Werner Fourie, Rand Swiss, Wealth Manager
- Energy prices in Europe are going berserk - What now?
- The price of energy in Europe is soaring.
Everything from futures contracts on natural gas to carbon permits have jumped in price. And it's believed that this crisis is only going to get worse as Europe enters winter!
It doesn't matter if you look at coal, natural gas or even water stored to produce electricity from hydropower stations, the supply is out!
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- [04 October 2021]
- Can you double your money on the world's 5th largest company?
- It's a good question.
Global investors are currently flocking to the large developed market technology companies.
Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix, Microsoft and Nvidia have all shown incredible year-to-date returns.
The low interest rate environment post-Covid has once again sparked a global hunt for yield. And, since fixed-income returns are in the toilet, conservative invest... ››› more
- [23 October 2020]
- Level 1 lockdown is here, and the rand is on fire!
- The local currency is on FIRE.
At 19:00 on Wednesday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced South Africa would be moving to level 1 lockdown. One hour later, US Federal Reserve policy makers indicated they are expecting US interest rates to remain at almost ZERO until the end of 2023.
Wowza that is dovish!
We have economies opening up and we have central bankers bunkering down.
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- [22 October 2020]
- Will fast-food deliver fast growth in the next year?
- This week, sit-down restaurants once again opened their doors to the public.
They opened under a cloud of restrictions. But they're open!
This must be a welcome relief to so many private restauranteurs and small business investors. Because, while they can't serve alcohol, offer a buffet and or hand you a menu (menus will have to be replaced by “no-touch” options), they can at least sta... ››› more
- [02 July 2020]
- Is the international market undervaluing this share by 90%?
- The rise of the World Wide Web turned the world of shopping on its head.
One company that cashed in massively was the USA's Amazon.com.
This company is now the biggest eCommerce retailer in the world. And, in spite of Covid-19, lockdowns and (in case you've forgotten) a simmering trade war between the US and China, Amazon's share price has just reached all-time highs.
When looking eas... ››› more
- [26 June 2020]
- Are you naked and afraid…
- The world is in turmoil!
Although looking at global stock prices you might not believe it.
But let me tell you, despite the insane market recovery, economic chaos and uncertainty are still the order of the day.
And, when you're reviewing your potential investment options, it's not surprising if you feel like you've been dropped in the middle of the jungle with nothing but a survival kn... ››› more
- [21 May 2020]