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What's making ETH move?

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Ethereum is the second-largest crypto asset in the DCX10 index, making up just over 10%.
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New Stocks on the Block (NSOTB)

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New stock additions to the Easy platform “You got it, the right stuff!” is a combination of different factors which cater to various facets ...
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This is no “Micky Mouse” company (DIS)

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The Walt Disney Company (DIS) What can be said about the Walt Disney company that has not been said before? One thing for sure is that this ...
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Vaccine incoming! (JNJ)

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) I have been “stuck on Johnson & Johnson like Band-Aid’s stuck on me” after reports surfaced that the pharma giant ...
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Intellidex Reviews April 2020: ETF Picks

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Local equities were primarily driven by resources (+22.6%) plus decent gains from financials (+8.6%) and industrials (5.2%). Logically, ...
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Bitcoin halving: what it means

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One of the most exciting events in the crypto space is less than two weeks away. The event is at the very core of what makes Bitcoin ...
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Bargains in the Retail bin

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Retail sector The South African retail sector has been in the bargain bin for some time now and might offer a once in a lifetime investment ...
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Intellidex Reviews April 2020: in the news

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Equities globally, resurrected from the March abyss to rebound strongly in April, buoyed by unprecedented monetary and fiscal firepower ...
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Airlines might be a flight of fancy, for now!

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Airliners To say that Airliners have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic would be an understatement which spared no one locally or ...
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“The force is strong with this one”

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The Walt Disney Company (DIS) No need to “Use the force, Luke” or feel like you have been frozen in carbonite during lock down without a ...
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Moody about Banking

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South African Banking System No mood swings accepted here! But the Banking System might experience levels of discomfort last seen during ...
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Setting sail on a Royal Caribbean Cruise

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited (RCL) In scouring the vast ocean of stocks, searching for endless opportunities to capitalize on when the ...
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When opportunity knocks on oil

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The Oil Market and Sasol Limited (SOL) The Oil market has seen it’s fair share of ups and downs, but mostly downs the last couple of weeks ...
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The people’s bank 2.0 (CPI)

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Capitec Bank Holdings Limited (CPI) The “people’s bank” has come a long way in defying the odds by innovating and changing the way we look ...
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SASOiL

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The Oil Market and Sasol Limited (SOL) The world seems to be at a turning point with the effects of COVID-19 filtering through to the ...
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Crypto in the time of Corona

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The last few weeks have been a wild ride for investors to say the least. After months of traditional offshore markets hitting all-time ...
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When Goliaths meet

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Video Gaming Industry What’s your poison? Shooters or Strategy? Racing or Footy? When two of the biggest gaming brands go head to head, who ...
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Intellidex 2020 reviews: 1nvest Top 40 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the South African equity market. This note is on the 1nvest Top 40 ETF. There are a few ETFs covering ...
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MTCH made in heaven

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Match Group Inc (MTCH) Finding your MTCH on an exotic Royal Caribbean Cruises RCL destination sounds like every romantic's dream? Well, ...
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Cards for Africa (MA)

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Mastercard Inc. (MA)
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Moody's Blues

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“Junk Status” They say history repeats itself and patterns are fractal? Twenty-five years ago, South Africa received Moody’s Investment ...
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Intellidex 2020 reviews: Satrix Top 40 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the South African equity market. This note is on the Satrix Top 40 ETF, one of the oldest and most ...
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Flatten the curve

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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD) It’s off to the races as investors and investment managers alike try to find some protection against the ...
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A managed portfolio to outperform crisis

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We recently released a note outlining how the folks at Emperor think about investing for the long term, and that includes making investment ...
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Perspective is everything!

