It's very hard to make sense of markets right now.
On the one hand, it's crystal clear the economy is in a mess. Unemployment is even higher than the worst of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The damage done by lockdowns cannot be easily undone.
On the other hand, governments have pumped unprecedented amounts of money into the system and the market seems to be on an unstoppable rise. J... ››› more
Warren Buffett has a famous quote: “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” As with many great quotes, there's a great deal of wisdom packed into those few words.
And today, I've found the opportunity that perfectly puts Buffett's quote into practice.
Here are its features:
1- Your capital is tied up for a maximum of just three years
2- You stan... ››› more
“My own money is 100% offshore in foreign equity, property and even cash”. - This was a huge statement delivered by Allan Gray fund manager Duncan Artus at the recent investor forum held at Sun City.
In fact, the main theme of the forum overall was that most fund managers in South Africa are at the maximum allowed offshore levels in their funds.
South Africa is not the investment opportu... ››› more
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