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Non-Farm Payrolls

Non-Farm Payrolls

Non-Farm Payrolls Non-Farm Payrolls is an important fundamental indicator which is released by the United States Department of Labour and as the name suggests, it is a report on the state of the labour market in the United States. This is normally released on the...

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The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)

The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)

Prime Lending Rate

Last week the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) announced a reducing of another 25 basis points on the interest rates in the country and you have probably received communication from the different credit providers about an adjustment in their prime lending rate.

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Prime Lending Rate

Prime Lending Rate

Prime Lending Rate

Last week the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) announced a reducing of another 25 basis points on the interest rates in the country and you have probably received communication from the different credit providers about an adjustment in their prime lending rate.

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Earning Season

Earning Season

You may have switched on the business news channels on TV, have heard the commentators talking about the earnings season and wondered what this is. The earnings season is the time when a lot of publicly listed companies report their quarterly earnings.

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Financial Markets Education Course

Financial Markets Education Course

The learning management system is continually being improved with the addition of new video’s, updated content and tools to make your trading journey as smooth as possible.

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Non-Farm Payrolls

Non-Farm Payrolls

Non-Farm Payrolls Non-Farm Payrolls is an important fundamental indicator which is released by the United States Department of Labour and as the name suggests, it is a report on the state of the labour market in the United States. This is normally released on the...

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Retail Sales

Retail Sales

Retail Sales Retail sales figures are a leading economic indicator that follows consumer demand for finished goods and it measures the purchases of durable and non-durable goods over a period of time. This reading gauges the economic health of an economy as it is a...

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Margin List

Margin List

Margin List Knowing what percentage margin is required before entering a trade can be found on a margin list. A Margin List has a list of all CFD's available to trade as well as the relevant margin. The latest margin list is available on the LMS under Resources. An...

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Jobless claims as an economic indicator

Jobless claims as an economic indicator

Jobless claims as an economic indicator One of the important economic indicators to track especially in the COVID 19 era we are in is the initial jobless claims figures coming out of the United States. These figures are reported by the US Department of labour and they...

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What makes a good trader?

What makes a good trader?

What makes a good trader? In order to become a successful trader, there are six key areas an individual needs to develop in. Research: be competent in researching securities to find the relevant data that will affect the financial market, be able to understand it and...

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Bull in a China shop!

Bull in a China shop!

Bull in a China shop! So often we enter the market with little to no real knowledge of whether the purchase we are making is even remotely on target. We'd rather throw all we have at it and act like a bull in a china shop - with no direction and end up like a bear....

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An instrument to trade – the CFD

An instrument to trade – the CFD

An instrument to trade - the CFD Why trade CFD’s? Advantages: Because CFD's is a leveraged product, you have greater exposure to the market with a smaller amount of capital CFD's can be traded long or short, thereby profiting off rising or falling markets Stop orders...

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Session Times

Session Times

Session Times It is important to know the session times of all markets in order to trade them. Shares are traded on the individual stock exchange on which they are listed and therefore can only be traded during the individual stock exchanges' market (open-close)...

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The lowering of SA interest rates

The lowering of SA interest rates

The lowering of SA interest rates The interest rate is the amount of interest due per period as a proportion of the amount lent, deposited or borrowed. They key rate is the rate at which the private sector banks borrow from the central bank. A higher than expected...

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Notice for all students

Notice for all students

Notice for all students If you are a student and need help, follow these guidelines and make the start of your trading journey both exciting and successful.EDUCATION SNIPPET Gross Domestic Product (GDP)With all the talk about recessions around the global economies one...

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WE TOOK THE BULL BY THE HORNS!

WE TOOK THE BULL BY THE HORNS!

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. This proverb is now more true than ever before. That is why we won’t trade for you. It’s better to teach you how to trade for yourself

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New evening classes

New evening classes

We have been overwhelmed by the number of students attending our evening classes. The feedback has been superb with students saying we should have done this a long time ago.

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New class schedule 27 April

New class schedule 27 April

ALL classes as well as Affiliate Training will move to EVENING. Classes will run Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings. Our classes will continue via Zoom. There will therefore no longer be classes at the Campus, even after lockdown is over.

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Study during lockdown

Study during lockdown

Classes are still underway via ZOOM! Don't miss out!Financial markets remain open and our classes continue as usual via Zoom. Herewith the class schedule along with the relevant Zoom ID’s. Now is the time to work through your Financial Markets Education course. ...

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Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP’s)

Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP’s)

Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP's)Non-Farm Payrolls is an important fundamental indicator which is released by the United States Department of Labour and as the name suggests, it is a report on the state of the labour market in the United States. This is normally released on...

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Navigating the COVID-19 Virus

Navigating the COVID-19 Virus

Navigating the COVID-19 VirusEver since news broke of the Corona virus in China, we have seen the world’s financial markets going into a tailspin and macroeconomic forecasting going into hyperdrive. The virus has since spread to more than 95 countries and has claimed...

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Interest rates & their impact on the economy & Stock Market

Interest rates & their impact on the economy & Stock Market

Interest rates and their impact on the economy and in turn, the Stock MarketThe Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of SA announced a 1 % cut in interest rates = to 100 basis points. The repo rate has therefore moved from 6.25% to 5.25%. One basis...

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SA is in a Recession

SA is in a Recession

South Africa is in a technical recession "The headline numbers that we released on 03 March show that the GDP contracted in the fourth quarter of 2019 by 1.4%. If we compare the fourth quarter with the corresponding period of the previous year, where we saw a...

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Forex Charts – A Simple Explanation for Dummies

Forex Charts – A Simple Explanation for Dummies So, you’re taking that chance and entering the wonderfully fruitful world of Forex? Well done! Forex trading is one of the easiest and most profitable forms of investment. Many have made their money trading currencies...

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Forex Trading Apps

​Forex Trading Apps: How to get started in just 20 seconds The best Forex trading apps are those which are easy to set up, require minimal effort to use, and provide all of the information you need to make sure that you enjoy trading success. Forex trading is...

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Technical Analysis of Forex for Beginners

Technical Analysis of Forex for Beginners Technical financial markets. They’re fantastic to use, but can seem a little overwhelming to those who have never really had much to do with them. As with all things in the financial and investment world, it takes some time to...

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Take your forex trading to the next level with Metatrader 5

Take your forex trading to the next level with Metatrader 5

Experience and knowledge will only get you so far in the world of trading. To get you the rest of the way, having an accurate, reliable trading platform is a must. All the experts know this, just about all of them will use a trading platform. And now you can enjoy the...

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Forex Trading Courses Botswana

Forex Trading Courses Botswana

Expand your budget by learning the ins and outs with Forex Trading Courses in Botswana     Forex trading can open a whole new world of financial freedom for those who choose to learn how to successfully trade on Botswana stock markets. At Stock Market...

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Why Follow a Trading Strategy?

Why Follow a Trading Strategy?

Why Follow a Trading Strategy? When you are trading any type of financial instrument, paying close attention to two factors is crucial to ensure consistent profitability. These two factors include excellent money management and a sound trading strategy.  Cross-betting...

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