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  • Buy the USD/ZAR before 11h30 today for a quick profit
  • The Rand has strengthened against the majors over the past few weeks, but it has lost momentum and can't break below a key support level. We have our third quarter GDP numbers out at 11h30. With trade war uncertainty that hasn't abated and the VIX (aka the fear gauge) climbing from below 12 to above 14, we should see the Rand weaken against the majors over the next week or two. When the ... ››› more
  • [03 December 2019]
  • Is it now time to bail on JSE listed stocks for good?
  • The JSE is down 3.95% for the past three months, 5.13% in the past six and we're only up 8% over the past three years. With politics the way they are and the performance of the South African economy many investors are asking whether they should bail on SA listed stocks for good. I'll give you my take on the situation now, let's first have a look at the facts: SA’s economy is already... ››› more
  • [16 October 2019]
  • Momentum in the markets - 3 to buy and 2 to sell
  • Dear MoneyMorning reader, US Stock up 3%, Emerging Markets down 4,5% US Stocks recovered from sharply lower levels after a reconciliatory speech from President elect Donald Trump which eased market fears; Energy and Industrials were the leaders based on his plans for infrastructural development. Emerging Markets have been left out in the cold as investors evaluate the impact of a Trump p... ››› more
  • [17 November 2016]
  • Why it could be the perfect time to buy the Australian dollar
  • Over the past year, the Australian dollar shed 25% against the US dollar. But just lately, the Australian dollar has started to recover some of those losses. It's started an uptrend against the greenback. So if it worth buying? Let's take a closer look… The case for buying the Australian dollar The ideal set up for a long trading opportunity is: The asset it cheap; ... ››› more
  • [22 September 2015]
  • Forget the plummeting rand hurting your investments! Here's how to profit it…
  • Last week, as investors continue to dump emerging market assets in anticipation of US interest rate hikes, the rand hit a 14 year low of R12.77 to the dollar. The rand hasn't been this low since December 2001. Since the beginning of 2015 alone, the rand fell almost 10% against the dollar. My point is, our local currency is under pressure and this has a major impact on you. You see, e... ››› more
  • [03 August 2015]
  • How gold helped fund Marko's European holiday - even as the gold price dipped 8%
  • If you've been reading the news for the past month or so, you'd have seen the significant drop in the gold price. If you'd invested in gold at the beginning of 2015, you'd be 8% down now. In fact, gold has dropped almost 10% is the past month alone. Not to mention, the gold companies on the JSE have taken a huge knock due to the decreased gold prices. So, many gold-loving investors are curr... ››› more
  • [28 July 2015]
  • Why you should add the Canadian dollar to your watch list
  • When it comes to strong currencies, the US dollar is certainly leader of the pack at the moment. Recently the US dollar's strengthened against the pound, the yen, the Australian dollar, the euro, the New Zealand dollar and the Canadian dollar. And that doesn't include emerging market currencies, which the dollar has made even bigger gains against. So are there any currencies worth lookin... ››› more
  • [24 July 2015]
  • A strong rand will create the perfect opportunity for you to profit from resources
  • Last week Gill Marcus announced that the Reserve Bank will leave interest rates unchanged, but warned that further rate increases would follow soon. The expectation of increased rates has seen the rand strengthen to R10.60 against the US dollar. But this strength won't last. And that's why now is the perfect time for you to get into resource shares and profit. Let me explain…   ... ››› more
  • [31 March 2014]
  • When this lady signals it's time to buy… You buy!
  • Last week Janet Yellen, the US Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) Chairperson, announced that the US could stop its economic stimulus program as early as the end of this year. And interest rates could start rising in 2015. This move signaled the end of dollar weakness. And it could make you a lot of money as a trader if you know where to look. In fact, I've got two great ways you can profit from thi... ››› more
  • [24 March 2014]
  • Why China's trying to get you out of its currency…
  • Last week we saw an unusual development as the Chinese Renminbi recorded its biggest monthly drop since 2007. But when you take a closer look at the situation, the Chinese government doesn't seem concerned about its weakening currency. In fact, it looks like it's actually trying to weaken it. But why would China do this. And what does it mean for you as a Forex trader?   So what’s ... ››› more
  • [28 February 2014]
  • I wouldn't touch these currency pairs, even if you paid me!
  • With countless currency pairs available in the Forex market, only a handful of them that are suitable to day-trade with. The rest are what I call the "small-frys" of the Forex ocean. And if you don't know what you're dealing with, these little guys could cost you big time! So what are they? Ignore these minor currency pairs from your short-term trading Minor currency pairs are the smalle... ››› more
  • [18 February 2014]
  • The number one reason to choose Bitcoin over the US dollar
  • If you ever want to make a geek tear out their hair, tell them Bitcoin is a fiat currency. This is one of the biggest and most annoying misconceptions about Bitcoin. And it's not just lay people who are making this mistake. Everyone who likes to think they know a thing or two about Bitcoin seems to think Bitcoin is ‘not real money'. Which is not only WRONG, but is just plain bizarre. W... ››› more
  • [04 December 2013]
  • Why China won't dump US debt
  • Washington's debt-default crisis gave China the perfect opportunity to taunt the US government, and the Chinese took it. Could China bring the United States to its knees without ever setting foot there, just by virtue of its ownership of more than $1.27 trillion in its debt? No. It's all smoke. Read on to find out why China won't dump US debt... Economically, the Chinese are too far in bed with ... ››› more
  • [22 October 2013]
  • How to protect yourself against the demise of the dollar
  • The US dollar is the world's reserve currency. So the risk that the United States could default on its debt obligations alarmed the global financial system. And this could happen again at the turn of the year when the debt ceiling will be hit again. Let's take a closer look at how to protect yourself against the demise of the dollar... The partial shutdown of the US government will have made cou... ››› more
  • [21 October 2013]
  • Could gold become a currency again?
  • The US government continues to pump money into the economy at a rate of $85 billion a month. The fiat currency system is in a mess. Nobody knows what's going to happen. But people are realising that fiat money is under more pressure every month and that something's got to give. When will the change come? No one knows for sure. But gold is certainly a contender to be part of the solution when the e... ››› more
  • [02 October 2013]



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