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
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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