Alec Hogg speaks about the top three issues at this year's World Economic Forum.
Much of Netflix's potential impact on SA has already been made, says Arthur Goldstuck.
Greece's new leader is in the same position as the ANC in 1994, says Leopold Scholtz.
The proposed monthly R450 cap on e-tolling is:
Is welcome relief for motorists 8% 13 votes
Stays a burden on the taxpayer 72% 119 votes
Doesn’t affect me 20% 33 votes
The CPI has dropped to 5.3%, showing an improvement in inflation. Did you noticed a drop in consumer prices over the past month?
Yes,prices are dropping 2% 4 votes
No, prices have stayed the same 44% 72 votes
No, prices have gone up 53% 86 votes
Do you think Eskom's withdrawal from the World Economic Forum was a good idea?
Yes, it has saved taxpayers money 42% 21 votes
No, it won't stop load shedding 20% 10 votes
Who cares? 38% 19 votes
Have you been a victim of a WhatsApp scam?
Yes, I have and it cost me 4% 7 votes
No, I don’t click on links I don’t trust 56% 91 votes
I don’t use WhatsApp 40% 64 votes
Is the new small business ministry going to help boost SMEs?
Yes, it will provide better access to funding 1% 1 votes
Red tape is still a hindrance 28% 27 votes
No one knows anything about it 71% 69 votes
Do you need a mindset change to become rich?
Yes, your behaviour influences your ability to accumulate riches 79% 84 votes
You cannot be taught how to be rich, it’s something you’re born with 12% 13 votes
It is all about luck anyway. 8% 9 votes
The latest up to 127c cut in petrol price is:
Is welcome relief for motorists 80% 174 votes
Won’t make a difference because public transport costs stay the same 14% 31 votes
Doesn’t affect me 6% 12 votes
Activists' disappointment at the new minimum wage for domestic workers
Fully justified. 7% 30 votes
Unwise as they may get priced out of the market. 64% 259 votes
I don't employ a domestic worker. 28% 113 votes
What are you planning to do with your accumulative petrol price bonus for the year?
Nothing, the decrease just cancels out previous increases. 80% 143 votes
Save whatever I can. 17% 31 votes
Buy Christmas presents. 3% 5 votes
Eskom’s load shedding is a result of:
Failure to plan for the future 93% 214 votes
An unfortunate turn of events 1% 3 votes
Doesn't affect me 5% 12 votes
Do you invest primarily in equities?
Yes - It's easy to understand 78% 64 votes
No - I prefer other asset classes 22% 18 votes
Alternative investments require special know-how and skill
I agree - what do I know about art anyway? 100% 1 votes
No way - it takes some homework but no expertise 0% 0 votes
Is the market heading for a "double dip"?
Yes - Time to cash out 42% 14 votes
No - It's a great time for investing 58% 19 votes
Do ETFs trump unit trusts?
Yes - Just look at Mike Brown's stats 75% 9 votes
No - Unit trusts are actively managed 25% 3 votes
Yes - but it won't beat inflation over time 100% 3 votes
Maybe - But shares still offer the best returns 0% 0 votes
Unit trusts appeal to me because:
They offer long term superior returns 83% 5 votes
Unit trusts are liquid 17% 1 votes
They don't appeal to me 0% 0 votes
Which sector will shoot the lights out in 2010?
Commodities - The world needs resources 70% 44 votes
Financials - The banks will bounce back 30% 19 votes
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