcoin…
$253 billion company PayPal announced it will allow crypto transactio... ››› more
Property stocks on the JSE have had an atrocious year.
Right now, they're still around 46% lower than they were one year ago.
We all know that many landlords, especially in the retail space, had empty shops and tenants that couldn't pay during the hard lockdown…
But the property index has started a turnaround. Since 1 November 2020 the SA Listed Property Index (SAPY) is up 15.81%.
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Q. “Timon I've been a trader for the last three years following your tips and strategy. My portfolio is up but only a tiny amount. Could you give me some signs to see if I'm on my way to trading success?”
A. By the sounds of it Grant, it looks like you’re well on your way to becoming a great trader.
I do have a quick three-point check list that I use to see if a trader... ››› more
Just hours after Bitcoin rose to within $7 of its record high of $19,511, it crashed…
On Thursday 26 November, the top cryptocurrency by market value quickly fell around $3,000 to just over $16,200.
The sudden rout caught many crypto analysts, investors and traders off guard.
So, what's behind the $3,000 decline?
These three reasons might just be the answer…
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A reader of mine sent me an article yesterday asking this:
“Hi Timon, I've seen Bitcoin rally from $10,000 up to $19,400. My only question is, why haven't you been taking advantage of it and sending out trade ideas on Bitcoin?”
I don’t know whether you’re not reading all of my emails, whether your emails are going to junk or if you haven’t white listed Trading Tips – bu... ››› more
For years now the Crypto asset space has been marred by companies like MIT, MMM Global and more. While there was nothing wrong with the asset class as such - the industry was like the wild west.
Until recently when there was a crypto scam, or investors were defrauded there was basically nothing to be done.
The SARB said that it did not regulate crypto currencies, and investors should conta... ››› more
Bitcoin has been on a tear lately.
In fact, it's been on a tear for most of 2020 - up nearly 150%.
It's just that the media has only started giving it attention again now that it is closing in on its previous all-time high.
It recently breached the $18,000 mark for the first time since 2017 - rising over 30% in the past month alone.
You shouldn't be surprised by this rally.
I'm... ››› more
Last week was crazy for all sorts of reasons…
Bitcoin hit $16,000 - the highest level since 2018.
The JSE rallied over 7%.
Covid-19 cases spiked in the US and Europe forcing new lockdown measures.
However, the main focus on everybody's mind was the highly anticipated US elections on Tuesday.
Although the election may still be contested (due to Trump's legal challenges), there... ››› more
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