When war hits, inflation soars, and the economy struggles, investors seek out gold.
This is advice many investors have heard over again.
And considering the price of gold is up from $1,791 in January this year to a high of $2,043 - and still floating around $1,950 this is pertinent advice.
But here's the thing… There are good ways to invest in gold. And then there are BAD ways to invest... ››› more
The gold price hit $2,000 in the past week.
Right now it's trading as high as $2055.
In rand terms it broke the R1 million per kg level.
Simply put - the gold price is soaring. And that's great news for companies that mine the metal.
Right now, there's one South African miner specifically that I'm really positive about… ----------------------------------------------------------------... ››› more
The war in Ukraine threatens further disruptions to already stretched supply chains.
Whilst Ukraine and Russia are small compared to the likes of the US, China and Germany, they are essential suppliers of many raw materials crucial to supply chains down the line.
So exactly which of these commodities will be hardest hit? And does that pose opportunity? Three commodities hit by the Ukraine cr... ››› more
I'm finally getting a strong reason to buy gold.
Unfortunately, it comes off the back of bad news.
And this news, is a potential war brewing between many different countries.
If things escalate, it could be a World War 3 threat…
Already, Russia, Ukraine, the EU, America, and the UK are talking about attacks, hacks, sanctions and even war threats…
And guess what has been flying u... ››› more
Tesla Motors recently entered the exclusive $1 trillion dollar club. This means the company joins just a handful of other mega-corps that have a market capitalisation of one trillion dollars or more.
This means Elon Musk is once again the richest man in the world. His lead over number two, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, is almost $100 billion. His net worth is close to $300 billion. To give you some ide... ››› more
After eight months, I'm finally getting a strong signal to buy gold.
It's been a long wait, but I believe it'll be worth it.
It comes off the back of both good and bad news...
On the one hand, we have a strong economy recovery on the way - where consumers are feeling more optimistic and investors are buying once again.
On the other hand, we may have a war brewing between two major ... ››› more
Last week, I predicted Silver will rally 24% this quarter.
And today, I'm predicting a rally in Gold!
It won't be the social media communities that will drive up gold.
Nope… It's down to the president of the United States and the richest man on earth (who happens to be South African!).
In this article, I'm going to explain why I expect a 12% rally with gold and what we can do to ... ››› more
Following last year's lockdowns, and the protracted economic pressure on businesses due to the Covid-19 pandemic - South Africa's economy is in recession.
Unemployment is up.
And there's a lot of suffering around.
But with every crisis comes opportunity…
And for astute stock pickers the opportunity has never been better…
Why, just yesterday one of my favourite stocks fo... ››› more
Have you ever wanted to kick yourself because you sold a stock that just kept going up and up?
It happens to the best of us…
Earlier this year, at Red Hot Penny Shares it happened with DRD Gold.
We bought the stock at 265c in June 2019 and sold it at 1577c in May 2020.
Adding in the dividends we received I was very happy with a 519.62% gain.
A mere 2 months later the stock hi... ››› more
Gold has had a fantastic run up this year.
In fact, over the past year we saw gold prices surge over 39% taking it to all-time highs at over $2,060 an ounce.
Best yet, we called it!
However, since the gold price hit my first price target at $1,960, in August, things turned very sour very quickly.
Just in the last week alone, we saw gold's worst weekly loss since November 2016.
... ››› more
Q. “Timon you mentioned that the future of investments, apps and businesses all lie in the Blockchain technology. Now before I started reading about Blockchain from you and Sam Volkering I only ever heard of Crypto-currencies. Could you explain what a blockchain is and how it works when it comes to making a transaction?”
A. Sure, I’ll try my best…
A blockchain i... ››› more
On 1 April 2020, I sent out an article:
This precious metal just proved its safe-haven status during the
At the time, gold was trading at $1,450. I predicted (based on a Megaphone Formation) that the price was heading to $1,960.
This was due to the following factors at the time…
• The Fed printed over $2 trillion stimulus package for households and business... ››› more
Pan African Resources hit 513c on Tuesday 21 July. That's the highest the stock has ever been.
But I'm not surprised.
In fact, I don't even think that its run is over.
You see, the company made a very exciting announcement a week or so ago…
Let me explain…
A 158 year heritage – this transport stalwart knows ... ››› more
The gold price is up 55% in the past 12 months in rand terms!
In dollar terms its up 13% this quarter alone - making for its best quarter in years.
It currently hovers just below $1,800 - but all indications are that it will hit the $2,000 mark soon.
Discover: 103% gains on the table for savvy investors, thanks to this... ››› more
According to TheBlock - a prominent research, analysis, and news source in the crypto industry, 42 cryptocurrency exchanges have been compromised since 2012.
And the total amount of stolen funds exceeded $1.35 billion!
Obviously, exchanges are not the only ones that suffer losses. Users end up being the victims of the hacks as well.
That's why today, we will analyse the most significan... ››› more
What a horrible start to the year.
Just four months ago most people were dreaming about all the possibilities the new decade held. The world's newspapers and blogs were full of what could potentially be coming in the next 10 years. The widespread use of driverless electric cars. The excitement and fear over the rise of a real artificial Intelligence. And the massive advances in healthcare scie... ››› more
Just in: The South African Reserve Bank just lowered interest rates by another 1%, the second time in a month.
This puts the South African repo rate at a historic low!
We can write essays about what the lower interest rate means for business and consumers. But in short - lowering interest rates historically has meant one thing for gold. Its price goes up!
And as you can see in the c... ››› more
March will be known as the worst month of all-time for the South African rand.
With the ongoing lockdown, the increasing rate of COVID-19 cases, the crumbling economy, and the downgrading from Moody's - It's just been bad news after bad news for SA.
And what happened last week?
Well we saw the South African rand hit record lows passing through the R19.00 mark against the US dollar.
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It's enough to make you sick.
Because that, my friend, is not the price of a loaf of bread these days.
Or even the cost of a litre of petrol.
It's how much you would have to cough up to buy a single dollar on Monday morning.
Shocked? I was too, when three days ago the ZAR touched its worst level ever!
And the awful reality is, it's not about to rally back to R14.00... ››› more
When is the right time to buy our market for the recovery?
That's the question I bet everyone's been asking.
We all know how lucrative buying the bottom following the 2008 financial crisis was…
And every investor certainly wants a repeat of that performance.
Five penny stocks for crisis profits
• How to pocket u... ››› more
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