Ramblings of a fool

Ramblings of a fool

Well, alright. Attempt number four thousand over the last few weeks to write about what has been happing in markets.

Clover Update - Patience is probably one of the most important things an investor can have!

Clover Update - Patience is probably one of the most important things an investor can have!

In February Clover Industries announced that Milco SA, a consortium led by Tel Aviv-bases Central Bottling Company, has expressed a firm intention to acquire all of...

Rand strengthens on rate cut

Rand strengthens on rate cut

The reaction from the rand was a little opposite to what would normally happen, probably because the market was largely expecting the outcome.

It sometimes feels like I am a one trick pony

It sometimes feels like I am a one trick pony

It sometimes feels like I am a one trick pony… all I ever do when I write these is moan about how difficult conditions in South...

It’s been a wild ride, but the historic bull market is still intact

It’s been a wild ride, but the historic bull market is still intact

Wow, the market has been wild over the last two months! A few months ago, I wrote about the changing of the trend on the S&P500...

Something has to give

Something has to give

It is amazing how quickly good news can turn to bad news in markets. Just a few weeks ago we had a set of events unfold...

Dead quiet markets

Dead quiet markets

Dead quiet markets. I’ve been trying to pin down the reason why the last few weeks have seen such low volume. Part of it surely is...

What are Investors starting to think or believe?

What are Investors starting to think or believe?

It’s been a while since I have had the time to sit down and collect my thoughts. Much has happened over the last two weeks and...

Let's take a look at what happened on the markets yesterday

Let's take a look at what happened on the markets yesterday

"The JSE trading volumes, which indicate activity levels, were down 39% compared to 2017”. This is really concerning and I suppose a sign of the times....

Tencent results and impact on Naspers

Tencent results and impact on Naspers