Here we go again!!

Just as the European Union was confronting the ugly reality of Covid-19 infections forcing countries to go into lockdowns and the US still dealing with the Delta variant threatening to take the steam out of the economy going into the holiday season, South Africa...

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What Would Milton Friedman Do?

The three most influential economic minds of all time are, and few would dispute - Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman. In these times of rising inflation, the world needs a little bit more of Friedman. The Nobel Prize winner, best known for the...

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Tesla enters the dumping ground – Rental car market

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, took another step in defying conventional wisdom by agreeing to provide Hertz with 100,000 Teslas to be delivered by next year. The news was extremely well received by Wall Street and took Tesla’s market cap past $1 trillion and in the process...

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Dealing with the mother of all traffic jams

Supply chain shortages; Inflation worries; Rising oil prices; Fed tapering concerns; Interest rate hike timeline - these are the topics that have been filling the business news cycle all week. Let's break it down:   1. Supply chain shortages - The root of the...

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Covid – Please go away

The stock market bounced back on Friday after the major indexes suffered their worst month of the year in September amid rising fears of inflation, slowing growth and rising rates - the Dow Jones was down 4.3%, the S&P 500 fell 4.8%, and the Nasdaq Composite was...

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