Show Me The Money

  Market Scorecard Global markets are quiet ahead of the G20 meetings starting in Tokyo tomorrow. The US markets spent most of the trading day hovering around the "no change" mark last night. Heads of State and Finance Ministers of the top 20 economies attend these gatherings, along with their support teams. A lot of … Continue reading Show Me The Money

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City of Old

  Market Scorecard Following the ADP jobs numbers on Wednesday, the official employment figures out on Friday were equally disappointing. Well, disappointing is relative. The number of new jobs created in the US was only 75 000, instead of the 185 000 expected. The unemployment rate stayed steady at 3.6%, so not terrible numbers. What … Continue reading City of Old

Quit the Split

  Market Scorecard Yesterday Stats SA released our latest labour statistics. As expected the numbers deteriorated. South Africa desperately needs economic growth to solve many ills that the country has. A political analyst was on the radio before the elections saying that we don't need economic growth but we need to move to a more … Continue reading Quit the Split