This is a real example of the value of stop-loss orders. When we bought Amgen for a family member at $150 we placed a 10% trailing stop-loss order. The share price moved up nicely to $175, causing the sop-loss level to move up to $157.50. Last Friday the 28th of October, Amgen reported decent results
Investing or trading without help can seem daunting to most people. Before the internet, there was very little information available to assist when investing online. The wealth of information and tools now available have placed online trading and investment within the reach of many individuals. Here are some highlights of what is available. Where can
The sacking of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene for no other reason than to get Treasury’s approval for a disastrous deal by SAA on 9/12 became our own 9/11 disaster. In the aftermath of the sacking, the Rand weakened to R16.85 and government bond yields shot up to 10.5% as mostly foreigners sold South African assets.
Sanlam iTrade Online offers Technical Analysis ideas from award winning Trading Central to our clients at no extra cost. (To see how to use the program, click on the “Exclusive Seminar” image for a video tutorial, once logged in.) This week we look at a sell signal on Gold Fields. The RSI is falling and
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Sanlam iTrade Online provides a wealth of information and data on every listed JSE share. Every week we will highlight another section of the Share Data pages. Accessing Share Information After logging in on www.SanlamiTrade.co.za click on Markets/Data/Research in the top menu. Then click on Share Data. Click on Shares in the top menu of
Using the Trading Central research available on the iTrade website we look at Truworths. The short term trend is up and as explained in the comment MACD is positive and it is trading above its 20 and 50 day moving averages. The first take profit level is R102.85 and the stop-loss level is R90.26. The
Sanlam iTrade Online provides a wealth of information and data on every listed JSE share. Every week we will highlight another section of the Share Data pages. After logging in on www.SanlamiTrade.co.za click on Markets/Data/Research in the top menu. Then click on Share Data. The Markets page gives a great overview of the movements of
Technical analysis research from award winning international company, Trading Central, is available to Sanlam iTrade clients at no extra cost. This week we highlight Anglo American Plc, code AGL on the JSE or AAL:xlon for the London Stock Exchange listed version on our iTradeGlobal platform. When you click on Trading Central Research under Markets/Data/Research you
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The World Gold Council released their Gold Supply and Demand report today. We already know the US$ gold price appreciated by 17% in the first quarter of 2016. Now we know that this drive was almost entirely caused by a massive demand for Gold ETFs. Inflows into ETFs of 360 tonnes were the highest since
Every South African knows by now how volatile and vulnerable the Rand is. Many investors have all their assets invested in their home country, but it is just good sense to diversify and invest a portion in overseas markets, particularly the US and UK economies which are growing at faster rates than here in SA.
Did you wish you were able to trade or invest in offshore markets when Finance Minister Nene was unceremoniously fired on 9 December (9/12 is rated as South Africa’s 9/11)? The Rand has since strengthened, but our currency is still very volatile and we are still waiting for the Ratings Agencies to confirm if we
How can Minister Gordhan get a B and still fail? Because the pass rate this time for the Budget 2016 was an A. As a result of many years of failure, peaking on 9/12 with the sacking of Finance Minister Nene (our own 9/11 disaster), we stand at the brink of a ratings downgrade to