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Financial Market Cycles If I had a penny for every time, I heard the phrases "this is the end of the market", "a total collapse of the ...
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Investing in this time of Covid19

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We are all facing a truly unprecedented situation. The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all of our families, businesses and way of life. We ...
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(SOL) Waiting for a lifeline

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Sasol Limited (SOL) The opening line, “I believe in miracles” from Hot Chocolate’s 1975 hit “you sexy thing” might be more relevant to ...
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Social Dissonance 2.0 (WMT)

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) The people of Walmart come in all shapes and sizes, but nothing has delivered as much excitement as the recent ...
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Bundles of Joy

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Managed Bundles on the EasyEquities platform Bundles of joy come in all shapes and sizes, and the level of excitement around the ...
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Intellidex Reviews March 2020: ETF Picks

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Every month the investment gurus at Intellidex scan through the markets to deliver their selection of locally-listed Exchange Traded Funds. ...
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Open a can of “Happiness”

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The Coca-Cola Company (KO) "Open Happiness" the 2009 Coke slogan rings true with the confirmed cases in the coronavirus in excess of ...
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Intellidex Reviews March 2020: in the news

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Each month, the investment gurus at Intellidex give us insights on the markets as well as the Exchange Traded Funds they like in a bid to ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Cloud Atlas AMI Big50 ex-SA ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Cloud Atlas AMI Big50 ex-SA ETF. The AMI Big50 ex-SA ETF tracks the AMI Big50 ex-SA Index, which is ...
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Feels like the Daytona 500

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The local and international markets are moving faster than a stock car at the Indianapolis 500, and it looks like we are not making a pit ...
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Time to travel (EXPE)?

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Expedia Group Inc (EXPE) While the pending pandemic placed a hold on your travel plans and the idea of sipping a couple of Corona’s under a ...
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SA Budget takes a backseat, US reporting season, and more

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The biggest news last week was NOT the SA Budget 2020… Although that was quite a surprise. Stocks tumbled for a 7th consecutive day on ...
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The Budget Blows Up!

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The 2020 Budget Speech Result "Winning takes patience, prudence and perseverance. As Saint Paul tells us we must run in such a way that we ...
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How to Vaccinate your portfolio

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It's only the second month of 2020, and the world has already averted a nuclear world war, and now we are at odds with a world epidemic ...
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Monday Market recap: Coronavirus, CPI inflation, and more

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Coronavirus still has a hold over markets as daily coal consumption in China is now down by 50% from normal levels and daily passenger ...
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ETFs, friend or foe?

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Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) Friend or foe? You decide, but there is no ignoring the fact that Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have become the ...
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The benefits of Alts in DCX10

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The new year has brought back the crypto bullmarket. There are a myriad of reasons for that, and you can read more about it here. Below are ...
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Drop(box) it like it hot

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Dropbox Inc. (DBX) Hosting has taken on a whole new meaning since this cloud-based storage company arrived on the scene, and the famous ...
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Intellidex Reviews February 2020: Local ETFs

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Energy and mining dominate this note by Intellidex, albeit on different ends of the sentiment spectrum. From politics, the Rand, and the ...
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Intellidex Reviews February 2020: International ETFs

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Everybody is talking about it, so it only makes sense that coronavirus would have a dramatic effect on international markets. Despite the ...
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Intellidex Reviews February 2020: Other ETFs

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In this note, our Exchange Traded Notes provider highlights the international and local events that have driven the performance of ...
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(SHOP) till you drop!

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Shopify Inc (Shop) Shopify, not to be confused with Spotify has undoubtedly changed the way we view e-commerce with its online retailer’s ...
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Decrypting Crypto Jargon

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Like any industry that comes with jargon, the crypto industry is no different. A passionate community thrust mainstream from Twitter, ...
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Final clearance sale (Steinhoff)

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Steinhoff International Holdings NV (SNH) Emotions of pain and regret still run deep for investors who lost more than they bargained for ...
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Monday Market recap: Amazon, Mining SA, and more

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Despite the Coronavirus death toll and infection increasing; and this despite oil demand from China dropping by approximately 3 million ...
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The Billion Rand Man! (ARC)

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Mining legend and businessman extraordinaire, Patrice Motsepe, made headlines recently. Thrown in with a side of Trump fries, his ...
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"Intel" required (INTC)

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Intel Corporation (INTC) Every bit of "intel" is required to make profitable investment decisions nowadays, but for some, Silicon Valley ...
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Is the time right for some “Retail therapy”?

