There are two main methods you can use to pick stocks for investing or trading.
I'm talking about terms called “fundamental” and “technical” analysis.
You need to understand the differences between these methods - if you are to use them successfully as an investor…
Use them correctly - and you stand to make big profits. Use them incorrectly and you could lose out big time.
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When you're looking for stocks to invest in you'll typically either use fundamental investing strategies (looking at financial and other real world data) or technical analysis (looking at charts and price movement to predict future moves).
At the end of the day - financial performance drives stocks in the long-run. And as an investor in businesses I gravitate towards what these businesses and ... ››› more
When you think of Europe's fastest growing economies, who comes to mind?
Switzerland?, Germany?, maybe Netherlands?
No it's none of them.
The fastest growing economies in Europe consist of countries you don't hear much about in the news. I'm talking about Malta, Luxembourg, Romania and Poland.
These countries' economies are expected to grow more than double the Eurozone's in 2016 and b... ››› more
The main goal of investing in shares is to buy at one price and sell at a much higher price. The lower the buying price, the higher your chance of making bigger profits.
So how can you unearth shares that are trading at bargain prices?
Read on to find out…
The ins and outs of a company’s book value
A company’s book value comes under a number of different terms, such as net ass... ››› more
When you research companies, somewhere in the balance sheet you'll find a company's net asset value or NAV. This is a ratio that you can use to evaluate if a company is under or overvalued. So where can you find NAV? What is NAV? And how can you use it? Let's take a closer look…
Where can you find NAV?
The balance sheet is one of the main sections making up a company’s accounts. The balanc... ››› more
After announcing two and half weeks ago that it was going to list, today Attacq's made its debut on the JSE. The property developer share price has risen nicely so far. Let's take a closer look at Attacq's first day on the JSE...
Today saw Attacq's first day on the JSE. Its ticker symbol is ATT.
The property development fund “hit a high of R17” this morning, reports BDLive.
The new... ››› more
The price to book (P/B) ratio is a great tool to have in your investor toolkit. If you're looking for a way to value a company that's asset-intensive, such as a property firm, then the P/B ratio is for you. Read on to find out how to calculate the price to book ratio…
Before you can calculate the P/B ratio, you need to know what ‘B’ is, Tim Bennett in MoneyWeek explains…
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When you look at a company's latest financial results, it can be hard to see past reams of numbers. But if you want to try and value a company, especially one that is asset intensive, there is a key ratio you can use. This is the price to book ratio. Read on to find out more about a key ratio to help you make sense of the balance sheet…
With the price earnings (PE) ratio and the PEG ratio, one... ››› more
Habits are one of the most powerful forces that drive what we say and do. So don't let your bad habits ruin your chance at building huge wealth. Read on and find out how to break the four most common bad money habits and get on the gravy train to easy riches…
Did you know that up to 60% of the things you do every day are automatic, habit driven actions?
That’s right! You don’t even thin... ››› more
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