The Mark Twain Effect In his novel “Pudd’nhead Wilson” written in 1894, Mark Twain makes the assertion “October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.”  Mark Twain, was, of course, a great writer. Unfortunately, he was an incompetent businessman and a notoriously bad investor.  Over his lifetime he lost a
Invitation to attend a presentation by Coronation Kevin Mills Financial Services is pleased to host an investment presentation. Our guest speaker is Peter Kempen, head of retail distribution for Coronation Fund Managers. Peter has a B Com (Honours) in Investment Management and is a Certified Financial Planner. Peter Joined Coronation in 2011 and is a member of the management committee of Coronation’s personal investments business. His key responsibility is to
Let’s get real about Investing offshore! So you haven’t invested offshore yet? What are you waiting for? For some time we have been reminding investors of the wisdom of diversifying their investment portfolios offshore. The reasons for diversifying investments offshore remain compelling. Offshore investments provide access to companies and industries that are not available in South Africa.The South African Rand is likely to continue depreciating in the medium to long