Interest rates world-wide have been dropped to their lowest levels in history.
The US is currently running a 0% - 0.25% interest rate, and the country is pumping TRILLIONS of dollars into its economy via quantitative easing.
In Europe the same plan is being followed, in fact, there are in fact banks borrowing money from the European Central bank at -1% interest rates. This means banks are g... ››› more
It's been a decade since bitcoin officially started.
Over this time, it's gained a lot of followers and of course, haters.
Some have called it a revolutionary asset, while others have labelled it, a downright Ponzi scheme.
The thing is, whether you love them or hate them, bitcoin will never die. Demand will always be there - especially in today's world.
And it's all becauseâ€¦
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Whilst Europe and the UK face deflation, South Africa is contending once again with rising inflation.
So what impact does inflation have on the stock market and shares? And what about the effect of hyperinflation on stocks?
Read on to find out moreâ€¦
The two main effects of inflation on the stock market
Inflation can impact the stock market in two main waysâ€¦
The first i... ››› more
All over the world, government spending is out of control.
Governments are spending billions on social grants and in other sectors of the economy, trying to fuel massive economic growth.
Governments need to keep stimulating demand if they're going to keep fuelling growthâ€¦
But now things have gotten totally out of control.
Things are particularly bad in the States.
The current US debt le... ››› more
Amidst growing speculation in the run up to the elections and since Mugabe's re-election, it looks like the Zimbabwean dollar is nothing to worry about. Worries about bringing back the old currency and other issues sent its stock market into a spin. Let's have a closer look at what's happenedâ€¦
Due to the mass rumours doing the rounds about the return of the Zim dollar, the Reserve Bank of Zimb... ››› more
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