Q. I read one of Timon's articles about his prediction that gold is about to rally again. I would like to ask if the drop in value of the US dollar and bonds will also help with gold's run-up? Hennie…”
In March, we saw both the 10-year US Treasury yields drop, along with the US dollar falling over 0.2%.
Now economically speaking, when the US dollar... ››› more
Did you hear?
One of the world's leading financial-data companies officially launched a cryptocurrency index...
On Tuesday 4th May, S&P Dow Jones Global Indices announced its three indexes to track digital assets are now live. The following three indexes were launched using closing prices from May 3:
• S&P Bitcoin Index, which tracks the performance of bitcoin.
• S&P Ethereum I... ››› more
Last week, Joe Biden gave a speech.
He mentioned something about a possible capital gains tax.
It scared some traders and investors with big, long positions in Bitcoin.
And of course, crypto tanked.
But this could actually be a tanking many crypto proponents have been waiting for…
Quick-Start Guide to Crypto + 3 Coins to Bu... ››› more
Do you remember Mt.Gox?
It was a huge crypto exchange.
It's believed at its peak to have handled around 70% of all bitcoin trading. It was unstoppable.
Until it failed due to theft, insolvency and a collapse of operations that smashed the industry.
But as Mt.Gox failed, another crypto exchange would rise to greatness…
211%,... ››› more
Q. "I've started trading crypto-currencies and am a bit lost.
My portfolio is R100,000 and I want to buy Ethereum.
Could you give me a quick step by step calculation on how to work out how many CFDs I must buy and not risk more than 2% of my portfolio in the trade?
I thank you in advance."
Our Top 3 Recommendations for New Cryp... ››› more
There is no doubt there is wealth to be made in the crypto markets.
But if you go in blindly without understanding the basics, then you're likely to come out of it worse than you went in.
That's why, I believe you need to understand some of the key mistakes that newbie crypto investors make.
Know these two key mistakes to avoid and you'll be that more clued up about how to navigate the... ››› more
Last week the crypto-currency market topped over $2 trillion for the first time in history.
It was driven by the Ethereum rally that breached over $2,000 per Ether.
If you don't know by now, Ethereum is the second largest digital coin on the market with a market cap of over $240 billion alone.
While Bitcoin is still the leading crypto-currency with over $1.1 trillion market value, it has... ››› more
It was from SA-based crypto exchange iCE3x. Founded in 2013, iCE3x is one of the oldest crypto exchanges in SA and has roughly 80,000 customers.
The company announced it had suspended all trading and deposits on the platform after discovering “discrepancies in the balances pertaining to bitcoin and litecoin”.
This news alarmed the crypto community - as expected. But this is not first ... ››› more
Canada has recently been the centre of mainstream cryptocurrency adoption.
And no, I'm not talking about the Canadian Government, banks or financial institutions.
It's all got to with a professional hockey team's latest sponsor...
Founded in 1909, the Montreal Canadiens is the longest continuously operating professional hockey team in the world. They were even a founding member of toda... ››› more
Bitcoin may be the biggest, but it's not the only crypto out there.
There are literally thousands of different crypto - some good, some bad, some could change the fabric of our world, some might try but ultimately fail.
Today I'm going to share three you should keep your eye on.
These crypto are not recommendations per se.
Rather, they are a watchlist of cryptocurrencies that if yo... ››› more
Firstly, if you're a new crypto investor then you deserve a congratulations...
You just survived your first 30% crypto dip!
The good news is, we've seen plenty of these before. It's not something that's all that unexpected.
The bad news is, expect more crashes to happen as we march though this current mega crypto cycle.
Nothing has fundamentally changed in the crypto space. But it'... ››› more
One of the most frequent questions I receive is…
“Where can I buy Cryptocurrencies”?
Cryptos are a relatively new asset class, but they are certainly gaining widespread traction.
And as the market continues to grow, more ways to invest in cryptos will be available.
But for now, here's two simple ways to add cryptos to your wealth-building strategy…
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Bitcoin hit another major milestone…
The $50k mark!
But Ark Invest - a global asset manager with $50 billion worth of assets under management - believes this is only the beginning of Bitcoin's meteoric rise.
In fact, they think Bitcoin has the potential to reach as much as $3 trillion by 2025 versus roughly $900 billion today.
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There's never a dull moment in the crypto market.
And last week, it got a whole lot more interesting…
By now I'm sure you've heard, Tesla - one of the world's largest companies - has set its sights on bitcoin.
In their annual report, Tesla announced…
‘In January 2021, we updated our investment policy to provide us with more flexibility to further diversify and maximize ... ››› more
It's no secret that investors take profits on winning bets…
And if there's an investment where one would expect to see money come off the table - after rising rapidly - it's bitcoin.
This is what happened after the largest crypto hit the $41k mark in early January.
Interestingly, this time round the sell-off hasn't lasted long…
There are signs that point to investors taking ... ››› more
The Crypto market is FLYING right now…
It just broke through the $1 trillion value mark, which is an amazing feat in just over a decade.
But what's stolen the headlines over the past month is the meteoric rise of bitcoin.
The number one crypto has rallied to nearly $40,000 today.
And it’s soared over 146% since I recommended it to Real Wealth readers in November 2020’s issue.
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Over the past few months, we've witnessed a number of big money investors and businesses take a keen interest in Bitcoin…
Last month, billionaire Paul Tudor Jones backed the largest crypto deeming it “the best inflation trade”…
$92 billion fintech giant, Square, recently bought $50 million worth of bitcoin…
$253 billion company PayPal announced it will allow crypto transactio... ››› more
Q. “Timon I've been a trader for the last three years following your tips and strategy. My portfolio is up but only a tiny amount. Could you give me some signs to see if I'm on my way to trading success?”
A. By the sounds of it Grant, it looks like you’re well on your way to becoming a great trader.
I do have a quick three-point check list that I use to see if a trader... ››› more
Just hours after Bitcoin rose to within $7 of its record high of $19,511, it crashed…
On Thursday 26 November, the top cryptocurrency by market value quickly fell around $3,000 to just over $16,200.
The sudden rout caught many crypto analysts, investors and traders off guard.
So, what's behind the $3,000 decline?
These three reasons might just be the answer…
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A reader of mine sent me an article yesterday asking this:
“Hi Timon, I've seen Bitcoin rally from $10,000 up to $19,400. My only question is, why haven't you been taking advantage of it and sending out trade ideas on Bitcoin?”
I don’t know whether you’re not reading all of my emails, whether your emails are going to junk or if you haven’t white listed Trading Tips – bu... ››› more
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