Rand strength over the last two months is now providing another opportunity for you to review offshore investment allocations. I'm always amazed at how many clients scramble for offshore investment after the horse has bolted and dither when they should take action.
Finova's global portfolio returned 2,65% in USD for the 12-month period to 30 June 2020, a period that includes the Covid-19 Marke... ››› more
The global stock market indices continue to rally, with a handful of companies contributing to the positive performance since the march lows.
And while the anecdote says, “a rising tide lifts all boats”, this isn't the case. Many sectors in the market are just bobbing up and down and not moving decidedly higher. These overlooked companies offer value, still 20% or more below their pre Covi... ››› more
Take a moment to look at following logos:
Behind these logos are some of the strongest, blue-chip companies on the planet.
These global companies have such a broad reach that even today, at the tip of Africa, you’ll likely recognize some, if not most, of the brands.
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AB InBev (ANH:JSE) is bottoming out above R1,000 per share after making its high a little over R2,000 in Feb 2016. Looking at the European listing, the share has only been this oversold twice before and both times a massive rally followed.
The downward spiral is as a result of increasing debt, emerging markets falling out of favour, the Rand strengthening and the market pricing in a dividend c... ››› more
If you ask any trader how trading is going on the JSE, you'll hear the same thing.
“It's damn difficult.”
“The JSE can't decide on direction”
So whether you buy or sell, chances are you've got it wrong!
But if you know how to read a ‘Blue Diamond', you would know how to profit in this environment.
Let me show you what I mean…
I’m pr... ››› more
It's never too early to start planning for retirement. And this means thinking somewhat differently about retirement planning for your later years.
Have you ever stopped and asked yourself these questions?
1. How much will I need to save for retirement in order to live comfortably?
2. What are my retirement goals?
3. When should I start?
4. What should I do?
5. What costs might I... ››› more
Mention Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart and Johnson & Johnson and the first thing that might come to mind is…
They're some of the biggest and leading companies in the world.
They're popular brands around most parts of the world.
And they've made plenty of savvy investors very wealthy.
For example, A R10,000 investment into J&J shares in 1970 would be worth in the millions today.
And if y... ››› more
As a member of the FSPInvest team, I have the privilege to speak to some of the smartest investors in the country. One of these expert financial minds is Francois Joubert, the editor of Red Hot Penny Shares.
The shares Francois recommend in this newsletter all cost less than R10 per share. They are so small that most people simply tend to ignore them.
It's like Francois says, “You see, t... ››› more
Blue Label Telecoms focuses on providing the virtual distribution of secure electronic tokens, mainly for cell phone airtime and data, and electricity. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Blue Label Telecoms Limited
Short name: BlueTel
Sector: Telecommunications – mobile telecommunications
Five top facts about Blue Label Telecoms
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There are many complex ways to open your trading account, and with so much Forex jargon out there stopping you, it's hard to get started…
But, with this guide, you won't believe how easy it is to open your trading account!
And that's why I'm introducing you to a Trading 101 guru today.
His name is Mark Riskowitz…
He has created a very special FREE blueprint for you, which you can ... ››› more
While I was cycling at the gym yesterday, Irvan, one of my Red Hot Storm Trader subscriber's introduced himself to me.
We chatted about how he started trading and his passion for trading the markets.
As I was about to leave, he asked a very good question,
"How do I choose what stocks to buy?"
I answered back with two words, “Healthy and Blue”.
I'm sure right now, you have t... ››› more
Crack addicts have constant mood swings, their weight fluctuates between overweight and underweight, and they often lose all interest in life.
I've met a couple of investors that I'm certain are crack addicts…
They buy a share today - with a high conviction that it's going up only to swing to the complete opposite three weeks later, certain the share will crash.
Their investment portfol... ››› more
In June, Petra Diamonds unearthed a massive blue diamond, weighing in at 122.5 carats, at its Cullinan mine near Pretoria.
When Petra Diamonds revealed the find, experts thought the diamond would bring in anything between $35 and $50 million.
Its sale price comes in well below these estimates.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
The blue diamond came from the infamous Cul... ››› more
“Francois, I'm no investment expert, but I immerse myself in economic and household data everyday. And I just can't see what it is that's pushing growth for companies any further. Where is the stock market going to from here?”
That's the gist of a discussion I had with a Coca-Cola executive at a wine tasting last night. He's in charge of South Africa's strategy and planning - And he's really... ››› more
Where was the days investors hailed African Bank as a Top 40 share? Some of my friends who weren't even investors were saying they ‘heard' African Bank is a hot share and they should probably buy some. It could deliver returns like Capitec did…
But this wasn't to be…
As I explained to investors in another letter about Abil, the share is down 80% and I don't share the market's optimism ... ››› more
Last week, Petra Diamonds announced its latest monster find. The diamond company, listed in London, revealed on Friday that it had unearthed a rare blue diamond. The diamond is over 122 carats. The huge rock is set to break records when it goes up for sale. Let's take a closer look…
The diamond weighs in at a staggering 122.5 carats
Numis Securities says the rare “blue 122.5 carat diamond ... ››› more
Small companies are worthy of your attention. It could pay off investing a proportion of your portfolio into smaller, speculative shares. And there are many reasons why. If you get into a small company before its share price takes off, you could benefit financially. Let's take a closer look at why you should look at smaller companies, otherwise known as penny shares…
The ‘big boys’ don’t... ››› more
The stock market is full of a vast array of different stocks. These stocks cover a variety of different industries. You can find stocks in gold mining to breweries. And with those different stocks comes a difference in the size of the company listed on the stock market. So what are the differences between these stocks? And what makes a blue chip or a penny stock? Let's take a closer look…
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Since 1950, the world's population has doubled. In the meantime, the amount of fresh water available has stayed constant, at best.
So what that means is one-third of the world's population is short of water! A massive water shortage is on its way.
Water is becoming scarcer and scarcer… Which is why we call “Blue Gold”.
Because it's about to become about as valuable as gold.
In South A... ››› more
In today's article you can learn how a single letter in the alphabet can help you when investing in the stockmarket. Whenever I am considering a new share tip for Red Hot Penny Shares, I always have a special single letter in mind.
It may sound strange, but this simple letter is one of the best investment resources I know of. It can really help you to time your share purchases and can make a wo... ››› more
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