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  • Rights Issue on the Horizon? It's time to Short TFG!
  • If you have ventured to your local shopping mall you will see one of the most important elements missing… Shoppers. Shopping malls resemble ghost towns more than anything else. And that isn't going to change anytime soon as consumers are still under financial pressure, don't want to be in busy places and are trying to move to more online shopping. The shift to online shopping is something mo... ››› more
  • [26 June 2020]
  • If you hold property or retail shares you need to read this
  • If you hold property stocks, or one of the big four supermarket chains you need to listen up… A major new finding by the Competition Commission is coming into effect, and it could have far reaching implications for these companies. Let me show you in more detail. ________________________________________   Is this the secret to becoming a stock market millionaire?    ... ››› more
  • [04 December 2019]
  • Why is this market darling down 32.65% in the past year?
  • Between March 2009 and March 2018 investors in Shoprite made a 524.75% total return on their shares in the company - that's roughly double the 260% the JSE Top 40 index produced in the same time. But in the past twelve months Shoprite lost 32.65% of its market value. And from its March 2018 high it is down 41.21%.      Shoprite’s meteoric rise and fall       ... ››› more
  • [13 February 2019]
  • Which will be the top retail pick in 2017?
  • 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
  • [22 September 2017]
  • Why I'm not hot on the South African retail sector
  • The Foschini Group is down 10.54% in the last month, Mr Price 10.40%, Truworths 6.33%. And Lewis crashed a whopping 16.70%. If you're invested in retail, it's been a bad month for you. But before you start buying into the sector because it ‘shows value' I want to warn you…   South African retail sales are dropping and you need to watch out for the fallout   In its m... ››› more
  • [22 September 2017]
  • You were warned about this before…
  • At the beginning of every year, the South African Investor Board of Governors sit around a table to discuss what we think will happen in the markets. It's no ordinary get together. It's where a group of professional investors, portfolio managers, economic and political commentators combine their research and expertise to uncover the best way to profit and protect your portfolio. This ... ››› more
  • [21 September 2017]
  • Budgets, Two to buy and two to sell this week
  • 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
  • [28 February 2017]
  • The switch you've all been waiting for…
  • Last week, we discussed how through one simple switch we managed to save our clients a cumulative 71% in 2016. But this year we're going to try and do it again. So let's compare the investment cases of The Foschini Group (TFG) and Woolworths (WHL). These companies share similarities in that they're both involved in apparel retailing in South Africa but have very different strategies when i... ››› more
  • [19 January 2017]
  • Good news…All main exchanges are on the up!
  • JSE up 3,3% Last week the JSE recovered from an oversold position to close the week with a gain of 3,3%. Financials gained 4,8% and Industrials were up 3,7%. Resources managed a gain of 1,5%. DAX up 6,6%, CAC up 5.2%. European markets breathed a sigh of relief as the Italian referendum failed, the Dax gained 6,6% and the CAC 5,2%. Italy was up 7,3% and Spain put in 6,5% US Markets... ››› more
  • [13 December 2016]
  • For the first time in five years, I've added a new stock to my watch list!
  • If you've been reading some of my articles in Trading Tips and MoneyMorning, you'll probably know I'm quite a stubborn trader. Stubborn with the proven strategy and money management rules I've followed for the last 12 years. Stubborn with listening to the media and opinions of others. And stubborn with the number of shares I watch on a daily basis. In fact, I only look at 23 shares to tra... ››› more
  • [28 July 2016]
  • One of the most attractive investment options for low-risk investors right now
  • The other day, while making my morning coffee, a work colleague asked me about an opportunity to earn an 11.5% return on a fixed-term bond investment. And she wasn't talking about RSA Government Retail Bonds. She was talking about investing in a Participation Bond Fund, specifically the FedGroup Participation Bond Fund. When you invest in a Participation Bond Fund, money is pooled with oth... ››› more
  • [21 July 2016]
  • Why you should lend the government money
  • It's simple, lending money to government is a guaranteed income bearing investment. Most investors fail to recognise the value in this form of investing. Yet, it's hugely important if you want to bank more than just capital profits on your investments. If you lend money to someone, you want to know that you're lending it to a person who can pay it back, along with the interest you charge. ... ››› more
  • [15 June 2016]
  • Two easy ways to start investing with only R500 a month
  • If you think that you're too broke to start investing your money, then you've been misinformed. It is possible to start growing your wealth with as little as R500 ever single month. Despite what most people think, you don't have to have millions in the bank to invest your money. There are exciting new platforms that you can use to invest with as little as R100. Of course, R100 gives you ve... ››› more
  • [02 June 2016]
  • Retail sales remain subdued as consumers continue to struggle
  • Today, Stats SA released its retail sales data for September. Growth in sales fell. With consumers feeling the strain, this data may provide further reason for the Reserve Bank to keep interest rates unchanged tomorrow. Let's take a closer look at what the data revealed… Retail sales dipped in September   Stats SA reported that retail sales growth fell to 2.7% in September, ... ››› more
  • [18 November 2015]
  • Why the growth of online retailers presents a great investment opportunity
  • Over the past decade, there has been a revolution in the way people shop. Standing in long lines at the checkout is a thing of the past for many consumers who now shop from the comfort of their own home. And with superb growth in the sector, there's opportunities to profit from the increasing popularity of online shopping. Let's take a closer look… The impact of the internet and ... ››› more
  • [30 October 2015]
  • Should you include government retail bonds in your financial planning strategy?
  • Financial planning involves all aspects of dealing with your money now and into the future. It's vital to have short-term, medium-term and long-term goals as part of your financial planning strategy. To meet some of these goals, you may need to look at savings vehicles to help you get there. So are government retail bonds worth considering? Let's take a closer look… What are gover... ››› more
  • [20 October 2015]
  • Retail sales come in higher than expected, but the data still isn't great
  • Yesterday, Stats SA released its retail sales data covering July. On an annual basis the key economic figure showed growth was higher than economists expected. But it was less than the growth seen during June. Let's take a closer look at what the data showed… Retail sales grew 3.3% in July Retail sales came in at 3.3% on an annual basis in July, says BDLive. This is down from the... ››› more
  • [17 September 2015]
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