If you're considering dipping your toe into spread trading, here's why you should. Not only does spread trading allow you to short the market, it can also protect your existing investment portfolio from market hiccups…
Before we go any further, let’s have a quick look at what spread trading is…
Spread trading is a trading instrument that allows you to profit from the movement of the und... ››› more
This past weekend I travelled through the Karoo, a dry and dusty region of our country.
For as far as the eye can see, there's nothing but rocks and the odd 'Karoo Bossie'. And then, your eye catches lush green crops. Maize, grain, alfalfa - all growing in the middle of a desert.
All made possible because of water from the Orange River irrigation schemes.
Water is a resource we see and us... ››› more
If you're sick of investing in shares and spending sleepless nights worrying every time the share price dips, listen up: By trading CFDs, you can profit if the market goes up or down. Read on to discover exactly what CFDs are and they can improve your portfolio's success…
Before unravelling what a CFD is, you need to know what a derivative is, explains FSP Invest’s Ultimate Contracts for Dif... ››› more
At the budget vote during a national assembly earlier this week, South African Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says we shouldn't listen to the naysayers; citing many reasons why investors should be optimistic about the local mining sector. While admitting to the impact of the violent strikes, Shabangu spoke of various positives for investors to keep in mind. But investors are running sca... ››› more
Palladium is the Cinderella in the precious metals sector.
It's the 'sister' of platinum that no-one talks about.
And its supply and demand situation makes it a lot more attractive than its sister metal, platinum…
You see, Palladium is widely used as a catalyst in petrol cars. While Platinum is used as a catalyst in diesel cars.
Now why does this matter at all? Well it comes down to ... ››› more
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