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With the economy trotting along to avoid the dust bin, our retailers saw their worst year in over two decades gauging from the general ...
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Member of the $100B club (TSLA)

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Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Cyber trucking through the Hollywood hills, counting your Benjamin’s while reflecting on all the naysayers as your ...
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Here's my Amex

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American Express Company (AXP) For some the blues is like American Express, they never leave home without it! But there is nothing to feel ...
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Being first had its perks, a Netflix story

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Netflix Inc. (NFLX) Options, options, options! With so many options in the streaming entertainment space nowadays, one might wonder if the ...
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How did EasyEquities Research stack up in the U.S.A

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EasyEquities Research U.S stock review You pick a stock, I pick a stock, we all pick stocks! Everywhere you look, analysts, traders, the ...
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Crypto in 2020 - fuel for the rocketship

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It's a new year and a new decade. The crypto industry is constantly in a state of change and therefore the only certainty is that tomorrow ...
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Retail therapy with Woolworths (WHL)

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Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) Retail therapy can come in all shapes and sizes, like a CEO resigning while you are drinking your ...
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The Beef's guide to Safeguard your portfolio

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With missiles flying back and forth, 2020 has kicked off with a “Bang” while some say World War 3 is upon us? Fact or Fiction the markets ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Ashburton Top 40 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the South African equity market. This note is on the Ashburton Top 40 ETF, there are a few ETFs ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: 1nvest Top 40 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the South African equity market. This note is on the 1nvest Top 40 ETF, formerly the Stanlib Top 40 ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds MAPPS Growth

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the NewFunds MAPPS Growth ETF. The NewFunds MAPPS Growth ETF mimics the total return performance of ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Satrix Emerging Markets ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Satrix MSCI Emerging Markets ETF.The Satrix MSCI Emerging Markets ETF is one of a kind on the JSE, ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Satrix Top 40 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the South African equity market. This note is on the Satrix Top 40 ETF, one of the oldest and most ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds Low Volatility ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the NewFunds Low Volatility ETF  The NewFunds Low Volatility ETF was designed specifically to cushion ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds GOVI ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the NewFunds GOVI ETF  The NewFunds GOVI ETF aims to capture the returns of all sovereign bonds issued ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Satrix Capped INDI ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Satrix Capped INDI ETF.The Satrix Capped INDI ETF exposes the investor to industrial stocks, one of ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds Equity Momentum ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the NewFunds Equity Momentum ETF.  The NewFunds Equity Momentum ETF aims to pick stocks that have ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds MAPPS Protect ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the NewFunds MAPPS Protect ETF. The NewFunds MAPPS Protect ETF mimics the total return performance of ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Satrix FINI ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Satrix FINI ETF.The Satrix FINI ETF equity is an aggressive fund suitable for investors seeking ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Krugerrands Custodial Certificates

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Krugerrands Custodial Certificates. It is one of only three listed gold ETFs, but Krugerrand CC’s ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Sygnia ITRIX Top 40 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the South African equity market. This note is on the Sygnia Itrix Top 40 ETF. There are a few ETFs ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Satrix Property ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the The Satrix Property ETF is in Intellidex's view it is the best option for investors seeking ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Sygnia Itrix Eurostoxx 50 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Sygnia Itrix Eurostoxx 50 ETF.The Sygnia/Itrix Eurostoxx 50 ETF is the only ETF on the JSE which ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Sygnia Itrix S&P 500 Index Feeder ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on one of the most sought after markets in the world the S&P 500, tracking the largest 500 companies in ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Satrix ILBI ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Satrix Inflation-Linked Bond (ILBI) ETF.Inflation-linked bonds are valuable for investors seeking ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews:CoreShares S&P 500 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the CoreShares S&P 500 ETF. The CoreShares S&P 500 ETF is one five ETFs on the JSE that provide access ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: The Stanlib S&P 500 Index Feeder (now 1nvest S&P 500 index Feeder)

