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.
You can find the full Article here:... ››› more
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.
Rec... ››› more
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
Two weeks ago, the bears were betting on a big collapse.
And for a moment, it looked as if they were going to be right.
That all changed with the Amazon news.
Now a potential €375 billion could soon flow into Bitcoin!
Bitcoin rallied past the $40k mark.
And as I write this, Bitcoin traded past $41k.
So, what's been going on?
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Novus Holdings is down from a pre-pandemic high of 499c and an all-time high of R18.25 in 2015.
Its pandemic low was 65c…
Then in April 2021 an investment firm, backed by a CEO with a great track record in turnarounds bought shares in Novus.
On 1 April 2021 Novus shares traded at 101c. On 14 April the company announced that A2 Investment Partners had bought a 10.18% stake in the company... ››› more
Last week, Amazon listed a job opening for a digital currency and blockchain product lead.
In response, crypto markets soared. Bitcoin briefly surpassed $40,000.
Investors interpreted the post as an indication that Amazon would soon be accepting bitcoin as payment on its ecommerce platform.
But an Amazon spokesperson quickly rejected that interpretation:
You can find the full article... ››› more
Last year Jack Ma, the Alibaba Founder, gave a speech where he uttered a couple of very minor criticisms of the Chinese economic system. At the time of the speech, he was one of the richest and most famous people in China.
In addition, Alibaba was one of the largest companies not just in China, but the world. If that wasn't enough, he was set to list another giant, the Ant Group, which was the ... ››› more
Coal is the dirty stepchild in the mining sector. And boy is it unpopular at the moment.
Coal miners report that it's getting more and more difficult to get finance for new projects.
After hitting a low of $56 a tonne in April 2020, the coal price has soared. Coal now sells for double what it did in 2020 - with the latest Richards Bay Coal Terminal pricing coming in around $112.92 a ton wi... ››› more
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