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Wrapping up the iTrade Fantasy League for 2015

Were you following the iTrade Fantasy League this year? This time around, the JSE kept us on our toes. The volatility of the 2015 market had us dancing around, investing in shares and selling when stop-losses triggered. That worked well for us, especially in Resource shares where we avoided big losses by getting out early.

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The Morning Digest – so much info every day.

The Sanlam Private Wealth Morning Digest is filled with data, information and commentaries, available every day from Sanlam iTrade Online. You can have the Morning Digest emailed to you every morning. Just register as a trading client or an iView client and select the option in “User Settings” under “Trading & Portfolio”. iView access is

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New to trading? Take our #iTradeR1m educational journey with us.

  When Sanlam iTrade started in 2007 the online trading market was very small. To increase awareness and interest among savvy South Africans, we knew we needed to focus on education around the online trading environment. And to guarantee a competitive edge, we knew we needed to offer a personalised service – and that is exactly what we

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Dear iTrader…

Dear iTrader, During this week while working on the Leaderboard for the #iTradeR1m challenge, we became aware that there is something wrong with the matching of the virtual trades. Buy and sell transactions were matched at prices that never traded in the real JSE. We discovered, thanks to a honest iTrader, that buy and sell

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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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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