2017-11-20 12:49 Why I don’t own Naspers shares Simon Brown refuses to overpay for a stock. But sometimes a quibble over just a few cents can see you losing out on a fantastic opportunity.
2017-11-20 10:44 Are you on the right track with shares? The JSE All Share Index has shot up by 21% this year already, but just a few large stocks make up the majority of this growth. How should investors proceed?
2017-11-17 11:06 Shoprite: What’s not to like? With its track record on the continent and its defensive offering – among other advantages – retailer Shoprite is likely to continue producing impressive results.
2017-11-17 11:14 Will we see zero-fee ETFs soon? Issuers of exchange-traded funds find it very difficult to stand out in crowded markets, resulting in downward pressure on fees. Zero-fee ETFs may soon be introduced the US.
2017-11-16 12:41 Fund Focus: Sanlam Investment Management Top Choice Equity Fund This is a pure equity fund that aims to deliver above-average capital growth over the medium to long term by taking high-conviction bets in a concentrated portfolio.

How to measure trading or investing returns 2017-11-06 14:32 In order to compare your portfolio to benchmarks like the JSE’s Top40, you need to be able to monitor your actual returns. Simon Brown follows a few simple steps to measure growth in his portfolio
Humans vs robots: Who has the edge? 2017-11-06 13:15 Modern investing merges human insight with robo efficiency, causing some to argue that the role of the human adviser is dwindling. But human judgment still has a vital role to play in investing.
Be careful of last year’s winners 2017-11-01 14:46 Just because an investment did well last year doesn’t mean it will do so again this year. Ignoring past performance, which factors should you consider before investing in a stock or unit trust?
Barloworld sees the green shoots of recovery 2017-11-03 09:04 The sale of earthmoving vehicles and other mining-related equipment make up a large share of Barloworld’s profits. Renewed confidence in commodities therefore means that the company’s order books ...
The investment case for Steinhoff 2017-10-31 08:05 Steinhoff has “changed its stripes” from a local logistics/manufacturing company to a global integrated retailer. Analysts ask how this will impact its returns over the medium term.
Good principles can reduce risks 2017-10-30 14:43 With economists predicting a gloomy outlook for the local economy, following Warren Buffett’s advice on picking stocks may stand you in good stead.