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Magic Markets Ep147: Tips For Trading with Garth Mackenzie

2023-10-18T22:23:27+02:00

In Episode 147, Magic Markets Brought to you by B2IT, special guest Garth Mackenzie of the Talking with Traders podcast and Traders Corner platform joined us to discuss whether traders can still make money in a challenging market. Topics covered include: Trading Psychology, why is it important to find a trading style that matches your personality type and how to stick to trading disciplines and strategies.

Magic Markets Ep147: Tips For Trading with Garth Mackenzie2023-10-18T22:23:27+02:00

Magic Markets Ep136: Retail Stock Reality

2023-08-02T22:19:24+02:00

In episode 136 of Magic Markets, we kicked off the discussion by talking about retail stocks. They are always relevant to investors because people know the brands and feel like they understand the businesses. Of course, like everything in the market, it’s not quite that simple. In this action-packed discussion that touched on many different topics ranging from global to SA retailers, through to real estate, E-commerce, the rise of shrinkage (theft) in global retailers and SO much more! Listen in NOW!

Magic Markets Ep136: Retail Stock Reality2023-08-02T22:19:24+02:00

Magic Markets Ep135: Our Recent Trades

2023-07-26T23:29:50+02:00

At Magic Markets, we "eat our own cooking" with our research and this week, we look at some of the recent trades in our portfolio including where we take profit, new ideas and more. Stocks covered in this show include Microsoft, Apple, Meta, Netflix, Tesla, Disney, TripAdvisor, Carnival Corporation, Visa, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo and Yum! Brands.

Magic Markets Ep135: Our Recent Trades2023-07-26T23:29:50+02:00

Magic Markets Ep129: Relief Rallies and Market Emotions

2023-06-14T03:15:48+02:00

With a local relief rally putting many stocks in the green after a horrible few months, we unpack some of the differences between the North American and local markets. We touch on behavioural finance and how sentiment drives market performance over different time horizons. This is a perfect example of the conversations that happen in dealing rooms and professional institutions. At Magic Markets, we give you a ticket to the dealing room to engage with us and learn from our views on the markets.

Magic Markets Ep129: Relief Rallies and Market Emotions2023-06-14T03:15:48+02:00

Magic Markets Ep121: Buybacks, Banks and Big Spenders

2023-04-19T18:29:36+02:00

In Episode 121 of Magic Markets, we reflect on some of the recent insights uncovered in our research for Magic Markets Premium. These include how the poor use of share buybacks by US companies, the divergence in performance between national and regional banks in the US, why we look for optionality in a business model, how to view cylical companies in a portfolio and the recent popularity of the luxury sector, why investors are buying these companies and the risk of chasing the hype.

Magic Markets Ep121: Buybacks, Banks and Big Spenders2023-04-19T18:29:36+02:00

FedEx: More with Less

2023-04-12T22:17:23+02:00

FedEx keeps delivering share price volatility and major shifts in its operations, so we keep covering this stock. With news of a substantial cost cutting plan now in the market, the share price has been on a strong run this year. With margins suffering a hard landing, can management deliver this plan?

FedEx: More with Less2023-04-12T22:17:23+02:00

Magic Markets Ep120: Banking On Our Banks

2023-04-12T20:13:02+02:00

The failure of Silicon Valley Bank is still fresh in our minds, prompting a discussion around the key differences between the risk embedded in US banks vs. local (South African) banks. There are great insights here around the basic risks of fixed income instruments and the importance of asset-liability matching at financial institutions. We also looked at common metrics used in analysing banks, helping investors understand their relative valuations.

Magic Markets Ep120: Banking On Our Banks2023-04-12T20:13:02+02:00

Magic Markets Ep116: Aston Martin on Track?

2023-03-15T23:07:40+02:00

If there’s one thing we are learning in Formula One this year, it’s that Fernando Alonso has more resilience and staying power than many international companies! Now driving for Aston Martin, a strong result in the opening race of the year certainly gave the brand a boost. It also led to many momentum and sentiment traders pulling the stock up on their screens on Monday morning, using it as an effective alternative to a bit of sports betting! “Betting” may well be the word here, as Aston Martin’s financial history is more checkered than the flag at the end of the [...]

Magic Markets Ep116: Aston Martin on Track?2023-03-15T23:07:40+02:00

Magic Markets Ep112: The Brokerage Engine Room

2023-02-15T19:23:45+02:00

A multi-asset investment platform is a complicated animal to build and operate. With considerations like getting the balance of automation and human involvement just right, through to the need to meet numerous legislative and compliance requirements, the engine room of a brokerage carries a major responsibility. For anyone interested in the behind-the-scenes reality at a financial services institution, this is a great show. At Trive South Africa, that responsibility rests of the shoulders of Marius Grobler, who is as passionate about his role as he is capable. In this episode of Magic Markets, we took the opportunity to delve into the [...]

Magic Markets Ep112: The Brokerage Engine Room2023-02-15T19:23:45+02:00

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