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Here’s Where You Start: The First Step Toward Successful Investing

Investing in shares is risky business. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Sure, there are ways to minimize your risk and put the odds in your favor. But for every stock that explodes for a 1000% gain, there's a stock that implodes, leaving its shareholders with a 100% loss. I know this. I've experienced both outcomes firsthand. So, before you open a brokerage … [Read More]

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Is KenolKobil Stock a Buy?

This is a guest contribution from Simon Maina. KenolKobil is a leading oil distributor and marketer of petroleum and other associated products (e.g. petrol … [Read More]

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tanzania’s Top 5 Stocks of 2014

It appears that Tanzania's Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) will be Africa's best-performing stock market in 2014. Midway through the year, the market removed the 60% cap on foreign investors, making shares of some of the country's largest, most … [Read More]

Botswana's Best Stocks

Botswana's 5 Best Stocks of 2014

At first glance, it would appear that the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) had a lackluster year. Its main index is down 1.0% in USD terms. If you look closely at the performances of individual stocks, however, you will see that the market was weighed down by … [Read More]