Windows 65

  Market Scorecard I woke up this morning to the sad news that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died of cancer on Monday. He was only 65, which is a sobering reminder that even with billions in the bank, when it is your time, it is your time. Allen stated Microsoft, a name he came up … Continue reading Windows 65

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Earnings Season, Come Save US

  Market Scorecard Despite Tencent being down 7% yesterday in Hong Kong, Naspers only closed down 0.7%. Today Tencent is up 5%, so there is a chance we have a green day on our local market, for a change. Looking at Asian markets this morning, they are all moving higher. It may be what traders … Continue reading Earnings Season, Come Save US

Beer Goes Green

  Market Scorecard When it rains, it pours. For the South African consumer, you have had to stomach many fuel price hikes this year. What compounds the problem though, is that these higher fuel prices leads to higher inflation, so even less spending power for the consumer. It doesn't end there though, higher inflation means … Continue reading Beer Goes Green