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Global Money Week 2021 (GMW2021) is underway!  As the world continues to adjust to the effects of Covid-19 pandemic, Global Money Week 2021 is shifting the gears to financial education mode this week. GMW2021, an annual week-long event is aimed at financially equipping young people from an early age to make smart financial decisions for …

When it comes to stock markets, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stands out as the most popular and developed exchange in the world. Piggy is also fascinated about how the market has evolved over the years. It is interesting to note that before there was a place called the stock market, buyers and sellers …

Piggy recommends investors and traders on local capital markets to have an appreciation of economic cycles and stock market crashes. This is crucial given that share price movements are determined by a broad set of micro and macro-economic fundamentals. By definition, a stock market crash is a rapid and often unanticipated drop in share prices. …

The first in a series of Women in Capital Markets events well received! As the world commemorates International Women’s month, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe (SECZ) recently hosted a webinar for “Women in Capital Markets.” The Women in Capital Markets is an initiative for women to network, collaborate, and support each other ultimately …

You might probably have heard words like “mania” or “craze” when reading about the markets. There has also been a lot of talk about meme stocks on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and how retail investors are taking advantage of app technology and social media to band together and buy shares.  Most folks have …

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe (SECZ) will on Friday 05 March 2021 host a webinar on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to create awareness on the existence of the ETFs and to educate investors and the public about the product.  An ETF is a passively managed open -ended fund that tracks performance of an …

Most readers should have been following how the GameStop saga has unfolded on US stock markets. It is a story of a company called GameStop – whose stock is rose 100-fold because of herd-behaviour. The fascinating thing is that the share price was propelled by unsophisticated retail investors that “coordinated” a buying spree to hurt …

PER & Earnings Yield As a follower of the stock market, you most likely might have heard analysts or commentators referring to what are called Price Earnings Ratios (PER). In the article, Piggy would like to demystify PER ratios and educate folks on how they can make use of this ratio to pick stocks on …

Piggy discusses the 2021 Economic Outlook and gives pointers on investment strategies to pursue. Piggy encourages investors to consider other alternative trading and investing platforms where they can trade instruments such as forex, indices, commodities and global equities (Click on Image) Visit Piggy’s Store here; https://piggybankadvisor.com/online-store-2/ Learn more about trading and investing in shares and …

piggybankadvisor.com has partnered with the Securities & Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe (SECZIM) and the Investor Protection Fund (IPF) in an initiative that will entail undertaking broad-based financial literacy campaigns through digital platforms. The campaigns will be targeted at individuals, households and small businesses (SMEs) and are aimed at improving financial literacy levels while increasing the …

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, …