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Stanlib S&P 500 Index Feeder. The Stanlib S&P 500 feeder ETF tracks the S&P 500 index, which ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: CoreShares S&P Global Dividend Aristocrats

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the CoreShares S&P Global Dividend Aristocrats. The CoreShares S&P Global Dividend Aristocrat ETF ...
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Intellidex Reviews November 2019: Other ETFs

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This is our last note of the year and global equities look set to close on a high if sentiment remains upbeat – but we think markets are ...
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5 undervalued stocks this Black Friday

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Consumers are chomping at the bit to score that "great deal" on soft drinks and other consumables on Black Friday but we cannot ignore the ...
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Investment banking 101: the Goldman Sachs way

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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) From Wall Street to Hollywood, the allure of the investment banking world has gripped our imaginations ...
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Popular scams and what to look out for

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Scams are everywhere and most recently the SA Financial Sector Conduct Authority warned of another potential cryptocurrency scam, called ...
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Estée Lauder's sweet smell of success

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Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL) The sweet smell of success only got sweeter, and the businesswoman behind it all said it best when ...
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Intellidex Reviews November 2019: International ETFs

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Global markets seemed to respond positively to the news of de-escalating US-China trade war, with Emerging Markets themed, and Tech-based ...
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Telkom, the old darling of telecoms

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Telkom SA SOC Limited (TKG) Once upon a time in a South African town not that far away, the darling of telecommunications (when it was the ...
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Understanding Crypto prices

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Looking at crypto prices, the top 10 in the DCX10 crypto index for example, there are major variations. A single Bitcoin costs almost $8800 ...
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Boxes are making a comeback (ROKU)

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Roku Inc. (ROKU) It looks like Sixth time’s the charm for CEO Anthony Wood judging by the stellar run Roku Inc. has had since going public ...
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Intellidex Reviews November 2019: Local ETFs

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In the final local ETF monthly review of the year by Intellidex, the research team highlights market events, the domestic economic outlook, ...
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(V) for VISA

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Visa Inc. (V) The only (V) for Vendetta we will see this time around is with ourselves, and that is because we didn't buy more, more of ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Stanlib SA Property ETF (Now 1nvest SA Property ETF)

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Stanlib SA Property ETF. The Stanlib SA Property ETF tracks the SA Listed Property Index (Sapy), ...
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The new SPCE race

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Virgin Galactic Inc. (SPCE) Is it time to prepare the hyperdrive? Virgin Galactic will be the first spaceflight company to make the jump ...
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A snap back to Earth - Under Armour Inc.

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Under Armour Inc (UAA) From making moisture-wicking T-shirts in grandma’s basement to producing space suites for Virgin Galactic’s outer ...
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The ABCs of XRP

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This week we look at XRP, the 3rd largest crypto in the DCX10 token. To get an understanding of XRP and Ripple, it is very important to ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Satrix S&P 500 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Satrix S&P 500 Feeder ETF. The Satrix S&P 500 Feeder ETF is suitable for investors seeking exposure ...
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Refined management, new style for Sasol

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Sasol Limited (SOL) Sasol might need the “AmaGlugGlug” magic of old to return to the integrated energy and chemical company judging from ...
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Hasbro Inc: the real toy story

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Hasbro Inc. (HAS) It’s the battle of the 80s toymakers, and pretty much like Optimus Prime, Hasbro has transformed into a force to be ...
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#Invest market re-cap: Twitter, Tesla, and local players

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Our amazing partner at #Invest and Cartesian Capital, Anthea Gardner, has another insightful installment for our community of Easy ...
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The peoples' bank on 20% earnings increase

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Capitec (CPI) Banking! Boredom, reincarnate comes to mind when I think of banking, but that is all about to change with innovations by the ...
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Intellidex Reviews October 2019: Other ETFs

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In the month of September we saw the markets remain subdued. After resource-themed ETFs had solid returns around the mid-year mark, we have ...
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