Over 90 days has passed for 2019, and the JSE is already up over 8% for the year.
This was mainly due to the ever-rising resource stocks, which make up a big percentage and weight of the JSE Top 40.
In fact, my Red Hot Storm Traders have managed to bank over 200% gains on six winning resource stocks this year alone.
If you missed this first quarter of profits, you have nothing to wo... ››› more
In 2013, Francois Joubert closed 18 share tips in the Red Hot Penny Shares portfolio, 12 of which were winners. Better yet, they had an average gain of 30.11%! Let's take a look at how he did it, even though the economy was looking grim… And how he can help you make gains like these in 2014, too.
2013 was a year of economic woes
The year definitely started off with a bang. Resources had a... ››› more
The South African resource sector took a hard hit from the actions of government and labour unions over the past year or so.
With the endless stream of strikes, rising costs and threats of nationalisation…
The government and the unions are making it harder and harder to make money from the resources sector.
But that doesn't mean you should give up all hope of making a proﬁt…
The exper... ››› more
Investing in oil drillers or gold miners is a risky business.
I mean, whether it's mining for gold thousands of feet underground here in the Wits basin or drilling for oil in the North Sea, it's not always easy to make profits in the mining business.
And picking the right investments in the mining sector is just as tricky.
But there is a safer approach to resource investing.
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Last week the JSE hit new all-time highs as fears of a severe Chinese slowdown diminished. This cause a rebound in all sectors but resources in particular benefitted. Let's look at why it happened and what we can expect from the market next week…
The JSE resource sector has been trending lower for some time, but it’s exhibited rather extreme levels of volatility. As a whole, this sector has... ››› more
“Investors should stay away from the South Africa ETF,” warns ETFDailyNews. That's because of the protracted strikes in our mining sector have affected not just local investors but also the confidence of foreign investors. But Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu spoke up on the topic yesterday, saying there are contingency plans in place to get our mining sector back on its feet…
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If you've panicked and left the resource sector entirely, it's time to give your investment strategy a rethink. While many local miners are struggling - especially in light of Eskom's electricity price increase - there are other options. Take BHP Billiton, for example. This international resource player is paying Eskom lower prices. And that means you'll see better returns on your investment…
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This week, Zimbabwe and South Africa both announced they're looking at measures to increase profits from mining resources. Resources tend to dominate market news. A huge change in the price of a resource per barrel or a sudden drop in share price will affect your investment, so you need to know what's happening the second it happens if you're investing for the short-term. Luckily, there's a less r... ››› more
The resource sector was 2012's worst performing sector, driven by unrest in the industry and fear of an economic slowdown. Labour unrest and threats of job cuts sending mining stocks across the JSE lower. But the picture is starting to change. Here's why mining stock, Anglo American might not be such a bad investment choice as the media makes it out to be… Certain stocks in the resource sector a... ››› more
If you want to invest sustainably and reap the long-term investment benefits, you need to invest in ‘mega trends'. And right now, there are two mega trends emerging in the resource sector you need to be aware of, says resource expert Francois Joubert… “Too often in investing we concentrate on the little decisions – the “trees” –that may impact the portfolio for the next quarter, year... ››› more
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