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The reason Africa is poor is that it has taught everything else extensively more than it has taught wealth creation at individual and household level. The education system has advocated for the tutoring of job seekers and religious zealots at the expense of real estate, finance and investments. The success of Africa has always been …

Piggy has noted that Binary Options are a relatively new tool in the financial markets. Interestingly, this new investment alternative allows for low-cost entry where all trading is conducted over a web-based, real time platform on which one can trade with a simple click of the mouse. Until recently, Binary Options were hard to obtain, …

It is fascinating that much of what humans do in life is searching for something. Life in itself requires one to find a good education, a job or income generating activity and most importantly a life-partner. Those who are lucky enough also find happiness. “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you …

The word “Zombie” is mostly associated with “the walking dead” in horror movies but is defined as a will-less and speechless human (as in voodoo belief and in fictional stories) held to have died and been supernaturally reanimated. In business and economics,zombie firms are not a new phenomenon. These are companies that need bailouts in …

Most investment advice you will get out there takes a leaf from the strategies of renowned investors such as Warren Buffet. While it is great to copy from those who did well, choosing a best fit for you will be more rewarding. Investment strategies are much like shoes. Finding the right pair goes a long …

Many people out there have the misconception that stock trading is a mysterious endeavor that is governed by a set of laws different from those for an ordinary business. The fact is that the stock market is all about making money. Quite simply, if you buy stock in a company that is doing well and …

For movie buffs like myself, it was sad to hear of the passing of Chadwick Boseman. In case you had no idea, this was the man who brought to life the character of “King T’Challa” in Marvel’s Black Panther. MHSRIP. News of his death led me to watch the movie again and there is no …

Value investing is based on the premise that the price of a stock may not always truly represent the value of the company. So as an investor, you look for the companies which are trading below their intrinsic value, which means you are buying at a discount. If you hold those stocks in the long …

Markets rise and fall and sometimes can even be shut down (who knew?). It should be highlighted that investment in any instruments other than fixed income securities is generally considered volatile. A faint heart and roller coaster emotions, for the most part, should be avoided when one ventures in the investing and trading arena. Overreactions, …

Abraham Lincoln, an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 to 1865 once said, we quote, “I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the …

If Warren Buffett was an active investor on Zimbabwean equity markets, he would certainly be buying into FINSEC-listed Old Mutual Zimbabwe Limited (OMZIL). As many readers would know, Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway is a conglomerate with dozens of companies in its holding company system. Within Berkshire Hathaway, however, there are insurance entities such as …