Marc Ashton – Finweek editor
“Electric vehicles – A future in South Africa?” by Nick van der Leek
Traders should be disciplined, but who decides what is discipline in trading and why do they need to be?
Kevin Hedderwick – CEO Famous Brands
Strong results for the year ending February 2013 with 2 163 stores and still lots of room for expansion in South Africa, Africa, India and even a new Steers in the UK.
Bernie Krone – CEO Esorfranki
Good numbers with Geotechnical doing especially well in sub-Saharan Africa where they have been doing business for twenty years. Pipelines getting some good traction and despite trading conditions still tough a construction company that is looking well positioned and profitable.
Michael van Straaten – CEO of Verimark
Rand weakness has been hurting and the new warehouse challenges also took shine off the numbers. 2000 stores within stores and 80 stand along stores and as retailers expand they will take Verimark with them, both locally and into Africa.
Bookends – Ian Cruickshanks
Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
Technical Analysis of Stock Trends by Robert D. Edwards, John Magee, and W.H.C. Bassetti
Challenging Beliefs: Memoirs of a Career by Tim Noakes with Michael Vlismas
Danie van Zyl, Head of Guaranteed Investments at Sanlam Structured Solutions
Sanlam Employee Benefits Benchmark Survey has been conducted every year since 1982. What are the numbers telling us in terms of ability to retire and what can we do about it?
Link of the week
Gartman’s 16 Rules of Trading