Thursday, 17th April 2014
Webinar - Making better investment decisions 23rd April 2014
Traders Forum - George 29th April 2014
Traders Forum - Centurion 6th May 2014
Webinar - Fundamental Analysis: The Cash Flow Statement 14th May 2014
JSE Seminar - Introduction to Trading Currency Futures 26th May 2014
Webinar - Technical Analysis: Continuation Read more [...]
We have written on numerous occasions in this column that the JSE Overall index is trading close to record highs and that most of the shares on the market are fairly valued, with not much available for the value investor. The focus of the market over the past few months have been on momentum high flyers that grab the headlines all the time, which include the industrial Rand hedge shares. But there are also smaller market capitalisation shares that have had stellar performances. A high flyer, according to the Investopedia website, is a share whose share price, as well as its valuation surges to high price-to-earnings multiples. This price increase usually happens quickly, with the share price typically outperforming the overall market during the same time period. Many high-flying shares tumble quickly as investor estimates are way ahead of actual revenues and earnings. When cracks start appearing, short-term traders dump the share in droves, sending the share price plummeting. Read more [...]
Albert Einstein is quoted as saying, “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world.” Only a few people really understand the magic of compounding. This is best illustrated with the following trick question:
Would you prefer to have R10 000 per day for the next 30-days
One Rand doubled in value every day for 30-days?
Most people would choose the R10 000 option but it is far better to choose the doubling of the Rand because after 30-days, you would have more than Read more [...]
It's time for a rethink by investors who, at the end of 2013, were holding about R257billion in Money Market Unit Trust Funds.
Understandably, there are valid reasons why investors would want to make use of this investment option, but for investors who have a time horizon in respect of all or part of these monies (in excess of 12 months) the benefits are few right now.
Consider moving up the yield curve a bit
Investors currently have the option to move from cash, slightly higher up the yield Read more [...]
The PSG Equity Fund is the top general equity fund over one and five years
The PSG Equity Fund has delivered the best performance in its peer group of general equity funds over the past one- (it delivered 33.49%) and five-year periods (it delivered 202.43%) after fees. The PSG Equity Fund has also outperformed its benchmark, the FSTE/JSE All Share Index, over 1, 3, 5 and 10 years. What is impressive is that it remained in the top quartile of funds in the General Equity Sector over each of these Read more [...]