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Equities outperform other asset classes by far!

The following graphs, compiled by Olof Bergh of Sanlam Private Investments, show how Equities outperformed other asset classes like Bonds, Cash and Residential Property as well as Inflation over a long term. We look at the performance in nominal and real terms as well as without Tax and after Tax. It is assumed that residential

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Investing in Gold – THE RIGHT WAY!

When the financial crisis really hit the markets in August 2008 I advised investors to strongly consider investing 10% or more of their portfolios in Gold. It was my opinion that even if the Paulson $750bn plan worked to stabilize the money markets, the consequences will be dramatic and lead to a global recession. I

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Research shows growth potential for Online Share Trading

Respected global information and measurement company, Nielsen, recently conducted a survey of investment attitudes. More than 28,000 consumers with online access in 56 countries were polled. Some of the results are discussed here. Stocks are the most favoured investment instrument: When it comes to investing, stocks (or equities) are tops for investment portfolios. Even in