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The worst investment advice I have ever heard: “Always buy dips…”

Investment advice is easy to come by but keep in mind that it’s not all good. When looking at a share price chart and the line is moving up and down – this is very similar to the heart beat we see in hospitals and the funny thing is they kind of work the same way too.

07/01/2015 / Dane Overmeyer /
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Weekly Market Update: 22 December 2014

The JSE rallied strongly on Thursday after news was released that the US Federal Reserve will keep the interest rate at near zero percent levels indefinitely. 

22/12/2014 / TC van der Walt /
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Why some investment solutions do more harm than good

Remember that old fable about the hare and the tortoise? The arrogant hare challenged the tortoise to a race and just when you thought it was as predictable an outcome as a Volksie and Porsche race, the tortoise triumphed victoriously, mocking the hare who was having a snooze, chatting to passersby and shopping for carrots. Silly hare, we all thought. Well done, underdog tortoise.

05/11/2014 / Lungile Msibi /
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