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The Investor June 2020

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By Richard Cluver                          June 2020 Since it bottomed on March 18 the JSE had been roaring upwards like most other global share markets as investors shrugged off all the gloom and doom of the Covid-19 pessimists and gleefully pointed out that the pandemic […]


The Investor May 2020

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By Richard Cluver                        May 2020 Last month I explained how Blue Chip shares offer the man in the street a means of climbing aboard the money express. Screeds have been written and will continue to be written about the world’s ultra blue-chip shares and […]


The Investor April 2020

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By Richard Cluver  April 2020 In the March issue I showed how young folk have on average made themselves slaves to the easy credit of our modern economic system. And I illustrated how a young couple who elected to delay marrying, buying a mortgaged home and shiny new cars soon after graduating from university could, […]


The Investor March 2020

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By Richard Cluver                      March 2020Market Meltdown’s Velocity Bruises Investors: a view from Wall StreetBy Amrith Ramkumar of The Wall Street JournalMarkets have never unravelled as quickly as they did in the past month. Stocks are falling faster than they did during the financial crisis, the […]


The Investor February 2020

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By Richard Cluver                February 2020 Few investors are able to read the big picture because they believe it is too complicated for ordinary folk to understand. But it really is not if you can learn to look behind the clutter of detail. Thus, for example, few understand why […]


The Investor January 2020

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Time to face realityBy Richard Cluver                           January 2020A quarter of a century of ANC misrule has seen a massive transfer of wealth from ordinary South Africans who pay three times as much as their US counterparts for a home loan, have seen the […]


The Investor December 2019

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May we at RCIS and ShareFinder International wish all our readers everything they would wish themselves over the festive season. Please note our offices will be closed on Monday December 23 and will re-open on Thursday January 2Rating the Unit TrustsBy Richard Cluver   December 2019Choosing a unit trust that meets individual needs can be […]


The Investor November 2019

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By Richard Cluver    November 2019The great majority of the world’s population is a lot less well off than you think and until you can come to terms with that fact you will never be able to adjust to your own position in the pecking order of wealth. I have dealt with this a few […]