Market News Update: 01 Nov 2016

Notification email template . VIEW AS A WEB PAGE         Hi Everyone, October has come and gone, with all the warning signs about Seasonality I guess I would’ve expected more than a 3% down move. #boring stories on the market After the Gordhan/Zuma uproar it seems the Rand is continuing its trend with strengthening. Or was it always going that direction? (Trade Alert : Short USDZAR) Something…

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iShares – October 2016

Hi Everyone The latest market overview for October 2016. From a quick glance it seems very much that the US Tech market is the hot sector at the moment, with companies like Microsoft making new all time highs (its finally made it above the Dotcom crash prices). https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/msft?ltr=1 Other than that South Africa and Europe still struggling in dollar terms, however Asia seems to be holding up well. (Click on…

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Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere…

Bubbles, Bubbles everywhere This month as the FTSE saw new all-time highs, we read that despite economic concern just keep buying the markets. Stocks keep going up. It could be interesting to note that the media has barely noted some serious moves happening in international waters. Here are 2 examples of bubbles popping you may not have even known happened over the past 2 years. Nigeria Nigeria hits its peak…

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Market News Update: 06 Oct 2016

Notification email template . VIEW AS A WEB PAGE         Hi Everyone, It’s really been an interesting 2 weeks with so many interesting stories and presentations going on. It seems SAB is also coming to its finality as the deals have been approved and SAB is delisted from the JSE. A bit of the chatter caught my eye last week as I see more presentations speaking about…

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MyShares – iShares Update Sep2016

Hi Everyone I’ve attached the latest iShares Market Overview. Going through the charts its easy to say that despite all the stimulus measures in USD terms Europe still seems to be struggling (maybe they just arent pressing the button fast enough?). In contrast, since the start of the year US and Asia have been picking up a bit (despite China’s bubble pop that saw the market go from 5166 to…

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What is a realistic return?

What is a realistic return? Recently there have been several presentations on how to invest in the stock market. What piqued my interest is the number people use to display the returns that “could be made”. It seems there’s a trick that brokerage firms (or spokesman) love to use when trying to get you to invest with them. They love to take some exceptionally high annual returns to display great…

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How to be a Market Guru

How to become a Market Guru It seems people want to know how to become a market guru, so I thought I would help them speed up the learning curve with this post. It turns out its really easy and anyone can do it. Follow these simple steps and you to could become one soon 1. Take an example of a weird trade that worked 2. Be extremely vague if…

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Market News Update: 15 Sep 2016

Notification email template . VIEW AS A WEB PAGE         Hi Everyone, Hi Everyone With some volatility back in the market it seems emotions are all over the place again, from investor panic to complete greed and everything in between. It seems even an utterance of the words “interest rates” in the USA causes whiplash worldwide. Here are some recent posts, articles and tweets you may have…

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