Magic Markets

The Finance Ghost and Moe-Knows discuss key market trends across stocks, currencies, fixed income, commodities, macroeconomics and geopolitical trends, helping you understand what's going on out there.

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September 09, 2021 00:34:00
Magic Markets #42: Herenya September

Magic Markets #42: Herenya September

It's time for #HerenyaSeptember with the brilliant Petri Redelinghuys of Herenya Capital Advisors. This month, Herenya comes on board as a brand partner. We will spend September focusing on the nuts and bolts of trading, along with the realities and the risks involved. In the first show, we discuss the trading community that Petri and the team have built at Herenya. His focus is on helping people learn and trade safely, while understanding the risks and the hard work required to be a truly successful trader. We also discuss the importance of DMA trading, account sizes and risk management. Petri has a proper reputation in the market and with good reason. Hosts The Finance Ghost and Mohammed Nalla can't wait for a month of learning! This podcast is brought to you by Herenya Capital Advisors, registered FSP no. 47080. Herenya is setting the new standard for stockbroking services.  Herenya - by traders, for traders. ...

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September 01, 2021 00:23:30
Magic Markets #41: Commodity Economy

Magic Markets #41: Commodity Economy

The commodity economy is playing out in front of our very eyes, not just in South Africa but in other important African jurisdictions as well. The obvious impact is on mining companies themselves, but there are other South African companies that have benefitted along the way, like MTN. In an inflationary environment where Fed Chair Jerome Powell seems quite comfortable with letting durables inflation run, commodity-related stocks are making a strong case for inclusion in our portfolios. Magic Markets is your invitation to join The Finance Ghost and Mohammed Nalla as they discuss the markets, their portfolios and all things finance-related. ...

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August 26, 2021 00:29:23
Magic Markets #40: The ETF Expert

Magic Markets #40: The ETF Expert

Nerina Visser is the leading ETF expert in South Africa. Magic Markets hosts The Finance Ghost and Mohammed Nalla (Moe-Knows) had the pleasure of hosting her on Magic Markets in Episode 4 and they were excited to welcome her back for Episode 40! In this show, some of the more technical elements of ETFs and ETNs are discussed. For example, there are important differences between the two structures when it comes to underlying risk. Nerina also addresses the misconception that ETFs are purely a "passive" investment decision. With plenty of laughs along the way, Nerina also reveals what the hosts suspected to be true: (almost) all of her money is invested in ETFs! Magic Markets is your invitation into the dealing room to be part of these conversations with global market and investment experts.  ...

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August 19, 2021 00:28:53
Magic Markets #39: How we use ETFs

Magic Markets #39: How we use ETFs

ETFs are thought of as passive investment tools, although this isn't always the case. In Episode 39, hosts The Finance Ghost and Mohammed Nalla (Moe-Knows) unpack more exotic examples of ETFs, which can include swaps and other mechanisms to achieve interesting outcomes. The hosts also debate how they use ETFs in their own portfolios, adding general market exposure at a low cost.  Magic Markets is your weekly invitation to be part of our portfolio brainstorming sessions. ...

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August 12, 2021 00:33:22
Magic Markets #38: Corsair, Callaway, McKesson and Moderna

Magic Markets #38: Corsair, Callaway, McKesson and Moderna

In Episode 38 of Magic Markets, hosts The Finance Ghost and Mohammed Nalla (Moe-Knows) each chose two interesting US-listed stocks for discussion. These aren't stock picks in the traditional sense, but are rather companies that provide great learning opportunities about the market. The Finance Ghost chose gaming hardware company Corsair ($CRSR) and golf business Callaway ($ELY). Moe chose medical distribution giant McKesson ($MCK) and pharmaceuticals business Moderna ($MRNA), which has become a household name thanks to the Covid vaccines. The show offers institutional-level thinking in an easily digestible format. Magic Markets is your invitation to be part of our conversations about the markets. Follow The Finance Ghost and Mohammed Nalla on Twitter for more insights. ...

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August 05, 2021 00:35:24
Magic Markets #37: Satrix Responds to our Criticism

Magic Markets #37: Satrix Responds to our Criticism

In Episode 35 of Magic Markets, we briefly discussed the new Satrix Inclusion and Diversity ETF and what we felt were its shortcomings. The Satrix team subsequently reached out and offered to appear on Magic Markets to answer our questions and respond to our criticisms. Siyabulela Nomoyi, Quantitative Portfolio Manager at Satrix, joined us for Episode 37 and we asked a series of tough questions. This episode was not paid for by Satrix and we did not send our questions beforehand. We are grateful to Satrix for the willingness to engage on this basis and we hope our listeners enjoy the debate around this product.   ...

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