Q. “I read your very interesting take on Netcare and Mediclinic in the article this week. I was wondering if you are a strong believer of investing in healthcare in the future. Could you briefly list some points on why you would or wouldn't be an investor in healthcare”
A. The future of healthcare, is very exciting!
I am an avid believer that with an everincreasing population and with be... ››› more
Or so I hope.
You see, on Wednesday 6 July 2022, the European Parliament voted to back a proposal that labels natural gas and nuclear energy as "green".
This comes at a time where the EU is experiencing a severe energy crunch.
In fact, things are so bad that some EU countries have re-started coal power plants.
But of course, there's strong opposition from many law... ››› more
Over the last few months, I've written quite a few rather bleak articles (to say the least). I've issued warning after warning about the state of the financial markets. So, if you follow my Money Morning column regularly, you may easily believe I'm a permabear. A permabear is someone who believes markets will fall no matter what the conditions on the ground look like.
Given my very negative sla... ››› more
The Nasdaq just had its fourth winning streak week in a row.
And it's now at an all-time high.
Just so you know, The Nasdaq Composite Index represents some of the largest trillion-dollar companies and is the world's largest electronic stock exchange.
I'm talking about companies like Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB), Tesla (TSLA) and PayPal (PYPL).
But th... ››› more
Q. “With the number of infection and death rates picking up, there are talks that the second Coronavirus wave has already started. I'd like to know if there are any specific industries you're looking at buying which don't have a major effect on the pandemic?”
A. Yes, I have seen the COVID-19 levels up as well. I believe this is due to, countries opening the economies, allowi... ››› more
Almost everything sold off big earlier this year. But after that, one US sector was the first to hit new highs again.
And it did so in April.
Since then, this sector's uptrend has been accelerating.
In fact, stocks in this sector continue to shatter old "new high" records almost daily. They've been on an impressive rally - up more than 45% since bottoming in March.
Despite this… ... ››› more
It looks like the worst is finally over for America.
There is a boost of confidence and optimism as the economy is slowly starting to re-open.
Data showed that the US consumer confidence moved up in May, as investors are starting to feel more positive as the economic restrictions are coming to an end.
With the new potential coronavirus vaccine on the way, Americans are beginning to fee... ››› more
This year alone we've seen Bitcoin rise over 200% in price. And in just one month, it's pierced right through the expected target of $11,890 which I sent out on 27 May 2019.
Take a look at the before and after chart to see how it panned out.
This is the first time, in 17 months, we've seen Bitcoin hit these kinds of high prices. The interesting thing is that it looks... ››› more
Q. "Now that Facebook is launching a new crypto-currency, I'm very interested to start trading it. Could you briefly explain what I need to know to understand the new crypto-currency and why people are getting so excited over it?"
A. Facebook's crypto-currency is called Libra. It is a one of a kind global currency and financial infrastructure which will be powered by a smart contract platform... ››› more
Right now, the world is experiencing an unprecedented revolution.
No I'm not talking about a political or economic revolution.
I'm talking about a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and connect with one another.
In fact, this transformation will be unlike anything mankind has experienced before. And it's only just begun.
Today I'm going to... ››› more
What you are about to read, may sound like science fiction...
But I assure you it is fact.
Think about Hollywood blockbuster movies like Gattica and Splice, where healthy, genetically modified children are a standard feature in everyday life. Now imagine a new technology that can help you decide if your child has black hair, hazel eyes or tanned skin. Not only does this new technology allo... ››› more
Throughout history many people have made billions of dollars by spotting and investing in unstoppable, global trends. These trends have been at the centre of wealth creation since the dawn of time. You just have to know what they are, how much is at stake, and what the keys are for investors.
Throughout history many people have made billions of dollars by spotting and investing in unstoppabl... ››› more
If you've been watching the price of silver, you may have noticed that it's been doing marginally better lately.
The precious metal is renowned for its volatility, but there are signs that things could be changing for silver.
Let's take a closer look…
Could the future be looking brighter for silver?
Earlier this year, silver plunged to a five-year low. But by mid-October, ... ››› more
Antibiotics have revolutionised our lives. They treat a huge variety of different diseases and allow us to live healthier lives as a consequence.
But there's a growing problem.
There are diseases that are resistant to the use of antibiotics. This means we need new antibiotics.
And with this, comes a great investment opportunity…
The problems facing antibiotics
The biggest probl... ››› more
If you want to invest in the biotech sector, the US has the biggest offering. The sector has been booming, but August saw a bit of a dip.
Yet if history is anything to go by, this isn't something to worry about. And it could present a great opportunity to invest in biotech.
Let's take a closer look…
August tends to be a bad month for the biotech sector
If you look at the performan... ››› more
The biotech sector is booming.
The quest for finding new medicines and drugs to deal with the world's ageing population and ailments is growing.
If you want to invest in the booming biotech sector, you need to look to the US. Here you'll find a plethora of potential profitable investment opportunities.
So what should you look for to uncover great biotech stocks?
Read on to find out…... ››› more
The biotech (or biotechnology) sector has been in a strong bull market for the past five years. But just because this sector has run strongly, it doesn't mean it's going to stop now.
In fact, it looks set for further gains.
So why is the biotech sector doing so well? And how can you profit from its move higher?
Read on to find out…
The world’s biggest biotech sector
If you wa... ››› more
Adcock Ingram Holdings is a South African drug maker, producing a number of products in the healthcare arena. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited
Short name: Adcock
Sector: Health care – pharmaceuticals & biotechnology
Five top facts about Adcock Ingram Holdings
Adcock Ingram Holdings emplo... ››› more
If you want to invest in international penny stocks, it can be difficult whittling through the vast amount out there.
One way to invest in these stocks is via a fund. By doing this, you gain diversified exposure to a number of different stocks.
So what are your options?
Let's take a closer look at one of them…
Investing in US penny stocks
If you want to invest in international ... ››› more
If you want to broaden your penny stock horizon, you can look overseas to see what other markets have to offer.
The benefit of doing this is you can find companies in sectors that aren't available to invest in here in South Africa. For example, biotechnology stocks.
So where can you find international penny stocks?
Read on to find out…
Which markets should you look to for internat... ››› more
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