The key to making money on the stock market is to buy low and sell high. But many investors ignore stocks when they drop hard in price.
And this has happened to natural resource stocks. Solid companies are trading at multi-year lows.
So should you take advantage of their low prices?
Read on to find out…
Natural resources have taken a hammering
Natural resources have had it tou... ››› more
The best way to make money from the stock market is to buy when prices are low and sell when prices are high.
To achieve this, you need to buy stocks when they're dirt cheap. And this is usually when the sector the stocks are in is brimming with bad news.
When it comes to such a sector, you can't look by resources. So is now the right time to be thinking about in investing in the sector?
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It's easy to understand why many investors follow the herd when it comes to investing.
They only feel comfortable buying when prices are high.
But that goes against the grain of a contrarian investor. When prices are rock bottom, that's when a contrarian investor thinks about buying. Not after the price has already gone up.
One sector that's fallen hard over the past few years is resource... ››› more
The resources sector is renowned for its volatility. Resources by their very nature are cyclical. And investing in them isn't for everyone.
But there is a way you can improve your chances of investing in shares that should go on to perform well.
Let's take a closer look at what this is…
How to uncover the next opportunity in the resources market
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If you want to invest in a resources stock there are a few things you should check out before you jump in. Investing in a resources stock is different to investing in a physical resources themselves. And because of this, they can perform differently. Let's take a closer look at what you should weigh up…
Resources stocks can be risky
Mining and resources stocks can be risky. They’re in... ››› more
One of the highlights from new Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to South Africa this week is that South Africa and China's Chery Holdings are now in a multibillion dollar port deal for Richards Bay. This is set to strengthen the economy as China continues to export our resources like coal and iron as fast as it can. But that doesn't mean you should be piling into these to resources just yet…... ››› more
“North Korea media ramps up the war talk” - that's a headline that featured on America's leading news site globalpost.com earlier this month. And it's not the first time “war” and “Korea” have been mentioned in the same sentence lately. But here's the thing most people don't know, every time the media talks about war, the price of a little-known group of resources (known as Rare Earth ... ››› more
On Wednesday this week, Transnet CEO Brian Molefe announced plans to cripple the mining sector.
Sure, he didn't go out there and say it in this way… But he might as well have.
You see, he announced the parastatal's plans to restructure its tariffs in line with the government's economic policy and the National Development Plan.
And this restructuring will deal what could be a fatal blow ... ››› more
Everyone thought Marikana was bad…
And I agree it was.
But things are getting worse for the platinum sector.
This week Anglo Platinum announced that it’s planning to close down four shafts and retrench 14,000 employees.
Unions are planning to bring platinum miners to their knees
Union leaders have already been quoted as saying, “If they put any shaft on care and maintenance, a... ››› more
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