Speak to any financial advisor with half a brain and he'll tell you to go offshore.
Sure, South Africa may one day reclaim our early 2000 title of “investment darling of the emerging markets”, but it's not going to happen any time soon.
Our problems are simply too big. There's is no quick fix to Eskom, our ever-increasing sovereign debt or our 29% unemployment rate. So yes, that means ... ››› more
Up until a few years ago, speaking about clouds meant you talking about the weather.
Today, however, clouds also refer to the way we store data outside of the confines of a hard drive or remote computer.
But for savvy investors, clouds are starting to mean something else entirely.
That's because investing in this niche sector of the market, presents an exciting way to profit.
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Electricity is fundamental to the way we live our lives. You simply can't live without it. Just consider the disastrous effect of load shedding this past week.
Roads in chaos, stockpiles of food rotting in refrigerators and many downstream services just grinding to a halt.
And yet, if you look at the big picture… And, I'm talking the development of mankind “big picture”, we've only h... ››› more
This weekend, Samsung booked out a large chunk of Sandton Square to put on a very innovative promotion based around their new Oculus VR gear. As you walked in, your eye was immediately drawn to a series of rollercoaster seats where people were screaming, throwing their hands in the air or ducking away from non-existent obstacles. Well, non-existent in our reality, of course.
Welcome to the wor... ››› more
There are a huge number of international stock markets. Most countries have their own stock exchange. But when it comes to the biggest in the world, you can't look further than the US. Its home to the two largest stock markets in the world: The New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ. Let's take a closer look at both of these and why you should be interested in what they do…
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Yesterday, the NASDAQ, the second largest exchange in the US, shut down trading for just over three hours. The technical glitch saw problems with its pricing system that connects to other stock markets. Let's take a closer look at what went on…
Yesterday, an “unexplained technology glitch” stopped trade on the NASDAQ, reports Fin24. The exchange was down for “more than three hours”.
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