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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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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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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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Intellidex 2019 reviews: Sygnia-Itrix Global Property ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the Sygnia-Itrix global property ETF. The Sygnia-Itrix global property ETF tracks the S&P Global ...
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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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