When is bad news good news? Bad news is good news when the news is not as bad as you were expecting, and this is often true when investing in the stock market. Over the longer-term the stock market is
Don’t congratulate yourself or berate yourself too much your choices are half chance. This is one of those great wisdoms of life, which can be applied to every aspect of your daily living including your investment successes and failures.
As investors we are taught not to let macro factors overly influence our investment decisions. There is empirical evidence suggesting that even if you can correctly call a macro event like Brexit it is still impossible to know how the
The million-dollar question for South African investors is the exchange rate. The reason for this is that 50% of the JSE’s overall earnings is now generated from overseas. A weaker rand translates into higher earnings and thus higher share valuations.
Money Matters is a bi-weekly financial advice column that Mark has been writing for the District Mail, the local newspaper in the Helderberg, since 2001. We see this column as part of our corporate responsibility work as most of the