AVI is a South African based company, listed on the JSE in the Food Products sector, and is centered on the FMCG market.
AVI's extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. The Group comprises of trading subsidiaries that manufacture, process, market & distribute branded consumer products.
AVI brands span across a range of categories including: hot beverages, sweet and savory bis... ››› more
“The JSE is too expensive, rather buy these offshore stocks”, if read this headline, and variations of it many times in the past year.
Yet, my Red Hot Penny Shares readers would've banked an average gain on shares we sold of 22.21% in 2016.
Whilst there are still calls to drop the JSE and put your money elsewhere I am optimistic.
I believe 2017 can be just as good, or better, than ... ››› more
The news yesterday that several ministers have been recalled to SA has created some consternation; the Rand jolted back 3%. There is speculation of a cabinet reshuffle and/or further legal developments relating to the impasse between Treasury, Banks, and the Gupta's…...
The new Mining Charter is expected to be released this week. And the market is bracing itself for new challenges. This just... ››› more
Local markets were slightly firmer across the board last week, assisted by some Rand weakness and better commodity prices. US markets were slightly softer, the UK rallied 1,8% while Europe was flat.
US economic data did not meet expectations, which has called the pace of continued rate hikes into question. The US dollar gave up ground against most major currency pairs. Political uncertainty re... ››› more
If you're serious about making a consistent income on the markets, you'll save today's article and work through it carefully at your own pace.
I can thank Johan, one of my Trading Tips reader's, for posing this important question on how to go from opening your trading account to actually taking real-live trades.
“Hi Timon, I've just subscribed to Trading Tips and am interest... ››› more
The Budget was delivered without too much fuss. Everyone knew there would be a “Gap” and the balancing act was to find a suitable filler. The new tax bracket was a bit of a surprise, but the hiking of the marginal tax rate was expected. Never the less bracket creep was significant so everybody shoulders the burden.
In SA, the market fell 1%; Gold shares were under pressure as the Rand held ... ››› more
Trump in the White House - America First!
As President Trump was being inaugurated the markets appeared to be waiting for direction. The JSE closed slightly lower, down 0,6% and the major developed markets were little changed if not slightly softer. Currency and Commodity also appear to be in a holding pattern.
Trump's speech was direct and unambiguous, watch-out as America puts its foot... ››› more
Right now, there are at least 26 suspended shares on the JSE.
If you own one of them, you'll know you can't sell your shares and there's no hope of growth coming from them.
If you're incredibly lucky you might receive cents on the rand for your investment.
But, if history is anything to go by, your cash will be tied up for years, and you might as well write off your entire investment!
... ››› more
I'm sure you've seen what too much sugar does to a three-year-old…
They become hyper-awctive. They stop listening to all reason.
And as soon as the effect of sugar wears off, they hit a low. Until the next hit of sweetness.
You might be doing the same thing to yourself when you invest.
No, it's not that you're adding too much sugar to your coffee.
The mistake you might be mak... ››› more
Mention Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart and Johnson & Johnson and the first thing that might come to mind is…
They're some of the biggest and leading companies in the world.
They're popular brands around most parts of the world.
And they've made plenty of savvy investors very wealthy.
For example, A R10,000 investment into J&J shares in 1970 would be worth in the millions today.
And if y... ››› more
I don't think there's a thing as the “perfect” stock. Yes there are stocks that demonstrate consistent profit growth, churn out cash flow and reward shareholders on a yearly basis.
But every stock has its flaws.
Whether it's way too expensive, over-hyped, worryingly cheap or just run out of steam, investors could easily fall for buying the a stock that looks attractive but ends up bust... ››› more
Local furniture manufacturing may not be the most exciting sector on the JSE, but there is one furniture company bucking the trend. This company doesn't care if the South African consumer is “under pressure”. It doesn't care if South Africa's economic growth outlook is weak. In fact, shareholders were most likely celebrating in secret when they heard Pravin Gordhan was being investigated by th... ››› more
It's been too long. Too long, since we've seen the markets make new highs. And it's not been easy for trend tradertimon bw.jpgs to make profits, not only in South Africa, but also across the world.
I'm sure by now you're starting to be a little frustrated with the way things are moving. And you have every right to be. But we need to remember this. The market goes through different environment... ››› more
Yet another blood bath day for the JSE.
The JSE is down 4%, as I write to you, today (24 August 2015).
This means, the JSE is down 8% for the month.
We saw the JSE smash through that 49,605 level I told you it was going to hit last week.
So as traders, what can we do to protect our money in these horrific times.
This heatmap is more like a Hell map!
If the... ››› more
Don't be scared when you look the Heatmap.
This shows you the market movement in percentage, as while as the volume traded for the day.
It might look a mess, but it's actually very organised.
All the stocks on the JSE are grouped into sectors (rectangles). It shows you the overall picture of what's going on in the market.
Take a look below, then I'll explain everything you need to kno... ››› more
We knew this was coming.
Since Greece accepted the bailout terms, it was only an amount of time before the prime minister of Greece resigned.
Because he and his party, Syriza, stand for everything against government interference policies.
And now with Greece making a 3.2 billion euro repayment to the ECB, Alexis Tsipras is set to resign.
So things don't seem to be improving in ... ››› more
While I was cycling at the gym yesterday, Irvan, one of my Red Hot Storm Trader subscriber's introduced himself to me.
We chatted about how he started trading and his passion for trading the markets.
As I was about to leave, he asked a very good question,
"How do I choose what stocks to buy?"
I answered back with two words, “Healthy and Blue”.
I'm sure right now, you have t... ››› more
Following three trading sessions down, shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) blasted higher yesterday.
And the JSE wasn't the only stock market to have a good day. Across the globe, bourses rallied.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
The JSE rose over 1%
The JSE closed strongly higher breaking its losing run, says Fin24. An appetite for risk “returned to global ma... ››› more
Yesterday, the JSE managed to book some gains. But gains were limited as gold stocks had a rough day. The Iran deal reached on Sunday helped MTN out with hopes that the wireless telecoms provider can get some of its millions there back to SA. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the JSE yesterday…
Shares on the JSE “edged up” yesterday as MTN shares gained nearly 2.5% on the back o... ››› more
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