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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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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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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Intellidex October 2019 International ETF review

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September was characterised by a global investor rotation from havens to riskier asset classes. This saw equities bouncing back from a soft ...
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A deeper dive into DCX10 Assets

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This week we take a look at Ethereum, the second-largest crypto asset by market cap, making up almost 10 percent of the DCX10 index.
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Intellidex Reviews October 2019: Local ETFs

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The JSE all share gained marginally as gains from industrials, health care, consumer services and financials offset declines from ...
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What's inside the #BackTheFlag bundle

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BackTheFlag bundle link  Stimulating the economy? Check. Supporting an eco-friendly movement through your investments while donating to a ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Sygnia Itrix 4th Industrial Revolution ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on one of the most exciting ETF themes available in local markets. Tracking stocks and instruments leading ...
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The Beef's top 10 offshore cuts

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While the local economy is in for “repairs” the question remains? Where can we invest our hard earned Rands while times are tough? The ...
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When in doubt, zoom out

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Crypto investing has been a bit of an education for those who have never put any money into an investment before, especially a market as ...
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AT&T gets the last laugh

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AT&T (T)  Some critics and cinema goers believe that the “Joker” is no laughing matter. The controversial film by Warner Bros. just made ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds Inflation-Linked Bond (ILB) ETF

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Check out the latest research note on info on ETFs from leading research house Intellidex. EasyEquities is the only place where you will ...
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The Beef's top 10 cuts

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Nowadays it feels easier to decipher the Gaussian Integral mathematical equation than picking a wining stock on the JSE from the get-go. ...
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Tech adoption speeding up

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To look at crypto adoption it might help if we analysed other forms of technology first. Check out ourworldindata. This allows you to ...
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The Beef on securing the bag: USD IPOs

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Ready or Not, we are a go for launch? The year started with much anticipation for high-profile companies like Uber, Lyft, Pinterest, Beyond ...
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Small Caps - JSE category

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Not to be confused with a small “head dress” but you might have heard investors talk about investing into Small Caps or Small Cap stocks? ...
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To a pulp and out (of the Top 40)

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Sappi Limited (SAP)  “Falling out” of favour might be hard for some but I am pretty sure the worlds largest manufacturer of dissolving wood ...
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In QQQ we Trust: Invesco ETF analysis

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Invesco QQQ ETF (QQQ) ETFs are the way of the future? ETFs are the next Market bubble? I do not know, but this popular investment vehicle ...
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Does Shoprite make the shopping list?

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Shoprite Holdings Limited (SHP) Grocery shopping does not count as “Retail therapy” but Africa’s largest food retailer's share price is ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: CoreShares Top 50 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the South African equity market. This note is on the CoreShares Top 50 ETF. This ETF should be ...
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FirstRand stock analysis: the race for digital dominance

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FirstRand Limited (FSR) Who would have thought banking can be made fun? The race is on for digital dominance in the local banking sector ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds S&P GIVI SA Top 50 ETF

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This ETF’s biggest differentiator is that it selects and weights its constituents based on their value based on fundamental factors. It ...
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The role of Scarcity as a determinant of value

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Drawing parallels between a drunk (and his dog) to Bitcoin, Earle Loxton presents a study to highlight that scarcity directly drives value. ...
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WeWork on the way

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We all work together! This much anticipated Initial Public Offering is set to start its IPO roadshow this week. WeWork has lowered its ...
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What is the Tractor Supply Company?

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Tractor Supply Company (TSCO)  “The Stuff You Need Out Here” is a slogan that totally summarizes the total offering of this American retail ...
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What the ####

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In this week’s insights to all things investing in cryptocurrencies we decided to zoom in on Bitcoin (which currently makes up close to 80% ...
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Gold: the talk of the town

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Sibanye-Stillwater Limited (SGL) Gold has become the talk of the town as global economic fears rage on the commodity sector especially ...
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Naspers' Listing of Prosus on Euronext

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  Naspers intends to list its international internet assets on Euronext Amsterdam with a secondary inward listing on the Johannesburg Stock ...
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Swipe for dividends: Standard Bank stock analysis

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Standard Bank Group Limited (SBK) The recent slump in the banking sector has not spared Africa’s largest lender by assets Standard Banks ...
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Kellogg's: Snap, Crackle, and Dividends

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The Kellogg Company (K)  Whether you got it all this morning, or you have a Snap, Crackle and Pop in your step, Kellogg’s has certainly ...
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Intellidex Reviews August 2019: Other ETFs

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Various empirical studies show that the bulk of equity returns stem from diversification among broad asset classes rather than from ...
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One, two, three, four five...

