The ongoing trade war between the US and China escalated last week when President Trump said they would initiate another 10% tariff hike on Chinese imports worth $300 billion effective 1 September 2019.
Since then, we have seen a huge drop - over 5% on the S&P500, Dow Jones, Yuan currency and even the JSE.
Investors are becoming really worried about global stability and it's driving them ... ››› more
Can anyone stop Pep Guardiola and Manchester City?
Will this finally be the year for Liverpool to be crowned champions?
Will Tottenham's new stadium be the answer they need?
It's that time of the year again…
My crystal ball is polished and ready to make some bold predictions for this Friday's English Premier League kick off.
In today's article we will look at this weekend's fi... ››› more
Ever heard of the term “Wisdom of the Crowd”?
It's a simple idea, first proposed by Aristotle in his work titled Politics.
It states the collective opinion of a group of individuals is superior to that of a single expert.
To illustrate this imagine you're at a carnival.
A well-known game is to guess the number of sweets in a large jar.
The most effective way to correctly gu... ››› more
The G20 summit in Osaka, Japan has just finished.
Who would have thought this two-day conference could have such an impact on our stocks, economy and even our currency.
And even the bullish sentiment towards the world markets and the US dollar, has left South Africa in a troubled state for the rand for rest of 2019.
Today I'm going to discuss two reasons why I expect the rand to we... ››› more
This weekend we will see Tottenham & Liverpool meet in an all English Champions League Final.
After two of the most dramatic European comebacks of all time, Liverpool will look to lift the trophy after knocking out Barcelona in one of the greatest comeback stories in the leagues history.
Tottenham also had a great two-legged victory over Ajax, who are rising stars as a young team. Tottenha... ››› more
2019 has arrived and we are already five months into the year!
We need to start preparing for this year's two biggest sporting events.
The Cricket World Cup & the Rugby World Cup.
In order for us to get a head start on the competition, I'll be breaking down the first of these major sporting events starting on the 30th of May.
The Cricket World Cup!
So let's get started.
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Early in February this year, I sent out a prediction on the Brent crude oil price and why I expected it to hit $76.60.
Right now, the oil price is on par with the prediction as, last week, it rose above the $70 mark.
But something has changed…
In fact, I expect the Brent Crude price to rise even higher than I ever imagined. This is all thanks to Opec, five countries and a promising c... ››› more
I doubt you've ever considered whether you're more of a Lion or a Rhino.
However, these two animals are not only part of our beautiful big five, but illustrate important traits about the way we think and impact our ability to make successful betting predictions. “Lions know many things, while Rhino’s know one big thing!”
Find out which one you are below?
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With the Rugby World Cup happening later this year, the Super Rugby tournament is a gold mine of information.
Not only will we be able to profit each week from the games but it will also give us key insight into which teams from which countries have the strongest players.
But first, we need to analyse the game format and the 1st round of fixtures.
Let's get started…
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Q. “I've recently bought Advanced Health shares. On Friday, the share price suddenly moved from around 90 cents down to 85 cents. Was there a news event announced or what happened? Where do you think the share price will move to next?”
A. Unfortunately, there has not been one SENS news announcement since December 2018. The news announcement only mentioned about the upcoming AGMs an... ››› more
So far we've already made two big predictions on Gold and the South African rand and where your money should be.
Today I'm going to let you in on my 3rd prediction for the year – The Euro (EUR/USD).
It seems like Europe is out of the limelight when it comes to the debt crisis with the PIGS (Portugal, Italy, Greece an... ››› more
Last week I made my first prediction on gold.
Click here to catch up if you missed it. Today I'm going to let you in on my 2nd prediction for the year – The South African rand.
In the last three months we’ve seen the rand strengthen from R15.40 down to R13,70.
We’ve seen the petrol price drop from over R16 down to R13,70 as well.
Whil... ››› more
The aim of any sports bettor is to make accurate predictions of what is likely to happen during an event.
A common mistake most sports bettors make when trying to predict a game of soccer, is trying to predict everything. From the result of the match, number of corners, will both teams score, under/over; the list just goes on and on…
Instead of trying to predict everything, focusing on o... ››› more
Happy New Year! I trust you had a fantastic festive time with your loved ones.
I'm looking forward to helping you make 2019 your most successful trading year yet! I've spent the last two weeks, doing intensive technical analysis on all my charts on the watch list.
Over the next five weeks I'll be sending you my top five predictions on gold, the JSE, the rand, the euro and oil.
Here'... ››› more
Can you believe it?
Two years ago, the rand would have cost you R20 for one pound.
Due to local reasons, at the time, we saw the unsettling cabinet reshuffles, nepotism and corruption on our former president.
And early this month, we saw the rand hit R20 to the pound yet again.
Only this time we are seeing local and international factors for the rand's slump and worse - future weak... ››› more
I've been quiet about gold for a long time now.
In fact, for the last six years watching gold has been almost as fun as watching paint dry.
It's been moving in a sideways range between $1,050 and $1,400.
And it's taken this long to form a pattern, one that it's finally ready to break out of.
In fact, once it breaks out, I expect it to rise by at least 16%.
Doesn't sound like mu... ››› more
If you ask any trader how trading is going on the JSE, you'll hear the same thing.
“It's damn difficult.”
“The JSE can't decide on direction”
So whether you buy or sell, chances are you've got it wrong!
But if you know how to read a ‘Blue Diamond', you would know how to profit in this environment.
Let me show you what I mean…
I’m pr... ››› more
Happy new year everyone, I hope you all had a good break and did tons of holiday shopping for your friends and family!
Why? Because yesterday marked the beginning of the retail reporting season. And, in the next couple of weeks we're going to see just how much South African's spent at the shops in December.
There is no doubt the market is expecting a super tough Xmas period for the beleag... ››› more
Gold is a funny creature.
When the stock markets perform well, you'll see gold sleeping.
When the economy is stable, the world at peace and there is nothing troubling in the media - it's like gold doesn't exist.
And what I mean by this is that, gold goes sideways.
But right now, as global turmoil rises, North Korea threatens a nuclear war, economies crumble as global debt accelerates a... ››› more
If you haven't noticed by now, I don't get influenced by what's HOT in the media.
Last week I spoke about my prediction, where I believe the rand will weaken to R16.80. If you missed it, you can look for the article "I was wrong".
If you search MoneyWeb.co.za, the Star and Business Day live ,you'll see the media is bombarding readers on why the rand is expected to weaken.
I like to write ... ››› more
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