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
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
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
Ascendis Health is a health and care brand company. It has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Ascendis Health Limited
Short name: Ascendis
Sector: Health care – pharmaceuticals & biotechnology
Five top facts about Ascendis Health
Ascendis Health employs over 1,400 people across its operations.
Ascendis Health... ››› more
Disclaimer FSP Invest, a division of Fleet Street Publications (Pty) Ltd, is a research house and not a registered broker, financial advisor or financial service provider. Our editors and customer services teams also do not give personal investment advice. The advice in this website is general advice only and may not be appropriate to your particular investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs, so before investing or if in any doubt about your personal situation, you should seek professional advice from a stockbroker or independent financial adviser authorised by the Financial Services Board.
We research our recommendations and articles thoroughly, but disclaim all liability for any inaccuracies or omissions found on this website.
Remember: Never invest more than you can afford to spare and that the value of any investment, and the income derived from it, can go down as well as up. The past is not necessarily a guide to future performance.
Editors or contributors may have an interest in investments commented on in this website.