Thursday 23 May is the 100th episode of JSEDirect, we started in July 2008 on ClassicFM and in April 2011 moved online to MaudeStreet.com. We'd like to include our listeners in the 100th; comments, suggestions, tips, ideas in fact anything at all. Send us a voice mail.
This week Simon chats FinWeek cover (Why education should not be compulsory), platinum stocks getting slammed - where they heading? Also, results from Calgro M3, Afrimat and Raubex, World Economic Forum on Africa and three books (The Intelligent Investor, Screw it Let's do it and Fireside chats with FD Roosevelt).
This week Simon chats the FinWeek cover (The World of Luxury Repo's), unsecured lending bubble or bust, managing the risk of low liquidity stocks, what to do when the bottom falls out of your share and investing into venture capital.
This week Simon chats the FinWeek cover (What Eskom isn't telling you), stocks that will benefit from the great tourism numbers for South Africa, a new Platinum ETF from ABSA, trading in the moment and unconsciously competently. The last instalment in our Brics interviews is India.
Simon chats the FinWeek cover (SA's Secret Economy), so you want to be a day trader and what's happening to iron ore and gold. Russia is our BRICS focus this week and in Bookends the book is Open Society by George Soros.
In this week's show Simon chats the FinWeek cover (Forevermark by David McKay), results from Purple Capital and Phumelela, Raubex solves their bitumen problem and gold crashes - where to next and what of the gold stocks. He also covers Brazil in the continuing Brics specials and new Quanto Futures on cotton, coffee, sugar, coco and more.
Simon chats the FinWeek cover (The business of religion by Mandy de Waal and Jonathan H. Pienaar), understanding the M&A process, Brics - Africa, seasonality in the local market and how traders deal with it and the new Derivatives Market Default Fund. Bookends this week is One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch.
Simon chats the FinWeek cover (A Gautrain in Crisis by James-Brent Styan), what do we learn from Cyprus and FWX results. Mondi was the first quarter winner from the Top40 as it gained over 30%, where to next and pairs trading as an alternative strategy. Bookends this week is with Carl Richards author of The Behavior Gap and the link of the week is Why 'Making Money' Should Not Be Your Investing Objective.
This week Simon chats Five Ways to Sexy Up Small Business, busting the 2% myth, being fully present when trading and in life and results from Vunani and Interwaste. Bookends is on Civilization – The 6 killer apps of western power by Niall Ferguson.
This week Simon chats the FinWeek cover (SoccerNomics by Tandisizwe Mahlutshana); results from Metair, RBA Holdings and Rare Holdings. TraderTalk looks at the recent Rand weakness and in Bookends we cover The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham while the link for the week is 10 Things I wish I knew when I started trading.