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In this week's byte size insight into all things investing in cryptocurrencies, we asked Crypto Entrepreneur, Earle Loxton, about 'how much ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds Swix 40 ETF

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The NewFunds Swix 40 ETF is a market capitalisation weighted fund based that considers only the JSE register, resulting in dual-listed ...
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NVIDIA Corp stock analysis: The way it's meant to be played

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NVIDIA Corp (NVDA)  The Nvidia slogan “The way it's meant to be played” gives a glimpse into the way gaming has evolved and how it should ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds Shari'ah Top 40 ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the NewFunds Shari’ah Top 40 ETF. The NewFunds Shari’ah Top 40 ETF  uses an ethical investment ...
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5 reasons to consider adding the DCX10 to your portfolio

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Over the next 10 weeks, we are going to be talking to the founder and CEO of DCX, Earle Loxton, about all things investing in ...
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Intellidex August 2019 International ETF review

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Growth in international markets slowed as US-China trade tensions escalated and fears of global economic slowdown increased. However, most ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: CoreShares PrefTrax

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A preference share is a hybrid instrument possessing features of both common shares and debt. When it has convertibility features, (it is ...
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The Beef goes Beyond Meat Inc (BYND)

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Beyond Meat Inc (BYND) If it looks like a burger, smells like a burger, and tastes like a burger, then it probably is a burger, right? Yeah ...
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Intellidex Reviews August 2019: Local ETFs

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Financial markets were subdued in July. The equally weighted portfolio of JSE-listed ETFs shed 0.8% while the Intellidex portfolio gained a ...
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Intellidex 2019 ETF Reviews: Ashburton Global 1200 ETF

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Among its JSE peers, the Ashburton Global 1200 ETF is the most extensive in terms of geographical coverage because it includes a portion of ...
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What's the Beef with: Ulta Beauty (ULTA)

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Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA) Whether its time for Mr DeMille to take a closeup or you firmly believe “beauty is only skin deep” cosmetics have ...
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Intellidex 2019 ETF Reviews: Satrix Quality SA ETF

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The Satrix Quality SA ETF ticks most of the boxes on our check list for a good ETF – low cost, sound investment philosophy, ...
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What's the Beef with: Richemont SA (CFR)

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Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (CFR) They say Diamonds are a girl’s best friend? well then, a girls second best friend should be the ...
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What a time to be alive! A DCX10 & crypto update

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In the last 18 months a lot has happened in the world of Crypto and DCX10. We’ve seen the market pull back by 80% and then stage a 200% ...
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What's the Beef with: JSE stock analysis (JSE)

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JSE Limited (JSE) The largest and oldest stock exchange in Africa, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Limited (JSE) has seen its fair share of ...
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What's the Beef with: Alphabet Inc. (Google)

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Google (Alphabet Inc.) What’s better……or……? wait I’ll Google it...! Like it or not this popular search engine has become a part of our ...
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Intellidex Reviews July 2019: Other ETFs

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As a rule of thumb, we like ETFs that follow a watertight investment philosophy. They should also be tax smart, which means they should ...
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What's the Beef with: Naspers stock analysis (NPN)

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Naspers Limited (NPN) The date is set, and we are almost set for lift off as Prosus the latest e-commerce business offering from Naspers is ...
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Intellidex July 2019 International ETF review

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International equity markets were impressive in June from the lows of May. The S&P500 index rose 6.9% with other international indices ...
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What's the Beef with: Netflix Inc. (NFLX)

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Netflix Inc. (NFLX) Sure, I do marathons - on Netflix! One of the many quotes (Dad Jokes aside) we have come to enjoy but Netflix’s ...
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What's the Beef with: Apple Inc. (APPL)

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Apple Inc. (APPL) Has the iconic Apple fallen far from the tree? Once the forerunner of innovation, Apple Inc. has not made any innovation ...
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Intellidex Reviews July 2019: Local ETFs

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Following May’s dismal returns, June’s curtain call saw resource stocks reminding us of their yester-year dominance of the JSE, pulling the ...
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