Today is the 29th of November 2019 and it’s a Black Friday! There is a lot of excitement amongst shoppers given the massive discounts being offered by retailers all over the world.  Black Friday is an informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States of America. The day has been regarded …

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One of the key takeaways from the 2020 National Budget was the recognition that young people make an important contribution to economies as productive workers, entrepreneurs, consumers, citizens, members of society and agents of change.  In-order to take advantage of this demographic dividend, the Government of Zimbabwe has set up a National Venture Capital Fund. …

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As we draw towards the end of the year, a number of pre-budget seminars have been held in preparation for the final 2020 National Budget. As expected, there are significant resource requirements being demanded by government ministries. However, the main constraint is that the country’s tax base remains lean. But the question is; Why bother …

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Piggy has been publishing articles that are largely based on Warren Buffet’s investment principles. Warren Buffet is also known as the Oracle of Omaha and here is an interesting infographic about him; Learn more about investing in shares by joining a piggybankadvisor.com WhatsApp based social trading group today by contacting the Administrator on +263 78 …

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Technology has now made it easier than ever for any person from all walks of life to buy shares online using various devices. Think of the stock market as an auction where for everything you are selling there has to be someone interested or for everything you are buying there has to be someone selling.  …

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In his book, “The Intelligent Investor”, Benjamin Graham describes an Aggressive Investor as an enterprising security buyer who desires and expects to attain better overall results than his Defensive or Passive companion. According to Graham, it is important that the enterprising investor starts with a clear conception as to which courses of action offer reasonable …

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THE HEDGER – A PRACTICAL NEWS TRADING STRATEGY The Hedger – An accurate wristwatch, TV news channel and a Twitter account could be all that is required to effectively apply this News Trading Strategy.It is recommended that the method be thoroughly practiced and perfected on demo accounts before applying it on a real-trading setting.  A …

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Friday 25 October 2019 was a public holiday in Zimbabwe (Anti-Sanctions Day) as the country made a case for the removal of sanctions imposed by the United States of America (USA) in particular. This was a bold attempt to garner some international and regional support to assist in lifting sanctions against Zimbabwe. Piggy recalls that …

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“Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn’t. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value.” This is a quote by Warren Buffet on the need to put money to use through investing. The bottom line is that, “If you’re not …

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One of the main constraints that most developing countries are facing today is the issue of a massive debt overhang. Zimbabwe remains a good example. According to Zimbabwe’s Mid Term National Budget, external public and publicly guaranteed debt as at the end of June 2019 was estimated at USD8.0bn, of which almost USD5.9bn is accumulated …

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The Zimbabwe Revenue authority (ZIMRA) recently published its revenue performance report indicating that revenues for the Third Quarter of 2019 exceeded the set target on both gross and net positions. Gross collections for the Third Quarter of 2019 were $6.59 billion against the targeted $6.00 billion, thereby surpassing the third revised set target by 26.55%. …

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There has been a lot of talk that the stock market is looking cheap in real terms and that “now” could be a best time to build positions in quality stocks. One of the hardest questions that Piggy has been trying to answer is; Which stocks should one Buy? Piggy has noted that we now …

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