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ANG, AMS, MDC, RDF, BVT still firmly entrenched in their downward trends – iTrade Fantasy League Update

You might wonder why we are not fully invested in the top four shares in every sector according to the Facebook voting lists in our iTrade Fantasy League. You select the shares, but we select the timing and stop-loss levels to limit losses and thereby enhance the profits of the portfolio. Here is a wrap-up

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Stoploss triggered on Aspen

Today the stoploss on Aspen triggered on our iTrade Fantasy League when it declined to R370. That was 8% below the high reached only two weeks ago. Our portfolio only made a loss of only 3% because we adjusted our stoploss to 8% below the high. The MACD indicator is also giving a sell signal.

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We are growing, higher and higher! iTrade Fantasy League portfolio profits

Yes the iTrade Fantasy League portfolio is growing and we feel like singing the famous theme song from Shaka Zulu “We are growing”. Yesterday the profit grew by R5,000 to R35,000. There is still a lot of time before November when we will liquidate the portfolio and pay 60% of the profits to the winner

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Explaining stop-loss orders (and how we’ve used them in the iTrade Fantasy League Portfolio)

As we explained on Friday we placed stop-loss orders on all the shares in our iTrade Fantasy League portfolio on Facebook to limit our losses. Billiton triggered on Friday and we sold all 180 shares at R255 per share. On Monday the price is down another 1% or R2.50, but we are not participating in

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Focus on ETFs – here are the basics

What is an ETF? An ETF is a type of fund which owns the underlying assets (shares or equities, bonds, oil futures, gold bars, foreign currency, etc.) and divides ownership of those assets into shares. Shareholders do not directly own or have any direct claim to the underlying investments in the fund; rather they indirectly

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Technical Analysis made easy with our new investment research platform – Trading Central!

Technical Analysis Research by Trading Central with over fifteen years of Track Record. Trading Central is a leading investment research provider to financial market professionals. The market depth and knowledge that this provider has achieved, is the result of lengthy experience on the trading floors of many banking institutions. Trading Central is considered a global benchmark

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If you had invested in our iTrade Fantasy League Portfolio of 2013…

We started the iTrade Fantasy League portfolio on 1 March in 2013. This throwback looks at what would have happened if an investor followed our trades with his or her own R1m and kept the shares. You might remember that the portfolio, chosen and managed by our Facebook fans, did very well in the 9