Everyone has favourites. A favourite food. A favourite colour. A favourite vacation spot. And, even though you'll never admit it, some people even have a favourite child.
For me, this pertains to the world of stocks too.
So, what is that one stock? The one I just have to hold no matter what anyone says?
Well, it's a company that, for the longest time, operated in the shadows of its mai... ››› more
This weekend, Samsung booked out a large chunk of Sandton Square to put on a very innovative promotion based around their new Oculus VR gear. As you walked in, your eye was immediately drawn to a series of rollercoaster seats where people were screaming, throwing their hands in the air or ducking away from non-existent obstacles. Well, non-existent in our reality, of course.
Welcome to the wor... ››› more
Technology stocks have come a long way since the dotcom bust of 2000. Technology is such an integral part of daily life.
Just think how you rely on technology for so many aspect of your day to day tasks: Online banking, social media, email, etc. The list is long.
And it's not just individuals that need technology. Companies across the globe depend on it for their businesses.
So what sort ... ››› more
Think back 20 years. If you wanted to check your bank statement, you waited for your bank to post it out to you. If you wanted to buy clothes or a book, you had to go shopping.
Thanks to the Internet, you can now do so many things online. But with this growing reliance on the Internet comes a growing problem: Cybercrime.
Thanks to this, cybersecurity is a growing industry. And it presents yo... ››› more
South African stocks ended the week lower, mirroring the trend across the world's major markets. Concerns about the value of technology stocks is causing some market jitters. The JSE was under pressure as Naspers resumed its slide lower due to its large stake in Tencent. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the JSE on Friday…
A pr... ››› more
I was in a state of total panic on Monday! My client had just called me and bumped up my Friday deadline to that very same day. Within the space of an hour, I had to email 84 high-resolution photographs to Nairobi. Those files are BIG.
And the internet connection is shoddy!
So uploading one image can take up to 10 minutes...
There was no way I was going to meet my deadline. I was in a ma... ››› more
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